Signals: the breakdown of the social contract and the rise of geopolitics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Pippa Malmgren | Economic signals are everywhere, from magazine covers to grocery stores to military events. They reveal the story of the world economy. By being alert to signals anyone can start to navigate through the turbulence to the treasures of the world economy, instead of being overwhelmed and surprised by it. Pippa Malmgren (@DrPippaM) is Founder of DRPM Group and a former US Presidential Adviser. She is an alumna of LSE. This event marks the publication of her new book,
This video explains how corresponding angles can apply to either two polygons or parallel lines cut by a transversal. In both cases, corresponding angles are in the same position. If the two polygons are congruent, then the corresponding angles are also congruent. If the two lines are parallel, then the corresponding angles created by the transversal are congruent. (1:25)
Alternate Exterior Angles
This video describes how alternate exterior angles are formed by a transversal intersecting two parallel lines. They are located "outside" the two parallel lines but on opposite sides of the transversal, creating two pairs (four total angles) of alternate exterior angles. Alternate exterior angles are congruent, meaning they have equal measure. (1:04)
Shirley Chisholm - The Leader
This video features narration with still images of Shirley Chisholm. 'On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination' (Wikipedia, 2009).
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 5 of
Rowling is one of the most popular authors of this era. This documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. She signs 1,7009 copies of her book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, in London. Narrated by a male Englishman, with interview clips of the author. (9:49)
J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, the fourth part
One of the most popular authors of this era. This well-done documentary chronicles a year in this author's life. (9:22)
JK Rowling Intrview about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Releasae (Part 1)
Live interview with author, JK Rowling. She answers questions after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. She answers question from audience members about the books.
World War II: In Photos
As with all YouTube videos block out the comments are review carefully. Basically, this video is photos with music. The only use for this is to show the impact of war or how music can set a tone for a presentation.
Soul A Song - Sesame Street
This video is a song about the letter a and the sounds it makes. Classic Sesame Street parody of James Brown. (00:34)
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
Intelligent Life: Randy Newman, to irony and beyond
Randy Newman is the songwriter behind the music for “Toy Story”, which celebrates its 20th birthday this year. In this podcast, Tim de Lisle discusses his profile of Newman in the September/October issue of Intelligent Life, and how he encountered a man who is ironic, characterful and curmudgeonly
HealthTap App for iOS
HealthTap allows you to have online access to physicians right from your phone. Ask a question, and volunteer and qualified physician will aid you with your question. You may receive feedback from several physicians, and some will cite clinical studies along with their answers. Of course, this app does not replace seeing your own physician, but is helpful when you want a quick experts opinion. This is a free app
Geography of Oceans and Seas
This video is about the geography of the Oceans and Seas, especially volcanic action on the ocean floor.
What the World Looks Like 1
This video features great photographs with words above the images while the instructor reads the words. Suitable for elementary and ESL students. Can also be used as a social studies/geography tool.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography, Part 4
The fourth and final installment of A & E's biography of Edgar Allan Poe which focuses on his poverty. The video consists of narrative voices and a still image. (9:54)
Sarah Dessen Interview for Along for the Ride - readergirlz presents
Teen book author Sarah Dessen answers interview questions from a former classmate, Melissa Walker (Chapel Hill High School, North Carolina, US) about her book Along for the Ride. for readergirlz. The interview is conducted in Dessen's high school library. Sound is not always audible. (2:17)
Author Sarah Dessen Interview for her book, Lock and Key - Penguin
Teen author Sarah Dessen discusses her book, Lock and Key. She talks about the people and places that inspired the character and setting of the book. In this video she drives and walks through the streets of Carrboro and Chapel Hill to explain the setting of her books. (2:54)
Kurt Vonnegut Obituary
This is a two minute video video that summarizes some of the achievements of Vonnegut, including his remarkable survival of a World War Two bombing. Provides great insights into his character and personality. Would be excellent to show before students read his works.
Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
A video adaptation of the Maurice Sendak classic, narrated by an adult male. Illustrations from the book appear page by page while the words from the book are read. Some sound effects and background drum music. Max is made King Of All Wild Things and a wild rumpus takes place. But Max goes home to supper in his room. Adapted and narrated for video by John Kelin; what did he leave out? (4:13 - No video or audio from 3:50 - 4:13)