Breakingviews: SNB presses Credit Suisse
July 18 - Credit Suisse gives in to pressure from the Swiss National Bank to raise its capital base, and Breakingviews Assistant Editor Peter Thal Larsen says the move should be enough to placate investors.
ABC's and Phonics with Puppy Dog
Strong visuals, letter repetition, and a comprehensive review teach children the alphabet. Live action of children singing and dancing while the traditional ABC song is sung. At 4 minutes and 25 seconds, simple objects are introduced for the letter "A." Snippet ends there. Video introduction is nearly 2 minutes long. (5:03)
The Cricket in Times Square: A Trip to Times Square
A sixth grader gives a tour of riding the subway to Times Square to go with the book The Cricket in Times Square. (6:37)
Rounding a Decimal
Rounding a decimal to the thousandth, hundredth, tenth, and ones place by sixth-graders. They did a fantastic job. (02:43)
Hai Gia Vinta La Causa, Act 3 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Live performance conducted by Karl Bohm. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings the role of the Count. (5:43)
Onomázein : Journal of Linguistics, Philology and Translation
'Onomázein' is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal of linguistics, philology and translation by the Faculty of Humanities at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. It publishes articles, reviews, and interviews in Spanish, English, and French within the field, although contributions in Spanish feature more often. In any case, an English version of the title and the abstract are provided. Likewise, although the study of the Spanish language has been widely covered by the journal, editors a
How Paddle on the Surf Board
In this video two minute video the basics of how to paddle on a surf board are explained in lecture format.
Declaration of Independence
Interviews about how the Declaration came to be and the many issues and what was happening at that time are explained. Goes over some of the major phrases and what they meant as written in the Declaration.
Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
This is the website of the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, a non-governmental research institute based in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The name Aal al-Bayt is a reference to the family of the Prophet Muhammad, to which Jordanian royal family claim descent. This choice of name is intentionally aimed at bringing together the various schisms within Islam, particularly that between Sunnis and Shi’is. This interest in dialogue and reconciliation extends also to inter-faith
Dan Siegel, "Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain" | Talks at Google
Dan Siegel visited Google LA to discuss his book "Brainstorm - The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain". This talk took place on March 10, 2014.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture - Gurbaksh Chahal
A. Richard Newton Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series Speaker-Gurbaksh Chahal, Founder & CEO, RadiumOne More information on this series: http://funginstitute.berkeley.edu/programs/distinguished-innovator-lecture-series
The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
BSHS [British Society for the History of Science] monographs
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) publishes work of lasting scholarly value that might not otherwise be made available, and aids the dissemination of innovative projects advancing scholarship or education in the field. Past monographs have been digitised and are available for free download. Print copies are available for purchase. Titles available include: "To See the Fellows Fight: Eye Witness Accounts of Meetings of the Geological Society of London and Its Club, 1822-1868";
Climate change: challenge or swindle?
Reverend Professor Ian James questions whether climate change is a challenge or a swindle and presents some of the certainties, complexities and controversies from the science of climate change.
15 Exeter College
A short overview of Exeter College including its history and facilities.
Graphing Linear Inequalities from Standard Form
Instructor uses power point to demonstrate how to graph linear inequalities in standard form. Examples model finding the x- and y-intercepts, drawing a line through the two intercepts and forming a boundary line. The instructor then discusses whether the boundary line is dashed or solid and which way to shade the inequality, above or below the boundary line.
Secrets Of Egypt: Cleopatra (Part 5/5)
'Cleopatra VII Philopator (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; January 69 BC –August 12, 30 BC) was the last effective pharaoh of Egypt's Ptolemaic dynasty, (Cleopatra VII, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary features narration and scholarly commentary and is suitable for high school students. Contains content from National Geographic.
NEA's Read Across America
Read Across American kick-off video for the March 2, 2011 event. This is a promotional to minute video, but it does give a background to why the Day is celebrated and its importance. May be slow loading.
Build-A-Word - Vine
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters V, I, N, and E to build the word "vine." After the word is built, it transforms into a vine made of the letters used. (1:01)
How a Computer CD Rom Works
This is a very brief (00:26) video that has information about how a Computer CD-ROM works.