National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Child Passenger Safety Week occurs each year during the week of Valentine’s Day, bringing public attention to the importance of safely transporting children. This year, the focus of National Child Passenger Safety Week is on booster seats.

National Child Passenger Safety Week

National Child Passenger Safety Week occurs each year during the week of Valentine’s Day, bringing public attention to the importance of safely transporting children. This year, the focus of National Child Passenger Safety Week is on booster seats.

The Professor as intant messenger

By Kathryn Wymer
Determined not to be left behind, I decided last semester to follow the lead of those pioneering instructors who have become IM buddies with their students. If my students found e-mail a clunky and outdated way to communicate, I wanted to reach out to them and use instant messaging.  

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Study: “Power Users” drive pedagogy

Research suggests tech-savvy students are having an impact in the classroom Students who excel in the use of technology are driving change in classroom instruction, according to a new survey of educators. Dubbed “Power Users,” these ultra tech-savvy students have a growing influence over what–and how–teachers now teach, the survey saidArticle continues

Reading Is Fundamental – website

Reading Is Fundamental, UK is an initiative of the National Literacy Trust that helps children and young people (aged 0 to 19) to realise their potential by motivating them to read.
We promote the fun of reading, the importance of book choice and the benefits to families of having books at home. Our projects provide motivational activities, opportunities for family and community involvement, and free books for children to choose and keep.

Reading Is Fundamental – website

Reading Is Fundamental, UK is an initiative of the National Literacy Trust that helps children and young people (aged 0 to 19) to realise their potential by motivating them to read.
We promote the fun of reading, the importance of book choice and the benefits to families of having books at home. Our projects provide motivational activities, opportunities for family and community involvement, and free books for children to choose and keep.

Microsoft – accelerating search in academic research

Live Labs is a partnership between MSN and Microsoft Research (MSR) focused on applied research for Internet-enabled products and services at Microsoft. Live Labs includes people with many different skills and perspectives on internet technologies — researchers, engineers, developers and designers. Together, they foster Internet-centric research programs, rapidly prototype and launch emerging technologies, incubate entirely new inventions, and improve and accelerate Live product offerings. The Live Labs team will collaborate closely with the academic research communities through research grants, fellowships, workshops, conference sponsorships, sabbaticals, internships, and more. More information on Live Labs is available at http://labs.live.com. This Request for Proposals is in support of Live Labs’ collaboration with the academic research community and is focused on the Internet Search research area.

National Youth week: just add you

National Youth Week  1-9 April 2006
NYW is a joint Australian Government, State, Territory and Local Government initiative.
The Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA), in collaboration with the Departments responsible for youth affairs in each State and Territory, coordinate NYW.
NYW aims to encourage young people to:
share ideas
attend live events
have their voices heard on issues of concern to them
showcase their talents
celebrate their contribution to the community
take part in competitions, and have fun!
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Loomia – podcast and videocast search engine

Loomia is a podcast and videocast search engine plus much more. Our goal is to help you discover, share, and manage things of interest to you. We make use of the likes and dislikes of an ever-increasing community to filter through thousands of channels to help you find good stuff.