Kenya fights new poaching wave
Wildlife rangers in Kenya track down $30,000 worth of poached ivory, as the country seeks to contain a new wave of poaching.
The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive Demographics and Transportation Tomorrow
If the prospect of aging and infirmity seems remote, you could use some time with AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System), a wearable apparatus that approximates “what it feels like to be a 75-year-old woman.” Joseph Coughlin’s MIT AgeLab designed the suit to promote better understanding of the challenges of aging --
Perceptron learning rule and Convergence theorem.
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Whole Brain Teaching: 3rd Grade: Classroom Management
Watch first year teacher, Andrea Schindler, demonstrate features of Whole Brain Teaching's classroom management system with her inner city third graders. (7:14)
Anthropology of East Europe Review
The Anthropology of East Europe Review (AEER) is published twice a year by the East European Anthropology Group (EEAG), a group that specialises in Central and Eastern Europe, Balkans and the Post-Soviet societies of Europe and Asia. The journal is supported by the SOYUZ, the Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies. The journal website provides free open access to all articles and book reviews published since 2009. Lonks are given to abstrtacts and tables of contents of earloer mat
Pakistan blast kills teachers
Two roadside bombs detonate as a school bus passes, killing two teachers and injuring several students.
NOAA Careers and Technology
A career with NOAA could launch you all over the world, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the winter wonders of the South Pole. The challenges are endless. Employment in NOAA is a job with a mission. At NOAA, safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. It's all in a day's work. Imagine yourself. Careers in NOAA are as diverse as the line offices that make up the agency. More information can be found on the Office of Workforce Management website.
The Continental Congress
This is a very short overview of the formation and activities of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. It also contains short scenes of the Boston Tea Party and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Two minutes. Perhaps best as an introduction to the times. Needs far more data to be shown without outside resources
Why Study the Founding Fathers
Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.
The American Founding Fathers: Greatest Social Experiment in History
This video was created to encourage people to read the Constitution and read the words of the men that created our founding documents. It is an amateur video that has slides and lots of text with quotes from many famous people. It is a good quality video with many good quotes.
Functional analysis 2010
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2010. Functional analysis begins with a marriage of linear algebra and metric topology. These work together in a highly effective way to elucidate problems arising from differential equations. Solutions are sought in an infinite dimensional space of functions. This module paves the way by establishing the principal theorems (all due in part to the great Polish mathematician Stefan Banac
UT English Professor discusses changes to Huck Finn
UT English Professor Russell Reising on removing the "N-word" from the Mark Twain novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Thoughts on using Prezi as a Teaching Tool 21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT) Bridging Your Goals with Their Goals: A 'Context-driven Approach to Leadership' Icle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too "This is My Blue Canoe" song How to do the Heimlich Maneuver Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin K990367 DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Portrait of Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin (1786- 1859), c.1840-59 Anon. Francis Sacheverel Darwin, son of Erasmus Darwin and his second wife Elizabeth, and half Uncle to Charles Darwin.
This course explores how identities, whether of individuals or groups, are produced, maintained, and transformed. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives that deal with identity formation, including constructions of "the normal." We will explore the utility of these perspectives for understanding identity components such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, language, social class, and bodily difference. By semester's end students will unders
While changing jobs and shifting careers is hardly unusual in today's business world, Russ Palmer is somewhat unique in that he has been the leader of three very different organizations over the past several decades. He was CEO of Touche Ross (now Deloitte & Touche) for 10 years, dean of Wharton for seven years, and now owner, chairman and CEO of The Palmer Group, a corporate investment firm. Each of these positions required very different skills and the ability to adapt to a unique set of chall
A computer animated video version of Shel Silverstein's poem "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Yickle Me too."
This video sings a song titled "This Is My Blue Canoe". Pictures are shown as song is played. Some of the lyrics are "This is my canoe, my canoe is blue. My big blue canoe. My canoe goes up, my canoe goes down..Who is that in my blue canoe-a purple alligator, a green bumblebee, a polka dot turtle, and a pink ladybug. This cute song would be a great teaching resource for rhyming words, general music class, and for fun (3:08).
This is essential for all students to watch. It carefully shows how to do this life saving method. The video also explains why clearing the throat is essential. Run time 01:39.
21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT)
Bridging Your Goals with Their Goals: A 'Context-driven Approach to Leadership'
Icle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too
"This is My Blue Canoe" song
How to do the Heimlich Maneuver
Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin K990367 DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Portrait of Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin (1786- 1859), c.1840-59 Anon. Francis Sacheverel Darwin, son of Erasmus Darwin and his second wife Elizabeth, and half Uncle to Charles Darwin.
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Portrait of Sir Francis Sacheverel Darwin (1786- 1859), c.1840-59 Anon. Francis Sacheverel Darwin, son of Erasmus Darwin and his second wife Elizabeth, and half Uncle to Charles Darwin.