Nowadays, the digital version of print magazines and newspapers are becoming increasingly popular among publishers as they can save printing and postage costs as well as they are able to reach a whole new audience in the online world.
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The Disaster Mapper is an interactive map of Australia that shows over 50 disaster events that have occurred at different times, ranging from the early 1900s through to the most recent events. Each event is supported by statistics, images, videos and text. The events are searchable by location, time or type of disaster.
This site also has a whole host of other great resources and lesson plans revolving around disaster management relative to the Australian Curriculum
Kids will learn about getting help by playing games and solving mysteries. They'll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero. Along the way they will meet the "Zeros" as they are guided step by step through the game.
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Boudicca: Her Story [Kindle Edition] What is deemed as “his-story” is often determined by those who survived to write it. In other words, history is written by the victors. The Roman historian,...
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As a result, when I had started teaching this unit of inquiry to the children in Hyderabad, most of the students thought of heroes as Bollywood movie stars. In order to help them understand the difference between a celebrity and ...
International educator.Interested in enhancing learning through technology (by Jason Graham) (Just posted http://t.co/STNkVRIj with thanks to @dwyerteacher, @mramidon @sducharme #pypchat #ibpyp #pyp...)...
A website providing links, resources and information designed to assist PYP library professionals as they support and enhance the IBO Primary Years Programme in their schools.
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An animated presentation about concept mapping. Focuses on how groups can employ the technique as a tool for collaborative planning and problem solving. he presentation was first given at Swarthmore College's Staff Development Week on January 11, 2011.
Adding a new dimension to presentations everywhere, three-year-old startup Prezi is providing its unorthodox presenters with 3D and fade-in animation tools to help them express their big ideas in ...
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TED Talks Reuben Margolin is a kinetic sculptor, crafting beautiful pieces that move in the pattern of raindrops falling and waves combining. Take nine minutes and be mesmerized by his meditative art -- inspired in equal parts by math and nature.
My Year 4 class is the finishing the year with a Sharing the Planet Unit of Inquiry with the Central Idea 'Finding resolutions to conflict leads to a better quality of life'. Our concepts are Causation, Change & Responsibility.
Earlier this year our students had studied a unit of inquiry about belief systems and had made presentations as part of their summative assessment. The students from MJGDS, who visited the published presentations, were ...