Asia Regional Night: Vietnam
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Nov. 12, 2011, during Homecoming festivities. http://www.thunderbird.edu
This video includes text, narration, and pictures for the poem Laughing Boy by Richard Wright. The poem is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (0:36)
Syrian protesters: "Death and not humiliation"
Nov. 22 - Video purports to show a funeral for a man in Homs who opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claim was killed by security forces. Katharine Jackson reports.
How to Draw Animals---Cat
This short video gives easy step by step directions to drawing a cartoon cat. Elementary students will enjoy this fun activity. It is a good resource to practice following multi-step directions. (2:05)
How to Draw Animals---Sheep
This short video shows step by step directions to draw this cartoon sheep. Elementary students will enjoy this fun activity. This is a good resource to practice following multi-step directions. (1:33)
Owl at Home
This video includes text, narration, and pictures to the story Owl at Home by Arnold Lobel. The story is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (03:25)
Sample performance tasks for this story include:
Students (with prompting and support from the teacher) compare and contrast the adventures and experiencesof the owl in Arnold Lobel’s Owl at Home to those of the owl in Edward Lear’s poem “The Owl
I Read Signs
This video includes pictures from the book I Read Signs by Tana Hoban. The original book does not include text other than the words written on each sign. The video does not include narration, but gives ample amount of time for the students to read the sign before moving on to the next image. The book is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (07:15)
Khmer Rouge survivors urge fair trial
Nov. 20 - Victims of Khmer Rouge urge justice from a special tribunal set to hear a case against senior members of the regime. Julie Noce reports.
Debt crisis Spain goes to polls.
Nov. 20 - Spanish voters head to the polls to elect their next parliament, which is expected to enact further austerity measures to save the country from an international bailout. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Libyans express relief with Gaddafi capture
Nov. 20 - People across Libya are cheering the capture of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi and a senior figure in the ousted regime. Andrew Raven reports.
Violent clashes rage in Cairo
Nov. 20 - Clashes between protesters and police rage in central Cairo, as Egypt's health ministry says at least two people have died and nearly a thousand been injured. Travis Brecher reports.
Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Society.
How are the shifting relations between media producers and their audiences transforming the concept of meaningful participation? And how do alternative systems for the circulation of media texts pave the way for new production modes, alternative genres of content, and new relationships between producers and audiences? Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green–co-authors of the forthcoming book Spreadable Media–share recent experiments from independent filmmakers, video game designers, comic
Your understanding and attitudes to science
What is meant by ‘science’? How do political, philosophical and religious beliefs affect scientific discoveries and developments? In this unit you focus on your own experiences and knowledge of science, and you look at creative contexts to support children’s scientific learning in primary schools and early years settings.
THATCamp New England Ground Rules
THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) New England took place at Brandeis University on Saturday, October 22, 2011. In this video, organizer (and History grad student) Lincoln Mullen does some explaining about how THATCamp works, and Sharon Leon of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media gives us the ground rules. See http://newengland2011.thatcamp.org for more of what happened that day.
Gratitude - Secondary
Personal Photo Story
Hands to Self
Elysha Zamft's Video
Origins of Thanksgiving - Charlie Brown
Chord Prelude p.32