Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
Social studies teachers will find that the film presents an informative, complex and issue-oriented story that raises controversial questions and provides an exciting way to introduce a number of important concepts in 20th century United States and world history. It offers an opportunity to explore the historical background of current events and issues in the news today; the Middle East crisis, the struggle of developing nations to create stable economies and democratic governments, the legacy o
Management of Libraries and Information Services, Winter 2009
Information practice demands knowledge of all aspects of management and service delivery. This course introduces selected theories, principles and techniques of contemporary management science, and organizational behavior and their application to libraries and information services. Students develop skills in planning, organizing, personnel management, financial management, leading, marketing, stakeholder management, and coordinating functions in libraries and information services. Students also
I Am Seventeen Going On ... Creating Podcasts to Examine Adolescence Through the Ages
In this lesson, students create scripts for podcasts about the relationships between teens and parents in a historical era.
"Laboratory in Visual Cognition, Fall 2009"
" 9.63 teaches principles of experimental methods in human perception and cognition, including design and statistical analysis. The course combines lectures and hands-on experimental exercises and requires an independent experimental project. Some experience in programming is desirable. To foster improved writing and presentation skills in conducting and critiquing research in cognitive science, students are required to provide reports and give oral presentations of three team experiments. A fou
Take Action, Save the Past (Archaeology)
This lesson hones students' problem-solving skills by having them tackle the problem of saving archaeological sites from destruction.
Singing the Song of Life
This lesson requires students to use their reading, comprehension, and analysis skills to analyze a poem and respond creatively to the selection.
A learning object is best described as a representation designed to be reused in different educational contexts. In this page you will references to my papers and examples of various learning objects develop either by my self or by my students. Learning objects might reside in digital repositories, ready to be located and utilized by those involved in educational activities (e.g., teachers and students). They address: (a) key concepts from disciplines, in visual and often interactive ways not pe
Cultivating Keen Observers: Teaching with Journey North Photos
Observation is the first step in the scientific process. To extend your students' "backyard" observations, Journey North features a wealth of stunning photos and video clips. You can use them to engage students, build observation skills, inspire scientific thinking, and create fertile ground for discussions and new questions!
Simple art lesson for getting kids in touch with their bodies and their individuality. Ties into historical Buddhist footprint art.
Looking for a Top Quark Game
Graphing is an important tool used by scientists to interpret data. Students can practice their graphing skills while playing this game.
Burning CDs with Nero Burning ROM
This unit will equip learners with basic CD burning skills using Nero Burning ROM software.
Conflict resolution: "Back Home Action Planning"
This "Back Home Action Planning" unit offers an opportunity for individuals to plan how they will apply their new Cooperative Problem Solving skills in their back-home environment.
Practice your Division skills with these interactive and exciting games!
How sharp are your multiplication skills? Give these great math games a try.
Practice multiplying with these fun math games! Warm up your multiplication skills with Jungle Jim as you help him multiply with the monkeys! Begin with multiplying by 2 and move up.
Make Me a Multiplication Star
It is time to polish those multiplication skills and prepare to be the best math student you can be.
Geometry for Santiago and Mathias
The Klings can practice their geometry skills through fun games. Test your geometry knowledge in Shape Hangman!! Practice what you know in the sort triangles
This is for practicing typing skills.
Summer Place Value
Play some fun games with your new place value skills. Match the number words to the standard form to find the place value mystery picture.
Money and Banking
The financial crisis of 2007-8 has already revolutionized institutions, markets, and regulation. Wright and Quadrini's Money and Banking captures those revolutionary changes and packages them in a way that engages undergraduates enrolled in Money and Banking and Financial Institutions and Markets courses. Minimal mathematics, accessible language, and a student-oriented tone ease readers into complex subjects like money, interest rates, banking, asymmetric information, financial crises and regul