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Maths Investigation - Maths Investigation "Jo has started in a local supermarket and her first job is to build displays of soup tins. To make them stable they are stacked using a brick bond so that each tins stands on two others. The tins are stacked against the wall. Each stack is complete with one tin in the top row." This piece of Maths coursework is about investigating sequences from a practical situation. In this investigation, tins are used to build stacks using a brick bond so that each new tin stands on two others....   [tags: Papers] 1106 words
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Maths Statistics Coursework - Maths Statistics Coursework Aim: In this investigation I am trying to investigate how readable 3 newspapers and if there target audience buys them. What am I going to do. To do this I am going to get 3 national newspapers, a tabloid, a broadsheet, and an in-between, and find out how readable they really are. My choice of newspapers will be: The Sun -------------- Tabloid The Times ----------- Broadsheet The Daily Mail ----- In-between How am I going to do it. To do it I have decided that the best way would be to get 5 of the same news stories on the same day in the 3 papers, and take the first 100 words of each article to see how many letters are in each word....   [tags: Papers] 561 words
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Swimming Problem Maths Investigation - Swimming Problem Maths Investigation Introduction ============ A group of swimmers are following a training schedule that requires them to dive into the water and swim one length of the swimming pool. They must keep doing this until they have completed 20 lengths. For safety's sake they have been allocated a single lane of the pool and all the swimmers must swim in the same direction in single file. Half of the swimmers say that it will be quickest always to swim in the same direction, climbing out of the pool at the end of each length to rejoin the queue....   [tags: Papers] 2370 words
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Fantasy Football – Maths Coursework – Statistics - Fantasy Football – Maths Coursework – Statistics My coursework is based on the game ‘Fantasy FootballÂ’ which is ran by the British newspaper called ‘The SunÂ’. Fantasy Football is a competition based on building your own ‘dream teamÂ’ and collecting points to try and have the most points at the end of the season with your team, to win the cash prize. All the players from the English Premiership are used and a scoring system is used to see how well the players are doing and who has picked the best eleven players for their team....   [tags: Papers] 2435 words
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Personal Statement - New technology has always been truly enthralling to me; I grew up with an MSDOS PC and the interaction with computers from such a young age helped form a bond while still fills me with excitement like a small child whether I'm typing in the very last line of code for a program, updating to the latest builds of my favourite beta software or finally working out how to patch a glitchy "feature" in Microsoft's latest OS. We live in the centre of a technological revolution with the real-time Web, new operating systems and ever cheaper portable computers and mobiles; it’s these developments that fuel me with a passion knowing that I want to be working on the next generation of software and technology....   [tags: Personal Experience] 779 words
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Language Processing - Language processing is a complex interaction of a wide range of factors and one of the most difficult tasks involved in language processing is to do simultaneous interpreting in a foreign language. This study will describe an experiment in which the writer herself experienced the job of a simultaneous interpreter in order to gain insights into the language processing in L2 and to reflect on the difficulties in L2 processing encountered by the simultaneous interpreter. Background of literature Different models have been developed to explain the complexity of speech processing, of which Levelt’s speaking blueprint (1993) presented below has become ‘the most complete and accepted one for a monolingual speaker’ (De Bot, Lowie & Verspoor 2005)....   [tags: Language ]
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Smith Report on Teaching Mathematics - ... Mathematics education is crucial, and should be highlighted as such to the Government and its agencies. The problem which has been highlighted in the Smith Report (2004: p. 4) that currently obstacles between the DfES and Learning and Skills Council (LSC) ‘creates an obstacle to providing a coherent strategy for mathematics education throughout the 14 – 19 stage.’ The Report (2004) also found that there is a significant shortage in specialist maths teachers in maintained secondary schools in England and that a percentage of 30% of those teaching maths don’t have a post A-Level qualification in the subject....   [tags: Education Math]
