The Nineys are coming! VOTE NOW! Greeting Niners. We are very pleased to announce the first annual Niney Awards. The Nineys will be a celebration of Channel 9 and its community. We are looking to honor some of the great work being done by you and give you the opportunity to get your voice heard about what content you love here on Channel 9. This is completely decided by you, the voters, and we will announce the winners at MIX '11. Please take a moment to
We are very pleased to announce the first annual Niney Awards. The Nineys will be a celebration of Channel 9 and its community. We are looking to honor some of the great work being done by you and give you the opportunity to get your voice heard about what content you love here on Channel 9. This is completely decided by you, the voters, and we will announce the winners at MIX '11. Please take a moment to
Depositing files in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit files, such as documents, presentations, audio and video files into JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing web links. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.
Yemen heeds Egypt warning
On the heels of anti-government uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, Yemen's president says he will step down when his term ends. Deborah Gembara reports.
Innovation: Kiyoe Wellington
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, fifteen-year-old double bassist Kiyoe Wellington plays a haunting piece by French composer François Rabbath on her grandfather's double bass, accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for the low, sonorous tones that convey great depth of feeling. (04:31)
Survival Phrases #30 - Asking Directions in Spanish
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. When travelling in Spain [...]
About the Film "What's on Your Plate?"
In “What’s on Your Plate,” Sadie and Safiyah, who are two eleven-year-old, African-American city kids, go on this journey to understand their place in the food chain. The film is inspired by them looking at food and going around to stores and seeing, “Where does this food come from?” Like, “Why are we getting potatoes from Canada, when there are potatoes grown 100 miles away?” And along the way they talk to farmers and food activists and policy makers an
Trash Patch Catch
This is a traveling fellowship devoted to track and document marine debris around the world.
As shifting ocean currents discharge large quantities of plastic waste
into strategically located beaches, the multidisciplinary group will
focus on collecting and transforming some of the found plastic into art
installations that are to serve as stages to open up conversations about
plastic pollution. These events are devoted to bring the public and
1883-05-11: Flagler, Henry M., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a handwritten letter from Henry M. Flagler to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer sends a donation to Mrs. Sage to be passed on to the Carlisle Indian School and praises its work.,Marriage to financier Russell Sage in 1869 meant that Olivia Sage was now a socially-prominent New York matron, but she seems to have had little money at her discretion even for causes she believed in passionately. Although both Olivia and Russell Sage were enthusiastic about the Carlisle Indian Schoo