Barry R. Bloom Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Professor of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Home School Knowledge Exchange: activities and conceptualisations
In this paper, we wish to do two things. The first is to give an account of research undertaken on the Home School Knowledge Exchange project. The second is to examine some conceptualisations relevant to this area in the light of our experiences on the project. The project Children live and learn in two very different worlds - those of home and school. These worlds are often kept separate from each other. The project has been working to bridge this divide by bringing together parents, teachers
Flight 93 Memorial
U.S. Day Ahead: Geithner to talk leveraging EU bailout fund
Sept. 15 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner heads to Poland to meet with European finance ministers and propose a possible solution for making the EU's bailout fund more effective, says Reuters Economics Editor Bill Schomberg.
Folding an Origami Crane
The paper crane is a symbol of peace and custom says a person will live a long life if they fold a thousand paper cranes. In this video, a teacher demonstrates folding a paper crane step-by-step which the directions for each step shown in print. ( 1:31)
Lehman collapse 3 years later
Sept. 15 - Three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the financial sector is still cleaning up the mess, and there is continuous debate about whether letting Lehman fail was the right move. Bobbi Rebell reports.
An Interview With a Photographer
This selection contains an interview with a photographer who owns her own business. She describes her typical day, the training she has received, and benefits of this career. Her website is shown highlighting examples of her work which is primarily photojournalisitic. ( 2:59)
Leesplezier Leesplezier werd geschreven door Ria Dorssemont en Manu Manderveld en is het resultaat van een jarenlang opgebouwde onderwijservaring in de leesbevordering. Het resultaat is een vak- en klasoverschrijdende …
Leesplezier werd geschreven door Ria Dorssemont en Manu Manderveld en is het resultaat van een jarenlang opgebouwde onderwijservaring in de leesbevordering. Het resultaat is een vak- en klasoverschrijdende …
Groupon investors impatient, Facebook gets a pass: analyst
Sept. 15 - It's a tale of two IPOs: Facebook and Groupon. One is proceeding with caution, the other pushing ahead. Wedbush Securities' Lou Kerner says Groupon is under pressure to go public now, while Facebook investors are willing to wait.
Sell first year, buy 4th year Eurodollar futures: Rombach
Sept. 15 - Short-term funding concerns among euro zone banks have made Eurodollar futures in the first year of the curve expensive, while those in the fourth year have the most potential for profit, says Reuters Credit Analyst Ed Rombach.
Alamin Belhaj on governing Libya
The most prominent Islamist on the National Transitional Council explains why Sharia law should be part of Libya's new democracy
Hot Apps: Fight Game Rivals, Bad Trip, Multi Browser, Showcase'd, Bulls n Cows Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Nothing says summer like ice cream. In the 1870s, the Scott Brothers of Topeka built an ice cream empire that lasted a century.
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)
Shift to services vital for UK industry
New research reveals 12 steps for those who want to follow a business model innovation approach to service provision. The findings are also particularly relevant for policy-makers learning more about the shift towards complex services.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Frank Zappa on the Line
Cliff Snyder '77 tells a story familiar to his son, Carl Snyder '12, about Frank Zappa periodically calling for a fellow classmate on the common phone in Cliff's dorm.
Smith, P. (October 2011). Using Electronic Portfolios to Measure Growth in Leadership Standards and
Peter J. Smith
This study analyzed the pretest and posttest data from ISLLC Standards surveys and the Administrator Disposition Index surveys to determine the growth in knowledge, skills, and dispositions of […]
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service - Short Promotional Video
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service, Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Counselling