China auto stocks fall on car curbs
China's auto stocks fall after Beijing introduces measures to tackle traffic jams; investors fear other cities may adopt similar measures which will impact car industry.
A school that teaches reindeer herding is featured in this ABC news clip. The video interviews teenagers who attend this co-ed school and their thoughts on why reindeer herding is important. There is some nice video footage of real reindeer. The video could also be used with younger students during the Christmas season or as a compare and contrast between reindeer and regular deer. Run time 01:46.
How to Teach Multiplication
When teaching multiplication in mathematics, be sure students have grasped the concept of addition and subtraction first. Explain the concept of multiplication tables to a classroom with help from this veteran math teacher.
NIH Science Education
An excellent video from the National Institute of Health that helps educators teach science. The site offers lesson plans, study guides, and science standards for all school-age children. (8:42)
How to Teach Handwriting
How to Teach Handwriting. Part of the series: Writing Tips & Teaching Strategies. Handwriting requires fine motor skills, and should be taught to kids between the ages of three and a half and five. Prepare children for handwriting with other fine motor skills by following these tips. (3:02)
Teaching Map Skills to Children
When teaching kids about maps, first teach them about locations and make connections with world events. Show children how to make maps with tips from a former classroom teacher. (2:22)
Answer: Why research graphene?
2010 Nobel Laureates in Physics, answer the question, why research graphene?
In defence of hedge funds
Hedge funds have come in for scrutiny of late, particularly for their role in the financial crisis. According to Christopher Fawcett, CEO of Fauchier Partners, which manages hedge fund and alternative investment portfolios, hedge funds have become a scapegoat as they are an easy target.
ISS Update - Dec. 28, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 28, 2010.
Maaltafels oefenen Met dit programma kunnen leerlingen de maaltafels inoefenen. Ofwel kies je ervoor om één bepaalde tafel te oefenen ofwel oefen je alle maaltafels door elkaar. De leerlingen moeten binnen de minuut zoveel mogelijk oefeningen …
Met dit programma kunnen leerlingen de maaltafels inoefenen. Ofwel kies je ervoor om één bepaalde tafel te oefenen ofwel oefen je alle maaltafels door elkaar.
De leerlingen moeten binnen de minuut zoveel mogelijk oefeningen …
001 - 006 Vestibulum Januae Linguarum 1717
This 1717 edition of Comenius' Vestibulum has been augmented by other authors - as a text it sits comfortably half way between the Orbis Pictus and the Janua Linguarum. It is much longer than Comenius' original Vestibulum. To use this text effectively as a revision tool, you should have studied the Orbis Sensualium Pictus, and learned the vocabulary contained there. There is a whole series of Latin educational texts from this time period that make use of Comenius as a foundation, providing the
Kitchen Culture, October 28, 2010
The exhibition Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen explores the twentieth-century transformation of the kitchen as a bridgehead of modern thinking in the domestic sphere—a testing ground for new materials, technologies, and power sources, where designers could also exercise growing modern concerns for hygiene, efficiency, and the rational organization of space. This special dinner features live music, performance art, a napkin-folding workshop, and background on the exhibition, as wel
Working With Children
Working With Children. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. When working with children, create a structured environment to help them feel secure, create short lesson plans with plenty of breaks to keep their attention and allow lots of time for interaction. (1:48)
The Presidents Song!
A song to remember the names of all the Presidents of the U.S, set to the tune of Yankee Doodle.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
Energy Quest: Interactive Game
A highly entertaining and educational site where the students click on various objects to learn about them and their energy sources. Lots of information, but although the site is designed for younger students, the content is mainly for grades 4 and up.