What's Wrong with History?
Understand how students are missing key concepts in history. (01:25)
A children oriented video with lots of facts about pengins. The two girls doing the interview might give students an idea on what they could do for a project.
The Founding Fathers On The Right To Bear Arms
Quotes by our founding fathers on the right to keep and bear arm. There are no slides except those with text on them that quote the Founding Fathers.
TED415 Session 1 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 1 01/23/2011 Jeffrey Miller
Civic Media and the Law
While these panelists diverge on the precise metaphor -- ‘picking through a minefield,’ ‘hacking through the underbrush,’ ‘navigating uncharted waters’ -- they all agree that the web poses novel dilemmas and hazards for truth-seeking and speaking citizens.
First the good news: “There was a conscious decision by Con
Schoolhouse Rock: Let Freedom Ring
The creator of this video put together all the Schoolhouse Rock videos they could find about the American Revolution and the U.S. Constitution and put them all together into one fun and educational video on the American Revolution. Video includes segments from the following School House Rock: The Preamble, No More Kings, Fireworks, Shot Heard 'Round the World. Run time 07:26.
Laptop Orchestra performs Terry Riley's "In C"
These first-semester College of Charleston students recently performed Terry Riley's avant-garde 1964 composition, "In C" on their laptop computers. Each student was enrolled in both Music Appreciation (MUSC 131) and Computer Science (CSCI 180) courses taught by faculty members Blake Stevens and Bill Manaris. This First-Year Experience Learning Community is one of several at the College that links two or more courses, often around an interdisciplinary theme or problem. Faculty who teach the cou
Cathredal of Books
In February of 1857, George Peabody, a wealthy businessman, described his vision for an "extensive Library" that would be part of the first major cultural center in an American city. The Institute envisioned by Peabody was founded to enrich the intellectual and artistic horizons of the citizens of Baltimore. This video was created to celebrate the grand reopening of the historic George Peabody Library following extensive renovations from 2002 to 2004. It showcases important works from a magnifi
6.851 Advanced Data Structures (MIT)
Data structures play a central role in modern computer science. You interact with data structures much more often than with algorithms (think of Google, your mail server, and even your network routers). In addition, data structures are essential building blocks in obtaining efficient algorithms. This course will cover major results and current directions of research in data structures.
21A.218J Identity and Difference (MIT)
This course explores how identities, whether of individuals or groups, are produced, maintained, and transformed. Students will be introduced to various theoretical perspectives that deal with identity formation, including constructions of "the normal." We will explore the utility of these perspectives for understanding identity components such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, language, social class, and bodily difference. By semester's end students will unders
How to make Pizza
How to make pizza - learn how to make pizza- the crust, the sauce and the toppings. Moves rapidly and leaves out part such as how to throw the dough.
National Dictionary Day
How dictionaries are made and how the uses of words are studied. Some great examples are given. A good way to get students to start thinking about words. Run time 02:49.
Teaching Strategies for Disruptive Students
The beginning of the video is a short ad for the organization. Then the teacher gives 5 great strategies and ideas for working with students who disrupt the class.
MC Fireplace - The Fossil Fuel Rap
This teacher-made project is a rap song about what fossil fuels are and how they are formed. Audio quality is low making it difficult to understand the words to the rap. Some of the lyrics include: "Well, it all starts a few million years ago from the mountains high to the valleys low. I've been talking to the bird and talking to the bees telling me all about the dead trees. They've been falling to the ground getting covered in soild and sand. It all builds up and there's loads of pressure
Flooding worsens in Brazil
Aabout 60 miles north of Rio de Janeiro - torrents of mud and water set off by heavy rains left a trail of destruction - toppling houses, buckling roads and burying entire families. Jon Decker reports.
Ivory Coast unrest risks cocoa trade
Fears are growing that violence in the Ivory Coast could affect the world's top cocoa producer's production
Teaching Kids About Money Values
This how-to video gives parents ideas about how to teach kids about money values and what amount each coin and dollar represents. This is demonstrated by showing how to add the sum of the coins and dollars on a worksheet. (1:35)
California flood cleanup
Cleanup underway along the southern coast of California after flooding and mudslides.