Le Corbusier: Modernist Originality or Copying?
While describing the genius of his originality and his ‘intuitive flashes of insight’, Le Corbusier systematically obliterated unwanted references from the works of his biographers and set up a carefully vetted archive called the Le Corbusier Foundation. This lecture considers the discovery of a recently discovered handwritten entry in a ‘lost’ (ie thrown away) Le Corbusier notebook, which indicates that he found (more than) inspiration in the work of a relatively forgotten modernist ar
Reasoning Behind Day Light Savings Time
How the new daylight savings dates affect the economy and energy consumption and safety. A quick overview from this one minute video.
William Jennings Bryan's Cross of Gold Speech
By the early 1890s, the Populist Party and figures within the
Democratic and Republican Parties advocated "free silver" (a
silver-standard currency at a high price for silver that would bring
inflation). The Populists represented an alliance of rural interests
and silver mining interests. Free silver advocate William Jennings
Bryan became the Democratic presidential candidate of 1896, delivering
the famous "Cross of Gold" speech denouncing the gold sta
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Nurturing Independent Thinkers
Arts teachers use formal and informal strategies to assess their students’ progress and to modify their own teaching practice. In this session, participants meet a vocal music teacher who splits his choir into groups that give each other feedback; he also has students tape-record themselves during rehearsal, so he can judge their individual progress. A dance teacher critiques original choreography by a student and asks her peers to participate in the process; this feedback helps the student de
GAIM 2013: Frontier markets cheap, growing fast-Dimitrijevic
Everest Capital's Marko Dimitrijevic says that while emerging and developed markets have recovered since the 2008 recession, frontier markets are still at very low values and are now growing fast.
This website presents thoroughly researched information about Brazil in all the aspects of its life. One particular section describes the different area of Brazil, carefully mixing geographical information with tourist attractions, providing access to maps and also promising a places index at the time of cataloguing. Another section offers a long list of literary guides to the character of the country and its inhabitants. The section 'features' offers detailed information on: art and culture; b
History of Presidents Day
A fascinating history of Presidents Day and why it is important.
This project offers a simple introduction to the research process and obtaining learning resources on the net
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The Stuff of Genius: Safety Pin
With patents on everything from fountain pens to rifles, Walter Hunt has sometimes been called "America's forgotten inventor." However, his most successful invention was the safety pin.
Chimney Sweeper by William Blake
This is a recitation of the poem Chimney Sweeper by William Blake (November 1757– August 1827). In this poem, Blake depicts the life and mind of a child just after the industrial revolution. The poem is well read, but there is no indication of who did the reading. The poem is rather 'dark', which heightens the age level. There is just one still image during this brief audio.
How to Interview for Essays
How to Interview for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to gather interviews for essays in this free educational video on writing essays.
Learning anytime, anywhere
The ANU eText Books for Mobile Learning program has allowed students of Sanskrit, Thai, Vietnamese and Tetum at ANU to have a "Professor in their Pockets," wherever in the world they may be. Through the development of sophisticated ePubs, students have all the learning resources they need at their fingertips, accessible to them anytime, anywhere. The ANU eText Books for Mobile Learning program has had a profound impact on student learning and engagement within the small languages sphere at ANU,
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used
Desmond Tutu Interview on Leadership
The 1984 Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu discusses what makes a good leader. Vague information. Of limited use.
Run time 3:44
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Words Beginning With "sh" and "ch" - Hooked on Phonics
This video lesson presents words beginning with ch and sh. First, the sound of ch is presented, then 12 words that start with ch are shown on the screen. Next, the sound of sh is presented, and words beginning with sh are shown on the screen. The second time through, there is time for the viewer to read the words before the narrator says them. (6:05)
Basics of Ratios (sv)
How ratios work.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
Mopheme Mastery Part 1
In this clip you can learn what information you is need to do well on a morphemes test. The beginning of the clip shows how to split a word into parts with lines and then write the names of the word parts. Later words are shown on a slide and students are asked to divide the word into parts.
6.189 A Gentle Introduction to Programming Using Python (MIT)
This course will provide a gentle introduction to programming using Python™ for highly motivated students with little or no prior experience in programming computers. The course will focus on planning and organizing programs, as well as the grammar of the Python programming language. Lectures will be interactive featuring in-class exercises with lots of support from the course staff. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MI