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Investigation into the Relationship Between P1 Exam Results and A-level Results - Investigation into the Relationship Between P1 Exam Results and A-level Results Aim My aim is to investigate the relationship between scores in the P1 exam and the final score obtained in the A-level exam. I have obtained a table of 249 students which tells me their results in the P1 exam and their final mark for the A-level, from the schoolÂ’s maths department. I wish to investigate this relationship as I have taken my P1 exam and will be completing my A-level maths year....   [tags: Papers] 1367 words
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Education Starts At Home - Some parents think that once their children are at school, they can relax and let the education system take control. But this is not the case at all. As research shows, parents have an even greater influence on their children’s academic results than the school does. Most of a child’s ability to communicate, to relate to teachers and peers and their attitude to learning, is formed from home. Parents can help give their children a head start, by beginning their education at home. Many parents don’t realise how they can help their children at home....   [tags: essays research papers] 817 words
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Evaluating the Ways in Which Emotion Might Enhance and/or Undermine Reasoning as a Way of Knowledge - Evaluating the Ways in Which Emotion Might Enhance and/or Undermine Reasoning as a Way of Knowledge What is emotion. Something inside of you, how you feel, a gut feeling you cannot controle, an insticntive feeling from the heart, something that affects the way you learn. Emotion affects everyone in different always and affects the way we live. Many people are affected stronger by their emotion than others. If we had no emotion then we would not care about anything such as, newspaper articles....   [tags: Papers] 764 words
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The Negative Consequences Associated with Physical Punishment of Children - There are many methods to correct, control, or change children’s behaviour. In the past, the common tactic was physical punishment. Straus defined physical punishment as “the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain but not injury for the purpose of correction or control of the child’s behaviour” (Straus cited in AlAnazi, (2008, p.8). In general, the physical punishment could range from hitting with heavy objects to mild spanking. Many societies had experienced physical punishment....   [tags: child abuse, early childhood education]
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The Rationale for P.E. in the Curriculum - ... Whereas, this could lead to the younger generation to gain weight due to the lack of exercises and understanding of health, which means that they have a fairly high chance to be considered as obese if not taught with Key stage 1-2. As the students move from key stage 2 to 3&4, more subject are added to the national curriculum, which should be taught as a core subject in school such as citizenship and ICT. By putting Physical Education in the national curriculum within the key stages, would be very useful as it could help with developing learning in other subjects....   [tags: Education, physical education ]
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Effective Teachers - ...  Psycho-social refers to the relationship between students and the teacher and focuses on personal aspects, whereas pedagogical question focus on the educational aspects and can be used in classroom management to refocus and direct students when necessary (Marsh, 2010).  The third area of communication is listening and Marsh (2010) emphasises the term ‘reflective listening’, which involves considering the non-verbal cues when interpreting and considering the message being sent.     Fetherston states (2007) when a teacher asks questions of the students and has others students respond to students, the level of learning is increased due to the students maintaining their focus throughout the subject or activity.  Bloom’s taxonomy is a classification system of questioning that extends students thinking through asking a range of questions from low order, knowledge and recall through to high order analysis and evaluation (Marsh, 2010).  An effective teacher practices using a variety of questioning techniques that is designed to present students with a range of higher and lower order questions, with lower order questions being suitable for introducing a subject and to continue the flow of the lesson, whereas higher order questions promote consideration, discussion and in depth....   [tags: Education]
