'Great Wall' stands in the way of China's economic ascent
Institutional inadequacies could prevent China from achieving its full economic potential despite its breath-taking growth in the past decade.
Israeli train blazes near Tel Aviv
Passengers escape without serious injuries after an Israeli train catches fire.
Consumer confidence drops
Summary of business headlines: consumer confidence falls in December; home prices down for fourth month in a row; stocks trade in narrow range in light volume.
Hoofdbewerkingen : Wandplaat Op deze wandplaat vind je de vier hoofdbewerkingen: optellen, aftrekken, vermenigvuldigen en delen. Bij elke bewerking staat een oefening. Onder elk getal van de oefening zien leerlingen de juiste benaming.
Op deze wandplaat vind je de vier hoofdbewerkingen: optellen, aftrekken, vermenigvuldigen en delen. Bij elke bewerking staat een oefening. Onder elk getal van de oefening zien leerlingen de juiste benaming.
Blast in Iraq kills militants
At least two suspected insurgents are dead after a bomb detonated in the driveway of a home in Nassiriya.
Holocaust Survivor Testimonies: Mir During the Holocaust
Holocaust survivors from Mir, Belarus talk about the daily life of the Jews in Mir before the Holocaust. The video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Mir" on the Yad Vashem website. This exhibition was prepared with the support of The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Click here to enter the exhibition: http://bit.ly/hKeW1u
Lesson 70 – Coffee Break Spanish
In lesson 70 of Coffee Break Spanish we’re dealing with one of the trickiest things to do in a foreign language: make telephone calls. When you can’t see the person to whom you are speaking, it makes things that bit more difficult! In this episode you’ll learn the standard phrases used when making phone calls [...]
Setting Up a Schedule for a Preschool Classroom
Setting Up a Schedule for a Preschool Classroom. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. Setting up a schedule for a preschool classroom should include time for a class meeting, dividing into small groups in different centers, outdoor play time, quiet time and another class meeting at end of the day. (2:34)
Working With Children
Working With Children. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. When working with children, create a structured environment to help them feel secure, create short lesson plans with plenty of breaks to keep their attention and allow lots of time for interaction. (1:48)
Eight Parts of Speech Powerpoint
Well done with lots of content and examples. You can even click on videos that add depth to lesson and accompanying text.
How to Write the Body of an Essay (Introductory Video)
How to Write the Body of an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to start to write the body of an essay in this video on writing essays. The lighting could be a little better. (58 seconds)
Colombia siezes 6 tonnes of cocaine
Colombia police intercepts three containers of cocaine destined for the U.S.
Lula cries as he says good-bye
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva bursts into tears during his last speech as president in his birth state Pernambuco.
The year that rocked the euro zone
2010 saw the euro zone struggling with a debt crisis, spending cuts and strikes. Greece and Ireland received bailouts while many worried about contagion and the future of the euro.
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Suresh – Lesson 46 – Health
HINDI LESSON 46 स्वास्थ्य: Swasthya = Health (See all the lesson from Suresh; See the First Lesson from Suresh; Build Your Vocabulary By Mastering 4 Words a Day) (Looking for [...]
Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure? Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l