31 Jan 2011: Comprehensive Tax Reform in 2011
Two distinguished economists at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy discuss their report calling for comprehensive reform of the nation's corporate and personal income tax system. John Diamond, the Baker Institute's Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance, and George Zodrow, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics at Rice University and a Baker Institute Rice Scholar, argue that the time is right to undertake such an overhaul. The discussion is mo
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Hamilton's Curse
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Media Space: Episode 7 - Eric Liu, Founder, Guiding Lights Network
In 1962, Seattle declared itself as a focal point of the Space Age, hosting the World Fair with the Space Needle as its landmark. As we approach Seattle Center's 50th birthday, our region faces a new set of priorities -- and challenges. Eric Liu is the founder of the Guiding Lights Network, as well as Bill Clinton's former speechwriter. He chats with Media Space host Hanson Hosein about his groundbreaking efforts to spark civic engagement and social change, with a unique focus on citizenship, me
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Perception, Mindsets and Creativity - Raw Materials
The raw materials for a learning activity about Perception and Mindsets.It introduces the concepts of Perception and Mindsets, explores what they are and how they function in order to demonstrate their importance in creativity.The inter-relationship between the two concepts is examined. This is developed further as the influences on creativity are explored.
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TEM Lab Guatemala 2011
Student consultants from Thunderbird School of Global Management help business owners develop export strategies in Guatemala. http://www.thunderbird.edu/temlab
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Glowing Nanotubes and Making Diamonds
Dr. Daniel Heller from MIT explains how glowing carbon nanotubes may be used to detect a number of different molecules and even cancer. Dr. Gary Harris from Howard University describes how to make synthetic diamonds . . . for electrical engineering purposes.
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Overview of the Protist Kingdom
The protist kingdom is a classification that includes a diverse group of eukaryotic organisms. Typically, protists reproduce via mitosis and range from unicellular to multicellular organisms. In the protist kingdom, there are two main groups: protozoa (which are generally heterotrophic) and algae (which are generally autotrophic). Organisms in the protozoa group include things like amoebas, slime molds and paramecium while common organisms in the algae group include green algae, brown algae, dia
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How to Study for a Math Test
This 2:30 minute long video is about how to study for a math test, review as much homework as possible, be familiar with
the terminology and do a self test out of a text book to practice
solving math problems. This is a college level video, but useful for most all grade levels.

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"Our Little Ghost" by Louisa May Alcott (poetry reading)
Maybe this is a poem about a living child expressed in a somewhat macabre way, but on close examination that seems less likely. Louisa May Alcott is better known for her novel Little Women, published in 1865, one of the first novels of the movement called Literary Realism. When reality is harsh, literature and art tend to be idealised. Little Women is about a family of four sisters. Beth, the youngest, becomes ill and she actually dies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_May_Alcott http:/
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Een luister- en kijkopdracht rond de aardbeving van maart 2011 in Japan.

Leerlingen bekijken de filmpjes (van de Karrewiet en Het Laatste Nieuws-websites) en lossen de vragen op.

Als afsluiter van de les maken ze met behulp van een …


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Dankzij de vroege gehoorscreening van alle pasgeborenen, de recente technologische ontwikkelingen zoals cochleaire …


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Stuart Yager, Robert Yager
This study focuses on the depth of implementation of a professional development initiative. In one group, the school based leadership team was provided specialized coaching to support and monitor […]

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Understanding Penal Practice
This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.'Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focu
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El objetivo general de esta asignatura es adquirir conocimientos generales sobre el metabolismo de glúcidos y lípidos con un alto enfoque práctico. Por ello, se incluyen cuatro temas de teoría y tres prácticas de laboratorio.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
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