How to Read Sheet Music : Understanding Rhythmic Notation & Quarter Notes
Rhythmic notation uses quarter notes, half notes, whole notes and more. Learn about quarter notes, time signatures and the 4/4 meter in this free music theory. This is a great tool for high school aged children with little music background. (3:22)
Deadly pipeline explosion in Mexico
An oil pipeline in central Mexico exploded on Sunday, creating what one official described as a "river of fire" and killing at least 22 people. Jon Decker reports.
LSE Literary Weekend - So Much for That: on illness, death and money
Lionel Shriver will be discussing and reading from her new novel So Much for That on the cusp of release in March. Described in HarperCollins's spring catalogue as "about illness, death, and money", Shriver's latest explores four different scenarios with a medical aspect, in a kind of literary "ER". The book examines the catastrophic personal fall-out of America's dysfunctional health-care system, while also raising tough questions that all Western countries are having to wrestle with--the most
Ex-cons benefit in biz-led charity
A number of British charities are thriving as a result of investment and training from Venture Philanthropists Impetus, who are backed by some of Britain's biggest companies.
Spanish Lesson - Present Tense -AR verbs: él/ella/usted
This video lesson discusses the present tense of -AR verbs and how to change them in the él (he) form, ella (she) form, & usted (you) form. (4:36)
Ethics and politics
Moral and Political Philosophy: how should we live? What constitutes a just state?
"Writing in 3-D": Submitting your work
Charlotte Observer columnist Tommy Tomlinson gives students tips on getting their work published in this clip from his "Writing in 3-D" class at Queens. Learn more about his upcoming writing workshops: http://bit.ly/ikApaK.
Portrait of Philip Stanhope J960249 RANGERS HOUSE, London. "Portrait of Philip Stanhope" By John RUSSELL (1745-1806).
RANGERS HOUSE, London. "Portrait of Philip Stanhope" By John RUSSELL (1745-1806).
Highgate Cemetery MF001688_27 HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Looking towards the entrance to the Egyptian Avenue, with the statue of an angel in the foreground, in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in October 1983.
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Looking towards the entrance to the Egyptian Avenue, with the statue of an angel in the foreground, in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in October 1983.
Greek parliament approves budget
The Greek parliament has approved a 2011 budget that imposes yet more austerity on the debt-choked nation hours after thousands took to the streets to protest against the measures.
Lifelong learning for the Italian Public Administration: the MarchE-Learning Project
This paper describes a local experience for the development of a framework program to set up a Continuous Learning System for Public Administration employees of Marche Region, in Central Italy. Such program belongs to a greater national program, aimed at modernizing the Italian Public Administration by means of the application of ICTs. This program is also part of Italian participation in the European Unions Lisbon Strategy, aimed at turning Europe into one of the most competitive knowledge-ba
The Light Bulb Invention: Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison is known as one of history's greatest inventors. His success in creating a long-burning light bulb made a dramatic impact on the entire world. This two minute video goes through some of work that went into this invention. This is a rather simple version of the real story, but the teacher might want to stress its impact on the world.
The Wright Brothers and Early Aviation
This video gives the background of the Wright Brothers. It starts with their early life and their desire to educate themselves. The video shows their house and businesses so that students can get an idea of what resources they had to work with. Shows a simulated flight of a replica as well as the real thing. For more information go to: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/wright_bros.html
From Dreams to Reality - Tribute to Minority Inventors
This 27 minute video is a tribute to minority inventors touches upon many inventions that have contributed to American science, technology, and medicine. This video has several segments that explain the inventions and the inventor. Excellent video to motivate students that inventions that improved society come from all peoples.
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.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 30.12.2010
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TEL AVIV: Der frühere israelische Staatspräsident Katzav ist von einem Gericht in Tel Aviv wegen Vergewaltigung in zwei Fällen schuldig gesprochen worden. Dem 65-Jährigen drohen damit mindestens vier Jahre Gefängnis. Katzav ist noch wegen weiterer mutmaßlicher sexueller Übergriffe angeklagt, mit einem Urte