mproving Reading Fluency
The first way to improve reading fluency is by recognizing sight
words that don't need to be sounded out phonetically. An English specialist recommends buying flash cards and creating reading activities in this clip.

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Song: "Peaceful World"
This professionally-made video features Scottish children singing the song "Peaceful World."  Photos and illustrations depicting peace  (children holding hands around a globe) and non-peace ( soldiers) are shown throughout the video.  (4:06)
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Subtracting Decimals with No Place Holder
In this is an easy-to-understand, brief video the instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate how to subtract decimal numbers.  Several examples are modeled with emphasis placed on regrouping and lining up the decimals.

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Subtracting Decimals
This is a brief (approximately) two-minute video from Sal Khan about subtracting decimals using the problem: 9.005-3.6.

Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all more clearly.

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Subtracting Decimals - Word Problem
This video is from Sal Khan about subtracting decimals using the problem: Leo has $4,522.08 in his bank account. He deposits another $875.50 and then withdraws $300.00 in cash. How much is left in his bank account?

Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all more clearly. (02:18)

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Mr. Duey - Fractions Rap
This is an excellent, catchy rap by Mr. Duey with lots of examples and great visual effects teaching how to convert fractions to percentages and how to change improper fractions to mixed numbers. (02:35)
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Dividing Fractions
This is a lesson on how to divide fractions.The instructor uses a white board. He uses a great expression called 'flip and dip." (03:02)
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Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip #9 - Arithmetic of Fractions: Addition
Concepts covered: Addition of Improper and Proper Fractions and also Mixed Numbers.
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1.5 Tips on character creation

  • Use a journal to build ideas for character.

  • Consider all the influences that go into the making of your character: age, gender, race, nationality, marital status, religion, profession.

  • Know about your character's inner life: what s/he wants, thinks, remembers, resents, fears, dreams, denies.

  • Know about your character's behaviour, what s/he wears, buys, eats, says, works at and plays at.


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Redefining the Wall: Architecture, Materials and Macroelectronics
As a principle element of architecture, technology has allowed for the wall to become an increasingly dynamic component of the built environment. The traditional connotations and objectives related to the wall are being redefined: static becomes fluid, opaque becomes transparent, barrier becomes filter and boundary becomes borderless. Combining smart materials, intelligent systems, engineering, and art can create a component that does not just support and define but significantly enhances the ar
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Jenner's interview set to air, "Virgin Mountain" wins at Tribeca
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer set to air, "Virgin Mountain" wins at the Tribeca Film Festival, and Chita Rivera gets rave reviews for "The Visit." Bob Mezan reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and acr
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Desert Biome
The desert biome is characterized by low precipitation, a high rate of evaporation (seven to fifty times as much as precipitation), and a wide daily range in temperature. The dramatic temperature fluctuations are the result of low humidity, which allows up to 90 percent of solar radiation to penetrate the atmosphere and heat the ground during the day, then for this accumulated heat to be released back into the atmosphere at night. Precipitation in deserts, unlike other biomes, is highly irregula
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Dit extra werkblad hoort bij week 13, les 5  van de methode Kompas 4b. Op het werkblad wordt uitgelegd hoe je loodrechten controleert en zelf tekent. Leerlingen kunnen deze leerstof ook inoefenen met enkele oefeningen.


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18.034 Honors Differential Equations (MIT)
This course covers the same material as Differential Equations (18.03) with more emphasis on theory. In addition, it treats mathematical aspects of ordinary differential equations such as existence theorems.
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5.1 Genetic databases and disease

Section 2 looked at data and information from two different perspectives: that of the individual and that of commercial organisation. The type of data you have will dictate both why you want to process it using a computer and, to a large extent, how that is done.

This section contains two short case studies whose unifying theme is that the computer and its programs are tools for working with data. The two studies provide an interesting contrast between:


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GLS 2011 Panel 3: Is culture stronger than leadership?
Is culture stronger than leadership? Matt Brittin, Stephen Leonard, Sir Martin Sorrell and David Sproul discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

7.4 Understanding RFID tags

An RFID tag consists of a microchip and an antenna and some kind of encapsulation, such as epoxy resin, to bind the two together and protect them. Tags come in a variety of shapes and sizes (Figure 20), and are generally one of two main types: active or passive. You'll be lea
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Of Mice and Children: Unraveling the Effects of a Technologized Infancy
Dimitri's passion is developing actionable strategies to optimize the cognitive, emotional, and social development of preschool children. The pursuit of that passion has taken him from the exam room, to the community and most recently to cages of newborn mice. Christakis' laboratory focuses on the effects of early environmental influences on child health and development. He speaks frequently to international audiences of pediatricians, parents, and educators about the impact of early learning
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Nourishing the Brain
The link between nutrition and learning. (01:37)
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Three essays on bank efficiency
Since commercial banks play important roles in the financial markets, it is important to evaluate whether banks operate efficiently. Moreover, given increased competition from non-bank financial institutions, commercial banks should operate more efficiently than they did previously. Commercial banks might operate more efficiently if they have superior information. If this is true, bank size should not matter to the operation of the bank. Thus, as long as the bank has superior information, it wil
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