Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
This bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials, and assessment procedures. Because language development is a fundamental co-requisite for learning mathematics and science concepts, processes and skills, the lessons i
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009"
"This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts feminist
Radio Lingua celebrates 3 years of language-learning
On 18th October 2006, episode one of a new language-learning podcast called Coffee Break Spanish was released to the world. This show was a bit different from the other Spanish learning shows out there: it was a gradual introduction to basic Spanish presented by teacher Mark, teaching student Kara. At this stage no-one really knew [...]
Mozart's Requiem Mass in D Minor I - Introitus and Kyrie
This is a live video in color of John Eliot Gardiner conducting the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir. This performance was filmed at the Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona in Dec. 1991. The performance takes place on a stage. The sound quality is excellent, but the picture is a little on the dark side due to stage lighting.
Habanera (aria) from Carmen sung by Maria Callas
One of the greatest opera stars of the 20th century, Maria Callas, sings "Habanera," in Covent Garden 1962. From the opera "Carmen," by Georges Bizet. Sound quality is not the best and the video is black and white, but the quality of the performance is top-notch. Video is of just Callas on stage. (4:21)
Porgi Amor from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
This is a live performance of Kiri Te Kanawa singing on stage in a concert hall accompanied by an orchestra. The lighting creates a beautiful backdrop for Ms. Te Kanawa's performance even though it is a bit dark. The picture and sound quality are excellent.
Dove sono from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
This is a video of a live performance of Kiri Te Kanawa singing with an orchestra on stage in a concert hall. The lighting is a bit dark, but the picture quality is still good.
Dove sono i bei momenti
Di dolcezza e di piacer?
Dove andaro i giuramenti
Di quel labbro menzogner?
Perchè mai, se in pianti e in pene
Per me tutto si cangiò,
La memoria di quel bene
Dal mio sen non trapassò?
Ah! se almen la mia costanza,
I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérable sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
This is a video of a live performance by Kiri Te Kanawa on stage accompanied by the Australian Pops Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins. It was recorded at State Theatre Victorian Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia, 1993. The picture quality is good, but a little dark to the stage lighting. The sound is okay and has some crackling sounds throughout.
You'll Never Walk Alone sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
This is a live performance of Kiri Te Kanawa singing on stage while accompanied by an orchestra. The lighting is a bit dark, but the picture quality is still decent. The sound quality is excellent. (3:59)
Dorothy I. Height, last filmed interview, 98 years old
A founding matriarch of the American Civil Rights Movement. President of the American Council of Negro Women for 40 years. Height was among the coalition of African American leaders who pushed civil rights to the center of the American political stage after World War II, and she was a key figure in the struggles for school desegregation, voting rights, employment opportunities and public accommodations in the 1950s and 1960s.
Biography: John Wilkes Booth: Assassin in the Spotlight
John Wilkes Booth was the epitome of success--a famous stage actor, wildly popular, and wealthy. Yet, in April 1865, when the Confederate South surrendered to the Union North, he felt he was 'a man without a country.'
Backing Up and Restoring a Course in Moodle
This video shows what to do at the end of the semester to backup your course and import it into a new one. This tutorial covers the steps involved with creating, downloading and restoring a course backup. (11:13)
Profile of Geneticist Pardis Sabeti
This video profile adapted from NOVA scienceNOW profiles the life and work of Harvard geneticist and biological anthropologist Pardis Sabeti. Although Sabeti spends many of her evenings on stage, fronting her band Thousand Days, her true passion is unraveling scientific puzzles. In 2006, Sabeti developed a method for analyzing the human genome in search of genes that may have arisen through natural selection. Her method is now widely used among geneticists and evolutionary biologists in an effor
Mazurka by Chopin performed by Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz playing Chopin's Mazurka in b minor Opus. 33 No. 4 in Vienna (1987). The picture quality is decent even though it's a little dark, but the sound quality is good.(4:40)
Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 performed by Vladimir Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz performing in Musikverein, Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1987. The picture is decent quality, but the sound quality is excellent. (7:25)
For unto us a child is born from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (4:13)
Hallelujah from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:50)
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy (part 1 of 2)
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (2:19)
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy (part 2 of 2)
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:01)