A presentation on how to find data using Global Insight (Author(s):
Elements of a Story
Elements of a Story is an interactive video where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive version of "Cinderella," students will learn about various elements that are common to all stories: setting, characters, plot, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: August 2008
Walk through the exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals and learn about the rich artistic traditions of this African kingdom; Hear why Nathaniel Braddock, member of the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, and Taylor, half of the duo Morikeba and Taylor, are passionate about the music of Africa; Hear James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, describe how recent renovations have strengthened the museum's collection; and August is the last month of Target Free Summer Evenings.
“Abolitionism and the Coming of the Civil War”
Stanley Harrold, a Civil War historian at South Carolina State University, spoke Jan. 27, 2011, on “Abolitionism and the Coming of the Civil War.” Harrold has done extensive research on the complex dynamics leading to the Civil War. His most recent book, “Border War,” was published November 2010 by the University of North Carolina Press.keep reading »
1915-05-15: Todd, E. Lilian, to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten letter from E. Lilian Todd to her employer, Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer tells Mrs. Sage that the Newsboy's Club charity campaign is badly managed and recommends a donation to another charity, the Memorial House for Boys Committee.,E. Lilian Todd began working as a secretary and administrator of Olivia Sage's charities in 1911 and continued in that role until the philanthropist's death in 1918. She worked and probably also lived at Sage's home at 604 Fifth
Spirit Bear Hibernating in his Winter Den
This video shows the Kermode Spirit Bear hibernating in his winter den. This is a very sweet video that students will enjoy watching. It provides an opportunity for students to build background knowledge on bears and hibernation. This is a good teaching resource for a teaching unit on bears, mammals, and/or winter. (1:05)
The Stars - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
This is a fascinating short video that instructs the viewer about the stars and how to identify them. There's an amazing range of color in the stars - from subtle to striking. Here's how to best see distant suns. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Suitable for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Mukoma wa Ngugi
Kenyan-American writer, Mukoma wa Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.
Speaker Biography: Mukoma wa Ngugi was born in 1971 in Evanston, Ill., but raised in Kenya, before returning to the United States for his university education. An assistant professor of English at Cornell University he is the author of "Conversing with Africa: Politics of Change" and "Hurling Words at Consciousness." He is also a col
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
This topic looks at wall framing, bracing and moisture prevention in residential building projects.
Les métiers de la santé - Nancy 2011 : médecin enseignant-chercheur
Titre : Les métiers de la santé : médecin enseignant-chercheur
Résumé du métier : Un enseignant chercheur (professeur des universités et maitre de conférences des universités) a la double mission d’assurer le développement de la recherche et de transmettre aux étudiants les connaissances qui en sont issues. Ces métiers sont accessibles aux scientifiques, aux médecins et aux pharmaciens titulaires d’une thèse d’université et d'une habilitation à diriger des recher
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