Economic Update: The Trend to Inequality
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Mark Ravina, "Legends of the Last Samurai"
Mark Ravina, Associate Professor of Japanese History at Emory University, discussed "Legends of the Last Samurai" at Bowdoin College. Professor Ravina has written widely on Early Modern and Meiji era Japan.
Dopo Bruner. Opzioni e prospettive per la ricerca didattica e la formazione degli insegnanti nel XXI
Ricerca didattica, riforma di strutture e riforma del curricolo: un intreccio problematico. Cultura, scuola e ricerca didattica. La cruna dell’ago si fa più sottile: la ricerca didattica tra conoscenza e concettualizzazione. Una storia…per posizionarci meglio. Una rivoluzione che fa fatica ad imporsi nei centralismi di tutte le stagioni. La modulazione degli apprendimenti, ovvero un curricolo per soglie di padronanza. Organizzazione degli insegnamenti e teorie dell'istruzione. Dopo Piaget:
How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum - Part 3
This is a speech given at the York Homeschool Convention. It's topic is "How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum". The camera is annoyingly shaky.
How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum - Part 2
This is a speech given at the York Homeschool Convention. It's topic is "How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum". The speaker seems a little disorganized and the camera is annoyingly shaky.
Behind the Scenes: On Line: Luis Camnitzer
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, November 21, 2010-February 7, 2011 For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/online. Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Association des Écrivains Bretons (AEB)
This association is for anyone who is Breton, writes in Breton or lives in Brittany and supports Breton literature. Founded in 1978 by Yann Brekilien the Breton author, it encourages the study and further production of literature in Breton or literature about Brittany but in French. The website has a list of authors who belong to the association, with brief details about their literary genres. Various projects are underway with the aim of publicising the association further. AEB gives constr
Adding Different Units of Length - Khan Academy
In this video Salman Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
44 Presidents by Rhythm, Rhyme, Results
This educational rap features presidents from Washington to Obama. May be a suitable way to memorize or remember all forty-four of them. Lyrics by Ben Johnson.
Animated Music Video-The Lion Sleeps Tonight
lion sleeps tonight (2:38)
End of Sentence Punctuation
This video describes the three punctuation marks that can be used to end a sentence. Examples of when to use each type of punctuation mark are given. Ending punctuation is described as a stop sign at the end of a sentence. Different kinds of sentences (imperative, declarative, etc.) are mentioned as well. (03:24)
Social Networking: An Evolution in Communication Media
Most public schools block social networking websites. I put this video together to get a little perspective. It is an attempt to see the forest from the trees. Basically, my thesis is that the internet is a social network and a communication medium. Communication media are only fully used to their potential if it is a two-way medium. Teaching students how to use the internet without letting them publish, blog, tweet, etc. is like teaching them how to read without allowing them to write.
Elephants Lullaby (Danish) 1of 7
This video uses cartoon animation to illustrate the Danish song "Elephants Lullaby". The Danish lyrics are also highlighted at the bottom of the screen. Run time 04:04.
Student experiences of enterprise education
This report outlines data collected from students across a broad range of subject areas across all Faculties of Leeds Met University. This data was generated in response to a questionnaire designed to obtain information on students experiences of enterprise education
How Google evolved from 'page rank' - a mathematical algorithm. See the idea behind the Master Plan, and its 'Don't be Evil' philosophy. The question of privacy on Google is controversial - and addressed in this video. (3:15)
What is Love?
How do you define 'love'? Chelsea does a good job of explaining it in this very short video and Grover agrees.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.16: Rewriting the Miracles of Nature:
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.16: Rewriting the Miracles of Nature: The Impact of microscopy
American Culture and leisure
American Culture and leisure
The Shark's Diet
This short video clip compares the almost boundless diet of the tiger shark to the more discriminating eating habits of the nurse shark. Run time (02:43)