Proof-reading and the Conventions of Language
Lesson plan that focuses on children learning to check their writing for mechanical errors after first observing the teacher model the procedures.
Author(s): Eithne Kennedy

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Using a Dictionary
This language and communications skills resource is concerned with the use of a dictionary to look up the meaning of words and compare synonyms. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,
Author(s): Gerard Lohan

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Discovering Yardsticks are Metersticks
This lesson uses a simple discrepant event to demonstrate the underlying cause for early miscalculation of the size of the Milky Way galaxy. Grades 9-12.
Author(s): James Lochner, Ph.D.

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11.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel eingesetzte Ethikkommission hält Medienberichten zufolge einen Ausstieg aus der Atomenergie bis spätestens 2021 für möglich. Die nach der Reaktorkatastrophe von Fukushima abgeschalteten ältesten sieben Reaktoren und das Kernkraftwerk Krümmel könnten ohne Gefährdung der
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Upper Intermediate Lesson #22 - A Narrow Escape 2
It’s illegal, but everybody’s mom is doing it! We discuss the dangers of riding 3 seat bikes in Tokyo. It seems many Japanese people don’t even know it’s illegal to ride these bikes in the Tokyo area. We’ll give you two grammar points sou ni naru, used to describe apparent [...]
Author(s): JapanesePod101.com

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The Theatrics of The Debt Debate in Washington
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Interactive Reading Lesson Through Rhythm and Rhyme-Old Black Fly
Bobbie Martel teaches components of Interactive Reading. Old Black Fly is the story used for this Interactive Reading lesson. Teachers will learn how to signal students when to get involved. This is a good resource for helping teachers to enhance reading instruction in the classroom. (4:04)
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How to Determine the Mean
This is a brief how-to video on how to determine the mean (average) that will improve your math skills. The instructor starts out with an easy problem, then moves on to a more complex problem. (05:49)
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Tides
Ocean tides are the rising and falling of the sea due to variations in the gravitational pull of the moon on opposite sides of the Earth. Tides are a type of wave with regular frequencies and periods which echo the motion of the moon.  (03:41)   
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Government - The Three Branches
This is a single page  - not a video, nor a slideshow. However, it does have some merit as the page points out the three branches of government.
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How to Measure Circumference
The two minute video is about circumference. This video explains that one way to seperate circles is by their circumference, different size circles have differecnt size circumference. Circumference is the distance around a circle. The ratio of the circumference of a diameter is pi= c/d. The video moves slowly and students should be able to follow it after the terms have been explained and practice.
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STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 1
A video recap of flight day 1 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
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"Ode to New York" by Byron Rufus Newton (poetry reading)
Sometimes called "Owed to New York". Byron wrote this satirical poem when he was a reporter of the New York Herald in 1906. Thirteen years later, he was appointed Collector of Customs for the Port of New York. Then folk took exception to this poem and demanded his resignation. He was obliged to issue a statement to the effect that he was "just kidding". He probably figured out a defence that everything he said was true wasn't going to get him off the hook. Satire stops being funny at the exact
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Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi
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Authors@Google: Nathan Myhrvold
Nathan Myhrvold spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 18, 2011 about his new book Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking. About the book: Modernist Cuisine is a six-volume, 2,438-page set that is des­tined to rein­vent cook­ing. The lav­ishly illus­trated books use thou­sands of orig­i­nal images to make the sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy clear and engaging. http://modernistcuisine.com/about-the-authors/
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Activity 8 «Mental notes about students»
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Author(s): miride, akeune

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Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV

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Valerius Catullus - Carmina II

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  • time: 0:32
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The Real Mary Magdalene ( 1 of 5 )
This History Channel documentary is sympathetic to the life of Mary Magdalene. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. (WARNING; Educators/Parents: Very brief artist nudity 2 minutes in.)
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Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
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