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Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 01-13-11 #1 Continued
Open Classroom Series 01-13-11 Demography is Destiny Demographic Change: From the Family to the World Barry Bluestone
Notre Dame Remembers Haiti Earthquake
Members of the University of Notre Dame community gathered at the Grotto for a prayer service on the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Learn more about Notre Dame's commitment to Haiti: http://committedtohaiti.nd.edu.
There is no narration, but the video does show how to create the form for using Cornell note taking. It gives ideas about taking these notes using a computer. This would be useful as an introduction if the students already understand the basics of how to use the Cornell method.
Interpreting Diaries of the American South
Students will read diaries of individuals who lived in the American South from 1865-1917. After reading these diaries the students will use a visual means of displaying their interpretation. Visual presentations will be one of the following: shadow box, poster, PowerPoint using drawings done by the student, brochure, or presenting an item that would have been used during the time that their diary was written.
School psychology blog and podcast with Dr Gaston Weisz
This blog and podcast is produced by Dr Gaston Weisz, an American school psychologist. It covers disparate topics relating to school psychology, including the identification and support of autism, teaching social emotional competence, and positive reinforcement. There is a link to the podcast, which should be useful for teachers, practitioners and students. It also features links to useful websites and resources for teachers.
Europe's Tragic Crisis At the root of the current crisis in Europe are the actions of the European Central Bank. As Philipp Bagus explains in his new book, The Tragedy of the Euro, only a realization of the true costs the euro has imposed on the cont
At the root of the current crisis in Europe are the actions of the European Central Bank. As Philipp Bagus explains in his new book, The Tragedy of the Euro, only a realization of the true costs the euro has imposed on the cont
Learn about William Shakespeare 1600 A.D.
This is a short video that goes into some minor detail about his life and writings. At best an introduction.
New World English
The first English words spoken in Virginia were pronounced with a 17th-century London accent. Linguistics professor Anne Charity-Hudley explains the evolution of the American sound.
King County Library Presents "Peanut Butter and Jelly"
In this video, a librarian sings the song "Peanut Butter and Jelly" all about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, complete with matching hand motions. Not very entertaining or colorful for young students but cute motions for early childhood teachers to learn to perform in their own classrooms (1:26).
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
This video deals with how to pronounce difficult words that have silent letters. The video gives several examples, but does not offer any help outside of some specific words and how they are pronounced.
The Physics of Water
PD. Dr. Lothar Mühlbacher (Physikalisches Institut, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
The Contribution Of Econophysics To The Modeling Of Financial Markets
Prof. Dr. Rosario N. Montegna (Dipartimento di Fisica, Univ. of Palermo): Since more than 15 years, a group of physicists have been investigating economic and financial systems. Among these studies, a special attention has been devoted to financial markets. These studies are using tools and concepts of statistical physics. In this talk I will present an overview of some results obtained by our research group in this field. Specifically, I will discuss the multivariate nature of the dynamics of a
Early American Literature (1700 - 1800)
A brief look at the Colonial Period also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism, this seven minute video does not have narration, but does have easy to read descriptions of the major movements of the time such as deism, and the many individuals from presidents to artists to poets. A vast amount of material is included in this video. Students would benefit from having the names of the movements and people listed to help them understand the video better.
Video SparkNotes: William Golding's Lord of the Flies summary
This is an excellent ten minute review of this book. It explains the symbols and the human element. There are some words that are used that some students may not understand as well as some of the motives.
Roman man and woman J030115 OLD SARUM, Wiltshire. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team) of a Roman man and woman.
OLD SARUM, Wiltshire. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team) of a Roman man and woman.
Dolly the Sheep
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoons to help explain what cloning is and how scientist cloned a six year old sheep in 1996. Run time 02:52.