Peer- and Parent-Assisted Learning: in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Thinking Skills & in Maths, Sc
These articles were originally published as part of the Spotlights series of publications for practitioners by the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). They are provided as free downloads, by Practical Research for Education (PRE), the practitioner journal of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The articles offer an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of parent- or peer-assisted learning (PAL), focusing on the areas of literacy and related thinking skills
Harry Truman: Advancing the Revolution [Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom] When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
[Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom]
When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
The Historical Roots of Scientific Reductionism
Dr Allan Chapman : Course
"All the places I have lived have produced the writer that I am." Mario Vargas Llosa
Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature, speaks about how his writing is influenced by his Peruvian roots and his experiences living in Spain, France, England, and the United States. This interview was conducted at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm in May 2014, produced by Nobel Media for Nobelprize.org.
Industrial utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants
Medicinal aromatic plants belong to a big plant group with a great interest due to its pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutritional application. In addition, they are also an alternative to traditional crop with species in high demand at the current international market. It is expected to provide basic knowledge and skills related to production and chemical features of essences and extracts from local plants in Iberian Peninsula. The main purpose of this course is that students have an approach to
What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
I Have a Dream: Black History Month Celebration
This video was made to celebrate the I Have a Dream speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students play roles of famous African Americans throughout history echoing the words of Dr. King. (05:35)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
Sins of the Past
Adolescent mistakes can seriously impact a career today. It may not be fair but it happens.
Boebinger lecture 1 part A
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Sand and the City - a floating beach for NYC?
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Why go to the beach, when it can come to you? A NY-based team launch a crowdfunding campaign for a floating beach on a repurposed barge in the Hudson River. Sharon Reich has more. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includ
Collaborative Architectural Design as a reflective Conversation: an agent facilitated system to supp
In this paper, definitions of collaborative design are discussed and understood in terms of a designer?s cognitive collaborations to explore his/her experiential memory for remote idea associations. Based on Schon?s reflective practice theory, Valkenburg and Dorst?s (1998) description of collaborative team designing is adopted as a model for a proposed design conversation system. The design conversation system is aimed at triggering the experiential memory of the designer by associating signific
Au bureau de vente de billets
This unit helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how to understand and give directions, ask about accommodation, book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area. You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera. This unit also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech. By the end of the unit, you will feel more confident understanding and
Translational Protein Design
Dr. David Baker, UW Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the UW Institute for Protein Design (IPD) presents this edition of the Presidential Entrepreneurial Lecture. Dr. Baker discusses his Rosetta software suite, how the entrepreneurial spirit of his lab has led to the formation of several UW commercial spin-off companies, and the projects he has in store aimed at future therapeutic and diagnostic applications. Dr. Baker is recognized worldwide for his breakthroughs in creating new protein
IHPI Research Seminar: Can Oregon transform health care?
K. John McConnell, Ph.D., directs the Center for Health System Effectiveness at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at OHSU. In this seminar presentation, Dr. McConnell discusses the role of Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) in the transformation of Medicaid in Oregon.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka:
From 1991 to 1996 the Kansas Historical Society participated in a grant project that funded eighty oral interviews with people involved in or affected by U.S. school desegregation cases that culminated in the U. S. Supreme Court case, Brown versus Board of Education Topeka. This podcast features excerpts from interviews with former Assistant Attorney General and Topeka School Board member, Fred Rausch, and NAACP Executive Board member, Charles Baston.
The Benefits of an Online Certificate Program from Berklee
Watch a short video with our Student Advisors discussing Berkleemusic's Certificate Programs. These multi-course online programs provide students with: * Solid qualifications and marketable skills for success * 1-3 years of extensive training with Berklee faculty * Berklee-certified credentials for their resumes Learn more at http://bit.ly/cpneZr
U-M Francis Medal presentation to Dr. Alfred Sommer
Lecture by Dr. Alfred Sommer , 2010 recipient of Thomas Francis, Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
Meet Author Dr. Lissa Rankin
October 4, 2010 - Dr. Lissa Rankin straddles the line between your gynecologist and your best friend in this empowering and informative book on women's sexuality and health. With wisdom, honesty and loads of humor, Dr. Rankin answers female health questions women are afraid to ask. As outrageously funny as it is empowering, this book reveals how to love yourself and your body—you will be recommending it to every woman you know.
Julefest: the Christmas Pops Concert
A preview of Valparaiso University's annual Christmas band concert, featuring well-known holiday compositions. Check out valpo.edu/valpochristmas for more stories and videos as Valpo's 24 Days of Christmas continues.