Maintaining a Spiritual Life: Navigating the Temptations of a Competitive Society
The temptations of a competitive society can distance us from our best self working for the highest good of those we love and serve. What are some of those temptations: fascination with endless accumulations, extended working hours, the drumming up of novel need fulfillments and the touting of economic comparisons, the craving for legitimacy through money and possessions, and the unrelieved competition of every level of life. How can the Gospel values move us away from such superficialities to
TED415 Session 1 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 1 01/23/2011 Jeffrey Miller
The Letters of Adams and Jefferson
This segment describes the years of correspondence between Adams in Massachusetts and Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in Virginia. Hard feelings had come between Adams and Jefferson over the election of 1800, which Jefferson won. In their elder years, they wrote 150 letters to each other, one of the greatest correspondences in American history.
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.
Morse Code: A Primer
Watch the sound level. The students would benefit by having the "code" in front of them to practice after the video. This episode also explains the history and importance. Some questionable humor.
The Wowzies sing "I Like Bugs"
From the Wowzies television series, a puppet sings about liking bugs. Real pictures are shown of a variety of bugs with an emphasis on the praying mantis. This short video would make a great teaching resource for a thematic unit on bugs or nature (1:37).
Oil moves closer to $100
Summary of business headlines: Oil tops $91; Verizon officially announces iPhone sale; MySpace sends out pink slips; GM eyes global growth in rebirth; Wall Street rallies on upbeat earnings.
Schoolhouse Rock! Interplanet Janet
This classic music video from School House Rock sings about the solar system and individual planets. The song will address many facts such as which planet is known as the red planet, which planet has a funny tilt, and what is the largest planet. Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song. (03:06)
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Brody Hatch teaches survival Portuguese to his classmates Jan. 5, 2011, on the Brazil Winterim in Sao Paulo.
Girlpower : Thema In dit thema wordt de leerstof van de tweede graad BSO toegepast bij het oplossen van rekenproblemen uit het dagelijkse leven. Dit is een invulbundel waarbij de leerlingen zelfstandig kunnen werken. De informatie die ze nodig hebben om de …
In dit thema wordt de leerstof van de tweede graad BSO toegepast bij het oplossen van rekenproblemen uit het dagelijkse leven.
Dit is een invulbundel waarbij de leerlingen zelfstandig kunnen werken. De informatie die ze nodig hebben om de …
11.364 International Environmental Negotiation (MIT)
The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social development needs and environmental resource protection, and harmonizing environmental protection standards. At their core, these problems must be addressed through international or multi-lateral negotiations. We will focus especially on problems of representation and voting, issue l
A Virtual Tour of Martin Luther King's Birthplace
At this website there will be a map of the home. Click on a room of the house and a photograph will appear. Use your mouse to look around the room, or use the controls to zoom in and out. There is also some text that describes the rooms and provides a little background.
How Can I Become a Better Writer?
How Can I Become a Better Writer?. Part of the series: Writing Tips. Become a better writer by reading a lot of different authors and writing as much as possible. Go back and edit your writing to improve writing skills with tips from a professionals. Mainly talking without any specific examples.
Pyramid Power vs. Junk Food Bandits! Meet the Teams
In part 1 of this video, the two teams (Pyramid Power and Junk Food Bandits) are introduced. This video wants students to learn about the importance of making healthy food choices. The junk food bandits include soft drinks, fries, candy bars, etc. The Pyramid Power team includes Elena Veggie, Tony Grained, Ashley Fruitful, etc. This is a fun, quick way to incorporate health education into a busy day. It gives students an interesting way to look at good foods vs. bad foods (2:14).
How To Write a Thesis Statement
This video explains how to write a thesis. It goes step-by-step and is easy to follow with examples.
Brazil's children of the floods
Children who lost families and homes after massive flooding in Brazil find shelter from the storm. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
2011 MLK Noon Celebration at GRCC
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Bloodshed in Iraq
A car bomb explodes northeast of Baghdad on the same day Iraqi security forces say they foiled a plot to bomb the French embassy in Baghdad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
123: How to make friends and gain influence … by losing employees
Fighting to attract and retain the best talent is still important but letting employees go, even in good times, is also beneficial, says a research team led by INSEAD faculty Andrew Shipilov and Frederic Godart.
Sci-fi inspires Augmented Reality
A virtual vision of the Berlin wall, a digital representation of the World Trade Center and a magical augmented reality tour of Beatles landmarks are among the 'Layars' drawing attention to a technology called Augmented Reality.