Teaching Tomorrow's Economists I am happy to announce that the Teacher's Manual is now available for my introductory textbook, Lessons for the Young Economist. For those readers who are unfamiliar with it, let me explain that the student text was
I am happy to announce that the Teacher's Manual is now available for my introductory textbook, Lessons for the Young Economist. For those readers who are unfamiliar with it, let me explain that the student text was
Kwame Anthony Appiah on "Islam and the West"
Noted author and Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University Kwame Anthony Appiah visited the University of Rochester to spend three days with the campus community holding discussions on his work and the issues he addresses in his books. On February 23, he delivered his talk "Islam and the West" as part of the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Humanist Series. In his talk and during his discussions with students, Pro
TWC9: SQL Server 2012, VS11, Win8 Metro, Bing Maps Metro and more This week on Channel 9, Not Dan and Not Brian (Larry and Charles) discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Not Dan and Not Brian (Larry and Charles) discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Slam Poet Gayle Danley
International slam poet champion, Gayle Danley, breaks it down at the Artist Showcase and Family Festival. (08:50)
How the human genome project reveals our evolutionary past - Stephen Dorus
Dr Steve Dorus from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry reveals how cataloguing the DNA blueprint of humans is revealing the evolution of human traits.
Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 4 - 1640-42
Contains historical collections for the period from November 1640 to July 1642, including the attainder and execution of the Earl of Strafford. Please note that the original book was mispaginated during printing.
Snow White, Part 2 of 3
Second part of the Disney-like animated cartoon fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, from Grimm Brothers' collection. The Dwarves find her in their home and she tells them why she is there; her stepmother tried to have her killed. The good news is, a prince is looking for her! She takes a bite from the poisoned apple. Good quality picture with voices, music, sound effects can be enjoyed by all ages. (10:00)
It's called Resilience: The Tayloe Murphy Center at Darden
The Tayloe Murphy Center forms alliances with communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia that are facing challenging economic conditions. Some might broad-brush these localities that face daunting circumstances — high unemployment rates, poverty and sluggish economic growth — as past their prime. Not accepting this characterization, the Tayloe Murphy Center assists partner communities in making crucial investments — educational, institutional, infrastructural — intended to spur economic
Professor Jane Millar introduces a showcase public lecture exploring three outstanding projects that highlight the research progress achieved through academia and industry collaboration.
Learning in the first professional job: the first year of full time employment after college for acc
This paper reports findings from the first phase of a four-year research project funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Teaching and Learning Research Programme. The major component of this project is a longitudinal study of trainee accountants, graduate trainee engineers, and newly qualified nurses in England. This critical period of introduction to professional work has not been previously studied by a longitudinal series of observations and interviews, though a n
Open Classroom 2/8/12 #2 Edith Murnane
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/8/12: Providing Access to Healthy Food Lectures: Edith Murnane - Director of Food Initiatives, City of Boston Danielle Andrews - Community Food Coordinator, The Food Project Karen Spiller - Director, Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness Glynn Lloyd - CEO of City Fresh Foods, Inc. The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Ur
educ@conTIC. Podcast 30
Durada: 34 min. Vídeo. educacontic.es CC 3.0.
Hem arribat al programa número 30 del podcast rescatant algunes de les idees que els nostres convidats i convidades han compartit amb nosaltres els darrers deu programes, en alguns casos amb fragments inèdits de les converses que no van sortir e
IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux. (Vidéo) Titre : IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
Auteur : Juvénal Thiare ABITA (CHU de Limoges).
Résumé : UE 2.4 Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du cours de l’Institut ...
Titre : IFSI Limoges 2011 – Les processus traumatiques abdominaux.
Birth of a Great Observatory
For many centuries, maps of the southern sky showed extensive blank areas -- the Terra Incognita of the heavens. The year 1595: For the first time, Dutch traders set sail to the East Indies. At night, navigators Pieter Keyser and Frederik de Houtman measured the positions of more than 130 stars in the southern sky. Soon, celestial globes and maps showed twelve new constellations, none of which had ever been seen before by any European. (05:53)
The Impossible Bridge
This three minute video shows the challenges of building an enormous bridge. It explains the benefits of several types of bridges and the weaknesses. The students could watch most of the video and make their own choices before the final answer is given.
The Greater Than, Less Than Game with Subtraction
Learn how to play and teach the greater than, less than game for practicing arithmetic with expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip. The game is well explained, and shows on the screen exactly what to do. This is a great resource to improve math instruction and mastery in the classroom and at home. (1:45)
Slowing Boat of China: Global Roundup with the Airport Economist
Airport Economist Tim Harcourt on the slowing Chinese economy and the shifts taking place as China moves from its reliance on export-led development and investment to consumption. From the Global Roundup series by the JW Neville Fellow in Economics at UNSW's Australian School of Business.
ESL Rap Song - Do You Like It?
This is a good song to use while teaching common vocabulary words. "I like ___________" is repeated several times with various words. Pictures are provided for each example. Some of the words include: mom, dad, dog, cat, banannas, oranges, zoo, sharks, snakes, grape juice, grape fruit, music, baseball, cooking, soccer, ice cream, sun, rain, butterflies, bees, birds, and fish. (05:21)
How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum - Part 3
This is a speech given at the York Homeschool Convention. It's topic is "How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum". The camera is annoyingly shaky.