Defending Kim Kardashian Unlike the majority of us who live relatively boring lives, Kim Kardashian has made a career out of selling the public an up-close-and-personal view of her private affairs. This recently included a rumored farce of a wedding to NBA superstar Kris Humphries, which fizzled after only three days butAuthor(s):
Unlike the majority of us who live relatively boring lives, Kim Kardashian has made a career out of selling the public an up-close-and-personal view of her private affairs. This recently included a rumored farce of a wedding to NBA superstar Kris Humphries, which fizzled after only three days butAuthor(s):
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "Eat your vegetables!" (09:26)
Emotional Intelligence and Academic Success: A Conceptual Analysis for Educational Leaders
Sandy Labby, Frederick C. Lunenburg, John R. Slate
In this review of the literature, we briefly examined the development of intelligence theories as they lead to the emergence of the concept o
16: Q&A Session with Dr. Barbara Owen, Dr. Bonita Veysey & Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis
Dr. Barbara Owen, Dr. Bonita Veysey & Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis answer questions after their presentations on "Women, Girls & the Justice System" and the keynote address at Evidence-Based Interventions Lead to Improved Outcomes, Day 1 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change in October 2011.
Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
How to Add Details to a New Video
WatchKnowLearn is a wiki, which means that all of our users are strongly encouraged to add quality videos into our directory. But we also need to make sure that the videos include educational descriptions and details that will help others locate and use the video in the future. This short tutorial walks you through the steps for adding details and meaningful descriptions into your newly added video. (05:46)
Invertible Square Matrix - Problem 1 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to use determinants to find out if a 3x3 square matrix is invertible. (2:41)
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Female Loggerhead Turtle Laying Eggs
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a female Loggerhead Turtle laying her eggs in a sandy nest. Students will get a close up and candid shot of this amazing process. The loggerhead is one of the most widespread of all the marine turtles and also the most highly migratory, with individuals known to cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This turtle's common name comes from its relatively large head, which contains powerful jaws. This is a great resource to help build backgr
People Make a Diffierence with Danny Brassell Guest: Tom Niro Regional Manager, Staples Co.
George Eliot's Life and Writing Career
This 6:36 video provides a fairly indepth biography of her life and accomplishments.
Silent Tea Party: Pre-Reading for Challenging Texts
Lesson ObjectiveMake predictions from quotes to prepare for a challenging textLength. Questions to ConsiderHow do the quotes and questionnaire help students prepare for a challenging text?What evidence must students provide to support their questionnaire answers?How does Ms. Fulco ensure students understand the 'big ideas' during the whole class discussion?Common Core StandardsELA.RL.9-10.1
Explaining the Momentum behind the Council of Europe's Norm Entrepreneurship
Dr Gwendolyn Sasse, Oxford, gives the fifth talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto the
11.360 Community Growth and Land Use Planning (MIT)
This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need
Fist to Five Feedback
Lesson ObjectiveLearn to gather immediate feedback using a 0-5 (Fist to Five) scale. Questions to ConsiderWhy is important to elicit feedback for students' content and emotional needs?What information is important to you, as the teacher, when asking students for Fist to Five feedback?Brainstorm three ways that you could use Fist to Five feedback in your classroom.
Why Women Won the Nobel Prize - Institute of Politics
With the recent awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to three women leaders, policymakers are beginning to acknowledge that women are essential to peace and security. Six women leaders from Israel, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan--describe how they mobilize for an end to violent conflict. Hear firsthand how women are waging peace within their communities and across conflict lines all over the globe, as well as how decision-makers can draw on underutilized resources and skil
Digestion Animation Movie for Kids
This is a computer-animated two-minute video clip about the human digestive system.
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
SFU Public Square Innovator Profile – Judith Marcuse
In conjunction with their 2014 Community Summit Innovation: The Shock of the Possible, SFU Public Square asked some of Metro Vancouver’s top innovators what’s on their minds, and what questions they have about Innovation. This video profiles Judith Marcuse of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, the first centre in North America that integrates community engagement in art and social change, academic research and training, as well as professional development and global networkin
Nicole Krüger - die berufliche Chatterin der ZBW
By: ZBW Dieses Interview ist das erste in unserer neuen Reihe "ZBW Report". In lockerer Folge berichten hier Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der ZBW über ihre interessante Arbeit.