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Is There A Crisis in Public Education? Address by Diane Ravitch
On April 10, 2012, The University of Notre Dame hosted Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University, for an address titled "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?" as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum. The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American
This video has information on how cultured pearls are produced. It starts with the reproduction of the oyster and ends with the collection of the cultured pearl and includes every step in between.
Ben Franklin the Ladies' Man
Ben Franklin had a passion for smart, beautiful women. In this video clip, learn about whether or not the truth supports the myth about his prolific romantic appetite. (3:17)
Benjamin Franklin's Secret Societies
While in England, Ben Franklin may have been a member of a secret underground society known as the Hellfire Club. In this video clip, learn more about Benjamin Franklin and the secrets behind his gatherings with the Hellfire Club. (3:16)
12.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** In Syrien ist die Frist zur Umsetzung der vom internationalen Sondergesandten Kofi Annan geforderten Waffenruhe abgelaufen. Seit sechs Uhr morgens Ortszeit sollen demnach die Kämpfe eingestellt sein. Nach ersten Berichten scheinen sich die Truppen von Präsident Baschar al-Assad und Oppositionelle daran zu halten. Die Regierung hatte am Mittwoch
Lesson #079, Thursday Ho mal di testa. = I have a headache. (I have bad of the head) Ho mal di gola. = I have a sore throat. (I have bad of the throat.) Ho mal di stomaco. = I have a stomach ache. ( I have bad of the stomach) Ho il raffreddore. = I have a cold. Ho l'influenza. = I have the flu. Ho la febbre. = I have a fever. Ho la tosse. = I have a cough. Mi fa male la gamba. = My leg hurts. (The leg does me bad) Mi fa male il braccio. = My arm hurts (The ar
Ho mal di testa. = I have a headache. (I have bad of the head)
Ho mal di gola. = I have a sore throat. (I have bad of the throat.)
Ho mal di stomaco. = I have a stomach ache. ( I have bad of the stomach)
Ho il raffreddore. = I have a cold.
Ho l'influenza. = I have the flu.
Ho la febbre. = I have a fever.
Ho la tosse. = I have a cough.
Mi fa male la gamba. = My leg hurts. (The leg does me bad)
Mi fa male il braccio. = My arm hurts (The ar
Morpheus Tether Test #11
Morpheus conducts another tethered test, April 11, 2012. Morpheus is a full spacecraft and rocket-powered lander, which demonstrates new green technology, as well as an autonomous landing and hazard detection technology. Read more about Morpheus testing: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/exploration/morpheus/index.html http://morpheuslander.jsc.nasa.gov/
Jack Johnson's Music Lesson #2
Notable musician Jack Johnson performs his song "Mud Football" and shares one of the stories behind the lyrics. (3:05)
TED415 Session11 Spring 2012
Multicultural Education with Jeffrey Miller Guest Raymond Salas
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Mark Banash
Mark Banash Learn More: http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
Ask an Engineer
The engineer's primary role is to develop practical solutions to society's many and varied needs. As demonstrated in this video from the Sciencenter in Ithaca, New York, engineering work — which requires creativity, a knack for problem solving, and lots of training — is seldom boring and can be highly rewarding. For some engineers, the challenge may be to maintain clean and healthy water conditions for aquarium inhabitants. For others, the work they do may be isolated from public vie
DC Environmental Film Festival 2012: Natural Resources/Unnatural Results Panel Discussion (Part 1)
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presented five short films examining the impact of natural resources extraction on the environment, indigenous populations, public health and corporate responsibility. Discussion followed screenings, with filmmakers Stephen Sapienza and Nadja Drost, Amol Mehra, Coordinator of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, and Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US State Department B
The Brooklyn Bridge
Linking the borough of Brooklyn with Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge stands as a marvel of engineering. In this video clip, learn more about the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. (3:08)
15.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Auch kurz vor der erwarteten Ankunft der ersten UN-Beobachter in Syrien wird die Waffenruhe nicht überall eingehalten. Armee-Einheiten bombardierten laut Augenzeugen wieder die Protesthochburg Homs. Die Syrische Beobachtungsstelle für Menschenrechte in London sprach von den heftigsten Angriffen seit Beginn der offiziellen Feuerpause am Donnerstag. Aus de
News #154 - Know More Words, Speak More Japanese!
What was your first Japanese word? Remember how as you learned more and more words, you started speaking more and more Japanese? It’s no coincidence. It’s a fact of life: if you want to speak more Japanese, you will need more words. That’s how you break out of beginner Japanese and improve. You’ll notice the [...]
Regional Spanish Series - Peruvian #29 - Time got away from me!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Just what is taboo among romantic relationships in Peru? Joe and Bea know, and they want to give you the good word. Join them as they take you through the nuances of Peruvian relationships as well as a look at the verb “quedar” when it is used in such a context [...]
News #91 - Know More Words, Speak More Spanish!
What was your first Spanish word? Remember how as you learned more and more words, you started speaking more and more Spanish? It’s no coincidence. It’s a fact of life: if you want to speak more Spanish, you will need more words. That’s how you break out of beginner Spanish and improve. You’ll notice the [...]
Economic Update on WBAI Apr 14th, 2012
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