A Song About Essential Listening Skills
This computer animated video describes essential listening skills. Then, a song is sung about listening skills. Teachers could use this video to teach and reinforce listening skills. ( 1:09)
An Introduction to Togitsu, Japan
A Japanese college student introduces her hometown, Togitsu, Japan, in this selection. The selection contains a slide show of photos with narration provided by the student. ( 3:36)
Shell, Statoil profits soar on higher oil
Oct. 27 - Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Norway's Statoil reported big jumps in profits on Thursday, driven mainly by higher oil and gas prices with help from increased production. Hayley Platt reports.
TED402 Session 9 Fall 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology - Session nine 10/26/2011 Jeff Miller
Altona Primary School
Jack Gantos: 2011 National Book Festival
Jack Gantos appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: When Jack Gantos was 7, his family relocated to Barbados, where he attended British schools. His family then moved to Florida, and in the sixth grade, he started a diary and began his life as a writer. He is well known for his "Joey Pigza" and "Rotten Ralph" series of books. His new book is "Dead End in Norvelt" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), and he is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," an original
St. Joseph's College Baseball Team, the Eagles
St. Joseph College Baseball Team, 1894-1895. In addition to baseball, the college fielded a tennis team in its early days.,Jasper County Journey
Markets rally as Greece backs down
Nov 3 - Wall Street had its best gains in a week as Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou backed down from a vote that could have thrown global financial markets into a tailspin. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The Castle by Edwin Muir (poetry reading)
Your enemy might not fight fair, so don't be too complacent. All it takes to defeat you is for someone you trust to be corruptible. The paintings are just to provide atmosphere. The first is Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. The second by Diego Rivera shows Cortez taking a bribe. Photograph of Edwin Muir was by Mark Gerson: http://www.npgprints.com/image/404606/mark-gerson-edwin-muir All through that summer at ease we lay, And daily from the turret wall We watched the mowers in the hay
The Nervous System
Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
Adolescent Health and Development
The course consists of lectures, readings, discussions, panels of guest speakers, group and individual projects. The purpose of the lectures, readings, discussion and panels of guest speakers is to explore a variety of aspects of adolescence and adolescent health. The group and individual projects are meant to help students develop skills to work in multi-disciplinary teams and analyze adolescent health concerns through conceptual frameworks and recommend effective solutions through intervention
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
This is a view of Madison from the Kentucy side of the Ohio River. The steamboat Ohio No. 4 is in the foreground.
Fort Wayne Skyline
The dome of the historic 1902 Allen County Courthouse stands out among the modern buildings in Fort Wayne's skyline.,Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana.,Allen County Journey
London pub is going to the dogs
Nov. 8 - The owner of the Mucky Pup Pub has turned his north London boozer into a pop-up doggy diner for just one night. Tara Cleary reports.
Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
St. Joseph's College, Collegeville, Jasper County, Indiana
St. Joseph's College was founded in 1889 and opened in 1891. In its early years it was both a high school and junior college. It became a four year college in 1936 and remained all male until 1968. The current enrollment is over 1,000 students. The Main Building (now Drexel Hall) was constructed in 1888 and originally served as an Indian mission school.,Jasper County Journey
North Salem, Indiana, High School Boys’ Basketball Team in 1923
This 1923 basketball team from North Salem High School is a tribute to the "czar" of the Indiana High School Athletic Association—Arthur L. Trester. Born in Hendricks County in 1878, Trester earned Basketball Hall of Fame status in the 1960s.,Hendricks County Journey