Spreaker Information Tutorial--Managing the Media Library
This tutorial explains how to use the Spreaker Music and Media Library. This informative video gives auditory and visual step by step directions on how to manage and use the music and media library. This is a great resource to enhance the use of Spreaker in the classroom and at home. (2:47)
09.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der spanische Bankensektor benötigt nach Einschätzung des internationalen Währungsfonds Finanzhilfen in Höhe von mindestens 40 Milliarden Euro. Dies sei das Ergebnis eines Stresstests bei den Finanzinstituten des Landes, teilte der IWF in Washington mit. Fonds-Chefin Christine Lagarde forderte die Europäer zu mehr Gemeinsamkeit in der Schuldenkris
This lesson introduces the concepts of longitudinal and transverse waves. Students see several demonstrations of waves and characterize them by transverse and longitudinal behavior. This lesson also introduces the Sunken Treasure theme of the Sound and Light unit a continuous story line throughout the lessons.
El sistema nervioso
Este video describe el sistema nervioso. El video tiene dibujos que ayudan a explicar el sistema. (2:08)
San Salvador en el año 1947
Imágenes y secuencias de la década de 1940 adorna este video de San Salvador, la capital de El Salvador (un país Latinoamericano). (1:32)
Teaching Pragmatics explores the teaching of pragmatics through lessons and activities created by teachers of English as a second and foreign language. This book is written for teachers by teachers. Our teacher-contributors teach in seven different countries and are both native-speakers and nonnative speakers of English. Activities reflect ESL and EFL classroom settings. The chapters included here allow teachers to see how other teachers approach the teaching of pragmatics and to appreciate the
Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)
Where does all the stuff in the universe come from? Explore a map of the big bang! (04:01)
Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
1.3.1 Systems thinking and concept Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section. The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.
Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section.
The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.
1.2.4 Conveying information to others Diagrams are used extensively in most types of texts, but why do authors use them? There are two main reasons: to illustrate what something looks like; to demonstrate how objects or ideas or quantities are organised or related. But there is also a subsidiary reason I hinted at. Authors also use diagrams: to decorate and enhance the text to make it more pleasing to read.
Diagrams are used extensively in most types of texts, but why do authors use them? There are two main reasons:
to illustrate what something looks like;
to demonstrate how objects or ideas or quantities are organised or related.
But there is also a subsidiary reason I hinted at. Authors also use diagrams:
to decorate and enhance the text to make it more pleasing to read.
Media Arts: One Minute Media Arts Lesson
People have created media in different ways in different places and times. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of communications and media arts. Students will follow the Artopia guide on a quick tour through the history of Media Arts.
Liberia's Ongoing Water Crisis: Does Rhetoric Match Reality?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/liberia-monrovia-water-population-urbanization Despite continued promises from Liberia's government agencies to improve water conditions in the country, Liberia's water supply remains contaminated and inaccessible to many communities. Currently, 18 percent of all deaths in Liberia are related to illnesses caused by poor water and sanitation. In 2008, the Liberian government launched the Poverty Reduction Strategy to chart development and promised t
Water and Peace in Ivory Coast: Reconciliation After Civil War
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ivory-coast-water-management-peace-ethnic-violence After recent civil war divided Ivory Coast's communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace. As the Ivorian government struggles to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend communal divisions after the civil war, Ivory Coast communities are already working towards peace on one very important issue:
Richard, Education -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Richard is from Birmingham, and is studying Education. In his 60 Second Impression, he talks about the advantages of being at a mature students' College, representing the University at boxing, and spending time at the Botanical Gar
Northwest PRECEDENT: Out Darned (White) Spot, Out!
It is common to have white spot lesions following orthodontia. This discussion centers on a study to evaluate the effectiveness of three regimens for remineralization: MI Paste Plus (10% CPP-ACP + 900 ppm F-); PreviDent fluoride varnish (5% NaF (22,600 ppm F-); and oral home care.View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
Speakers@Google: Winston Fiore
Former US Marine Winston Fiore is walking 5,000 miles around Southeast Asia to raise money for cleft palate surgeries for children in the developing world. He came to Google's Taipei office on May 18, 2012 to talk about his mission and his walk, known as Smiletrek (http://smiletrek.org).
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Science Bulletins: WISE to Scan the Infrared Sky
NASA's latest space telescope-the Wide Field Infrared Explorer, or WISE-recently took its first images of the sky around Earth in infrared light. In its initial six-month mission, WISE will spot thousands of previously unseen space objects, including asteroids and comets, brown dwarfs, and distant ultraluminous galaxies.
Breakingviews: No light at the end of the tunnel for Nokia
June 14 - With things going from bad to worse for Nokia, it's beginning to look as if there is no way out of this downward spiral for the company say Reuters Breakingviews.