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UK Education in Chaos - UK Education in Chaos The British education system at one time was considered as one of the world's finest, admired and emulated by nations spanning several continents. Now it is in a state of disarray, reduced to nothing less than a complete shambles and plagued with corruption thanks to the implementation of the so-called Curriculum 2000. "Luck of the draw" is becoming an increasingly influential factor in today's exam lottery. This article's title draws on the sarcasm of a Warwick undergraduate contributing to the A Level newsgroup....   [tags: social issues] 2805 words
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Reasons for Learning Material in Schools - Reasons for Learning Material in Schools Learning a variety of different subjects in school, falling under such categories as the sciences, humanitarian, linguistics, the arts and otherwise, it is often lingering in a student's mind how exactly this seemingly irrelevant information could possibly be beneficial later on in life. Although I am myself prone to this thought more often than I'd like to admit, looking at education from a broader, more objective standpoint, there are very valuable reasons to why exactly education is important to us, even when we fail to realise it....   [tags: Papers] 1114 words
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Computer Architecture - Computer Architecture 1. There have been a lot of developments in microprocessors since the 286 chip. The 286 CPU are no longer sold and are very rarely found in commercial use today because of its running speed, which is between 10MHz to 20MHz. This processor has a 24-bit address bus, and is able to address up to 16 million different address locations. It also has two operating modes, which are real mode and protected mode. The real mode is basically for normal DOS operations and it uses only 8086 code (8086 was the previous CPU)....   [tags: Essays Papers] 3476 words
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Today's School Curriculum - Today's School Curriculum The curriculum in today's schools has survived relatively unchanged for many years. It was created in a completely different world, one where computers were not used and jobs for the uneducated were easy to find. The world has changed significantly since then, but should the education system. The job market is a competitive one, and an extra qualification can make all the difference. One qualification that is needed for nearly every position is that of Information and Communication Technology, in other words, computers....   [tags: Papers] 681 words
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A Day in My Life - A Day in My Life My alarm clock starts beeping at 7:15 exactly and I groan and try to imagine that it isn't there. When the noise doesn't stop I roll over and hurl the unlucky object across the room. It invariably hits a precariously balanced pile of books or CD's and they invariably come crashing down, adding to the scene of devastation that is my bedroom floor. I then slowly drift off to sleep again; until, twenty minuets later, I am rudely awakened by my mum's voice shouting: "Danny you'll be late for school!"....   [tags: Papers] 835 words
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The Importance of Body Language in Personal Communication - The Importance of Body Language in Personal Communication Personal communication is aided by many factors other than simply speech. The main contribution to speech in personal communication is body language, most of which is unconscious. Body language is one of three aspects of Non Verbal Communication. The other two are Paralanguage and Appearance. Body language, as a whole is made up of every movement that our body makes that conveys communication to others. According to Michael Argyle Body language is made up of eight codes, these are: « Touch « Proximity « Orientation « Head Nods « Facial Expression « Gesture « Posture « Eye Contact The first, touch is one of the most intimate....   [tags: Papers] 945 words
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First Day of Secondary School - Original Writing - First Day of Secondary School - Original Writing I was so excited yet so terrified at the thought of my first day in secondary school. It felt much to me like my first day as an adult, the first day I ever felt grown up. As I packed my spanking new bag full of spanking new pens and pencils, I couldn't help but think would all the rumours about head flushing, bullying and heaps upon heaps of homework be true. I guess I was about to find out. Sporting my smart new navy blazer, white shirt and tie I slammed the door behind me and swiftly scurried to my friend Vicki's house....   [tags: Papers] 708 words
