ISS Update - April 1, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 1, 2011.
NCPACS: From Parihaka to Nationhood
He kai kora nui te riri - "War Consumes everything like a raging fire". Open lecture by Sir Paul Reeves, former Governor General and Archbishop of Aotearoa New Zealand, Chancellor of AUT University. Sir Paul Reeves' whakapapa is to Taranaki. His talk focuses on Te Whiti's non violent resistance at Parihaka and the subsequent imprisonment and deportation of the resisters to Dunedin. He reflects on what Parihaka and the New Zealand wars mean for New Zealanders' concept of nationhood in the 21st
Networked Writing & Research On-Line Handbook
The Networked Writing and Research Sourcebook is a compilation of activities and exercises designed for use in the networked composition classroom. The Sourcebook addresses general writing concerns, modes of writing, computerized resources and additional teaching links. Each activity includes an objective that describes briefly the writing objective and computer skill for that exercise.
"It Was a Wildly Exciting Time": Milton Meltzer Remembers the New Deal's Federal Theatre Project
Part of the New Deal's Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was one indication of the breadth of that program. Governments, including that of the United States, had long been important patrons of the arts, but New Deal support for art was unprecedented in American political life. Like the other New Deal arts projects, the FTP treated creative endeavors as work; it used government funds to hire unemployed actors, stage hands, and playwrights Perhaps best known fo
A Ógánaigh an Chúil Cheangailte
Sample answers on this famous Love Song.
Tóraíocht Dhiarmada and Ghráinne
What type of person was Fionn? What type of personality did he have? All questions will be answered here.
Essential Tremor - Mental Status Exam - Copy Design, Draw Clock Sub-exam - Patient 12
The patient is a 70-year-old Caucasian female who first noticed voice and head tremor about 15 years ago. She has had a gradual progression of this tremor that now causes her head to shake, her voice to tremor and her bilateral arm to tremor. The tremor is most noticed when the limbs maintain a posture or are in motion. Her writing is affected especially when she attempts to write small. Fine motor tasks have become more effortful as the years have passed. The tremor is worsened by fatigue. She
In this lesson there is a lot of conversation and is one way of creating a recipe with the class.
Marta y Nicolás: Los Hermanos Cuentacuentos ¡Hola amigos! Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…
Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…
Afghanistan: Life in the Northern Balkh Province
This year, Anna Badkhen returns to Afghanistan to observe how the NATO effort to turn the quickening tide of insurgency affects the people who live there. This audio slideshow offers a glimpse into the life of Afghans in the northern Balkh province almost a decade after the U.S.-led invasion. Read more at her reporting project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/northern-afghanistan-taliban-insurgency-nato
Visiting a Recycling Plant
In this ZOOM video segment, cast member Francesco follows the paper trail to find out what happens to his recyclables. He visits a material recovery center and learns how paper is recycled and the number of trees that are saved as a result.
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.