Hildi Perez is a first-grade teacher and reading specialist at an urban public school in Boston, Massachusetts with a diverse student population. She uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals. She assesses her students individually as readers throughout the year using a developmental reading assessment. She tracks the progress of the entire class as they work their way through a sequence of leveled books. (27:15)
Horace Mann - The Father Of American Education
This 10:37 minute video goes into detail about the accomplishments of Horace Mann using photos from the time period. The video does an excellent job of breaking down Mann's beliefs into eight different areas. One of the better videos about Mann and what he wished for the nation's youth. Good quotes. Best for older students and teachers. Moves slowly and presents examples.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
OERC Symposium 2010: At the coal face of energy action - Blueskin Power
Scott Willis speaks at the the 2010 Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium. Held November 24, 2010.
TEM Lab Guatemala 2011
Student consultants from Thunderbird School of Global Management help business owners develop export strategies in Guatemala. http://www.thunderbird.edu/temlab
Traditional Suquet (Fish Stew)
Many of the world's leading chefs and restaurants are from Spain. Spain's impact has spread beyond professional kitchens. The Culinary Institute of America has designed a website intended to be a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in Spanish food and wine. We hope you'll visit often. http://www.worldsofflavorspain.com/
Chamber Dance Company - Premieres Saturday, March 12 at 8:30 p.m.
"UW Dance Presents Chamber Dance Company" features performances from the past 10 years of the series, selecting programs from the most enduring and influential performers and choreographers. With an eye for the nuances of interpretation, Betsy Cooper, Director of UW's Dance program, provides context and clarity to each artistic performance created by dance legends such as Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. For more information, visit http://uwtv.org and watch the premiere of Chamber Dance Compa
Celebrating 50 Years of WSU Nuclear Reactor Center
A small group of employees, former and current, along with students and guests, gathered at the WSU Nuclear Radiation Center on Monday, March 7th, 2011 to celebrate 50 years of safe operation. The reactor was brought to criticality at 9:58 p.m., the original start-up time in 1961. Further celebrations marking the 50th anniversary will be made later in the month. For more about the 50th Anniversary, click this link: http://www.wsutoday.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=2
Postgraduate Landscape Architecture Student Profile -- Sian Jones
Postgraduate Landscape Architecture student, Sian Jones talks about her experiences on the course and changing career - from interior designer to landscape architect. "I've developed better confidence in my work and presentation skills...As part of the course we went on a few international field trips looking at projects in Europe. I was so inspired by these projects and the nature of the industry over there that I've decided to chase up work in Europe after this course."