News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
Cómo lavarse las manos (en español)
Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Under the Sea_Elise and Riley
Developing for Windows on ARM In this video Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio, walks us through the process of developing an application for Windows on ARM (WOA). Find out how you can use Visual Studio 2012 RC to do remote debugging, unit testing, and remote profiling on a Windows tablet. For more information on what you need to know to develop for WOA, please visit Jason's blog: Author(s):
In this video Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio, walks us through the process of developing an application for Windows on ARM (WOA). Find out how you can use Visual Studio 2012 RC to do remote debugging, unit testing, and remote profiling on a Windows tablet. For more information on what you need to know to develop for WOA, please visit Jason's blog: Author(s):
Sculpture: One Minute Sculpture Lesson
Throughout history, people have been creating sculpture in different ways and with different materials all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of sculpture. Students will understand that sculpture is three-dimensional art with height, width and depth.
Liberia's Ongoing Water Crisis: Does Rhetoric Match Reality?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/liberia-monrovia-water-population-urbanization Despite continued promises from Liberia's government agencies to improve water conditions in the country, Liberia's water supply remains contaminated and inaccessible to many communities. Currently, 18 percent of all deaths in Liberia are related to illnesses caused by poor water and sanitation. In 2008, the Liberian government launched the Poverty Reduction Strategy to chart development and promised t
God here! Or maybe Not?
The PCR Song
"Scientists for Better PCR" produced this Bio-Rad Music video that is filmed in the style of a celebrity benefit. The music video is a commercial for a BioRad thermocycler, which is essentially a DNA copying machine. During the song, there are jokes about the particulars of reproducing the genetic material as well as terms students may need to become familiar. The value of the video is that the terms used provide insights into the uses of DNA and can provide students with an idea of how th
Science Bulletins: Hubble Tracks the Seasons of Pluto
NASA recently released images of Pluto taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2002 and 2003. When compared to images from 1994, the new images show distinct seasonal stages in Pluto's 248-year orbit around the Sun.
Informal learning in early teacher development
In the context of increasing expansion of a competence – based model of teacher development, the counter-balance of a more articulate description and explanation of informal learning is urgently required. Our first use of the term in the context of professional learning emerged from preliminary theorising on the experience of learning to teach from the narrative data of beginners. It was invoked to describe learning that seemed to take place outside the formal structures and prescriptions of p
GoNUxstream Season Recap - Baseball 2012
Description not set
Business Leader Paul Jennings Welcomes New Grads to CSUN Alumni Association
At the 2012 Commencement for Cal State Northridge's College of Business and Economics, alumnus Paul Jennings '85 (Marketing), founding partner and CEO of PCS Development, Inc., congratulates new graduates, welcoming them into CSUN's Alumni Association. video recorded and produced by Matt Rinnert audio and additional footage courtesy of Information Technology, special thanks to Tony Hillbruner edited by Dylan de Mott and Krishna Narayanamurti executive producers: William Jennings, Vance Peterson
Point of View We saw a scene, now let's see it from the characters' point of view!
We saw a scene, now let's see it from the characters' point of view!
6.189 A Gentle Introduction to Programming Using Python (MIT)
This 6-unit P/D/F course will provide a gentle introduction to programming using Python for highly motivated students with little or no prior experience in programming computers over the first two weeks of IAP. The course will focus on planning and organizing programs, as well as the grammar of the Python programming language. Lectures will be interactive, featuring in-class exercises with lots of support from the course staff. This class is designed to help prepare students for 6.01 Introductio
Breakingviews: China stocks set for bull run?
July 5 - Shanghai's main share index will not recoup losses from 2011 this year, according to a Reuters poll. But Breakingviews' Richard Beales says the outlook is not as dismal as some think.
The Daily 5
This animated video gives an overview of the Daily 5 classroom. The benefits are described along with sugggestions for resources to use in implementing the program. ( 3:05)
Health and Wellness
Learn how alcohol, stress, and sleep impacts your student's academic performance and quality of life, as well as resources for students to make healthy choices in college.
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who