Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study
Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study is an APEC EDNET Project that aims to improve the quality of education in the area of Mathematics. This project is sponsored by APEC Members Japan and Thailand. The APEC-Tsukuba International Conference III was broadcast live from Tokyo, December 9-10, 2007. The project has produced useful papers describing mathematical thinking, lesson videos of classroom instruction. This project focuses on Lesson Study with the goal of improving the quality of educat
Hyde Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The Samuel Forest Hyde Memorial Fellowship, awarded by the Darden faculty, is named for a 1913 graduate of the University of Virginia who later joined the original Darden faculty. Hyde also established the first Darden scholarship to honor his son, who was killed in a plane crash in Japan. The Hyde award is presented to
Political Science Our Government and Economy
A 19 minute video that is meant to explain the various types of governments and how to recognize them. It is a long video and gives plenty of time to the subject matter and provides good examples. A word wall with the names of the major types of governments may be of help. Also recommended as a compare and contrast review to help students better understand what the differences are and what they have in common.
A fight for sovereignty in a tiny Chinese village
Villagers who led a landmark 2011 rebellion in China's Wukan Village say fairness in an election on Monday is threatened by government pressure. Gavino Garay 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, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. The next day, the United States and Britain declared war on Japan. Two months later, on February 19, 1942, the lives of thousands of Japanese Americans were dramatically changed when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This order led to the assembly and evacuation and relocation of nearly 122,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry on the west coast of the United States.
The Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide in the Pacific
examines a pivotal World War II battle. In the spring of 1942, Japan attempted to establish a toehold in the Aleutian Islands, convert Midway into an air base for invading Hawaii, and lure the U.S. Pacific Fleet into a final battle that would finish it off. The Japanese fleet depended on radio codes that codebreakers in Hawaii and Washington, D.C. worked around the clock to interpret. This website tells how they broke the code and ended Japan's advance across the Pacific.
Percussion: San Francisco Taiko Dojo
SPARK follows Sensei Seiichi Tanaka and Taiko Dojo as they prepare for the 36th annual International Taiko Festival at Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall. This Educator Guide is about the history and traditions of the ancient art of Taiko drumming in Japan and the contemporary innovations of a global music culture.
Japancast Video Episode 12
The last K-On! we’ll cover, Japan’s self defense, high school festivals, and bad kanji tattoos. Japancast Video Episode 012 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
Japancast HD Video Lesson 013 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net
Bleach episode 285, news from Japan, and an amazing kid plays guitar with Ozzy Osborne on this week’s episode. Japancast HD Video Episode 013 from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Links to items mentioned in this episode: Perfect Blue Paprika Satoshi Kon’s last words (Japanese) English Translation The Exquisite Short Films of Kihachiro Kawamoto (1968-1979) The [...]
History's Turning Points-1902 AD The Battle for Tsushima
History's Turning Points-1902 AD The Battle for Tsushima
This 25 minute video is very well done. It requires a vocabulary list and a world map as well as one of Japan to best understand the lesson here. The Battle of Tsushima os commonly known as the “Sea of Japan Naval Battle” and was naval history's only decisive sea battle fought by modern steel battleship fleets. This was also the first naval battle in which wireless telegraphy played a role. Tsushima Strait between Korea and sou
How to Make an Origami Spinning Top
Instructions on how to make an Origami Spinning Top. The paper used in the video is origami paper from Japan. It might help to use a little double-sided tape on the triangles that you fold to the outside. Just remember to put it on every one, because you don't want to throw off the balance, then it won't spin correctly. (3:56)
Five Island Nations
This video teaches about five island nations. The Island Nations are Great Britain, Japan, Madagascar, New Zealand.Lots of details about each island.
1945 Iwo Jima Aerial Raw Footage in Color
Iwo Jima. Unedited USMC Kodachrome raw footage from 1945. Aerial images of the attack on Iwo Jima. Soundtrack added (Demo Only) in 2008 by ROMANO-ARCHIVES, performed by Tangerine Dream. This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES' new website-"Unknown World War 2 in Color"-"WW2 Japan & Pacific" section.
Battle of Iwo Jima
(Newsreel footage) February March 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Japan during World War II, when the iconic photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima was taken. The U.S. occupied Iwo Jima until 1968, when it was returned to Japan. Today Iwo Jima has no permanent civilian population, but has an air base operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and occasionally used for day and night landing practice by the U.S. Navy's Carrier Air Wing Five based at Naval Air Facility
Snow Monkeys Play in the Water to Stay Cool
Snow monkeys are native to Japan. Watch these macaques cool off by playing in the water and learn in this video why there are snow monkeys in Texas. Run time 01:12.
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations.Also discusses the reasons for the dropping of the A-bombs on Japan are given with differeing opions given.