The return of the big three
Our correspondents discuss how Ford, Chrysler and GM are raising their sights, upgrading their models and moving into emerging markets
253 GG "Desert" Versus "Dessert"
Do you deserve a dessert? Maybe not. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Friday Gallery Talk: Christina Schepelmann on Guillermo Kuitca Christina Scheppelmann, director of artistic operations at Washington National Opera, on Guillermo Kuitca: Everything
Christina Scheppelmann, director of artistic operations at Washington National Opera, on Guillermo Kuitca: Everything
Outsiders Inside and Insiders Outside: linking transnational and domestic public action
Does globalisation and the idea of a global civil society provide an adequate framework for understanding contemporary domestic and international non-governmental public action? Sidney Tarrow teaches government and sociology at Cornell University. Jan Aart Scholte is centennial professor at LSE and professor at the University of Warwick.
Numbers help me count 1-20-Running time is 2:15
Counting from 1-20 with the music of Mark D. Pencil and Friends. The singer verbally says each number while the numeral and number word are displayed on the screen. Catchy tune repeats 3 times. Running time is 2:15.
Ways To Study English
This is a video giving study ideas and advice for English Language Learners. (3:08)
Writing English Alphabet Introduction
A good video for ELL teaching the benefits of recognizing the English alphabet.
Participial Adjectives -ing/-ed Part 1
Participial Adjectives (a.k.a. verbal adjectives, participles as noun modifiers, -ing/-ed adjectives). This teacher made video uses DVDs and her personal reviews to make up sentences with participal adjectives. (9:51)
A new Sesame Street video - featuring a Muppet singing about her hair to teach kids about self-esteem and ethnic pride.
The Preposition Song
A student made song about prepositions to the tune of "It's in His Kiss."
SchoolHouse Rock-The Greatest Show on Earth-Weather
This Schoolhouse Rock video will explain different types of weather and how they form. Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: low pressure, high pressure, wind, and humidity. This is a good teaching resource for a science lesson/unit on climate, weather, etc. and would work well in conjunction with a story on weather. (3:00)
Schoolhouse Rock: I'm a Victim of Gravity
This is a homemade video using the Schoolhouse Rock song "Gravity" with snippets of the actual video. (3:01)
The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
Celebrating James Marshall and Humor in Children’s Books
Friends, colleagues and fans unite in loving praise of a children’s author who, though renowned, never got his due. James Marshall was writer/illustrator of the George and Martha and The Cut-Ups book series (he also illustrated Miss Nelson and The Stupids series, among many others). He died at ag
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Keynote by President Hockfield
MIT President Susan Hockfield welcomes alumni volunteers back to campus and gives a whirlwind tour of a small subset of recent activities at MIT – featuring some exciting advances directly supported by alumni. (October 22, 2010)
Virtues and Vices: Moralizing Prints in the Low Countries, 1550–1600
December 11, 2010 - February 27, 2011: This exhibition brings together a group of lively moralizing prints created between 1550 and 1600 in Antwerp and Haarlem, the two major print-publishing centers in the Low Countries. Both sobering and satirical, prints of this type were popular best-sellers, offering both moral instruction and visual delight to a newly expanded audience of educated Dutch and Flemish consumers.
Do you suck at PowerPoint? If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck. A Welcome Message from President Amy Gutmann Gorki Belarus -- mass murder of the Jews VADS: free art and design images for education
President Amy Gutmann welcomes potential students, parents, alumni, and friends to Penn's vibrant, urban Philadelphia campus.
Alla Zaidman, born in 1930 in Gorki, Belarus, testifies about the murder operation against the Jews in the town.
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If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck.
A Welcome Message from President Amy Gutmann
Gorki Belarus -- mass murder of the Jews
VADS: free art and design images for education