Google Search Tools
This slideshow (33 slides) teaches how to use the various tools of Google, such as: Google 411, the Search Option sidebar, the Wonder Wheel, Google Chrome, the Google Timeline, Google Images, Google Life Magazine Photos, Google Books, etc. There is no narration. The viewer can learn by watching the slideshow, but the slideshow can be enhanced with information from a technology educator. There is no narration.
Discovering the Internet: Better Searches
Refine your search terms to get the results that you need. The more specific you are the better the results will be. Putting terms in quotes, using logical operators in capital letters, using help, advanced search will get the results you need.
Google: Web Search Tools
This slideshow offers an overview of Google that includes a little history, with views of the inside of Google headquarters. This slideshow shows briefly how to use the Google Booksearch, Google Calculator, Google Site Search Google Maps, etc. There are questions for students at the end of the slideshow.
How To Do Keyword Research With Google Adwords Keyword Tool
Wordtracker is great but you can do some great keyword research for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) using google adwords external keyword tool! Keyword research is important, this video shows you how to be successful in your search. (7:36)
American Black Bears are Unwanted House Guests - BBC Wildlife
American black bears are unwanted house guests in their search for food in this David Attenborough narrated video from BBC wildlife. The video (03:37) shows bears eating dog food set out for pets and going through garbage cans.
"Sonnet 147 - My love is as a fever.." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
A frightening Halloween poem from Bill the Bard. It calls to mind a situation that is all-too real. It is perhaps the most frightening thing of all - the discovery that you have been deceived, that your beloved never loved you. While you were at work labouring to provide a good life for your loved ones, your wife was amusing herself with her back-door man: the local, handsome ne'e-do-well who never did an honest day's work in his life. Now you must continue to work hard to support them bot
1st Reader - Lesson I
Learn "The Grammar of English" using McGuffey's Readers.
In this lesson learn:
oo as in:
(long e) as in:
(er, ir,or,ur) as in:
In search of blue oceans
First came the book and now there is an institute in the making. The international bestseller, ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’ written by INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, sold more than a million copies in its first year of publication and is being published in a record-breaking 39 languages. Although there are no plans for a follow-up book at this stage, INSEAD is currently setting up the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. In a rare interview, Kim and Mauborgne told Knowledge th
How to Use WatchKnow
While many have said WatchKnow is easy to use, we think it can't hurt to explain it with a nice screencast. So here you go--how to use WatchKnow, in under four minutes. Covers opening categories; opening video pages; watching and rating videos; drilling down into the Directory; using the age filter; using the search engine to find categories and videos, and to locate where categories are in the Directory; getting an account; how educational professionals should sign up for an account; and My
Mid-South Pastor to meet with First Lady
Mississippi's obesity rate is currently the highest in the nation. First Lady Michelle Obama makes a visit to Hernando, MS to speak with a local leaders, including pastor Michael Minor, to address the growing problem of childhood obesity. This short video is a clip from the local news report on health and wellness. Run time 02:16
Trailer: Passport to the Universe (Narrated by Tom Hanks)
The American Museum of Natural History is launching a double feature of the Museum's space shows as part of the year-long celebration commemorating the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space. The double feature includes the Museum's first two space shows: "Passport to the Universe" (narrated by Tom Hanks), which launches visitors on a thrilling trip through space and time; and "The Search For Life: Are We Alone?" (narrated by H
The Instructional Use of Learning Objects
This is the online version of The Instructional Use of Learning Objects, a new book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning. You can read the full text of the book here for free.
What’s your CEO really worth? INSEAD’s Corporate Governance Initiative creates a model.
If there is a culprit behind the dismal state of corporate governance today, INSEAD Professor Ludo Van der Heyden blames Wall Street capitalism.
How to Search You Tube Effectively
There are ways to get the exact videos that you want. One way is to type in the search bar allintitle:(what you are searching for). If you are looking for a tutorial type that in the search bar-Excel Tutorial. There are other tips given in this video.
The Effects of Green House Gases
Methane, water vapour, nitrous oxide and ozone are the green houses
gases, which exist in the earth’s atmosphere. They absorb thermal
radiations that are breathed out by the earth’s surface and reflect it
back to the earth, thereby serving as a blanket preventing the earth
from heat loss and keeping temperatures constant and perfect for animals
to live, and plants to grow.
For years now, rising temperatures have been a particularly hot topic
"Environmental Degradation and Deforestation in Thailand and Cambodia"
Alan Kolata is Neukom Family Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly g
"Environmental Disaster in the Marshes of Southern Iraq"
Josh Ellis has an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies/Public Policy, University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies,
"Ecology, Human Rights, and Large Dam Projects in South Asia"
Kathleen Morrison is Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for International Studies, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, tw
"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
"Immigrant Organizations in the U.S.: Opportunities and Challenges" (video)
A talk by Oscar Chacón, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC). From the Katz Center for Mexican Studies.