Kindergarten Readiness - Reading and Writing Skills
This is a video about reading and writing readiness for Kindergarten. The video has many suggestions for things to do to prepare your child to read and write including: reading at night, having children tell stories, and becoming familiar with the alphabet. (02:39)
This is a creative intro for a persuasive writing unit. The video covers what persuasive writing is and ways for young writers to get their point across effectively. It uses pop culture to express the ideas and has pop music playing throughout. (03:32)
Making Fantastic Presentations Using Prezi
This tutorial can be used by teachers or by students (if you would like to assign students to use Prezi for a class project). It is a little long, but, after watching this tutorial, you will be able to add text and objects, create frames and groups, edit the look and feel of the Prezi, edit text and objects, and edit the path of the Prezi. (18:20)
La costurera malvada - cuento de Argentina
Aquí tienen un cuento de Argentina. En este cuento, una costurera engaña a sus clientes, pero sufre un castigo al final. Bueno para principiantes y estudiantes de nivel intermedio de español. (.53)
El codigo del karateka
Una historia de Alejandro, un joven que está siendo intimidado en la escuela. Su padre lo lleva a clases de karate, donde Alejandro se entera de respeto y la disciplina. Bueno para principiantes y estudiantes de nivel intermedio de español. 2:02
El amor ciego - cuento Toba de Argentina
Un cuento popular del pueblo Toba de Argentina - dos jóvenes tobas se encuentran enamorados, pero son perseguidos fuera de su ciudad por sus compañeros. Esta historia narra los orígenes del "palo borracho" árbol en Argentina. Bueno para los estudiantes principiantes y intermedios de español. 1:08
El Tio Zorro y el Tio Gallo - cuento de Colombia
Un cuento de Colombia sobre el Tío Zorro y Tío Gallo. Bueno para los estudiantes principiantes de español. 2:35
Japan's economy stalls
Aug. 13 - Second quarter growth half the pace expected as weak Eurozone demand weighs on manufacturers in the world's third largest economy.
3XSQ: Hello, Moto; Goodbye, jobs
Aug 13 - Google's Motorola Mobility has told employees it plans to slash 20 percent of its workforce and shut down nearly a third of its offices worldwide.
History's Priceless Assets
Evolving over 5,000 years of human history, the physical object we now call the book creates a unique connection between the historical past and present-day learners. While digital resources continue to expand, the critical importance and relevance of the book cannot be denied as a tangible record of human thought — a shared experience you can actually hold in your hands.
Large bending of a beam
Calculated by VFIFE(V-5), vector form intrinsic finite element. V-5 is developed by Center for Bridge Engineering Research, National Central University, Taiwan. The element is a 3D frame element.
Keepers of the Flam
This is a portrait of an ecological study on Flammulated Owls, being conducted in Colorado by Brian Linkhart. The film investigates all aspects of the study: the science, the people, the setting, and the birds themselves. This version is condensed to 15 minutes from the original length of 38 minutes.
Britain should stay in the European Union [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Stephen Wall, George Eustice MP, Roger Helmer MEP, Mark Reckless MP, Dr Helen Szamuely | With the crisis continuing in the eurozone, recent polls suggest that the vast majority of the British electorate would be in favour of a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union. In the current climate the voices of those in favour of the European project have been noticeable by their absence. Today programme presenter Evan Davis chairs this debate on the motion "Britain sh