Bracero Tutorials - Introduction
The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program, a guest worker initiative that spanned the years 1942-1964. Millions of Mexican agricultural workers crossed the border under the program to work in more than half of the states in America. In a partnership between George Mason Universitys Center for History and New Media, the National Museum of American History, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Brown University,
Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 6 - 'I have Seen the Promised Land': Visions of Deliverance in Black a
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
American Experience: Riding the Rails
At the height of the Great Depression, more than 250,000 teenagers were living on the road in America. This video is part of a series from PBS titled American Experience. (52:33)
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
Home Schooling Overview : Home Schooling Resources
Teach your children from home andlearn about how to begin homeschooling in this video from an experienced teacher and education curriculum expert.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Gouldian Finch--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Gouldian Finches. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these beautiful birds interacting in their natural environment. The Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae) is an extremely attractive and strikingly colored bird. It has a grass-green upper body from the lower nape to the back and wings, a pale blue rump and a purple breast. The belly is bright yellow, and the bill is whitish, with a red or yellow tip. This is a great resource t
Higher Ed Video Community User Group Meetup - 4/4/2012 Topic: Matterhorn in Higher Ed Presenter: Tobias Wunden - Entwine Media A link to the Matterhorn instance with material from the Matterhorn Unconference in Oxford. As we have been talking about learning analytics during the meeting, the presentations "Learning Outcomes" and "Learning Analytics and Matterhorn" may be of special interest - http://matterhorn.teltek.es/engage/ui/index.html
Topic: Matterhorn in Higher Ed
Presenter: Tobias Wunden - Entwine Media
A link to the Matterhorn instance with material from the Matterhorn Unconference in Oxford. As we have been talking about learning analytics during the meeting, the presentations "Learning Outcomes" and "Learning Analytics and Matterhorn" may be of special interest - http://matterhorn.teltek.es/engage/ui/index.html
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Onrust in het Midden-Oosten : Naar school in het Midden-Oosten Elk jaar gaan we op 1 september terug naar school. In België klinkt dit vanzelfsprekend, maar voor Rawan, Madu en Nur is dit niet het geval. Zij wonen in het Midden-Oosten, in gebieden waar er conflicten zijn. Daarom is het niet …
Elk jaar gaan we op 1 september terug naar school. In België klinkt dit vanzelfsprekend, maar voor Rawan, Madu en Nur is dit niet het geval. Zij wonen in het Midden-Oosten, in gebieden waar er conflicten zijn. Daarom is het niet …
Roadies goes expediteur Weten jouw leerlingen al wat ze later willen worden? Of wat ze zeker niet willen doen? Om hen wegwijs te maken in de wereld van de jobs hebben Klasse en de VDAB via de campagne Roadies diverse beroepen in beeld …
Weten jouw leerlingen al wat ze later willen worden? Of wat ze zeker niet willen doen? Om hen wegwijs te maken in de wereld van de jobs hebben Klasse en de VDAB via de campagne Roadies diverse beroepen in beeld …
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Black Experience at MIT
A short demo of the Black Experience at MIT website. This website is in its initial stages with an ambitious plan: to document and celebrate the experience of blacks at MIT since its founding in 1861. This website is a lens for all members of the MIT community to understand our shared history. The goal of the project is to uncover, record, preserve, and provide access to the history of the black experience at MIT in its full and appropriate context. For the past 150 years, MIT has been bot
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This video takes a look at the history and meaning of the most special day of the year for Moms.
Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.
This lesson plan should be used for grades 5-7 to help practice, learn, and implement the scientific method, using a self-directed study.
Try Dutch! : Dutch Language Taster
Interested in Dutch? Curious how Dutch sounds? Wondering how difficult or easy it is? Perhaps you are thinking of studying Dutch? Then here is your opportunity to have a go at the language yourself and experience what it is like to learn Dutch from scratch. You can work through the pack all by yourself. No knowledge of Dutch is required.
UCL Grant Museum of Zoology Eutherians image collection
This is a set of images taken from a teaching resource created at University College London, in collaboration with their museum of zoology. They are primarily along the themes of phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy. The images are hosted in the UK Centre for Bioscience's ImageBank.