Pocahontas: Mischief and Joy
Pocahontas' people, the Powhatan tribe, were led by her father, Wahunsunacock. In the 1590's the Powhatan people were in an advanced level of their civilization. In this video clip, learn more about Pocahontas and the Powhatan people. (2:17)
Filmmakers at Google: The Central Park Five
Co-directed, written and produced by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon. The film is being featured tonight on Colbert Report, so tune in to get a sneak peek of the film! In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of brutally beating and raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park. New York Mayor Ed Koch called it the "crime of the century" and it remains to date one of the biggest media stories of our time. The five each spent between 6
Clyde the Cougar Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah at the College of Charleston
Clyde the Cougar is the College of Charleston's mascot and his Bar Mitzvah party was a fundraiser for ALYN Hospital in Israel. ALYN is a "no questions asked" hospital which helps children from around the world regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background. The College of Charleston Jewish Student Union teamed up with both the men's and women's basketball teams and the Cougar Club (campus booster club) to make the event possible. Find out more: http://www.hillel.org/about/blog/item?id=2922#
China's Internet firms spin a web of opportunities
Nov. 14 - Chinese Internet firms are mixing online gaming, shopping and social media into their business models as competition ramps up, to cater to a massive -- and diverse -- user base. Tara Joseph reports.
Understanding the 2012 U.S. Elections: A Post-Election Roundtable
On November 8, 2012 Concordia University's Political Science Department held a round table to look at the impact of the results of the U.S. 2012 elections. Participants examined the implications of Barak Obama's re-election on US domestic and foreign policy, for the US economy and for Canada.
This is America Charlie Brown, The Mayflower Voyagers Part 1
A Charlie Brown story about the Mayflower. (15mins)
LQP Asks: What's your most memorable holiday meal?
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LBR412 Session 11 Fall 2012
Labor Law with J. David Sackman 11/17/12 Guest: Jonathan Handel
Ray Kurzweil "How to Create a Mind", Authors at Google
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed About the book: In How to Create a Mind, The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, the bold futurist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near explores the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain. Ray Kurzweil is arguably today's most influential—and often controversial—futurist. In How to Create a Mind, Kurzweil presents a provocative exploration of the most important project in human-machi
Deportation from Frankfurt to Theresienstadt in February 1945. Testimony of Liselotte Guenzler.
Excerpt from the testimony of Liselotte Guenzler, describing the deportation of her mother from Frankfurt to Theresienstadt in February 1945. Interview conducted by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. http://db.yadvashem.org/deportation/transportDetails.html?language=en&itemId= 5092428
How can content teachers use literature to promote social justice and social action?
Interview with Deborah MacPhee (dmacphe@IllinoisState.edu), Curriculum & Instruction Department, about how to use literature focused on characters with disabilities to promote awareness and social action. MacPhee, D., & Lintner, T. (2012) From social studies to social action for a disability inclusive world. Social Studies Research & Practice, 7(2), 1-19.
Lemelson Student Prize Video, William Braff
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Reparative Reasoning: An Abductive Approach to Religious Conflict
Colloquia Week 5 MT10: Reparative Reasoning: An Abductive Approach to Religious Conflict
Mark explains how the University supports both his PhD and his company, based on Innovation Park, called 7 Clusters.
1 The family and literacy It is important that we acknowledge the relationship between family and literacy in our teaching practices and in the school context. We would now like to examine two issues related to this theme. First we focus on how families and schools can work together to establish home–school links to support the learning of students who experience difficulties in literacy development in ways which take account of: a diversity of family and cultural background
It is important that we acknowledge the relationship between family and literacy in our teaching practices and in the school context. We would now like to examine two issues related to this theme. First we focus on how families and schools can work together to establish home–school links to support the learning of students who experience difficulties in literacy development in ways which take account of:
a diversity of family and cultural background
Woordenschat bij het handboek 'Zo gezegd 1.1.' Thema 1 tot 7 In het volwassenenonderwijs gebruiken heel wat instellingen het handboek 'Zo gezegd'. Je vindt hier per lesthema een lijstje met de nieuwe woorden. De cursisten kunnen dan rechts op de pagina het woord in hun eigen taal …
In het volwassenenonderwijs gebruiken heel wat instellingen het handboek 'Zo gezegd'.
Je vindt hier per lesthema een lijstje met de nieuwe woorden.
De cursisten kunnen dan rechts op de pagina het woord in hun eigen taal …
Segway Patrol | University of St. Thomas
The personal transportation boom envisioned by Segway inventor Dean Kamen may have fizzled, but law enforcement and public safety officials across the nation have embraced the two-wheeled marvel -- at least for certain tasks. The donated vehicle has found a home and a purpose with Public Safety. "It's an outstanding tool," said Dan Meuwissen, director of Public Safety. He points out that it improves officers' response time, especially if they need to go from one end of the campus to the other,
This is a music video from Mr. Q-U-E's "2nd Period" DVD. Directed by Jimmy Pascascio. This fun song is about factoring. More songs can be found at www.musicnotesonline.com. (03:06)
Clic-Clac-Mu in Spanish
This is a Spanish reading of the book Clic-Clac-Muu. A little girl reads the story aloud as pictures and words from the book flash across the screen. (04:21)
Lewis & Clark: The Louisiana Purchase
When Thomas Jefferson wanted to unite the country from coast to coast, he chose two very qualified men, Lewis and Clark, to lead an expedition westward to find the best route. In this video clip, learn more about the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark’s role in it. (2:20)