National and Imperial Power in 19th-Century U.S. Travel Fiction
This module considers strategies for teaching George Dunham's travel journal A Journey to Brazil in conjunction with nineteenth-century U.S. travel fiction.
The Bug Song to the Tune of Wheels on the Bus -King County Library System
In this 1:00 amateur video, a librarian sings "The Bug Song" to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus". In the song, various bugs (fireflies, crickets, ants, caterpillars, etc.) are named with accompanying movements.
Icky, Bicky Soda Cracker - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Icky Bicky Soda Cracker" using a baby doll to demonstrate motions that go with the rhyme.
A Bee Sat On My Nose -Call & Response Rhyme- King County Library System
This fingerplay(running time 1:23) is a call and response rhyme, where the librarian starts the rhyme and the audience repeats after her. It is about a bee who mistakes a nose for a garden. The librarian uses a yellow sticky dot to represent the bee on her nose. This would be a cute classroom activity.
One Fine Day - King County Library System
Watch as a librarian recites a rhyme about a bear who meets on bee on a search for honey "One Fine Day". (0:23)
Monkey See, Monkey Do - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites "Monkey See, Monkey Do", an active rhyme where kids do various motions. ():41)
King County Library Presents "Peanut Butter and Jelly"
In this video, a librarian sings the song "Peanut Butter and Jelly" all about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, complete with matching hand motions. Not very entertaining or colorful for young students but cute motions for early childhood teachers to learn to perform in their own classrooms (1:26).
Turtle - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Turtle" using motions. (0:37)
I Wiggle My Fingers - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "I Wiggle My Fingers", which helps children to get ready to listen to a story. ( :15)
King County Library Presents "The Boa"
Very short clip of librarian holding a Boa puppet and she says "Just when you think you know the boa, there's moa, moa, and moa". Cute rhyme for teachers to learn to use in their classrooms (0:13).
Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers
This lesson provides fliers and other documents related to the demonstration in Memphis on March 28, 1968. On that day, students near the end of the march broke windows of businesses. Looting ensued. The march was halted. King was deeply distressed by the violence. He and fellow leaders negotiated a commitment to nonviolence among disagreeing factions in Memphis, and another march was planned for April 8. On April 4, as he stepped out of his motel room to go to dinner, he was assassinated.
How able a King was Richard III? The Experience of Muslims in British and French Prisons White British working class children make the worst progress in secondary school Saving the British strawberry Brenda King, MBE, Hon MA British Foreign Policy - Challenges facing the next Prime Minister Will Blair's European Dream Be Brown's British Nightmare? TRACE: A Coronal Loop with a Co-temporal Yohkoh Soft X-ray Image Overlaid TRACE: Viewing a Coronal Loop with a Diagram of the Earth for Scale.
How able a King was Richard III? A presentation by Dr. David Grummitt, Senior Research Fellow, The History of Parliament Project, for The History Faculty: www.thehistoryfaculty.com.
History as written and presented by current historians. Visit thehistoryfaculty.com for free downloads and more information.
According to new research there is a significant difference in the way that the British and French prison systems treat Muslim prisoners. Taking the prison experience as a microcosm of both French and British society, Professor Joly explores the issues of national identity, multiculturalism and ethnic or regligous tensions within both countries and how the state has responded to the challenges. Touching on the recent riots across France, Professor Joly raises serious concers about the ability of
Dr Steve Strand from the Warwick Institute of Education talks about his report which shows that white British children from working class backgrounds make the least progress compared to other ethnic groups at secondary school.
Researchers at Warwick HRI describe a project which could help to prevent the disappearance of UK grown strawberries due to changes in the weather by helping farmers combat the effects of climate change.
Ms Brenda King, Chief Executive of ACDiversity, speaks to the University ahead of receiving her Honorary Degree.
This public debate marks the launch of British Diplomacy: Foreign Secretaries Reflect edited by Graham Ziegner (Politico's, March '07). The book includes contributions from five former UK Foreign Secretaries who provide a unique insight into the thoughts and actions of the holders of one of the most difficult and challenging posts within British government, highlighting the problems faced during their time as Foreign Secretary and giving a personal account of how these problems were tackled. Pro
Tony Blair was at ease in the European Union. He saw the EU as part of the solution to the challenges of economic reform, energy security and climate change. Gordon Brown does not like 'abroad'. Will he be tempted to play the euro sceptic card? Will the EU constitution be, for him, a text too far? Or can Brown do for UK relations with her EU partners what Nixon did for US/China relations?
An image of a coronal loop from TRACE, with a co-temporal soft x-ray image from YOKOH overlaid
Zooming into the sun to show an animation of the Bastille Day solar flare from TRACE imagery
The Experience of Muslims in British and French Prisons
White British working class children make the worst progress in secondary school
Saving the British strawberry
Brenda King, MBE, Hon MA
British Foreign Policy - Challenges facing the next Prime Minister
Will Blair's European Dream Be Brown's British Nightmare?
TRACE: A Coronal Loop with a Co-temporal Yohkoh Soft X-ray Image Overlaid
TRACE: Viewing a Coronal Loop with a Diagram of the Earth for Scale.