Consulting pupils about teaching and learning
Decades of calls for educational reform have not succeeded in making schools places where all young people want to and are able to learn. It is time to invite students to join the conversations about how we might accomplish that. (Cook-Sather, 2002) Consultation is about responding to that situation – about understanding what learning is like from the pupil perspective and trying to get bits of it better for different pupils and different groups of pupils. The Project was designed to re
Virtue Under Fire: Leadership Attributes Required in 21st Century Combat
The purpose of this study is to examine sources of leader attributes and values of U. S. Army officers and to ascertain which attributes and values commissioned officers find most applicable to modern combat. The study compares the theoretical attributes taught in Army officer education programs with the attributes and values practiced by four commissioned officers in Iraq, Somalia, Rwanda, and Afghanistan. In narrative case study form, it presents a phenomenological exploration of the philosoph
Film in Composition: Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through the Study of Film in First-Year Com
Film in composition: Developing critical thinking skills through the study of film in first-year composition presents an investigation of the application of film study in college writing instruction. The first two chapters argue for the inclusion of film in the teaching of writing; explore the cultural, social, and political relevance of film for the field of composition; and present a review of the theoretical and pedagogical applications of film study in secondary English and first-year writin
Science in Focus: Energy
Explore the notion of "conservation of energy" the idea that energy can neither be created nor destroyed.,An elementary school class looks around their school for items that use energy and then talk about ways they can use less energy.
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer probes to find out the student's ideas about the process of how rock was broken down to form sand. The student indicates tides as the factor. The interviewer probes further to ask the student about waves and the student tries to connect the waves to his idea about tides. The interviewer also uses familiar phenomena such as what happens to you when a wave hits you as well as providing water for a s
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I do believe that fatigue and exposure this march exceeded any ever before experienced by the Army of the Cumberland A great many of the Soldiers were prostrated with sickness your correspondent unfortunately happening to be one of the number I have not been able to do duty for three weeks but I am better now I shall be able for duty soon the health of the army is in good condition now the boys have recovered from the effects of the last march and are ready for another movement we are enc
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8.2 John Locke on Personal Identity
Part 8.2. Looks at John Locke's view of personal identity; how consciousness and 'personal history' distinguish personal identity and the idea of memory as crucial for personal identity.
8.1 Introduction to Personal Identity
Part 8.1. Introduces the concept of personal identity, what is it to be a person, whether someone is the same person over time and Leibniz's law of sameness.
Krista Tippett, Founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith": "Reading from 'Spea
The founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith" will read from her book. Leigh Schmidt (Department of Religion), Matt Hedstrom (Center for the Study of Religion), and Judith Weisenfeld (Department of Religion) will be the panel participants. Carolyn Rouse, Department of Anthropology, will serve as moderator. A journalist and former diplomat, Krista Tippett conceived the idea for "Speaking of Faith" while consulting for the ecumenical institute of St. John's Abbey, Collegevil
High early scores for video game biz
The video game business is getting a boost this holiday season thanks to winning new products like Xbox Kinect and PlayStation Move.
Vi på Klartext berättade att 50 extra poliser skickas till Malmö. Dessutom berättade vi att olje-olyckan i havet utanför USA kanske hade gott att undvika.
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 #3
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 Policy Advice to the Governor Transportation and Infrastructure Dan Grabauskas
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Launches Latino Social Services Initiative
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice is developing its Latino Social Services & Policy Initiative, designed to address issues that impact the Latino community, including education, health care, citizenship and more. As a part of this initiative, the School is hosting numerous events and lectures. In addition, it is introducing new courses, such as Cuba: Education, Culture & Social Services, along with courses on immigration. In this video, Ezekiel Dixon-Román,
Christmas tree trends by Michigan State's Bert Cregg
Bert Cregg, an associate professor in Michigan State University's Department of Horticulture and Department of Forestry, discusses the latest trends in Christmas trees and the holiday experience of selecting one.
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit n
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Excellent audio/visual version of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels. Audio is heard over slideshow of Gettysburg and Civil War era images. Run time 02:49
Village seed banks: an integrated seed system for improved seed production and supply - a case study
Title: Village seed banks: an integrated seed system for improved seed production and supply - a case study Authors: Reddy, C.R. (Ch Ravinder Reddy); Nigam, S.N.; Rao, P.P. (P. Parthasarathy Rao); Ahmed, S.; Ratnakar, R.; Alur, A.; Kumar, A.A. (A. Ashok Kumar); Reddy, B.V.S. (Belum V. S. Reddy); Gowda, C.L.L. Abstract: Quality seed of improved varieties is an important basic input for enhancing productivity of any crop species. Existing mechanisms to meet the groundnut seed requirements of sma