The Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Credential
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Lady Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 7, 2012
Highlights from the Missouri State Women's Basketball game vs. Drake on January 7, 2012.
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How To Concentrate
This 2:30 video is an interview with an expert in this field. It reveals and explains what happens when a person is distracted and that concentration and focus are the most important things to remember. Also stressed is the need to keep the brain active in solving problems. An easy to follow video that can be of benefit to most all students.
Roberge 6.302 Lecture 07
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Blueberry Lavender Fizz
From juice bars to coffee bars to cocktail bars, the venues where Americans drink have become more diverse and a lot more inventive. The "bar chef" movement has put the spotlight on the cocktail provider and challenged modern mixologists to get creative. This Blueberry Lavender Fizz is a refreshing and unique beverage option to offer your customers. You can add a shot of gin to make this into a cocktail. Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/blueberries/recipe13.html
UW 360 January 2011: Bebe Miller
The UW's Chamber Dance Company has a mission: to present, record and archive modern dance works of historical and artistic significance. In the fall of 2011, members of the company performed dances by choreographer Bebe Miller and had the opportunity to work with her directly. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighb
Using Debate to Develop Critical Thinking and Speaking Skills
Lesson Objective: Students engage in rigorous debate about privatizing social security. Questions to ConsiderHow does the debate structure ensure a rigorous experience? How does Ms. Laudin encourage students to understand both claims and counterclaims based on evidence? How could you incorporate debates to enhance rigor and engagement? Common Core Standards ELA.WHST.9-10.1a, ELA.WHST.9-10.1b (6 minutes)
What's at stake: Strait of Hormuz by the numbers
Jan. 5 - With millions of barrels of oil and oil product flowing through the Strait of Hormuz every day, Iran's threat to shut down traffic could have a big impact on world trade.
Let them eat cake!
Jan. 5 - Thousands eat massive King Cake in Mexico City ahead of the religious Feast of the Epiphany. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: Jobs report could be blah or stun
Jan. 5 - A range of polls show that U.S. non-farm payrolls could come in at an anemic 150,000 for December or surge past expectations.
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
Sixteen-Year Longitudinal Changes in Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels: The Olmsted County Stud
By: WentzMR Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings providing information that will assist patients and clinicians in interpreting variations in PSA levels over time. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00009-7/fulltext
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Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Event
Veronica Cook-Euell, Kent State Supplier Diversity Program Manager, and Nicole Corll from University Facilities Management, discuss business opportunities with small business owners at a recent matchmaker event.
Passing Notes to Exchange Ideas
Lesson ObjectivePass notes to share ideas about a quotation and generate discussion. Questions to ConsiderHow does this strategy help students build on each other's ideas?What about this strategy helps students participate in the follow-up class discussion?How could you use this idea with a variety of concepts?
Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
White House top economist: challenges remain for jobs market
Jan. 6 - Alan Krueger, Chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors, says though the labor market is improving, there are still challenges and many jobs that still need to be recovered.