Mind the gap: realising learning across domains
From a number of sources there has developed increasing interest in learning as a lifelong and lifewide process. This has expanded the domains in which learning is now a concern for practitioners and the range of people who might be considered to have an educational role. It has also raised questions about the relationships between learning in these different domains and how to mobilise the full resources of learners within specific sites. This situation poses questions on how best to conceptual
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 3/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 4/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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How to Draw a Cartoon Tiger
This 2:31 minute video show how to draw a cartoon tiger with simple instructions. Should be useful for most levels of students.
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John Brown's Raid in 1859
This video is accompanied by text. "Tension between the North and South over the slavery issue grew more intense as the election of 1860 drew near. Violent reaction to the Kansas-Nebraska Act spread rapidly throughout the nation. The Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision deepened the divide between Northerners and Southerners—antislavery supporters and proslavery-ites. In 1859, fifty-nine-year-old John Brown devised a plan to provoke a slave revolt to answer the “sacking” of Lawrence, Kans
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Too Much Information? Quality Control for Emerging Multiplex Assays
"Multiplex assays present unique challenges for quality control in the clinical laboratory. This lecture presents four strategies to address these challenges and demonstrates the importance of the assay type and intended data analysis for the design of appropriate QC procedures." Steve Master, MD, PhD 2/12/2014
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Issa and the returning grasslands (Part 1 of 3)

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Inventions in Glass
Toledo inventor Michael J.Owens (1859-1923) invented a much more
efficient glass bottling machine which helped end child labor and
revolutionized glass making.

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Chlldren At Work, 1908-1912
The photographs of Lewis Hine document children in the workplace This is not a video, but a series of eight photos that shows children in the workplace. This is an excellent way to introduce child labor laws, the Progressive Era, and even as the start of a study about child labor around the world today. The pictures are powerful, but there is one of children playing poker.  
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Women's Sufferage Movement - School House Rock
Animated music video about early sufferagists, the 19th amendment, and the women's right to vote. (3:00)
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Women's Suffrage: How They Did It
This two minute video deals with women's suffrage during the Progressive Era. Progressives rallied supporters for a Constitutional Amendment. It goes into the approaches used and the impact of their actions. Good depth.
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Suffrage leader Lucy Burns
Suffrage leader Lucy Burns (1879-1966) was imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia, probably in November 1917, after she and others were arrested for picketing the White House in support of a federal amendment granting women the right to vote. Good photos showing acts of civil disobedience. Good photos and well worth showing.

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Susan B. Anthony & the Right to Vote in a Nutshell
A brief animated video outlining the life of Susan B. Anthony. Most of the video is dedicated to her role in helping women get the right to vote.
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History of Women's Right to Vote in the U.S.
A narrated slideshow that outlines the movement that granted women the right to vote. It covers the years from 1848 through 1920.
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The New World
[NOTE:  Some of this information is outdated, but it is nonetheless useful to see how the information was presented 40 years ago.]  Europeans begin to travel to North America, "The New World," to claim its vast riches and establish colonies. Over time, Great Britain's influence on the eastern side of the continent grows to 13 colonies which would become the United States. Video production is old but information is good. Run time 29:00.
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The Greatest American Inventions
The Greatest American Inventions are shown here with slides and text with background music. A little more than half of the slides show the authentic inventions while others are more modern images of the inventions. Fair quality video.

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U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads.

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The Civil War and Its Effects
A student made video that is 2:14 long and touches on some of the causes of the war and its effects. This is best used as an idea for teachers to use to have their students create similar projects.
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Of Mice and Men - In Context (Part 1 of 2)
The first half of the BBC's  on the social/historical context of the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.

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Katharine Hepburn Live Radio Performance of Little Women Part 4
Katharine Hepburn, and others perform Little Women for Theatre Guild.  It was a live Radio broadcast from December 23rd 1945.
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