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Investigation Sibilings and IQ Scores - Investigation Sibilings and IQ Scores Hypothesis My hypothesis is that people with siblings have a lower IQ than people without siblings. Also that people with lower IQ's have lower KS2 results. IQ Levels ========= Using all the pupils available for KS4, I made a scatter graph showing how many siblings a pupil has against their IQ. I saw several points, which were extreme so I deleted these from my graphs. At this point I looked for a line of best fit but the line was almost horizontal so it would have been of no use....   [tags: Papers] 761 words
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Relationship Between IQ results, Key stage 2 results and Gender in Secondary School Students - Relationship Between IQ results, Key stage 2 results and Gender in Secondary School Students Introduction We are going to investigate the relationships between IQ results, Key stage 2 results and gender in secondary school students. The school that we are using to gather information for our sample from, Mayfield, is a fictitious high school. However, the data that is presented is still based on a real school and real students. Hypothesis ========== I predict that this investigation will prove that girls are more intelligent than boys....   [tags: Papers] 1285 words
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Education Before 1833 - Education Before 1833 Education before 1833 did depend upon personal wealth along with other factors, (fully explained later on.) Different classes of people attended different types of schools, and the costs that the schools charged would have a great impact on the types of people attending them. A governess would look after the wealthy children, and the boy's governess would be replaced by a tutor, until they were old enough to attend school. This tutor would teach Greek and Latin....   [tags: Papers] 599 words
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The School Ball - Original Writing - The School Ball - Original Writing I looked down at my mobile, staring at it. I had been doing that for the past half hour. I had wanted to do this for weeks but I was scared. I told myself it was either now or never. I pictured her face in my mind. I could see it now bright as light. That was what made me do it. I picked it up off the table and dialled her number, each button in turn. I could hear it ringing, ‘ring, ring…ring ring…’ Then I heard the receiver being picked up and a voice on the other side of the phone saying, ‘hello’ ‘Hi, can I talk to Melanie please?’ ‘Speaking, who’s this?’ ‘Hi’ I replied in a shaky sort of voice ‘it’s Jay, from school’ “Oh, hi Jay, ‘sup?” ‘I was wondering…’ I paused contemplating what to say ‘Well?’ an almost impatient voice replied over the phone ‘I was wondering, Would…Would…Would you… possibly like…to-come-to-the-school-ball-with-me?’ ‘Pardon?’ I took a deep breath ‘Um, well… I was thinking, would you like to go to the school ball with me’ ‘Yeh sure, I’d love to go....   [tags: Papers] 1197 words
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A Day in the Life of- Personal Narrative - A Day in the Life of- Personal Narrative Being shaken awake by my mum I turn over annoyed, thrown my pillow over my head and groan in miserable agony at the thought of having another early morning. That dreaded feeling, the kind that makes you feel like your heart’s in the pit of your stomach, overcomes me as I know that at any moment my mum is going to put on the light, open the curtains and threaten me with a jug of cold water or being dragged by my feet out of bed, and promptly down the very bumpy staircase....   [tags: Papers] 655 words
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Watching A Disappearing Number in Theater - Choose one production that you have seen and which you particularly enjoyed and discuss the aspects which made it so successful. A Disappearing Number I went to see a Disappearing Number, in the Theater. The production was performed by Complicite and was directed by Simon McBurney. I really enjoyed this performance. I thought that the mixture of maths and romance as well as the structure of the performance by incorporating the past and the present together, was extremely successful. The most successful aspect of the performance for me were the scene changes....   [tags: Simon McBurney] 946 words
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The Little Red Note - I glanced at my watch, quarter to nine; I had 10 minutes to get to school. Every day I wait for Jade at my house. She was 5 minutes late so I decided to walk down to her house. There was no sign of her down her road. Maybe she slept in late. I knocked on her door, her mum answered, "Hello love, oh are you here for Jade. I'm very sorry she can't come to school today she has a terrible migraine." My head dropped, "Okay, um well could you tell her I hope she feels better." "Bye then!" Jade had never been ill before....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 992 words
