All the poetry you care to download is free for the asking at PennSound, a project of the University of Pennsylvania. From an office in Kelly Writers House www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/, co-founders and co-directors Al Filreis and Charles Bernstein take viewers inside PennSound www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/. Listen to them on the PoemTalk blog www.poemtalkatkwh.blogspot.com/. Al Filreis' web log is at www.afilreis.blogspot.com/. Charles Bernstein blogs at http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/bernste
Western Economic History B
This lecture examines how the capitalism we face currently was formed, "moving from the stages of free competition to monopoly", while examining the inner-structural transformation of capitalism from the 19th to the 20th century, for the purpose of clarifying the attributes of 20th-century American capitalism.
Sudan's Abyei sees more fighting
Three days of fighting leaves dozens dead with huts burnt-out and abandoned in Sudan's contested Abyei area.
Liberty and Co BL27070_014 LIBERTY'S, Regent Street, London. Interior of Liberty's newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store, showing the gallery and light well. This extraordinary building was constructed in 1922-24 using timbers from HMS Hindustan and HMS Impregnable. It was a remarkable reaction to the early twentieth century vogue for stone dressed steel-framed buildings
LIBERTY'S, Regent Street, London. Interior of Liberty's newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store, showing the gallery and light well. This extraordinary building was constructed in 1922-24 using timbers from HMS Hindustan and HMS Impregnable. It was a remarkable reaction to the early twentieth century vogue for stone dressed steel-framed buildings
Neil deGrasse Tyson - Why Pluto was Downgraded
In this segment he speaks about his role in suggesting Pluto was not a planet - setting off scientific soul-searching about our solar system.
The University of Memphis minute for March 4, 2011
The University of Memphis minute for March 4, 2011
The Transformative Power of Shakespeare
University of Notre Dame Composition Professor Nicole MacLaughlin recognized how the transformative power of teaching and performing the words of William Shakespeare could impact her first-year writing students. As members of one of Notre Dame's 70 community-based learning courses, MacLaughlin's first-year composition students are paired with participants in the University's Robinson Community Learning Center Shakespeare Program, who range from 8 to18 years old.
Where Does Affordable Housing Money Come From? Understanding the flow of investment in City Heights
With inflation outpacing wage increases along with the economic downturn in recent years, the need and demand for affordable housing units has skyrocketed. In the last decade development firms have increasingly tried to provide affordable housing units, but the obstacle is how much funding and incentives do they receive for these types of units? This proposal analyzed the affordable housing situation in City Heights by looking at the sources of funding for affordable housing developments, how i
China: Jasmine Revolution doomed to fail
China says the "Jasmine Revolution" will not succeed but in Hong Kong and Taiwan a handful of campaigners join the democracy rally. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Wrest Park Gardens N100579 WREST PARK HOUSE AND GARDENS, Bedfordshire. Trees line a woodland path within the Great Garden.
WREST PARK HOUSE AND GARDENS, Bedfordshire. Trees line a woodland path within the Great Garden.
Laboratory Methods for Clinical Microbiology
The public policy – action relationship
Much literature on the public policy process focusses narrowly on the policy-making part. This unit widens the focus to examine the implementation phase, and how change happens as a result of new policies: that is, policy – action relationship. It does this by looking at four different models of how this relationship can work through examples from varying fields. The unit will be of interest to public sector managers, their staff and the general reader.
Alamo Calls for Help: Battle for Texas Independence
Before the Mexican army attacked, the American forces barricaded at the Alamo tried to call for help from a neighboring American fort. Their request went unanswered. This is the story of how help failed to arrive. There is a commercial in the middle of the video 2:39 video. The strategy of the Mexicans is explained. The details of the execution of the survivors of the attack may be a harsh for some students.
Unit Circle Coordinates
This video explains how the unit circle has a radius of one and is centered at the origin of the coordinate plane. It is a concept that frequently occurs in many of the math subjects, especially those where Trigonometry is used. Questions asking about unit circle coordinates often give an unknown coordinate and require us to use the properties of a unit circle to calculate these coordinates. (2:34)
Find the Missing Leg of a Right Triangle
The legs of a right triangle are the sides that are adjacent to its right angle. Sometimes we have problems that ask us to find a missing length of one of these legs. This video explains how to use the Pythagorean theorem to find a missing leg of a triangle, but only if the length measure of the hypotenuse and the other one of the legs is known. (1:27)
Responding to Literature (Literature Groups)
Rich Thompson works with a small student group as they explore the text Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Mr. Thompson becomes an active participant in their discussion, modeling ways in which students can take more active roles in classroom discussion through preparation, turn-taking, receptiveness to alternate views, posing (and trying to answer) authentic questions, and a willingness to accept ambiguity. (19:00)
Sharing the Text (Literature Groups)
BJ Namba’s third-grade class works in book groups to connect with characters and perspectives offered by texts that portray unfamiliar situations. Ms. Namba interacts with the groups, demonstrating when to step in to the conversation and when to stand back and observe the group’s work. Texts include The Pinballs by Betsy Byars, Just Juice by Karen Hesse, Author(s):
Italian Reading Comprehension 2
Journalistic passage dealing with the issue of food safety. Students should analyze the passage for its main points, discover some vocabulary associated with food and look for grammatical details.
Solving Equations with a Variable on Both Sides
In order to figure out where to start when solving equations with a variable on both sides of the equals sign, we will need some useful methods and practice. There are many methods we use to solve for the variable when it appears in more than one place. This video explains how to combine like terms when solving multi-step equations. (00:41)
A Pillbox walk to Radcot Bridge
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