"Cooking with Our 3s," a Multiplication Rap
This multiplication rap song gives students practice multiplying by 3. The song begins with mnemonics to help students remember their threes. The second half of the song features practice problems which challenge students to sing out the answer before we do. Lyrics provided. (3:07)
Gerald Ford on Economic Woes
After finding little support in Congress on his proposed budget-reducing actions, President Gerald Ford stresses the necessity of his plan in a news conference held December 2, 1974, which was broadcast live on television and radio. (3:46)
Chapter 06 - Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Chapter 6: Liberty. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Cori Samuel.
Inside Windows Phone #38 | Nikola Mihaylov, the Developer Behind Fantasia Painter | Inside Windows P Today we talked to Nikola Mihaylov, a developer in the Expression Blend team. Nikola is the developer of Fantasia Painter, an extremely highly ranked photo editing app for Windows Phone. Nikola walked us through his app, and talked a bit about how he implemented various aspects of the app. He describes himself as 'obsessed with performance,' and had a few very interesting practices to share in that regard. Per our usual practices, here are some relevant and interesting links:
Today we talked to Nikola Mihaylov, a developer in the Expression Blend team. Nikola is the developer of Fantasia Painter, an extremely highly ranked photo editing app for Windows Phone.
Nikola walked us through his app, and talked a bit about how he implemented various aspects of the app. He describes himself as 'obsessed with performance,' and had a few very interesting practices to share in that regard.
Per our usual practices, here are some relevant and interesting links:<
Nixon: Will of the People
In this video clip, listen to President Richard Nixon speak on the issue of whether or not it is possible for the President to have his proposals passed in a Congress controlled by the opposite party. (1:56)
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What We Do Now (Interactive)
We live in an energy-dependent world. When we start the engines of our cars or turn on the heat in our homes, we are using fossil fuels such as petroleum (crude oil), natural gas, or coal. As the fuel burns, cars move and our houses warm. The carbon compounds in the fuels break down and carbon dioxide is released. We also use a great deal of electricity – and the production of electricity also creates a great deal of carbon dioxide by much the same process. Each year, estimates show that a
Deporting Abu Qatada: the European Court of Human Rights, and Governments
There has recently been a great deal of controversy surrounding judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the attempted deportation to Jordan of radical cleric Abu Qatada, and the decision to oblige the UK to give convicted prisoners the right to vote. In the first video in the series, Professor David Feldman discusses the judgements of the European Court, and the corresponding actions by UK courts and the UK Government. Professor Feldman is Rouse Ball Professor of English
Music in Connexions: A K-12 Teacher's Guide
Music modules in Connexions encompass a wide variety of offerings, including multi-disciplinary lessons, lesson plans that can be presented by teachers who are not music specialists, and […]
31.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die syrischen Rebellen haben Präsident Baschar al-Assad ein Ultimatum bis Freitagmittag gestellt, um den Friedensplan des Sondergesandten Kofi Annan umzusetzen. Wenn sich die Regierung nicht an die Frist halte, sehe sich auch die Führung der Freien Syrischen Armee an keine Zusage aus dem Plan mehr gebunden, erklärten die Rebellen, die vor allem aus d
DeBono's Six Thinking Hats in the Classroom
This video shows Edward deBono's technique of Six Thinking Hats being used in different classroom settings.This theory encourages creative, lateral thinking. This video provides an example of the theory in action and is intended for teachers with prior knowledge on the theory. ( Portions of the video could also be shown to students preparing to use the strategy.) ( 14:34)
Chromatin accessibility at the HIV-1 LTR promoter sets a threshold for NF-kB mediated viral gene...
Chromatin accessibility at the HIV-1 LTR promoter sets a threshold for NF-kB mediated viral gene expression Talk by Siddharth Dey, University of California Berkeley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/schaffer/siddharth.html
Upper Intermediate S5 #14 - Is There Any Possibility of You Passing This Japanese Exam?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are looking forward to the possibility of attending graduate school in Japan, but first you have to finish your application. You never realized how much there is to keep track of when you want to attend a Japanese school! And the paperwork is the easy part—now you must consider the [...]
NEO research in Malaga - Bioinspired Computing, Telecoms, Vehicular Networks, Software
By: neo This is just a sample of the work that our research group (NEO) is doing at the University of Málaga (Spain). http://neo.lcc.uma.es We apply parallelism (clusters, manycore, GPUs) and multiobjective techniques to solve complex problems (e.g. dynamic problems that change over time) in multiple disciplines. We do also basic research in algorithmics, continuous/discrete optimization, and Theory that can be actually applied in practice.
MN Business Ethics Award -- Western National Insurance Group
Minnesota business leaders honored three companies with the 2012 Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA) on May 16. Western National Insurance Group is the Medium Company recipient of the MBEA. Stuart Henderson, President and CEO of Western National Insurance Group, accepted the award. The award was announced by David Rodbourne -- Co-Chair of the MBEA Steering Committee and Vice President of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Additional recipients are Murphy Automotive (small company cat
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - I’m Having a Taxi Emergency in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are meeting a friend in Japan, and you realize that you’re too far away to walk to your Japanese destination. But it’s rush hour, and hailing that taxicab might have been a bad idea. Too late: you’ve found a taxi, and now you must jump inside. When you get to [...]
Arte Público Con Botellas Recicladas
No hay explicaciones en este video, pero es interesante ver cómo se va modificando el dibujo utilizando botellas recicladas. Creo que manda un mensaje positivo a los niños y se puede usar para clases de arte o en clubs de conservación. (1:36)
Space Scientists Study Hibernation in Animals
This is a short video about how space scientists are pursuing the idea of hibernating through year long travels through space. They are looking to animal hibernation for answers. (01:55)
11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
07.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Anderthalb Wochen nach dem Blutbad von Hula mit mehr als 100 Toten wird aus Syrien ein neues Massaker an Zivilisten gemeldet. Dabei hätten regierungstreue Milizen und Sicherheitskräfte in der Provinz Hama mindestens 80 Menschen getötet, berichten Oppositionelle. UN-Beobachter wollen den Vorfall untersuchen. Das syrische Staatsfernsehen sprach v