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William J. Kennedy Teaching Certification
Center Point was where the first two-story department school house was built in the Clay County. William J. Kennedy was one of the contributors. He was a teacher and physician in the area after moving there from Ohio. This is his teaching certification.,Clay County Journey
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Introduction

This unit discusses the future of Europe, and it looks particularly closely at what may happen to the smaller political units presently existing below the level of the nation-state. These include nation-regions like Scotland and Wales, larger entities like the German Länder, and smaller more recently created regions with less existing cultural unity. Despite the very large differences between them, for our purposes all these political entities are called ‘regions’. The un
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Moses and Mt. Sinai
This three minutevideo briefly looks at the history of Israel starting at the plains of Moab, and takes a look at the covenant between Moses and God. The meaning of the events is discussed. A good introduction into this subject and the Old Testament.
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History of Egypt Part One: Ancient Times Through Cleopatra
This seven minute video does a good job of explaining Egypt's history and showing examples of its geography and architecture. Frequent images of the map help place the student, but it would be beneficial if the students had a map of their own to follow the action.
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History of Egypt: Romans Times to the Present
This three minute video explains who the Muslims took over Egypt and the events that occured in that country from the time of the Roman conquest to the Suez Canal and its impact on the people. The video ends abruptly after Great Britain declares Egypt independent.
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Great Pyramid Mystery Solved?
How were the blocks raised to the top of the 489ft Great Pyramid? An architect develops a theory about a snaking internal ramp inside the pyramid. This video includes a 3D model and shows how cranes could have been used. This video could be used in science classes as well as history ones.
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The Real Cleopatra
This three minute video explains how Cleopatra used religion to gain and maintain power. The video also explains that Cesar and Cleopatra were both part of certain ceremonies. Students would benefit from more background into this time period and the impact of Rome on Egypt.
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History of God - History of Christianity
This six minute video is a lecture on how the population of he world and the number of different religions have impacted society in the opinion of the speaker. This could be controversial for some.
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Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 long video shows the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy with images of architecture and art made during this time period. The video does show the statute of David and thus may be offensive to some.
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King Tut's Tomb
The mystery of Tut's death and possible murder is examined by using modern scientific method. This 3:40 video shows how it is possible that the real reason for Tut's demise was a war wound. Students may need to understand what gangrene is.
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Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 13.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Das ägyptische Militär hat die reibungslose Übertragung der Macht an eine gewählte Regierung von Zivilisten versprochen. Die Armee werde eine friedliche Übergabe der Macht an ein freies, demokratisches System garantieren, sagte der Sprecher des Obersten Militärrates. Einen Zeitplan legte der Rat jedoch n
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001 - 030 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790. For those of you who know German, it has a running vocabulary after each chapter. This edition also has much more modern pictures than the old editions of the Orbis Pictus, so it is perhaps a better text to learn the names of animals
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Outstanding Roman Architecture
This four minute video shows some of the surviving prominent Roman Ancient Architecture in Rome. The narration explains how some of the building and statues came to be and what they symbolize.
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The Renaissance
This one minute video shows how artists developed perspective and reality in their art. Very short video.
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Good Presentations: Voice
The presenter in this video deliberately starts out with an example of a poor presentation. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. In good presentations, voice intonation and variation help engage the audience. Properly use the voice for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (02:27)
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Learn about The History of Ancient China 4000 B.C.
This one minute video provides a brief overview of the accomplishments in China in the period around 4000 B.C. At best this is an overview and should be combined with other videos or materials to provide a more indepth look at China during this time.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • provide an understanding of autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs);

  • illustrate a range of theoretical and practical perspectives on this area and the links and contrasts between them;

  • consider the principles and problems of diagnosing autistic spectrum disorders;

  • highlight the theoretical and practical implications of treating autistic disorders as a spectrum;

  • emphasise the dev
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Introduction

This unit offers a review of psychological research and practice aimed at understanding and explaining autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and helping people who have them. The discussion ranges from problems of identification and diagnosis, through theoretical research into causes, to an evaluation of selected therapeutic approaches. The chapter highlights the diversity of perspectives that exist in this area. It draws on the personal testimony of people with autism and their families, as wel
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6.2 Shaping knowledge

It seems inevitable that any understandings we have will have been shaped and influenced by other (past and present) members of the same culture(s) we belong to. Most of these influences ‘just happen’: they arise out of our experiences as part of a culture whose members have had their experiences and shared them over many centuries. However, knowledge can also be deliberately influenced by powerful elements within a society: as we saw in Section 5.3, the church suppressed Galileo's r
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5.7 Summary

This section of the unit has made you aware that:

  • science is formed by a community of practice, creating knowledge and requiring a special language for its communication;

  • there is a difference between objective scientific methods and subjective ways of knowing;

  • political power influences scientific discoveries, and scientific knowledge is always socially embedded;

  • public understanding and perception of scien
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