Georgetown Daily 5, Part 1
This selection contains a video of a teacher describing strategies she uses for read to self and read to someone in her classroom. Several tips are provided for helping students achieve success including keeping students on-task and a framework for defining unknown words. ( 7:26)
Plenary 4: P4-4 and P4-5 (July 28, 2011)
P4-4 W, Z and Top: An Overview - Joao Guimaraes
P4-5 Jets in Standard Model and Beyond Standard Model Physics - Gavin Salam
Upper Intermediate Lesson S2 #12 - Finding a Job in Japan 4 - Learn to Ask Politely
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. What if you need to ask for a favor in Japanese, but don’t know how to do it politely? You don’t want to seem rude, and you don’t want to make demands, right? Chances are you’ll need a favor at some point. What if you need a ride or directions? Ask [...]
Sid the Science Kid-"I'm Gonna Be a Big Rain Cloud" Song
One little cloud was dreaming out loud and this was her plan. I've got big dreams. I'm gonna make you proud. I'm gonna grow, and grow, and grow and til I am a big rain cloud. Key vocabulary words include water vapor and precipitation. This is a wonderful resource to build background knowledge for our young students and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on types of weather and/or water cycle. (1:34)
Basic Overview of Probability
In this eight-minute video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, gives an introduction to probability using computer software.
Internship Opportunities at Johnson Space Center
This is an intern recruitment video for business students at NASA's Johnson Space Center. There are diverse, exciting opportunities available for business students here at Johnson Space Center, ranging from finance, to procurement and budgeting, to public affairs. Now more than ever, NASA needs talented students from around the country, who are ready for a unique working environment and experience.
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
Joshua D. Hornig , M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Joshua D. Hornig , M.D.,who was awarded his M.D. from the University of Alberta, did his Residency at the University of Alberta and completed his fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. His specialties include, endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery, transcutaneous thyroid laser surgery, facial plastic surgery, microvascular reconstructive surgery, head and neck tumors. Dr. Hornig is Board Certified in Otolaryngology.
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)
Imaging: Storing your Photos
Video: Imaging: Storing your Photos Episode 7 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to save your pictures for later use.
Boom Boom Kapow
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.