Gallegos, C., & Wise, D. (September 2011). Leadership for English Learners: Challenges and Questions
Carol Gallegos, Donald Wise
Many school leaders are finding it difficult to meet the needs of English learners. Indicators of progress for English learners include growing proficiency in English and reclassification as […]
Ancient China Quick Facts
A student's presentation on her findings of ancient China. (02:30)
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Spelling Tips for Practicing Spelling Words
Practicing spelling words in a variety of ways helps the individual to not only learn the words in a fun way, but since everybody has a different learning style this whould fit everyone.
Civil Rights History Project: Phil Hutchings
Phil Hutchings oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California, 2011-09-01.
Landscape Design Tool of Wide Ecological Aspect
The article shows new tool prepared in two Technical Universities in Poland. The packet as a whole, of its current condition, is mainly elaborated by Henryk Andrzejewski at Faculty of Architecture of Wroclaw Technical University. Plant and vegetation units specifier is so far prepared by Krzysztof M. Rostahski and Mirostaw Rogula at Faculty of Architecture of Silesian Technical University. The packet allows to create the new text database of plants and to add the external data to the existing da
Hidden Line Elimination in Projected Grid Surfaces
The hidden line and hidden surface problems are simpler when restricted to special classes of objects. An example is the class of grid surfaces, that is, graphs of bivariate functions represented by their values on a set of grid points. Projected grid surfaces have geometric properties which permit hidden line or hidden surface elimination to be done more easily than in the general case. These properties are discussed in this paper, and an algorithm is given which exploits them
Trout stream that runs through a California coastal forest
Streams carry sediment and nutrients from runoff but are sensitive to pollution. Organisms inhabiting streams have adaptations to hold tightly to the substrate, much like in the intertidal zone. Parts of a stream may be shaded from sunlight, limiting photosynthesis.
Known Universe - Cosmic Collisions
Could an asteroid impact with Earth wipe out the human race? One scientist said, "It could happen tomorrow." (45:57)
The River Thames, England
This one minute video explains the importance of the river Thames in England and how a wall was constructed to prevent flooding. The River Thames is the second longest river in the United Kingdom and the longest river entirely in England and has supported human activity from its source to its mouth for thousands of years.
Narrative Models: A Database Approach to Modeling Medieval Cairo
This paper explores the use of three-dimensional simulations to investigate transformations of urban form in medieval Cairo, and lessons about using computers to support historical visualization. Our first attempt to create a single extremely detailed model of Cairo proved unworkable. From this experience we developed a database approach to organizing modeling projects of complex urban environments. The database consists of several complete models at different levels of abstraction. This approa
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
Greeks protest over government austerity plans
Sept.10 - More protests in Greece as the prime minister prepares an annual address and the government vows to push through a controversial austerity program. Sunita Rappai reports.
Noose tightens around Gaddafi strongholds
Sept. 10 - Fighters loyal to Libya's transitional government launch attacks on the few remaining Gaddafi strongholds. Andrew Raven reports.
21.09.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Vor den Freitagsgebeten wächst die Sorge, dass es in der islamischen Welt erneut gewalttätige Ausschreitungen und Proteste gegen das Schmähvideo aus den USA und die Veröffentlichung von Mohammed-Karikaturen geben könnte. In Tunesien verbot das Innenministerium sämtliche Demonstrationen. In Pakistan, wo tausende Demonstranten erwartet werden, ve
Armed men control airports in Crimea as Ukraine requests UN monitoring
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Feb. 28 - Armed men are on patrol in Crimea, blocking access to one airport and controlling another. Meanwhile, Ukraine's parliament requests monitoring by the United Nations. Nathan Frandino reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
The Wonder Jet, Berlin Air-Lift, Wing to Wing - Ephemeral
This 40 minute movie is dated, but useable as it shows how the jet engine was developed. It also deals with the Berlin Airlift and even the Korean War all from a British viewpoint.
Dining for Dealmakers: Beijing hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Beijing's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, and the Grand Hyatt offer Chinese delicacies and Italian fine dining.