victorian government policies towards improving school administration and student performance
Victoria in Australia is one of the schools systems which encouraged schools to develop more open school cultures supported by school committees, clubs and councils with community representatives since 1958. In the early 1970s, school administration was decentralized into several regions by posting bureaucrats with delegated authority to the newly created regions. In 1976, mandatory, corporate governing body-type school councils were established based on the Education (School Councils) Act of 19
iTunes Festival tunes in global audience
July 22 - Adele, Foo Fighters and Coldplay are among the music acts participating in this year's iTunes Festival, which is being livestreamed to Apple devices around the world. Matt Cowan reports.
Marthe Reinette speaks about the IMM program
The IMM Global Executive MBA program is an advanced executive program designed for experienced professionals who seek to obtain an MBA degree while maintaining their full-time job responsibilities. The collaborative effort of five leading business schools around the world makes IMM a truly international program. Students benefit from the global student body, faculty and residential sessions.
Muslim rebel group in CAR welcomes UN mission provided peace is its aim
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The U.N. votes to send a peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic, but the country's Seleka Muslim rebel group says they will not accept a U.N. mission if its aim is other than to bring peace to the nation. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reut
Verizon mis-connects with iPhone
July 22 - Summary of business headlines: Verizon fails to get competitive edge with iPhone; McDonald's, GE top quarterly estimates but Caterpillar disappoints; Apple eyeing Hulu -report; Borders closing its books; Wall Street ends mixed on Friday, but higher for the week. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Common Core Website Tutorial Video
This three minute video is about how to use the Common Core website.
Een modem installeren: via website instructies leren hoe je een modem installeert
Op het einde van deze les kun je de verschillende stappen die doorlopen moeten worden om een modem op je computer aan te sluiten, in de juiste volgorde plaatsen.
an artistic underground railway: a text about understanding the underground railway and art, in Fren
At the end of this lesson you can understand and answer questions from a text about the Montpellier tram.
24.00 Problems in Philosophy (MIT)
The course has two goals. First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. Here we look at a number of perennial philosophical problems, including some or all of: how knowledge differs from "mere opinion," the objectivity (or not) of moral judgment, logical paradoxes, mind/body relations, the nature and possibility of free will, and how a person remains the same over time, as their bodily and psychological traits change. The second goal is to get you thinking philos
Using Foreign Language as a Bridge to Learning
This is a 6:49 minute video about a Japanese language program that uses immersion and pairs up students as part of a school exchange program that includes life skills.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Neck Tone
The tone of the neck can be assessed by passively rotating the head towards the shoulder. The chin should be able to rotate to the shoulder but not beyond the shoulder. If the chin goes beyond the shoulder then there is hypotonia of the neck muscles, which is associated with poor head control. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Ten Tallest Buildings
This short video features images of these buildings and their heights. Would be a good project for art or math classes.
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An Introduction to Atoms
This project will help you learn about atoms, what they are and what they are made of.
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Musculoskeletal Modeling Dynamic Simulations: Walking
An animation of a skeleton walking
Twenty Million New Jobs (for White House)
This animation was created in response to a White House request. It shows the distribution of the 20 million new jobs created since Clinton was in office. Horace Mitchell and Greg Shirah attended the press event where Clinton showed this visualization.
Fractures and Sprains
This patient education program explains the differences between fractures and sprains involving the arms or legs, precautions, and the treatments with their risks. It also reviews the bones of the arms and legs. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Edible Adventures - The China Experience - Part 1
Join CIA students as they travel to China for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to China, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a number of culturally significa