TWC9: Mango RTM, LightSwitch, Build Tower Defense games, Going Native C++ Show This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian reunite to talk about the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian reunite to talk about the week's top developer news, including:
In this video, a student demonstrates how to write three-digit numbers in expaned form. ( 1:34)
A Military-Themed Song About Place Value
In this video, a teacher demonstrates a military-themed song he uses to teach his students place value ( ones and tens). Students will interact with the teacher during the song making the concept memorable to them. ( 3:11)
Ascending and Descending Order
This computer-animated video defines ascending and descending order and shows students how to count both ways. Numbers are shown on the screen and are circled as they are said along with the term ascending or descending to create a visual for the students. ( 1:53)
Reverse Counting From Thirty to One
This computer-animated video show the numbers one through thirty and counts them in reverse. The numbers are all shown, and each number is enlarged as it is counted. ( :56)
Tips on helping pets survive a heat wave
This 2:42 video provides tips for helping pets, such as dogs and cats, survive hot weather and the symptoms of overheating and what to do if the pet shows signs of heat stroke. Stressed is never to leave a pet unattended in a vehicle.
The AVMA's tips on how to dispose of pharmaceutical waste
Although this is directed to professional, it still has valid applications for parents who may have unused drugs at home. Setting up such a disposal program for a community would be a good service learning project. The 4:30 long video says that putting drugs in a toilet or drain damages the environment.
Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education
China's educational system is the subject of this 20 minute video with the emphasis on Shanghai. The video in both Chinese and English is about the leadership's commitment to raising education standards. It explains the three ways the community has chosen to help raise education standards. An interesting approach that might prove of use, especially the pairing of schools.
Super Easy Bulletin Board
This eight minute video provides ideas on how to make different types of bulletin boards. These are for smaller bulletin boards.
Dr Jean's - Compound Boogie Song
This cute video is a good resource to introduce or to review compound words. It combines visual and auditory to put 2 short words together to create a compound word. Some of the words include lunchbox, raincoat, doghouse, football, and cupcake. (3:21)
Compound Words for Kids
This is a good resource to help introduce or to review compound words. A song plays in the background. A written definition is given at the beginning and then pictures are shown and students can say what the compound word is. This would be fun for a center or large group activity. Some of the words are popcorn, snowman, ladybug. Then students are asked to decide what 2 words make up the picture. (example-basket + ball= basketball). This would be helpful for ELL students and/or special education
Facts and Photographs about Polar Bears
This video is a good resource on introducing a unit on the Arctic Circle and/or bears. The video has music playing in background while photographs are shown on screen. Facts about the polar bear appear on the screen. This is appropriate material for upper elementary. (1:27)
Dr Claudio Mastronardi - Profile
Dr Claudio Mastronardi is a research fellow at John Curtin School of Medical Research and group leader in the department of Translational Medicine. Claudo's field of research is in neuroimmunomodulation and neuroendocrinology and the relation between the brain and the immune system. Claudio talks about the excitement and momentum happening around his research.
The Nature of the State [Resist Not Evil (1903)] Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
[Resist Not Evil (1903)]
Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
James Burke's Knowledge Web overview
This KnowledgeWeb concept is what is a school curriculum related idea to teach using connections. Several sophisticated ideas are given in this ten minute video. This is essentially an integrated way to teach themes and provides examples on how to use the program. From four minutes on is essentially an ad. However, the idea is the most important part of this video.
How To Clean An Old Dry-Erase Board
Do you have a dry-erase board with markings that won't come off? This 2:30 minute video shows how baking soda and water. Be aware that bakind soda can damage white boards if applied to harshly and/or without a damp rag.
Phillips/Tindall royal wedding
July 31 - Zara Phillips marries Michael Tindall during a ceremony in Scotland. Julie Noce, reports.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Peter Wolken
Peter Wolken, AVI Management Partners Peter has been a successful venture capitalist for more than 25 years. His long and successful venture capital and operating experience enables him to quickly evaluate emerging information technologies. Peter founded (1982) and was a General Partner at Associated Venture Investors (AVI), which managed $140M across three funds. AVI specialized in seed and early-stage investments in information technology companies positioned for high growth. AVI's financial
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Cynthia Dai
Cynthia Dai, Dainamic Consulting, Inc. A seasoned entrepreneur, Cynthia Dai has co-founded several high technology start-ups and served on the executive team of both early-stage and public ventures. This hands-on experience combined with strong operational skills in marketing, engineering and finance has enabled Ms. Dai to build or reposition companies for rapid growth. Ms. Dai's strengths as an Interim Executive lie in attracting results-oriented senior management teams, developing strong busi
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Stephanie DiMarco
Stephanie DiMarco, Chief Executive Officer, Advent Software As Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Advent Software, Stephanie DiMarco has engineered the growth of the company from a startup in 1983 to an 800 person company today. Prior to founding Advent Software, Ms. DiMarco worked in the investment industry as a financial analyst and portfolio manager at Bank of America, Summit Investments and Cole Financial Group. Ms. DiMarco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration f