Business Information Systems: Design an App for That
Students in introductory Management Information Systems (MIS) courses often ask what a career in MIS looks like. Lacking a clear vision, they make their own assumptions. Often they assume the career involves programming with little human interaction. That MIS is a technical field could not be further from the truth. MIS job descriptions typically require candidates to be able to collaborate, communicate, analyze needs and gather requirements. They also list the need for excellent written and com
Steelband history for local teachers
This module will provide points for discussion on the steelband and its history. The targeted audience is teachers at both the primary and secondary levels in T&T . It will also provide an updated view of the pan and of the personalities who are associated with its development. The aim is to encourage teachers to consider using "texts" about this fantastic musical instrument in order to encourage the growth of Literacy in their students.
NCPEA Education Leadership Review, Volume 10, Number 1; February 2009
NCPEA Education Leadership Review (ELR) is a nationally refereed journal published two times a year, in Winter (February) and Fall (August) by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Phillip Young, Editor; Kenneth Lane, Assistant Editor; Theodore Creighton, Founding Editor. Manuscripts may be submitted at any time. Authors, coauthors, and NCPEA members receive complimentary copies of ELR. Additional copies of individual manuscripts or the entire Volume may be downloaded
Plants That Aren't Plants: Mosses and Lichens
Mosses and lichens are not given much attention in introductory biology laboratory courses, in part because instructors lack skills necessary to cover the topic-namely, moss leaf cross sectioning and lichen chemical spot tests. Acquiring confidence in just these two techniques, as well as familiarity with basic terminology, lays a foundation for further investigation.
Plant Fossils in the Laboratory
This exercise can be used to familiarize students and give them hands-on experience with plant fossils as well as sharpen their powers of observation. It may also be used to bring together interdisciplinary topics relating past events to present day issues.
Non-Radioactive DNA Hybridization Experiments for the Undergraduate Laboratory: The Southern Blot An
This resource is a detailed description of molecular techniques used to detect homologous DNA sequences. Students are introduced to many concepts and techniques involved in molecular biology, including DNA isolation, purification and Southern blot analysis."
Labwrite: Extensive web-based instruction for helping college students write lab reports and learn s
LabWrite, funded by the National Science Foundation (award #: DUE-9950405 and DUE-0231086), is a structured set of online materials developed as an alternative to typical lab report instruction. LabWrite provides extensive resources designed to lead college students through the entire lab experience, beginning with questions that help students comprehend the essential elements of the lab before they start the procedure and ending with advice for improving their performance on the next lab report
The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Bruno Cautrès of Sciences-Po university on a seismic shock to French politics ahead of presidential elections next year
Learn Hindi Daily Show – Win a word find booklet, to ask, रू,
What would it take to encourage you to learn Hindi today? Not to put it off until tomorrow? How about a chance to win a free Hindi Word Find...
12.05.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die Innenminister der Europäischen Union diskutieren über die aktuellen Flüchtlingsströme aus Nordafrika und die mögliche Wiedereinführung von Grenzkontrollen. Das Treffen in Brüssel hat besondere Brisanz erhalten, weil Dänemark seine Grenzen zu Deutschland und Schweden wieder ständig überwachen will. Di
Beginner S6 #10 - Skip These Sounds for More Natural Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re just learning the Japanese language, so you’re practicing saying every Japanese syllable. Of course, now that you’re getting a little more advanced, you want to learn how to speak more than just perfect Japanese: you want to be able to speak colloquially with people too. You noticed your friends saying [...]
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #9 - Double Up on Language with Innovative Language Learning!
Learning grammar is never easy. Sometimes, it’s even hardest when it’s your own native language! Particles, present progressive, noun modifiers…it’s hard to keep them all straight! But what if we told you that learning a 2nd language could be much easier than just learning one? Sounds crazy, right? Well, it’s not! Listen to today’s Cheat Sheet [...]
WordWorld:V is for Vacation
WordWorld:V is for Vacation. This is an excerpt from the popular PBS kids show Word World. In this video, the word world animals create "v" words and turn the words into actual things. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. It helps with learning to blend words and builds phonic skills. (10:56)
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-The Best Counting Video Ever-Part 1 of 3
In part one of this classic Richard Scarry video students will learn to count. Lily the Rabbit spends her day finding objects to count. In part one she finds 1 bunny, 2 hands, 2 feet, 2 long ears, 3 friends on 3 tricycles, 4 cows, 5 frogs, 6 scarecrows and 6 hats, 7 mice in airplanes, and 8 watermelons. Content is appropriate for young learners. This is part 1 of 3. (7:47)
Saving for Retirment: Teachers Too
This four minute video features Suzie Orman explains the best ways to invest your money for retirement. The video has a variety of tidbits on various savings plans. This is best used as a guide to help you start researching ways to prepare for retirement. Here is a site with information on teachers and retirement. http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/retirement-guide.html
Research Help-Attach Notes to Any File or Website in Windows
Want to remind yourself of that super important task each time you open a certain website? Veronica explores GumNotes, which can attach a reminder to any file or website. (01:36)
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
This professionally-made video from Ignite Learning uses computer animation and simple terms to explain what causes the Earth's seasons. Video discribes the Earth's axis and the tilt of the Earth. This is a great teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and/or weather. It would also be a wonderful companion resource for the Common Core Curriculum Language Arts Unit-Grade 2, Unit 1. Content is appropriate for elementary and middle school students. (02:17)
Turning Points in History - Hammurabi's Code of Laws
A uniform set of laws becomes necessary with the rise of cities in order to keep order and this 3:32 minute video explains how law came from the Hammurabi in what is now Iraq. A good history that helps students understand how law came to be and why it is needed.
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.