Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video.  This is the third lesson.  This lesson is taught by Hope Wells.  How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun.   Good quality video.  Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
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Podcast Recording Tips
When recording in Audacity wait at least 2-3 seconds before you start speaking.  A second tip is to keep the microphone away from your lips so that it doesn't sound like you are spitting.
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Sound
Silly, but entertaining and educational. Uses simple demonstrations and animations to show how sound waves work. Grades 4-6. 9:59 min.
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Bonobo - The Female Alpha
The Bonobo mother is shown as the strongest unlike other mammals. The males are huge and look like they would be stronger, but the female takes charge. She is shown with her offspring forging a strong bond, but it is stronger with male offspring. Run time 01:17.
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Kerry urges mediation in Venezuela
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Venezuela's government and opposition needs to come together for dialogue as protests erupt into new violence. Sarah Toms reports. 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 topics including business, financial, national, and international n
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Synthetic Division - Yay Math
The video demonstrates synthetic division of equations. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4571296703082266244&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
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What is Driving the Mergers and Acquisitions Frenzy?
2006 set a record for mergers and acquisitions worldwide. Deals totaled $3.79 trillion, 38% higher than in 2005, and 55 of the transactions were valued at more than $10 billion each, according to data from Thomson Financial. Private equity firms were major movers in this trend, responsible for 20% of global M&A activity and 27% of activity in the U.S., according to Thomson. How long will this M&A binge continue, and when it does come to an end, what will be the factors behind the retreat? Knowle
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Philips Lighting CEO Rudy Provoost: Innovation Means Putting Consumers' Needs First
Approximately 19% of the world's electricity bill comes from lighting, according to Rudy Provoost, CEO of Philips Lighting. As such, Philips, the world's largest producer of industrial and consumer lighting products, has a big role to play in the ongoing transformation from incandescent to solid-state lighting using LED technology. Provoost, who until last year was CEO of Philips Consumer Electronics, is no stranger to new technologies, which he says are "just a vehicle to respond to needs." Fig
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PARC's Teresa Lunt: 'Figuring Out What Is Valuable for You to Know Right Now'
Teresa Lunt, who directs the computing science laboratory at the Palo Alto Research Center, is involved in a wide range of activities, including ubiquitous computing, security and privacy, and ethnography for organizational environments and technology design. During a talk with Knowledge@Wharton at the recent Future of Publishing Conference in New York, she discussed a few of her current projects -- such as research into workplace efficiencies, a study on mobile advertising and the creation of a
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Worlds Apart: What's Behind the U.S.-China Currency Dispute?
Faced with the possibility of a global currency war, Western countries are increasing their scrutiny of China's currency policies, accusing Beijing of intervening in the markets to keep China's currency weaker than it would be otherwise. In the U.S., politicians and regulators say such tactics undermine efforts to boost exports, and thus take away jobs from American workers. But the controversy is more complicated than that, and touches on policies and attitudes that go back decades. Knowledge@W
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Excesses of Responsibility and the Power of Political Approaches to Accountability
Dr. Kirsten Ainley, Lecturer in International Relations, London School of Economics gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 1st May 2012.
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LSE Growth Commission: Evidence Session 4 - Management and Growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ian Davis, John Van Reenen, Hal Varian | In this session, Ian Davis (formerly McKinsey & Co.), John Van Reenen (Director, CEP, LSE) and Hal Varian (Chief Economist, Google) will discuss the role of management in a strategy for growth.
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History of Mathematics : Who Invented Math?
To learn who invented math, first one must define what math is exactly. Learn who invented math from a mathematics instructor. He discusses whether or not the neandarthal man did know about mathematics.  Speech of narrarator is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.

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Pipestone, Minnesota -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
features an area in the southwest corner of Minnesota that reflects a rich history of American Indian quarrying, prosperity brought by the railroad and mining enterprises, and a distinctive natural landscape. This National Register of Historic Places Travel itinerary highlights 30 historic places, including buildings constructed with beautiful local red stone and land still sacred to American Indians.
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Open teaching: The key to sustainable and effective open education
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A Model for Strengthening the Software Engineering Research Capacity
Like all other New Member States (NMS) Bulgaria is experiencing a dramatic change in all areas of its society. These changes reflect very seriously on the research capacity of the country and, in particular to Sofia University (SU). The Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI) has experienced some serious problems closely related to the general socio-economic and the research environment in Bulgaria. This paper describes a model for strengthening the research capacity of FMI, especially the
Author(s): Nikolov Roumen,Ilieva Sylvia

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Making lifelong learning a reality for all The impact of legal and political frameworks on accessibl
Within the EU4ALL project (www.eu4all-project.eu) extensive research has been undertaken to detect the impact of legal and political frameworks on the accessibility of lifelong learning (ALL), with a clear focus on higher education in this initial phase. The introduction of appropriate technologies in educational institutions is accompanied and shaped by legal and political concepts, measures and programmes capable of reducing or strengthening existing barriers to the participation in lifelong l
Author(s): Weiermair-Märki Cäcilia,Unterfrauner Elisabeth

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Providing Efficient Event Information Management to CSCL Applications
This work aims to explore the importance of carrying out an efficient management of the event information generated from CSCL applications during the collaborative learning process. The achievement of this task first involves the design of a conceptual model of collaborative learning interaction that captures and distinguishes several high-level collaborative learning processes, which in turns leads to a computational model. To achieve that, we first define the main types of event information ge
Author(s): Daradoumis Thanasis,Caballé Santi,Xhafa Fatos

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A Grid-Based Approach for Processing Group Activity Log Files
The information collected regarding group activity in a collaborative learning environment requires classifying, structuring and processing. The aim is to process this information in order to extract, reveal and provide students and tutors with valuable knowledge, awareness and feedback in order to successfully perform the collaborative learning activity. However, the large amount of information generated during online group activity may be timeconsuming to process and, hence, can hinder the rea
Author(s): Xhafa Fatos,Caballé Santi,Daradoumis Thanasis,Zho

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Компютърните игри – новата медия в образованието
Компютърните игри са сред най-популярните забавления не само за младите, а и за хората в по-напреднала възраст. Въпросът, който ние често си задаваме е - дали те са само забавление или могат да ни научат на нещо полезно. За децата такива игри са първия им контакт с компютрите.
Author(s): Koychev Ivan

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