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multimodal content for cognitive effectiveness

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 18:28:46 -0400
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At 08:10 AM 2001-04-22 -0400, Anne Pemberton wrote:
>Jonathon,
>
> The page took a long time to download, and I'm not sure if I read the
>story on page five, tho I read a lot of stuff that came in, there didn't
>seem to be links to the stories so much as just scrolling through a variety
>of stories. I read several intersting stories on various gardening displays
>that are available at shows and on tours.
>

AG::  

If I decode correctly, the story he sent us to is the one at the foot of p.5,
which can be recognized by the butterfly illustration.

It deals with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Sensorama, an exploratorium
which is carefully designed to play to five senses.  And which plays well to
the crowd.  See also

<http://www.rbge.org.uk/education/edexhib.htm>http://www.rbge.org.uk/educat
ion/edexhib.htm

Al

>Was curious over the title as "green fingers" til I remembered that's what
>you say in the UK for what we call a "green thumb" ....
>
>Incidently, Mrs. P's Links now has a link to the British Museum for their
>wonderful site about Ancient Egypt! It is well done and useful even with
>our young children.
>
> Anne 
>
>At 05:15 PM 4/21/01 +0100, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
>>The front page might be a little heavy, however please read the short review
>>on page 5:
>><http://www.royalsoc.ac.uk/scforall/CopusOutandAbout.pdf>http://www.royal
soc.ac.uk/scforall/CopusOutandAbout.pdf
>>
>>I've found that many museums in London are willing to create resources for
>>our students if given reasonable notice of a visit:
>>The British Museum provided us with a particularly busy and brilliant day of
>>activities around Mummies and dessication with lots of dried fruit to eat.
>>The Tate gallery  arranged for us all to dress up in period costumes and
>>appear in various paintings.
>>The National Portrait Gallery took photographs of each student posing with
>>props.
>>These are just a few of the activities arranged in order to attempt to make
>>their works more accessible.
>>
>>Corporations have every responsibility to attempt something similar, and do
>>so in many instances.
>>Individuals and small businesses naturally are less easily able to
>>contribute, however they can be expected not to be deliberately obstructive.
>>
>>jonathan chetwynd
>>IT teacher (LD)
>>j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
>><http://www.signbrowser.org.uk/>http://www.signbrowser.org.uk
>>
>>
>Anne Pemberton
>apembert@erols.com
>
><http://www.erols.com/stevepem>http://www.erols.com/stevepem
><http://www.geocities.com/apembert45>http://www.geocities.com/apembert45
>  
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