"The Grimm Legacy" by Polly Shulman--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this Pick of the Week Video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Grimm Legacy" by Polly Shulman. Summary--In true Cinderella fashion, Elizabeth Rew has been having a lousy time at home ever since her dad got remarried and her semi-evil stepsisters gobbled up the family money with demanding college tuitions. With no money left for ballet classes, high school student Elizabeth needs something else to fill her afternoons, and with the help of her social studies teacher—and maybe a
A lesson on the talking drums of Africa, suitable for inclusion in a unit on Africa, communication, music, percussion, or world cultures. Includes discussion points and four simple activities.
Marquette's Engineering Hall: Engineers for Today's World and Tomorrow's Challenges
Today's engineers must also be creative thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, designers, and innovators. And at Marquette University, now they can do it all in a really cool new building.
Office 911: Screensaver Hostage Training on new software takes forever, right? Not necessarily. In this Office Show, one desperately overworked trainee learns how the Office 2010 Screensaver can get him up to speed on Office in just a couple of minutes a day. Plus, we rescue a perfectly good big-screen monitor. Get the Office 2010 Screens saver HERE. For more Office Shows, go to http://
Training on new software takes forever, right? Not necessarily. In this Office Show, one desperately overworked trainee learns how the Office 2010 Screensaver can get him up to speed on Office in just a couple of minutes a day. Plus, we rescue a perfectly good big-screen monitor. Get the Office 2010 Screens saver HERE.
For more Office Shows, go to http://
Terra Cotta Soldiers
Preparing Proposals - Roles in Research Commissioning
This module will examine: roles in research proposals, the research process, writing research briefs, writing research proposals and how research proposals are evaluated. The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Wall Street protests spread to Washington
Oct. 6 - Thousands of social justice activists gather in Washington to continue the protests against U.S. economic inequality that began in New York. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Day Ahead: U.S. nonfarm payrolls seen rising modestly-poll
Oct. 6 - September's stronger-than-expected ADP private payrolls report has some economists revising their non-farm payrolls estimates upward, according to Reuters Economics Editor Stella Dawson.
Europe's gloom outweighs US data
Oct - 3 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street tumbles as concerns about Europe's debt crisis outweigh an improving U.S. economic picture, AMR plunges 41% on bankruptcy fears, Automakers report better than expected Sept. sales; Crude falls and gold rises. Carmen Roberts reports.
Italian court frees Knox
Oct. 3 - After four years in prison, Amanda Knox leaves an Italian prison a free person after a jury overturns the murder conviction in her appeals trial. Sarah Irwin reports.
Pimco: Resilient China not likely to have hard landing
Oct. 6 - Lupin Rahman, Pimco emerging market portfolio manager, tells Reuters Insider there will be no hard landing for the Chinese economy, but there is little doubt that growth is slowing down.
Stop Snoring, Bernard! By Zachariah OHora -- Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video and meet Bernard the sea otter, star of Stop Snoring, Bernard!, a picture book for children by author and illustrator Zachariah. ( :35)
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A Tribute to Earthworms
Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski shares some basic information about earthworms and their beneficial contributions to the plant and animal kingdoms. In addition, there is video footage of recent hands-on science classes conducted with preschoolers as they explore ecology and earthworm science concepts. Early childhood students made comparisons and contrasts between synthetic and real earthworms characteristics, measured earthworms, observed what surface preferences earthworms have, made models of ear
Mother Nature and the Earthworm
This brief clip from Sesame Street explains the relationship between the earthworm and a tree. This video clip could be used to compliment the story Earthworms by Claire Llewellyn. (01:06)
Learning, Teaching and Lesson Planning
Learning, Teaching and Lesson Planning
Tariq Ramadan on Western Muslims after Oslo
Tariq Ramadan, the well-known, Swiss-born and controversial Muslim philosopher, offers a critique of the discriminatory nature of popular attitudes towards Muslims living in Europe and North America. His lecture was delivered at the Palais des Congres de Montreal on September 8, 2011.
Knox arrives in Seattle, says "thank you"
Oct. 4 - Amanda Knox thanks her supporters after arriving home in Seattle, one day after an Italian court cleared the 24-year-old of murder and freed her from prison. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Occupy Wall Street: A Story without Heroes The "Occupy Wall Street" movement is spreading. Protests have appeared in Los Angeles and Washington, DC. The drama has become palpable, featuring a march on LA's city hall, confrontations w
The "Occupy Wall Street" movement is spreading. Protests have appeared in Los Angeles and Washington, DC. The drama has become palpable, featuring a march on LA's city hall, confrontations w
microdev5_part1 Professor Leo Feler