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Formalism - Formalism In this essay I will show that whilst formalism is an attractive view it does not provide us with an adequate account of mathematics. I will begin with a brief outline of the basic position before going on to discuss it. Finally, I will discuss Hilbert’s programme. In brief, formalism is the view that mathematics is the study of formal systems. This however does not tell the whole story and formalism can be divided into term formalism and game formalism (Shapiro, 2000: pp. 141-148). Term formalism is the view that mathematics is about characters or symbols....   [tags: Math]
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Structure and Development of Australian Curriculum - ... According to Tyler’s objectives model of curriculum, he believes that the educator must have a set of appropriate objectives of student outcomes and a clear direction before designing lesson instruction. He believes that course work must have a logical sequence and that assessments should be made throughout the course because it will give a clear indication of how well the students have understood and comprehended the course material. This framework is more rigid as it doesn’t make room for the individual learner, with the exception of assessments....   [tags: Education]
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Structure and Development of Australian Curriculum - ... Break down activities into simpler steps, encourage co –operative learning and make learning fun. Use graphic cues for work sheets and reminders and offer plenty of praise. On the other hand, according to Tyler’s objectives model of curriculum, the educator must have a set of appropriate objectives of student outcomes and a clear direction before designing lesson instruction. Lesson instructions must have a logical sequence and assessments should be conducted through the duration of the course, it will give a clear indication of how well the students have understood and comprehended the material....   [tags: Education]
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Technology Play: Advantages and Disadvantages for Development and Learning - ... Technology play can enhance cognitive development if used with developmentally appropriate activities. The computer offers unique opportunities for learning through self guided exploration and problem solving. One of my children’s favourite computer games was called Clue Finders. This particular program involved different levels of maths, spacial awareness, reasoning skills and spelling. My children would spend hours playing this game on rainy days or when I was otherwise occupied. As a mother and educator I was satisfied that there was appropriate developmental learning involved....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Males, Females, and Science Careers - ... All science co-ordinators have the power to do this and positive outcomes may be reflected in the students; the more confident a teacher is in a subject, the more passion they will express which will be transferred onto their pupils. Research indicates that gender biased science textbooks in Primary science lessons are a contributor to the absence of female scientists. One such concern is the delivery of images they contain. Blumberg (2007) conveys that, although frowned upon, text books are utilised excessively during science lessons and that these books contain a substantial quantity of male images, portraying male dominance in the field of science, thrusting this perception on boys and girls in the classroom from an early age....   [tags: Career Issues]
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Comparez le lycée en France- French Essay - Avec ‘6th form’ au Royaume-Uni Les systèmes sont très différents, mais il y a des avantages pour les deux. En France, les cours commencent à 8h et finissent à 16h, 17h ou 18h, selon l’emploi du temps de l’élève. Il y a deux récréations, une à 10h et une à 16h. Les élèves français ont une pause déjeuner très longue, normalement deux heures. La journée scolaire en Grande Bretagne est beaucoup plus court ; Elle commence à 8h45, avec une heure pour le déjeuner, et elle finit à 3h20....   [tags: French Essay] 273 words
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Mathematics and Physics - Mathematics and Physics Having thoroughly enjoyed A level Mathematics and Physics, I would like to further my studies with a degree course that combines these subjects. My Further Mathematics at A level course has helped me develop the confidence to tackle more chalalaging questions analytically. Whilst A level Chemistry and Computing have increases my basic knowledge in related subjects and will definitely assist me in future studies. I am currently interested in Electrical and Electronic Engineering which I have pursued through my work experience in London....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 302 words
