Session 6: Assessing student blogs It's one thing to include blogs as part of the student learning process, and establishing a sound educational design to support student blogging. It's quite another to figure out how you're going to assess your students' blogging efforts.
It's one thing to include blogs as part of the student learning process, and establishing a sound educational design to support student blogging. It's quite another to figure out how you're going to assess your students' blogging efforts.
The White Lama Ippolito: An Italian Jesuit in Tibet || Fairbank Center
2012 Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures Among the famous Jesuit missionaries to Asia, one thinks immediately of Francis Xavier, who arrived in Japan in 1549, and Matteo Ricci, who arrived in Macau in 1582. Less famous than these giants of the Society of Jesus was the Tuscan priest Ippolito Desideri, who arrived in Lhasa in 1716 with the fervent hope of converting the people of Tibet to Christianity. He failed, yet his mission to Tibet marks one of the most fascinating moments in the encounter betwe
Security Paradox - A Public Address by General Martin E. Dempsey || Institute of Politics
This Forum, co-sponsored by the National Security Fellows, featured the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey. General Dempsey began his address by challenging the students in attendance to serve and support their country in any capacity. General Dempsey focused his address on what he called the "security paradox." The paradox is that on the one hand, the U.S. remains a dominant international force while violence is at an evolutionary low, but on the other hand, the po
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Online
6 colleges have joined forces with MCCVLC to offer an associates degree, primarily online, for MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Pruis Calculus 04/16/2012
Pruis Calculus Class from 04/16/2012
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 12 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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Oasis Earth - (Full Episode)
A shuttle mission to map planet earth might change our perspective of life itself. (47:07)
Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight Over D.C.
April 17, 2012 — In its final journey to its permanent museum home, NASA's space shuttle Discovery makes a flyover above the U.S. capital. NASA coordinated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to navigate through the restricted air space over Washington, D.C. (02:09)
What Makes Great Teachers?
This video contains a segment which aired on ABC News. The segment shows clips of effective teachers and identifies three characteristics of great teachers. Great teachers set high goals, are not afraid to change lesson plans, and make sure that every student is keeping up. ( 3:22)
Tiny, Portable, Pre-Fab Cube Shelters in Medieval French Town
They're just 3 meters (9.8 feet) by 3 meters and just about as high. They'd make great tiny homes, but these portable cube prefabs- they can be moved on a flatbed (in 2 parts) and dropped anywhere with a forklift- are being used across France as rural hotels. It's less than 100 square feet, but it sleeps four (platform and sofa beds) and includes a kitchen with stove, sink and refrigerator, sitting area, a bathroom, a shower, plus storage and shelving. (04:31)
Interactive Math Story about Money--Counting Coins
In this video students will be introduced to counting coins in an interactive story format with cute farm animals. The story pauses for students to count the coins displayed on the screen. Then the answered is said verbally and in written format. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review coins in the elementary classroom. (1:57)
Dollars For Scholars 5k Hustle - 2012
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Dollars For Scholars 5k Hustle - 2012 About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making i
1930's Carnegie College students athletic training
Students from Carnegie College, now part of Leeds Metropolitan University train at Headingley Campus in the 1930's.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Tips & Strategies for Effective Differentiation & Instruction
This video will help teachers with differentiation of instruction to provide an effective, engaging, learning environment by creating a culture of student success and meeting the needs of all the students. The video contains a slide show which provides methods for presenting lessons and tips for classroom management. ( 8:39)
Seven Spot Ladybird Walking Along Vegetation (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) walking along vegetation. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing insect as it interacts in its natural environment. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real wor
Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat
In this video clip, listen to President Roosevelt’s fireside chats. The fireside chats were a series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between the years of 1933 and 1944 during the Great Depression. (1:26)
Busy as a Bee!
Come along as Chris and Martin learn firsthand that despite their small size, the African Honey bee has a big sting and is one of the toughest animals in Africa! Viewers learn that the bees love flowers because they can get nectar from them, and that they only sting when they are protecting themselves or their hive! (1:27)