Learn how to teach Palindrome's with 'Weird Al'

Weird Al is clearly my most cited musician in literacy classes, particularly when looking at poetry.  Last week our kids looked at using Palindromes in their poetry and Weird Al' delivered again with his rip off of Bob Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues.

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Great tech support site for teachers and students

Tech Ease is a great resource for teachers and students to learn about computers and basic tech support.  It is is broken down into Mac, Windows, and accessibility uses.

Under each, there are subt
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Bloom's iPad Taxonomy

Langwitches has recently just put together another taxonomy of the iPad.  It has some really great stuff in it.  For the full article click here.

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URI Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony 2012
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Designs go from greenhouse to global exhibition
http://concordia.ca/now Design students team up with the Concordia greenhouse to build site-specific, practical items -- and to display their ecological designs at the SIDIM interior design show.
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Marquette College of Nursing: The Center for Clinical Simulation
This video explores the partnership between Marquette University's College of Nursing and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare to build a clinical simulation center at Marquette University. It is the first clinical simulation center partnership of its type in Wisconsin. Made possible in part by a $1 million investment over five years from Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, the $4 million simulation center will combine the expertise of Marquette's nursing faculty with the real world experience of Wheaton's
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2012 USC Baccalaureate Ceremony
The USC Baccalaureate Ceremony, sponsored by the USC Office of Religious life and held in conjunction with commencement, is an annual multi-faith celebration led by USC's religious directors, student leaders, musical groups and university dignitaries. The 2012 theme was "Finding Faith," and the highlight of the ceremony was an address by television journalist Lisa Ling, host of "Our America with Lisa Ling." The student speaker was Mary Ellen Jebbia, president of the Interfaith Council. The mu
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Dickinson Commencement 2012
Video coverage of Dickinson's 2012 Commencement ceremony from the graduates eyes. Events from the day include pieces of the Commencement Address given by The Honorable David H. Petraeus. Congratulations to the class of 2012! http://www.dickinson.edu/
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5.2 National identity and diasporic citizenship

National identity is frequently associated with country of origin and place of birth. This association created difficulties for many Jewish refugees in the 1930s who, like Lotte and Wolja, had to flee their country of origin. Despite the fact that he had his German nationality revoked and was stateless, the UK authorities viewed Wolja as ‘German’ because he was born in Berlin. In May 1940, when a German invasion was feared, many such people were deemed to be ‘enemy aliens’ a
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5.4.1 Introduction and Starting
Does the recruitment and selection process fill you with dread? Discrimination and equal opportunities legislation can make this area feel like a minefield. If you are faced with appointing a new employee, then this unit will provide a straight-forward guide to the process: from writing job descriptions to finally assessing who to appoint.
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Managing confrontation in multicultural teams
Conflict and debate are considered essential to better decision making in some cultures, while in others, it’s downright rude. How do you bridge the cultural divide?
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Johnson Signs Medicare Bill Into Law
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson joined former President Harry Truman in Independence, Missouri, to sign the Medicare Bill into law. In his remarks following the signing of the document, President Johnson credits Presidents FDR and Truman with paving the way for the bill. (1:55)
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Short excerpt of Eli Broad's Commencement Speech.
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The full ceremony of the Northeastern University School of Law Commencement on May 25, 2012.
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Waarom hoor je de zee in een schelp?

Plaats je een schelp tegen je oor dan werkt er ondertussen aan de buitenzijde van de schelp omgevingsgeluid op in. Hierbij worden bepaalde frequenties weggefilterd, …


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Poster Judging : Cal NERDS' Faculty Centric Research Poster Judging Method
The Cal NERDS' Faculty Centric Poster Judging Method was designed to maximize both faculty and student experiences while streamlining poster session processes.
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
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Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given.  ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.)  ( 12:12)
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29.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei seinem Besuch in Jerusalem hat Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck die Bereitschaft Deutschlands unterstrichen, für die Sicherheit und das Existenzrecht Israels einzutreten. Dies sei für die deutsche Politik bestimmend, sagte Gauck beim Empfang durch Israels Präsident Schimon Peres in Jerusalem. Gauck wies dabei auch auf das iranische Atomprogramm
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NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries talks with Lead Integration and Systems Engineer Paul Brower about SpaceX Dragon operations as the spacecraft's unberthing approaches. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
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