Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
Where to Authenticate Your Baseball Autographs
An owner of a card trading store explains that in order to get a baseball autograph authenticated, buy it from a local hobby dealer or a dealer in autographs. He shows some examples of various collectible baseballs and discusses a couple of the most highly respected companies that sell authenticated items.
Introduction to Algebra
This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on what is algebra, what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and expressions. The tutor explains the use of proper notation, how to combine like terms, find the negation of an algebraic expression, how to evaluate an expression (by hand and by using your calculator), and finally, there is a VERY detailed section on how to translate English phrases into algebraic expressions.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Making the Most of Community Resources
Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students
develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. A visual art t
Roller Coaster Design
From DragonflyTV. Tyler and Aditya are roller coaster maniacs! The boys head to the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, to ride a roller coaster simulator. They took a measuring device called an accelerometer to find out which part of the simulation produced the most g-forces. Unfortunately, the simulator didn't produce the actual g's of a roller coaster. So they then took the accelerometers to a real roller coaster at a local amusement park and measured the number of g's on the ac
KS1/2 Science – Dancing in Science: Lesson Review
The resource is a fifteen minute Teachers TV programme showing how dance and science can be taught together through the topic of ‘ourselves’. The video opens with a scene of children in the school hall with a voice over providing an overview of the approaches demonstrated. The rest of the programme is seen through the eyes of the class teacher and the local science adviser who discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the lesson. Although the opening credits suggest this is key stage 1 science
Linda Hallenbeck, 5th Grade
Population data gathered from gravestones in the local cemetery helps students examine the processes of scientific inquiry. In this integrated science/social studies unit, students work in collaborative groups discussing and making decisions as they collect, sort, research, create and plan and investigation, and present information gathered to the whole class.
Healthy School Meals and Educational Outcomes
This is a research report published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) that examines the impact of introducing healthy school meals on educational outcomes, as measured through Key Stage 2 test scores, within a single Local Authority. Claims are made that, following the implementation of the Jamie Oliver 'Feed Me Better' campaign in 2004, improvements were noted for test scores in English and science, and levels of authorised absence were reduced.
One Fine Day - King County Library System
Watch as a librarian recites a rhyme about a bear who meets on bee on a search for honey "One Fine Day". (0:23)
IELTS discussion essay writing (part 2 of 5)
Part 2 of 5 in the tutorial of how to write a discussion essay.This video makes an outline and the introduction paragraph. (4:55)
How to Adjust and Change Line Spacing in Microsoft Word
To adjust and change line spacing in Microsoft Word, click on the desired text, select "Alignment and Spacing" from the formatting palette and find "Line Spacing" to choose single, one and a half or double spacing. Adjust the line spacing in a Word document with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (01:37) This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to full screen to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.<
How to Change Page Margins in Microsoft Word
When using Microsoft Word, change the page margins by going to "Page Layout" view, clicking on "Margins" and selecting the appropriate margin widths for the document. See how a document will print with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (02:32)
Note: This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to 'full screen' to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.
Kyle Parker is a co
How to Create Forms in Microsoft Word
Forms can be created in Microsoft Word by going to "View," selecting "Tools" and clicking on "Forms" to customize a form with blank spaces and drop-down menus. Create form documents in Word with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs.
How to Create Templates (Stationery) in Microsoft Word
To create templates or stationery in Microsoft Word, create the document with any desired background and clip art, go to "File," click on "Save As" and save the document as a document template instead of a Word document. Create templates for multiple documents with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs.
Note: This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to 'full screen' to see the areas highlighted on the scree
Gimp Tutorial: Eraser to Transparent Background Removal
Very basic tutorial on removing backgrounds/cutting out an image. (8:58)
GIMP 2.3 Tutorial - Face Replace (Part 2)
In the second part of this tutorial you will finish learning techniques to replace the face in one image with another. (2:21)
Singular, Plural, and Non-Count Nouns
This tutorial describes the difference between singular and plural nouns, as well as other number class related issues. Many examples and clear definitions make this video easy to follow. Other areas of the English language that change due to singular and plural forms are addressed as well. ( 4:29)
Google Docs 101 - #10 - Starring, Hiding and Transferring Google Docs
Starring Hiding and Transferring Google Docs - With your whole document workflow in one place thanks to Google Docs, it can be handy to star your favorite documents so you can find them at a glance. In this final installment of our video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at doing just that. She also explores transferring ownership of a Google Doc and hiding documents you don't want to see. (1:55)
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Google Docs 101 - #8 - Creating a Presentation in Google Docs
Creating Presentations in Google Docs - Molly McDonald continues our video tutorial on using Google Docs with a look at creating a PowerPoint style presentation in Google Docs. Once again showing it can be a viable free alternative to Microsoft Office, Google Docs lets you create attractive slideshow presentation. (2:29)
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Google Docs 101 - #4 - Get Organized with Folders in Google Docs
Get Organized with Folders in Google Docs - It won't take long for your Google Docs home screen to become overrun with all the documents you've created and uploaded. We continue our video tutorial on using Google Docs by organizing our documents and spreadsheets using folders in Google Docs. (1:45)
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