Effective Searching, Part 2 - Khan Academy
Sal Khan, with a friend, show how to conduct a more challenging search on the Internet. In this clip, Sal Khan tries to find the population growth of India and the US. (08:21)
SchoolHouse Rock Grammar Rock - Unpack Your Adjectives
Schoolhouse Rock's "Unpack Your Adjectives" is a great introduction to adjectives! (03:02)
Introducción a las aulas virtuales con Adobe Connect
Adaptación de parte de los contenidos de la acción formativa virtual del Programa de Formación de Profesorado en materia de Innovación Docente y Digital de la Universidad centrada en la creación y dinamización de aulas virtuales a través del sistema de videoconferencia Adobe Connect
In this video from Wide Angle, Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative in the Clinton Administration, discusses her views on economic change in China.
University Receives Energy Grant from MDA, TVA
The University of Mississippi was one of three universities in the state to receive an energy efficiency grant from the Mississippi Development Authority and TVA. Video by Mary Stanton
2012-13 Notre Dame Forum: A More Perfect Union: The Future of America's Democracy
The 2012-13 Notre Dame Forum, "A More Perfect Union: The Future of America's Democracy," will present a series of events throughout the academic year that will explore profound questions about the state of the U.S. political system and its capacity to deal with the rapidly-changing domestic and international challenges it faces. Established by Father Jenkins in 2005, the Notre Dame Forum has brought leading authorities to campus to discuss substantive issues of the day. Past forum topics hav
Using limits to Define a Continuous Function
A Continuous Function is defined in terms of limits and various discontinuities are discussed. Animated graphics on white board. The explanation is clear and understandable. Provided by http://www.free-academy.com./
Cómo conseguir que tu hijo lea
Este vídeo da unos consejos para conseguir que tu hijo lea, y que lo haga a gusto. (4:43)
ISS Update - Aug. 28, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 28, 2012.
This Day in History January 1: Batista Forced Out of Cuba
On this day in 1959, facing a popular revolution spearheaded by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement, Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees the island nation. Amid celebration and chaos in the Cuban capitol of Havana, the U.S. debated how best to deal with the radical Castro and the ominous rumblings of anti-Americanism in Cuba. (1:00)
China's shine fades for equity investors
Aug. 29 - Chinese stocks have tumbled to three-year lows, and analysts say the outlook will remain grim as long as corporate governance stays weak and locals stick to the sidelines.
Advice for Freshmen
Current students offer advice to incoming freshmen for a successful and fun UMN experience!
Aladdin and Princess Pea
Gain skills in reading and spelling, practice finding the letters of the alphabet, and build vocabulary with this video of the story of Aladdin. Using this Super WHY! episode, students learn about taking initiative using the story of "Aladdin". Students explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power of reading to change the story. Students follow along as Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! Th
Closed Word Sort
Watch a 3rd-grade teacher implement a closed word sort to enhance students' understanding of word meanings and associations. Differentiate between closed and open word sorts and explore how one teacher used a closed word sort activity to facilitate students’ grasp of the meaning and relationships of words. (01:40)
Perseus and the Gorgons Part 2 of 3
This is a cartoon version of the myth about Perseus and Medusa. The animation is well made, but there is no way to pause the video. (01:24)
Bio-retina could be boon for the blind
Aug. 29 - An Israeli company has developed an artificial retina to restore sight to millions blinded by retinal disease. Called Bio-Retina, the implant mimics the function of the natural retina when age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diseases like Retinosis Pigmentosa take hold. Tara Cleary reports.
2012 Auburn University NCAA Commercial
It's how we greet each other. It's how we congratulate our graduates... And celebrate accomplishments in the classroom, research endeavors, and service to the world. It's our battle cry, cheer, and fight song. It's a phrase heard around the globe to those faithful to orange and blue. Most importantly, it's what connects us as a family. The Auburn Family. And there's nothing else like it.
Properties of Zinc
Zinc is far from boring. Chemists in the lab at the University of Nottingham perform a reaction with a zinc compound and it looks like he he shoots flames from a syringe. (03:16)
Solving Word Problems Involving Multiplication of Decimals
In this video you see a whiteboard presentation showing how to solve multiplication problems with decimals. Students could work along with the video or try to race the video when working each problem. Video also has a good review of mathematical terms and steps to solving word problems. (6:38)
Download my Math Interactive Whiteboard Lessons and flash games here: http://iwb-resources.blogspot.com
The Magic School Bus Cracks A Yolk - Eggs
Mr. Ruhle (from Makes A Rainbow) gave the class the task of caring of Giblets, his pet chicken. However, Giblets "flies the coop" and the class decides to get a new Rhode Island Red to replace Giblets. Naturally, they decide to hatch one from an egg. They learn on their trip that both a male and female chicken are needed to produce a chicken (though it is never explained why, being a children's show.) At the last minute Giblets returns. "I guess he who flies the coop can always fly back again,"