October 2009 Blog Posts (24)

Two Heads are better than One: Why not have a study partner?

People dread the idea of studying for exams like CAT because the topics are extremely difficult or painfully boring. In such cases, studying with a partner is the best approach. It makes CAT preparation easier and more enjoyable. The study partner can be a classmate, friend, coworker, or family member. If your study partner is studying the same CAT topic you are, then you can work as a team in solving CAT… Continue

Added by nirularadhika on October 30, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Flatclassroom09-3 SoundingBoards

Every fall a global project takes place led by Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis. This year over 220 students from 5 countries will research trends in information technology and globalization, write a collaborative research report on a wiki, and produce digital videos about their topics. Sound impressive? Well it is! These students are not graduate level… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on October 30, 2009 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Broomhilda and her Wicked Instincts: A scary IEP story

I'm a writer. Some of my friends tell me how (very) cool I am for being a writer. If they could only see me now! I spend most of my day sitting in this same worn, green armchair, looking at the screen that now stares back at me. I always blink first. Cool. Some days while I stare at the screen, I switch it up a bit and drink a Diet Coke instead of a Diet green tea with citrus. When it's really cold, I'll heat up Dr. Pepper. I know, it's riveting!

But in my humble opinion, the very… Continue

Added by Mary Calhoun Brown on October 27, 2009 at 7:40am — No Comments

What does autism "look" like?

Just as every person is different and has her own set of strengths and weaknesses, every person on the autism spectrum is different, as well. Too often we think "autism" and we have a preconceived notion of what that "looks like."

I attended a conference not long ago, and a bright educator named Paula Kluth gave a moving presentation about how most autistic behavior is nothing more than human behavior. The difference for those on the autism spectrum is... they don't always have the… Continue

Added by Mary Calhoun Brown on October 19, 2009 at 7:54am — No Comments

2nd LAN Party of the K12Online2009 Conference

Please join us on October 20, 2009 at 22:00GMT/3:00pmPDT/4:00pmMDT/5:00pmCDT/6:00pmEDT for a live event of the 2009

K12Online Conference

On October 20, the K12Online Conference is hosting a LAN party from 6:00PM to 8:00PM EDT. We invite everyone to gather at the LAN party site with colleagues in order to view two past conference presentations and then engage in lively discussions in our chatroom. The presenters will be in attendance.… Continue

Added by mrsdurff on October 18, 2009 at 11:26am — No Comments

The 1997 Second Earth Summit

The 1997 Second Earth Summit in New York (“Rio+5”) made an assessment of progress since 1992. The General Assembly adopted the Programme for Further Implementation of Agenda 21, which reaffirmed the 1992 programme as the fundamental basis for sustainable development. Guide 10-Page Term Paper writing: academic guidelines by responsible papers writers! “We emphasize”, said the assembly in a statement of… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:54am — No Comments


The relationship between environmental and developmental goals is well recognized. Agenda 21, itself opens:

Humanity stands at a defining moment in history…integration of environment and development concerns and greater awareness to them will lead to the fulfillment of basic needs, improved living standards for all, better protected and managed ecosystems and a safer and more prosperous future. Great ideas on writing Essay about… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:53am — No Comments

Australia and Global Interest

How should the international community respond to this preoccupation of a country that is currently determined to put its perceived national interest ahead of both its immediate international obligations and a longer-term global interest? Sadly, most governments have only a short-term attention span in formulating public policy. They respond to the immediate demands of the most powerful voices in the community and have one eye on the more popular policy direction. There is little doubt that in… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:52am — No Comments

Are We Doing Enough?

