PhD candidate Pamela Graham
PhD candidate and tutor Pamela Graham has just received one of Flinders University’s Best Student Research Paper Awards for her cultural analysis of the well-known 2008 anthology Growing Up Asian in Australia.
Compiled by award-winning author and memoirist Alice Pung, the anthology features personal accounts, essays, short stories and poetry on coming-of-age in modern-day Australia by more than 50 different Asian Australian contributors.
“I heard Alice Pung speak at the Adelaide Writers’ Week in 2012 and because I have an interest in Australian cultural identity I was interested in learning more about the book. A Fli
“We are teaching kids to live on a planet we’ve never seen.” – Mary Catherine Bateson
This quote is as true now as it has ever been, but how are we to do this? By developing students’ abilities to think critically, creatively and empathically. How do we manage that? By embedding three qualities—connection, purpose, and mastery into our classrooms.
Brain research has given us a few solid principles in the past decade. One is the co
our weekly photography talk show which airs live each Wednesday at 4:00 pm ET, was back after our holiday break this week, and we did our 2nd annual show, where we give our viewers ideas on how to move forward in their photography in the coming year.
Last years episode was one of our best of the year, and this year we had the advantage of having a wonderful in-studio guest, landscape photographer Karen Hutton, and she was just fantastic. Lots of great insights and totally worth watch just for her tips and perspective. Best of all, its free and you can watch it right above (how about that awesome thumbnail up there, eh? Geesh!).
Heres wishing you a kick-butt weekend, and well see you back here on Monday.
Yale University was ranked No. 1 in the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2014 annual listing of the nation’s best values in private universities, followed by Princeton University in 2nd place and Rice University in 3rd place. Rice has consistently ranked among Kiplinger’s top five best-value schools. Also, Kiplinger noted that Rice’s six-to-one undergraduate student-faculty ratio is among the lowest for both liberal arts colleges and private universities.
Cornell University was ranked No. 15 on Kiplinger’s list of the best values in private universities for 2014, up from No. 18 last year. In addition, U.S. Full Post…
Military-style discipline will be introduced into state schools under sweeping government plans to train more ex-soldiers as teachers and dramatically increase the number of cadet forces, it has emerged.
The Government is investing at least £19 million on programmes designed to develop an Armed Forces “ethos” in the state education system.
For the first time this month, former servicemen without university degrees will be able to take part in a new training programme designed to fast-track them into the classroom in around half the time taken by most other teachers.
Striving to address the most common sensory issues children face, two occupational therapy professors at University of the Sciences recently released their book, Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving Everyday Sensory Issues.
Rondalyn Whitney, PhD, DTR/L; and Varleisha Gibbs, OTD, OTR/L, compiled unique proven strategies parents can use to help their children move beyond their sensory needs and increase their performance on tasks such as school work, holidays, and interactions with friends. Full Post…