"The Idea of Order at Key West" by Wallace Stevens (poetry reading)
One can gain insight into what poets are trying to convey from listening to them read their poems. Most poets read with a conspicuous mannerism which, I suggest, mimics a pattern of speech they heard in early life that had a powerful influence on them. In Bukowski's work, for instance, I'm sure I hear the dismissive, jeering voice of his abusive father. Wallace Stevens reads with a "dying fall", as though he's casting a spell - somewhat like a preacher reading a lesson. Listen to Wallace S
Egyptians vote in parliamentary poll
Nov. 28 - The Arab League Secretary General, Nabil al-Araby, and Presidential hopeful, Amr Moussa, are among the early voters as Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections get underway. Nick Rowlands reports.
How to Get More Out of Google
This is a slide show, but it is well worth showing students who may think they just need to type in a word or phrase to find material. You just need to click on each slide. It is very worthwhile, and it is extra good because it warns students about the dangers of working with Wikipedia as a reference tool for research.
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2.71 Optics (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Gradu
Easy Integration of Science and Music
Lesson ObjectiveStudents create a rondo using concepts they learned in science. Questions to ConsiderSee Ms. Griffin reinforce science learning into her music lesson with this easy, effective ideaBeyond the focus on core subjects, why is it helpful to make such cross-curricular connections?How could this cross-curricular idea be applied to any subject area?
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - vs. Drexel - Feb. 1, 2012
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 61-53 loss to Drexel on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Matthews Arena in Boston.
This month with the President - February 2012
President Patrick Deane talks about the importance of the 3M Teaching Fellowships and congratulates McMaster's winners: social sciences' Marshall Beier and the Centre for Leadership in Learning's Susan Vajoczki.
Using Grouping to Count Quickly
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to help the Fairy Tale people save their king. To do this the CyberSquad must count out 777 golden eggs. They don’t have much time and have to come up with a quick and efficient way get an accurate count without counting them one-by-one. They realize if they group the eggs in groups of ten, they will be about to count the eggs more quickly. (4mins)
10th's and Decimals
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad replaces a piece of track to get the Madre Bonita Express to the Mother's Day harvest.
How a Mix Engineer Enhances a Track - Music Production
Learn more about Dan's Critical Listening course at: http://bit.ly/ymt7zw Dan Thompson is an independent writer/producer and recording engineer, his credits include work on records, feature films, and television series and movies, including ER, The Sopranos, Swimfan, The Sweetest Thing, Melrose Place, Malibu Shores, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Touched By An Angel, Soul Food and NCIS, to name just a few. Dan has authored articles on music technology for EQ and Electronic Musician, has been a pres
The Titanic Discovery: Professor Robert Ballard
Marine explorer Robert Ballard, a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a lecture about his discovery of the ship's resting place. The "unsinkable" Titanic sank in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. Ballard discovered the remains of the ship on September 1, 1985, following a secret U.S. Navy mission to find two U.S. submarines. In his lecture, Ballard discusses his discovery of
NCL-Chinese Grammar 'Shi'
NCL-Chinese Grammar 'Shi'.
Communicating Science: What We Hope to Accomplish
The goals of the Kavli-CNSI Workshop in Communicating Science presented by Howard Schneider, Co-chair Center for Communicating Science and Founding Dean School of Journalism at Stony Brook University. He was instrumental in the founding of the Center for Communicating Science and also founded the Center for News Literacy, which teaches students from across disciplines how to judge the reliability of news reports and how to manage today.s flood of information. Before coming to Stony Brook, How
Beavers build homes called dams. These dams are usually built across a flowing body of water such as a river. The beavers cut down trees to build the dam with by chewing on them until they fall down.
L'Art en Question 1 - VAN GOGH : La Nuit étoilée
Retrouvez l'interview bonus et de nombreux films sur l'art sur http://www.canal-educatif.fr/videos/art/27/vangogh-art-en-question-1/van-gogh-nuit.html La Nuit étoilée est souvent perçue comme l'image d'un artiste maudit et tourmenté, trop en avance sur son temps. Et si c'était le contraire ? Pourquoi s'intéresser à un petit village avec son fier clocher alors que d'autres artistes sont fascinés par la ville ?
How to Write a Friendly Letter
This student-created video identifies and explains the parts of a friendly letter through a power point and an hand-written example. The parts of the letter are clearly labeled and explained. The selection ends with video of a teacher providing writing ideas for letters to pen pals. ( There is a spelling error at 1:45.) ( 3:58)