Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
This bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials, and assessment procedures. Because language development is a fundamental co-requisite for learning mathematics and science concepts, processes and skills, the lessons i
The Dongria Kondh: The Story of this remote India tribe's struggles
The Dongria Kondh are one of India’s most remote tribes. They live in Orissa state’s Niyamgiri hills and worship a mountain as a God.
In August 2010 they won an historic victory against the mining company Vedanta Resources, which planned to destroy their forests and sacred mountain to build a vast open-cast mine. Good photos and this 12 minute video tells of their struggle. This is a good video for students to watch and see how this culture lives and how they believed so strongly in t
Talleres por Internet: Evaluacion de La Experiencia colaborativa del "Internet Studios Constortium"
This paper explores the pedagogical use of Internet in design-studio teaching in architectural education. The findings are based on a three-year experience working in semester long projects in which large numbers of participants (from 35 to 300 students) from Miami, Santiago, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Maracaibo, Caracas and Guayaquil collaborated using the Internet in various format. The majority of the collaboration has been accomplished by using low-bandwidth Internet communication su
5 Things To Consider In Your College Search
SUNY Oswego student admissions guide Lauren Polak provides 5 things to consider for those starting their college search before visiting campuses. For more on SUNY Oswego, visit http://www.oswego.edu/admissions
Bill Erb Thesis Defense
Bill Erb's thesis defense on June 12, 2007 at the Drexel University Chemistry Department.
Exploration of the Fundamentals of Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry
This thesis focuses on the study of different tools that can be used for preparing samples for matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI TOFMS) and utilizing these tools to study different ionization processes that
MoLeNET Project - ESOL Teacher's Feedback This video was recorded as part of the ESOL MoLeNET Project at The Manchester College. An ESOL Tutor talks about her experience.
This video was recorded as part of the ESOL MoLeNET Project at The Manchester College. An ESOL Tutor talks about her experience.
Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
"Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan,
The growing instability and resurgence of Islamic extremism in Afghanistan and Pakistan pose a great threat to U.S. interests and global security. In his new book, "Descent into Chaos", Ahmed Rashid examines the rising insurgency, booming opium trade, and weak governance in Afghanistan, concluding that U.S. strategy in the region has been a complete failure. Ahmed Rashid is a Pakistani journalist based i
End of the Slave Trade: An Interview with Adam Rothman
History professor Adam Rothman discusses the 200th anniversary of the end of the world wide slave trade and his book which traces the trafficking of slaves from Africa to North and South America.
Peace or Justice in Africa: Does the ICC Help or Hinder? (with Villa-Vicencio and Moghaddam)
Charles Villa-Vicencio discusses his recent book, 'Walk with Us and Listen: Peace and Reconciliation in Africa.' Dr. Villa-Vicencio addressed the need for more complementarity between the ICC and African mechanisms for justice and peace-building.
Biodiversity in Pasture Management. Rural Development Programm in Austria, BMLFUW Vienna
lfz Raumberg-Gumpenstein. Presentation. Austria. 2009
Caplan on the Myth of the Rational Voter
Bryan Caplan, of George Mason University and blogger at EconLog, talks about his book, The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies. Caplan argues that democracies work well in giving voters what they want but unfortunately, what voters want isn't particularly wise, especially when it comes to economic policy. He outlines a series of systematic biases we often have on economic topics and explains why we have little or no incentive to improve our understanding of the world
Organic farming in Cuba
Understanding the evolution of organic farming in Cuba.
2010 International Year of Biodiversity, Biodiversity is to Live