Addition Using the Number Line - Common Core Edition (Part 1 of 2)
In this video, Mr. Almeida shows how to add using the number line. This is one helpful way to model addition problems by drawing it out and addresses the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics objective: 2.MD.6 from the "relate addition and subtraction to length" cluster. This is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents. (6:30)
Breakingviews: Portugal not Greek yet
April 17 - Portugal will need extra support from the euro zone next year, but that may not mean a restructuring or a haircut for creditors, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
Chinese classical Instrument called a Guzheng
10th grade Lancaster Mennonite High School Chinese student Fu Xin, plays a classical chinese instrument known as a Guzheng. She has played since the age of 4...
Jarrelle Barton on Guzheng
9:24 Jarrelle Barton, guzheng performer on the ninth level, on April 5, 2009.
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
GAB with ALisa - Profiles: College of Southern Maryland Coach of the Year Alan Hoyt
MetroCast Channel 10's ALisa Casas interviews College of Southern Maryland men's basketball coach Alan Hoyt about being named Coach of the Year by the Maryland Junior College (MDJUCO) Athletic Coaches Association, after leading the Hawks to a 10-6 regular season record and fifth-place conference finish. To read more about Coach Hoyt, visit: http://www.csmd.edu/news/archive/2012/e715551b6963d0821a3eecab4247c024da8a5592.html
Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
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Moodle 2.0 Lesson - part 2
This video shows you how to add question pages to your Moodle 2.0 lesson. It continues from the previous video, where we created a simple linear lesson of content pages. (03:02)
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
Authors at Google presents Austin Kleon: Steal like an Artist
Austin describes himself as a writer who draws. After seeing Austin's found poetry collection Newspaper Blackout, Broome Community College invited him to deliver their commencement address. Austin shared the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was graduating, most notably, "Steal like an artist." Once Austin posted the talk on his website, it instantly went viral. To date, the original post has been read by 1.5 million people. He has shared his ideas with audiences at TEDx, SXSW
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Moodle 2.0 Lesson - part 3
This lesson shows you how to create a cluster of questions in your lesson, that are then displayed to the student in a random order until all questions have been seen. It continues from the previous lesson where we created questions in our lesson. (02:56)
Game On! How Playful Learning Works Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
Kodu, a game-based learning environment is designed to introduce children to computational thinking and programming, giving them identities as game designers within online communities. The presentation will discuss the way in which Kodu allows young learners to use their experience as gamers to explore the key computational principles, thinking, and activities in computer science and engineering that lie “under the hood&
Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
2012 GSCMI Spring Supply Chain Conference
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)