Student Report on the Re-Discover Concordia Fair
http://concordia.ca/now Student blogger David Adelman recently attended the Re-Discover Concordia Fair, which brought together over 25 university offices that offer support services for students. The fair is a chance for students to learn about resources that can help them achieve their personal, academic, and career-related goals.
USC NAI Theater Workshop Presents - A Christmas Carol
During the 2011 holiday season, student-artists of the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) Theater Workshop produced a steampunk adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
The 2012 CIA Leadership Awards - Pioneers of American Cuisine
The CIA's Annual Leadership Awards—the Augies—are fast becoming one of the biggest events on the culinary scene. Chefs from around the world will be gathering on Thursday, March 29, 2012 to join The Culinary Institute of America as it honorss the Pioneers of American Cuisine—Dean Fearing, Larry Forgione, Wolfgang Puck, Paul Prudhomme, and Jasper White. Don't miss the chance to rub elbows with chefs like Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Charlie Palmer and enjoy a meal prepared by Bryan
Gossip and Rumors PSA 2012
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Conflict
This video clip from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow identifies two major leaders in the black community during the era of Jim Crow: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. By the turn of the 20th century, Washington was an incredibly popular figure who, among many accomplishments, had become the leader of the Tuskegee Institute and started the National Business League. Washington maintained that African Americans could achieve economic progress and spiritual growth but only by acceptin
Hattie McDaniel Oscar Acceptance Speech
Hattie McDaniel wins Best Supporting Actress for Gone With The Wind, becoming the first black actor to win an Academy Award. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between African American History in the United States and the classroom. (1:07)
Sarah, Plain and Tall
This video version of Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading materials for grades 2-3. (04:00)
A Future in Medicine: Soft Materials Immunology
Dr. Barbara Osborne, UMass Amherst describes Soft Materials Immunology, a new area of life sciences that holds great promise for developing new ways to treat and prevent disease.
Lunch Poems - giovanni singleton
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ This reading celebrates the publication of ascension (Counterpath Press), the first book of poems by giovanni singleton, coordinator of Lunch Poems. She has recently been selected by the Poetry Society of America for its biennial New American Poets series. singleton is a recipient of a New Langton Bay Area Award Show for Literature and has been a fellow at Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Cave Canem: A Workshop for African-American Poets, and the Napa Valley Wri
Dances of the Ragtime Era 1910-1920
This video provides a glimpse at some of the dances that were popular during the early 20th Century. The video is a nice combination of the arts and history and can be used to teach students steps from these dances. (07:23)
Skills for Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University
Find out more about how the Skills for Learning website and programme of workshops can help you boost your study skills. Visit the Skills for Learning website for more information: http://skillsforlearning.leedsmet.ac.uk/
The Student's Guide to Moodle: Episode 6
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