On offer this week in your supermarket!
At the end of this lesson you can: gain useful information from simple advertisements.
Baltimore Man Donates Part of His Liver to Save Girlfriend's Life
Robert Hopkins, 25, and Jennifer Dietrick, 25, both of Baltimore, had been dating seriously for more than two years when Jennifer was diagnosed in February 2012 with acute liver failure caused by excessive levels of acetaminophen. She had been taking acetaminophen for several weeks as she recovered from injuries sustained in a car accident, unaware that overuse of this medicine could lead to liver failure. Jennifer's condition deteriorated rapidly, and she needed a liver transplant. No livers w
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
The DMC Upside July 2014
This edition of the "DMC Upside" television program aired in July 2014 on digital cable channel 19 in Corpus Christi. The "DMC Upside" is hosted by Carlos Garanzuay and Kira Hays and is produced by DMC-TV.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Invest It's Best!
This animated music video is used to teach children and adults about the importance of financing and investing. (04:34)
Using Familiar Commenting Tools
This video shows you how to use the various commenting and markup tools in Acrobat 9, including how to effectively use the Text Edits tool, and how to set their properties and formatting.
Working with the new bristle brush tips
Paint lifelike brush strokes with the new bristle tips in Photoshop CS5. Customize bristle qualities ranging from shape and length to thickness and stiffness.
Using the Mixer Brush
Realistically mix paint, blending brush and canvas colors with the new Mixer Brush in Photoshop CS5. Create a painting from scratch or add painterly effects to a photograph.
GS-08: Making a ho-hum RAW image great
Walk through essential adjustments to color, exposure, and detail that you’ll apply to many RAW images.
GS-07: Warping images
Extend from standard Photoshop transformations such as scaling or flipping to Warp distortions. Edit Warp transformations by dragging handles on the bounding box. Apply layer styles for a finishing touch.
GS-06: Non-destructive transformations
Sizing and scaling images, unlike vector graphics, can result in a loss of image quality. Make your transformations non-destructive in Photoshop by converting layers to Smart Objects prior to making changes.
GS-05: Introduction to adjustment layers
Apply adjustment layers to manipulate the color, tone, contrast, and other aspects of images. Apply adjustments non-destructively, monitor levels in the panel's histogram, and paint away adjustments with the built-in layer mask.
GS-10: Guided edit mode
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Is it called the UK, England, or Great Britain?
This brief video (3:49) takes a somewhat humorous approach at explaining the differences in these three titles and what country(ies) comprise which. Would be helpful in geography or discussing British culture.
Baby Duck Pond
Wood duck babies are born in trees. Watch these newborns make the big jump from a tree to the pond below near the Rocky Mountains. (02:11)
Charlene Sullivan talks about studying finance at Purdue Krannert.
The victory of Texas Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz
SMU Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson talks about the July 31 run-off election victory of Texas Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz.
Hundreds of thousands in charity walk in record attempt
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 15 - Thousands of Filipinos join a charity walk through Manila to raise money typhoon victims in central Philippines. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over
The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in Third and Fourth Grade (Virtual Tour)
The Daily Five is described and how each component is used in the classroom. Selecting Good Fit books are discussed. Students use word collectors to record new words and use them in their writing. This is a great resource to help enhance and to expand literacy instruction in the classroom. (2:03)