Introducing Our Literary Community Workshop 1
Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video
programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their
classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the
framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text
and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner.

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Teacher Student Conferences
This program features extensive footage of three effective
student/teacher conferences in one fifth-grade and two third-grade
classes. These conferences demonstrate how teachers use conferences to focus on instruction for individuals while helping students feel ownership of their work.

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The Locus of Learning and Memory
In the history of psychology, the question of where learning and memory take place has occupied investigators for years. Recent work at the National Institute of Mental Health has brought scientists closer to resolving the issue. This module shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology being used to identify specific changes in the motor cortex of human subjects —
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Yoga Eye Exercises
A seven minute video that deals with exercising your eyes in a specific manner. Students might not be able to follow the leader as the video does move fast and repeats itself so those with short attention spans may flounder. Would be ideal in part for computer classes where students spend a great deal of time in front of a screen or as a nice addition to physical education classes.
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How to Make a Transcript When You Are Homeschooling
When making a transcript for a homeschool student, keep track of
grades, college level classes, GPA, SAT scores and extracurricular
activities. Create and update a quality level transcript with information from a home school teacher in this video.


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Steven Adams: Research Hacks - TIps & Tools for the Busy Scholar for the Busy Scholar
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The vast print and online resources of the Princeton University Library can be a bit overwhelming to both nascent and seasoned scholars. Most scholars and researchers are so busy with their daily responsibilities that there’s little opportunity for exploration and staying current with new technologies and resources. In this talk, Steven Adams, the Biological and Life Sciences Librarian and Interim Psychology Librarian, will show you how to establish a system that
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Matthew Botvinick: Computer Modeling of the Mind and Brain - May 6, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Brain ==> Computation ==> Behavior. Matthew Botvinick's lab works at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology and computer science, seeking to clarify the computational and neural foundations of human behavior. In pursuit of this mission, they employ a diverse set of research tools, including functional neuroimaging (fMRI), behavioral techniques (reaction time, error, and decision analyses), and computational modeling (neural networks, reinforcement learning mod
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Matthew Botvinick: Computer Modeling of the Mind and Brain - May 6, 2009 PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Brain ==> Computation ==> Behavior. Matthew Botvinick's lab works at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology and computer science, seeking to clarify the computational and neural foundations of human behavior. In pursuit of this mission, they employ a diverse set of research tools, including functional neuroimaging (fMRI), behavioral techniques (reaction time, error, and decision analyses), and computational modeling (neural networks, reinforcement learning mod
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The Dongria Kondh: The Story of this remote India tribe's struggles
The Dongria Kondh are one of India’s most remote tribes. They live in Orissa state’s Niyamgiri hills and worship a mountain as a God.
In August 2010 they won an historic victory against the mining company Vedanta Resources, which planned to destroy their forests and sacred mountain to build a vast open-cast mine. Good photos and this 12 minute video tells of their struggle. This is a good video for students to watch and see how this culture lives and how they believed so strongly in t

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One-Day Cooking Classes at the CIA
Learn more: http://www.ciachef.edu/enthusiasts Take a mini culinary vacation at our New York or California Campus. See what's happening at our Hyde Park, NY campus on a typical Saturday as food enthusiasts flock to the CIA to take our "Taste of the CIA" cookbook classes. From "Gourmet Meals in Minutes" to "Baking at Home" we have something that will tempt your taste buds.
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Vampires! The Psychology, Science, and Impact of a Literary Monster
PULLMAN, Wash.—Vampires are a hot topic in pop culture as the HBO series "True Blood" and the "Twilight Saga" film series take over every corner of the media. But the influence of vampires has been around for centuries. Anne Stiles, a Washington State University assistant professor of English, has been looking at how vampires reflected Victorian society, and how science and the mythical creatures influenced each other. She said it all comes down to our souls and psychology. Starting in the
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Diversity Conversation: Stephen Prothero
Rev. Doug VanDoren discusses "God is not One" with author Stephen Prothero as part of the Bob and Aliecia Woodrick Diversity Lecture Series at Grand Rapids Community College.
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TALAT Lecture 1202: Metallography of Aluminium Alloys
This lecture aims at providing a survey of the metallographic techniques available for the examination of aluminium and its alloys. The information must be sufficient to be sure that the students and the users are able to choose the most suitable technique to solve their problems in the examination of samples. The lecture should contain a direct understanding of the main problems in the metallography of the different classes of aluminium materials.
Author(s): E Evangelista, University of Ancona,E Cerri, Unive

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Introduction to OO Programming in Java - Classes and arithmetic
This reading material forms part of the "Classes and arithmetic" topic in the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module.
Author(s): Ken Fisher,Peter Chalk,Open Educational Repository

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Getting Started: 05 Equalizing volume
Make sure volume levels are uniform using Equalize Volume Levels. Equalize multiple clips with Match Volume.
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Working with Soundbooth and Flash
Learn to add cue points to files in Soundbooth, import sounds into Flash, and perform round-trip editing between Flash with Soundbooth.
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Basic Instructions on multiplying decimals.
Teaches basic steps for multiplying decimals. Solves problem (4.2 X 5.9) by removing the decimal and working as a whole number. Once solved, shows how to determine the decimal place in the answer by counting the digits behind the decimal in the original problem. Also shows how to round decimal into a whole number to see if answer is correct. Then shows how to solve a problem with no whole number (0.3 X 0.2). Once answered shows how to add zero to whole the whole number place and how to convert t
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Author(s): Lawrence Bailey,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Putting the 'S' into Laughter
World famous South African artist William Kentridge spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 8 April He gave a lecture titled Putting the Sinto Laughter looking at Gogol short story The Nose His recent production of Shostakovich opera The Nose premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in New York earlier this month to rave reviews. Kentridge began working on the opera three years earlier producing etchings drawings small
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Terry Eagleton on Marxism as a Theodicy
British literary and cultural theorist, Terry Eagleton, delivers a lecture at York University entitled Is Marxism a Theodicy?
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