By Frances Hodgson Burnett
By myself in a brand new state, prosperous Sara Crewe attempts to make pals at boarding tuition and settle in.
But while she learns that she'll by no means see her loved father back, her existence is grew to become the other way up. remodeled from princess to pauper, she needs to switch dancing classes and comfort for drudgery and a room within the attic. Will she locate that kindness and generosity are all of the riches she actually needs?
With deeply poignant creation written by way of bestselling writer of Chinese Cinderella, A Little Princess is among the twelve really good vintage tales being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.
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An interactive videodisc system typically consists of a computer (including a disk drive and keyboard) which is linked to (interfaced with) a videodisc player and a colour monitor. Often the system can be operated by a light pen, a mouse, a concept keyboard, a bar-code reader or a tracer ball, as well as the keyboard. Users of IV can control or ‘interact’ with the system to choose their own sequence of video, sound, text, computer graphics or even still pictures. IV can provide a combination of images, sounds and computer-generated text and diagrams which, at its inception, was perhaps unique in a learning situation.
IT is commonplace in work and in homes, growing numbers of people have access to multimedia and are linking up to the Internet. What impact will these changes have on the future curriculum? The questions we have raised in this summary underpin the discussions in the following chapters. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 focus in particular on learners and software, Chapters 6 and 7 consider teachers and institutions. The final chapter provides an overview of the book and explicitly addresses the critical questions we have raised here.
Learners and reading 37 However, whenever children use a computer with adult help, the language experience will be enriched, and so on the occasions when an adult was available, the interchange of language was much enhanced by different aspects of questioning and checking the children’s understanding. (Burns 1995:18) Her account of the discussion generated about the characters and their antics in Naughty Stories is in sharp contrast to the slightly stilted readings we observed when children were working without adult intervention.