Improving the effectiveness of pupil group work: report on first results from the TLRP phase 2 SPRin
The main impetus for the SPRinG (Social Pedagogic Research into Grouping) project was to address the wide gap between the potential of group work to influence learning, motivation and attitudes to learning, and relationships in the classroom, on the one hand, and the limited use of group work in schools, on the other hand. Pupils rarely receive training in group working, and teachers are often unsure of its benefits and place in the curriculum. The SPRinG project was therefore set up to develop,
Tucson Nature Conservancy Rivers
Arizona Project WET Water Investigations Program The Nature Conservancy Science Video This video introduces the awesome science TNC Scientists are doing in Arizona and explores Arizona's important natural resources, including wildlife and water. It is intended for students and teachers in the Water Investigations Program to watch as part of Unit 3, Lesson 7. Students and teachers should send any questions they have about the video to their Community Coordinator.
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
This video begins with a simple inequality, then explains how to graph the inequality. The instructor begins by showing how to graph the boundary line, then tells how to show the correct solution set on the graph by shading.
21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental issues and debates in the writing of history. It will feature innovative historical accounts written in recent years. The class will consider such questions as the words historians use, their language, sources, methods, organization, framing, and style. How does the choice of each of these affect the historian's work? How does the author choose, analyze, and present evidence? How effective are different methodologies?
MA in Creative Arts Therapies, Art Therapy Option
http://creativeartstherapies.concordia.ca/programs/art-therapy-ma/ Concordia University's MA in Creative Arts Therapies, Art Therapy Option, established in 1982, is the only full master's level professional training program in Canada within a Creative Arts Therapies environment. It is recognized as an accredited art therapy training program by the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA) and the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). The program is designed to offer intensive preparation for
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The Olive Tree and Other Songs.... Latter Day Saint Temples
Three really good songs from the Latter Day Mormon audio track with pictures of beautiful temples.
Does the Mind have a Future?
Baroness Greenfield discusses how Information Technology is changing the way humans think and feel. Whilst there are clear benefits, she also highlights the less desirable consequences, and suggests how best to minimise these threats. The human brain is exquisitely sensitive to the environment. The brain is personalised even in clones (identical twins), as different experiences drive the unique configuration of different brain connections. These connections are constantly changed and updated by
Edward IV and the Duke of Clarance
This video outlines Edward IV's controversial marriage to Elizabeth Wood ville. Edward and Elizabeth's daughter (also named Elizabeth) would go on to marry Henry VII therefore Edward and Elizabeth Wood ville were Henry VIII's maternal grandparents. Edward's brother, the duke of Clarence claims the throne. He was arrested in 1478, found guilty and executed. (5:12)
What Happens When A Stroke Occurs?
A public service announcement video about stroke and the symptoms of stroke. Different people are shown on the video explaining different symptoms. (0:36)
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
St Hilda's College: Medieval and Modern Languages
Experiencing St Hilda's College: Helen Swift talks to Lucia Nixon, Tutor for Admissions, about why study Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College.
The history and uses of Aspirin
Professor Mike Stillings talks about the history and uses of Aspirin. Length: 20 minutes
How To Use GRID Technology for Building Next Generation Learning Environments
Grid technologies promise to improve the way we think about e-learning allow-ing wide-scale learning resources sharing in heterogeneous and geographi-cally distributed environments consenting, in this way, the implementation of distributed learning spaces where different organizations and individuals are able to cooperate in pursuing similar and complementary learning and training objectives. But is the e-learning ready for this evolution? In this paper we try, starting from an existing e-learni
2.000 How and Why Machines Work (MIT)
Subject studies how and why machines work, how they are conceived, how they are developed (drawn), and how they are utilized. Students learn from the hands-on experiences of taking things apart mentally and physically, drawing (sketching, 3D CAD) what they envision and observe, taking occasional field trips, and completing an individual term project (concept, creation, and presentation). Emphasis on understanding the physics and history of machines.
Film in history/history in film
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protes
Capoeira Facts : History of Capoeira
The history of capoeira begins with Afro-Brazilian slaves that needed to disguise self-defense training with graceful, dance-like moves. Understand how capoeira came to be. Run time 01:56.