Norse Mythology Part 2
This is a video series on Norse Mythology. Mythology expert talks about
the gods in Norse Mythology. Good quality video.
The Big Society Debate: a new agenda for social welfare? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Faiza Chaudary, Dr Armine Ishkanian, Professor David Lewis, Ralph Michell, Professor Simon Szreter | To coincide with the publication of The Big Society Debate: a new agenda for social welfare? the speakers will examine the concept's ideological underpinnings and the challenges it poses for those involved in translating the ideas of the big society into practice. Faiza Chaudary is the deputy chief executive and director of policy and communications for the National Council for Volunt
Philosophy and European Union [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Simon Glendinning | A look at the role of philosophy in launching the idea of a European Union with reference to Kant and Nietzsche. Simon Glendinning is reader in European philosophy in the European Institute, LSE and director of the Forum for European Philosophy.
EBICS Video Conference 6/14/12
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Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia
June 20, 2012 - September 3, 2012: The theme of an earthly paradise, or Arcadia, has been popular in theater, poetry, music, and art since antiquity. This exhibition explores the theme in three such paintings of the time: Paul Gauguin’s Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? (1898), Paul Cézanne’s The Large Bathers (1906), and Henri Matisse’s Bathers by a River (1909-17).
How to Use "Picture Book Maker"
Picture Book Maker is a great site that lets you use animal characters, backgrounds, and some props to create a story that can be printed or shared via Email. This is a great tool for students in Elementary school. A great idea may be to have the student create a story using five vocabulary words or using the site to create an alternate ending to a story read in class. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (5:41)
How to Use "Stupeflix" (Create Presentations Using Pictures and Videos)
See how easy it is to create a great presentation using just pictures, video, and music with Stupeflix. A great site to create videos of class trips, events, graduations, and much more.This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:47)
Navajo Yei (Interactive)
Explore the geometry of traditional Navajo art and design. Identify squares and triangles in Navajo figures.
More Protractors: Angle Action (Part 2) (Interactive)
Measure angles using a protractor. Identify the angles created by two lines and a transversal.
Seeing Through The Eyes Of An Armadillo
Sam Easterson has refined the art of the critter cam. He is the curator of the Museum of Animal Perspectives--an online repository of remotely-sensed wildlife imagery. All the footage comes from cameras implanted in the landscape or strapped to the backs of animals. (3:28)
TechEd Europe Keynote with Brad Anderson and Jason Zander | TechEd Europe 2012
If you are a delegate at Teched Europe 2012 that attended this session please submit an evaluation. Note that you will need to login with the same credentials you used when registering for the event.
The Daily 5
This animated video gives an overview of the Daily 5 classroom. The benefits are described along with sugggestions for resources to use in implementing the program. ( 3:05)
Otis Artist Lecture: Brooke Davis Anderson with Bud and Arloa Goldstone Discuss Watts Towers
Integrated Learning Artist Lecture Series: Brooke Davis Anderson moderates a conversation about Watts Towers with Bud Goldstone and Otis Foundation Office Manager Arloa Paquin Goldstone, authors of Watts Towers, published by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Five thousand reasons to smile at Concordia convocations
For Athena Tacet, a newly minted alumna from Concordia's Department of Journalism, spring convocation was a milestone filled with joy, excitement, anxiety and nostalgia. It was the culmination of years of hard work that materialized into a well-deserved degree and a new life chapter after university. Tacet was one of 5,000 graduates from across Concordia's four Faculties and School of Graduate Studies who received degrees during seven convocation ceremonies at the Montreal's Place Des Arts from
Purdue trustees select Mitch Daniels as 12th President
The Purdue Board of Trustees on Thursday (June 21) unanimously selected Indiana Gov. Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. to be the university's next president. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2012/120621KrachPresident.html No institution of any kind means more to Indiana today or tomorrow as Purdue University. It educates at the highest level the engineers, scientists, agricultural experts, and information technologists on whom our state and national success disproportionately depend. Its research g
Food Chains and Webs
NASA - Aurorae from Space on Vimeo
Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows. These videos were taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International Space Station. First, get an introduction into the beauty of aurorae.
The sequence of shots was taken March 3, 2012 from 17:59:48 to 18:16:25 GMT, on a pass from eastern Kenya, near the Indian Ocean, to the South Ind
A Survey of Users of Connexions Music Modules
A short survey was attached to 103 Connexions modules in K-12 music theory, ethnomusicology, and acoustics. The survey was available for one year. 488 users responded, offering a glimpse of what […]
Is That Fair?
Dr. Peter Blake from Boston University, is studying fairness and equality in children. Using game theory with candy and stickers, he observes children's behavior in a variety of "fair" and "unfair" situations.