ASSET4 ESG - Using the Company Level Template
This video demonstrates how to access a sampling of company-level environmental, social, and governance data using ThomsonReuters’ Datastream. ASSET4 ESG-- Environmental, Social, and Governance data -- is available to the MIT community via the dedicated Datastream workstation at Dewey Library. For questions and assistance, visit http://libraries.mit.edu/ask-us/ .
"Social Psychology, Spring 2009"
" Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate
Mind Reading Number Trick
This video challenges students to identify all numbers between 50 and 100 in which both digits must be even and not the same digit. The narrator identifies the numbers with these characterisitcs and gives the students a " mind-reading" trick to use with them. ( 2:30)
Effective Writing Skills
This selection features a slide show which provides six writing tips for better business communications ( use resonant characters, choose strong action verbs, place no more than eight words between the noun and verb, link information with explicit connectors, lead from old information to new, and use problem/solution/action paradigm). Each tip is clearly explained with an example. The tips discussed in the video can be applied to forms of writing other than business writing. ( 10:01)
Governor Deval Patrick at Northeastern
Governor Deval Patrick addressed more than 300 teens at the National Urban League Youth Summit
149: M&As in China: do politics still speak louder than money?
A couple of foreign M&A's of Chinese companies look likely to go through. Is it just a chip in the Great Wall of protectionism or a real shift in policy? Veteran Chinese executive and entrepreneur Warren Liu discusses the implications for MNCs in China.
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 [...]
From Ridiculous to Brilliant: Why We Play at Work
The American workplace might be better off if it borrowed some concepts from a typical kindergarten classroom, including bins with toys, and unstructured time with friends. Two partners from IDEO, a global power in design and branding, discuss the importance of play in their creative process, and offer techniques that other organization
Innovation through Experimentation: Kiyoe Wellington
In this From the Top at Carnegie Hall video segment, hear a young double bassist from Hawaii play a soulful contemporary piece.
Make Classroom Posters with Microsoft Excel
Using Blue Web'n as a Teaching Resource
This video is a middle school project on Greek columns that are used in everyday life. Images of columns are set to music and the style of column along with the location of where it was found is printed on the screen. (01:34)
10 Facts About Cheese in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about cheese. Some of the facts include the following: name, hardness, room temperature, smells, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and above. This age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:43)
10 Facts About Bears in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about bears. Some of the facts include the following: species, size, bite force, climbers, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:40)
Bear Facts About Hibernation
Ever wonder how bears hibernate all winter long? Let's make sense of it with science! This video gives good facts about how bears hibernate. Pictures are shown on screen as well as content information. This video would work well in conjunction with a lesson/unit on mammals, forest animals, bears, etc. or as a companion to nonfiction/fiction stories about animals or bears. (1:49)
What Is A Pinceone? It All Makes Sense with Science
Ever wonder what a pinecone does? Let's make sense of it with science. Pines are evergreen conifers and the oldest living trees on the planet. This informative, short video gives great facts about male and female pinecones and how pollination occurs. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on trees, living things, and/or pollination. It would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on trees, plants,