Is There A Crisis in Public Education? Address by Diane Ravitch
On April 10, 2012, The University of Notre Dame hosted Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University, for an address titled "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?" as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum. The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American
Learning how to count to $1.00!
Anatomy of a Firework (Interactive)
Fireworks have changed a great deal in the 1,000 years since they were first developed in China. This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site details some of the most important chemical and structural features that allow fireworks to fly higher and burst more loudly and colorfully than ever before. Students can explore the inner anatomy of a firework through this interactive website.
Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
Duke Chapel Live - 4/15/2012 - Candice Ryals Provey
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. Ms Candice Ryals Provey delivers a sermon entitled "The Way, the Truth, the Life." Opening Excerpt from the Sermon (36:07) It was evening the first day when the disciples gathered and Jesus came, but Thomas wasn't with them. Imagine with me these two very different scenes: Thomas sits alone at home as the shadows gather at dusk, turning over the events of the past week, the past year, thinking through the things he once knew to be true... How
A Deeper Dive into the Page Flip in Canvas/HTML5 Here is the link to the awesome blog post by the IETeam on handling touch and mouse inputs across browsers: Here is a download of all the files that make up the PageFlip a
Handling Touch Inputs Across Device Browers
Getting All the Page Flip Code
Here is the link to the awesome blog post by the IETeam on handling touch and mouse inputs across browsers:
Here is a download of all the files that make up the PageFlip a
Zhujiajiao Water Village, Shanghai, China
1:52 Zhujiajiao Water Village, Shanghai, China slide show. This is an ancient water town. I was there! ~ ECP
How to Protect the Environment
This video clip gives a brief overview of our consumption habits and how they affect the environment. This is followed by tips on how we can lower the impact. (01:15)
Floor Hockey (CYR)
A Radical Theory of Autism
Mirror neurons, the cells in the brain that fire when watching others do actions, might be deficient in people with autism. Perhaps, drugs that enhance empathy, could be used to treat this deficiency. (02:53)
Along the Sheffield Tinsley Canal into Sheffield
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Clear Fact-sheet outlining some of the basic defensive principles in sport.
Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. In this video clip, learn how unprotected sex took down one of history's most notorious gangsters. (2:38)
The Talking Cave (Interactive Story/Game)
This moral story, is more complex phonic decoding and abbreviations are introduced. Children are encouraged to read with expressions. Suitable for Grade 1 and above.This interactive story is about a clever fox who teaches the lion a lesson to always rely on one's own intelligence. Kids will learn to read with more complex phonic decoding. Word list:footprints, assumed, intelligence,mistake,whenever,something, played, and more. This interactive story does not have a certain ending
Dance Bunny Hop
Bill Nye-Food Web
La paradoja de Hawking (BBC) - parte 4 de 5
La Paradoja de Hawking analiza la personalidad de Stephen Hawking's, uno de los científicos más famosos del mundo que defendió durante más de 30 años su teoría sobre los agujeros negros para admitir que podría estar equivocado.
El documental acompaña a Hawking en su día a día durante un año mientras prepara su último trabajo científico que podría significar un regreso que encuentra opos
Sunday Service - 2/2/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery delivers a sermon entitled "Mountaintop Mentalities."
Mountain Hare in Snowy Habitat
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Mountain Hares in a snowy habitat. Students will enjoy the close up views of these amazing creatures. The Mountain Hare has a lighter build than the brown hare, and is easily distinguished by its tail, which is completely white throughout the year, whereas in the brown hare the tail has a black upper surface. The ears are tipped with black, and the coat is brown in summer, turning white during winter. This is a great resource to help bui