Poetic Devices in Eavan Boland's Poetry - Quiz
Students will be able to identify and discuss Boland's poetic technique and apply to essays.
Outcome-based Evaluation of Programs and Services, Winter 2009
Course provides an overview of the purposes and uses of outcome-based evaluation approaches and methods, and provides an opportunity to conduct a focused outcome evaluation of a user-focused service in a library, a nonprofit organization, an archive, a museum or other service-focused organization. Objectives are to: * Learn about approaches to outcome-based evaluation * Identify and use context-centered methods for evaluating public information services * Examine the role of evaluat
Teaching Through Asking Questions
This module explores the teaching technique of Questioning. Instead of simply telling the student a fact or critique, the teacher can question the student until they explore options and think of the solution on their own. This allows the student to think creatively and critically, while also giving ...
#21 How to Play Arpeggios: Lesson on Arpeggio pattern
In this lesson I explain what an arpeggio is, and give you tips on how to best play the arpeggio pattern used to practise your technique. (20:55)
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Hand Washing - CDC
Scientists estimate that people are not washing their hands often or well enough and may transmit up to 80% of all infections by their hands. From doorknobs to animals to food, harmful germs can live on almost everything. Handwashing may be your single most important act to help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy. Video interviews with doctors stress the importance of proper hand washing technique. Video has captions. 3:39 min.
How To Fight Household Germs
Narrator explains how to properly wash hands, cough or sneeze, and many other strategies to avoid getting sick. Video shows proper technique for each step. Live action movie featuring high school/college age students. 2:37 min.
Advanced Painting Techniques : Pointillism in Advanced Painting
The technique of Pointillism is present in George Seurat's iconic painting 'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte' (1884-1886). This technique needs a lot of time. Point on your canvas using a small round brush-go onto the canvas, make multiple points. Over time it fills in-explore with different colors. (1:39)
Excellence in Cities: Learning Mentor Strand – Survey Findings
This DfES publication is part of the Excellence in Cities Evaluation and it focuses on the introduction of Learning Mentors into Secondary schools, by looking at the experiences of teachers and pupils.
How to Brush Teeth
Brushing twice a day is the easiest way to avoid cavities and gum disease, but are you doing it the right way? Learn the technique professionals recommend for the best cleaning in this detailed video from Colgate OralCare.
How to Floss Teeth
Plaque can lead to tooth decay and gum disease, and removing it can be difficult through brushing alone. Flossing can help. Learn an effective and safe technique by watching this video from Colgate OralCare.
Educational Thinkers: Basil Bernstein
A re-evaluation of the implications of Basil Bernstein for initial teacher education by Andrew Lambirth
Parental Involvement in raising the Achievement of Primary School Pupils: why bother?
This is a digest, on the DCSF Standards website, of an evaluation of research concerning parental involvement in raising literacy and numeracy standards in Primary schools. The original research study, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, was carried out at Oxford University between 1992 and 1997. Researchers Edwards and Warin evaluated some of the findings and published a paper in 1999.
Evaluation of Skills for Work pilot courses: Final Report
This is a final report on the evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot courses in Scotland. The aim of the resource is to report on the findings from research carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research examining the piloting of Skills for Work (SfW) courses over two years. Skills for Work (SfW) courses were introduced via a two year pilot to help young people to develop skills and knowledge in a broad vocational area, core skills, an understanding of the workplace, positive attit
Roger Federer Forehand In Slow Motion
This is a short, silent video of Roger Federer hitting forehands in slow motion. Display of proper technique as done by a pro. 2:13 min.
Effective Reading Comprehension Strategies: Sequencing Main Events
Using the Sequencing Main Events technique to teach reading comprehension skills to early elementary students.
Speed Reading Practice #1
This clip leads you through a technique to help increase your speed reading skills. Learn simple exercises that will help to accelerate the reading speed you already have. You will need a piece of paper and pen for this exercise.
Speed Reading Practice #2
This clip leads you through a second technique to improve your speed reading skills. The exercise involves looking at numbers to warm up eye muscles in order to ease eye strain and be more at ease while reading.
How To Teach Lyrical Jazz Dance - part one
Cathy Roe demontrates how to teach a class in lyrical jazz. Includes warm up, center floor technique, and two center adage combinations. (6:23)
Nathaniel Ayers - With Robert Gupta and Steve Lopez
Move the clip forward, to approximately 1:34, to see Robert Gupta - the youngest member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - work with Nathaniel Ayers. In this scene, Nathaniel watches Robert and Joanne Pearce-Martin (principal keyboardist for the LA Phil) as they finish playing a duet. Immediately after its conclusion, Robert gives Nathaniel tips on violin-playing technique.
Steve Lopez, Nathaniel's friend and author of a book about him, narrates this video clip.