Rock & Read with Larry Kirwan
The Missouri State University Public Affairs Conference kicked off with a "rockin" performance by Larry Kirwan, playwright, author, radio host and lead vocalist/guitarist for New York City-based Celtic rock band Black 47. Kirwan performed songs and read from his works, including his novel, "Rockin' in the Bronx."
Announcement of Cal Performances' 2012/13 Season
Matías Tarnopolsky presents Cal Performances' 2012/13 Season at a preview event to Producer's Circle donors on 4/23/12 and to the press on 4/24/12.
IPL: Ken Hodge : Sports Psychology; its the thought that counts - Video
Inaugural Professorial Lecture from Ken Hodge of the School of Physical Education. The lecture was entitled "Sports Psychology: It's the thought that counts." The IPL was delivered on Tuesday 17th of April 2012.
Singapore Math--Ten Frames Fact Practice
Before you break out those flash cards to have students practice their addition and subtraction facts, think about what visual models you used to teach them! Identification of number and its value (not symbolic representation) is a helpful tool when a student needs to practice facts. Listen to this teacher walk us through the language. Watch our for the "So...." statement that really ties the concept back to the learning experience and encourages math communication through modeling met
The Demands of Justice
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen delivers Kroc Institute's 2012 Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy. http://kroc.nd.edu/ Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, Amartya Sen is best known for his commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the world's poorest people. After a childhood encounter with famine victims in Bengal, India (now part of Bangladesh), he has spent a lifetime fighting poverty through research, analysis, and advocacy of human development informed by an ethical d
English Professor Scott Peeples Reviews "The Raven" -- A New Film Featuring Edgar Allan Poe
Students at the College of Charleston have the opportunity to learn from a leading authority on Edgar Allan Poe, English Professor Scott Peeples. Professor Peeples recently visited Cinebarre in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, to preview the new film "The Raven" starring John Cusack, Alice Eve and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. In addition to teaching, touring, and lecturing, Professor Peeples' has published two books, Edgar Allan Poe Revisited (1998) and The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe (2004), which won
Planning a Rock Concert for College Credit -- ARTM 360 at the College of Charleston
For students enrolled in ARTM 360, Fundraising and Event Creation, that is exactly how they spent last spring semester. The intent of the class is to provide a hands on experience in the logistical implementation of running a successful fundraising event while bringing awareness to a selected cause or organization. From selecting a theme to choosing a cause, The class is responsible for all facets of the event from the budget and ticket sales to soliciting sponsorships and rounding up talent. Al
Visual Learning Bridge: Understanding 1 as a Fraction
This interactive video introduces students to the number 1 as a fraction. Students will easily understand the colorful and concrete visuals. Words appear on bottom of screen as speaker talks. This is a great resource to use as an introduction and/or to review in the elementary classroom. (2:21)
The Fiber Side of Textile Recycling
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Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
Drummond FLVS Drivers Educaton Intro
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Dr. Schmidlin, Severe Weather Expert
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Neil Patrick Harris on New Mexico
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, Neil Patrick Harris talks about his home state of New Mexico and why he thinks it is a magical place. He recommends tourists see the Carlsbad Caverns. (2:23)
Tower Poetry 2012: Postcards
Lucy Hely-Hutchinson reads her entry for the 2012 Tower Poetry Competition
Six universities -- including Carnegie Mellon University - represented the United States and the United Kingdom in a first-of-its-kind laptop orchestra performance on April 16, 2012. Software created by students at CMU made it possible to connect the six orchestras over the Internet. Roger Dannenberg, CMU associate research professor of computer science, music and art, conducted the orchestra in real time using high quality audio and video links. The performance by this Federation of Laptop Or
New 'Smart' Garden at Duke
The new garden at Duke's Smart Home applies technologies for cultivating and landscaping. Learn more at http://smarthome.duke.edu.
ISS Update: Supermoon
Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring narrates video of the "supermoon" captured from the International Space Station during Expedition 31. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.