John F. Kennedy's Biography, Part 1 of 2
John F. Kennedy's Biography, Part 1 - In this video, learn about the life of the former President of the United States, John F Kennedy. (04:12)
John F. Kennedy's Biography, Part 2 of 2
John F. Kennedy's Biography, Part 2 - In this video, learn about the work and legacy of the former President of the United States, John F Kennedy. (04:12)
Throw and Catch Challenge
This teacher-created selection features two clips of students participating in a throw and catch challenge. Using their hands, students must throw and catch an object with a partner thirty times in a row from a distance of twenty-five feet. ( 4:00)
Paddle Strike Challenge
This teacher-created selection features two clips showing students participating in the paddle strike challenge. Particpants must strike a ball with a paddle or racket continuosly for sixty seconds while remaining in a 3-4 foot diameter space . ( :42,:15)
This video begins by showing many different students stating many excuses for not practicing their sports, etc. Then the athletes go on to explain why none of the previous reasons are valid because they all have the common goal to succeed and the desire to prove themselves. ( 2:16)
Acts Leading to American Revolutionary War
This two minute podcast explains the Acts that led to the American Revolutionary War. The images are incorrect as a whole, but the four major factors are explained. A good overview, but lacks depth and an effort to explain why the British took such actions.
American Revolutionary War quick history part 1
A three part series on the major military events of the American Revolutionary War. This is done with a pointer and map and with little detail about the battles except as to the winner and the effects of the encounter. This six minute video is best used as an overview to give students some idea of how widespread the battles were. Very little detail about the generals involved.
American Revolutionary War quick history part 3
The last of the series, this four minute video is about the final battles of the Revolutionary War. Largely deals with generalities about each battle. The video uses a map and a pointer and is best as an overview of the final years of the war. Involvement
How To Organize Your Backpack
The key to organizing a school backpack is to reduce the strain on your back while placing the items that you will need first near the top. This 1:21 video is a good one to show to all students who use backpacks.
How to Study Effectively
Effective studying is done by studying over time and avoiding cramming for tests is the purpose of this three minute video. Some good ideas, but no evidence that any of them are more effective than other methods. At best a good review for students at the beginning of the year.
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
The Rise of Capitalism
Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. (26:40)
Geo-information Technology for Crisis Management
Geo-information has proven to be extremely helpful in many aspects of risk and disaster management: locational and situational awareness, monitoring of hazards, damage detection, sharing of information, defining vulnerability areas, etc. This course aims to provide knowledge on risk and disaster management activities, demonstrate use of geo-information technologies in emergency response, outline current challenges and motivate young geo-specialist to seek for advanced solutions. The course i
This course treats various methods to design and analyze datastructures and algorithms for a wide range of problems. The most important new datastructure treated is the graph, and the general methods introduced are: greedy algorithms, divide and conquer, dynamic programming and network flow algorithms. These general methods are explained by a number of concrete examples, such as simple scheduling algorithms, Dijkstra, Ford-Fulkerson, minimum spanning tree, closest-pair-of-points, knapsack, and B
Rounding Animated Lesson and Interactive Applet
Teachers can use this free online resource to help students discover how rounding is a process which produces another number that is close to the original number. The activity starts with an animated lesson showing how to round numbers up or down to the nearest rounding number. Students can then explore rounding with a virtual manipulative, and finally test their understanding with some questions.
The Reading Game
there are 44 lessons with 1100 questions leading to learning 55 words, the first 55 words that reading courses teach. A report card follows every lesson to track progress. If the student gets ten percent more wrong, then you need to check on the student for he may need support.
An Introduction to Parallel Programming with MapReduce
MapReduce is a framework based on the Map and Reduce functions used in functional languages like Lisp. QT Concurrent provides a MapReduce implementation for parallel programming on multi-core processors. This module provides an introduction to parallel programming with MapReduce, using QT Concurrent.
General Concepts in QSAR for Using the QSAR Application Toolbox
Course Outline: The need for predictive methods Basic terminology in QSAR development Selecting biological endpoints for modeling Using trends to define chemical categories Chemical categories for filling data gaps Overview of the QSAR Toolbox
Money talks: March 14th, 2011
The economic impact of Japan's disaster, a rare agreement (and predictable tiff) in the EU and a PIMCO fund stops buying American bonds
Friday Gallery Talk: Artist Patrick McDonough on "Blinky Palermo"
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