How to Perform Cardio Walking Workout
This three minute video shows how to dolow-impact routines that can be used in the classroom, gym, or outside. It does not require any equipment and the students could follow the video easily. They might even be encouraged to create their own walking fitness routine.
Teacher Moderation Read Aloud
In this video, teachers will learn effective strategies for using read-alouds in the classroom. During a read-aloud the teacher demonstrates proficient reading and a love of reading. Text to text connections, modeling appropriate annotation, comprehension strategies, language and word study, introducing text, focusing for listening, modeling behavior of proficient readers, talking to clarify thinking, establishing relevance, and read aloud debriefing are all discussed. This is a good resource to
Let's Talk Parenting Taboos
Babble.com publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose 4 facts that parents never, ever admit -- and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and nonparents alike. (17:09)
Race to Nowhere: Strees and Students Film
Is the amount of daily stress that students deal with becoming too much to handle? This three minute video explains a bit about the demands put on students by standardized testing. Some hints at how to improve the situation are offered. The video is a promotion of Race to Nowhere.
Protecting the Brain from Concussions
In a lively talk from TEDxDU, neuropsychologist Kim Gorgens makes the case for better protecting our brains against the risk of concussion -- with a compelling pitch for putting helmets on kids. (09:22)
China: The Great Wall
This 2:30 minute video explains how the Wall was built and where and why. The video adds enough detail to make it interesting to students, but a map of its location would help. The building of a replica of part of the wall would be a good project for students as well gathering more information on its length.
History of Rosh Hashanah (2:47)
In Hebrew Rosh Hashanah means head of the year and is the first of 10 Jewish high holy days that end with Yom Kippur. This video exlains why it last two days and what is done on each day. An excellent overview.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Simcha Applebaum
Simcha Applebaum was born in 1927 in the village of Malcz, Pruzhany (today in Belarussia), to a traditional Jewish family. In November 1941, Simcha and his parents, Yaakov and Rachel, and sister, Ella (Elka), were deported to Bereza Kartuska. After the murder of local Jews, they fled to the Pruzhany ghetto. In May 1942, Simcha joined the Jewish partisans and Soviet soldiers in the nearby forests. In November he returned to the ghetto with a group of friends to get some clothing and food. The G
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Carmina: Liber I IX
Wall Street tumbles for fourth week
Aug 19 - Business summary: Crisis of confidence sends Wall Street down for the fourth straight week, PIMCO says Treasury yields indicate recession is likely, HP biggest drag on Dow; Gold reaches record $1881 an ounce. Carmen Roberts reports.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
Guide to the Records of the Home Owners Protective Association of Mt. Lebanon, PA., Relating to Sout
Contains the correspondence, notes and memoranda, reports, and newspaper clippings of the organization's interest in the proposal to sell, in the early 1950s, the South Pittsburgh Water Company, at first, to the County Sanitary Authority and later to a proposed Mt. Lebanon Township Water Authority.
Candy Lightner and MADD
Social movements often require charismatic leadership in the early stages; but needs change with growth. Consider the case of Candy Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Length: 3:38
CHIN 201-01, Intermediate Chinese, Fall 2006
In addition to the same objectives for the first year, this course aims at improving students’ aural-oral skills to achieve fluency and comprehension, further developing their proficiency in reading for understanding, and enhancing their ability to write in Chinese and to translate from Chinese into English and vice versa. At the end of the year course students should be able to read authentic materials of reasonable degrees of difficulty, to write simple compositions in Chinese characters, an
Master of the House from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. (5:44)
BIOL 315-01, Ecology, Lecture, Fall 2005
One objective of mine is for you to realize and appreciate the interactions of the biological world. These interactions take place between the biological components themselves and between the biological components and the physical world. Hopefully you will come to see that "everything affects everything else.",This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 451/452, Research in Biology, Fall 2004
Research in Biology (Biology 451/452) is intended to provide a complete research experience. As a regular college course, Research is the equal of any other course at Rhodes in that credit is earned for accomplishment, and working responsibly and maintaining regular progress are crucial to success. However, since Research differs in many ways from other courses, its independence and individuality present special challenges, and it is important not to mismanage its independence.,This syllabus was
Design and Manufacturing II, Spring 2003
Integration of design, engineering, and management disciplines and practices for analysis and design of manufacturing enterprises. Emphasis is on the physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and systems, and their effects on quality, rate, cost, and flexibility. Topics include process physics and control, design for manufacturing, and manufacturing systems. Group project requires design and fabrication of parts using mass-production and assembly methods to produce a product in qu
ANSO 205-01, Victims of Progress. Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The class will undertake an examination of the interaction between industrial nations of the “developed” world and the tribal and peasant societies of the “developing” world. The course will focus on the increasing exploitation of these peoples, not only by the industrialized world, but, also, by “developing” world elites. The approach will be both historical and critical.
Integrating Social Capital Into a Park-Use and Active-Living Framework
Integrating Social Capital Into a Park-Use and Active-Living Framework