Chatterbox and Family Literacy in Trinidad and Tobago
These modules are placed together to encourage dialogue among teachers about new ways to approach the study and teaching of Literacy. The hope is that the pragmatic slant described here will assist others in looking for "home-grown", workable approaches that could solve Literacy problems.
Science: Powered by HUBzero
Imagine an "app store" for scientists, engineers, and educators filled with simulation and modeling tools; not simple Java applets, but real research codes that tackle difficult problems and may require substantial computing power drawn from the cloud. Imagine a new way of publishing scientific work that involves not just articles about those tools, but the tools themselves, online and accessible to the world through an ordinary Web browser. Imagine an array of databases at your fingertips, wi
Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
Welcome Week 3 EDD547
19.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Indien hat nach eigenen Angaben erfolgreich eine atomwaffenfähige Langstreckenrakete getestet. Der Versuch der Interkontinental-Rakete vom Typ Agni-V sei ein "hundertprozentiger Erfolg gewesen", sagte Vijay Saraswat, der Leiter der Entwicklungsbehörde des Verteidigungsministeriums (DRDO), die die Rakete gebaut hat. Sie hat eine Reichweite von me
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
Bob Dylan. Pete Seeger was one of Bob Dylan&rs
Horse Uses Treadmill Under Penn Vet Supervision
Located on 678 acres of scenic rural land in Kennett Square, Pa., the New Bolton Center provides education, treatment, and scientific research into the welfare of large food, farm, and athletic animals. It is home to one of the largest and most respected equine surgical and treatment facilities in the nation. At the Center, racehorses, show horses, work horses, and pet horses receive routine, emergency, and intensive veterinary care that ranges from sports medicine and reproductive services to
Finding Common Denominator
This selection teaches three ways to find a common denominator: see if the smaller denominator goes into the larger one, multiply the two denominators, or find the least common multiple. An example of each method is worked on an interactive white board. ( 3:07)
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Cluster Discussion 3
Learn More: http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
Game On! How Playful Learning Works Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
Kodu, a game-based learning environment is designed to introduce children to computational thinking and programming, giving them identities as game designers within online communities. The presentation will discuss the way in which Kodu allows young learners to use their experience as gamers to explore the key computational principles, thinking, and activities in computer science and engineering that lie “under the hood&
Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
30.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Angesichts der Haftbedingungen für die ukrainische Ex-Regierungschefin Julia Timoschenko erhöhen deutsche Politiker weiter den Druck auf die Führung in Kiew. Als erstes Kabinettsmitglied sprach sich Bundesumweltminister Norbert Röttgen gegen Politiker-Besuche bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft in der Ukraine aus. Es müsse verhindert werden, das
Upper Beginner #9 - What Time is Curfew at the Japanese Game Arcade?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re rushing to pick up your little brother from the Japanese game arcade you left him in while you did a bit of shopping. You arrive right on time to collect him as the game arcade curfew starts, but he’s nowhere to be seen. You wonder if your Japanese is good [...]
ISS Update: Wearable Technology
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lynnette Madison talks with Human Interface Engineer Cory Simon about wearable technology containing sensors, displays and controls to assist future astronauts and augment their capability to perform more elaborate and complex tasks. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)