The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
This site showcases the African American collections of the Library of Congress. Displaying more than 240 items, including books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings, this is the largest black history exhibit ever held at the Library of Congress.
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Omaha Indian Arts
This site offers a sampling of traditional Omaha Indian music. The sound recordings include wax cylinder recordings made in the 1890s, as well as songs and spoken-word segments from the 1983 Omaha harvest celebration pow-wow, segments from an interview with an Omaha elder in 1983, songs and speeches from a performance by members of the Hethu'shka Society in 1985, and portions of an interview with an Omaha musician in 1999. Photos, fieldnotes, and more from the 1983 pow-wow are included.
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Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950
This site highlights letters Guthrie wrote in the early 1940s after moving to New York City, where he pursued broadcasting and recording careers, met artists and social activists, and gained a reputation as a songwriter and performer. The site includes a biographical essay, a timeline of Guthrie's life, and an encoded finding aid of Guthrie materials at the Library of Congress.
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Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
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Reading primary sources: an introduction for students
A step-by-step guide for students examining primary sources, with specific questions divided into five layers of questioning.
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The Virtual Body - Virtuaalne keha
Ülevaatlik lehekülg inimese ehitusest. Inglise ja hispaania keeles.
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Vetlesen Lectures 2011 - Should We Engineer the Climate? by Margaret Leinen
Margaret Leinen, executive director of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and a GSO alumna, argues that the impact of climate change will be so severe that we should conduct research into climate engineering. Leinen describes geoengineering, its prospects, its dangers and how it should be controlled. http://www.uri.edu/vetlesen/20110215_Leinen.shtml
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A War Like No Other: The Peloponnesian War, Then and Now - US Foreign Policy After 9/11
US Foreign Policy after 9/11 - Spring 2006. Lecture - A War Like No Other: The Peloponnesian War, Then and Now. Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution. This is the 2006 Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lecture in National Security AffairsThis course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the sch
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Multiculturalisme et citoyenneté : une crise de l'intégration en Europe - C. Bertossi (video)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Multiculturalisme et citoyenneté : une crise de l'intégration en Europe par Christophe Bertossi (sociologue)

Lycée professionnel du Hainaut (59 Valenciennes)


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Apple CEO Steve Jobs meets Obama
Technology executives including Apple CEO Steve Jobs meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at a private meeting in California.
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World Affairs Council Great Decisions 2011: Germany Rising
Gunther M. Hega presents "Germany Rising."
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Social Science Perspectives on Risk Regulation
In this lunchtime series of lectures, a selection of LSE's academics from across the spectrum of the social sciences explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed.
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How to make a digital microscope
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/02/how-to-make-a-digital-microscope-for-15.html
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How to drive a car with your thoughts
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The Press Release: Getting Your Idea Out to the Press
This lesson introduces students to the main components of a press release and shows how to write an effective press release and how to compile a media contact list comprising local media outlets and appropriate contacts for their press release.
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Literary Festival 2011 - Sketching Society: the communicative power of the comic strip in a global a
Editor's note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of the question and answer session are missing from the podcast | In an interconnected world where culture can transcend borders, the impact of a single drawn image can reverberate around the globe. And yet the humble comic strip, unless making headlines, is frequently overlooked as a source of social commentary. Led by two of Britain¹s most lauded practitioners, this discussion will explore the role of the cartoonist and graphic novelist in the
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Thinking Like a Social Scientist: a lecture by Professor Gilat Levy
In this lunchtime series lectures, a selection of LSE's academics from across the spectrum of the social sciences explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed.
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ISKME's Roadtrip Nation Design Workshop
This wiki page documents the Design Process Workshop ISKME facilitated at the Roadtrip Nation offices in Costa Mesa, CA on February 18, 2011. Storytelling, design thinking, improv, brainstorming, and prototyping were used to design for the Design Challenge: How might we create more teacher engagement with the Roadtrip Nation Experience?
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Projection Investigation Activity
This wiki page documents the Projection Investigation Activity done during San Francisco Unified School District's SLANT workshop on January 29, 2011. Projection information, Julia Marshall's 5 Ways to Integrate, and links are provided, as well as the introductory Improv Activity "Advertising Team" which stretches the imagination to design something for the future. The Projection Investigation Activity begins with research around a scientific theme, then brainstorming and prototyping design idea
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