The First Political Parties
This is a 4:31 minute video using cartoon figures that helps to explain how and why the first political parties were formed. The arguments are well done and it provides a good way to present this often difficult topic to students. The video hints at the Federalist and Republican parties. Some silly sections though.
Learn about The Prairie Provinces of Canada
a brief overview of the resources of these provinces.
Dividing Fractions Word Problems (Example 2)
Sal Khan shows how to divide fractions in word problems with the second example. (02:41)
EU on a Cross-road and the Future of Our European Project - a View from Central Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Miroslav Lajcák | Miroslav Lajcák is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, a position he has held since April 2012. Prior to this he held a series of senior diplomatic postings including managing director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (Dec 2010-April 2012); High Representative/European Union special representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (July 2007-January 2009); and personal representative of E
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
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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.
Coaching, Counselling and Consulting - Mini Lecture
A mini-lecture which will consider the differences between coaching, consulting and counselling before concluding by considering the characteristics of a good client.
Awesome Algebra Games
You are going to practice multiplication and problem solving skills with some awesome algebra games!
This unit introduces you to analysing academic writing and, in particular, the way an article might be structured to clearly explain an investigation to other researchers. It explores observation of children and young people using qualitative observation approaches in small-scale studies.
Have you every looked up in the sky and tried to make pictures in the stars? You're not the first one to do this. For many years and in many different cultures men and women have looked to the stars to make pictures and stories of what they see. This lesson about constellations will teach you about the "pictures in the sky" and the stories that go along with them.
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.