Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This symmetry exploration challenges the student to find lowercase alphabet letters that appear the same when inverted. Part of the Figure This! collection of 80 math challenges, this exploration contains links to a solution hint, the solution, and other similar investigations. Students are challenged to find sports team names, words, sentences, and digital clock numbers that read the same in reverse. The exploration also has activities for investigating rotational symmetry. The Did You Know fea
1940s House: Making a Connection between WWII and Rationing
Through viewing and discussion of the video and investigation of the Web resources, students will develop a deeper understanding of rationing and the mathematics needed in a WWII household.
Structural Equation Modeling Assessment of Key Causal Factors in Computer Crime Victimization
This dissertation empirically assesses a computer-crime victimization model by applying Routine activities theory. Routine activities theory is arguably, as presented in detail in the main body of this study, merely an expansion of Hindelang, Gottfredson, and Garofalo’s lifestyle exposure theory. The components of routine activities theory were tested via structural equation modeling to assess the existence of any statistical significance between individual online lifestyles, the levels of com
Anticipating the Audience: An Ethnographic Study of a French-as-a-Foreign-Language Class Creative Wr
This study compared the creative-writing processes of native English speakers (NES) composing for a real audience in two conditions: one group composing in their native language (NL) and the other group composing in French as a foreign language (FFL). Both groups wrote children’s fiction and were aware that children in the community would read their stories. Participants were observed while composing and interviewed about their writing background, composing behaviors, and the texts produced
Dark Ages, Summer 2008
Beginning with the decline of the Roman Empire, this course discusses German, Muslim, Viking and Magyar invasions, the development of Catholicism in Western Europe and of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Byzantine Empire, the Arabic contribution to mathematics, science, and philsophy and the institutions of feudalism and manorialism. The course concludes with the economic, demographic and urban revival which began around 1000 AD.
7.2 Different Concepts of Freedom
Part 7.2. Looks at Hobbes' and Hume's views of free will and the three concepts of freedom, and considers the idea of moral responsibility as dependent on free will.
Pediatric Surgical Center Tour
This two-minute video provides a child-friendly tour of the Pediatric Surgical Center within the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. This video includes directions to the surgical center, a tour of the waiting area and a step-by-step guide that helps young patients know what to expect during the pre-op process. Related Links: University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/ Division of Pediatric Surgery http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/surg_infant_childr.ht
Krista Tippett, Founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith": "Reading from 'Spea
The founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith" will read from her book. Leigh Schmidt (Department of Religion), Matt Hedstrom (Center for the Study of Religion), and Judith Weisenfeld (Department of Religion) will be the panel participants. Carolyn Rouse, Department of Anthropology, will serve as moderator. A journalist and former diplomat, Krista Tippett conceived the idea for "Speaking of Faith" while consulting for the ecumenical institute of St. John's Abbey, Collegevil
Lecture 38 - 12/1/2010
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Listen: Concert highlights music of Ariel Ramirez
Misa Criolla – a performance of musical works by the late Argentine composer and pianist Ariel Ramirez – will take place Dec. 5 in the Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. The English translation of Misa Criolla is Creole Mass. The termkeep reading »
TED402 Fall 2010 Session 14
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Fourteen 12/1/10 Jeff Miller
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 #3
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 Policy Advice to the Governor Transportation and Infrastructure Dan Grabauskas
Using research to enhance professionalism in further education (FE)
This project aims to understand the relationship between the changing professionalism and research in the further education sector. It also aims to identify ways of using research for the advancement of professional practice within FE. In order to understand the ways in which research is or is not utilised to inform professional practice in the sector it has been necessary to explore and deepen understanding of professional identities and practice in FE. To this end existing research into FE has
Tense calm in Cairo
Vigilantes patrol the streets of Cairo to prevent looting as the army tries to restore order.
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
Numeracy Basics - interactive quiz
Comprehensive quiz covering the full range of numeracy (mathematics) basics including multiplication, rounding, division, order of execution, maths conventions, series, surveys, summation and so on. Offers randomised questions, multiple attempts, instant feedback.
"That's Mathematics" Song by Tom Lehrer
This simple video is a general celebration of mathematics in song. It consists only of words on the screen.accompanied by the song. Tom Lehrer penned many humorous songs just like this. (01:42)
Komimo : Koepel Milieu en Mobiliteit
Komimo vzw (Koepel Milieu en Mobiliteit) wil met haar werking duurzame mobiliteit promoten en ondersteunen in Vlaanderen. Daartoe vormt Komimo een permanent overlegforum tussen de Vlaamse middenveldverenigingen die actief zijn rond het thema …
Ondernemers : SEE A Game
Ondernemingszin is een essentiële attitude voor wie snel wil inspelen op de hedendaagse sociale en economische ontwikkelingen. SEE A Game is een partnerschap van Europese onderwijsinstellingen die zich willen engageren om deze attitude op een …