Lagarde's stern words for the U.S.
July 26 - IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said the U.S. must get past its political differences and reach a deal or the consequences will be felt well past its borders. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Doty: Auditors will likely be more selective about Chinese clientele
July 26 - U.S. regulators take tough stand against China-based accounting firms.
Breakingviews: Why Soros is shifting gears
July 26 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say there is more to George Soros' departure than SEC red tape, and threat of a U.S. credit downgrade exposes the mistaken idea of a "risk-free" investment.
Wall St. remains calm on debt
July 27 - Summary of business headlines: Tom Roth of UBS says August 2nd is "political" deadline for default; Ford tops estimate, Chrysler posts net loss; Home prices flat -S&P/Case Shiller. Conway G. Gittens reports.
1.4 Nature matters in terms of a critical systems literacy
This unit explores conceptual tools for assisting our thinking and deliberation on what matters. The notion of ‘framing’ nature is introduced and three readings provide an understanding of systems thinking for explicitly framing issues of environmental responsibility.
An ecological pyramid (or trophic pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Biomass pyramids show the abundance or biomass of organisms at each trophic level, while productivity pyramids show the production or turnover in biomass. Ecological pyramids begin with producers on the bottom (such as plants) and proceed through the various trophic levels (such as herbivores that eat plants, then carnivores that eat he
Digital projectors merge real and virtual worlds
July 26 - Move over virtual reality, researchers at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute are taking spatially augmented reality to the next level with "dynamic projection surfaces." The system moves projected images out into the real world, enabling multiple users to interact with their physical and virtual environments simultaneously. Sharon Reich reports.
Online teaching (Collection 7 of 7)
Online teaching (Collection 7 of 7)
Career Expo at CCA
The Career Expo at California College of the Arts is a private job fair aimed specifically at CCA's emerging student and alumni populations of artists, writers, designers, and thinkers, and the potential employers who value them. Attendees receive invaluable information about potential internships, part- and full-time positions, freelance work, and more! Video produced by Edward Hayden (BFA Film Program, 2011) Design by CCA Graphic Design student Matt Delbridge (Sputnik Design Studio) Learn m
Blasts kill at least 15 in Iraq's Tikrit
July 28 - Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit city. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Clashes in Chile
July 28 - Chilean students clash with police in latest in a series of protests over education budgets. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Johnnie Ruth Clarke Scholarship
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege This scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Johnnie Ruth Clarke, an educator and humanitarian who spent her life improving the lives of others. Born in St. Petersburg in 1919, she credits her parents who worked as head bellman and head housekeeper at the Soreno Hotel in downtown St. Petersburg, and her teachers for encouraging her to succeed academically. Clarke, who earned her bachelor's degree in social science from Florida A&M University and a ma
The Monetary Theory of Current Textbooks in the Light of 'The Theory of Money and Credit' Subtraction Across Zeros Identifying Figurative Language PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Pictures The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin The effects of acid rain on a stream in the forest Sonia Sanchez: The Meaning of Malcolm X Heavy Helicopters
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In this video, a student shows how to subtract with regrouping using place value manipulatives. The student explains the problem step-by-step, writes the problem, and shows the problem with manipulatives. ( 1:34)
This video explains how to identify figures of speech and figurative language through a series of questions. (01:35)
The girl is first asked to name the pictures but doesn't cooperate enough to determine if she knows their names. So the examiner switches strategy and asks her to point to the picture he names. She is able to do this for all five pictures. She asserts her autonomy by using her foot instead of her finger. These pictures are from the Denver II. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis
A rising star in the poetry world, Kunin is also a literary critic and a novelist. His formally innovative work has been described as "tragicomic," and it is with a certain thrill that one realizes his poems have managed to bundle shame with hilarity, high tension with the highly ridiculous, sharp wit with ominous portents. His first book, Folding Ruler Star (Fence Books, 2005), was devised as a "value-neutral Paradise Lost" in which the structures of belief, shame, and hierarchy are explored b
Cars and power plants that burn fossil fuels release smoke that is full of chemicals. These chemicals float into the atmosphere, get trapped in clouds, and make the rain more acidic. This is known as acid rain.
Poet Sonia Sanchez, interviewed here for Eyes on the Prize, describes what the outspoken civil rights leader Malcolm X represented to African Americans in the 1960s.
Students learn about weight and drag forces by making paper helicopters and measuring how adding more weight affects the time it takes for the helicopters to fall to the ground.
Subtraction Across Zeros
Identifying Figurative Language
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Pictures
The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin
The effects of acid rain on a stream in the forest
Sonia Sanchez: The Meaning of Malcolm X