Adam Gopnik on Christian Writers and Liberal Readers
Adam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, discusses W. H. Auden, William Emerson and Lewis Carroll in a lecture entitled, The Morning Star is the Evening Star: Christian Writers and Liberal Readers.
What Does It Mean to Measure?
Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify
measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and
discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these
properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about
alternate methods such as displacement. Explore approximation
techniques, and reason about how to make better approximations.
How to avoid online predators: Facts and
"Online offenders are manipulative, cunning, and very patient con artists. They understand the wants and needs of teens such as attention, affection, and companionship. They “groom” a child to trust and believe in them. Online grooming entails gifts, such as cell phones with cameras, webcams, money, mp3 players, trips, or anything that teens may want but can’t afford. Many of these gifts and devices are for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit
Assessment in Math and Science - Will This Be on the Test?
Workshop 1. Will This Be on the Test?'; Knowing vs. Understanding
'Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'
Democratization of Credit revised 7/17/12
Climate Change and Global Health
Climate change raises a number of challenges to human wellbeing, among these is the threat to our health. In combination with climate change, large-scale global environmental changes such as loss of biodiversity, changes in fresh water supplies and stresses on food production systems, have the potential to cause systemic adverse alterations in patterns of health and disease. These can combine with many other specific challenges, including the emergence of new infectious diseases and the re-emerg
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
This video emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing. The students will enjoy the characters and will enjoy listening to the catchy tune----"Brush your teeth and brush them well. This is how we do it. This is how it's done. Brushing teeth is fun!" (1:06)
Refworks Tutorial -- Module 2
GradProSkills is a new graduate and processional skills training program at Concordia University launched in August 2011. Jared Wiercinski, digital service outreach librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features in a recent release of Refworks®. In this second tutorial, Jared explains how to add references in Refworks®.
Learn About Allen Allensworth
Learn about the role of Allen Allensworth, an African American Colonel in the Union army, in California's history. (05:01)
Emerging Infectious Diseases
New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe.
IPL: Stress, earthquakes and the brain Video
"Stress, earthquakes and the brain" Professor Richard Porter's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Department of Psychological Medicine,University of Otago, Christchurch.
Normative Positions in Architectural Design - Deriving and Applying Design Methods
This paper presents a recently finished course of eight weeks where CAAD skills, design methodology, and architectural theory are combined to discuss possible perspectives on the use of the computer in design, and its influence on architecture. In the course, three contemporary architects were studied; Peter Eisenman, Ben van Berkel, and Greg Lynn. Each was discussed on aspects of ontology (which are the elements of discourse), design method (design process and organization of the process), and
Pythagorean Theorem Proofs
The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most well-known theorems in mathematics and is frequently used in Geometry proofs. The Pythagorean theorem states that in a right triangle the sum of its squared legs equals the square of its hypotenuse. (5:06)
GLS 2011 Panel 3: Is culture stronger than leadership? Matching Game: Preschool Games C++ Console Lesson 22: Using the rand() Function Calculus-Curl, Part 1 Challenging to Read: A Collection about Dealing with Reading Problems News Article Writing Process: Part 1 C++ Console Lesson 25: Type Conversion Operators
Is culture stronger than leadership? Matt Brittin, Stephen Leonard, Sir Martin Sorrell and David Sproul discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Matching Game: Preschool Games. Part of the series: Games for Pre-School. Play a matching card game that tests kids memory. A fun game for preschool kids or little children in this video!
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This C++ video tutorial shows how to use the rand() function to generate random numbers in C++.
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, explores vector theory. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
An excellent series this details some of the problems students have in reading. This is not a one video and done series. It is especially important for teaching students with reading concerns of all types. Here is the main site: http://www.childrenofthecode.org/Tour/index.htm
Part 1 - Learn the process of writing news articles like a reporter in this video. An expert explains the process using a whiteboard.
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This C++ video tutorial explains how to use type conversion operators in C++. type conversion or typecasting refers to changing an entity of one data type into another.
Matching Game: Preschool Games
C++ Console Lesson 22: Using the rand() Function
Calculus-Curl, Part 1
Challenging to Read: A Collection about Dealing with Reading Problems
News Article Writing Process: Part 1
C++ Console Lesson 25: Type Conversion Operators