Who or what is the Tea Party movement? Survey offers some answers
They’re called patriots, extremists, conservatives, libertarians. So who really makes up the Tea Party? Vanderbilt sociologist Steven Tepper surveyed some two thousand people and found four major traits that make up a Tea Party supporter: authoritarian, libertarian, fear of change and strong anti-immigrant sentiment. He also found that one of the strongest influences in thekeep reading »
Sequential Vocabulary: Lesson I
Understanding words is necessary for success in every discipline. Learning to identify and define word parts empowers a student to unlock the meaning of unfamiliar words. This process teaches a life skill rather than memorization of definitions. Sequential Vocabulary: Lesson I is designed to be taught with Sequential Vocabulary: Lessons II, III, and IV.
Stocks sliding on Italy fears
Nov. 9 - It is shaping up to be a nasty day on Wall Street with investors not convinced a planned change of leadership in Italy is enough to stop the European debt crisis from spreading. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Strijdbewijs Tweede Wereldoorlog Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 12
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Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]
Elephants clear Thai flood debris
Nov. 10 - Hundreds of residents, and some elephants, start the clean-up of Ayutthaya in central Thailand, while Bangkok braces itself for flooding in the central business district. Nick Rowlands reports.
Japanese woman survives Turkey quake
Nov 11 - Japanese woman travels to Ankara for medical treatment after surviving under rubble for five hours after an earthquake in Turkey. Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
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China vs. India
Nov. 13 - India has a better demographic for economic growth: lots of young people, ManpowerGroup CEO tells Chrystia Freeland. But its new infrastructure puts China on "a faster track" - for now.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Political Science Department. The department provides undergraduates and graduate students an education in four broad areas of political science: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
Reading Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) - Khan Academy
Using a word problem, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) in this three-minute video.
@Google Presents: Daniel Kahneman
@Google Talks is proud to welcome hero of psychology, Daniel Kahneman. Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound and widely regarded impact on many fields—including economics, medicine, and politics—but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book.
Teach In - 11/13/2011 - #6 Wrap Up
Teach In Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy Sunday November 13, 2011 Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment shows the interviewer probing the student's ideas about what happens to matter when it dissolves. The probe is trying to elicit whether the student thinks the solute is gone or that it is there but can't be seen. The interview shows the student has the correct idea that the salt is there and provides an explanation to prove it even though it cannot be seen (tastes salty).
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