Solving Linear Equations
In this teacher-created video, the instructor defines a linear equation. Then, the instructor demonstrates how to solve a linear equation step-by-step on a white board. ( 3:37)
Virtual Hip Replacement Animation
Students must make a variety of decisions and even take part in the operation. It is best if the students have a handout with the many terms used. Very realistic.
Violence returns to Gaza
Violence increases in Gaza in the run-up to the second anniversary of Israel's devastating Gaza offensive which began on December 27, 2008. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
How to Teach the Concept of Even Numbers to Kindergarteners
Teaching the concept of even numbers in mathematics to kindergartners can be done by having the class stand and breaking them off in pairs. Leave one person as the odd one out to further convey the concept.
Alfie Kohn vs Dwight Schrute: Incentives for Students?
If Alfie Kohn watched The Office, this is what I think he would say about Schrute Bucks. This is really about incentives with a touch of humor. (2:09)
Bloom's Taxonomy According to Pirates of the Caribbean
The six levels of Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives as found in Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. Music from Pirates, this is a fun video that demonstrates the levels for students to understand better. If the students have a hand-out with the taxonomy it would be best for them to gain a better understanding of the terms.
STAR WARS AND BLOOMS TAXONOMY REVISED
Here is Bloom's Revised Taxonomy as explained by Star Wars. A good way for students to learn about this and could be used as the start of a lesson of their own on displaying the various levels. Students would benefit from having a hand-out with the terms.
A school that teaches reindeer herding is featured in this ABC news clip. The video interviews teenagers who attend this co-ed school and their thoughts on why reindeer herding is important. There is some nice video footage of real reindeer. The video could also be used with younger students during the Christmas season or as a compare and contrast between reindeer and regular deer. Run time 01:46.
History is Served
A new blog from Historic Foodways presents 18th-century recipes in 21st-century terms. Get cooking with Frank Clark at recipes.history.org.
CI Days at Purdue 2010 What is CI?
What is CI? session on December 8, 2010 with Russ Hobby, Internet pioneer, Internet2 Program Manager for Science and Engineering, and Chief Technical Architect of the End-To-End Performance Initiative for Internet2.
200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes
A brilliant display of graphics and statistics that shows how many countries of the world have grown in many areas such as technology,income, and health. A real eye-opener as it shows how the world's economy has benefited some countries and not others. Students would benefit by having to do some research on this country to help them better understand the patterns of development. British.
How to Use Quotations in Essays
How to Use Quotations in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to include quotations in the introduction of an essay in this one-minute (and 7 seconds) video on writing essays.
How to Protect PDF Documents
This video explains how to protect your PDF file using the new Protection Panel in Acrobat X Std or Pro.
Bill Nye - Music (Part 1)
Music comes from many different things and many different places. But what is music? And how do we hear it? In this video, Bill Nye explains the science behind music. Some key vocabulary words in this video include: notes, vibration, waves, pitch, rhythm, patterns, eardrum, cochlea, auditory nerve, tuning fork, and air molecules. There are three parts to this video series. Run time 07:50.
Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
Is War Evil? - Why We fight Conference Lecture 8
Part of the Why we Fight Conference held in Nuffield College October 2010. Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University Jeff McMahan gives his paper followed by a discussion.
Boosting business confidence key to driving EU job creation
While unemployment is falling in some OECD countries, notably the United States, it remains stubbornly high in much of Europe. The challenge facing governments is to boost business confidence in order to stimulate a return to growth.