21L.325 Small Wonders: Staying Alive (MIT)
This course closely examines a coherent set of short texts and/or visual works. The selections may be the shorter works of one or more authors (poems, short stories or novellas), or short films and other visual media. Additionally, we will focus on formal issues and thematic meditations around the title of the course "Staying Alive." Content varies from semester to semester.
Education for Sustainable Development: a workshop for HE GEES Departments
This resource has been repurposed for the Educational Development Open Resources (EDOR) project, one of the OMAC Strand JISC/HEA UKOER Phase II Programme. This resource is based on a series of workshops on ESD that have been run by the HEA GEES Subject Centre for UK GEES departments over the last 7 years. It is increasingly expected that all graduates should have a good understanding of the importance of sustainable development and its implications for the workshop and lifestyles. For the GEES d
Silverlight TV 83: Using Wireframes to Visually Communicate a Windows Phone Experience In this episode, Corrina continues the Design Tips miniseries by sharing her insights on how to use wireframes to improve the design and development process for Windows Phone applications. She walks through why wireframeing is an important part of the process of creating a WP7 application. Corrina talks about the advantages of using wireframing and walks step by step through creating wireframes. Special Note: From the crew of Silverlight TV and Channel 9, we
In this episode, Corrina continues the Design Tips miniseries by sharing her insights on how to use wireframes to improve the design and development process for Windows Phone applications. She walks through why wireframeing is an important part of the process of creating a WP7 application. Corrina talks about the advantages of using wireframing and walks step by step through creating wireframes.
From the crew of Silverlight TV and Channel 9, we
The Daily 5
This animated video gives an overview of the Daily 5 classroom. The benefits are described along with sugggestions for resources to use in implementing the program. ( 3:05)
The week ahead: August 25th 2011
Libya enters the post-Qaddafi era, Japan gets a new prime minister and a deadline looms for cities hoping to host the 2020 Olympics
"Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley (poetry reading)
Every poet should write at least one monumental sonnet - this is Shelley's. The best version is by Vincent Price http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njdLBzGPCZw The "lone and level sands" is a desktop wallpaper http://www.leenwallpapers.com/1920x1200/LightBrownSandDesert.html I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said--"Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert....Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold co
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company at German Evangelical Luth
The Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 1888-1985, includes date, name, section and lot for burials in German Evangelical Lutheran St. Peter's Cemetery, North Side, Pittsburgh, PA, May 22, 1888 - September 9, 1985. Statistics are included at the conclusion of the records.
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Board of Registration Committee 1906-1936
This collection consists of several volumes of voter registration information for the many different wards of Pittsburgh as well as two volumes of minutes taken at meetings and one scrapbook.
Guide to the Records of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh, 1974-1980
This collection contains clippings, correspondence, press releases, program guides, reports, and a history of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh for the years 1974-1980.
Guide to the Records of the German Order of Harugari, Allegheny County, PA, Lodges, 1884-1915
This collection includes day books, record books, constitutions, registers, insurance policies, and nominations of members for various lodges of The German Order of the Harugari, located in Allegheny County, PA, 1884-1915.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Slovak Calvin United Presbyterian Church, Lakewood, OH., 1931-19
This collection contains the combined record book of the Slovak Calvin United Presbyterian Church, Lakewood, OH., 1931-1963. The records (in Slovak and English) consist of minutes of the sessions, annual congregational meetings, baptisms, and communions.
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly 3D Isometric Morph: December 1997 to Dece
An morph of sea surface temperature and height anomalies in the Pacific between December 1997 and December 1998, from NOAA AVHRR and TOPEX Poseidon
The Paper Crane
This video includes text, narration, and pictures for the story The Paper Crane by Molly Bang. The book is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (04:10)
Sample performance tasks for this book include:
Students identify words and phrases within Molly Bang’s The Paper Crane that appeal to the senses and suggest the feelings of happiness experienced by the owner of the restaurant (e.g., clapped, played, love
Sunday Service - 9/4/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Turning All into Alleluia." According to Psalm 150, we are all artists whose ultimate purpose is to glorify and enjoy God for ever. Sermon begins at 30: 19. Psalm 150 Bulletin: http://bit.ly/oPejSj
Reading Rainbow: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to the theatrical percussion group, Stomp. Gregory Hines reads Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin, a counting story that mentions all the different types of instruments that are played in bands and orchestras and the kinds of groups they make based on many play at once. (28:21)
Traveling in Dolakha district, Nepal
A Pulitzer Center grantee and fellow take a quick look at transportation in rural Nepal. Hanna Ingber Win and Anna Tomasulo are in Nepal to report on child marriage and its impact on maternal health.
Novel approach to develop nanostructured epoxy thermosets: study of the epoxidation of SIS block cop
Novel approach to develop nanostructured epoxy thermosets: study of the epoxidation of SIS block copolymer, Martins Alho, Miriam, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology is a course offered by the University of Washington Tacoma Education Program. The course recognizes the reality that K-12 teachers are often forced to alter or update existing curriculum or create units of curriculum from scratch. Knowing some methods of curriculum design and instructional design can assist teachers in meeting this need for both classroom instruction and online instruction.
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Israel Goshen and Emil Aybinder
"From Safed to Jerusalem" - A Concert of Jewish Soul Music, Yad Vashem Israel Goshen and Emil Aybinder On August 24, 2011, a concert of Jewish soul music was held in Yad Vashem's Valley of the Communities. "From Safed to Jerusalem — A Concert of Jewish Soul Music" was held in the presence of hundreds of Holocaust survivors, their families and friends of Yad Vashem from Israel and abroad