Conquering Technophobia: A Classroom Veteran Warms to Digital Tools
Jim Wilson, a self-described "old guy" and star of theEdutopia video Conquering Technophobia, has gone from grumbling about his school's technology-integration initiative to embracing it. Laptop computers and other gadgets are now tools that he uses just about every day in his English classes at Freedom Area High School, outside Pittsburgh.There have been bumps along the way, and -- Wilson will be the first to tell you -- there are surely more to come. But he's pleased with what comput
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After reading this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate diagrams as a powerful aid to thinking and acting;

  • distinguish between systems diagrams and diagrams helpful in systems work;

  • demonstrate sufficient skills to ‘read’ and ‘draw’ a wide range of diagrams, following given conventions, that help improve your understanding of a situation;

  • select diagrams suited to the needs of the situation you are investigating an
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Sculpture: One Minute Sculpture Lesson
Throughout history, people have been creating sculpture in different ways and with different materials all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of sculpture. Students will understand that sculpture is three-dimensional art with height, width and depth.
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Northwest PRECEDENT: NIDCR Program Remarks
Don DeNucci, DDS, MS, program official from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, describes accomplishments of practice-based research over the past seven years. View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
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Electrical Circuits: ( An Interactive Game)
Students utilize their knowledge of the components of electrical circuits by playing this game.  ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
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Breakingviews: China stocks set for bull run?
July 5 - Shanghai's main share index will not recoup losses from 2011 this year, according to a Reuters poll. But Breakingviews' Richard Beales says the outlook is not as dismal as some think.
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The Daily 5
This animated video gives an overview of the Daily 5 classroom.  The benefits are described along with sugggestions for resources to use in implementing the program.  ( 3:05)
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Learn how to Teach Kids to Play Golf - Golf Manners
This video explains some basic manners for those playing golf.
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Blackout!
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who
Author(s): Denise Carlson,Jane Evenson,Malinda Schaefer Zarsk

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21M.220 Early Music (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. This course examines European music from the early Middle Ages until the end of the Renaissance. It includes a chronological survey and intensive study of three topics: chant and its development, music in Italy 1340-1420, and music in Elizabethan England. Instruction focuses on methods and pitfalls in studying music of the distant past. Students' papers, problem sets, and presentations explore lives, genres, and works in depth. Works are studie
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ABC Phonics Song With Sign Language
In this video, you see four presentations of the alphabet: 1) the graphical letters themselves; 2) the sounded names of the letters; 3) the sign language hand shapes of the letters, and; 4) the phonic sounds the letters make. (1:59)
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Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
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Laissez-Faire Learning

As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education. Student apathy, methodological stagnation, bureaucratic inefficiency, textbook-publishing cartels, obsessive preoccupation with grades, coercive relationships, and rigid, sanitized curricula are just a few of the more obvious problems, attended by the cold-shower di
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Piramide van oude fietsbanden
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Als originele kerstversiering maken de leerlingen een piramide van oude fietsbanden en piepschuim.

In negen bladzijden wordt beschreven hoe de leerlingen te werk moeten gaan. 

Achtereenvolgens komt het volgende aan …


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Phillip Earl Johnson '86 - performs at Redbird Pride Night
Redbird Pride night at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival featured MooNie. Phillip Earl Johnson '86, Illinois State University Theater alumnus combines the European Silent Clown with the immediate interactive theater of street and stage. His very first performance was on the lawn by Ewing Manor. Since, he has done 5,500 performances in 23 years.
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