Hair
A new Sesame Street video - featuring a Muppet singing about her hair to teach kids about self-esteem and ethnic pride.
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The Preposition Song
A student made song about prepositions to the tune of "It's in His Kiss."
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SchoolHouse Rock-The Greatest Show on Earth-Weather
This Schoolhouse Rock video will explain different types of weather and how they form. Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: low pressure, high pressure, wind, and humidity. This is a good teaching resource for a science lesson/unit on climate, weather, etc. and would work well in conjunction with a story on weather.  (3:00)
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Schoolhouse Rock: I'm a Victim of Gravity
This is a homemade video using the Schoolhouse Rock song "Gravity" with snippets of the actual video. (3:01)
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Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
A student shows how to find the GCF of two numbers
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The value creation imperative
It's been just over 400 years since a Dutch company became the first organisation to sell shares and became publicly traded. By 2007, more than one billion people owned a stake in the world's companies worth more than $75 trillion.


Kevin Kaiser, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Finance, says that's a dramatic change from the days when monarchs and dictators owned everything and used their country's resources for their good alone. Now, we own the companies as shareholders and Kaiser s

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Classification Overview
This is video is an overview of the classification system. It defines how we classify living things based on evolutionary relationships. It tells the difference of Domain vs. Kingdom. It gives the hierarchy of how we classify.This video is in lecture format.  Run time 04:26.

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Student focus groups prior to M Learning

This video documents the teaching and learning experiences of a group of art students prior to the introduction of mobile learning.
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Student focus groups prior to M Learning

This video documents the teaching and learning experiences of a group of art students prior to the introduction of mobile learning.
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On pricing anomalies and the limits of arbitrage
Textbooks say that even minuscule differences in the price of identical goods in two places should be short-lived. But anomalies do exist, and they often persist for far longer than theories predict, write Denis Gromb and Dimitri Vayanos.
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Cost innovation and the dragons
INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Asian Business and International Management Peter Williamson says Chinese companies are tapping niche markets and customising products, but instead of looking at premium pricing they’re choosing to go mass market with ‘everyday low prices on steroids.’
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Success: A huge business vulnerability?
Former Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Bob Herbold says success creates nine dangerous traps for companies around the world today. “Once they reach some level of success they tend to lose their sense of urgency,” the INSEAD senior executive in residence says. Many companies “think they have found the secret that will lead to everlasting success. Little do they know that by turning their previously successful practices into legacy practices that they follow continually, they’re putting
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The Experience Trap
When companies look for a manager, they should look for experience, right?

Well, maybe not. INSEAD professors Kishore Sengupta and Luk Van Wassenhove say their research has revealed what they call the 'experience trap.' "Conventional wisdom holds that as we do more things more often, we learn from experience and get better and better, and what we found in our research was that actually some of it may not be the case," Sengupta says.

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Winning with value
Too many companies focus on just the cost of software systems, rather than look at the business value they generate. That may not be surprising given the complexities of trying to assess the value of software assets, but according to a new study by INSEAD professor Soumitra Dutta, companies who do this are taking the easy way out.

In the study called 'Recognising the True Value of Software Assets', Dutta argues that this key existing asset represents 'enormous hidden value for the firm

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New media: The online evolution of newspapers
In September, the New York Times did an about-face of sorts. It ended its paid-for online subscription model, under which it had been charging for access to premium content by columnists and commentators.

Len Apcar, deputy managing editor of the International Herald Tribune and a former editor-in-chief of NYTimes.com, says enabling free and unfettered access to the online paper has "proven to be a very successful advertising model by itself."

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Claire Pike remembers: INSEAD’s Secretary-General reflects on her three decades at the school on t
In 1968, Claire Pike began her MBA studies at INSEAD, her first step on the road leading to her present position as Secretary General of the school. After three decades of service, she talks to INSEAD Knowledge Executive Editor Shellie Karabell about her experiences and about developments at the school.
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The global business leader
Leadership has nothing to do with titles. J. Frank Brown, the Dean of INSEAD, has met a lot of CEOs in his two-and-a-half decades in business and many of them are nothing more than LINOs - Leaders In Name Only. "A lot of people talk about leadership and not that many actually do it," Brown said in an interview with INSEAD Knowledge. Brown believes there are seven hallmarks of a great leader. "I think the most important one is how you communicate and how you listen because if you’re going to be
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Healthcare2020: Women and leadership- the next decade
Technology is presenting an opportunity for women to progress in the healthcare industry, in which they are currently underrepresented. "The digital world is changing healthcare with the new technology system that currently is underleveraged," says Lynn O’Connor Vos, the CEO and president of Grey Healthcare Group.
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18.786 Topics in Algebraic Number Theory (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to algebraic number theory. Topics covered include dedekind domains, unique factorization of prime ideals, number fields, splitting of primes, class group, lattice methods, finiteness of the class number, Dirichlet's units theorem, local fields, ramification, discriminants.
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