Japanese Earthquake Teaching Resources

What is it?  Following today's weeks disastrous events in Japan, Earthquakes may have been a topic of discussion in your classroom either in terms of humanitarian relief or actually enquiring about
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Dispositifs de maintien à domicile des personnes dependantes

Tutoriel 3
Titre : FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Quelles solutions pour garantir la continuité et l’efficacité des dispositifs de maintien à
domicile des personnes dépendantes ?
Auteur : Christophe LORIEUX (DGA de la société ISIDOR et coordinateur du projet RéVAD – Réseau
Vivre à Domicile)
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Le déploiement des nouvelles technologies au domicile des personnes âgées fragiles n’a pas permis
de donner naissance à une fili
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Introduction - Les dimensions de la précarité, un état des lieux 

Résumé : En France, deux millions d’enfants vivent en situation de pauvreté ou de précarité avec les conséquences suivantes : malnutrition, obésité, déficits cognitifs, troubles du comportement, échec scolaire, détresse psycho-sociale, conduites addictives, risques de délinquance. Il est nécessaire de développer des actions communautaires bien traitantes et durables alliant le champ sanitaire et le domaine social, incluant des bénévoles formés aux côtés des professionnel
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Behavioral Ecology
Behavioral ecology is the study of ecological and evolutionary causes of behavior in organisms. Behavior is influenced by genetics and the environment and should increase the reproductive fitness of a species. Common behaviors studied including things like learning, communication, foraging, reproductive strategies and social behaviors. (04:38)
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Ingeniería del Software I (2011)
Esta asignatura permite comprender y conocer la importancia y papel de la disciplina de Ingeniería del Software, de cara a la correcta aplicación de los principios generales de la ingeniería al problema de hacer software. Profundiza en las diversas áreas que conforman la Ingeniería del Software, en los principales ciclos de vida y metodologías existentes, los fundamentos de análisis (requisitos) y diseño del software, y los métodos y técnicas precisos para el desarrollo de sistemas or
Author(s): Carlos Blanco Bueno,Patricia López Martínez,Juan

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Python for Informatics: Exploring Information, an open textbook

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python-opentextbook
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CHE 466 - Process Dynamics and Controls

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Moving Toward a Private Transportation System
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1 International human rights: an introduction

There are many examples of claims for rights in the international sphere.

One example was reported in September 2002. The British government was asked to make efforts to have a British man held by the Americans at Guantanamo Bay deported to Britain to face charges of terrorism there in connection with the attacks on 11 September 2001. Concerns were expressed about the denial of this man's human rights at Guantanamo Bay. Are alleged terrorists entitled to human rights? Can the denial of
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

La peur détruira-t-elle la ville? (Sophie Body-Gendrot)

La peur facilite la gouvernance des peuples, mobilise les citoyens, légitime un séparatisme social spontané. Son instrumentalisation politique et médiatique est ciblée sur la ville, car celle-ci est la métaphore des tensions sociales. L'«insécurité» cache un refoulé de questions majeures pour les sociétés et pour les habitants des villes, en particulier.


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New biodiversity and conservation web resources for Caribbean Islands
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Corporate Environmental Responsibility: The Legacy of Bhopal
Symposium presenters included playwright Rahul Varma, Illinois State faculty and staff presenters Joan Brehm, Sociology and Anthropology, The Value of Watersheds; Dale Fitzgibbons, Management and Quantitative Methods, Bhopal: The Consequences of Maximizing Profit; Tom Bierma, Health Sciences, Path to Prevention: The EH&S Response to Bhopal; Do-Yong Park, Curriculum and Instruction, Bhopal's Lessons to Act out in Environmental Education; and Enid Cardinal, Office of Sustainability, Corporate Soci
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PSA-No Smoking Game
This short, student produced video is a great teaching resource to use as a discussion starter for topics such as bad habits, unhealthy choices, and/or lung cancer. This is appropriate for upper middle/high school students. It is short and to the point that smoking is harmful. (0:30)
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endpoint.tv - WCF Web HTTP (REST) Test Tool Preview

The other day, I walked by the office where our team members from Shanghai work while in Redmond and I ran into Leo Shum, a test lead on the new WCF Web HTTP (REST) Test Tool. On this episode, Leo joins me in the studio to show you how this new tool works. Though it's not yet shipping, we definitely want to know what you think and how we can make it better. So take a look and let us know!

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17.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TOKIO: Zur Abwendung eines Super-GAUs sind in Japan neue Bemühungen angelaufen, die außer Kontrolle geratenen Reaktoren des Atomkraftwerks Fukushima I zu kühlen. In einem Wettlauf gegen die Zeit warfen Militärhubschrauber tonnenschwere Wasserladungen über der Anlage ab. Ingenieure arbeiteten mit Hochdruck da
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Ideas, Free and Unfree: A Book Commentary

[Against Intellectual Monopoly • By Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine • Cambridge University Press, 2010 • 306 pages]

Against Intellectual Monopoly
"This book helped me see the world more clearly and understand so much that had previously remained cloudy."

Rethinking Grade Retention and Academic Redshirting: Helping School Administrators Make Sense of Wha
Bret Range, Kelli Dougan, John Pijanowski
In this article, the authors discuss two interventions deployed to remediate low performing students. The first is grade level retention in which a st

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Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
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OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
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