While the president is limited to serving two terms in office, members of Congress can serve an unlimited number of terms. In the mid-nineteenth century, most congressional representatives served only a single term because at that time politics was not considered a career. However, by the mid-twentieth century, congressional representatives began to view holding congressional office as a prestigious career. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 2
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. Includes photos of the contestants receiving their prizes. (6:11)
How to Improve Your Math Skills
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nine years. Mr. Chang discusses how a learner can improve their math skills.
How to Pass the GED
Passing the GED test requires reviewing algebra, geometry and
other basic math skills, keeping up with current events and taking
several practice tests to plan out the timing. This video clip a GED tutor will help to prepare for the GED test and help to ensure a passing grade.
PG Dip Landscape Architecture
Listen to Landscape Architecture student Lindsay Robinson talk about her reasons for choosing the postgraduate diploma and the impact it has had on her career.
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
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US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)
Replace major welded panels
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to complete Unit of Competence: Replace major welded panels It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: Prepare a panel for removal, Remove panel from vehicle and Fit replacement panel.
Renovate grassed areas
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to prepare to renovate grassed areas. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: prepare for turf renovation, renovate a tennis court and clean up site and equipment.
Support turf establishment
This resource covers the process of supporting the establishment of turf by seed or sod for sporting, recreational, landscaping, community and private use.Supporting turf establishment is likely to be carried out under routine supervision with intermittent checking. Responsibility for some roles and co-ordination within a team may be required. Competency requires the application of knowledge and skills to a range of turf establishment tasks. Turf establishment is usually undertaken within esta
Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills
This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Deliver a service to customers
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs and provide a service to customers within a prescribed framework. Topics include: customer service, customers' needs, customer relations and resolving complaints.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
Planning programs and activities for children
Discover ways of planning fun experiences for children and helping them to learn new skills. Get to know the children in your care, design experiences that are appropriate and interesting to them, and gain the knowledge and ability to provide those experiences.
Work effectively in an education team
The learning object deals with the skills and knowledge for education support workers to comply with school administrative requirements. Topics covered include team goals, abiding by regulations, meeting and planning, setting goals, teamwork and co-operation.
Now we're cooking with gas! - Disconnect / Reconnect
This resource supports the training of licensed gasfitters, addressing the skills shortages in these trade areas. The resource provides an action learning environment where employees will undertake training suitable to all parties
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Provide housekeeping Services to Guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide housekeeping services to guests in an accommodation establishment. Topics covered include: maintain establishment standards of cleanliness and services implement policies regarding security of both guests, their belongings and staff, knowledge of housekeeping procedures and personal services available to guests, assist with guests' requests for services.