Is Australia, with 0.27% of the global population consuming 1.0% of the global energy resources, acting in the legitimate national interest with its population, immigration and development assistance policies? Is it playing its part in striving for the planetary interest? Qualitative Dissertation Assistance by experienced dissertation thesis writers on the net for students! Should it specifically be helping India?… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:52am — No Comments

Australia’s Population and Family-Planning Programmes

Australia’s population and family-planning programmes rest on principles that reflect the priorities of Cairo. Individuals should decide freely the number and spacing of their children and have the information and means to exercise this choice. Access to safe and effective family-planning services is a fundamental right. Women should have access to a wide range of reproductive health services and should participate fully in defining the services they need. Family-planning programmes should… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:51am — No Comments

Rational Debate

Rational debate is a rare political luxury. Expert opinion and reasoned discussion have recently ceded to a negative populism, and the whole political and social atmosphere has changed in the country. One new and independent member of parliament in particular has attracted renewed attention to Australia’s immigration policy. Her trenchant and unfortunate criticism of immigration, particularly from non-English speaking countries, has ignited a polarized national race debate. Racist violence and… Continue

Added by V1v1an on October 15, 2009 at 12:50am — No Comments

Black Eyed Peas “Youth Voices” PSA Empowers Youth Through Digital Arts

The Adobe Foundation and The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation today unveiled a new public service announcement called “Plant Inspiration.” The PSA promotes the launch of Adobe Youth Voices, a non-profit that stresses the power of technology to engage middle- and high school–age youth. Adobe Youth Voices provides… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on October 7, 2009 at 2:19pm — No Comments

eEverything to learn

There is so much electronic education. One can learn how to sell Medical insurance or almost perform Heart surgery or go to Church on the internet. it would be nice if Everything on the internet could… Continue

Added by Lee W. on October 3, 2009 at 9:07pm — No Comments


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Added by qwer on October 2, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

The Military Tour

The military tour of April-June 1947 promoted goodwill between Washington and Cairo, but it also "gummed up" Anglo-American relations as Graling anticipated. Twelve top Egyptian officers visited American bases and the Pentagon, observed military maneuvers, met with General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and decorated numerous Americans for bravery in the North Africa campaigns of the late world war. British officials learned of the tour through an Egyptian army informant and became suspicious of… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:44am — No Comments

"Where Shall Our Troops Go?"

State Department officials thought it unwise for Britain to make a rigid stand on the Bevin-Sidky terms. Although those terms "seem reasonable," Henderson thought the British should concede a few minor points that would not harm their strategic position to appease Egyptian national aspirations and facilitate settlement. He suggested that the British accelerate their evacuation of combat troops and make some concession on Sudan, such as increasing Egyptian participation in the civil service,… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:44am — No Comments

Soviet Interference

Ironically, concern with Soviet interference impelled Foreign Office officials to ask the State Department not to do exactly what they had asked it to do a month earlier. Scott-Fox retracted his request for American intervention, and British Minister John Balfour extracted assurances from Acheson and Henderson that the United States would not intervene in the AngloEgyptian controversy. On 25 April, Bevin raised the matter with Marshall during a break at the foreign ministers' meeting. Given… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:42am — No Comments

The Security Council

Scott-Fox's suggestion divided officials in the State Department who wished to avoid provoking Egyptian nationalism. Gordon P. Merriam, William L. Jenkins, and Christine Grant Harris of the Office of Near Eastern Affairs advised that the United States discourage Egypt as Scott-Fox requested. They predicted that Security Council hearings would only deepen Anglo-Egyptian intransigence. Acheson, however, asserted that American intervention would foment nationalism, and he wished to avoid… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:41am — No Comments

The British Determination

The number of troops constituting that presence also caused controversy in London. The COS used the collapse of the Bevin-Sidky agreement as a reason to slow evacuation from the Canal Zone, and on 30 April 1947, some 169,000 British personnel remained there, including 75,300 British servicemen, 20,600 non-United Kingdom troops under British command, and 73,000 Axis prisoners employed as laborers while awaiting repatriation. Take into account, you have an opportunity to buy… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:40am — No Comments

The Coordination of Anglo-American Policy toward Egypt in Early 1947

In early 1947, American policy toward the Anglo-Egyptian deadlock pursued the conflicting objectives of mollifying Egyptian nationalism while preserving vital Western strategic interests in Egypt. Expecting Egypt to appeal to the Security Council to order them to evacuate Egypt and Sudan, British officials sought full American support of their efforts to meet this challenge to their strategic and political interests. Take into account, you can buy… Continue

Added by Samm1 on October 2, 2009 at 3:39am — No Comments

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