Train Station in Japan
Train Station in Japan.
Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop
September 7, 2012 - November 25, 2012: Cultural identity, political and social issues, portraiture, and landscape, as well as patterning and pure abstraction, are some of the many concerns explored by the artists in this exhibition. The spectrum of artistic voices and approaches to image-making represented in the exhibition reflects the increasingly pluralistic character of contemporary art.
Puerto Rican Pasteles
Pasteles are a traditional Puerto Rican Christmas dish. Chef Alfredo Ayala explains that pastels are similar to tamales, but stuffed with pork stewed with rich sofrito. They are wrapped inside a banana leaf and boiled. For recipes, visit http://www.ciaprochef.com/WCA7.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Students - with Simplified Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS undergrads and alumni from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
Making a scaled bar graph (Common Core 3.MD.3)
This video (running time 4:40) explains how to make a scaled bar graph by skip counting. Beginning by defining the word scaled as "using a shrinking machine," it explains the purpose of drawing things to scale. Data is given in table format, showing why a scaled bar graph is needed (the numbers are too big to count by ones). The instructor shows how to determine which number she will skip count by in drawing the bars. (NOTE: From 3:01 to 4:34, the video shows a black screen while
This Day in History January 26: Australia Day
On January 26, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip guides a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony began to celebrate the anniversary of this date with great fanfare. (1:00)
Developing A Passion For Reading: Featuring Gordon Terrace Elementary School
This is an encouraging video that features ways to help young readers. A group of teachers and education professionals experiment with different strategies and research to find a perfect fit for teaching reading in their classrooms. They express importance in collaboration and student conferencing. (05:41)
This Day in History May 4: Kent State Shooting
On this day in 1970, Ohio national guardsmen opened fire on an anti-war protest at Kent State University killing four students. Also on May 4, 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat reached agreement in Cairo on the first stage of Palestinian self-rule. (1:00)
Cells The Exchange: Democrats sound off Completing the picture: the effects of video game practice on verbal and performance I.Q. scores in They are no longer with us: USAWC remembers 9/11 Indian in the Cupboard Trailer SocCrisisTest Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes Northeastern College of Professional Studies Commencement - September 29, 2012 Europe Day Ahead: Fed QE expected, iPhone launch This Week @Minnesota: Sept. 14, 2012, low-cost options on campus
At the DNC in Charlotte, delegates defend the middle class, criticize Congress, and argue for a second term.
The strength and nature of the video game practice effect on tests of visual and perceptual skills were examined using high functioning Grades Four and Five students who had been tested with the WISC-R .for the purpose of gifted identification and placement. The control group, who did not own and .play video games on a sustained basis, and the experimental group, who did own a video game system and had some mastery of video games, including the -Nintendo game, "Tetris", were each composed of 18
Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett joined Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and the United States Army War College community to begin Sept. 11, 2012 with this somber reminder and a ceremony dedicated to the college alumni, police, firemen, emergency responders, civilians and the members of the US Armed Forces who perished on September 11, 2001 and those who have sacrificed their lives in the past decade defending the nation.
This is the trailer for the movie version of Indian in the Cupboard. This is a fourth-grade reading level new classic and showing the trailer will motivate readers to read the novel. (01:43)
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So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar. People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.
What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games? Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.
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Sept. 12 - Economists polled by Reuters say there's a 65% chance the Federal Reserve will announce a third round of quantitative easing, while the tech world is eagerly awaiting the launch of the latest iPhone.
THIS WEEK @MINNESOTA: Sept. 10-14. In this episode of the weekly video feature, we check out low-cost options for students around campus. Highlights include Gopher football games from $12, money management tips from the Live Like a Student campaign and an open source textbook catalog.
The Exchange: Democrats sound off
Completing the picture: the effects of video game practice on verbal and performance I.Q. scores in
They are no longer with us: USAWC remembers 9/11
Indian in the Cupboard Trailer
Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
Northeastern College of Professional Studies Commencement - September 29, 2012
Europe Day Ahead: Fed QE expected, iPhone launch
This Week @Minnesota: Sept. 14, 2012, low-cost options on campus