English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
Facts about Cyprus
This video has a great many facts about current Cyprus. It does not add greatly to the history of the land.
" Ants in Your Pants", A Rhyming Song From: Cool Tunes for Kids
This computer-animated selection features a lively song with rhyming lyrics,
" Dance like you've got ants in your pants, bees on your knees, a bear in your hair," and more.. The words of the song appear on the screen as the song is sung. ( 1:54)
During this three-minute video, the viewer will learn about simple probability using marbles.
Center for Social Concerns
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Center for Social Concerns. A variety of seminars and programs are built around national and international immersion experiences. Students examine social issues from multiple perspectives, read relevant texts, study Catholic social tradition, and take an active role in building a learning community.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the School of Architecture. Traditional and classical architecture occupy a premier place in the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Students learn not only the principles of designing and constructing buildings, but also the importance of enriching the identity and cohesiveness of the communities where they live and work.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the courses in Computer Applications. An important mission of CAPP is to provide majors with proficiency in various facets of computing and information technology as a supplement to their primary majors and as a springboard for further professional education or a career in a technology-related field.
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What Is Inflation? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "inflation". Inflation is defined as 1. makes things bigger and 2. makes goods cost more. Good examples are given (blowing up a balloon and cost of cereal). This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the upper elementary/middle school classroom. (1:04)
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down Doc Holliday of the famous O.K. Coral shootout. (26min)
ECB is only viable solution to euro zone debt crisis: ING
Nov. 14 - The ECB needs to be more aggressive in its bond buying as markets are looking at the central bank as the only viable solution to the euro zone debt crisis, says ING Rate Strategist Padhraic Garvey.
What Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement tells us
Nov. 14 - Here's what India needs to fix to reach its economic potential, N. Chandrasekaran of Tata Consultancy Services tells Chrystia Freeland.
India's boom resembles America's Robber Baron days
The crony capitalism of India's billionaire boom shows India Capitalism is in its "adolescence." K.N. Vaidyanathan, former Executive Director of the Securities and Exchange Board. Just as in America, billionaires will discover why they need people at the bottom.
Hussein palaces readied for return
Nov 14 - U.S. troops pack up war headquarters in Saddam Hussein's former palaces before returning them to Iraqi forces as part of pullout. Jessica Gray reports.
Super Mario gets down to business
Nov.14 - As Italy's new head of government, Mario Monti, is forming his cabinet, Rome was able to sell 3 billion euros of five year bonds. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns Europe could be going through its toughest hour since World War Two. Joanna Partridge reports
Merkel: Europe's "toughest hour since World War II"
Nov. 14 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered a grave assessment of Europe's economic health and underscored her determination to keep the Euro from failing. Deborah Gembara reports.
Russell Banks: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Russell Banks appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: The author of more than a dozen works of fiction, Russell Banks' newest novel is "Lost Memory of Skin" (Ecco). His work has been translated into more than 20 languages, and two of his novels have been adapted into award-winning films: "The Sweet Hereafter" and "Affliction." His novel "Cloudsplitter" depicts the fictionalized journey of abolitionist John Brown. Banks has written poems, essays and stories for The