Meet Sharif Abdel Kouddous: Confronting The Challenges Reporting on Egypt's Revolution
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/egypt-revolution-continues-cairo After reporting from Cairo during the 18-day uprising, Sharif Abdel Kouddous returns to Egypt with Nicole Salazar to cover the ongoing struggle for democracy, social justice and economic reform. Here he discusses the issues that still persist after the fall of Hosni Mubarak. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Egypt: The Revolution Continues" (http://bit.ly/uPslk4) by Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
Stave 1 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Stave I: Marley's Ghost. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
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Greeks fear tough 2012
Jan 1 - Greeks fear 2012 will be even worse than 2011 as their debt-laden country enters its fifth year of recession. Nick Rowlands reports.
Global Goods, Local Costs
Learn More: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Almost every product we buy starts as a raw material somewhere, from the shrimp at our favorite restaurant to the gold in our jewelry. The rapid industrialization of countries like India, China and Brazil and a voracious consumer culture in Europe, the United States and Japan mean ever greater demand for these raw materials--and ever greater pressures on the individuals, communities and environments that bear the cost of providing t
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific (MIT)
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and st
Model Checking Concurrent Programs
Introduction to the use of Promela and SPIN as a model-checker for verifying concurrent programs. The underlying transition system is used as a model for the interpretation of Linear Temporal Logic (LTL) formulas.
Cause and effect writing: What it looks like and who reads it
Students examine the causes and effects presented in a brochure called "Ozone: The Good and the Bad." They also examine the language of the brochure with regard to audience appropriateness. Students then write their own brochures examine their classmates' brochures for cause and effect and for audience appropriateness.
Desegregation Mandate: Jefferson County, AL
A 1967 federal court order resulted in this document, which mandated school desegregation in Birmingham.
Model United Nations Headquarters
Model United Nations (UN) is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. This Headquarters homepage offers an 'ask an ambassador' section, an overview of the Model UN, FAQ, information on how to get started and how to prepare for a conference. Users can also follow links to several interactive forums, a conference calendar, additional links and e-news.
The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour
This Starting Point page describes a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming featured on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) website. In this tour, students act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms. The features discussed include geysers, hot springs, canyons, waterfalls and mudpots. On this page, users can find learning goals, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, as
Home, Home on the River
In this case study activity, students will examine the complex issues that result from human use of ecologically sensitive areas. The students will investigate these issues from the point of view of their major/career path. This example page is part of the Starting Point collection and was adapted from the Lifelines Online case study. Users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and to
This website from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series is designed for faculty who teach undergraduate geochemistry and for geochemistry students. Here you will find a growing collection of materials for teaching geochemistry, such as classroom activities and a collection of internet resources. A database of geochemical analytical equipment provides information about instruments across the country that is available for use. The site also contains presentations and discussions from the sprin
Igneous Rocks for Undergraduate Courses
This site contains photographs of 22 igneous rock hand samples. Clicking on an image brings up a larger view of the sample. In addition, links to thin sections are available for some of the samples. Thin sections can be seen in both crossed polarized light and plane polarized light by moving the cursor on and off the photomicrograph. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site: Protecting a Legacy of the Cold War
tells the story of one of the most significant strategic weapons in U.S. history: the Minuteman ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile). By 1965 there were 1,000 Minuteman ICBMs hidden across the Great Plains in six missile fields, transforming the prairie into a military-technological frontier and providing a key component in the U.S. Cold War policy of deterrence.
You Decide: Should the American space program send a manned mission to Mars?
This educational guide focuses on whether or not the American Space Program should send a manned Mission to Mars. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
You Decide: Is the Bush Administration's "No Child Left Behind" policy of high-stakes testing good f
This educational guide focuses on high-stakes testing in public education and the related social, legal, personal, political, national and local implications surrounding the issue. Students are invited to examine arguments from both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities and learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that students will effectively determine where they stand on this controversial issue and be
You Decide: Do Americans pay too much in federal income tax?
This educational guide focuses on federal income tax, investigating different tax systems and the fairness and efficacy of each. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
On the Case: An Introduction to the Genre of Mysteries
In this lesson, students will view a video from the series Reading Rainbow, "Mystery on the Docks" by Thacher Hurd. Mysteries provide an opportunity to teach reading strategies such as questioning, prediction and problem solving. This lesson will also focus on the characteristics common to all mysteries and the devices that authors use to create setting, characters, plot and suspense.
Alternative discussion formats: museum exhibit design
Designing museum exhibits encourages students to think creatively and to use a wide range of thinking skills.