Obama Signs Recovery Act
In this audio clip, on February 17, 2009, in Denver, Colorado, President Barack Obama discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act before he signs it into law. The $787 billion stimulus package was designed to create or save jobs in the wake of mass layoffs brought about by the Great Recession. (0:43)
Northeastern Student Athletes - First Experiences on Campus
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Herbie Hancock: Innovation and New Technologies | Mahindra Humanities Center
Set 4 - Innovation and New Technologies
Speech Perception Assessment Lab at the University of Memphis.
Speech Perception Assessment Lab in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis.
Henry Fuseli, Titania and Bottom, c. 1790 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Henry Fuseli, Titania and Bottom, c. 1790, oil on canvas, 2172 x 2756 mm (Tate Britain, London) (04:30) The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
A Case of Innovation
A white paper is a focused analysis often used to describe how a technology solves a problem. In this literacy activity, students write a simplified version of a white paper on an alternative electrical power generation technology. In the process, they develop their critical thinking skills and become aware of the challenge and promise of technological innovation that engineers help to make possible. This activity is geared towards fifth grade and older students and computer capabilities are req
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who
Laurie Bréban on "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion"
Laurie Bréban, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, discusses "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Introductions to Equations with Uncommon Denominators
In this pre-algreba tutorial video, students will learn how to solve equations with uncommon denominators. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to re-teach this important skill in the classroom. (2:48)
Science Bulletins: The Local Group—A Striking Start
A huge galactic smash-up may have formed the galaxies nearest us.
Revising in Pairs
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Revising Through Listening Groups
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Learn Basic Word Families with the Reading Machine
In this cute video, 3 letter words scroll down and stop (ed, at) and then the beginning letter stops last. The speaker asks if it is a word. If it is, then the picture and word is shown. This is a great resource to help introduce and/or reinforce basic word families in the early childhood classroom. (2:28)
Management Tip from Cranfield School of Management: Dr Tazeeb Rajwani gives 3 tips on whether to use or reject best practices when developing a new product or process
Hitler's Economics [Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.] For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
[Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.]
For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
Government Medical "Insurance" [Making Economic Sense (1995; 2007)] One of Ludwig von Mises's keenest insights was on the cumulative tendency of government intervention. The government, in its wisdom, perceives a problem (and Lord knows, there are always problems!). The government then int
[Making Economic Sense (1995; 2007)]
One of Ludwig von Mises's keenest insights was on the cumulative tendency of government intervention. The government, in its wisdom, perceives a problem (and Lord knows, there are always problems!). The government then int
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work