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Perpetual Spring: Singapore's Gardens by the Bay -- Paperback: Koh, Buck Song: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Perpetual Spring: Singapore's Gardens by the Bay -- Paperback
Perpetual Spring: Singapore's Gardens by the Bay -- Paperback
Published Date : 2012/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9789812618474

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Book Description
Table of Contents
 
Message                                            8  (2)
Foreword                                           10 (2)
    1 Introduction
      Making a Garden                              12 (14)
    2 Genesis
      The First Seeds                              26 (28)
    3 The Conservatories
      Into Other Worlds                            54 (60)
    4 The Supertrees
      Green Giants, Vertical Gardens               114(40)
    5 Themed Gardens
      Nature's Bounty                              154(24)
    6 Lakes and Main Gardens
      Clean Waters, Fragile Forest                 178(38)
    7 A New Future of Perpetual Spring             216(14)
Acknowledgements                                   230
 

Gardens have always been central to Singapore's identity and global positioning. Now, a fresh era has blossomed with Gardens by the Bay. Since the 1960s, Singapore has cultivated its international reputation as a "Garden City", a city-state adorned by gardens as a high priority in urban planning. In the 21st century, a paradigm shift is being carefully nurtured - as Singapore becomes a "City in a Garden", where the whole country is one big garden, and urban development is fully integrated and immersed amidst greenery and flora. The primary icon of this groundbreaking model is Gardens by the Bay, which now offers - right on the Equator - journeys into diverse botanical worlds, from the cloud forest of montane regions to the Mediterranean and South America. In this tropical metropolis, spring will become perpetual - in the cooled climate of the two futuristic conservatories, and in the lush blooms all year round. This commemorative volume tells the story of the seeding of Gardens by the Bay, from the germination of the original concept to first flowering and harvest with the official opening in 2012.CF CG CH CI CL CN CO CR CU CV CZ DE DJ DK DO DZ EC EE EH ER ES ET FI FO FR GA GE GF GL GN GP GQ GR GT GW HN HR HT HU ID IR IS IT JP KG KH KM KP KR KZ LA LB LI LR LT LU LV LY MA MC MD ME MF MG MK ML MN MO MQ MR MV MX NC NE NI NL NO OM PA PE PF PL PM PS PT PW PY QA RE RO RS RU RW SA SE SI SJ SK SM SN SR ST SV SY TD TF TG TH TJ TL TM TN TR TW UA UY UZ VA VE VN WF YT BQ CW SXChildhood Education, University of Leeds, UK The fourth edition of this highly successful text widens the scope and range of topics previously explored. The aim of the book is to support beginning teachers and other early years professionals in working and playing effectively with babies and young children as well as primary age children. The book explores a range of expanded topics to include issues such as safeguarding, attachments and relationships, assessment, indoor/outdoor environment, new technologies and empowering children.Comprehensively revised and updated throughout, the book is written in a lively and interesting style and offers guidance, encouragement and support to all those new to working in schools and other educational settings. The book gives readers the confidence to reflect upon, challenge and enhance their own pedagogies. Key features of this new edition include: Real life cameos drawn from schools and settings Questions to promote thinking included in each chapter Suggested further reading Up-to-date research and issues that teachers may face Reflections of the revised QTS Standards and more links to Early Years Professional StatusBeginning Teaching Beginning Learning 4/e is essential reading for all students and newly qualified early years and primary teachers as well as those who educate and train them.Contributors Deborah Albon, Ann Burnett, Caroline Cable, Liz Chamberlain, Penny Coltman, Helen Clarke, Alison Closs, Jean Conteh, Aline-Wendy Dunlop, Jan Georgeson, Usha Goswami, Jacqueline Harrett, Rita Headington, Mary Cecilia Kellett, Rachael Levy, Elizabeth Marsden, Trisha Maynard, Karen McInnes, Janet Moyles, Theodora Papatheodorou, Pia Parry, Jane Payler, Karen Phethean, Sue Robson, Mary Scanlan, Gary Walker, Jane Waters, Carrie Weston, David Whitebread and Maulfry Worthington

