Lower Intermediate S3 #23 - Get Wrapped Up in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Whenever you go home to visit your family, your sibling starts telling you what to do in Spanish. You’ve had just about enough—after all, you aren’t kids anymore. So this time when your sibling starts telling you what to do in Spanish, you tell him to stop. He reminds you in [...]
Ecnomic Update on WBAI May Schedule
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GRIT TV Interview: Playing Politics with the Budget
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MAGE: Multi-Agent Game Environment
We study the use of games as a metaphor for building social interaction
in norm-governed multi-agent systems. As part of our research we propose
MAGE (Multi-Agent Game Environment) as a logic-based framework that
represents complex agent interactions as games. MAGE seeks to (a) reuse
existing computational techniques for defining event-based normative sys-
tem and (b) complement these techniques with a coordination component to
support complex interactions.
A game in
The Twitter Experiment - "Twistory" in the Classroom
This five minute video wanted to know how she could reach and include more students in the class discussion. She had heard of Twitter. This video provides insights into her "Twitter Experiment" in the classroom with comments from students about the experience of using Twitter in a traditional University learning environment. This video could be used as a justification for other teachers to try using a similar technology. There are a lot of ideas in this video.
I Have a Dream: A Celebration of Black History Month
This is five minute, student created salute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other figures in Black History. It was done by students grades K-6 who were performing for the very first time.
Buckalope Elementary - Learning Is A Hoot
Buckalope Elementary is a 12 episode Puppet Educational Series (K-4) that promotes social, emotional, and academic development, and gets kids excited about learning. (02:20)
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Now I Know My One, Two, Threes
In this Richard Scarry video, Sister Cat is upset because she is having trouble counting. She gets upset when others try to help her but Huckle and Lowly encourage her by teaching her a rhyme. This is a good teaching resource for young learners to recognize and use numbers to 20. (6:30)
A World Without Moms: Happy Mother's Day
The Jubilee Project made this video to honor moms around the world because we were inspired by the love and care we received from our own moms. (03:41)
How To Find a Summer Job
This is a short "how-to" film about securing part-time summer employment. There is a State Farm commercial that plays before the video begins. (1:21)
Biography of Rosa Parks
This 4:40 minute long video is about the life of Rosa Parks. It provides some insights into her choices and the impact they have had on history and Civil Rights. There isn't much depth in the video, but it useful as a reminder to students about the importance of getting involved.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (3:07)
Born a slave, Harriett Tubman became a famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, leading hundreds of slaves to freedom. This is an overview, but lacks maps, statistics, and other information that would make it more useful.
How to Measure the Rapid Climate Change on Earth
Learn about what we do about the rapid climate changes. In this video you will also learn more about what the atmospheric radiation measurement program does. (07:47)
Understanding the Comma
This lesson opens with a brief introduction to the history of punctuation. Seven basic rules for using the comma correctly are presented and explained through humorous examples and illustrations. The original song, "Throw a Comma Down,"completes the lesson and reviews the seven rules. (03:23)
How To Add Explosive Power To Your Soccer Moves
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to add explosive power to your beat-the-man moves on the soccer field in just 6 weeks.
"The Tell Tale Heart," short story by Edgar Allan Poe - Animated
This is an animated short 1953 film, with music, adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Tell Tale Heart." Narratied by James Mason, the film has good sound quality and graphic animation (though the screen is black, except for the pinpoint light of one eye, from 3:20 - 4:10). Appropriate for middle and high school students. The film is introduced with the following subtitles: "The film that you are about to see is based on a story told a hundre
Hands-On Science with Squishy Circuits
In a zippy demo at TED U, AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties -- by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers. This video could also be used to inspire a science fair project (04:09)
The Andes: Ecuador's Rainforests
A five minute video about a trip from the Andes to the Amazon
John Vidal reports on the Ecuadorian rainforest tribes and the tremendous amount of plant and animal diversity is located there. This video provides data that shows how the development of this area is impacting the people and the environment. A good video for a debate.
How to Find Mean for a Data Set
How to find mean for a data set - The instructor demonstrates, using computer software, how to be able to find the mean for a data set. (04:50)