World Development Indicators The Aggregation Rules function defines the methodologies to be used when deriving custom aggregates. These rules apply only to custom country groups you have created. They do not apply to official groups presented in your selected database. For each selected series, choose your Aggregation Rule and Weight Indicator (if needed) from the corresponding drop-down boxes. Check the Apply to all box if you wish to use the same methodology for all selected series. Aggregation Rules include: 1.
about my Wheel of Autism Apps This is a quick post in response to some comments and questions about my app wheel, which has been doing some alarmingly extensive rounds on Twitter and the like. Other groups have been putting together lists of recommended apps formatted in this way. In particular I’m a fan of this wheel of apps for autism developed in Australia, and a dyslexia app wheel created by my colleagues at CALL Scotland. I’ve copied the format here, because it think it is a really intuitive way to organise apps by functional category – i.e. according to what they’re meant to do. However I also feel that this layout leaves a lot of key information out.
25 Awesome Tools for Getting Organized Let’s face of it–most of us, when it comes right down to it, wish we could be more organized. As hard as we try to shuffle our things around, to put them in the right containers, with the right labels, to figure out the best solutions for limited storage spaces, it seems like much of the time we just aren’t making much headway. We’ve discovered that there must be more to getting organized than to simply rearrange our closets, but what are we missing? What’s the secret? A few years ago I read a book called The Organizing Sourcebook: Nine Strategies for Simplifying Your Life by Kathy Waddill that totally transformed the way I started organizing my stuff.
Awe-Inspiring Pictures Of Shaolin Monks Training Shaolin Kungfu practiced by monks from Shaolin Monastery takes martial arts to a brand new level. As Shaolin monks believe the strength comes only from the mind, there are almost no limits to what can be done with their bodies during the trainings. They practice techniques centered around balance, strength, endurance, and self defense. They can endure incredible amounts of pain while barely flinching. Cuban Architect Mario Coyula Cowley Dies In the early hours of Monday, architect Mario Coyula (16 June 1935 to 7 July 2014), winner of the National Architecture Award, died of cancer, according to the island’s official press. Born in 1935, Coyula directed CUJAE’s School of Architecture, he was the Director of Architecture and Urbanism for Havana, for the Group for the Integral Development of the Capital, and first president of the Havana Monuments Commission. Among the “most notorious” of the works he participated in was the Mausoleum of the March 13th Heroes, located in the Colón Cemetery, as well as the Martyrs Park at Infanta and San Lazaro, “considered the first major monument after te triumph of the Revolution.” He also did the Duplex House in the Camilo Cienfuegos City School and the conversion of the of the former Caballero Funeral Home into a House of Culture.
Top 10 ways to ensure your best people will quit Here are 10 ways to guarantee that your best people will quit: 10. Treat everyone equally. This may sound good, but your employees are not equal. Some are worth more, because they produce more results. Yoga For Beginners — 20 Minutes That Will Change Your Life If you aren't a master of the downward dog or don't even know what that term means, don't worry. Yoga may be a widely popular exercise trend but not everyone has jumped on the wagon. If you're new to yoga, you've come to the right place. I was never one for yoga. My version of meditation involved running a half marathon and sweating buckets. That was until I fell ill and needed to rethink my strenuous exercise regiment.
Mario Coyula, Cuban spirit in the architecture In the first hours of this Monday died in Havana, victim of cancer, the renowned architect Mario Coyula Cowley (1935), one of the most lucid and respected in the field of architecture and urban design in Cuba and beyond the borders of the Island. The Cubadebate website published the following message of the family: Today 7 July at 1:40 a.m. Mayito left physically, with us he will always be as what he was: a gentleman of fine print, the latest as they said some, not so, but each time are less. We will not wake, those who know our way of thinking about this. He will be cremated and his ashes placed next to his son. International Law: Acquisition of Territorial Sovereignty Q Define nature of International Law. Ans International Law may be defined as the body of legal rules binding upon the states i n their relations with one another. Q What is succession of states? Ans Succession is absorbtion or merger of one state to another state or states. Q Define the concept of extradition. Ans When one state surrenders to another state an accused or convicted person, it is called extradition.
Intellipad iPad app focuses on special education needs The iPad is becoming increasingly popular in academic settings, gracing everything from undergraduate lecture halls to medical schools to grade-level classrooms. But the iPad’s educational uses don’t stop there. Intellipad’s new Intellipad 1.0 iPad app aims to make Apple’s tablet more useful for special education, especially kids learning to read, write, and communicate. “I feel as though the iPad was developed specifically with the special needs child in mind,” Cheryl Bregman, Director of Intellipad and an occupational therapist, told Macworld. “It is interactive, delivers a direct cause-and-effect relationship, and provides opportunities to learn materials in a multi-sensory way.” Even Apple’s latest iPad 2 commercial shows off the tablet’s educational power, featuring several apps that can be used to learn a new language, topic, or instrument.
7 Habits Of Parents Who Leave The Office At 5 P.M. Guilt-Free If you’re still at the office after 6 p.m., the problem probably isn’t your workload; you might not be working efficiently. "It’s extremely difficult if not impossible to get out of the office by 5 p.m. if you’re disorganized," says Laura Stack, author of Doing the Right Things Right: How the Effective Executive Spends Time. "People are working far too long and far too hard because they are inefficient, disorganized, and waste time during the day."