Thematic Poetry Videos
Overview: Youth literacy can be promoted by leveraging youth culture, such as rap/music videos. By merging sound and visual imagery with text, a poetry writing task can be transformed into a multi-media video assignment. English teachers with access to a computer lab equipped with video editing software (e.g. i-Movie) can carry this out with their classes. Alternatively, English and computer lab teachers can collaborate to have their students produce thematic poetry videos as the culminating act
Where Have We Been? Tracing Family through a Timeline of National History
This lesson plan introduces students to examples of how wars and technological developments have impacted the movement of people throughout United States and world history. Students will learn about the effects of political, technological, and geographical issues on the population of one North Carolina community. Listening to oral histories by North Carolinians, students will hear first hand accounts about the impact of wars and road building on Madison County. Using a timeline depicting events
Using an Earth History Approach
This Starting point module is written to assist geoscience faculty who are developing or modifying courses or units on Earth history/historical geology or on contemporary topics that benefit from a historical perspective. It provides information on what this approach is, why it is useful, how to make ...
What Can Printed Material Teach Us?
This lessons allows students the opportunity to analyze a document, make assessment and obtain historical content through primary source documents.
Grade 4 Math Revision Test I
This module revises a variety of mathematical skills: basic operations, weights, measures and money are all revised. Some emphasis is placed on applied maths, and especially on introductory fractions.
Preschool Maths I
Simple counting and arithmetic for first steps in mathematics. Visual stimuli accompany the tasks to motivate and assist early learning. This first module is limited to numbers from 1 to 20. Skills covering include: counting, ordering of numbers, number recognition, relating digital and alphabetic representations ...
The Kings and Queens of England
This module will enable you to learn the the historical sequence of the English Monarchs, their reigning dates, the royal house they belonged to (Plantangenet, Tudor, Hanover etc) and recognise a portrait of each one. The module is designed to be repeated, allowing you to build up knowledge of the subject ...
Sixty-one questions taken from the areas of 'language and reasoning', 'mathematical skills', 'space and logic', 'general knowledge'.
This is a fairly advanced examination of SQL skills with over 100 very detailed questions, including numerous code examples. There is a single quiz level, which draws 35 questions randomly from the full set each time it is played. Scores are kept and progress is tracked.
Remember your multiplication tables? ...me neither. Brush up on your multiplication, division, and factoring skills with this exciting game. No calculators allowed!
Problem Solving with GIS
The lessons in Geography 483 cover vector and raster analysis, attribute and spatial queries, joins and links, buffers, address geocoding, cartographic design, thematic mapping, surface interpolation, and much more. We give the people who feel they have the experience and skills covered in Geography 483 the option of testing out of the course by completing the final exam. This site outlines the requirements of that final exam. People who successfully complete the final exam (with a score of 70%
Water: From Neglect to Respect
helps students use graphing, estimating, and writing skills to discover the ways they are dependent upon water to maintain their standard of living.
We'd Like to Thank You, Herbert Hoover
Since the advent of book musicals such as "Show Boat" and "Oklahoma!", many Broadway shows have touched upon relevant social and historical issues. In this lesson, students will investigate how Broadway musicals can reflect the times in which they were created. Students will examine video clips and Web sites related to relevant productions, study song lyrics, and compare and contrast actual history with Broadway history. By becoming "historical detectives," they will determine how accurately Bro
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
35. What Does The Newspaper Say? (5 Min. A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - Reading the Italian newspaper is an excellent way to practice your reading skills and improve your knowledge of the Italian language and culture. What's nice about it is that you don't need the actual paper; in fact, you can browse many Italian newspapers directly on the Internet. -- So, [...]
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.