Galileo: Sun-Centered System
Before the 17th century, people generally believed that Earth was at the center of the universe. Galileo, however, was not afraid to challenge existing beliefs when he published his work in support of the Sun-centered, or heliocentric, Copernican theory. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the two opposing worldviews and the strong piece of evidence Galileo offered to support the heliocentric theory. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:06.
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Time to Eat - Signing Time
This brief video focuses on the word cook. It teaches the word cook in sign language and gives opportunities to practice signing the word.
Happy Birthday Song - Signing Time
This cheerful tune is a birthday celebration song. The song gives lots of chances to learn and practice the phrase "Happy Birthday".
Giant crocodiles of the past may still be stalking the earth. Experts provide evidence of past crocodiles much larger than those roaming the earth today. Short, one minute clip.
Singular Nouns: Gender and Articles
The video show an animation of a teacher explaining the use of Singular nouns in Spanish- The explanation is given in English. There are several examples with their translation into English. There is some practice at the end.
Some Russia-related links
Over time I've accumulated a lot of Russia-related internet links. I'd like to share some of them with you. As I come across more worthy links I'll update this post. So, if you are interested, bookmark it!
1. The first pick is NY based authentic Russian clothing store. I am planning on ordering from them one of their cute aprons. Children's costumes are precious!
2. Pick #2 is a site
short 23 second video helps children practice counting 1-20. Student is counting while large, colorful numbers appear on the screen.
Sesame Street - Weird Animals Counting From 1-20
Strange number-based figures against a black backdrop. Classic Sesame Street video snippet. (:23)
Near- Real-Time Control of Human Figure Models
Includes bibliography. Animating human figures is one of the major problems in computer animation. A recent approach is the use of dynamic analysis to compute the movement of a human figure, given the forces and torques operating within and upon the body. One of the problems with this technique is computing the forces and torques required for particular motions: this has been called the control problem of dynamic analysis. To develop a better understanding of this problem, an interactive interfa
Nouns and Articles: Plural Forms
This video explains the use of articles and plural nouns. The explanation is given in English. The examples can be read and there is a translation for each example. There is some practice at the end.
Is direct knowledge of pure fact is not possible?!! Max Weber sought to advance three new claims based on "verstehen."
Writing: The Big Idea
This video discusses the process of organizing ideas into paragraphs. It
also presents a short segment about the construction of Tokyo's Sky
City, and a follow-up activity that allows students to practice
organizing a paper into paragraphs.
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
Stressie Cat's Tribute to Vincent van Gogh
Set to part of Don McClean's tribute to van Gogh, Stressie Cat appears in paintings based on van Gogh's paintings. Paintings are by Lucia Stewart. This is a delightful tribute to van Gogh as Stressie Cat visits inside of his paintings.
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From Dragonfly TV. After watching a news report on the destruction caused by a tornado in Siren, Wisconsin, Melissa and Elizabeth were curious about how tornado experts study tornado damage. So they asked permission from Siren city officials to visit the town and examine the evidence. Their question to be investigated: How do you determine the strength of a tornado?
Student experiences of enterprise education
This report outlines data collected from students across a broad range of subject areas across all Faculties of Leeds Met University. This data was generated in response to a questionnaire designed to obtain information on students experiences of enterprise education
This short National Geographic video explains the reasoning behind the practice of building covered bridges in places like Iowa and Vermont.
Special Education Teaching : Teaching Strategies in Special Education
In special education, the standard course of study should be modified and simplified to help kids with special needs to remember. Learn about research-based instructional programs that are used to teach reading in special education with help from a special education teacher in this video (01:39) on teaching strategies in special education.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and l
Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet Song
"Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet" is an upbeat rock and roll song that teaches the more difficult diagonals and the end of the alphabet. This video shows a classroom of students singing along and dancing to this song as they practice writing letters such as v, w, x, y, and z using their bodies.