By fare i bucatini all'amatriciana: shopping to cook
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to make a shopping list based on a recipe. You will first listen to a recipe and indicate what type of ingredients you need. Then, you will fill out an ingredients' list and complete the recipe with the given verbs. Lastly, you will make a new shopping list based on a new text you will be listening to.
Virtues, Laws and Consequentialism
2011 Annual Uehiro Lecture Series "Making Good: The Challenge of Robustly Demanding Values". Lecture 3/3. The debate between consequentialism and opposing doctrines turns on whether doing right always means doing good: that is, promoting expected value. How is that debate going to develop once we see that we are required to be virtuous, not just to act virtuously; and to be legally constrained, not just to act legally? Which side in the debate is going to be better able to accommodate the robust
Social Cognition and Collective Intelligence
5 Moderator: Thomas Malone, Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management, Sloan School of Management; Director, Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT
* Andrew W. Lo, Harris & Harris Group Professor; Director, Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT
* Martin A. Nowak, Professor of Biology and Mathematics; Director, Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University
* Alexander (Sandy) Pentland PhD '82, Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences; Director
Sesame Street-Night Owl and Day Bird
In this classic Sesame Street video, a bird wants the owl to stay up during the day and vice versa. This is a fun teaching resource to introduce elementary students to nocturnal animals. It would work well in conjunction with a science lesson/unit on birds and/or animal habits. (1:04)
Bats of the Southwest
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, conservation educator Joe Doucette and wildlife biologist Jason Williams describe some of the physical characteristics and behaviors of several bat species that inhabit Nevada. The video explains that bats are largely responsible for controlling insect populations, with each bat capable of eating hundreds of bugs during its nighttime feeding. This, in turn, benefits agriculture. Bats also play an important role in pollination and seed
Spanish - Imperfect Tense - Regular -ER and -IR Verbs
This video reviews the imperfect tense of -er and -ir verbs in Spanish. (5:38)
Spanish Verb Conjugations -- Present Tense
This video explains a little bit about verbs in Spanish and then goes into more detail about how to conjugate verbs in the present tense. Run time 05:16.
This video provides a brief introduction to prepositions. Examples include images along with sentences that contain a preposition. A narrator explains each example. The video cuts off at the end. (01:06)
This video scrolls through paintings by impressionist artists such as Monet, Manet, Degas, and Renoir. Each artist is represented by a variety of their most famous paintings.
Claude Monet - 1840-1926
Edgar Degas - 1834-1917
Pierre August Renoir -- 1841-1919
Vincent Van Gogh -- 1853 - 1890
Edouard Manet - 1832 - 1883
Berthe Morisot - 1841-1895
Joseph M. Willaim Turner - 1775-1851
Another Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Song
Another song about the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, with dancing by calculus students. (3:58)
Riemann Sums for AP Calculus
An instructor discusses left, midpoint, right, trapezoid, and asymmetric riemann sums using symbolic, graphical, and tabular representations. The 20-minute video describes all of the major important points that are covered in an AP calculus course. (19:27)
Travel to Gnana, a village in north Ghana and home to a group of women accused of practicing black magic. Banished from their homes and shunned by their families, these former witches must live out their rest of their days in exile.
"L-Steps" Step Aerobics Exercise
Learn the aerobics exercise step called the L Step with a demonstration from an aerobics expert. Instructor slowly explains as she does the step, so it is easy to follow along. 1:54 min.
An Introduction to Orbitals - Khan Academy
Orbitals are where electrons are most likely found inside an atom. and the topic of this 13:37 long video. When energy is increased, orbitals tend to be further from the nucleus of the atom which makes it easier for valence electrons to bond with other atoms. The video uses a smart board and narrator.
Toi Derricotte reads "Blackbottom"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Toi Derricotte reading "Blackbottom." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Six Poems: A Visual Presentation
There are six videos on this site and each one has actors and/or dancers "illustrating" the imagery of the poems. These videos would be best if used as an idea for students to create similar poems and videos that illustrate them. The students could also listen to the poems and write down phrases that they felt were interesting to them.
The Highwayman Recited by Ann of Green Gables
A video clip of A young Miss Shirley recites the poem by Alfred Noyes "The Highwayman." (2:26)
Spoken Word Poetry by Sarah Kay
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. -- and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."
A performing poet since she was 14 yea
Student Sample #1
This is a completed Poetry Project by two students.
"Still I Rise" Poem by Maya Angelou
A reading of the poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou herself. A wonderful example of how a poet reads her poem from the soul. Also a great example of using the voice to bring meaning out of a poem. Collection of video and still photographs of the poet and the collective African-American heritage with piano melody added. Inspirational. (0:57)