Best Practices Weekly-Context Clue Strategies
In this Best Practices Weekly video, teacher Elliott reviews an article from The Reading Teacher on Context Clue strategies. The key components include the following: collaborate and elaborate, assess, and teacher talk. This is a great resource to help teachers to improve reading instruction in the classroom. (5:26)
Raft Spider Hunting and Catching Water Boatman
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Raft Spider hunting and catching a Water Boatman. This large brown and white spider has long, sturdy legs and an oval-shaped abdomen. There are striking pale stripes along the sides of both the carapace and the abdomen. These stripes are due in part to a row of white hairs. Males are similar in appearance to females, although they have smaller abdomens. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg
Top Tips for Prospective Students
Thinking about applying to Cambridge? Here's some friendly advice from our current students to help you out.
You can find lots more videos featuring our current students, as well as some student blogs, at http://www.BeCambridge.com. Make sure to check out our 'Applying to Cambridge' series of videos for a step-by-step guide to the application process!
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Hamster Burial
Sadie Howes '11 recounts to her parents, Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85, how she and her friends -- in their desire to find a suitable place to bury their deceased hamster -- settled on the university president's garden.
An Ornithologist’s Job
Jarrod Santora, professor at the college of Staten Island, is an ornithologist, a person who studies birds. In this WILD TV video segment, Jarrod explains the banding system. The band is an aluminum ring with a unique nine-digit number on it. No two birds have the same numbers on their bands, so ornithologists can easily identify the bird. Jarrod uses all of his senses to study birds. When birds are netted and caught, Jarrod weighs them and records their age and other important in
The Rutland Institute For Ethics 10th Anniversary Gala at Clemson University
April 10th, 2012 - Integrity, ethics, athletics: In It To Win It, A conversation on ethics and integrity in intercollegiate athletics.
Keynote Speaker: Brad Wolverton, a senior editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Panelists included members of the NCAA Working Group on Collegiate Model Rules, charged with rewriting NCAA athletic rules. Chancellor Harvey Perlman, University of Nebraska, Chancellor Charles Nelms, NCCU and Jim Barker, President of Clemson University.
Freshwater White-Clawed Crayfish Mating
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a pair of Freshwater White-Clawed Crayfish mating. The only freshwater crayfish native to the UK, this species is olive-green to brown in color and can reach up to 12 centimetres in length. The common name refers to the fact that the undersides of the claws are off-white to pinkish in color. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:55)
Formation Médicale 2011 – La formation à la recherche, quand et pour qui ?
Titre : Formation Médicale 2011 – La formation à la recherche, quand et pour qui ?
Intervenant : Joël MENARD (Paris).
Résumé : Table ronde : une formation commune, des métiers multiples.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors des Etats Généraux de la Formation Médicale (EGFM) : Enjeux, Parcours, Evaluation. Table ronde
Constructing the Head and Brain of Vertebrates || Radcliffe Institute
Nicole Le Douarin (Honorary Professor, Collège de France) explores the neural crest, an important embryonic structure that appeared in primitive vertebrates.
00:00:00: Welcome (Lizabeth Cohen, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study)
00:07:08: Introduction (Catherine Dulac, Harvard University)
00:15:20: "Constructing the Head and Brain of Vertebrates" (Nicole Le Douarin, Collège de France)
01:19:47: Question-and-answer period
March 5, 2012
Phil Hanlon Budget Talk.mov
University of Michigan Provost Philip Hanlon discusses the school's budget and fields questions from students. March 22, 2012
Lee Hall III
Clemson University Professor Emeritus, John Jacques, talks about the expansion and renovation of Lee Hall.
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