Students are introduced to our Sun as they explore its composition, what is happening inside it, its relationship to our planet (our energy source), and the ways engineers help us learn about it.
Has Political Correctness Really Gone Mad?
Has Political Correctness Really Gone Mad?
Looking at Learning ...Again, Part 1: Workshop 2. Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.,In this clip, teachers are reflecting on their own learning experiences and whether they would have learned better if they had been told the term
21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
Eggleston, "Red Ceiling," or Greenwood, Mississippi,1973 - Smart History at Khan Academy
William Eggleston, "Red Ceiling," or Greenwood, Mississippi, Dye transfer print, 12.625 x 19.0625 in. (32.1 x 48.4 cm), 1973 (prints in MoMA and J. Paul Getty Collection)
Speakers: Dr. Shana Gallagher-Lindsay, Dr. Beth Harris (05:02)
RECOMMENDATIONS AND RESPONSES TO HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE: THE BC OMBUDSPERSON REPORT
Kim Carter, Ombudsperson, for the Province of British Columbia
Geograph reaches Three Million Pictures
Geograph having over 3 million live images on its website!
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This DVD does have supporting footage in terms of supporting comments for
Hoe-woorden aanvullen in een verhaaltje In deze bijdrage vind je twee verhaaltjes waarin leerlingen de bijvoeglijke naamwoorden moeten aanvullen of vervangen.
In deze bijdrage vind je twee verhaaltjes waarin leerlingen de bijvoeglijke naamwoorden moeten aanvullen of vervangen.
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Types Of Poetry
This video features a poet explaining various types of poetry. There aren't any examples shown. The ones explained are: What are the most common poetry forms?Do different forms of poetry fulfill different purposes?What is the hardest form of poetry to write, and why?How do I choose what form to use?What is 'free verse'?What is a 'lyric poem'?What is a 'ballad'?What is a 'haiku'?What is a 'sonnet'? Each segment is about thirty seconds in duration.The video can be stopped after each explanation so
This biography highlights the life of Churchill in terms of his political life. The video exemplifies the importance of being prepared and being your own person. The video contains interviews and original images to help explain his time. A good video that provides students the motivation to explore his quotes and actions in more detail.(4:12)
Veggie Tales : Barbara Manatee (Silly Songs with Larry)
This is a classic Veggie Tales song. Larry sings about how much he loves Barbara Manatee. Children will enjoy this fun song. (3:07)
ECON 205-01, Public Economics, Spring 2006
The purpose of this course is to introduce to you the principles of microeconomics. Part of the course will acquaint you with the technical vocabulary of economics where words in everyday use take on specific meanings. The word "cost", for example, has a very precise meaning when used by an economist and this meaning is quite different from the use of the word in casual conversations. It is extremely important that you grasp the exact meanings of all such terms and are able to use them correctly
Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
Preview of Brainiac
Running with Harold Abrahams (1924)
Join legendary British athlete Harold Abrahams as he's put through his paces shortly after winning Gold in the 100 metre sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics - later immortalised in the film 'Chariots of Fire'. This extract is taken from 'Running: A Sport That Creates Both Bodily and Mental Health', an edition of the 1920s newsreel 'Sporting Life: A Racing Outlook' which also includes Abrahams' fellow runner and 400 metre champion Eric Liddell.
Gender and Race, Work, and Public Policy, Spring 2005
Women workers rarely appear in labor market theory. When they do, they are represented as a separate category, determined by biological differences and their family responsibilities. Subject examines the status of working women under a variety of governmental policies and labor conditions. First part is a survey of key debates on sex and gender differences in employment and wages. Using the changing structure of the US labor force as an example, second part examines attempted policy responses to
Science Bulletins: Suburban Growth Stresses Streams
Ecologists have established a long-term study of streams that flow through urban, suburban, rural, and forested areas of western North Carolina. Their goal is to observe how water quality and different species—from algae to insects to fish—change when roads and buildings are constructed near streams. The work will also enable scientists to forecast how streams in forested areas respond as new development encroaches. Such predictions could help inform land-use decisions by public and private
Science Bulletins: Light Pollution—Beyond the Glare
Scientists have long understood that artificial light can disrupt wildlife that takes cues from natural light. It's becoming increasingly clear that light reflected off shiny artificial surfaces such as cars, buildings, and roads can also disrupt animal behavior—sometimes fatally. A new review of research on light pollution by a team of Hungarian and American scientists describes a new concern with polarized light pollution. When light bounces off reflective surfaces, it can become polarized,