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What makes a good teacher? - There are many things which make a teacher great and they all can`t be defined.However i`ve always considered several of them essential.In my opinion a good teacher is someonewho first of all creates interest in studying,doesn`t underestimate the children,has equal expectations of siccess from everyone and last but not least likes his job. A good teavher always has a sense of purpose.He chooses very carefully the teaching programme and adjusts it to the needs of his students.Children always come first and that`s why the decision he makes are based on how they will affect them.He shares experience with other teachers and thus is always learning new things....   [tags: essays research papers] 342 words
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The Life of Galileo Galilei - Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 near Pisa, in Italy, though some records say that he was born in 1563, as the New Year was sometimes believed to start in March. His father (Vincenzo Galilei) chose his name. His family was extremely proud of their ancestors, as the name came from Galileo Buonaiuti, who was first to have the name. He had been a doctor of medicine in Florence in the 1400’s. He was so famous that the whole family had taken his name in honour. Also it was a common thing for a first-born son to be given a form of his father’s last name as his first name....   [tags: Biography, Biographical Essay] 632 words
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Negotiate and Plan a Learning Contract - This following report is about identifying a learning area to improve and compliment personal continuing professional development. Since computing skills such as animation or programming appeal to me, this dose not in any way mean I dislike functional skills such as English or Maths. The chosen subject of choice is programming. The main reason for choosing programming is because ultimately I would like to be able to extend my knowledge on website development. I will learn the programming language php and incorporate it into web pages....   [tags: learning contracts, professional development, ] 632 words
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Innovative Approaches to Education at Four Schools in England - This customer evidence paper considers four schools in England–one primary (elementary) and three secondary–where innovative approaches to teaching and learning on a large scale are continually being implemented. Each school is able to meet or surpass the expectations of the national government while creating richer experiences for local people, and each makes extensive use of technologies for particular purposes. The paper is based on an analysis of thirty-six existing video interviews with heads, teachers, governors, students and local authority representatives undertaken for Microsoft, and the author’s follow up telephone conversations with one representative of each school....   [tags: teaching, teachers] 714 words
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Existents In Alfian Sa'at's Umbrella - Existents In Alfian Sa'at's Umbrella In the short story "Umbrella", the author Alfian Sa'at relates the tale of a young Malay Singaporean secondary school student, Hafiz. Alfian uses an older Hafiz as the narrator who recounts his experiences retaking his 'O' levels for the second time. Hafiz tells us about his relationship with Chris, a tuition teacher hired by his father to help him pass his examinations. I feel that "Umbrella" is essentially a story about the imposition of certain norms and standards on members of society....   [tags: Alfian Sa'at Umbrella Papers]
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How ICT has Impacted My Life - How ICT has Impacted My Life When I was planning how to investigate how ICT has had an impact on the way I do things at home and at school I decided to write everything I did down in my rough book for two days. I then analysed if ICT had any part to play in the various events. Below is a report on my findings: SOCIAL/PERSONAL ICT USE SMS SENDING TEXT MESSAGES TO MATES MOBILE RINGING PARENTS FOR LIFT HOME TELETEXT FINDING CINEMA TIMES DVD WATCHING/INTERACTING WITH A FILM TV WATCHING DIGITAL TV COMPUTER PLAYING GAMES ON THE INTERNET COMPUTER SENDING EMAILS DIGITAL CLOCK/RADIO WAKING UP IN THE MORNINGSCOMPUTER EMAILING WORK TO SCHOOL FOR TOMORROW DIGITAL CAMERA TOOK PHOTOS OF MY DOG AND SENT THEM VIA EMAIL TO MY SISTER AT UNIVERSITY GAMES CONSOLE PLAYED FIFA 2002 WITH LITTLE BROTHER TOUCHSCREEN AT ARGOS TO CHECK IF THEY HAD AN ITEM IN STOCK COMPUTER RECORD MP3 FILES FOR MY MINIDISC PLAYER MINIDISC PLAYED MP3 FILES WAP PHONE SENT PHOTOS TO MY MATES INTERACTIVE GAMES PLAYED GAMES AT THE ARCADE IN SKEGNESS WITH MATES DIGITAL TV SENT E-MAILS SCHOOL USE OF ICT MILLING MACHINE DT PROJECT COMPUTER RECORDING MEASUREMENTS IN SCIENCE PHYSICS USED THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD WITH MRS REID COMPUTER WORKED ON SPREADSHEETS IN MATHS COMPUTER USED COMPUTER TO CONTROL THE LIGHT GATE IN PHYSICS COMPUTER USED THE INTERNET TO SEARCH FOR INFORMATION FOR MY GEOGRAPHY PROJECT ON SETTLEMENT COMPUTER E-MAILED WORK HOME FOR TONIGHT'S HOMEWORK COMPUTER WORKED ON WORD GAMES IN MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES COMPUTER EDITING ARTWORK FOR GCSE PROJECT COMPUTER PRODUCED COURSEWORK PIECE FOR DT COMPUTER WORKED ON MY RELATIONAL DATABASE PROJECT FOR APPLIED ICT COMPUTER LOOKED AT THE DNA HELIX IN BIOLOGY COMPUTER WORKED ON MY COURSEWORK FOR PE BARCODE SCANNER TOOK LIBRARY BOOK BACK CD ROM LOOKED IN ENCARTA ENCYCLOPEADIA CD ROMFOUND DETAILS ABOUT THE AMERICAN DREAM FOR MY ENGLISH HOMEWORK CAD PROGRAM DESIGNED WOOD PIECE FOR DT COMPUTER SATELLITE INFORMATION FOR THE WEATHER HOW DO THE ICT USES MEET MY NEEDS....   [tags: Computer Science] 933 words
