Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
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H. Lee Waters - Gastonia, 1942
Screening Date: 1942 April 20-21. Screening Theatre: Carolina Theatre. From the H. Lee Waters Film Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/watershlee/
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A song about Ebola


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GS-15: Automatic selection tools
Learn about the automatic selection tools in Photoshop Elements, which select areas of an image based on color and tone. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
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[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 12
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
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One Piece – I want to become the Pirate King Bookmark
by japancast (3.99 USD) http://www.etsy.com/listing/171579035
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Science Information Tutorial
This Science Information tutorial was created to help UCI undergraduate students understand the fundamental processes of knowledge creation and scholarly communication in the basic and applied sciences. The self-paced tutorial uses a series of interactive exercises to illustrate concepts such as the scientific method, peer review, scholarly communication, and methods of locating and evaluating scientific literature and information sources. This tutorial is divided into three sections: (1) Creat
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Beginner - Poor patient

Some people are so hard up that they can't even afford basic medical care. In today's lesson, you will learn how to take instructions from a doctor and how to ask where to get medicine and food!


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Machines that change climate: Porsche 911 Turbo vs. Toyota Prius
This activity asks students make 'back-of-the-envelope' calculations to estimate the amount of carbon dioxide released to the environment by different types of automobiles. It shows students that decisions they make can significantly alter the amount of greenhouse gases they release to the environment. It also helps students learn about exponential growth by calculating how the money saved by purchasing an inexpensive car can be invested to great advantage. The exercise is designed for non-scien
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Terry O'Malley as the Boxer
Terry steps in front of the camera and portrays "The Boxer" in a commercial for Canadian Breweries "Red Cap Ale" in the 1960s.
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Exploring Individual and Collaborative Dimensions of Knowledge Building in an Online Learning Commun
An exploratory study of students' engagement in online learning and knowledge building is presented in this paper. Learning in an online community, composed of students (pre-service teachers) and experts (experienced in-service schoolteachers and academics), is the study's primary focus. Students' interaction and knowledge discourse structures, arising from individual readings of academic papers and asynchronous collaboration with peers and experts, are investigated using social network and cont
Author(s): Markauskaite Lina,Sutherland Louise M.

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JS Bach pt.5
 J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
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Stick Pick App for iOS
'Pick a student at random just by giving your device a shake or tapping the screen -- but that’s just the beginning. Stick Pick suggests question starters for learners at different levels and also records how well students respond during classroom discussions. If a student is consistently scoring near the top or bottom, simply change the level so students aren't bored or frustrated. Depending on students' levels of English proficiency, they might be asked simple yes-or-no questions or to e
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Morning Meeting: Dialogue Sharing with Questions and Comments
In this video, Suzi Sluyter's kindergarten class has been practicing asking questions and making comments about a classmate's sharing during Morning Meeting.  This activity can be used in all elementary classrooms and modified for the age of the learners.  It is a great way to build oral language skills as well as confidence and respectful behaviors.  (02:44)
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Doors open (for green fingers) at the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology.
  Professor Charlie Hodgman

Monday 2nd July sees the official opening of the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB) based at the University of Nottingham. In this podcast Professor Charlie Hodgman discusses the setting up and aims of CPIB.

CPIB is based at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonnington campus and aims to create a virtual root which will serve as an exemplar for using Integrative Systems Biology. Systems
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The First Decade of Informatics in Dutch High Schools
Informatics is currently being taught in high schools all over the world. In the Netherlands, where all students are expected to become computer literate in the lower grades of high school (Hulsen et al., 2005), it has been decided not to consider computer literacy as being part of Informatics. What, then, should be the content of the Informatics curriculum taught in the higher grades? What should be taught, how and to whom? How should students' achievements be assessed? The answers to these que
Author(s): Grgurina Natasa,Tolboom Jos

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Hazy morning sunrise signals the start to another day at Penn State
This continuous recording was then later sped up to capture sunrise at University Park. On July 5, 2012, the sun broke the horizon at approximately 5:46am. This shot was setup on the athletic fields adjacent to Beaver Stadium which can be seen in silhouette in the bottom right of the frame.
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Generalizability of Epidemiologic Findings: The Rochester Epidemiology Project
By: WentzMR Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings comparing data from the US Census bureau with statistics from the Rochester Epidemiology Project confirming the generalizability of its data. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00073-5/fulltext
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New Learning Methodologies and Tools for Corporate E-Learning
While e-learning has become accepted in large companies as a standard option for training, most corporate e-learning has not produced the hoped-for performance improvement. Yet elearning has a tremendous amount of unrealized potential to provide high-quality, educationally-sound, engaging training that improves employees’ performance. Corporate elearning’s lack of success seems to be due to the dearth of widely-publicized methods to teach skills needed by corporate employees, and by the percei
Author(s): Guralnick David

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The impact of example comparisons on schema acquisition: Do learners really need multiple examples?
Comparing multiple examples within problem categories is usually considered a necessary prerequisite for schema acquisition. However, there is an evident lack of conclusive empirical evidence supporting this claim. Moreover, there are findings indicating that carefully designed one-example conditions may allow for profitable processes of example comparison as well. In line with this reasoning, we present an experiment - that builds up on a series of studies conducted by Quilici and Mayer (1996)
Author(s): Scheiter Katharina,Gerjets Peter,Schuh Julia

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