Be aware of the physical hazards of TV to little children

Heavy electronic equipment a mounting hazard for children

WINNIPEG — Every year at least five Manitoba children are injured by tumbling TVs, speakers and stereos. A decade of hospital records obtained by the Winnipeg Free Press describe cuts, head injuries and amputations due to falling electronic equipment, especially TVs resting on unstable furniture like bedroom dressers.

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Be aware of the physical hazards of TV to little children

Heavy electronic equipment a mounting hazard for children

WINNIPEG — Every year at least five Manitoba children are injured by tumbling TVs, speakers and stereos. A decade of hospital records obtained by the Winnipeg Free Press describe cuts, head injuries and amputations due to falling electronic equipment, especially TVs resting on unstable furniture like bedroom dressers.

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Australian Computers in education conference in Queensland

Australian Computers in Education Conference –Cairns – October 2-4 2006

Brain POP at school



BrainPOP is an educational program, providing content spanning 6 main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health and Technology. Within each subject, you will find hundreds of short, animated movies that speak to kids in a language and voice that they understand. Developed according to national standards (NCTM, NSES, & NCTE), BrainPOP’s topics present students with an engaging, enlightening, and entertaining view of a given subject.

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Resources for women’s history month

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Thomson Gale launched a free Web site of biographies, quizzes, activities, timelines and more to complement classroom topics.

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Resources for Women’s History Month

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Thomson Gale launched a free Web site of biographies, quizzes, activities, timelines and more to complement classroom topics.

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Need resources for your classroom and lessons

Visit the Education pages at Pivotal Points.  

These include lists of websites with information and lesson plans to support your term theme and your curriculum subjects and to revitalise your teaching strategies.  There are also booklists for various themes, ages and needs.  

Parents back union rejection of new reporting system


The ACT Parents and Citizens Council has supported the education union’s decision to reject the controversial A-to-E reporting system. Article continues