Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This DVD does have supporting footage in terms of supporting comments for
Student Music Composition Memorializes Haitian Earthquake Victims
Duke University graduating senior Martin Connor wrote and staged an original musical score paying tribute to the victims and survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Guiding him in the process was Duke music professor Anthony Kelley. Learn more at http://music.duke.edu.
Guercino, St Luke Displaying a Painting of the Virgin, 1652-53 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Guercino, St. Luke Displaying a Painting of the Virgin, oil on canvas, 1652-53 (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City) (08:28)
Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 (Galleria Borghese, Rome) Voices: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:04)
La Sangre - video en español
En este video tienen una descripción de la sangre y de las células sanguíneas. (4:19)
Say What?: -ug- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ug-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
Many Patients Continue Using Proton Pump Inhibitors After Negative Results From...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Andrew J. Gawron discusses his manuscript "Many Patients Continue Using Proton Pump Inhibitors After Negative Results From Tests for Reflux Disease." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/MKOYJT.
Nazi Defeat at Stalingrad
On November 22, 1942 at Stalingrad, two arms of a tremendous Soviet pincer movement encircled the entire Sixth Army, and more than 200,000 German troops along with a hundred tanks, eighteen hundred big guns, and more than ten thousand vehicles were caught in a giant trap. On February 2, 1943, the Germans capitulated. (3:12)
The Earth, Sun, and Moon: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, the planets, sun, and moon are in the incorrect positions. Students are challenged to place them in the correct positions. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Turtle Diary - How to survey
This is an educational video teaching kids on surveying. In the video, the main character walks through a farm and counts all of the animals in the farm. He counts up to the number 7. This video would be good for students who are learning to count. The main character speaks slowly. (2:43)
UROP profile: Kamena Kostova An MIT undergraduate shares her experience doing cancer research at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
An MIT undergraduate shares her experience doing cancer research at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Julian Parker Lecture Series featuring Professor Sheryll Cashin
Topic: "Shall We Overcome? Educational Equity and the Future of Multiracial Politics" Sheryll Cashin, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, Cashin teaches and writes about race and inequality in America. She has written books, academic articles and commentaries, and has appeared on radio and TV. Her recent book, The Agitator's Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of one Extraordinary African-America Family (2008) traces the arc of American race relations through generations of her family.
Missouri Government and Politics: Lecture 6 - Powers of the Governor
This course is designed to familiarize students with the constitutional framework and institutions of the state of Missouri, including the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches, and its political parties. Missouri's inherent conservatism and individualism is explored in the frame of the state's role as a ''laboratory of democracy." Special attention is given to innovations in welfare and education policies, as well as Missouri's role in the national debates over the right to privacy a
Libraries, Archives and Museums: A Strategic Conversation: Opening Talk
Monday, April 9 For generations Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums have been pre-eminent participants in support of the research, teaching, and learning carried out both within the university, and also beyond its walls. In an increasingly connected global society, interdisciplinary work is becoming the norm and researchers increasingly seek and share information across formats, genres, and institutional settings. To support users and to continue to grow and thrive, libraries, archives,
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 10
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Developing for Windows on ARM In this video Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio, walks us through the process of developing an application for Windows on ARM (WOA). Find out how you can use Visual Studio 2012 RC to do remote debugging, unit testing, and remote profiling on a Windows tablet. For more information on what you need to know to develop for WOA, please visit Jason's blog: Author(s):
In this video Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio, walks us through the process of developing an application for Windows on ARM (WOA). Find out how you can use Visual Studio 2012 RC to do remote debugging, unit testing, and remote profiling on a Windows tablet. For more information on what you need to know to develop for WOA, please visit Jason's blog: Author(s):
Drought displaces Somalis
June 30 - Aid agencies are concern with displaced Somalis due to drought after already facing one of the worst humanitarian crisis in the ongoing conflict. Sophia Soo reports.
Dollar Diversification Helps Euro
June 30 - The diversity of euro zone economies means investors can chose which risk they take on and this should help maintain the single currency's strength despite the Greek debt crisis, two top analysts say.
SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Daniel Pelikan
By: tcarrasc Fault zone architecture of the San Jacinto fault zone in Blackburn Canyon: evidence for fluid flow in the shallow brittle crust during rupture events Daniel Pelikan M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Gary Girty ABSTRACT The San Jacinto fault zone is exposed in Blackburn Canyon in a stream cut channel 15 km SE of Hemet, California. The fault is bounded on the NE by the Thomas Mountain Tonalite, and the Bautista Metamorphic Comple