In this professionally-made video, an English teacher defines the term literary elements and shows examples from the works of Walt Whitman. Literary elements are the methods authors use to convey their meanings such as imagery and metaphors. The narrator shows examples of imagery, symbolism, and characterization. This video was filmed at the home of Walt Whitman. (5:45)
Organizing Notes for Essays
This professionally-made video shows students how to logically arrange notes in order to then compose well-written, organized essays. The video features video of an English teacher arranging his list of household chores into groups as an example. New York's Regents Exam is mentioned, but this video could be helpful for all students. ( 3:01)
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series: A Conversation with James Longley
Documentary filmmaker James Longley, winner of the Full Frame Grand Jury Award for Iraq in Fragments (2006) and a MacArthur Fellowship (2009), discussed his films and current projects with Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, writer, television interviewer, producer, former White House assistant and the first Director of Cultural Affairs of New York City. See http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/documentaryarts/events/bds_series.html for more on the event; see http://library.duke.edu/digit
Money talks: February 7th, 2011
A puzzling jobs report
079 Special Exhibition: Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York
February 9, 2011–July 4, 2011
James D'Aquisto (American, 1935-1995)—who was trained in the traditional method of building archtop guitars and introduced radical change to the instrument during his career—is the second of three renowned master craftsmen whose work is profiled by exhibition curator Jayson Dobney.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 07.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. KAIRO: In Ägypten halten die Gegner von Präsident Mubarak auch nach ersten Gesprächen von Oppositionsgruppierungen mit der Regierung an ihrer Forderung nach einem Rücktritt des Staatschefs fest. Mit neuen Demonstrationen auf dem zentralen Tahrir-Platz in Kairo, aber auch in Alexandria und anderen Städten, versuc
Fale de você, lição 2: Falando sobre seus hobbies
Nesta lição você vai ouvir um monólogo sobre hobbies e aprender algumas palavras e expressões.
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Klartext handlar i dag om att polisen har fått hämta en politiker i Sverige-demokraterna från en lägenhet, för att han var så full och bråkig. Vi berättar också om Super Bowl, den amerikanska fotbollstävlingen som sågs av 100 miljoner människor i USA.
Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Orson Welles, Larry Jordan (5 of 5)
Larry Jordan's 1977 experimental film - using animated engravings of Gustave Dore with Orson Welles reading the timeless Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.' The albatross is a symbol of a burden weighing on the soul for wrongful acts done without thought or conscience.
Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Orson Welles, Larry Jordan (2 of 5)
Larry Jordan's 1977 experimental film - using animated engravings of Gustave Dore with Orson Welles reading the timeless Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem. The albatross is a symbol of a burden weighing on the soul for wrongful acts done without thought or conscience.
Learn about The Atlantic Provinces of Canada
How lumber, shipping, and fishing are mentioned, but little depth. At best an introduction.
Grammaropolis: Parts of Speech
In this video by Grammaropolis you get an overview of the parts of speech. Some words described include action verbs, transitive, linking verbs, forms of be, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, preposition, pronoun, antecedents, conjunctions, interjections, and slang. (2:52)
American Experience: Earth Day
It is now all the rage, but can you remember when everyone in America was not "Going Green"? Earth Days looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement through the extraordinary stories of the era's pioneers. (01:53:11)
1960s-1970s Plastic Product Commercials: Trik Trak to Tupperware
This video is definitely useful to help students build background knowledge as they take a trip to the past with this 1960's-1970's commercial on the Dare Devil Trik Trak car and track set and Tupperware-air tight plastic containers. This video shows how Tupperware was sold at demonstration parties. Students will enjoy how different things were (clothing, homes, yellow pages, hair styles, etc.) in the 60's-70's. This is a good teaching resource for middle/high school students and would work in c
Bolsover Castle N090697 BOLSOVER CASTLE, Derbyshire. View of the ceiling in the Elysium Room, depicting the heaven of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece.
BOLSOVER CASTLE, Derbyshire. View of the ceiling in the Elysium Room, depicting the heaven of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece.
A man controls a prosthetic arm which is rewired to his chest muscles. Read the full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/02/bionic-arm-wired-to-chest-helps-amputees-regain-control.html
China rate hike felt overseas
China's move to raise interest rates for the third time since October to dampen rising inflation is having a modest impact on global markets.
Use Your Gifts - Episode 3 of "Discovering Your Mission"
One of the greatest indicators of a fulfilling life is the depth of purpose we find in our every day. In this program we hear the story of one Notre Dame graduate who sought out Mother Teresa to answer his nagging question:"How will I be judged at my death?" You will also learn many tangible ideas to not only helping yourself deepen your meaning in life but also to assist others on this journey. Moderator: Monsignor Michael Heintz '08 Ph.D, Director of Notre Dame's Master of Divinity program P