21L.000J Writing About Literature (MIT)
Writing About Literature aims: To increase students' pleasure and skill in reading literary texts and in writing and communicating about them. To introduce students to different literary forms (poetry, fiction, drama) and some tools of literary study (close reading, research, theoretical models). To allow students to get to know a single writer deeply. To encourage students to make independent decisions about their reading by exploring and reporting back on authors whose works they enjoy. The
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Tornado damage, Joplin, Missouri, 2011
Oregon State University researchers sort through tornado damage in Joplin Missouri.
Teaching Ethics in schools - is Fred Nile right?
Associate Professor Philip Cam from UNSW's School of History and Philosophy on the proposed banning of Ethics classes in schools.
American Soul: The DuSable Museum of African American History
Founded in 1961, the DuSable is one of the first African-American museums in the country. The museum follows African-American history from its beginning on the shores of Africa to a celebration of African-American achievements including Bessie Coleman, the nation’s first black female aviator; World War II Tuskegee airmen; Major Robert Lawrence, the nation’s first black astronaut; and Harold Washington, Chicago’s first black mayor.The museum is dedicated to the collection, prese
Introducing Britain: Medieval Arcitecture - Ely Cathedral (2 of 4)
From the BBC, David Dimbleby takes us to Ely Cathedral. He voices that the construction of this cathedral gave birth to modern England. Commentary is excellent, fascinating. (03:20)
Why Is Mars Red? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Ever wonder why Mars is red? Let's make sense of it with science To get to the fourth planet and find out why we see red, we're going to travel by rocket. This video explains that the rust color on Mars is really rust which means Mars once had water on it. Some key vocabulary words include atmosphere, surface, rust, maghemite, magnetic, and oxide. A variety of pictures is shown as well as auditory/written content. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge for our students and w
The Eye of the Whale Documentary
One man’s personal journey to draw attention to the plight of the whales through his historic, one of a kind, photo documentation. Video also has whale sounds. (7:20)
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Building the relationship
By the end of this session you will be able to: Describe the qualities and skills of a mentor Assess the implications for the recruitment of mentors Evaluate the development requirements of a mentor The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Afghan helicopter crash kills 38
Aug. 6 - Insurgents shoot down a coalition forces helicopter in Afghanistan, killing 38. Andrew Raven reports.
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Using Blue Web'n as a Teaching Resource
This video is a middle school project on Greek columns that are used in everyday life. Images of columns are set to music and the style of column along with the location of where it was found is printed on the screen. (01:34)
10 Facts About Cheese in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about cheese. Some of the facts include the following: name, hardness, room temperature, smells, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and above. This age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:43)
10 Facts About Bears in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about bears. Some of the facts include the following: species, size, bite force, climbers, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:40)
Bear Facts About Hibernation
Ever wonder how bears hibernate all winter long? Let's make sense of it with science! This video gives good facts about how bears hibernate. Pictures are shown on screen as well as content information. This video would work well in conjunction with a lesson/unit on mammals, forest animals, bears, etc. or as a companion to nonfiction/fiction stories about animals or bears. (1:49)
What Is A Pinceone? It All Makes Sense with Science
Ever wonder what a pinecone does? Let's make sense of it with science. Pines are evergreen conifers and the oldest living trees on the planet. This informative, short video gives great facts about male and female pinecones and how pollination occurs. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on trees, living things, and/or pollination. It would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on trees, plants,