Emerging economies boost GE numbers
Oct. 21 - Summary of business headlines: General Electric hits Wall Street profit forecasts; McDonald's beats expectations; Verizon pulls ahead despite slower sales ahead of iPhone launch. Conway G. Gittens reports.
YouTube generation looks for a job
Oct. 21 -In the UK, employers and recruitment agencies are experimenting with video as a way of expediting the search for potential employees. Matt Cowan reports.
Images on iDASH: Initial Infrastructure and Insights
Presented by Brian E. Chapman
"What Does It Mean To Be Green?" written by Rana DiOrio--Book Trailer (Conservation)
This colorful, insightful story, demystifies for children what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally-friendly lens. The book empowers children to do whatever they can to protect the earth's precious resources. Don't be surprised if they start coming up with suggestions of their own for you! This is a great resource to encourage our young readers to go green. (1:48)
C-Suite Conversations: Chris Mooney
The Robins School of Business is pleased to unveil a series of educational summits for students, alumni and the business community facilitated by distinguished executives in the area. "C-Suite Conversations" are unscripted interviews with leading decision makers in central Virginia. Throughout five installments in the 2011 - 2012 academic year, Senior Associate Dean Richard Coughlan and each executive will discuss business-related topics on stage in the Ukrop Auditorium at the Robins School. T
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Nokia CEO Elop talks about new Windows smartphone
Oct. 26 - Insider speaks to Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop about the mobile manufacturer's battle to win back U.S. customers from Apple and other rivals.
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The Nature Explorers South Los Padres Expedition Part 3 of 8
In this expedition we travel to South Los Padres National forest, 25 miles north of Los Angeles California. This diverse eco-system is situated just outside one of the largest cities in the world, but it's amazing what the Piru Creek and surrounding Echo Valley ecosystem has to offer.
Gregory Maguire: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Gregory Maguire appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children and many novels for adults, including "Wicked," the basis of the smash Broadway musical of the same name. Formerly a professor of children's literature at Simmons College, he is a co-founder of the Foundation for Children's Books and of Children's Literature New England Inc. Maguire is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Advent
"Math Snacks" Overruled!
Two besotted rulers must embrace proportional units in order to complete a bridge to unite their lands. It takes mathematical reasoning to deduce the problem, and solution, when engineers from Queentopia and Kingopolis try to build a bridge that meets in the middle of the river.
Overruled! addresses number and operations standards, the algebra standard, and the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It guides students in:
"Math Snacks" Number Rights
Whole numbers are no better than any others!
Practice plotting values on the number line as a passionate activist rises up and demands equity for all numbers, including fractions and decimals.
Number Rights addresses number and operations standards as well as the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It supports students in:
Comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percents efficiently and finding
Timelapse Watercolor Illustration - Harlequin Ducks
Go behind the scenes with an award-winning artist. This timelapse video puts you right in the driver's seat as famed bird artist Jonathan Alderfer creates a watercolor of two adult male Harlequin Ducks. It's all part of the Field Guide to Birds of North America, from National Geographic Books.
"Llama Llama Red Pajama" Read-Aloud by Anna Dewdney
Listen to the author and illustrator read her book Llama, Llama Red Pajamas. Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn’t coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and his soft whimpers turn to hollers when she doesn’t come right
Get to know "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Author/Illustrator Eric Carle
Get to know Eric Carle, the beloved author/illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider, Mister Seahorse and more! Learn about his artistic process and hear him read from some of his picture books. This is a great resource to help students make real world connections between author to text to student. (3:17)
Eric Carle discusses "The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse"
A brilliant new Eric Carle picture book for the artist in us all!
Every child has an artist inside them, and this vibrant new picture book from Eric Carle will help let it out. The artist in this book paints the world as he sees it, just like a child. There's a red crocodile, an orange elephant, a purple fox and a polka-dotted donkey. More than anything, there's imagination. Filled with some of the most magnificently colorful animals of Eric Carle's career, this tribute to the creati
Refining technology for handheld diagnostic devices
When lives are on the line, every minute counts. Getting a quick and accurate diagnosis can mean the difference between life and death; however, in the developing world, doctors often lack the medical equipment necessary to determine the cause of a patient's illness. Hsueh-Chia Chang is leading a Notre Dame research team that is refining technology for a handheld diagnostic device that identifies the DNA of bacteria and viruses that cause specific diseases. With this type of tool, medical profe
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Het is een website die je kunt downloaden van die geschikte spelletjes voor de kinderen (deel 1 Luka en de verborgen schat '). De games zijn gemaakt om problemen op te lossen en instructies te lezen. Ze zijn rustig en …
The Exchange: Eviscerating the Middle Class
Nov. 3 - Rob Cox is joined by New Yorker writer George Packer, who recently authored "The Broken Contract," an article published in Foreign Affairs to discuss economic inequality in America.
Basic Bootcamp #1 - A Pleasure to Meet You
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You just arrived in Latin America, and you take a deep breath of the crisp air, look around you, and get ready to embark on a new adventure! What brings you to Latin America? Work? Vacation? Family? Or have you decided to grab life by the horns and study abroad at [...]