Interview with the Ambassadors: Reading Is a Privilege
Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They discussed a wide range of issues, both serious and humorous, in a room in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building. Speaker Biography: Jon Scieszka is author of such children's classics as "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," "Knucklehead: Tal
Peveril Castle N100487 PEVERIL CASTLE, Derbyshire. Snow scene.
PEVERIL CASTLE, Derbyshire. Snow scene.
Spartan Sagas: Tamera Hill, Success on her own terms
As president and CEO of a technology consulting firm, Tamera Hill knows the value of a dollar -- and of staying true to herself. Before studying marketing at MSU's Eli Broad College of Business, Hill got her feet wet -- and hands dirty -- pumping gas at her parents' full-service gas station. "I always said I would make my own money learning what I learned from my mom and dad and never have to depend on anyone else for that," says Hill. And she did just that. Hill went on to start two techn
Bayesian Derivation of the Kalman Filter
This derivation of the Kalman Filter uses the Bayesian interpretation. The optimization program is set up and solved analytically, leading to the Kalman update equations for prediction and filtering.
From Field to Table -- WSU, SBDC help Local Company Take on Growing Hummus Market
Watching locally-grown chickpeas get shipped to the Midwest and East coast and come back to the grocery shelf as hummus provided Washington State University graduate Heath Barnes (Agriculture '00) the inspiration to explore the idea of producing hummus in Washington state. With that idea in mind, Barnes and business partner Tish Ghigleri developed several hummus recipes that were well-received by family and friends, but with limited resources and no manufacturing experience, they were uncertai
FSP – UMVF – RMM Dakar 2010 – Ghanaian Children’s Notions of the Composition of and Ideal Fa
Les journées du fond de solidarité mère-enfant de l’UMVF.
Thème : Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit et Santé En Afrique.
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique Sub-saharienne : mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
1ère Session : Fécondité, sexualité et planning familial.
Modérateurs : Pierre JAUDOIN (démographe – Ministère Français des Affaires Etrangères) –
Mamadou TRAORE (Professeur de gynécologie-obstétrique à l
Les journées du fond de solidarité mère-enfant de l’UMVF.
Peace Song:" I've Got Peace in My Fingers "
This professionally-made video features Susan Salidor singing her song "I've Got Peace in My Fingers." She is shown singing the song and drawing illustrations to accompany it. ( 1:45)
Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson
In this delightful, animated rhyming story, the words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are being narrated by the author, Karma Wilson. The words are highlighted in blue as they are being read. (08:43)
Blackboard 9 - Customization
Changing the banner and colors within a course.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sun
In this cute video, Huckle and Lowly learn how it is important to be safe in the sun. Put on your sunblock and wear a hat. It is hottest between 11:00 and 2:00. Don't overdo it and drink lots of water. Have fun in the sun. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom and the special education classroom. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
Suresh – Lesson 59 जानवरों, पशुओं, पक्षियों, जल-जन
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How To Dress For a Job Interview
This video provides a step-by-step guide to proper attire for any job interview. It gives practical advice to help you stand out from the other interviewees and make a good impression. It also includes what you should NOT do when dressing for an interview. (2:09)
Site Libre Savoirs: Economie et gestion de l'entreprise, option finance
Domaine: Mathématiques financières
Cours de 3ème Année - Economie et gestion de l'entreprise, option finance 3 parties avec ressources pédagogiques : - Le mouvement Brownien, une fractale aléatoire - Une approche simplifiée du lemme de Itô - Le modèle de Black and Scholes
How-To Draw Mickey Mouse Like An Expert
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts. The video runs quickly and may need to be paused or repeated. (01:53)
This video contains colorful illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms. After the illustrations are shown and the idioms are stated, the narrator explains the meaning of each idiom. Examples of idioms included- It's raining cats and dogs, curiosity killed the cat, and cat got your tongue? (4:02)
Long form with scenes united by common lines.
LVMH sees record sales in 2010
Strong Christmas trading pushed LVMH past fourth-quarter sales forecasts and the world's biggest luxury group raised its dividend on the back of a record year.
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex