Ping 137: Kinect illusionist, Kintext, R.I.P. XP, Lumias! We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
Naomi Wolf - Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America
Naomi Wolf presented "Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America" at the 2012 Public Affairs Conference: Culture of Connectivity. The years 2011-12 have been rocked with protest and citizen activism -- around the world, but also in the U.S. The Occupy movement, the Tea Party movement and other grassroots efforts are on the rise where many people feel that "democracy is broken." People know that they want to fix our Republic, but they are not sure exactly how. Based on what
Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists
2:20 t's almost two years since BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, scientists say they have found deformities among seafood and a great decline in the numbers of marine life. Dahr Jamail reports from New Orleans.
IDS336 Session 14 Spring 2012
Jazz in the Modern Era with Chet Hanley "The Big Bands"
Game On! How Playful Learning Works Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
Kodu, a game-based learning environment is designed to introduce children to computational thinking and programming, giving them identities as game designers within online communities. The presentation will discuss the way in which Kodu allows young learners to use their experience as gamers to explore the key computational principles, thinking, and activities in computer science and engineering that lie “under the hood&
Alex Games, Ph.D., Education Design Director, Microsoft
Moodle 2.0 Lesson - part 3
This lesson shows you how to create a cluster of questions in your lesson, that are then displayed to the student in a random order until all questions have been seen. It continues from the previous lesson where we created questions in our lesson. (02:56)
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)
Authors at Google presents Austin Kleon: Steal like an Artist
Austin describes himself as a writer who draws. After seeing Austin's found poetry collection Newspaper Blackout, Broome Community College invited him to deliver their commencement address. Austin shared the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was graduating, most notably, "Steal like an artist." Once Austin posted the talk on his website, it instantly went viral. To date, the original post has been read by 1.5 million people. He has shared his ideas with audiences at TEDx, SXSW
Leonardo da Vinci (Sung to tune of "Dear Prudence" as performed by Siouxsie and the Banshees)
This is a good video to introduce older students to the life of Leonard da Vinci. Sung to the tune of "Dear Prudence", students will learn that Da Vinci could write backwards and was a vegetarian. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between Art History and the classroom. (3:26)
Louise Court Guest lecture
Cosmopolitan editor and journalist, Louise Court, joined journalism and PR students to share her top tips for a successful career in the magazine industry. Louise described what she believes is behind the success of Cosmopolitan - which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year - and offered her top ten career tips. Louise started out as a junior reporter at a local newspaper and became UK editor of the world's most read women's magazine five years ago. For more information please visit http://w
Rocket Motorsports competes at Michigan International Speedway [WTVG13]
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Sam Palmisano - Johns Hopkins University 2012 Commencement
Sam Palmisano, chairman of the board at IBM, speaks at the 2012 Johns Hopkins University commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 24.
SAIS Commencement Ceremony 2012
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Friesen Conference 2011: Opening remarks and welcome
Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Opening remarks and welcome: Dr. Andrew Sixsmith, Conference Chair, Simon Fraser University, Gerontology Research Centre Dr. Laurie Anderson, Executive Director of Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors to the Minister of Health More info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
Pt. 2: Friday Games @ GAMBIT: Step Up To The Gayme Bar Part 2 of 2. This totally recursive edition of Friday Games at GAMBIT from May 11th, 2012 featured two special guests: Jason Toups and Jeremiah Bratton, hosts of the wonderful podcast Gayme Bar, your "weekly dose of gay gaming geekiness." These two Southern belles grace the world every week with their insightful, snarky, and fabulously funny critiques of games, the game industry, and game culture (amongst many other things) and they
Part 2 of 2. This totally recursive edition of Friday Games at GAMBIT from May 11th, 2012 featured two special guests: Jason Toups and Jeremiah Bratton, hosts of the wonderful podcast Gayme Bar, your "weekly dose of gay gaming geekiness." These two Southern belles grace the world every week with their insightful, snarky, and fabulously funny critiques of games, the game industry, and game culture (amongst many other things) and they
Lucas Sand - Johns Hopkins University 2012 Commencement
Lucas Sand, president of the class of 2012, gives a speech during the 2012 Johns Hopkins University commencement ceremony.
Chain Game: Short -a- (Interactive Game)
Chain game teaches players how to replace a sound in one word to make another word. The goal for this game is vowel sound short -a-.
Sort it Out: -oo- (Interactive Game)
Sort it Out focuses on letters that make more than one sound. Players have to sort words by letter sound to complete the game. The goal for this game is vowel combination -oo-.
"Who Let the Letters Out?" Song by Dr. Jean
Dr. Jean's "Who Let the Letters Out?" with pictures for suggested gestures. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review the Alphabet letters and sounds in the early childhood classroom. (2:06)