Anna Vignoles - 'Parents' skills and children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes'
Anna Vignoles from the Institute of Education speaks to Saskia Walcott about her paper 'Parents' skills and children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes', presented at the CMPO conference 'Early life interventions and intergenerational mobility' in October 2011. Previous research has suggested a positive intergenerational relationship between a parent's childhood cognitive skill level and their own children's skill levels. Yet we also know that individuals' skill levels change during childhoo
Adverb Song from Grammaropolis - "Do You Qualify?"
Students will enjoy this cute animated video filled with funny critters as they learn about adverbs. Adverbs do what we say---how, when, where, to what extent, under what condition. There are lots of examples given. This is a great resource to help introduce and/or review parts of speech in the classroom. (3:57)
Biggest danger is Europe crisis -- Brazil's Tombini
July 25 - The probability of an extreme economic event has decreased from six months ago, but Europe is still the biggest problem, says Brazil Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini.
WSU Football Players Deliver Season Tickets to Pullman Fans
Cougar Football players stop at homes across Pullman to deliver season tickets to fans. This is the first year the team has done this, and players say it's a great way to meet fans and see just who is watching them from the stands at Martin Stadium.
Chris Schommer-Pries: Dualizability in Low Dimensional Higher Category Theory (Part 1)
Chris Schommer-Pries (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Abstract: The cobordism hypothesis establishes a powerful relationship between extended topological field theories taking values in a symmetric monoidal higher category and objects in that higher category with various kinds of duality. In this setting an extended topological field theory is a higher categorical extension of the Atiyah-Segal axioms which allows for topological bordisms to be decomposed along submanifolds of arbitrary c
5.1.2 In what context was the text published?
Reading is an essential skill for all of us and developing our skills in reading is a good investment. This unit is packed with practical activities which are aimed at making reading more enjoyable and rewarding. This unit also includes sections on how to read actively and critically.
BASF CEO Bock: Asia lull is big surprise
July 26 - Chief Executive Kurt Bock predicts a flat performance for BASF in the second half on softening in Asia and continued weakness in Europe.
Breakingviews: Boutiques make bank
July 26 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss how independent M&A advisory shops have been trouncing their bigger Wall Street rivals of late.
Java OOP: Polymorphism, Type Conversion, Casting, etc.
Baldwin teaches you about assignment compatibility, type conversion, and casting for both primitive and reference types. He also teaches you about the relationship between reference types, method […]
Beginner - Getting a child ready Getting children ready to go out can sometimes be a bothersome task, for often children complain that they want things done for them. Today you will learn some useful vocabulary that are commonly used when getting children ready to go out.
Getting children ready to go out can sometimes be a bothersome task, for often children complain that they want things done for them. Today you will learn some useful vocabulary that are commonly used when getting children ready to go out.
Batteries and Energy Storage 102
By: icamp2012school Chunmei Ban, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
Converting Fractions into Percentages
Worked examples and questions for pupils to practice converting fractions into percentages.
"Hop on Pop" by Dr. Seuss--Read Aloud
Students will enjoy this read aloud--"Hop on Pop" by Dr. Seuss. Young learners will see the words on each page as they hear them read aloud. This is a great resource to help build literary skills in the early childhood classroom. (2:41)
Kangas expressing Gratitude
Kangas expressing Gratitude.
Kangas with the Girl Guides Messages
Kangas with the Girl Guides Messages.
Chez Juan: vocabulary exercise 'room'
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to: describe a room in a house.
Lezen, spreken: Who killed Colin McFee?
Je oefent leesvaardigheid aan de hand van een misdaadverhaal. Je leert mondeling het einde van een verhaal vertellen.