Battle for Iwo Jima
In this audio clip, two war correspondents deliver a dramatic account of the U.S.'s hard-won battle for Iwo Jima in March 1945. (3:38)
Indian Dance - About Garba-Raas
Gabra-Raas is a classical Indian style of dance that originated in the Indian state of Gujarat and incorporates colorful costumes and energetic movements, Garba-Raas has traveled across the world. This video is from an audition at Boston University. Interviews with the dancers go over the differences between the dances and a little about the culture and how these dances are used. Length 1:41
The Political Economy of Dodd-Frank
Why Financial Reform tends to be Frustrated and Systemic risk perpetuated Adolf A Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
24 Hours at Clough - Interior Time-Lapse
See the full story at: http://www.news.gatech.edu/features/24-hours-clough-commons
Children Book Review: The Storm (The Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick book review of the book The Storm by Cynthia Rylant. This gives a short synopsis. (00:53)
Northeastern Fight Song - Orientation Session 1
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zee bee junior basic blues lick in E major
How to Use "TimeToast" (Create Interactive Timelines)
TimeToast is a great web tool that lets teachers and students create dynamic timelines that include facts, pictures, and weblinks. It is an easy way to make history (or any subject) come to life. The time lines can be shared via social networks or even embedded in a class website, blog, or digital portfolio. A powerful, useful, and free tool! This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:19)
Money Game: 3rd Grade (Interactive)
Determine the correct combination of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, dollars, five dollar bills, ten dollars bills and twenty dollar bills necessary to purchase food items in this online interactive game.
Global Cohort: Amparo Quisbert
Entrepreneur Amparo Quisbert of Bolivia talks about her company, Fama, and her participation in the 2012 U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Randy Nelson on Learning and Working in the Collaborative Age
This video features the former Dean of Pixar University who explains what schools must do to prepare students (and themselves) for new models in the workplace. A lot of good ideas are presented such as the importance of learning from failures and how people need to work together. A mastery of anything is explained as a good trait to master other challenges as well. A good video for inservices. (9:18)
The Beat Goes On (Activity)
In this activity, students learn about their heart rate and different ways it can be measured. Students construct a simple measurement device using clay and a toothpick, and then use this device to measure their heart rate under different circumstances (i.e., sitting, standing and jumping). Students make predictions and record data on a worksheet.
Audio Engineers: Sound Weavers
In this lesson, students are introduced to audio engineers. They discover in what type of an environment audio engineers work and exactly what they do on a day-to-day basis. Students come to realize that audio engineers help produce their favorite music and movies.
This cool site has synthetically engineered sentences that have the consonants taken out - and you can still understand them when you listen to them! Great for showing student the acoustic redundancy of speech. I have them compare this pseudo-spectrograms with real spectrograms that they create with Audacity (free download). Very accessible and easy to use.