053 GG "I.E" Versus "E.G."
Get Grammar Girl's take on i.e. versus e.g. Learn what i.e. and e.g. are Latin for and how to use them correctly.
302 GG Passive Voice
It's about more than just what verb you use.
Adult Male Juan Fernandez Fur Seals Fighting
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two adult male Juan Fernandez Fur Seals fighting with each other. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing animals interacting in their natural environment. Remarkably, the Juan Fernández fur seal was considered extinct until it was happily rediscovered in 1965, although it nevertheless remains rare. Like most fur seals, this species has an elongated, slender body and a long, pointed snout and flippers, This is a
303 GG Gifting and Regifting
Is "gifting" a word, and is regifting rude?
030 GG Sentence Fragments
Learn to recognize them.
304 GG Should You Point Out Errors?
How can you correct people's errors without coming off like a jerk?
305 GG Where Did the @ Symbol Come From?
Why does it look like a snail?
306 GG "The Night Circus": Well Done Second Person Narrative
Did you know there are three kinds of second person?
Exponentially increasing errors in polynomial evaluation, deflation, & division
Polynomial evaluation, deflation, and division, done the obvious way, can have large exponentially increasing errors. Polynomial evaluation will have problems if the point in question has large […]
Lantos Promo 3-16-12
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Edward J. Bloustein School: Nexus of Planning and Public Policy
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy serves as one of the nation's key centers for the theory and practice of planning and public policy scholarship and analysis. The school celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011-2012.
Batter Up: Short Vowels
Batter up! Short vowels step up to the plate to hit one out of the park for letter sounds. The goal for this segment is short vowel sounds. (0:30)
Blob: Short -a- & Short -o-
With the help of some short vowels, the Blob will finally stop blabbing! The goals for this segment are vowel sounds short -a- and short -o-. (0:29)
Last Killers - Planet Dinosaur - BBC
This is a thirteen-minute video of the end of the dinosaur reign. Some predator/prey scenes may not be suitable for younger children.
Celebrity Sketch:Kyle Massey: Punctuation
Kyle and Christopher Massey REALLY want to win their baseball game!! You can see the excitement right on their hats! The goal for this segment is punctuation. (0:45)
Blue Duck--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Blue Duck. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing birds as they interact in their natural environment. The blue duck, as its name suggests, has dusky blue-grey plumage with chestnut markings on the chest. The eyes are yellow and the bill is pale pink in colour; juveniles have a grey bill and eyes. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between na
White-Headed Duck--An Overview
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a White-Headed Duck. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of this amazing bird as it interacts in its natural environment. The white-headed duck is one of Europe’s rarest birds. The name of the genus ‘Oxyura’, means pointed tail, while leucocephala means white-headed. It is actually the males that have a white head, with a black cap. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge an
Google Docs and Cloud Computuing
Eric Mullen presents to Educational Support Professionals about utilizing these tools for sharing data and making presentations, including a very quick Prezi tutorial.
In this video segment from Nature, Martyn Colbeck, an award-winning cinematographer, describes filming the tropical rainforest elephants of the Congo. When Colbeck finds the elephants, he describes them as creating a “party atmosphere.” The elephants show that they care for and protect each other in the ways they play and share food, water and minerals. There are signs of competition among the elephants, also. Colbeck is disappointed he won’t have the opportunity to k
Classics at Cambridge isn't just studied as a period in the past, but looks at how classical culture, language and philosophy have affected the history of Western civilisation right up to the present day. The Faculty of Classics is one of the most dynamic of its kind, with an exceptional reputation for teaching and research. Our course encompasses the history, culture, archaeology, art, philosophy and linguistics of classical antiquity and the study of original texts and artefacts. To find ou