Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) Linguists predict that some 3,000 languages spoken will go extinct within the next century. (Photo: Paul Stevenson/Flickr) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language?
Kids' Corner, State of Alaska Alaska Facts State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land." State Motto: "North to the Future" State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 31,275 (2010 Census) Alaska Map: Alaska Flag:
The history of the European Union EU Pioneers The following visionary leaders inspired the creation of the European Union we live in today. Without their energy and motivation, we would not be living in the sphere of peace and stability that we take for granted. From resistance fighters to lawyers and parliamentarians, the EU pioneers were a diverse group of people who held the same ideals: a peaceful, united and prosperous Europe.
Nature of Science Teaching Activities / Nature of science The Nature of Science strand is described in the science learning area as the overarching and unifying strand. How might this influence our teaching and our choice of teaching activities? What teaching activities will help us teach the nature of science? The teaching activities in this section provide examples for how we might adapt other activities to meet the aims of the Nature of Science strand.
Geology in the Parks Rocks are all around us. They make up the backbones of hills and mountains and the foundations of plains and valleys. Beneath the soil you walk on and the deep layers of soft mud that cover the ocean basins is a basement of hard rock. What are rocks made of? Rocks are made up mostly of crystals of different kinds of minerals, or broken pieces of crystals, or broken pieces of rocks. Some rocks are made of the shells of once-living animals, or of compressed pieces of plants. How classrooms look around the world — in 15 amazing photographs To mark last month’s World Teachers’ Day (sponsored by UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), photographers from Reuters took pictures around the world of educators with their students in a telling exhibit of the very different circumstances under which children attend school. Here are 15 pictures taken by Reuters photographers, revealing the spectrum of “classrooms” — from those with literally no resources to those well-stocked and housed. Teacher Mahajera Armani and her class of girls pose for a picture at their study open area, founded by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), outside Jalalabad city, Afghanistan September 19, 2015. (Reuters) Class one children aged between six and seven years old pose for pictures in their classroom at Gifted Hands Educational Centre in Kenya’s Kibera slum in the capital Nairobi, September 16, 2015.
Earth at Night 2012 Account Options Sign in Earth at Night 2012 Number Games for Kids Online - SplashLearn Frequently Asked Questions: Q1: How do I teach my kindergartener to recognize numbers? Ans: You can use objects, pictures, counters or abacus to make your kindergarten learn and recognise numbers.