Rock & Read with Larry Kirwan
The Missouri State University Public Affairs Conference kicked off with a "rockin" performance by Larry Kirwan, playwright, author, radio host and lead vocalist/guitarist for New York City-based Celtic rock band Black 47. Kirwan performed songs and read from his works, including his novel, "Rockin' in the Bronx."
Announcement of Cal Performances' 2012/13 Season
Matías Tarnopolsky presents Cal Performances' 2012/13 Season at a preview event to Producer's Circle donors on 4/23/12 and to the press on 4/24/12.
IPL: Ken Hodge : Sports Psychology; its the thought that counts - Video
Inaugural Professorial Lecture from Ken Hodge of the School of Physical Education. The lecture was entitled "Sports Psychology: It's the thought that counts." The IPL was delivered on Tuesday 17th of April 2012.
Singapore Math--Ten Frames Fact Practice
Before you break out those flash cards to have students practice their addition and subtraction facts, think about what visual models you used to teach them! Identification of number and its value (not symbolic representation) is a helpful tool when a student needs to practice facts. Listen to this teacher walk us through the language. Watch our for the "So...." statement that really ties the concept back to the learning experience and encourages math communication through modeling met
The Demands of Justice
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen delivers Kroc Institute's 2012 Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy. http://kroc.nd.edu/ Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, Amartya Sen is best known for his commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the world's poorest people. After a childhood encounter with famine victims in Bengal, India (now part of Bangladesh), he has spent a lifetime fighting poverty through research, analysis, and advocacy of human development informed by an ethical d
RI Communication Channels 2010 Election
Dr Paul Baines discusses his research on how the British General Election campaign influenced voting intentions and what role was played by different communication channels.
Excerpt from So Many Plants... So Little Time
Excerpt from the Dr. Eugene Maurakis documentary 'So Many Plants... So Little Time: Disappearing Knowledge and the Fate of Future Generations.' Companion documentary to the 'Musical Seeds and Medicine Leaves' children's book and research project about the relationships among culture, people and plants in the U.S. Virgin Islands. © 2012 Dances with Chubs Productions, Maurakis Publishers. Used with permission.
Visual Learning Bridge: Understanding 1 as a Fraction
This interactive video introduces students to the number 1 as a fraction. Students will easily understand the colorful and concrete visuals. Words appear on bottom of screen as speaker talks. This is a great resource to use as an introduction and/or to review in the elementary classroom. (2:21)
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Do Lectures: Presence
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Pam Weiss, Founder of Appropriate Response. She gives an incredible introduction into the abundance that comes from being mindful and present that will never think or look at a sycamore tree the same way again. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for
Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
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Dr. Schmidlin, Severe Weather Expert
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Neil Patrick Harris on New Mexico
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, Neil Patrick Harris talks about his home state of New Mexico and why he thinks it is a magical place. He recommends tourists see the Carlsbad Caverns. (2:23)
Tower Poetry 2012: Postcards
Lucy Hely-Hutchinson reads her entry for the 2012 Tower Poetry Competition
'Dealin'' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki MadhubutiProgram focuses on the meaning, nature, and support of the liberation of African countries by African Americans. Program segments include an excerpt from Henry Johnson's film on the African Liberation Day March in Washington, DC, May 27, 1972 (including footage of Boston residents preparing for the trip to Washington, DC, and event speeches by Charles Diggs, Michigan Congressman and United Nations Delegate and organizer for African self
Six universities -- including Carnegie Mellon University - represented the United States and the United Kingdom in a first-of-its-kind laptop orchestra performance on April 16, 2012. Software created by students at CMU made it possible to connect the six orchestras over the Internet. Roger Dannenberg, CMU associate research professor of computer science, music and art, conducted the orchestra in real time using high quality audio and video links. The performance by this Federation of Laptop Or
New 'Smart' Garden at Duke
The new garden at Duke's Smart Home applies technologies for cultivating and landscaping. Learn more at http://smarthome.duke.edu.
ISS Update: Supermoon
Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring narrates video of the "supermoon" captured from the International Space Station during Expedition 31. 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.