Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at Vermont - Dec. 30, 2011
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 53-51 win at Vermont on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vt.
English and Black History: Reading "Roll of Thunder"
Lesson ObjectiveStudents examine elements of the American Civil Rights Movement. Questions to ConsiderWhat types of questions does Ms. Marquis pose to guide students in analyzing Roll of Thunder?How does "micro-teaching" by students make the lesson more meaningful?Notice that students complete additional research to prepare for "micro-teaching"Common Core StandardsELA.SL.8.1a
David Brooks on The Social Animal
In a lecture entitled How Success Happens, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, draws from the research in his latest book The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement. His lecture was delivered at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
11.027 City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities: New Orleans (MIT)
City to City, as a class, will jump into the complexity of planning in New Orleans, a post-disaster city. City-to-City will ask how a post-disaster city grapple with its ideas of identity, what it is, who it represents, and how it projects its sense of self to residences, businesses, tourists, and to the outside world. In considering its people, how do city planners think about who lives where and why? At the same time, how can city planners celebrate a city's history and its culture and how can
George Eliot's Life and Writing Career
This 6:36 video provides a fairly indepth biography of her life and accomplishments.
Preserving the Maya Biosphere Reserve
This 3:33 long video shows the environmental challenges to this area and how the people are battling large business interests to try and regenerate and keep the reserve intact.
Duke Vespers Ensemble: Verbum Caro Factum Est
The Duke Vespers Ensemble, a group focusing on sacred, polyphonic choral works, presents the first of two concerts this year. This concert features music tracing the life of Jesus through the church calendar, beginning with the Annunciation and ending with the Presentation. The group is led by Allan Friedman.
Image of an Alien Planet
Hubble Space Telescope captures images from outer space-- from ESA's "Hubblecast." (03:27)
For The Love of Physics
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BLOSSOMS - C103 (Bacteria) Fixed with Subtitle - Mac and PC.flatten
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U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivers MLK Day keynote
Civil rights legend U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivered the keynote address at Vanderbilt University’s commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 16. The theme for Vanderbilt’s commemoration is “Fostering the Beloved Community,” which will carry through to Lewis’ address. Inspired by the activism surrounding the Montgomery bus boycott and the wordskeep reading »
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: Integrating Literacy and IPY into Elementary School Classrooms
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears is an online professional development magazine which focuses on preparing elementary teachers to teach polar science concepts while also integrating inquiry-based science and literacy instruction. The project draws on research showing that an integrated approach can improve student achievement in science, as well as in reading comprehension and oral and written discourse abilities. Ultimately, the project seeks to bring the polar regions “closer to home” for e
On the Move in the 21st Century
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33b: Graph Algorithms and Skepticism - Richard Buckland, UNSW
Lecture 33 of Computing2 - Data Structures and Algorithms. In this lecture we ask "How can we know if Prim's MST algorithm is correct?"
Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 15, 2012
Highlights from the Missouri State Men's Basketball game vs Evansville on January 15, 2012.
Leaf-Cutter Ant Reproduction
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the reproduction and life cycle of leaf-cutter ants. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies of this leaf-cutter ant species contain millions of individuals, making it possibly the most dominant invertebratein Central and South America. A colony is made up of different classes of ant, known as castes, i
Breakingviews: Splitting the roles of chairman and CEO
Breakingviews columnists discuss why U.S. companies shouldn't let their CEOs be chairmen as well.
Bill Davenhall: Your health depends on where you live
9:25 Video Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it's not part of your medical records. At TEDMED, Bill Davenhall shows how overlooked government geo-data (from local heart-attack rates to toxic dumpsite info) can mesh with mobile GPS apps to keep doctors in the loop. Call it "geo-medicine." TED.com
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - vs. Georgia State - Jan. 18, 2012
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 60-57 win over Georgia State on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Matthews Arena in Boston.