Ditch the grammar and teach children storytelling instead A report in the Times has quoted a secondary school teacher who complained that their year 7 intake no longer knew how to tell a story. “They knew what a fronted adverbial was, and how to spot an internal clause, and even what a preposition was – but when I set them a task to write a story, they broke down and cried,” reported the teacher. The fact that no importance is placed on storytelling makes me very frustrated not only because it puts so little value or emphasis on children’s creativity, but also because storytelling is more than simply an art – it is a crucial skill for life and commerce. Politicians should know this better than anyone.
British National Bibliography (BNB) - Linked Open Data - Datasets - the Datahub British National Bibliography (BNB) published as Linked Data by the British Library, linked to external sources including: VIAF, ISNI, LCSH, Lexvo, GeoNames, MARC country, and language. Published to this data model for books; this data model for serials and this data model for forthcoming books ( Current release of approximately 4.25 million descriptions (148,596,955 triples) of books (including monographs published over time); forthcoming books and serials published in the UK over the last 60 years.The dataset, covering UK publications since 1950, is updated monthly. British National Bibliography (BNB) published as Linked Data by the British Library, linked to external sources including: VIAF, ISNI, LCSH, Lexvo, GeoNames, MARC country, and language. Published to this data model for books; this data model for serials and this data model for forthcoming books (
Antisemitism Origin and Meaning of the Term The word antisemitism means prejudice against or hatred of Jews. The Holocaust, the state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945, is history’s most extreme example of antisemitism. In 1879, German journalist Wilhelm Marr originated the term antisemitism, denoting the hatred of Jews, and also hatred of various liberal, cosmopolitan, and international political trends of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries often associated with Jews. The trends under attack included equal civil rights, constitutional democracy, free trade, socialism, finance capitalism, and pacifism. Antisemitism in History
La letteratura greca su Internet Duke Papyrus Archive- Greek University of Michigan Papyrus Collection (fabbricazione, codice e rotolo, puzzle) Oxyrhynchus online Papiri greci della Sorbona Heidelberg Gesamtverzeichnis der Griechischen Papyruskunden Ägyptens Egyptian Medical Texts Medicine in ancient Egypt was understood as a combination of practical technique and magical incantation and ritual. Although physical injury was usually addressed pragmatically through bandages, splints, and salves, even the broken bones and surgical procedures described in the medical texts were thought to have been made more effective through magic spells. These spells were recorded in the medical texts of the time, written on papyrus scrolls, and consulted by physicians when needed. In the present day, most people would balk at the idea of visiting a doctor and having incantations muttered over them while they were rubbed with oil and fumigated with incense as amulets and charms were swung over their bodies, but to the ancient Egyptians, this was all simply a routine aspect of the medical practice.
2012 Vingt ans de recherches en didactique du français (1990-2010) Véronique Boiron et Bernadette Kervyn Pre-primary education and research in the didactics of French : retrospective assessment (1990-2010) and programmatic opening Escuela de párvulos e investigaciones en didáctica del francés : balance retrospectivo (1990-2010) y apertura programática Grundschule und Forschungen in Französischdidaktik : rückblickende (1990-2010) und programmatische Öffnung Roxane Gagnon et Kristine Balslev Teacher training from a didactical perspective : review of two decades of articles in Repères La formación de los docentes desde una perspectiva didáctica : balance de dos décadas de artículos de la revista “Repères” Ein didaktischer Standunpkt über die Lehrerausbildung : Überblick über zwei Jahrzehnte von Artikeln aus der Zeitschrift Repères Marie-Madeleine Bertucci et Véronique Castellotti How are variation and variety taken into account in the teaching of French ?
Touch Gesture Reference GuideGo! The Touch Gesture Reference Guide is a unique set of resources for software designers and developers working on touch-based user interfaces. The guide contains: 1) an overview of the core gestures used for most touch commands 2) how to utilize these gestures to support major user actions 3) visual representations of each gesture to use in design documentation and deliverables 4) an outline of how popular software platforms support core touch gestures (below). Download Touch Gesture Reference GuideTouch Gesture Cards Left–right political spectrum The left–right political spectrum is a system of classifying political positions, ideologies and parties, from equality on the left to social hierarchy on the right. Left-wing politics and right-wing politics are often presented as opposed, although a particular individual or group may take a left-wing stance on one matter and a right-wing stance on another; and some stances may overlap and be considered either left- or right-wing depending on the ideology. In France, where the terms originated, the Left has been called "the party of movement" and the Right "the party of order". The intermediate stance is called centrism and a person with such a position is a moderate or centrist. History of the terms By 1914, the Left half of the legislature in France was composed of Unified Socialists, Republican Socialists and Socialist Radicals, while the parties that were called "Left" now sat on the right side. Ideological groupings across the spectrum See also
Epigraphic Database Heidelberg The Epigraphic Database Heidelberg contains the texts of Latin and bilingual (i.e. Latin-Greek) inscriptions of the Roman Empire. The epigraphic monuments are collected and kept up to date on the basis of modern research. With the help of search functions specific queries can be carried out - e.g. a search for words in inscriptions and / or particular descriptive data.
The European Library is now in Europeana Library records with digital media have been moved to Europeana, and you can also find the fulltext Newspaper collection. The European Library (TEL) was launched by the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL) in 2004 as the union catalogue of European national libraries and then became a web portal and open data hub for national library data in Europe. Its success led to the European Commission asking CENL to set up what later became Europeana. The European Library disseminated library data in a variety of ways to promote its wider use. 2008 Pratiques effectives de la littérature à l'école et au collège Ana Dias-Chiaruttini What do cycle 3 teachers say about their practices and about the texts which institutionalize the teaching of literature in primary school ? A contribution to the analysis of statements on teaching practices ¿Qué opinan los profesores de ciclo 3 de sus prácticas y de los textos que instituyen la literatura en la escuela primaria ? Hacia un análisis de declaraciones prácticas Was sagen die Lehrer aus der dritten Grundschulstufe über ihre eigene Praxis und über das öffentliche Literaturprogramm an der Grundschule ?
The Tkinter Canvas Widget The Canvas widget provides structured graphics facilities for Tkinter. This is a highly versatile widget which can be used to draw graphs and plots, create graphics editors, and implement various kinds of custom widgets. When to use the Canvas Widget The KKK was a pyramid scheme exploiting racism for money — Quartz The 1920s KKK made a lot of money selling robes, memorabilia, candy, and life insurance policies to its own members Today, the Ku Klux Klan is one of the most extreme and reviled symbols of American racism. But there was once a time when the fringe hate group verged on “mainstream.” In the 1920s, its members numbered in the millions and made up a significant percentage of the US population. This is the KKK that claimed to control elections and counted U.S. presidents among its members.
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