Awesome Algebra Games
You are going to practice multiplication and problem solving skills with some awesome algebra games!
John Reed's "What About Mexico?": The United States and the Mexican Revolution
The Mexican Revolution of 1911 was not well understood in the United States, but it found a place in numerous American novels, short stories, and silent films--albeit a clichéd and stereotypical one in which Mexicans often played the villains vanquished by heroic American cowboys. Such stereotypes of Mexicans dominated U.S. films about Mexico for much of the 20th century. Despite these negative stereotypes, Francisco Villa, leader of the peasant uprisings in northern Mexico, exploited American
"Kill the Indian, and Save the Man": Capt. Richard C. Pratt on the Education of Native Americans
Beginning in 1887, the federal government attempted to "Americanize" Native Americans, largely through the education of Native youth. By 1900 thousands of Native Americans were studying at almost 150 boarding schools around the United States. The U.S. Training and Industrial School founded in 1879 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, was the model for most of these schools. Boarding schools like Carlisle provided vocational and manual training and sought to systematically strip away tribal cultur
Ireland in the 21st Century
This is a sample essay published in the magazine Feasta. It will help you as an example of an essay by a student who is on a similar level to you.
Ireland in the Age to Come
Compare you essays to this essay and use it to add to your vocabulary or ideas!
Gain an understanding of the story and perhaps help with exam questions too.
History of the Irish language
Do you have difficulty understanding the history of Irish? This short description will help you with the entire area.
Guide for teachers about how to handle the story 'Confetti'
Storytelling and Irish in primary school
Change a story from a book through story telling. There are many ways to use these stories in the classroom and they do not entail much work.
Guide for primary teachers to encourage cultural awareness among pupils.
How informal Irish is encouraged in the classroom.
This is a lesson based on the house and things concerned with the house.
Verbs in the various tenses
Guide for teachers about the ways to present the various tenses to the class.
These lists are sample activities which can be used with various classes.
Drama and the Irish class
A list of the ways in which drama can be effectively used in the classroom to teach Irish.
The Jet Stream and Horizontal Temperature Gradients
Explore and manipulate the relationship between wind speed and temperature gradients in this interactive activity adapted from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
To Survive at High Velocity
This video segment adapted from NOVA looks at speed, velocity, and centripetal force on the racetrack.
Understanding Vibration and Pitch
This video segment presents a variety of sounds -- from animals to machines to musical instruments -- while introducing the basic concepts of vibration, volume, and pitch.
Peer Editing Guide
The University of Richmond's Writing Center offers this Peer Editing Guide. The Guide discusses the process of peer editing highlighting thesis statements, coherence and clarity of writing, content, style and how to mark a draft. Users can also follow a link to other writiers' web topics.
Introduction to Philosophy
This course is an introduction to philosophy for students seeking (or being forced) to fulfill the first of their university philosophy requirements. The course is intended to introduce you to philosophical questions, to make you aware of how some of history's greatest philosophers have approached those questions and what they have had to say about them, to help you articulate philosophical concerns of your own and, most importantly, to learn how to address them. Among the areas of philosophy wi