Keeping History from Repeating Itself: Involving Parents About Retention Decisions to Support Studen
Collaborative ventures between families and schools can result in children being successful both academically and in life. The most successful predictor of student achievement is an encouraging home environment, high expectations from parents, and parental involvement.,Volume 27, Number 2
Author(s): Tariq T. Akmal,Donald E. Larsen

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South Island Wren--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a South Island Wren. The South Island wren is a small but robust alpine bird with a very short tail, rounded wings, and long legs and toes. While the male’s plumage is a dull green colour above, grey-brown below and yellow on the flanks, the female is more olive-brown in colour. This charming bird has an unusual habit of vigorously bobbing up and down. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to hel
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Load Testing | Visual Studio Toolbox

Continuing with our exploration of testing, Chuck Sterling joins Robert this week to discuss load testing. Load testing provides you with the ability to see how well your software responds to various levels of usage. Chuck shows how to create load tests for a Web site and evaluate the data it returns. He shows how to use Application Insights to monitor the Web site's performance. He then shows how to use load testing with unit tests.

Author(s): Charles Sterling, Robert Green

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On the Ice with the Irish
Follow the puck as the Irish hockey team practices in the Compton Family Ice Arena at the University of Notre Dame. This video was shot with a GoPro camera on a team assistant during a routine practice.
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Chris Jericho & Cheryl Burke - Viennese Waltz
This is part of a television show how two dancers, Chris Jericho & Cheryl Burke, prepare for the Viennese Waltz. Not much value her except to show students the hard work that goes into dancing and some of the steps.
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Dance Through Time5 Waltz
Waltz, a romantic Mid-19th Century Couple Dances, is performed by professional dancers. This is a brief expert from a longer DVD.  (0:49)
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The Rule of Clovis (3:22)
Clovis befriended Rome and then struck, winning and making it "imperialistic." The Franks were growing rapidly trying to make a larger empire. This three minute video explains the battles and politics of this period using actors and a narrator.
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Thurgood Marshall
This 46 minute video uses a narrator, images, and actual footage of his life.
It is an excellent summary of this Supreme Court leader's life and accomplishments. Thurgood Marshall, was a crusading attorney and civil rights activist who led the fight against school desegregation, became the first African-American to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. On the opening page there is also a shorter, two minute, version of his life.

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Cómo Funciona La Electrólisis Del Agua (en Español)
Un video excelente para niños que describe el proceso de descomposición de una sustancia por medio de la electricidad. El video explica que el cable que sale del lado positivo es el ánodo y el cable que sale del lado negativo es el cátodo. (2 minutos)
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John & Abigail Adams
This 43 minute biography uses actors, a narrator, and interviews to present a fairly complete view of these two remarkable people and their relationship as well as their contributions to history.
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Baby knows best! Study shows baby-led weaning promotes healthy food preferences.
A new study by psychologists at The University of Nottingham has shown that babies who are weaned using solid finger food are more likely to develop healthier food preferences and are less likely to become overweight as children than those who are spoon-fed pureed food. The research published by BMJ Open set out to examine the impact of weaning style on food preferences and Body Mass Index in early childhood in a sample of 155 children. The full paper can be found at http://bmjopen.bmj.com/con
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Ghana Empire
An advertisement is presented before the video. This two-minute video is about the Ghana empire, located in West Africa. It tells how it became a wealthy empire because they were in the center of the caravan routes and taxed other Muslims, during the gold-salt trade. The people of Ghana didn't want to adopt the Muslim religion, but later on, the desert Arabs invaded their territory and forced them to practice the Muslim religion, or else they would be killed.
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La syndication de contenu (fils RSS) en bibliothèque
Cette présentation porte sur la syndication de contenu par fils RSS et ce que cette technologie peut apporter aux pratiques professionnelles en bibliothèque (veille, référence, développement de collections, diffusion de l'information, etc.) La première partie se veut une introduction générale à RSS tandis que la seconde partie s'applique à démontrer des exemples d'usages courants et innovateurs de cette technologie par les bibliothèques, usages qui pourraient être amenés à se gén
Author(s): Vézina, Marie-Hélène,Michaud, Sylvie

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SFCO 2011 – Analyse et gestion du risque dans l’aéronautique

Titre : SFCO 2011 – Analyse et gestion du risque dans l’aéronautique.
Intervenant (s) : Henri PETIT (Ancien commandant de bord. Directeur des opérations aériennes à Air France)
Résumé : Importance du facteur humain : Dans toute activité humaine, 80% des causes premières d'accidents sont liées à des erreurs humaines.
Un établissement considéré comme sûr a mis en place un système de prévention qui prend en compte le « Facteur Humain » pour rendre l’ac
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DMC 9th Annual Poster Presentation
In recent years, the Del Mar College Natural Sciences Department has transitioned away from the old classroom and school lab model to one that encourages bright, resourceful majors to seek out academic and professional internship opportunities that provide critical insight into how the professional research world works. Del Mar College students shared their research and summer internship experience as part of the 9th Annual Poster Presentation, showcasing the work from those who participated in
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Episode 91: Within Our Reach: Tim Costello on International Aid

World Vision Australia chief Tim Costello tells us how international aid efforts have succeeded, where they've got to improve, and why aid cynics have got it wrong. With host Jennifer Cook.