Google reshuffles the top deck
Google co-founder Larry Page returns to the chief executive role amid increasing competition from a crop or emerging rivals like Facebook.
Mobl21 - Elementary Content Stream Examples
Virginia Beach City Public Schools teacher Lacy Krell walks us through some examples of Mobl21 content streams created for use with elementary school students. Run time 02:43.
Social Science and the Middle East: myths, pitfalls and opportunities
No area of the globe so challenges the contemporary social scientist or the ordinary citizen as do the twenty-five countries of the Middle East. At the same time, none generates as much public controversy and unease. From its multiple wars and inter-ethnic conflicts, and the rise of religiously defined ideologies, to the enduring place it occupies in world energy markets this region is of central concern to all who seek to analyse, or formulate policies for, the world of today. In this lecture,
Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010
Highlights from Lord's Resistance Army Event
On January 13, more than 300 people attended the Pulitzer Center and Human Rights Watch's special presentation on the Lord's Resistance Army and the atrocities the group has committed in central Africa. With powerful photos, videos and other materials, Pulitzer Center journalists Joe Bavier and Marcus Bleasdale and Human Rights Watch researcher Ida Sawyer and senior researcher Anneke Van Woudenberg described their findings and evaluated whether President Obama's new strategy to tackle the LRA co
Treaty of Versailles
Know About The Treaty Of Versailles - The treaty was designed to free the small ethnic groups from Germany's reign and make sure the power hungry Germany could not ravage France again. It also helps explain how this resulted in future problems. A good, brief review, but students need a map to be able showing Germany before and after the treaty was signed.
What Is the Earth Made of?
The earth's mantle, core and surface have varying chemical compositions, but the earth is generally made up of eight main elements, within which there are four super abundant elements. (02:18)
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest?
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest? There are two types of rain forests, including temperate rain forests and tropical rain forests, but both possess an abundance of different animal species. (03:10)
Prepositions of Location-In, On, Under, Over, In Front, Behind
This video's main character Shompy demonstrates prepositions of location (in, on, under, over, in front, behin) with a balloon. The song and motions get faster as the song continues. The end of the song shows sign language for the prepositions (1:41).
What Is Earth's Coldest & Warmest Temperature?
The coldest recorded temperature was -129 degrees Fahrenheit, in Antarctica, and the hottest recorded temperature was 136 degrees Fahrenheit, in Libya. Learn more about extreme records for hot and cold weather.
It's Your Time - Mont Alto - Student Life
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Spartan Sagas: Michele Payn-Knoper, Shaking the hand that feeds you
Michele Payn-Knoper is a champion for agriculture. The certified speaking professional travels the United States and internationally, helping farmers communicate more effectively about the agrifood industry, while helping consumers understand what's happening with food production. The Spartan alumna knows firsthand the realities and risks of farm life. In addition to now living on a farm in Indiana, she grew up on a family farm in Michigan that was eventually lost. Since earning degrees in an
Nick Jr.-Say What You See-Animals & Numbers
Nick Jr's Say What You See asks young learners to look at a different picture as the block turns and to repeat what you see. The objects are a bee, a cat, a fish, a cow, 1, 2, 3. It repeats this several times. Gets faster at the end. Very cute way to introduce or to review basic numbers and animals in an early childhood classroom (1:05).
English as Second Language Vocabulary Lessons-Vegetables
This video is to help to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is vegetables (carrots, mushrooms, tomato, etc.). A matching picture is shown as the commentator repeats the word twice. This is a good teaching resource for our English as Second Language learners, our youngest learners, and for our special education students (2:10).
Germany raises 2011 growth forecast
Europe's strongest economy is positive on growth, but reduces its forecasts for imports and exports as concerns about the euro zone persist.
The Nightmare of 1923 and Its Cause [When Money Dies: Lessons from the Great German Hyperinflation of 1923 • By Adam Fergusson • London: William Kimber & Company, 1975 • 256 pages] Feel the need for a good, old-fashion
[When Money Dies: Lessons from the Great German Hyperinflation of 1923 • By Adam Fergusson • London: William Kimber & Company, 1975 • 256 pages]
Feel the need for a good, old-fashion
China readies for Year of the Rabbit
Chinese prepare to usher in the Year of the Rabbit, with all forms of the zodiac animal - from live and solid gold rabbits, to stuffed toys and cutboard cutaways.
The Economic Crisis & Left Responses
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Baby Doc back for Haiti 'rebirth'
Former exiled Haitian leader Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier is back in Haiti, and he's facing charges of corruption, theft, and abuses of power.