You Decide: Is preemptive war a legitimate means of American national defense?
This educational guide focuses on the legitimacy of preemptive war as a means of American national defense, looking at the rationale for intervention, and the related moral and strategic issues. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they
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Timilty Middle School
Hope Kelly reports on the Timilty Middle School in Boston. Kelly notes that the Timilty School is a magnet school with successful reading and math programs for its students. Kelly adds that there is a waiting list to get into the school. Kelly interviews William Moran (Timilty School) and Shirley Gonsalves (Timilty School) about the school and its programs. Moran says that the students at the Timilty School are successful. He adds that many come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Gonsalves talks ab
Beyond Black History Month
Go beyond approaches that marginalize African American history by "shifting the lens" to look at events from new perspectives. Black History Month can be a wonderful celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and culture. All too often, however, those contributions are heralded in February but seldom mentioned throughout the rest of the year. Ideally, every month’s history curriculum should include those contributions, but how do you integrate Africa
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Coastal Clash: Role Play - Community Forum on the Fate of California Coastal Access
"Coastal Clash" is a one-hour documentary focusing on the urbanization of California's coastline. The activities and lesson plans for the film "Coastal Clash" target students at the high school level and align with the California State Standards for Government. Students will participate in a role-playing activity to determine if the public should have full access to the California coast.
Student Teacher Collaboration...
Student Teacher Collaboration through Web Video Conferencing: Dr. Corry Burdick is facilitating an important dialog among the Alfred University Pre-Professional teachers through Web Video Conferencing.
Hot Apps: Parachute Panic, Dog-A-Pedia, Hairdo For You, Chicks'n'Vixens, Soundtrckr Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at: Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!
Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at:
Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!Author(s):
JHU Opportunity Journal -- Sara joins a sorority
The day after "bid" night, freshman Sara Madrigal is excited about joining a sorority.
Learn About Sedimentary Rocks
In this video the viewer will learn about sedimentary rocks. Phrases appear on the screen to highlight the words of the speaker. (01:44)
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
The Structure of an Atom
The instructor, with the aid of a whiteboard, demonstrates the structure of an atom. (Although the title is "How to Find Electrons?", the instructor talks about an atom's structure.) (02:09)
Niger: Feeding the Hungry
Food distribution is one part of NGO strategy to help Nigeriens through crisis times like the 2010 food shortage. As the approach to development changes and development workers look for strategies to reduce native dependency on foreign work, food distributions are changing as well. Some, like this one, have reduced-price strategies as incentive for farmers to practice new planting patterns.
Medical Treatment for Niger's Malnourished
Niger's 15.8 million people are served by a sparse collection of medical staff—about one doctor for every 30,000 people. Some doctors and nurses are Nigerien, trained to help their own; some are from surrounding African countries, and some come from the United States to work with the under-served. From small clinics like the World Vision clinic near Dakoro in eastern Niger to larger hospitals like Galmi, the ill effects of malnutrition color healthcare routines and treatments.