Scannability: organizing for the web
How you organize and format your writing can go a long way toward making it readable.
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Reading comprehension: What works?
Teach reading comprehension in the elementary grades with flexible strategies that connect reading to the real world, promote independence, and keep students engaged.
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Courses and causes
You don't need special skills, great physical abilities, or a lot of money to participate in environmental workshops -- just the interest. Learning opportunities like those discussed in this article can invigorate your teaching, inspire your students, and get you involved in causes outside your school.
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Tools of the trade for information seekers
A guide to understanding and using search engines, directories, and the invisible web.
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Finding and using literary criticism
A guide for high school students to finding and using literary criticism, in print and on the web.
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Africa: Peace Corps
offers lessons on stories, letters, photos, and study units from experiences of Peace Corps volunteers across Africa. Topics include folk tales and patterns in them, racial prejudice in South Africa, life in a village of Tanzania, traditional healers and HIV/AIDS, the meaning of wealth, sharing and generosity, what it takes to be a hero, time and punctuality, perspectives of different cultures, and water.
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Actual Precipitation from SSM-I: January 1997 through May 1998
Actual Precipitation using SSM-I data from 1-97 to 5-98
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"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
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2.5 Intracellular receptors

Signal receptors are usually located at the cell surface. However, it is important to remember that there are some groups of receptors that do not fit into the general signal transduction model set out in Figure 2, These are intracellular receptors, which bind small or lipophilic molecules such as steroid hormones, which can cross the cell membrane. The signalling pathways activated by these receptors seem quite simple compared with the other pathways we shall be dealing with, but the same pr
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VUCast: Laughing Gas For Labor
This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl
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Impact of Obama jobs plan on small business
Jan. 11 - Rafael Pastor, CEO of small business coaching organization Vistage, discusses the impact of President Obama's latest job creation proposals.
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The French Summer School - Dans la Cuisine, Part 2
The native French speaker in this video show how to order a meal with preferences during this four-minute video. The speaker recites the meal preferences while images and French words appear on the screen. The viewer may have been better served if each phrase was said more than once and slower.

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C++ Console Lesson 22: Using the rand() Function
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This C++ video tutorial shows how to use the rand() function to generate random numbers in C++.

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Mises on Money and Banking

[Bob Murphy will be teaching Mises on Money and Banking, an 8-week online course for the Mises Academy, February 1 – March 27.]

Mises Academy: Robert P. Murphy teaches Mises on Money and Banking

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i-Willy : Educatief spel
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i-Willy is een educatief en grappig spel voor kinderen. Je maak er zelf je eigen quiz met behulp van afbeeldingen en geluiden. Elke verpakking bevat een reeks van interactieve grafische bladen met geluiden en scores, handig voor het leren …


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Singing fingers
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Met deze app is het mogelijk om spraak te oefenen, maar ook om er muziek mee te maken. Kinderen maken op het scherm een tekening en spreken op hetzelfde moment iets in, bijvoorbeeld een liedjestekst of een naam. Wanneer je nadien dezelfde stappen …


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Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program as they discuss what it is like to work as partners in the classroom and the good and problematic value in team teaching. This four minute video has some good insights.
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The Planet Mercury
A brief look at The Planet Mercury and some interesting facts. This video includes images and new video from the messenger probe. The video is set to music as images and facts are posted on the screen.  Run time 06:21.
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Introduction

There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false delusion completely out of place. However, religion still arouses passion and causes controversy; it controls and transforms lives. An informed understanding of the contemporary world thus requires an appreciation of the role of religion in shaping ideas, world-views and actions that have an impact on the social as well as on the personal life of th
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Lauren Myracle: 2011 National Book Festival
Lauren Myracle appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Lauren Myracle is a best-selling author, and her latest books include the dramatic young-adult mystery "Shine" and "Violet" in Bloom, from her tween "Flower Power Book" series. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5382.
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