Water Sources in Cape Verde and West Africa
allows students to research five methods of obtaining and/or conserving water, create displays, and give oral presentations of what they have learned to the diverse members of a simulated Cape Verdean community.
SIMply Prairie: Prairie Advocates
In this multidisciplinary, inquiry-based project students prepare a plan and give a persuasive oral presentation to create a reconstructed prairie based on research. Teachers can use this unit with their students to justify enlarging or keeping an existing prairie. This project can serve as the organizing structure for prairie study where materials from units such as The Prairie – Our Heartland become research materials. It can be used in conjunction with the unit which is taught best in the f
Socialization and the Traditional Role of Women in the South
Students will define traditionally accepted notions concerning behavior and expectations for women in the South using the investigation of oral histories, cultural institutions and methods of socialization pre-WWI.
A Friend of Their Minds: Capitalizing on the Oral Tradition of My African American Students
Yvonne Divans Hutchinson is a National Board certified teacher who has focused for many years on developing strategies to engage all her students in substantive discussions of literary texts and the issues those texts raise for their own lives. In this approach, she builds on the oral traditions of her students African-American and Latino cultures and seeks to support the development of their literacy skills through high standards, explicit expectations, and rigorous literature experiences. Her
Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes twelve thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
Current Population Reports, P60-235,
Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United St
This report presents data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2008 and earlier Annual Social and Economic Supplements (ASEC) to the Current Population Survey (CPS) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Data presented in this report indicate the following: • Real median household income increased between 2006 and 2007—the third annual increase.1 • The poverty rate was not statistically different between 2006 and 2007.
An Examination of Interviews from the American Slave Narratives and the American Folklore Collection
Students will examine and interpret interviews obtained by authors working for the Federal Writer's Project during the 1930s. A close study of the narratives will allow students to: Understand the specific tasks undertaken by men and women employed by one of the work relief programs of the New Deal; Obtain a more personal sense of the past by examining the lives and careers of ordinary men and women interviewed during the period of the Federal Writer's Project; Learn about the process and issues
Vertebrates are Cool!
As an introductory activity, students will read the eBook Vertebrates and then keep it as reference source. They will discuss the different animal species found in vertebrates. As a project, students will pick a vertebrate and create an eBook with one photo about that vertebrate. They will research the vertebrate both in the media center and on Web pages downloaded with FlingIt. Students will give an oral report of the special characteristics of their vertebrate and then beam their eBooks to oth
Interview With Raymond Brown About Experiences In World War II
Raymond Brown grew up on a farm in Olpe, Kansas, during the 1920's and 30's. He was twenty-six when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and in 1942 he joined the newly activated 95th Infantry Division, part of General Patton's Third Army. On September 15, 1944, Private Brown landed on Omaha Beach with the 379th Infantry Regiment. They were in contact with the enemy over 100 days in a row and suffered enormous casualties. Hear his personal reminiscences about the "Victory" Divison's drive across
Incorporating oral history into the K-12 curriculum
Oral history techniques for use with students at all levels, from kindergarten through high school.
3.A27 Case Studies in Forensic Metallurgy (MIT)
TV programs such as "Law and Order" show how forensic experts are called upon to give testimony that often determines the outcome of court cases. Engineers are one class of expert who can help display evidence in a new light to solve cases. In this seminar you will be part of the problem-solving process, working through both previously solved and unsolved cases. Each week we will investigate cases, from the facts that make up each side to the potential evidence we can use as engineers to expose
Oral practice: The German Umlaute
Oral practice: The German Umlaute
Oral presentation language MC
Oral presentation language MC
Structure Dependence, the Rational Learner, and Putnam’s Sane Person
Young children say many surprising and funny things – funny, often, because how they say it is not quite right in an endearing way. “My friend goed to the playground,” and “I ated two desserts” both demonstrate errors that we readily understand, sympathize with, and are confident will go away with further listening
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 17
This week on Duke on Demand, a Duke Athletics video report takes a look back at the victories and lessons from last year's championship season. "Enhancing My Medical Education Through Photography" is a talk at the Center for Documentary Studies by Duke pediatrician and photographer John Moses. And, Defense Secretary Robert Gates gives an address on campus about the make-up of the military.
A CAVE-Interface in CAAD-Education
The so called "CAVE-interface" is a very interesting and thrilling development for architects! It supports a better illusion of space by exposing almost a 270? view of a computer model than the 60? which can be viewed on an ordinary computer screen. At the Lund University we have got the possibility to experiment with a CAVE-installation, using it in research and the education of CAAD. The technique and two experiments are discribed. The possibilities are discussed and some problems and question
Mechanical Devices for Industry
La asignatura trata sobre la descripción de algunos mecanismos más utilizados en la industria, dando una visión general de las técnicas utilizadas en Ingeniería Mecánica, para el análisis y síntesis de mecanismos. Así mismo, se conjugan el desarrollo de las competencias específicas de conocimiento, habilidades y aplicación del análisis y síntesis de mecanismos, con competencias transversales de comunicación oral y escrita en lengua extranjera. Por esto, la asignatura se imparte ín
Basic Application Software II
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