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National Obesity Forum - State of the Nation's Waistline - Obesity in the UK: Analysis and expectations The purpose of the State of the Nation’s Waistline report is to audit the state of obesity in the UK, to identify what initiatives and policy exists, and to assess their effectiveness in tackling obesity and weight management issues. Obesity and weight management are a direct cause of many health problems and are already placing enormous demands on the NHS at a time when health resources are stretched like never before. The current situation is unsustainable.

Percentage Calculator Percentage calculator is a tool that lets you do a simple calculation: how many percent of X is Y? The tool is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is fill in two fields and the third one will be calculated for you. Other than being helpful with learning percentages and fractions, this tool is handy in many different situations. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Very Good Student Video Response App for Teachers June 9, 2016 Recap is a good video response system we are adding to the list of popular formative assessment tools for teachers. Recap allows both teachers and parents to keep track of students learning. It prompts students to capture their thinking and reflection on video. Video responses can be shared with other students to boost peer learning, they can also be shared with teachers and patents to engage them in the learning process taking place in class. As a teacher, you can create a class on Recap and invite you students to join in. You can choose whether to use a digit code ( good for young learners who don’t have an email address) or require students to log in using a valid email address and password.

What is the World Wide Web? - Twila Camp Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, a hypermedia platform that harnesses the powers of the Internet to connect anything together – people, files, ideas, communities. He wrote a book called Weaving the Web, in which he talks about the freedom that this ability to connect things together gives us. He is also the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which does the important work of guiding the development of the web through web standards.

Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom As the school year starts, many teachers are wanting to implement flipped learning into their classes. Before you begin, I encourage you to answer each of the questions below. The purpose of the questions is to help teachers BEGIN the process of flipping their class. This is only the first step. Flipped Class 101 can lead to Flipped Learning, which is a second stage of the Flipped Class. Fitness Industry Improves Growth at a Price - 1.5% rise in value and 4.5% rise in total membership The 2013 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report reveals that the UK health and fitness industry has grown its total market value by 1.5% to £3.92 billion over the twelve month period to the end of March 2013. The 2013 report highlights that the industry has experienced improved growth in the last twelve months with increases of 1.5% in value, 2% in the number of fitness facilities and a 4.5% rise in the number of members, according to independent leisure market analysts The Leisure Database Company.

Online Egg Timer - timerrr We are all familiar with a traditional kitchen egg timer. It is a very simple yet very effective device. The way it works just couldn't be more simple. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Educational Resources for Teaching Autistic Students June 11, 2015 Learning needs of autistic students require a special attention from those attending to them. This is because autistic learners exhibit a wide range of characteristics that often interfere with their learning and metacognition. Some of these characteristics, according to Autism Society, include: difficulties in attention, problems with learning by observation and imitation, troubles with task/event sequencing, uneven patterns of strengths and weaknesses and many more. To help you better support your autistic students, we are sharing with you these educational resources designed specifically for learners with autism. These resources feature several learning tools, lesson plan ideas, learning activities, teaching tips and many other helpful materials for helping autistic learners. 1- Cindy Autistic Support This website offers numerous learning resources to help students with autistic spectrum disorders.

Animations Allen Hoe served as a combat medic during the Vietnam War, and his two sons continued his legacy of service. His oldest son, Nainoa, eventually became a first lieutenant infantry officer with the Army's 3rd Battalion. In January 2005, while leading his men through Mosul, Iraq, Nainoa was killed by sniper fire. He was 27. On Memorial Day that same year, Allen traveled to Washington to honor Nainoa's memory, and it was there that he had a chance encounter a stranger that brought them both unforeseen comfort. StoryCorps is proud to present "The Last Viewing” alongside “1st Squad, 3rd Platoon" and "The Nature of War" to honor Veterans Day 2014.

Teacher Control Panel Already a Knowmia user?Sign in! Email / Student ID Password Wearable Technology - The adidas Heart Rate Monitoring System The adidas heart rate monitoring system brings the unique combination of accuracy, comfort, and convenience delivered by our rate monitoring athletic apparel. Our sports bras, racer tanks, and shirts are made of innovative "smart fabric" technology that incorporates special sensing fiber electrodes knit directly into the garment. The fabric hugs the body like second skin, moving with the wearer while the sensors — which are soft so they are never felt on the skin — monitor heart rate and communicate the data to a small transmitter that snaps into the garment. The transmitter synchs up with a compatible heart rate monitor sports watch, smart phone or cardio machine, instantly relaying the data so the wearer can monitor and measure heart rate, calories burned and overall performance and progress.

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