A Look at The Reader's Workshop: Part 1
This video shows a teacher conducting a mini-lesson, a key element in the Reader's Workshop program. The video includes teachers providing background information and their reflections on the mini-lesson portion of the program. ( 9:31)
The moment of the truth has arrived
The announcement of Mohammad Mursi as the next president of Egypt on June 24, 2012 was a historic moment for Egypt, the Arab world, and potentially for the rest of the world too. For Egypt, the election represents the first time Egyptians have freely elected their president. Mursi is also the first civilian Egyptian head of state since the military coup against the King in 1952. But for many, the election of Mursi, a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, this is the arrival of the â€
From Brussels to Bombay: The euro crisis could spread
How real is the global impact of Europeâ€™s debt crisis?
The year of the austerity Olympics
The 2012 Summer Games cost Â£9 billion. What kind of stimulus will that bring to the U.K. economy? And what will remain after the medals have been awarded and the cheering stops?
Germany: Divided by a common currency
The German government is standing firm on austerity measures to overcome the Eurozone debt crisis. But how flexible is Angela Merkel? And what is the price of failure?
Roland Berger: Rating Europe
The founder of one of the worldâ€™s top consultancies reflects on German unification, the European economy and the need for a European rating agency.
Forget austerity? Not completely, say economists
Lack of trust, lack of confidence, lack of visibility. Which way out of the world economic recession? Cut back or spend more orâ€¦?
Donâ€™t just pine for economic recovery! Roll up your sleeves, French businessman tells compatriots
Despite its electoral promises, Franceâ€™s new left-wing government is unlikely to have much leeway for spending the countryâ€™s way out of its economic doldrums. Instead, what France needs is a dose of more positive thinking at every level of society, according to French business consultant Emmanuel Bonnet.
British style: Austerity wears a party mask
The public outcry from the U.K. these days isnâ€™t all about budget cuts. There are celebrations going onâ€¦which could mean a soft landing to the proposed austerity measures.
Business and the euro
The euro has become a political football these days, but some of the players in that game have businesses to run. What is their end game?
Lisa's in for a challenge
Op het einde van deze les kun je je schriftelijk kandidaat stellen om aan het programma Bargain Hunt deel te nemen.
Meet the Author- Lars Iyer
The sequel to the 2010 hit Spurious finds its infamous duo Lars and W embarking on a trip to the American deep South, where, in the company of a band of Canadians who may or may not be related to W., they attempt to form a new religion based on their philosophical studies. Their mission is soon derailed by their inability to take meaningful action, their endless bickering, the peculiar behavior of the natives, and a true catastrophe: they can't seem to find a liquor store that carries their bran
Researchers discover biological mechanism for growing massive animal weapons, ornaments
In the animal kingdom, huge weapons such as elk antlers or ornaments like peacock feathers are sexy. Their extreme size attracts potential mates and warns away lesser rivals. Now researchers led by scientists at the University of Montana and Washington State University have discovered a developmental mechanism they think may be responsible for the excessive growth of threatening horns or come-hither tail feathers. Published in the July 26 online edition of Science (http://www.sciencemag.org/),
Basic Programming in a Scripting Language (Part 2) - Andrew Jackson
An introduction to the Ruby language for the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.
Estructura de Computadores
El objetivo de la asignatura es escribir el funcionamiento bÃ¡sico de un computador. Para ello se describirÃ¡n todos los componentes del mismo y las interrelaciones que existen entre ellos. Se prestarÃ¡ especial atenciÃ³n al modelo de programaciÃ³n que ofrece un computador y a la programaciÃ³n en ensamblador.
Believing Cassandra: how to be an optimist in a pessimist's world
Coinciding with the reprint of Alanâ€™s classic book, this event will look at how to build a bridge over the sea of despair, and show how to catch the wave to an enticing, sustainable future. Alan will discuss the pioneers who created the ideas, techniques and practices of sustainable living - the people who prove Cassandra's warnings wrong, by believing in them, and taking strategic action. Alan AtKisson is president and CEO of The AtKisson Group, an international sustainability consultancy to
Revisiting the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain: the Parekh Report 10 years on
A decade after the groundbreaking Runnymede Trust 'Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain' report, its chair, Lord Parekh, revisits the issues of race equality and multiculturalism in Britain. Bhikhu Parekh is emeritus fellow of political theory at the University of Hull and a fellow of the British Academy.
EU as a global player: reality or illusion?
Dr Danilo TÃ¼rk is President of the Republic of Slovenia. Dr TÃ¼rk assumed the position of Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations in 1992. Following the successful conclusion of Slovenia's term (from 1998 to 1999) as non-permanent member of the Security Council, Mr Kofi Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation, appointed Dr TÃ¼rk as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs. For more than five years his tasks included analytical and consulting
The Third World's War
Although never a "hot" war between the superpowers, the Cold War was waged partly through a series of proxy wars in Third World countries from Guatemala to Korea to Vietnam. Although a great deal of attention has been devoted to a select number of U.S. Interventions in the Third World, there is an urgent need to see the "Third World's War" in perspective, showing how successful the Soviet Union was in pursuing a strategy of fomenting revolution and how consistently successive U.S. administration
Learning outcomes By the end of this unit, you should be able to: identify your objectives; assess what you have to offer; balance these against a practical framework of your personal circumstances; explore a range of reference sources to select what is most relevant; prepare an action plan, including evaluation of achievements; produce ongoing strategies to develop your voluntary work; understand employersâ
By the end of this unit, you should be able to:
identify your objectives;
assess what you have to offer;
balance these against a practical framework of your personal circumstances;
explore a range of reference sources to select what is most relevant;
prepare an action plan, including evaluation of achievements;
produce ongoing strategies to develop your voluntary work;