Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips- Number Cruncher
This three minute video is a bit dated, but helps explain how computers are used in terms of keeping track of numbers.
TED Ed--Kevin Allocca: Why Videos Go Viral
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (7:21)
ISS Update - April 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2012.
Inside the Russian Soyuz Spacecraft
In this episode of NASA: Behind the Scenes, take a tour inside the Russian Soyuz, the vehicle which takes the expedition crews back and forth to the International Space Station. Astronaut Mike Fincke, a veteran of the Soyuz and shuttle, shows off the features of the vehicles and talks about what it's like to be inside.
Students Speak With NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center NASA astronaut Mike Foreman participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with fifth grade students at Berry Elementary School in Houston, Texas. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://dln.nasa.gov
Article :: How to Preview a Website for Mobile Screens in Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
Learn how to preview a website for mobile screens, including how to locate the finished layout using the Files panel, which lets you browse files without leaving Dreamweaver. You’ll also try the Multiscreen Preview, which lets you see how your site looks at multiple sizes at once.
This group of girl cadets, armed with broomsticks and rifle parts, produced a patriotic quilt while defending Topeka at the turn of the 20th century.
Games Are Not Good For You: So Why Are We Here? Eric Zimmerman, Game Designer Eric has some bones to pick with you. In what promises to be a lively session, he takes on some of the cherished assumptions surrounding games and learning, leveraging his well-earned reputation as designer, scholar, and professional agitator. Expect to hear new ideas about the way learning instrumentalizes games, why education should not be a service industry, and how happiness is not all it is cracked up to be. Make sure to bring your own strong opinions
Eric Zimmerman, Game Designer
Eric has some bones to pick with you. In what promises to be a lively session, he takes on some of the cherished assumptions surrounding games and learning, leveraging his well-earned reputation as designer, scholar, and professional agitator. Expect to hear new ideas about the way learning instrumentalizes games, why education should not be a service industry, and how happiness is not all it is cracked up to be. Make sure to bring your own strong opinions
Crediting the Past, Challenging the Present, Creating the Future
Nationally recognized experts in the field of educational leadership and administration contribute to this book, with chapters focused on the past, present, and future of the preparation of our nation's school leaders. Every field of professional practice must periodically reflect on its past, assess current conditions, and chart a course for the future. This book is designed to stimulate thinking and action for the field of educational leadership. The authors portray historical achievements and
2012 GSCMI Spring Supply Chain Conference
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Breakingviews: News Corp & AstraZeneca leaders under fire
April 26 - AstraZeneca CEO quits & Rupert Murdoch faces the Leveson Inquiry. Breakingviews asks if business leaders should fall on their swords.
New or improved: What consumers really want
Do companies require radical innovations to woo consumers? New research suggests…no!
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
A Randomized Evaluation of a Large-Scale Sanitation Program in Indonesia
A public health seminar lecture delivered on April 23, 2012, “A Randomized Evaluation of a Large-Scale Sanitation Program in Indonesia.”
Patrick Wilson (A'95) - 2012 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Patrick Wilson (A'95) will deliver CMU's keynote address for its 115th Commencement at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 20 in Gesling Stadium. Wilson, a critically acclaimed, award-winning actor, was most recently seen in Paramount Pictures' Young Adult and also starring in the CBS drama, A Gifted Man.
Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy - PSA
The Village Square at St. Petersburg College proudly presents: Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy Tuesday, May 22 6-8 p.m. Seminole Campus Conference Center Seminole Community Library A dinner event to launch The Village Square at St. Petersburg College Keynote address by former Gov. Bob Graham Question and answer session Book signing for former Gov. Graham's books Keys to the Kingdom and America: The Owner's Manual $30 for The Village Square members $40 for guests Seatin
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Love, Fear, and Greed: Why We Should Go to the Asteroids || Center for Astrophysics
Martin Elvis, CfA Most people fear asteroids as a threat to life on Earth. Scientists' love of knowledge drives them to check out the material our planet grew from. And a few visionaries have argued that the mineral wealth in the asteroids is huge. April 19, 2012
Natalie Babbitt Mini Info Reel
This is a short slide presentation about the children's author, Natalie Babbitt. It is on a great wiki webpage all about the author with links to many other children's authors. (00:30)