Teaching 4 Square (Writing) In 1st Grade
Teacher made video to help other teachers teach the 4 Square Writing Technique. The 5 steps are Categorizing (Topic), Feelings, State a Reason, Write a Paragraph, and Adding Details. There are lots of student examples! (13:55)
Death toll rises in Norway attacks.
July 23 - At least 91 are dead in a Norway shooting at a youth camp and bomb blast in the Norwegian capital. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
"The Pilgrim" by John Bunyan (poetry reading)
John Bunyan started writing Pilgrim's Progress during his 12-year prison sentence for refusing to conform to the official state church. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pilgrim's_Progress This is the best edition of the book I could find on-line: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=bunyan&book=pilgrim&story=_contents A pilgrim is someone who is on a spiritual journey, originally a real journey to visit some holy place, such as Canterbury or Mecca. Pilgrims Progress i
Beyond the Big Bang: Galileo Galilei (3:36)
In this History Beyond the Big Bang video, the discover of the sophisticated telescopes used by astronomers today to see distant galaxies are direct descendents of the humble lenses used by Galileo Galilei over four hundred years ago. And his confrontation with the Pope and the Catholic religion are explained and why he was punished by them for his scientific findings.
Planning Your Learning Object
An easy to use general template that guides you through creating learning objects and learning materials.
Venezuelan authorities clash with students
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 12 - Venezuelan authorities use tear gas, rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of students protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across
24.00 Problems in Philosophy (MIT)
The course has two goals. First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. Here we look at a number of perennial philosophical problems, including some or all of: how knowledge differs from "mere opinion," the objectivity (or not) of moral judgment, logical paradoxes, mind/body relations, the nature and possibility of free will, and how a person remains the same over time, as their bodily and psychological traits change. The second goal is to get you thinking philos
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.
A Simple and Direct Medium: Woodcuts and Printmaking in the Era of J.J. Lankes
Presented by Kate M. Meyer and W.D. Taylor.
Unwinding the Cucumber Tendril Mystery
Researchers are using time-lapse photography to study the biomechanics of plant movement and explain how they used mathematical modelling and a prosthetic plant to understand how cucumber tendrils twist. This would be a good video for plant structures, response to sunlight, or plant adaptations. Narration and background music included. (04:29)
"The Alphabet Song"- Introduce the Alphabet
Each word is introduced showing the uppercase letter on a handwriting line. The song says for example "S" is for sunshine that makes the flowers grow". Pictures are shown that match letter and words appear at bottom of screen. This is a good resource to introduce the alphabet to young students. It would also be useful for remediation and for special education students. (2:11)
Order of Operations Rap
Mrs. Wagstaff and son singing the Order of Operations Rap. Opening rap by Mrs. Wagstaff, Song lyrics by Ron Clark, tune by Rihanna. Your kids will love this rap. (1:49)
Ten Tallest Buildings
This short video features images of these buildings and their heights. Would be a good project for art or math classes.
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Candles lit for Norway's victims
July 24 - Norwegians pay tribute to those killed in the shooting and bomb attacks, with a candle-light vigil outside the capital's cathedral. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
U.S. Week Ahead: Q2 GDP to grow by 2.3 percent
July 25 - U.S. economic growth likely hit 2.3 percent in the second quarter on rising net exports, inventories and a rebound in defense spending, despite recent weak economic data, says IFR's David Sloan.
Birth Variables and the Incidence of Cleft Palate: Part I
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
1.4.1 Dealing meaningfully with holism
This unit explores conceptual tools for assisting our thinking and deliberation on what matters. The notion of ‘framing’ nature is introduced and three readings provide an understanding of systems thinking for explicitly framing issues of environmental responsibility.