Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation
Issues of work/life balance and campus climate dominate this panel looking at policies to foster and retain girls and women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). As moderator
Marc Kastner notes, in spite of dramatic improvements at places like MIT, significant challenges remain.
The University of C
"Kana, Spring 2010"
"Learning hiragana and katakana is an important part of reading and speaking Japanese. The following pages contain: Hiragana - stroke order videos, pronunciation, and vocabulary for each character; reading and listening audio exercises; handouts on how to construct words and sentences; interactive quizzes testing character recognition; and printable worksheets to practice writing characters. Katakana - pronunciation and vocabulary for each character; reading and listening audio exercises; inte
Getting Exactly Two Heads-Up in Coins (Combinatorics)
In this ten-minute video, Sal Khan discusses a different way to think about the probability of getting 2 'heads-up' in 4 flips of a coin. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration.
US History Overview 1 of 3: Jamestown to the Civil War
Mr. Khan of Khan Academy focuses on the beginning of colonial history. This is very brief; instructor needs to supplement with more information. Mr. Khan admittedly skips over a large block of years. This segment is Jamestown to the Civil War (18:28)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Learning Resource
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow through the human nervous system is a difficult topic to present with static images during oral presentation and difficult for students to learn. The purpose of the current program is to simplify presentation and understanding of the CSF formation, location and flow. The program is organized around a simple 4-part menu, which consists of: 1) a 3D representation of the ventricles of the brain; 2) an animated presentation of the location of the choroid plexus; 3) and
1st Grade Phonics with Phonic Faces
First graders need to learn basic decoding principles. Phonic Faces show the differences between long and short vowels and how vowel rules work. This video shows a teacher demonstrating the use of phonic faces with her students. (7:12)
Coroner's Report: Plague (2:37)
In the 14th century, a devastating plague known as the Black Death
claimed an estimated 75 million lives. This video explains how it spread and what caused it. The two versions of this plague are explained. Not for the child who may respond emotionally.
Four Fundamental Forces : Gravity, Weak, Electromagnetic and Strong
This 10:29 minute video It talks about the four fundamental interactions of gravitation, weak interaction,electromagnetism, and strong interaction. The video uses a smart board and a narrator.
A Place for Students to track their sporting performance A space for students to track and develop their sporting performance, at whatever level they play and whichever sport. Ask students to key in statistics from each match and generate a graph and analyse the
data - great for numeracy activities. Students can also keep a diary t
A space for students to track and develop their sporting performance, at whatever level they play and whichever sport. Ask students to key in statistics from each match and generate a graph and analyse the
Israeli aircraft attack 10 targets in Gaza says military
Israel says its aircraft has attacked 10 sites in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to rocket strikes by Palestinian militants. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international ne
Chapter 05 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - The Pinch-bug And His Prey
Chapter 05: The Pinch-bug And His Prey. Classic Literature Video Book with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman. (11:23)
King Minus is a cute video to introduce or review basic subtraction. The animations are great, and fun. Any early elementary child will love this one!
"The Darkling Thrush" by Thomas Hardy (poetry reading)
The Song Thrush has almost disappeared from country and gardens in England. In Hardy's time it would have been quite common. Thomas Hardy's statue is in Dorchester, outside the public library. I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-gray, And Winter's dregs made desolate The weakening eye of day. The tangled bine-stems scored the sky Like strings of broken lyres, And all mankind that haunted nigh Had sought their household fires. The land's sharp features seemed to be The Cen
Europe Day Ahead: Markets stabilise, await Paris summit
Aug. 15 - Risk assets stabilise as battered equities tempt bargain hunters, but caution prevails ahead of tomorrow's Franco-German summit on debt.
Ergonomie : Gezond computeren Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding (groepswerk, presentatie) over ergonomie. Aan de hand van een stripverhaal worden de problemen rond gezond computeren aangekaart.
Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding (groepswerk, presentatie) over ergonomie. Aan de hand van een stripverhaal worden de problemen rond gezond computeren aangekaart.
Een opleidingscentra kiezen: "Sélectionner un centre de formation"
Wanneer je een opfrissingscursus wilt volgen, kun je, op basis van zelf opgestelde criteria, een geschikt opleidingscentrum uitkiezen. Je kunt dit centrum aanschrijven om meer praktische informatie te verkrijgen.
Moynihan's window for action is 6-12 months: BofA shareholder
Aug. 24 - Bank of America shareholder and CEO of Finger Interest Jonathan Finger says CEO Brian Moynihan has six to 12 months to turn the bank's fortunes around before the board takes action.
European shopper slowdown hits H&M
Aug. 15 - Hennes & Mauritz posted a 6 percent drop in like-for-like sales in July, lagging expectations, amid weak consumer sentiment in Europe where the Swedish budget-fashion giant sells most of its clothes. Hayley Platt reports
Clown fish in anemone
Some animals live in the ocean and breathe in the water. A sea anemone can sting any creatures that come into contact with it, but this clown fish can hide in the sea anemone for protection.