Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919
This site presents 6,500 items that document Morse's invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the U.S. and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and more. Included in this collection are correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, and drawings.
Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
Observing other teachers
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
1980 Creative Concepts
1980 creative concepts, including headlines for the Big Mac campaign.
Breathing new life into tired assignments: A little creativity can make research a rewarding learning experience for students and teachers alike. The introduction to a collection of articles that provide alternative assignments to traditional reports.
The Earth's Shells - Density vs. Depth
In this activity students devise a way of graphically plotting the density variations vs. depth in the Earth. They recreate spreadsheets, shown in the Powerpoint module, with formulas that answer various pieces of the overall question. This module is the sixth in a series of six that examine the density of planets and rocks, and was designed for an undergraduate class where students are asked to look at geological questions mathematically and may spend more time on the math than on the geology.
Arvutiõpetuse integreerimine kunstiõpetuse tundidesse. Tunnikavad 10 tunniks II, III kooliastmes.
Tööleht III kooliastmele. See on harjutus eessõnade kohta.
Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, Fall 2003
Introduction to energy fundamentals important to buildings. Conservation of energy. Air-water vapor mixtures. Thermal comfort. Heat pumps and refrigeration cycles, limiting thermodynamic performance. Heat transfer within buildings and major components. Several creative design projects are assigned. Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mec
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography
A ten minute biography of Poe with accompanying printed material. An excellent work, but it does mention his drinking problem and horrific death of his mother.
A walk in the Hafod estate, Pont-rhyd-y-groes
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Kid's Character Builder-Love-Part 2 of 2
In this video Mr. Conductor understands that Stevie gave up his heart ticket for the music machine to his sister Nancy. Cute songs are played. Some lyrics include " Love is walking with someone when someone needs a helping hand. Thank You for your gift of love". This video is a great resource for a teachable moment that arises in the classroom. This is also beneficial for a counseling group/individual lesson (5:03).
Thomas Cole: Painting the American Landscape
Background of the Hudson River School's founder, Thomas Cole. This is a quality 16 minute video that shows his painting, the places he visited, and how he painted. A great video to show students studying Cole, what he painted, his nature painting, and the Hudson River School.
Competing with low cost rivals
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, explains how traditional retailers can compete with low cost rivals during an economic downturn
Empowerment through enrichment: on-farm IPM of chickpea in Nepal-2
Title: Empowerment through enrichment: on-farm IPM of chickpea in Nepal-2 Authors: Pande, S. (Suresh Pande); Bourai, V.A.; Stevenson, P,C,; Neupane, R.K. Abstract: Empowerment Through Enrichment is the second information bulletin and is the part of the Project on ‘IPM of chickpea in Nepal’. It contains information about the mid-term evaluation of the project. This is in continuation of the first study, Chickpea Production Constraints and Promotion of Integrated Pest Management in Nepal. The
Auburn University - Toomer's Oaks Press Conference, Feb. 17, 2011
Auburn University's press conference about the poisoning of the live oak trees at Toomer's Corner. For updated information, visit http://www.auburn.edu/oaks
Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers: Whole Numbers
Denny Burzynski, Wade Ellis
This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module discusses many of aspects of whole numbers, including the Hindu-Arabic numeration system, the […]
A scorpion typical of the Mojave desert
Scorpions are common in the desert and hunt other arthropods at night. They use their stinging tail to stun prey and also to protect themselves from predators. Scorpions glow under bright light in the dark.