Hugo Chavez Biography: Life of the Venezuelan Leader
Born July 28th, 1954 in Sabaneta, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez was directly exposed to the poverty in Venezuela at a young age. He developed his ideas for political and social change while at military school and eventually amassed many followers. Though his attempt at a revolutionary coup d'etat attempt failed, Chavez continued to have supporters and was eventually elected president. His left wing and socialist leadership has made him a very controversial political figure. In this WatchMojo.com video,
Banksters: The scandals continue
Four years into the economic crisis, a Harris poll of U.S. adults in 2012 found that 70 percent believed “most people on Wall Street would be willing to break the law if they believed that they could make a lot of money and get away with it”. Despite efforts to regulate better behaviour in banking, there is ample evidence that little has changed.
Lecture with Bassam El Baroni
This lecture was filmed October 18, 2011, as part of the Graduate Lecture Series at Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Bassam El Baroni is a curator and art critic based in Alexandria, Egypt. He is the cofounder and director of the collectively run, nonprofit art space Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF), which has been in operation since 2005. Baroni's recent curatorial projects include You, Me, and the Trajectories of a Post-Everything Er
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Designing Productive Groupwork Tasks for Undergraduate Education - Innovation 20/20
The Initiative on Innovation in Teaching and Technology in the UGA College of Education presents Designing Productive Groupwork Tasks for Undergraduate Education Dr. Amy Noelle Parks Dept. of Elementary and Social Studies Education UGA College of Education Presented as part of the Innovation 20/20 series. The University of Georgia copyright 2012
Learning The Imperfect Tense - Lady Gaga Style
Señorita Webb's Spanish 2 ~ Spring Semester 2010 Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School - Raleigh, NC Inspired by: Lady Gaga. The song teaches about the Spanish Imperfect Tense and features students singing and dancing the song. (03:53)
Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death
Martin Luther King Jr. was one of history’s most notable proponents of civil rights. Brought up to believe in equality, King helped lead a high-profile fight for integration. His methods were non-violent, and he was well-respected by many on both sides of the battle. A brilliant orator and media expert, he made civil rights the most important political issue of the time. His untimely assassination cut short his efforts, but Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions to the political disc
Robotic bear the star attraction at Singapore nursing home
Researchers in Singapore have developed an empathetic, robotic polar bear to serve as a companion for the elderly. The robot can read and respond to human emotions and has become a welcome guest at one Singapore elderly care facility. Rob Muir reports.
i.2002 Lab 5 - Whiteboard Introduction Recorded 5/2/12
Fractions on the Number Line
In this Singapore math lesson, Mr. Almeida represents fractions on the number line by first defining how many parts make 1 whole. Then naming each part a fractional unit and counting that many units. This illustrates Common Core math standard 3.NF.2.b. (4:12)
Geology Kitchen #6 - Weathering
In this video, weathering concepts are visualized for both physical and chemical weathering processes. Freeze-thaw cycles and water action are discussed using kitchen experiments, as well as wind abrasion. The chemical disintegration and dissolution of minerals and rocks is demonstrated and discussed. (07:01)
Schoolhouse Rock - "Unpack Your Adjectives"
Here is a '70s classic learning music video from School House Rock. The song explains what adjectives are and how to use them. (02:59)
Steve Coll on the Killing of Osama bin Laden Steve Coll addresses the political implications of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and how the author of No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden sidestepped legal issues to publish his book.
Steve Coll addresses the political implications of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and how the author of No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden sidestepped legal issues to publish his book.
Advanced Audio Blog S5 #20 - Top 10 Japanese Historical Figures: Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Famous lines uttered by Japanese leaders can give you valuable insight not only into their leadership styles but also into their character. For instance, what do you think a Japanese leader famed for his quote about wartime battles would be remembered for? Perhaps he’d be best known for his militant style, [...]
Spacewalker, Purdue astronaut Jerry L Ross
This video is a preview of the book "Spacewalker" by astronaut and Purdue alum Jerry Ross with John Norberg. The book is published by the Purdue University Press and includes extras like an app for iPad to access video content. Find out more at www.thepress.purdue.edu.
GRCC's annual scholarship fundraiser, this year honoring Fred Keller and Linn Maxwell Keller for their longtime support of Grand Rapids Community College.
Rounding to the Nearest 100 (Estimation)
This video shows students how to use a number line to round to the nearest hundred. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review rounding in the elementary classroom. (3:04)
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
IMF's Lagarde calls for action
Oct. 11 - IMF managing director Christine Lagarde urged "courageous and cooperative" action from its members to quell economic uncertainty ahead of their twice-yearly meetings in Tokyo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).