Presidents & American Foreign Policy
Are trends in global politics simply the result of large impersonal structural forces, or does human agency matter? For example, would America have become the dominant country in the 20th century regardless of who was president? To what extent did leaders matter, and if so, what kind of leader? Leadership theorists focus their attention on what they call transformational leaders, but were "transformational" leaders like Woodrow Wilson and Ronald Reagan really more important than "transactional"
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Learn English Grammar

Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows how to play an English grammar with a game. The game is called The Sentence Zone.  The video shows how each part of the sentence is a different color.  Children learn the parts of a sentence, such as a subject, verb, direct object, or preposition.  The game is easy enough for parents or teachers to make and have fun learning. Video is of good quality and the idea she uses is good for parents and teachers.
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The Dynamics of Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Vietnam
The Dynamics of Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Vietnam.
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Eloquent : Uitspraaklijst Nederlands
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Deze site van het Talencentrum van de Universiteit van Tilburg is bedoeld voor niet-Nederlandstalige volwassen die Nederlands als tweede taal leren. Je kunt er de uitspraak van woorden trainen. Een essentieel onderdeel …


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When Worlds Collide
'Nearly 60 years ago, audiences thrilled to the destruction of the Earth in George Pal's classic film, "When Worlds Collide." The idea of a planetary smash-up is a staple of science fiction, but can it really happen? Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope think they've actually seen the aftermath of such a collision around another star. It can even help us understand similar calamities that happened long ago in our own solar system.' (05:31)
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Learning and Memory
This video give tips on how to use current events to help children learn about the world.
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CTPI: Severing the Link Between Alcohol and Prison
This open forum, jointly hosted by the Centre for Theology & Public Issues and the Howard League for Penal Reform, is chaired by Dunedin Barrister Anne Stevens. The panellists include Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army and Professor Jennie Connor, Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. The link between alcohol consumption and criminal offending in New Zealand is w
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
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Harry Potter-POA Ch.10 The Marauder's Map part1
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling. 

In this video Chapter 10: The Marauder's Map is read.

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The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 3/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
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Imperial identities: the 'first British Empire'
Imperial identities: the 'first British Empire'
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The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov
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California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site.  Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here:  http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
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Rejection of the Father - new subs
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MATLAB Lecture 2
Presented by Dr. Mike Stopa on Feb 27, 2014.
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Metaphors and Similes

This video describes the difference between metaphors and similes. This video uses think blocks to show the differences between analogy, metaphor, and simile.  Every metaphor and simile has an analogy inside of it.   Video shows how metaphor and simile are related.  Not a very exciting video, but gives good examples.  Good for elementary grade students. 


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The Simile
Similes in 30 seconds or less, this film offers a quick outline of what a simile is as well as how writers use them for effect. (0:42)
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