Gaming to Re-engage Boys in Learning
At TEDxPSU, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain.
Ali Carr-Chellman is an instructional designer and author who studies the most effective ways to teach kids and to make changes at school. (12:30)
Using Nature to Grow Batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it's done. (10:26)
Inspiring Education...A Motivational Teacher Video
Something for life-long learners to ponder. This two minute video is a compliation of images and quotes. A good video to start an inservice
How to pay for classes
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege How to pay for classes About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first co
Looking at Music 3.0: Lee Quinones
February 16-May 30, 2011 Images courtesy of Lee Quinones. Filmed by The People's DP, Inc.
Gunmen hamper international access to crash site
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe International observers say separatist gunmen in eastern Ukraine stopped them observing the crash site, where the Malaysian airliner came down killing almost 300 people from 11 countries. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around th
Interview with a social worker
The focus of this free course, Interview with a social worker, is to explore the role of a support worker. It helps to identify what is expected within a working environment, and the skills and qualities they need in order to perform their roles effectively. You will be encouraged to think about the skills and qualities that you consider important in your own role, in order to identify any potential for professional development.Author(s):
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
Records of the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, 1877-1928
The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety provides administrative, financial, and technical support for management of the Bureau of Building Inspection. This collection, arranged by ward, contains yearly dockets of building permits and monthly reports of issued building permits, including 3 volumes which span 1894-1908 of Allegheny, Pennsylvania prior to annexation by the City of Pittsburgh. This collection also contains a complaint (violation) docket; record books of new additions, alterations
The week ahead: May 19th 2011
Leaders of the G8 countries meet in France, Barack Obama unveils a new strategy for the Middle East and the IMF looks for a leader
Doing business in San Francisco
A paradise for food-lovers and hill-climbers, San Francisco has plenty to offer. Just don't expect it to be like Los Angeles
2011 Northeastern University Commencement: Full Version
Watch the entire 2011 Northeastern University Commencement ceremony, from the opening procession to President Aoun's beach ball spike!
fdf (Foundation Degree Forward)
fdf (Foundation Degree Forward) is a national body that supports the development and validation of high quality foundation degrees. It is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support employer engagement across work based higher education programmes generally and in relation to foundation degrees specifically. fdf works in partnership with all relevant agencies, institutions, organisations and interest groups to ensure that the development of work-based higher lev
Factors Affecting the Spread of Disease in Human Populations
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in epidemiology, including student outlines,pre-lab questions, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Thinking Brain"
If there is one thing that makes you different from other animals, it is your extraordinary ability to think. Like other thinking species, humans don't just react to the world as it is: We reflect on the past, imagine what could be, and then plan ways to make our thoughts become reality. Our brain's advanced outer layer, or cortex, enables us to remember past events and predict the future consequences of our actions before we make decisions. We can think about thinking, and use language to excha
The causes of income inequality and the role of social welfare policy are examined. Updated 2003. (28:29)
Part 1: Secrets from Ancient Egypt
This 5:32 minute video documentary is about a visit to the ancient sites of this country. It is a travel show without much data. It is best as a video that shows close views of some of the structures to help studets gain a better understanding of how these monuments were built.
2.4.3 Ethics and accountability Ethics is one aspect of values. One way of understanding ethics is in terms of the resolution of professional moral dilemmas. Social workers frequently play an important part in resolving such moral dilemmas, for example when making decisions involving risk, protection and restriction of liberty. The way in which you act in these situations should be guided by something beyond your personal beliefs alone. You have to be aware of the publicly stated values of your agency and make skilful judge
Ethics is one aspect of values. One way of understanding ethics is in terms of the resolution of professional moral dilemmas. Social workers frequently play an important part in resolving such moral dilemmas, for example when making decisions involving risk, protection and restriction of liberty. The way in which you act in these situations should be guided by something beyond your personal beliefs alone. You have to be aware of the publicly stated values of your agency and make skilful judge
2.4.2 What are social work values? Traditionally, one of the things that distinguishes a profession is that it has a set of principles to which its members have to be committed and must put into practice. Sarah Banks defines social work values as: a set of fundamental moral/ethical principles to which social workers are/should be committed. (Banks, 2001, p. 6) The British Association of Social Workers issued a revised C
Traditionally, one of the things that distinguishes a profession is that it has a set of principles to which its members have to be committed and must put into practice. Sarah Banks defines social work values as:
a set of fundamental moral/ethical principles to which social workers are/should be committed.
(Banks, 2001, p. 6)
The British Association of Social Workers issued a revised C