Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century
This digital collection presents 7,949 publicity brochures, promotional advertisements and talent circulars for some 4,546 performers who were part of the Chautauqua circuit. These talent brochures are drawn from the Records of the Redpath Lyceum Bureau, held by the University of Iowa Libraries. One of the largest booking agencies for the Chautauqua performers, the Redpath bureau managed a vast talent pool. Performers and lecturers were familiar names as popular entertainers or well known in the
Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
Setting the tone
Building a student-centered classroom culture starts on the first day of the school year.
Kid's Character Builder-Love-Part 2 of 2
In this video Mr. Conductor understands that Stevie gave up his heart ticket for the music machine to his sister Nancy. Cute songs are played. Some lyrics include " Love is walking with someone when someone needs a helping hand. Thank You for your gift of love". This video is a great resource for a teachable moment that arises in the classroom. This is also beneficial for a counseling group/individual lesson (5:03).
Weekly Maths Extension Tasks for Upper Students I am currently trying to find a good series of maths tasks that I can give to my upper maths students to really challenge them at home and am not really having a great deal of luck. I did however come across
I am currently trying to find a good series of maths tasks that I can give to my upper maths students to really challenge them at home and am not really having a great deal of luck. I did however come across
The Aesthetic Ambitions of Edward Lycett
Presented by Barbara Veith, independent scholar of American ceramics and glass, New York, and curator of the exhibition Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company
Professor Lawrence Sherman: 'Less Prison + More Policing = Less Crime'
A presentation by Professor Lawrence Sherman, Wolfson Professor of Criminology, Director of the Jerry Lee Centre for Experimental Criminology at the University of Cambridge and Director, Police Executive Programme. Repeated experiments show that focused policing reduces crime. Yet research shows that prison increases offenders' crime rates, especially after they are sent to prison for the first time. New forecasting tools allow criminologists to predict the few people who are too dangerous to d
SUNY Oswego Welcome Video
Learn more about why students enjoy the atmosphere, the academics and the opportunities available at SUNY Oswego.
World Banquet 2011
The Valparaiso International Student Association's annual World Banquet event held on February 12, 2011. The event featured students that represented 50 countries from around the world.
The Man Who Would Be King Trailer
A snow leopard
Snow leopards are endangered because their bones are often used in traditional Asian medicine. Also, their habitat has been damaged and snow leopards sometimes attack herds of goats and sheep for food. The owners of these animals want to kill the snow leopards so they don't keep attacking the herds.
Life Cycle of a Seed Plant
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta, learn about each step in the life cycle of a seed plant.
ePod 16 – Internship Interview – RBS
Continuing our series of Internship Interviews, this week we look at an summer internship in the Technology Division of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
2011 Founders Day Convocation
President Al Bowman remarks at Founders Day Convocation. Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center February 17, 2011.
Alternative Energy & Green House Plans
Alternative energy sources and green house plans include incorporating tank-less water heaters, recycled lumber, energy-efficient insulation, sealed crawlspaces and solar panels.
Unrest grips the Middle East
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This course treats various methods to design and analyze datastructures and algorithms for a wide range of problems. The most important new datastructure treated is the graph, and the general methods introduced are: greedy algorithms, divide and conquer, dynamic programming and network flow algorithms. These general methods are explained by a number of concrete examples, such as simple scheduling algorithms, Dijkstra, Ford-Fulkerson, minimum spanning tree, closest-pair-of-points, knapsack, and B
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XVI, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Scholar in Focus--Burton L. Mack, New Assistant Director and Secretary Join lAC Staff, The Fall Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity: "The Q Trajectory: Between Jesus and Matthew," "Paradox and Parody in the Song of Solomon: Towards a Comic Reading of the Most Sublime Song," "In Search of Dead Sea Scrolls Treasure," "The Alexandrian Library: The School of Philosophers," and "Patronage: Women Wieldin
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Global Challenges for Europe and America
Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He was a visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in summer 2008.