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Numeracy in primary schools - Numeracy in primary schools Numeracy is very important in primary schools today, with mental calculations being a central part of the mathematics curriculum. These mental methods of calculation should be encouraged from an early age, mathematics is used in our everyday lives without many of us realising; checking our change at the shops and leaving the house in order to arrive at school on time. It is advised that Numeracy lessons start with a 5-10 minute starter of oral or mental calculation work, working as a whole class to rehearse, sharpen and develop the children’s skills....   [tags: Economics] 1539 words
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Death Of A Salesman - Death Of A Salesman In Arthur Miller’s ’Death Of A Salesman’, Miller uses several techniques to show attitudes to success held by the characters. There are many indicators of success in this play which are, the ideas of being wealthy, the performance on their job, to have power and status. Some of the techniques he uses to show this are the use of motifs, the American Dream, language, stage directions and also through sequence in the past. One of the motifs Miller uses to show the attitude of success is the idea of being ‘well-liked’....   [tags: English Literature] 2170 words
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Aeronautical Engineers - Aeronautical Engineers Description Aeronautical engineers apply the principle of science and technology in work with highly sophisticated products such as aircrafts, missiles and space satellites. They usually specialise in research, design manufacture and production, or the management of maintenance programs Qualifications required The usual qualifications for entry into this career is a degree. However, it may be possible to enter with an HND or HNC. Entry to a relevant engineering degree with: * 2/3 A-levels with GCSEs (A-C) 2/3 in other subjects * A relevant GCSE in a vocational subject or Intermediate GNVQ may be acceptable as an alternative to academic GCSEs * At A level, Maths and Physics are often preferred and may be essential....   [tags: Papers] 1012 words
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Comparing the Approaches of Rationalism and Empiricism Towards a Theory of Knowledge - Comparing the Approaches of Rationalism and Empiricism Towards a Theory of Knowledge Rationalism ----------- Rene Descartes was the main rationalist. He said he believed he had to doubt everything known to him to really understand knowledge. Rationalism first began in Ancient Greece with two extreme rationalists - Parmenides and Zeno. Rationalists believed in innate ideas - ones that are present at birth, in the mind. When Descartes started his thoughts, it was in the 17th century, during the rise of science....   [tags: Papers] 986 words
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Scott Hicks's film Snow Falling on Cedars and Peter Hoeg's novel Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow - Scott Hicks's film Snow Falling on Cedars and Peter Hoeg's novel Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow Both Scott Hicks's film Snow Falling on Cedars and Peter Hoeg's novel Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow create images of natural beauty and purity and also of power and destruction with the same motif: snow. The snow obviously shapes Smilla's world in a very conscious way, it is her ally in her struggle; whilst Ishmael's world is under attack literally and symbolically from this powerful natural force....   [tags: Papers] 1682 words
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Personal Writing - School. - Personal Writing - School We gathered at the front of the school building, green railings, it looked so much more formal than my infant school. I had only visited this school once on my induction. I was terrified. I stuck to my mother's side, gripping her hand tightly, my Winnie the Pooh lunchbox in the other hand. I held back the tears as my mother let my hand go, and I followed my friend Lucy through the school gates, she had an older brother who had lent her his school jumper, we commented on how it looked more like a dress than a jumper....   [tags: Papers] 1146 words
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