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What Is Inflation? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "inflation". Inflation is defined as 1. makes things bigger and 2. makes goods cost more. Good examples are given (blowing up a balloon and cost of cereal). This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the upper elementary/middle school classroom. (1:04)
ECB is only viable solution to euro zone debt crisis: ING
Nov. 14 - The ECB needs to be more aggressive in its bond buying as markets are looking at the central bank as the only viable solution to the euro zone debt crisis, says ING Rate Strategist Padhraic Garvey.
What Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement tells us
Nov. 14 - Here's what India needs to fix to reach its economic potential, N. Chandrasekaran of Tata Consultancy Services tells Chrystia Freeland.
India's boom resembles America's Robber Baron days
The crony capitalism of India's billionaire boom shows India Capitalism is in its "adolescence." K.N. Vaidyanathan, former Executive Director of the Securities and Exchange Board. Just as in America, billionaires will discover why they need people at the bottom.
Hussein palaces readied for return
Nov 14 - U.S. troops pack up war headquarters in Saddam Hussein's former palaces before returning them to Iraqi forces as part of pullout. Jessica Gray reports.
Super Mario gets down to business
Nov.14 - As Italy's new head of government, Mario Monti, is forming his cabinet, Rome was able to sell 3 billion euros of five year bonds. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns Europe could be going through its toughest hour since World War Two. Joanna Partridge reports
Merkel: Europe's "toughest hour since World War II"
Nov. 14 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered a grave assessment of Europe's economic health and underscored her determination to keep the Euro from failing. Deborah Gembara reports.
USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor
In this video, students will be able to see real footage of the Pearl Harbor Memorial. The photographs are well done. This is a good resource to help build background knowledge and will help to build a real world connection. (3:03)
The Treasury Story
Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury. The Treasury Department consists of the: Bureau of Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Customs, Bureau of Public Debt, and the Bureau of Accounts. (28min)
Reading a Thermometer
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad learns how to read a thermometer as they try to keep their chocolate sculpture from melting.
Making Every History Lecture Engaging | Teachinghistory.org
The lecture has fallen on difficult times . . . it relies too heavily on auditory input and makes students passive as opposed to active learners. —Silver, Strong, and Perini. As history teachers we may often use the lecture format, and perhaps many of us had our first excitement about history ignited by an incredible lecture that sparked our interest in the past, but students learn best if they are actively processing what they are hearing. Mike Yell introduces the Discrepant Event Inquiry
Teach In - 11/13/2011 - #6 Wrap Up
Teach In Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy Sunday November 13, 2011 Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
NASA is not Cancelled
NASA co-ops remind us that the space program is DEFINITELY NOT CANCELLED.
U.S. seeks "forceful" Arab League message on Syria
Nov. 15 - State Department spokesman Mark Toner says the U.S. hopes the Arab League will "send a forceful message" to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to halt months of bloodshed against protesting Syrians. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
"Twilight" stars; Pitt in Seoul
Nov. 15 - The latest celebrity news including Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner arrive on the black carpet for "The Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn - Part 1" premiere. John Russell, Reuters.
Harry Truman: President of the United States
Brilliant color footage takes us through the journey of Harry S. Truman from boyhood to presidency. This film's purpose was to bolster confidence in this president who was thrust into office upon the death of Franklin Roosevelt. (21min)
Chancellor’s Lecture with Francis Fukuyama
Stanford professor Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and resident in FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, will speak about his latest book, The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution, Tuesday, Nov. 15, as part of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Lecture series.keep reading »
This Unit discusses the various hazards posed by different types of volcanic eruption, illustrated by examples from recent eruptions. The discussion is focussed around reading Chapter 5 of “Teach yourself volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis” by OU volcanologist David Rothery.
DMC TV: Higher Education Summit
A higher education summit hosted by Texas State Rep. Todd Hunter with support by Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on Nov. 10, 2011.