America's Policy on Bombing
On the heels of the American drone attacks on suspected terrorist compounds in Pakistan, Bill Moyers Journal takes a closer look at America's history of and current policy on bombing, explores the ethics behind these assaults when civilians become the victims and asks: Does bombing work? Bill Moyers sits down with historian Marilyn Young, author of the forthcoming Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth Century History and former Pentagon official Pierre Sprey, who developed military planes and helped f
Simon Johnson and Nikki Giovanni
Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), MIT Sloan School of Management professor and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Simon Johnson examines President Obama's plan for economic recovery. And, Bill Moyers sits down with renowned poet Nikki Giovanni, whose 27 books have spanned the themes of race, politics, sex and violence.
Robert Johnson and John McWhorter
Bill Moyers talks with economist Robert Johnson, who decodes this week's news on the bank bailout, with a hard look at the international ramifications of the plan and a discussion of why nationalization has become a flash point. And, scholar John McWhorter weighs in on whether the U.S. is "a nation of cowards," as Attorney General Eric Holder suggests, on racial issues.
Health Care Reform
Washington's abuzz about health care, but why isn't a single-payer plan an option on the table? Bill Moyers speaks with advocate Donna Smith about how our broken system is hurting ordinary Americans. Then, policy analysts and physicians Sidney Wolfe of Public Citizen and David Himmelstein of Physicians for a National Health Program join Bill Moyers for a frank discussion about the political and logistical feasibility of a single-payer system amidst the troubled economy and a government dominat
A Conservative Plan for Healthcare?
Conservative journalist David Frum worries that Republicans would only win a failing status quo in their fight to kill health care reform. Bill Moyers sits down with the former special assistant to George W. Bush, who is calling on Republicans to come up with a plan for health care reform and suggests changes that conservatives can favor. David Frum is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of NewMajority.com. Also on the program, the JOURNAl sorts fact from spi
After Citizen's United
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC's effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean. And, libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar lawrence lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effect
Dog examination techniques
This presentation has been developed to introduce veterinary students to the process of carrying out a systematic physical examination in canine patients. It is designed to act as an introduction to these processes and procedures only, giving the students a framework from which to work as they develop and refine these skills throughout the veterinary course. Physical examination is a key skill which will be used throughout a veterinary surgeon's career and is a key determinant in selecting diag
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
Work in the World: A Teachers' Guide to Work Issues
This teachers’ resource book is designed to help young people to understand the key political, social and economic forces which will shape their lives. It aims to develop knowledge and skills to help young people understand the world in which they live, and to participate in it as knowledgeable global citizens. It is not prescriptive but aims to provide teachers with a practical and flexible resource. The book is made up of text, activities, glossary boxes, case studies and a list of resources
Video - Students Predict the Shape of the Graph
In this video, you will watch a class of 6th grade students discuss Problems 1 and 2 from the document “Are These Linear Functions?” The students have studied patterns for several weeks and have been introduced to plotting points on a graph from tables of values generated from patterns problems. In this video, they have a first discussion about what the graphs for each problem might look like.
What is the Arabic Podclass EXTRA??? We all know that hearing and hearing is the best way to be familiar with any language, so get ready to be familiar with Arabic ;)
Simply, an extra podcast that increases our skills by listening to different Arabic audio materials in different subjects: short stories, movies reviews and many more....
We all know that hearing and hearing is the best way to be familiar with any language, so get ready to be familiar with Arabic ;)you can subscribe to this podcast separately from Author(s):
Water Quality Extension Trainings and Equipment
Explore links to water quality monitoring training and equipment information. Building Your Own Equipment is a useful PDF document with instructions and illustrations on how to build and use water monitoring equipment such as stadia rods, crest gauges, kick nets, Hester-Dendy samplers and Secchi Discs. ...
Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
This bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials, and assessment procedures. Because language development is a fundamental co-requisite for learning mathematics and science concepts, processes and skills, the lessons i
Math Mansion 3: The Deciworms
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Place value and multiplication concepts along with bigger and smaller terms.
This lesson allows students the opportunity to analyze a document and make assessment and historical prediction based on the text.
Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Combo Set
Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Combo Set. Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Exercises. Jump rope combo sets help develop jump rope skills while working out the cardiovascular system and muscles for kickboxing fitness. Learn a combo set of jump rope techniques in this kickboxing video. Not for beginners.
15. A Fun Networking Event (Upper Intermediate)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! Episode #15 of the "Upper-Intermediate Level Series" is entitled "A Fun Networking Event". We're back in Venice. Another day has passed and Italo has been invited for a networking event after his business meeting. So, let's hear how Italian professionals network and exchange business cards. If you plan to go to [...]
Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder
This lesson plan displays records from the 1880 and 1990 census schedules showing that Laura Ingalls, Almanzo Wilder, and families of the popular Little House on the Prairie series were not mere characters but were real people. Teaching activities are included to help students learn more about the census.
ARC Guide for Educators and Students
This is a searchable database of the cornerstone documents of our government. It has more than 100,000 digitized copies of the National Archives most popular and significant manuscripts, photographs, maps, drawings and other documents. The guide introduces educators and students to the National Archives' ARC. Searching in ARC to learn more about National Archives' historical documents could enrich a classroom activity, a homework assignment, or a research project.
Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
This lesson plan looks at the 150th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, features historical documents about woman suffrage, and a script that the National Archives commissioned about the decades long struggle for a woman's right to vote. The site includes teaching activities and a list of related websites.