Trust and education: a way out of corruption - A Public Lecture by Antanas Mockus Sivickas
Corruption and generalized mistrust against public officers and against fellow citizens are mayor problem in several Latin-American Cities. This mistrust could be a consequence of corruption. But it could also be a cause. Surveys show that teachers are one of the most trustable categories of citizens. Understanding that at least part of government action is teaching might be a solution. Very elementary education exercises linked to strict anti/patronage behaviors implemented in Bogota seemed to
Introduction to the Brauer Museum of Art
Located in the state-of-art Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus, the Brauer Museum of Art is home to a nationally recognized collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American art and includes works by Frederic Edwin Church, Asher B. Durand, Childe Hassam, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ed Paschke. It also houses the largest known collection of works by Junius R. Sloan (1827-1900), a Hudson River School painter who lived and worked in the Midwest. Other focus areas within the collec
Learn about the Colossus of Rhodes
History Of The Colossus Of Rhodes - The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. This short video describes the history of the Colossus of Rhodes. (01:16)
Russian Female Cosmonaut Prepares for Launch to Station
Russian cosmonaut Elena Serova discussed her thoughts on her upcoming launch on the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft in September to the International Space Station as part of the Expedition 41/42 crew. Serova will become only the fourth Russian woman to fly in space, joining former cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova, Svetlana Savitskaya and Elena Kondakova in that exclusive group.
Jefferson's Boyhood Home
A new examination of Thomas Jefferson's boyhood home reveals the forces that shaped the third president. Author Susan Kern talks about her new book, "The Jeffersons at Shadwell."Author(s):
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.Author(s):
NYIT Global Update: English: 03/16/11
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: English Version: 03/16/11
Strengthening Communities: Creative Communities - Design as a Community Development Strategy
This video includes an overview of the University of Memphis' Strengthening Communities Initiative's grant program projects as well as featured events at the October 2010 conference.
Motivated by Her Parents
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
Pippa Lock named 3M National Teaching Fellow
Pippa Lock loves the challenge of making the abstract concepts of chemistry come alive for first-year students. The assistant professor's approach to teaching and learning is so effective that she has been named a 3M National Teaching Fellow for 2014, an honour announced Feb. 13 by 3M Canada and The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Read more: http://bit.ly/MPgbNX
Attack in Kandahar
Suicide attacks targeting a government building in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar, leave at least four civilians and two policemen killed. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and intern
Rethinking Grade Retention and Academic Redshirting: Helping School Administrators Make Sense of Wha
Bret Range, Kelli Dougan, John Pijanowski
In this article, the authors discuss two interventions deployed to remediate low performing students. The first is grade level retention in which a st
The Liaison Role of the Pacific Islands Forum Representative Office with the RAMSI and the Governmen
11:00am - 12:30pm 24 February Theatre 2, Hedley Bull Building, ANU In order to improve effective information flows and liaison between key stakeholders in the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI), the 2007 RAMSI Review Task recommended the establishment of a new consultative mechanism. This was the 'triumvirate group' comprising the SIG Permanent Secretary to RAMSI, the Pacific Islands Forum Representative to SIG, and the RAMSI Special Coordinator. The Pacific Islands Represen
Minor Tower (East Entrance)
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The University of Memphis Instrumental Music.
The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the U of M is the best place to further your musical education.
Art and Music-Frederick Remington and Antonin Dvorak
Integrating art and music-a feast for the eyes and the ears. In this video, students will learn about the Impressionist painter Frederick Remington and the music of Czech composer of Romantic music
Antonin Dvorak. Slides of Remington's work move across screen as Dvorak's music is played in background. This is well done and is a good teaching resource to integrate the arts into the classroom. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students.