Ecuador opens new security center to tackle crime
Ecuador installs 2,400 cameras across the country and high tech control room to monitor street and foot traffic --- as Ecuador strives to become among the safest countries in the region. Nathan Frandino 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 includi
A Woman Called 'Moses' - Harriet Tubman
A 7th-grader presents the story of Harriet Tubman, using still images and audio.(Amateur video with lots of good information.) (01:05)
Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21 - 1706-1707
Covers the period October 1706 to December 1707, and also contains introductory matter and accounts for the year 1706.
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Are home-schooled children smarter?
http://concordia.ca/headlines Research conducted by Sandra Martin-Chang, an assistant professor in Concordia's Department of Education, shows that children who were home-schooled scored higher than their peers in seven different subjects. In this segment, she discusses the challenges and rewards of assuming responsibility for your child's learning with Wendi Hadd, a sociology teacher at John Abbott College who home-schooled her children.
Leonardo da Vinci, Part VIII
This is an animated biography of Leonardo da Vinci from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. (2:34)
Is it Alive?
Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This video includes some "fuzzy" examples that will make students question the meaning of life. Words are listen on the screen and video is set to music. No narration. (03:02)
Ingredients for Life - Water
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
How We Hear
Take a journey into an ear canal to see how the ear works to receive vibrations from sound. As the viewer travels into the ear canal, captions appear on the screen.
Western powers stress unity in Iran talks, "won't do bad deal"
Major Western powers are united in their approach to nuclear talks with Iran and won't 'do a bad deal', says British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 business, financial, na
Nina Jablonski Breaks the Illusion of Skin Color
Nina Jablonski says that differing skin colors and pigmentations are simply our bodies' adaptation to varied climates and levels of UV exposure. Charles Darwin disagreed with this theory, but she explains, that's because he did not have access to NASA. Nina Jablonski is author of Skin: A Natural History, a close look at human skin’s many remarkable traits: its colors, its sweatiness, and the fact that we decorate it. Run time 14:46.
Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample, MOS : "Building Software Building Objects Building Video Buildin
October 9, 2014. The first thing to know about MOS is that we are a collective of architects, thinkers, and state-of-the-art designers. Principals Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample teach at Princeton University and Columbia University while running the design practice. The work of MOS bridges the forward thinking research of academia with the real world constraints of practice. MOS has received numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and
Tom McCall and Oregon's Environmental Legacy
Oregon Governor Tom McCall's pioneering fight to clean up the state's waterways and to control development in the late 1960s still resonates today. At the Nov. 11 Corvallis Science Pub, Oregon State historian Bill Robbins will discuss the significance of McCall's leadership. Robbins will also show McCall's famous documentary, Pollution in Paradise, which aired on KGW-TV in 1962. The Science Pub presentation begins at 6 p.m. in the Old World Deli located at 341 SW Second St. in Corvallis. It i
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
Susan Middleton: "Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates"
Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, The Backbone of Life (Abrams, November 2014) by pioneering photographer Susan Middleton. Marine invertebrates make up more than 98% of the known animal species in the ocean, yet they remain elusive to most of us. Susan Middleton has devoted seven years of fieldwork across the Pacific Ocean to provide us with a rare glimpse into this mysterious world. As timely as it is visually stunning, her portraiture spotlights a vulnerable population, marine inve
Israel: the Arab spring, domestic politics and the future of the Arab-Israeli peace process [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ahron Bregman | The Arab spring has put on hold the possibility of reaching peace between Israel and Syria, thus leaving the Israeli-Palestinian peace track as the only game in town. At the same time, international efforts, led by US Secretary of State John Kerry to help Israelis and Palestinians negotiate their differences are unlikely to end the occupation and deliver a Palestinian state. The latter could only be achieved, as Ahron Bregman will argue, if three elements come toge
Pasta alla Norma (pasta with eggplant and ricotta salata)
In this video, there is a clear and easy description, in Italian, of how to make Pasta alla Norma. All the ingredients are named and shown and the recipe is demonstrated for this typical Sicilian dish.
Ground Hog Day
This video questions what Ground Hog Day is and why it is celebrated. People are interviewed about what Ground Hog Day means to them and why they celebrate it.
Overview of Du Bois' Life and Time
Short, well-produced film documentary is provided by OAASS&P and Conscious Collective.