The Reality of the Tax Deal Economists and other pundits have been discussing the deal struck between Obama and the Republicans. It is an interesting topic because it showcases the enormous gulf between what makes good political sense and what policies are economically beneficial.
Paging Orwell: Baseline Budget
Economists and other pundits have been discussing the deal struck between Obama and the Republicans. It is an interesting topic because it showcases the enormous gulf between what makes good political sense and what policies are economically beneficial.
National Pancake Day: Ideas for Pancakes
Celebrate National Pancake Day on September 26th by making some unusual pancakes that the family can participate and enjoy. This video has some interesting photos of these creations they might be motivating. Here is a simple history and some folklore for the class. http://pancakelovers.com/history/ Run time 01:02.
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer. Part of the series: Cancer Facts. Check your skin for skin cancer by looking for any lump or rapidly changing spot that has multiple colors on the body. Protect against skin cancer by wearing a hat and sunscreen when going in the...
How to Draw an African Giraffe Using Online Coloring Page
This video teaches how to color an AFrican Giraffe and color background using online coloring site http://www.timtim.com (1:17).
Brazil's First Female President
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff takes the oath of office to become the South American country's first woman president. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
U.S. factories gather steam
Summary of business headlines: US factory expansion continues; Bank of America settles bad home loan dispute; Facebook gets $500 million investment -NY Times
A plea for Cuba's prisoners
Cuba's dissident group the Ladies in White demand the release of political prisoners in Cuba. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Support for killing of Punjab governor
A vigil in Pakistan hails slain governor as martyr; a protest defends the accused killer as a hero.
Using the new integration with Device Central
Test display of Fireworks documents in various mobile devices by using mobile device emulators in Device Central.
Who is Qualified to Diagnose Dyslexia?
Who is Qualified to Diagnose Dyslexia?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. The most qualified people to diagnose dyslexia are those who are involved in the child's learning progression, such as reading teachers, school psychologists and special educators. (1:56)
Make Ice Cream in Ten Minutes
Dr. Diana teaches you how to make ice cream at home in ten minutes without fancy equipment. This would be possible in a classroom for those brave enough to attempt it. For more recipes for all kinds of different ice cream, and I don't mean just different flavors, try this site: http://www.howtomakeicecreamvideo.com/category/how-to-make-ice-cream-video (Running Time 4:26).
Pope targets Pakistan blasphemy law
Pope Benedict calls on Pakistan to repeal its controversial blasphemy law that condemns those who speak against Islam to death.
Sesame Street - The Ten Commandments of Health
A cute Sesame Street Video on tips for kids to stay healthy. Some of the tips include washing hands, brushing teeth, see your doctor/dentist for checkups, covering mouth and nose, etc. (Running Time 3:18).
Sesame Street - Sing After Me (Ernie and Elmo)
In this video Ernie and Elmo sing the song that requires Elmo to be Ernie's echo. "Sing after me". Lots of rhyming and words-super for an early childhood classroom (Running Time 2:15).
ISS Update - Jan. 4, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 4, 2011.
Austrian WWII-era graves to be exhumed
Austrian authorities to exhume some 220 bodies buried on a hospital's grounds as possible victims of Nazi extermination.
ACS secures crucial Hochtief stake
The Spanish construction group ACS has secured a crucial 30 percent holding in the German firm Hochtief after a hotly contested takeover bid.
Understanding Leisure Consumption 4
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is one of a suite of digital learning objects concerned with matters relating to taste, quality, judgement and satisfaction. This particular object looks at some of the critiques of taste that emerged fro the 1960s onwards including a brief account of the work of Pierre Bourdieu. The implications for public policy are presented too References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Understanding Leisure Consumption 1
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is the first of a suite of digital learning objects that explore concepts and issues relating to the consumption of cultural and leisure experiences. The aim of this object is to set the terms of reference for the exploration. References and Further Reading See No.6 below