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
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.
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).
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 Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song.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)
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
Social Entrepreneurship Changing Education - Wendy Kopp (Teach for America)
Wendy Kopp, Teach For America's CEO and founder, is driven to end educational inequity across the nation. In this seminar, Kopp shares her entrepreneurial story of starting Teach For America straight out of college, and articulates the sense of urgency that she and her organization still feel for producing fundamental changes to education in America.
Luis Chomiak Influencing Train Design
December 2, 2010 Luis Chomiak Influencing Train Design International Transportation Design Consultant and Industrial Design Engineer Luis Chomiak has experience in all types of product design, rail vehicles and other forms of public and personal transportation. Recent projects include the China Zefiro VHS (Very High Speed) Train and Metro Singapore. His presentation discusses the complex issues that influence modern rail vehicle design, including service requirements, environmental conditions,
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.
Learn about William Shakespeare 1600 A.D.
This is a short video that goes into some minor detail about his life and writings. At best an introduction.
RMM Dakar 2010 - Carrières maternelles et trajectoires contraceptives des femmes AU MALI.
Thème : Droit et Santé En Afrique.
Session : Colloque International Interdisciplinaire. Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique au Sud de Sahara : mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
Modérateurs : Pierre JAUDOIN (démographe – Ministère Français des Affaires Etrangères) – Mamadou TRAORE (Professeur de gynécologie-obstétrique à l’Université de Bamako, secrétaire de la Société Africaine de Gynécologie-Obstétrique et Vice-Président de la Société Fran
Thème : Droit et Santé En Afrique.
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
This video deals with how to pronounce difficult words that have silent letters. The video gives several examples, but does not offer any help outside of some specific words and how they are pronounced.
The physics of solar cells
PD Dr. Thomas Wellens (Universität Freiburg)
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.