'Dinnerfor1' is a 4 monitor video and sound installation which was first exhibited at the British Council Berlin in February 2005. DinnerFor1 is a woman talking to you. Her questions (isolated from the replies using fictional and factual texts) are often universal, so that a viewer is directly engaged: each set of questions is taken from a different source, connoting different strata of society and areas of (public) life. These range from the sensationalist interview into Princess Diana’s p
Professor Sebsebe Demissew - Honorary graduate
In this interview Professor Sebsebe Demissew discusses his life work in Ethiopia and his honorary degree.
Behind the Scenes: On Line: Monika Grzymala
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, November 21, 2010-February 7, 2011 For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/online. Images courtesy of the artist © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Third Annual Freedom of Information Day - Panel Four: Exemption Three Going Forward
An analysis of the FOIA's controversial "catch-all exemption," its recognized scope to date, and its future application under the OPEN FOIA Act of 2009 (the "2009 FOIA Amendment").
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Transparency in the Obama Administration - A First-Year Assessment - Luncheon Presentation
Michael Isikoff, Investigative Correspondent, Newsweek, and contributor to MSNBC
This lesson teaches the students about the different layers of the Earth and how they work together. Students will be able to: Name and label the four layers of the Earth; Identify the main minerals that make up each layer; Explain how scientists formulated the idea that the Earth is comprised of four layers.
Work of Art
Every Wednesday, Brooklyn Museum staff and local community gathered at Soda Bar in Prospect Heights to watch Bravo's Work of Art. This was the crowd reaction to the final few minutes of the finale when Abdi Farah was named the winner.
How Does the Worm Factory Work
The Worm Factory 360 is a home composting solution for your kitchen and household waste. Although this video was obviously made to promote the purchase of the Worm Factory 360, it does a very nice job of describing the basic process of how composting works. The video could also be used as inspiration to brainstorm and design new models for a successful compost bin. Run time 03:05.
NASA CONNECT Breaking Barriers: Solving Linear Equations
In NASA CONNECT Breaking Barriers, students learn about supersonic aircraft while investigating the nature of science. They look at how NASA researchers continue to modify their work as we build powerful machines that push hypersonic records to mach 10 and beyond. NASA scientists and engineers use algebraic equations to help them build models that will fly faster, longer and higher. Grades 6-8.
The listening room, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham : A gallery installation and an offsite project
The three upper galleries of Ikon house two variants of The Listening Room. Each installation amplifies the sound of a gallery in real time, introducing low-volume feedback, pitches delineated by the architectural characteristics of the space and modulated by the transient nature of people passing through. In between is the central gallery, a space where the sound of the two Listening Rooms actively mixes and merges, allowing the two activated spaces to affect each other - in a very real sen
Lecture 22 - 11/12/2010
Internet Scout Project
The University College London Centre for Cosmic Chemistry and Physics developed this website to present its research in the "fundamental chemical processes which [they believe] occur throughout the universe." Visitors can find an overview of the design and progress of the Centre's projects dealing with the formation of hydrogen molecules on interstellar dust grains and more complex molecules. The website introduces the Centre's main facilities, the Cosmic Dust Lab and the Surface Science Lab. Us
Multiple Measures of Student Achievement in an Interdisciplinary Unit on the Harlem Renaissance
This website shows the culmination of a 5th-grade class interdisciplinary project on the Harlem Renaissance: a student-created museum and exhibition. The site uses video comments of students, teachers, and parents work to provide a multiplicity of perspectives on the project, and offers links to Lyons philosophy and year-long curriculum.
Quality in the New Learning Space: Ongoing Process of Teacher and Staff Training
Quality in the new learning space: ongoing process of teacher and staff training,Proceedings with reading panel
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is on the teachers role in fostering thoughtful mathematics.,Jersey City: Ice Cream Problem Algebra II teacher Gina Kiczek introduces a problem that helps her students learn the difference between permutations and combinations. What Is Pascals Triangle? An overview of the Arithmetic Triangle: what it is, its history, and how it is
La natura della mediazione offerta dai sistemi basati su micromondi all’apprendimento della matema
In questo articolo prenderemo in esame il sistema ARI-LAB che abbiamo realizzato per sostenere gli alunni nello sviluppo di capacità nel problem solving aritmetico e cercheremo di descrivere alcune caratteristiche che questo software rende disponibile con il fine di valutarne le potenzialità sul terreno didattico. Nel fare ciò assumeremo due riferimenti: da una parte l'analisi della natura del sapere coinvolto nel problem solving aritmetico, descritta nella prima parte di questo lavoro, dall'
Consulting pupils about teaching and learning
Decades of calls for educational reform have not succeeded in making schools places where all young people want to and are able to learn. It is time to invite students to join the conversations about how we might accomplish that. (Cook-Sather, 2002) Consultation is about responding to that situation – about understanding what learning is like from the pupil perspective and trying to get bits of it better for different pupils and different groups of pupils. The Project was designed to re
Understanding learning cultures in community based further education: working together towards enhan
Our project – Understanding and Enhancing Learning Cultures in Community-Based Further Education – aims to achieve an enhancement of the student experience in community based further education (FE) through a deeper shared understanding of learning cultures in this setting. This paper provides an outline of the project, an update on progress so far, and reports on our approach to the analysis of the data and initial outcomes of the first phase of fieldwork. Running through all of these elem
Showdown at the last chance saloon: research meets policy in early professional learning
Government funding of educational research has reached a critical stage. The view of those close to the purse strings seems to be that educational research has become increasingly irrelevant to policy development. Consequently, in a political climate of best value for money, the allocation of funding for research now tends to be accompanied by criteria which require, for example, engagement with users, measured impact and knowledge transformation. The extensive Teaching and Learning Research Pro