The psychological aspects of sports injury
For many people, sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation in sport. This unit examines the role of psychological factors in sports injury. You will look at both the psychological factors that can lead to a sports injury and the psychological reactions that a sports person can experience when injured. This unit is for you if you have ever experienced a sports injury, if you would with injured athletes or if
Christmas for US troops in Iraq
U.S. soldiers attended a Christmas celebration in Northern Iraq, in what many hope will be their final Christmas in the war zone. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays (Informative and Persuasive). Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this one-minute video on writing essays. This video is almost too brief. Hopefully, it will whet the student's appetite for more information regarding the different types of essays.
What Is The Role of Observers in the Lesson Study Process?
Observers play a critical role in Lesson Study, sharing their perspectives and strategies on ways to be sure their work doesn't interfere with the students' learning. Run time 05:48.
How to Check Math Homework
How to Check Math Homework. Part of the series: Basic Mathematics & Algebra. When checking math homework, be sure to understand basic operations like adding and subtracting, and review the lesson plan to make sure the subject makes sense. Avoid going the easy route by checking answers in the back of the teacher's guide.
Childhood Development: Early Learning, the Brain and Society
Brain expert Dr. Patricia Kuhl, co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, talks about the innate learning ability of infants and children. (58:37)
Curriki Video Tutorial 5: Adding a Learning Resource
A video tutorial that demonstrates how to add learning resources on Curriki. Run time 06:58.
Diagnosing Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Diagnosing dyslexia involves a series of tests that assess a child's learning, reading and speaking abilities. Discover the dyslexia diagnosing process with tips from a recognized scholar. (3:27)
A railwayman goes to war: Francis Dent and the challenge of total war
Francis Henry Dent was born at Holyhead on New Year’s Eve 1866, where his father, Admiral Charles Bayley Calmady Dent, was employed as the Marine Superintendent of the London & North-Western Railway. At the age of seventeen the young Francis … Continue reading
Survival Phrases #54 - CSP 4 - What do you think about your Japanese fans
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! If it weren’t for your fans, you wouldn’t be famous in the first place, right? So when you wanna show a little love to your fans, try out some of these gems for maximum impact! You’ll probably even pick up a few more by showing you try harder [...]
The Presidents Song!
A song to remember the names of all the Presidents of the U.S, set to the tune of Yankee Doodle.
With or Without a God: Natural Law and Property Rights [Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future
Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis on areas of linguistics where computational considerations play a major role.
Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that be
How to Make a Water Compass
Bear Grylls creates a make-shift compass using water and an electrically
charged piece of wire, to determine his north/south direction. This is a good science experiment as well as one for technology as it is the first form of GPS.
Japan Inc eyes nuclear plant biz
Japan Inc hopes to benefit from global nuclear power push.
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...