Ten questions for planning an oral history project
Plan ahead to avoid frustration and to ensure that your students get as much as possible out of an oral history project.
Teach what you love
Stephen Mullaney works as a half-time ESL resource teacher/half-time second grade language arts teacher at Club Boulevard Elementary in Durham. This article focuses on his advice for teachers working with ESL students.
Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
Observing other teachers
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
Number sense every day
Number sense -- an intuitive feel for numbers and their relationships -- develops when children solve problems for themselves.
Sarn Gynfelyn from Aberystwyth
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Peter Alfeld wrote this study guide for undergraduate mathematics students at the University of Utah. Alfeld discusses what it means to understand mathematics rather than just understanding how to solve problems, and how to approach mathematics in a more effective way. Links to comments, examples, and frequently asked questions are included.
Testid ja kontrollharjutused
Kodulehelt võib leida erinevate ainete õppematerjale. Põhiliselt on kontrolltestid ja harjutused, mida saab harjutada arvutiga.
Tähestiku ja sõnavara tundmine, 4. klassile
Tunnikava õpetajale ja tööleht õpilasele. 4. klass, II kooliaste. Tunni eesmärgiks on kinnistada ja kontrollida inglise keele tähestiku ning sõnavara tundmist, kirjutamisoskust. Elavdada huvi inglise keele vastu. Kinnistada arvuti kasutamise oskust. Materjali on hea kasutada viimase veerandi lõpus.
044 - 055 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790.
Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2004
Algorithms and paradigms for developing embedded systems that are able to operate autonomously for years at a time within harsh and uncertain environments. Focus on systems that demonstrate high levels of deduction and adaptation. Draws upon a diverse set of computational methods from artificial intelligence, operations research, software engineering, and control. Topics include: real-time deduction and search, automated planning, scheduling and execution, model-based diagnosis and failure recov
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
Redisplaying the 19th-20th Century European Collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Hear curator Jane Munro talk about the Museum's mission to refurbish and redisplay one of its most popular galleries, and learn more about three painters featured on its walls: Augustus John, William Nicholson and William Orpen.
JFK50 A Friend to Latin America — Ricardo Hausmann
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Ricardo Hausmann talks about JFK's visit to Venezuela and his relationship to Latin America.
After entering the pupal stage, the adult darkling beetle will emerge. The beetles can then mate and lay eggs, which will hatch into mealworm larvae.
Baking soda can be used as an indicator of how much acid a substance contains. Lemons and limes have more acid in them than grapefruits and oranges. Indophenol can be used as an indicator of how much vitamin C is in a substance.
A scorpion typical of the Mojave desert
Scorpions are common in the desert and hunt other arthropods at night. They use their stinging tail to stun prey and also to protect themselves from predators. Scorpions glow under bright light in the dark.
Cool It: global warming and getting our priorities straight
Current policy proposals on global warming tend to focus on early and strong greenhouse gas cuts, although these will be very expensive and help very little. Lomborg suggests that we should focus on long-term, smart strategies. Bjørn Lomborg is director of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre at Copenhagen Business School. Lomborg was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2004. He is the author of the bestselling The Skeptical Environmentalist (CUP, 2001) w
Keynes and the Crisis of Capitalism
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes, including the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations. He is the author of The World After Communism (1995) (American edition called The Road from Serfdom). He was made a life peer in 1991, and was elected Fellow of the Br
Tensions at financial reform hearing
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and America's other top financial regulators went to Capitol Hill to answer lawmakers' questions about landmark Wall Street reform put in place after the financial crisis.