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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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
Author(s): Ataman, Osman; Rogers, John; Ilesanmi, Adesida

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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Many mathematical problems include units of measurement. The measurement may be of length, weight, time, temperature or currency. The UK uses both metric and imperial units.

The table below gives the units of length that are in everyday use in the UK, but you may know some others.

MetricAuthor(s): The Open University

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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Un projet d'archive institutionnelle s'appuyant sur l'outil ORI-OAI nécessite une démarche de projet.L'objectif de cette séquence est de sensibiliser les acteurs à cet aspect, et de leur fournir des éléments susceptibles d’alimenter la phase amont de réflexion.

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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.
Author(s): Hur, Vera Mikyoung

## Activity 3

In the following two pieces of mathematical writing, remove or replace any inappropriate equals signs, and add link words and punctuation to help somebody else understand the mathematics.

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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
Author(s): Chen, Yi-Kai

Stem-and-Leaf Plot
This video gives a brief description of a Stem-and-leaf plot, how to make them and use them to find the median and range. (08:07)
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