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.
The Powers to Lead
Leadership is always necessary in any endeavor, applying equally to politics, business, society, and culture. Whilst enriching our understanding of the concept Nye highlights how the changing nature of leadership derives from broader social and political changes. Joseph S. Nye Jr, is University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, where he was formerly Dean. In government, he served as Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, Assistant Secre
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)
Icesave new repayment terms agreed
Iceland has agreed to new terms for repaying Britain and the Netherlands losses incurred following the Icesave online bank collapse.
Demonstrators march for human rights
Human rights activists in the Philippines and Cambodia hold mass demonstrations to mark Human Rights Day
Battered cruise ship returns
U.S. tourists who endured the battering of their cruise ship by heavy seas arrive at port in southern Argentina.
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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
An Evening with Video Artist Bill Viola
Bill Viola dims the lights in MIT’s Room 10-250, and begins to talk of life, death and all that lies between, leaving the realm of classroom and entering a place of potential enlightenment. Weaving together his video art, personal anecdotes, poetry and other writings from religious traditions spanning the globe and the ages, V
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.
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.