Passing Notes to Exchange Ideas
Lesson ObjectivePass notes to share ideas about a quotation and generate discussion. Questions to ConsiderHow does this strategy help students build on each other's ideas?What about this strategy helps students participate in the follow-up class discussion?How could you use this idea with a variety of concepts?
Veterans face job hunt
Jan 6 - Veterans, faced with the same tough jobs market as all job hunters, get some help from companies and government programs. Jill Bennett reports.
Trouble for NYSE, D. Boerse deal
Jan 10 - European anti-competitive regulators are prepared to block the $9 billion merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Commemorating 20 Years of the JR East Fellowship A special event on Oct. 13, 2011 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the East Japan Railway Company Professorship at MIT — which is currently held by Engineering Systems Division Interim Director Joseph Sussman. The event included remarks from Sussman, JR East Vice Chairman Masaki Ogata, and Claude Canizares, MIT's vice president for research and associate provost. Sussman provided some historical cont
A special event on Oct. 13, 2011 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the East Japan Railway Company Professorship at MIT — which is currently held by Engineering Systems Division Interim Director Joseph Sussman. The event included remarks from Sussman, JR East Vice Chairman Masaki Ogata, and Claude Canizares, MIT's vice president for research and associate provost.
Sussman provided some historical cont
21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices (MIT)
This course is a creative, hands-on exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to live electronics performance and improvisation, including basic analog instrument design, computer synthesis programming, and hardware and software interface design.
Sound of Saturn's Rings
The above recording was made by the Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981, as it passed close to Saturns rings. It was created as dust from the rings was hitting the radio antenna. (02:00)
@Google Presents Greg Koch: Stone Brewing Co.
Greg Koch is the CEO and Co-Founder of Stone Brewing Co. Since its inception in 1996, Stone Brewing Co. has been the fastest growing brewery in the country—Beer lovers gravitate to its unique line-up which includes favorites such as Stone IPA and Arrogant Bastard Ale. This insider's guide focuses on the history of Stone Brewing Co., and shares homebrew recipes for many of its celebrated beers including Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine, Stone Smoked Porter, and Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Choco
161: Fortis Healthcare: Moving beyond India
Healthcare needs are almost desperate in many parts of Asia and one company is ambitiously ramping up its services across the region.
Organic Chemistry CHEM241 Jan 9 2012 intro
By: jcbradley Jean-Claude Bradley presents the first lecture of Organic Chemistry I (CHEM241) of the Winter 2012 term at Drexel University. This introduces the course and provides details of how the course will proceed.
David Beckham will be doing a live Google interview on Thursday, January 19th at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 17pm GMT. Watch the interview live on youtube.com/atgoogletalks. As an added bonus, hangout with David directly after, right on his Google+ profile at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 18:30pm GMT. Add him to your circles now for all the latest updates: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108846998869637201361/
Kerry Matthews visits TeachUp! Training
Kerry Matthews, a 5th grade science teacher in DeSoto County, visited a recent TeachUp! training session to talk with incoming Interns about the WatchKnow website and her integration of technology in the classroom. The video is in lecture format. (28:16)
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan
The footage in this little film was captured by the hardworking men and women at NASA with the Cassini Imaging Science System. The video is set to music. No narration. (02:06)
If you're interested in learning more about Cassini and the on-going Cassini Solstice Mission, check it out at NASA's website: aturn.jpl.nasa.gov/science/index.cfm
Long Term Supply Curve
During this seven-minute video, Sal Khan discusses the difference between long-term and short term supply.
Sport and Society : the Summer Olympics and Paralympics through the lens of Social Science
This website presents the wide range of materials held at the British Library that can support research into the social aspects of sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games whilst covering a number of themes including education, business and sport. "One of the major focuses of the site is legacy. For the British Library, the most important aspect of the legacy debate is the need to ensure that libraries and archives acquire as much as possible of the publications (and other materials) coming ou
Michelle E. Koski, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Michelle E. Koski, M.D. She was awarded her M.D by the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Koski completed her Residency at Vanderbilt University and did her Fellowship at Louisiana State University (LSU). Her Specialty is Urology.
Justin Bieber sparks things up in Las Vegas
Jan. 12 - Bieber helps reveal a new dancing robot at the Consumer Electronics Show. Alicia Powell reports
Brazil's fashion week heats up
Jan. 12 - Brazilian designers showcase their fall collections in Rio de Janeiro. Alicia Powell reports.
Stars shine at People's Choice Awards
Jan. 11 - Hollywood stars hit the red carpet for the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mark S. George, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Mark S. George, M.D., he is the Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. George was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his Residency at MUSC as well. He completed his Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurological Diseases in London and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Introduction to Trigonometry
Lesson Objective: Students explore relationships within triangles as examples of ratios. Questions to Consider: How does Ms. Tennis simplify trigonometric ratios for students?How are visual models used to help students develop understanding of ratios beyond memorization?In what ways is an introduction to trigonometry helpful to middle school students?