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.
Integrating Social and Behavioral Theory into Public Health Part II: Mezzo/Micro-Level Theories
Builds upon knowledge of basic public health concepts and theory, showing how they are incorporated into intervention design and evaluation on an individual, group, community, and national scale.
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
001 - 006 Vestibulum Januae Linguarum 1717
This 1717 edition of Comenius' Vestibulum has been augmented by other authors - as a text it sits comfortably half way between the Orbis Pictus and the Janua Linguarum. It is much longer than Comenius' original Vestibulum. To use this text effectively as a revision tool, you should have studied the Orbis Sensualium Pictus, and learned the vocabulary contained there. There is a whole series of Latin educational texts from this time period that make use of Comenius as a foundation, providing the
How to Use Oil Pastels for Monotypes
How to Use Oil Pastels for Monotypes. Part of the series: Oil Pastel Techniques. Oil pastels can be used to enhance monotypes and add definition to critical areas. See how pastels can be used in conjunction with a monotype printing technique in this video.
Using Semicolons in Compound Sentences
This teacher-created video features a speaker explaining the use of a semicolon to join two complete thoughts. Examples are shown on the bottom of the screen throughout the video. ( :57)
How to Make Points in Essays
How to Make Points in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to make points in the body of an essay in this one-minute video on writing essays.
1 kid, 6 adults : China's new family
China's one-child policy results in one-child, six adult households, a demographic timebomb in a country unprepared for an ageing population.
Estonia to adopt euro
Estonia will become the 17th member of the eurozone when it adopts the common currency on January 1, but some in the Baltic state are critical of the timing.
Jar signed Les Namingha
Date unknown. Collected in March 1989. Donated to the Museum of Anthropology by John A. Morgan in 2002.,Morgan, John A. (Jack)
How are video games improving our lives or as life training?
Jesse Schell talks about how video game playing might be used for teaching decision making and critical thinking. This interview makes pro and con arguments for both sides, but does not offer any statistical evidence. Also presented is the possible addiction to games. This would be a good video for computer and/or technology classes on the merits of computer games and the potential problems.
This video will help you learn the letters in the spanish alphabet and how they are pronounced. (2:31)