Edward P. Jones, Author of "The Known World" Appears on the College of Charleston Campus
The College of Charleston selected "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones as its 2011 The College Reads! book selection. Jones was on campus for a public reading week and book talk on November 1, 2011. He remained on campus on November 2 to engage with students, faculty and staff. Set in antebellum Virginia, 20 years before the Civil War began, Jones's debut novel examines issues regarding the ownership of black slaves by free black people as well as by whites. Caldonia Townsend is an educated b
Brief Overview of the Red Fox
This short video clip shows many close-ups of the red fox, and her babies. There is no narration, but the professionally-made video footage and sounds from nature help to bring the red fox into the classroom for your students to observe. This would be a nice compliment to the poem Over in the Meadow, where the red fox mother tells her baby cubs to "run."
In this video, a teacher demonstrates solving proportiona using vertical and horizontal relationships and cross-products. The problems are worked on a white board as the teacher explains each step. ( 2:33)
Circumference by Math Busters
This video explains finding circumference by using radius. A "real-life" example of finding circumfernce of a traffic circle is shown with video and explained. ( 2:42)
Beetlejuice - Beauty & The Beetle PART 2
Examines the use of irony and personification.
Calculating a 15% Tip Using a Proportion
In this video, a teacher explains percentages and proportion using a "real-life" example of calculating a tip on a restaurant bill. The teacher demonstrates calculating 15% of 30 using a proportion. ( 2:33)
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
This slide show set to music shows a mixed number being converted to an improper fraction. The directions appear in print. ( 1:05)
Alphabet Road--"F" Is For Farm--"My Farm Story"
My Farm Story: Children, get to answer questions about where milk comes from in their own words. There is so much to see and learn that their answers often change. A variety of questions are asked about farm life throughout video. Teachers can use this as a time to answer questions in group setting. This is a good resource for the early childhood classroom to use in conjunction with a lesson/unit on farms and after reading non-fiction texts on this topic. (4:09)
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
Dispelling Myths About Bats
This video seeks to dispel the myths about bats being scary animals. It focuses on a bat rescue and rehabilitation center in Mineral Wells, TX. It shows how bats are helpful to our world and why we should care about them. It also gives information on how to 'adopt' a bat to help continue the rescue and rehabilitation of the animals. It is narrated by the woman who runs the Batworld Sanctuary. Run time 06:42.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
An Introduction to Health Informatics Terminologies Fundamental Skills: Introduction to Computers Fundamental Skills: Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 An Introduction to Medical Informatics Walk the Line Comparing the Strength of Magnets Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists INFO1010: Organisational Perspectives
This lesson demonstrates the effects of changing the slope and y-intercept on the graph and equation of a line.
This resource consists of detailed teacher's notes for a lesson which requires pupils to devise a fair way of measuring/comparing the strengths of two or more magnets.
Investigative Journalism means the unveiling of matters that are concealed either deliberately by someone in a position of power, or accidentally, behind a chaotic mass of facts and circumstances. This manual provides a guide to basic methods and techniques of investigative journalism and outlines the methods and skills applying to every step of the investigative process, from conception to research, writing, quality control and dissemination. The role media can play as a watchdog is indispensab
INFO1010: Organisational Perspectives
Fundamental Skills: Introduction to Computers Fundamental Skills: Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 An Introduction to Medical Informatics Walk the Line Comparing the Strength of Magnets Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists INFO1010: Organisational Perspectives
Fundamental Skills: Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 An Introduction to Medical Informatics Walk the Line Comparing the Strength of Magnets Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists INFO1010: Organisational Perspectives