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
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Slam Poet Gayle Danley
International slam poet champion, Gayle Danley, breaks it down at the Artist Showcase and Family Festival. (08:50)
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How the human genome project reveals our evolutionary past - Stephen Dorus
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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
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Showcase Lecture
Professor Jane Millar introduces a showcase public lecture exploring three outstanding projects that highlight the research progress achieved through academia and industry collaboration.
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Ethics & Ebola: A Live Panel Discussion at Johns Hopkins
During a panel at Johns Hopkins Hospital, three Hopkins experts discussed ethical challenges of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014. Has the response to the Ebola outbreak thus far met ethical standards? As the crisis deepens, what is an ethically appropriate plan for addressing the needs of patients, caregivers, and those at risk if the virus spreads? As the Ebola epidemic continues to worsen, the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics dedicated its first bioethics seminar of the 2
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UK FM William Hague resigns in surprise move
British Foreign Minister William Hague steps down from his post as the country's top diplomat after four years in the job in an unexpected move prompted by a government reshuffle. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including bus
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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

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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 ...
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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)
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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.
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Slowing Boat of China: Global Roundup with the Airport Economist
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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)
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Babbage: April 4th 2012


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Labor and Unions
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Knight Seminar: Charles Marshall

Knight seminar with Charles Marshall, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley: "Gauging Ecosystem Response to Climate Change"

September 22, 2011


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By: bccdc ImmunizeBC instructional video about Informed Consent Prior to Immunization - initial visit in series (i.e 2 months) where parent has not reviewed standard information.
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Morpheus Tether Test #11
Morpheus conducts another tethered test, April 11, 2012. Morpheus is a full spacecraft and rocket-powered lander, which demonstrates new green technology, as well as an autonomous landing and hazard detection technology. Read more about Morpheus testing: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/exploration/morpheus/index.html http://morpheuslander.jsc.nasa.gov/
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