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"Hip Hop Alphabet" song
"Hip Hop Alphabet" sings about the alphabet in a different, fun way. Some of the lyrics include--"Get ready, get set, hop to the alphabet". The letters of the alphabet are displayed on screen while the singer says each one. The song is repeated several times. This would be a good teaching resource for young students. (1:36)
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
The Political Economy of Development
It is widely recognised that the interplay of political and economic forces has a major bearing on the path of development. How do the developments in the recent political economy literature bear on the practical problems that some countries face in achieving sustainable development paths? Tim Besley is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics, and served on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from September 2006 until August 2009.
Predictioneer: How to predict the future with game-theory
Hailed as 'the new Nostradamus', Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been shaking the world of political science to its foundations with his predictions of world events. His systems based on game theory have an astonishing 90%+ ratio of accuracy and are frequently used to shape US foreign-policy decisions on issues such as the terrorist threat to America to the peace process in Northern Ireland. Considered by many to be the most important foreign-policy analyst there is, it is no surprise that he is reg
1906-12-10: de Forest, Robert W., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten memorandum from Robert W. de Forest to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer gives the outlines of what was to become the Russell Sage Foundation.,Russell Sage has died in July 1906, leaving Olivia Sage a $75 million dollar fortune. Five months later, her attorney and advisor Robert W. de Forest lays out his suggestions for a general-purpose benevolent trust, a "foundation" incorporated under federal and state laws and administered by trustees serving for life. This
Le changement climatique Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Rugbyinitiatie : lesvoorbereiding Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over rugbyinitatie. Deze les kan gebruikt worden als kennismaking met rugby.
Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over rugbyinitatie. Deze les kan gebruikt worden als kennismaking met rugby.
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
Chinese New Year at Thunderbird
Thunderbird School of Global Management trustees, MBA students and guests celebrate the Chinese New Year on Feb. 3, 2011, in Glendale, Arizona.
Cloud Cover Episode 35 - Happy Birthday Windows Azure! In this episode, Steve and Wade:
In this episode, Steve and Wade:
TWC9: Nineys, MIX Open Call, WP7 GPS Emulator, & lots of new software releases This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
LabCollector LIMS - Building your own customized LabCollector Module
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to create customized module in LabCollector to store any data. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo
This 4:21 video lecture is about the narrator's search for an image of Leonardo and the problem solving approach that he used. This is a wonderful video that shows students how they can use their powers of observation and deduction to reach conclusions.
National Geographic-Frilled Lizards
In this video, students will watch a frilled lizard running with its frill fully opened. This is used as a defense to scare away predators! This lizard lives in Northern Australia. Students will enjoy watching this odd spectacle as the lizard runs in full frill. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students and would work in conjunction with a thematic unit and/or science lesson on reptiles, habitats, and/or continents. It also serves well for building background knowle
Grammar Errors Costing Companies Billions
U.S. workers' grammar, punctuation and spelling are so bad that Fortune 500 companies spend more than $3 billion a year training employees in basic English. NBC's Roger O'Neil reports on this growing epidemic. The video reflects on how the computer has impacted American language. Some examples of common errors are also explained. This might be a nice, motivational video to show students or to help reinforce the importance of grammar in the classroom. (03:03)
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)
Floods threaten Sri Lanka rice crop
At least eight people are killed and over a million more are affected in floods in the north of Sri Lanka. There are fears the rice crop could be under threat.
Troubles close pyramids
Pyramids shut because of Egyptian unrest.