Lunch Poems: Robert Hass
After hosting Lunch Poems for eight years, Robert Hass has finally been prevailed upon to read his own poems in the series. Former Poet Laureate of the U.S., Hass is a UC Berkeley professor who has made important contributions in poetry, criticism, and translation. His books of poetry are Sun Under Wood, Human Wishes, Praise, and Field Guide, the latter winner of the Yale Younger Poets Award. His critical essays are assembled in Twentieth Century Pleasures, and the poets he has translated includ
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Marine Organisms for Aquaria and Their Required Maintenance
What can you do with an ocean animal aquarium in your classroom? How can you involve the students in its set-up and maintenance? How can you keep the students' interest level high and continue to have the aquarium be a focal point of activities, rather than neglected once the initial novelty wears off? And... How can you use the aquarium to teach across curriculum areas? This teachers' guide is intended to help you with the answers to these questions. What follows are suggestions for activities
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NLM: Environmental Health and Toxicology for Students and Educators
This website from the National Library of Medicine focuses on toxicology. The site features an interactive guide to potentially toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places, several college level tutorials covering the principles of toxicology, a household products database with potential health effects of chemicals for over 5,000 common household products, and more.
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The importance of recess
How classroom elementary teachers can promote physical education.
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Quantum Bound States
Explore the properties of quantum "particles" bound in potential wells. See how the wave functions and probability densities that describe them evolve (or don't) over time. Teacher's guide available.
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Lakota Winter Counts
offers the world's largest database of Lakota winter counts -- pictures drawn on cloth or buffalo hide to remember each year's key events (1701 to 1905). Ten Lakota bands' winter counts are shown side by side on a timeline. Compare how the bands depicted a particular year. Search for an image. Watch interviews with Lakota. Learn about the culture of this Sioux tribe of the northern plains that followed buffalo herds for food. A teachers guide is included.
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Benjamin Franklin
This guide is designed to take advantage of the educational information in the three-part PBS series BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (PBS airdate November 19-20, 2002), directing teacher’s to specific sections of the series relevant to the lesson plan. The lessons engage students with a media-rich environment that employs video, DVD, computers, and the Internet in addition to more traditional print resources. The lesson plans are flexible, allowing teachers to adapt the instruction to their particular needs
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Peace Curriculum
How can we educate for peace? Five teaching units focus on nonviolence, respect for human rights and dignity, social justice and civic responsibility, global awareness, and environmental sustainability. These Units are meant to guide teachers and provide resources for their own development as peace educators. Teachers, acting as learners, should feel free to adapt these activities to make them more effective, culturally relevant, or issue-specific.
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West Coast Field Guide of the National Marine Sanctuaries
Our five West Coast national marine sanctuaries encompass nearly 12,000 square miles of ocean, which includes hundreds of miles of dramatic coastline. Teeming with life and filled with history, they offer countless opportunities for exploration, recreation and contemplation. This guide will introduce you to the natural and cultural wonders of your national marine sanctuaries. Whether you're traveling on foot or bicycle, by car or by boat, above water or diving below, it can lead you to new disco
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Memory
This site dissects a sheep brain to show us the anatomy of memory. See works of an artist who paints entirely from memory. (Compare his paintings to photos of places.) Play interactive games that test your memory -- learn ways to improve it. Discover why some things are easier to remember than others (droodles game). Which facial features help us remember a face? Which image of the penny is correct? Try a mnemonic device called elaborative encoding.
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The People's Physics Book
The authors' intent is to produce an alternative textbook, as one part of a multifaceted strategy to teach physics conceptually and mathematically. As a reference guide and problem text, it is carried easily and is especially helpful in preparation for the AP Physics B & C exams.
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Principles of Economics
Flat World Knowledge is thrilled to publish a first edition re-launch of Tim Tregarthen’s acclaimed Principles of Economics book, and proud to bring Tim's remarkable talents as a teacher to future generations of students.In 1996, Tim published the first edition of his principles of economics textbook to great acclaim, and it became widely used in colleges around the country. That same year, MS made him wheelchair-bound. The disease forced his retirement from teaching at the University of Color
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A Teacher's Guide to Energy on Public Lands Intermediate Grades
This guide helps to teach students about the many energy resources on public lands in the United States using background information, graphic organizers, and hands-on activities.
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eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing is a comprehensive textbook containing holistic and integrated eMarketing tactics. There is no doubt about it – the Internet has changed the world we live in. Never before has it been so easy to access information, communicate with people all over the globe and share articles, videos, photos and all manner of media. The Internet has led to an increasingly connected environment, and the growth of Internet usage has resulted in declining dist
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Guide For Tutors In Disciplines In The Humanities And Social Sciences
Since you are reading this, you are, or are about to become, a tutor (n.). Congratulations. This is an achievement, and one which you can use to extend yourself as well as to make a real difference to the lives of fellow students. To tutor (v.) gives you an opportunity to really get to grips with your own understanding of your discipline, and to help others discover their understanding. Experience and understanding gained in tutoring can help you in your post-university career as you lead teams
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Historical Treasure Chest
This project provides a model for engaging students in an investigation of authentic materials from the past. The students will be provided with four primary sources and questions to guide their investigation. A wealth of other primary resources can be accessed on the websites listed in the reference section.
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Billionaires and mud huts: Can Asia solve its real sustainability issues?
Asia may be today’s economic miracle but too little water and too much poverty could derail the growth engine of the world. Zoe McKay talked with global strategist, Ravi Fernando.
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l integration des nouveaux professionnels

Atelier 3.2
Titre : FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l’integration des nouveaux professionnels : l’approche du e-learning
Auteur : Jean Patrick DEBERDT (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE), Yvan DOUALLY (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE)
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Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé. Président de sé
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L'expérience esthétique - Yves Michaud (video)

L’expérience esthétique n’a pas toujours été perçue comme telle au cours des siècles. Expérience érotique pour Platon, mystique pour Plotin, elle ne prend son sens actuel qu’à l’âge de l’art et de l’esthétique à savoir au 17e siècle.

Mais de quoi sont faites ces expériences ? Professeur de philosophie, Yves Michaud répond.

Une conférence de l'UTLS au lycée avec Yves Michaud.
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L'expérience esthétique - Yves Michaud (audio)

L’expérience esthétique n’a pas toujours été perçue comme telle au cours des siècles. Expérience érotique pour Platon, mystique pour Plotin, elle ne prend son sens actuel qu’à l’âge de l’art et de l’esthétique à savoir au 17e siècle.

Mais de quoi sont faites ces expériences ? Professeur de philosophie, Yves Michaud répond.

Une conférence de l'UTLS au lycée avec Yves Michaud.
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