The Case for Two-Board Governance
As private shareholdings grow, is it time to consider a separate “shareholders” or “owners” board to give corporate boards and directors the space and the framing to do their jobs effectively?
A Woman Called 'Moses' - Harriet Tubman
A 7th-grader presents the story of Harriet Tubman, using still images and audio.(Amateur video with lots of good information.)
Solar Water Heater made from Pipe and Plastic Bottle Waste (2 of 2)
In Portuguese, this video shows the materials necessary and the tools designed to simplify the process of creating a solar water heater from plastic bottles, TetraPaks, and PVC pipe.
The darwinian structure of the design process
This text is meant only to be a stimulus for the discussion to be held, in a specific panel, at Generative Art 2001. In the text, ?provocative enough? to spur animated discussion, some very basics of darwinism and genetics are given with the only purpose of declaring a common ?stage for the play? where everybody feels at ease. Common stage and common vocabulary ifnot even common language. The main thesis is very strong, therefore comments and critics are warmly encouraged. They are the selective
Three Simple Songs
Using play and echo technique, finger matching and sight reading, three simple songs are introduced.
Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra). Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th. Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
Market Pulse: A sigh of relief in Rome after bond auction
Sept. 27 - Italy's bond auction is a relative success - the amount sold is more than planned, and yields fall. But BofA Merrill Lynch's John Wraith urges caution on Italy, and Spain
This video shows examples of mountains, deserts, rivers, oceans, lakes, plains,rainforests, and islands. (Video has slides and music and a small amount of text)
Caesar part 3 of 5
In part 3 Julius Caesar formed an unofficial triumvirate
with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
which dominated Roman politics for several years, opposed in the
Roman Senate by optimates including Marcus Porcius Cato and Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus. His conquest of Gaul extended the Roman world to the North Sea, and he also conducted the first Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC. The collapse of the triumvirate, however, led to a stand-off with Pompey and the S
Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest
This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also features documents which can be used for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.
Why a Penn State Nursing Ph.D.? Teaching
Casey Pinto, a current student in Penn State's Ph.D. program in Nursing, says a Ph.D. is the best route to achieving her goal: developing a curriculum to educate health professionals on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.
Pupil groupings in primary school classrooms: sites for learning and social pedagogy?
Studies of teaching and learning within classrooms rarely consider the multilayered effects of social context, especially involving within-class groupings. Yet, all pupils in classes are placed in some form of grouping throughout their classroom life and this will have an impact on their learning. This article seeks to move forward the understanding of within-class groupings in real classrooms. Five ‘core themes’ central to pupils’ experience of groups in classrooms are identified (group s
Meet BuzzReferrals, a BizSpark Startup Launching out of Chicago | BizSpark StartUp Stories Douglas Crets sits down to talk to BuzzReferrals CEO Jordan Linville.
Douglas Crets sits down to talk to BuzzReferrals CEO Jordan Linville.
London College of Fashion : Cordwainers College historic shoe collection
This database is a resource of approximately 650 digital images of historic shoes (1780s-1990s) and associated tools from the Cordwainers College Historic Shoe Collection. The shoe collection was built up as a teaching aid, and it consists mainly of women's shoes with some men's and a few children's, the majority being British 'fashion' footwear with some orthopaedic, some prize and exhibition work, lasts and shoemaker's tools and some ethnic footwear. A number of items are unfinished, or cut to
Turn it off
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Important works of Italian artist Michelangelo
This video features the most important works of Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564). There are photos and music but no narration.
The Po river
This video has footage of the river Po. A speaker talks about the benefits of it's fertile banks and shows how the towns, fields and factories are effected by flooding.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
Mobility and identity formation : an interdisciplinary approach to the 'Italian case'
This is the website for a series of four 2007 AHRC-funded interdisciplinary workshops centred around the experience of migration from Italy to other countries from the beginning of the last century to the present. The website includes a brief programme of each workshop, which included topics such as "Private Places in Open Spaces: Italians Representing their Life in Colonial Africa" and "Italian Ethnic Identity as a Construction: Immigrants and Their Offspring in the United States". The website