Robert G. Kaiser and Parker Palmer
Robert G. Kaiser has been following Beltway politics for THE WASHINGTON POST for nearly 50 years. This week on the Journal, Bill Moyers talks with Kaiser about his new book, SO DAMN MUCH MONEY: THE TRIUMPH OF lOBBYING AND THE CORROSION OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. And, Bill Moyers sits down with Parker J. Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage and Renewal, for a conversation about maintaining spiritual wholeness even as the economy and political order seem to come apart. Also, i
Literary Birthday Celebration: Wallace Stevens
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus celebrate the birthday of poet Wallace Stevens by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6600
Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed? The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their constituents, whilst Face
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Them Not-So-Dry Bones
A typical SchoolHouse Rock three minute video that uses music and animation to help students learn the main bones in the human body and some organs as well. Run time 03:01.
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
4H bike rodeo MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria' English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future Past Participles and Present Participles Maya Angelou What is Alive? Answered by Robin Williams Elements of Life Metabolism Ingredients for Life - Water Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance 17.504 Ethnic Politics I (MIT)
4H bike rodeo
Arabi Elementary Bike Rodeo
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos. For 24 hours, they recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." For more about this production, go to: http://msu.edu/24.
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. (02:03)
This video slide show is accompanied by text "... Take a look around you! The chair you're sitting in, the tree see when you look out the window, and even you are made up of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and occupies space.
Elements are the simplest type of matter and have unique chemical and physical properties. An element is a form of matter that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by ordinary chemical methods. As of the year 2000, there were 112 known elements, but j
The metabolic pathways that produce energy create important environmental transformations. Although living organisms have diverse ways of meeting their energy needs, there is an amazing similarity between all life forms as they carry out metabolism directed to the construction and use of necessary biological molecules.
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance. Part of the series: How to Do the Chinese Lion Dance. Get an introduction to the traditional Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance in this free instructional dance video. This short clip is just the first in a series that needs to be viewed to gain an understanding of this dance and how it is done. There are several parts. Teachers may want to select those that are most appropriate for what they are teaching. If you let t
This course is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the major theories on the relationship between ethnicity and politics. The course is divided into three sections. The first covers general theory and discusses the social construction of ethnicity as well as the limits of construction. The second section discusses ethnicity as a dependent variable. This section studies the forces that shape the development of ethnic identities and their motivating power. The third section addre
MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
Past Participles and Present Participles
What is Alive? Answered by Robin Williams
Elements of Life
Ingredients for Life - Water
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance
17.504 Ethnic Politics I (MIT)