What is Alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
Media, arts and culture - what role for leaders?
If success in the creative sector is crucially dependent on a combination of talent and popular response to it, what role is there for leaders and managers? Talented individuals are notoriously difficult to manage and public reactions to arts and media offerings equally hard to predict. Yet professional managers and leaders have emerged who have helped Britain become the world leader it is today in the creative sector. Dame Patricia Hodgson of the BBC Trust explains the kinds of challenges they
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
Get Ready for the 2014 ExCEL Awards!
The Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services presents its 9th annual ExCEL Awards Program on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Sottile Theatre (44 George Street) at 5:00 p.m. This year 126 nominations were received, which is the most since the program began nine years ago. Award recipients will be revealed at the ExCEL Awards Program. The awards program is designed to honor faculty, staff, students, alum, and neighbors (individuals, agencies, or companies) for their dedication t
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
UNA PIETRA SOPRA by Fabrizio Emigli
This video features a song, UNA PIETRA SOPRA, by pop artist Fabrizio Emigli. Emigli also composed the Italian lyrics for songs in Tim Burtion's film CHARLIE and THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY .
Pictures of Spain
This is a slide show of beautiful scenes from Spain. Spanish music plays in the background.
Image Formation by Lenses
UW|360 June 2014 - Human Robot Interaction
UW's own Julie Carpenter, PhD, Educational Psychology, discusses her research into the relationship between humans and robots. uwtv.org/uw360
Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Physics & Electromagnetism : Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune, which is made of hydrogen, helium and methane, with help from science teacher, Steve Jones, on planetary science.
Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune from a math and science teacher. (02:50)
Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
Part 3 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. In this part he shows old books and read excerpts from some of the books. This is part 3 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
Progress Toward Development of a Whole Sporozoite Vaccine for Malaria
The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Steve Hoffman "Progress Toward Development of a Whole Sporozoite Vaccine for Malaria" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
ECU Values: Discovery
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This book is intended for an undergraduate or MBA level Financial Accounting course. It covers the standard topics in a standard sequence, utilizing the Socratic method of asking and answering questions. Read the authors' preface or watch a podcast. Joe Ben Hoyle is co-author of two current market-leading advanced accounting textbooks with McGraw-Hill. He and and co-author CJ Skender have both won numerous teaching awards, and both were recently recognized by BusinessWeek as top undergraduate pr
Session 2: How Learning Environments work In this session you will be introduced to the mechanics of online teaching. These mechanics are the building blocks for the effective delivery of the online learning and teaching experience.
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In this session you will be introduced to the mechanics of online teaching. These mechanics are the building blocks for the effective delivery of the online learning and teaching experience.