What happens that day sets the tone for the rest of the course. Outlined below are a few novel activities for using that first day of class to emphasize the importance of learning and the responsibility students share for shaping the classroom environment. Best and Worst Classes — I love this quick and easy activity. On one section of the blackboard I write: I ask students to share their experiences, without naming the course, department or teacher, and I begin filling in the grid based on what they call out. In 10 minutes or less, two very different class portraits emerge. Flip charts with markers beneath are placed around the classroom.
Can my due date change? First day of last period Most pregnancies last around 40 weeks or 38 weeks from conception , so typically the best way to estimate your due date is to count 40 weeks, or days, from the first day of your last menstrual period LMP. Another way to do it is to subtract three months from the first day of your last period and add seven days. So if your last period started on April 11, you’d count back three months to January 11 and then add seven days, which means your due date would be January Conception date Calculating your due date based on the first day of your last period works well for women who have a relatively regular menstrual cycle. But if your cycle is irregular, the LMP method may not work for you. Because a reliable estimated date of delivery EDD is important, you and your practitioner can use your conception date instead if you remember it.
The first known teacher of sign language was Dorcas Mitchell, who taught the children of one family in Charteris Bay, Lyttelton Harbour , from to By she had taught 42 pupils. When the first school for the deaf then called the Sumner Deaf and Dumb Institution was opened at Sumner, south east of Christchurch in , Mitchell applied unsuccessfully for the position of principal. Instead it went to Gerrit Van Asch, who agreed with the Milan congress of deaf educators of to which no deaf people were invited that teaching should be oral only, and that sign language should be forbidden. He would not even admit pupils who could sign, so only 14 were admitted. This was the policy of the school until A documentary film about the school made in the s makes no mention of sign language. Similar policies were maintained at the schools at Titirangi and Kelston that opened in and
The groups are based on the surmise that each of the three animals concerned have similar ways of thinking or temperament, or at least the style of thinking and understanding. Rat, Dragon, Monkey They are action oriented and show traits of intelligence. They can complement in intellect and are compatible with each other. Ox, Snake, Rooster They are deep thinkers and always conscious about attaining their objectives. They are complementary to each other in intellect and habits. Tiger, Horse, Dog They incline to freedom and have strong sense of personal ego. They can understand each other but sometimes are egoistical. Rabbit, Sheep, Pig They love peace and believe in mutual co-operation.