Economic recovery: A long road with new horizons
The signs of economic change are all around us, but are they harbingers of something better? INSEAD economics professor Antonio Fatas looks at a world in flux.
How to draw -Megi Simpson- (The Simpsons)
This short video shows the techniques needed to draw this character. The
video moves rapidly and so stopping it may benefit the students.
CIO Council Vision Video
Check out our look into the future at Harvard as we execute on the strategic plan put together by the CIO Council
11.370 Brownfields Policy and Practice (MIT)
There are several hundred thousand Brownfield sites across the country. The large number of sites, combined with how a majority of these properties are located in urban and historically underserved communities, dictate that redevelopment of these sites stands to be a common theme in urban planning for the foreseeable future. Students form a grounded understanding of the Brownfield lifecycle: how and why they were created, their potential role in community revitalization, and the general processe
British Victory at Bunker Hill
In this video clip, the American colonists launch an attack against the British. Things seem to be looking bright for the colonists until a fatal lack of ammunition dooms the colonists chances in an early American Revolutionary battle near Boston. (1:41)
Building a Fence
In this Cyberchase video segment, Harley convinces Harry to help put up a fence in their grandmother's backyard. With no instructions other than to put up the fence in the shape of a rectangle, Harry must figure out how to do this with different lengths of fencing. He breaks the problem down by adding up different combinations of pieces and then drawing a diagram to figure out where to place the pieces. (3:25)
Upper Beginner #4 - Leave a Japanese Message and We’ll Get Back to You
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You can’t stand leaving voicemail messages! For some reason, talking to a machine in Japanese makes you nervous. So you usually avoid calling people and text them in Japanese instead. And if you call and get a machine, you hang up and try again later. If all else fails, you resort [...]
Beginner - When are you coming? Now that you have made friends abroad, you want to invite them to visit you back home. Today we will teach you how to ask a person when he, or she, will visit your hometown. You will also hear an example response that is usually associated with such a question.
Now that you have made friends abroad, you want to invite them to visit you back home. Today we will teach you how to ask a person when he, or she, will visit your hometown. You will also hear an example response that is usually associated with such a question.
Breakingviews: Greek violence is Europe's problem too
Feb. 13 - Breakingviews. The unrest in Greece is Europe's problem too, and Mario Monti must do more to tackle corruption in Italy, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Science in an Age of Delusions: Some Examples from Scientific Fraud, Quackery, Religion and Universi
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
Economic Update: Extreme Capitalism
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A Bad Case of Stripes read by Sean Astin
The children's book "A Bad Case of Stripes" by David Shannon, read by Sean Astin. More children's books read by famous people at Storyline Online, http://sto...
American Victory at Trenton
In this video clip, General Washington and his men, in desperate need of a victory, defy military convention with a surprise attack against the British at Trenton. On the eve of Christmas, Washington marches his troops across the Delaware River in the battle that brings the Americans a victory and a new found hope in the war. (1:40)
American Colonists Protest British Policies
In this video clip, colonial anger towards the British grows stronger and stronger with the passing of each new act. As each act is passed and repealed, the two groups move closer to war. This video contains special appearances by notable historians. (3:05)
Colonists Opposition In The Boston Tea Party
In this video, after thirteen years of increasing British oppression, American colonists demand for British ships to return to Britain. The British refuse and, in response, the colonists attack British merchant ships in the Boston Harbor. In retaliation to the attacks, the British close the port, and inflict even harsher penalties. (01:53)
The Eventful Life of Benjamin Franklin
In this video, Benjamin Franklin’s outstanding achievements in life are discussed. The Pennsylvania scientist and diplomat signs both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and leaves his forever mark in American history. (3:03)
Stories from the Stone Age - 11 of 15
This ten-minute video shows the continuing problem early people had finding wood and how poor environmental practices resulted in a reduction in life. The video also explains how they learned more advanced agriculture techniques to survive. (09:57)
Stories from the Stone Age - 14 of 15
This ten-minute video deals with burial traditions and the building of unique structures as well as the start of a society that has priests and workers. As well, the metal work is shown as part of their symbols of wealth. The video has some images that might be too dramatic for some students. Also introduced is the importance of horses and a society build around leaders and followers. (09:59)
Best Practices Weekly-Using Student Input to Improve Teaching
In this Best Practices Weekly video, teacher Elliott reviews an article from the Journal of Staff Development about student input to improve teaching. This video discusses the seven "C"'s. These include the following: care, control, clarify, challenge, captivate, confer, and consolidate. This is a great resource to discuss during grade level planning and professional development. (3:15)