Contents
Introduction Part 1context and current issues What cognitive neuroscience really tells educators about learning and development Attachment and relationships Learning about the teacher's role in safeguarding Part 2: Getting organized Planning for learning Assessment and accountability Organizing the environment indoors and out Creating a positive behaviour environment Moving in, up and out: Successful transitions Part 3: Ways of learning Developing young children as self-regulating learners From astronaut to problem solving: tracing children's symbolic meanings Encouraging enquiry: exploring the world around us New technologies, new ways of learning The relationship between physical development and learning in the early years and primary classrooms The power of story Part 4: Influences on children's learning Social class and culture: building bridges Empowering learners from 3-11 through language diversity and bilingualism Accessing children's voices and experiences Promoting children's health and well-being in primary schools Part 5: Working together Reaching out: fostering partnership with parents Education of children with long term health issues Exploring leadership in the classroom Beginning to work with other agencies EndpieceNagaland 31. Managing the Species Composition of Fallows in Papua New Guinea by Planting Trees 32. Multipurpose Trees as an Improved Fallow: An Economic Assessment 33. Pruned-Tree Hedgerow Fallow Systems in Mindanao, the Philippines Part VI: Perennial?Annual Crop Rotations 34. Teak Production by Shifting Cultivators in Northern Lao P.D.R. 35. Fallow Management in the Borderlands of Southwest China: The Case of Cunninghamia lanceolata 36. Indigenous Fallow Management with Melia azedarach Linn. in Northern Vietnam 37. Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Gmelina Hedgerow Improved Fallow System in Northern Mindanao, the Philippines 38. Innovations in Swidden-Based Rattan Cultivation by Benuaq-Dayak Farmers in East Kalimantan, Indonesia 39. Bamboo as a Fallow Crop on Timor Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia Part VII: Agroforests 40. Indigenous Management of Paper Mulberry in Swidden Rice Fields and Fallows in Northern Lao P.D.R. 41. The Complex Agroforests of the Iban in West Kalimantan and their Possible Role in Fallow Management and Forest Regeneration 42. Does Tree Diversity Affect Soil Fertility? Findings from Fallow Systems in West Kalimantan 43. Forest Management and Classification of Fallows by Bidayuh Farmers in West Kalimantan 44. Indigenous Fallow Management on Yap Island 45. The Damar Agroforests of Krui, Indonesia: Justice for Forest Farmers 46. Upland Fallow Management with Styrax tonkinensis for Benzoin Production in Northern Lao P.D.R. 47. The Lemo System of Lacquer Agroforestry in Yunnan, China 48. From Shifting Cultivation to Sustainable Jungle Rubber: A History of Innovations in Indonesia 49. Rubber Plantations as an Alternative to Shifting Cultivation in Yunnan, China 50. Ma Kwaen: A Jungle Spice Used in Swidden Intensification in Northern Thailand 51. Alnus-Cardamom Agroforestry: Its Potential for Stabilizing Shifting Cultivation in the Eastern Himalayas 52. The Sagui Gru System: Karen Fallow Management Practices to Intensify Land Use in Western Thailand 53. Sandiu Farmers? Improvement of Fallows on Barren Hills in Northern Vietnam Part VIII: Across Systems and Typologies 54. Strategies of Asian Shifting Cultivators in the Intensification Process 55. Rebuilding Soil Properties during the Fallow: Indigenous Innovations in the Highlands of Vietnam 56. Rattan and Tea-Based Intensification of Shifting Cultivation by Hani Farmers in Southwestern China 57. Indigenous Fallow Management Systems in Selected Areas of the Cordillera, the Philippines 58. Management Systems in Occidental Mindoro, the Philippines 59. Changes and Innovations in the Management of Shifting Cultivation Land in Bhutan 60. Swidden Agriculture in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea 61. The Problems of Shifting Cultivation in the Central Highlands of Vietnam 62. Some Indigenous Experiences in Intensification of Shifting Cultivation in Vietnam Part IX: Themes: Property Rights, Markets, and Institutions 63. Productive Management of Swidden Fallows: Market Forces and Institutional Factors in Isabela, the Philippines 64. The Feasibility of Rattan Cultivation within Shifting Cultivation Systems: The Role of Policy and Market Institutions 65. The Role of Land Tenure in the Development of Cinnamon Agroforestry in Kerinci, Sumatra 66. Effects of Land Allocation on Shifting Cultivators in Vietnam 67. Managed Fallow Systems in the Changing Environment of Central Sumatra, Indonesia 68. Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Northern Thailand Part X: Conclusions 69. Observations on the Role of Improved Fallow Management in Swidden Agricultural Systems Botanical Index Ethnic Group Index Subject Index