Spartan Sagas: Carolyn Lauckner
Carolyn Lauckner is a second year doctoral student in the Media and Information Studies program at Michigan State University. "MSU is my home. I have been a life-long Spartan fan; both of my parents went to Michigan State so there really was no other place I had imagined going." For more information on the Media and Information Studies Ph.D. program, please visit http://cas.msu.edu/469-PhD-in-Media-and-Information-Studies-main
Listen to "The Attribution Song" and learn to always give credit where credit is due when using other people's creations.
Normalizing Russia: The Empire Effect
Jane Burbank, professor of history and Russian and Slavic studies, New York University
From Mountain Fairies to Fender Guitars: The Power of Myth in the Music and Times of Goran Bregović
Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols, composer and professor of music technology, New York University
Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema
"Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema." Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Chair, Department of Italian Studies and Professor of Italian Studies and History. New York University. Sept, 29, 2011.
Who Decides in Last Resort? Elected Officials and Judges in Historical Perspective
Nicos C. Alivizatos, professor of law, University of Athens; and partner, Alivizatos-Kiousopoulou and Partners.
Liberty and Shakespeare [The Journal of Liberty and Society (2011)] In an October 2002 article in the New York Times, "Next on the Syllabus, Romeo v. Juliet," Adam Liptak investigates the curious if questionable move to install literary texts in law-school curricula. Liptak's opening lines betray his skepticism:
[The Journal of Liberty and Society (2011)]
In an October 2002 article in the New York Times, "Next on the Syllabus, Romeo v. Juliet," Adam Liptak investigates the curious if questionable move to install literary texts in law-school curricula. Liptak's opening lines betray his skepticism:
Black Friday goes mobile
Nov. 23 - Holiday shopping is going mobile, with retailers aggressively courting shoppers using exclusive mobile deals for smartphones and tablets this Black Friday. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Create your own Insect!
An activity that informs children about the appearance of insects, i.e., their head, thorax and abdomen, and allows them to create their own model.
A nonsense sentence is provided and children are required to work out the answers to some questions.
Bridge w/ Leg Lift
Teaching: • Start in prone position on forearms • Keep hips off ground head neutral toes dorsiflexed and core tight Coaching: • Without moving hips lift one leg by squeezing glute • Alternate legs • Keep back flat and core tight Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips rotate flex or extend • Head is not neutral
Area of a Regular Hexagon
In this eight-minute video, Sal Khan focuses on using what we know about triangles to find the area of a regular hexagon.
Inside the News: Risk appetite lifted on Greek bailout hopes
Nov. 4 - Intense European pressure has forced Greece to seek political consensus on a new bailout plan instead of holding a referendum after EU leaders raised the prospect of a Greek exit from the euro.
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
Harold And His Amazing Green Plants
This is a Disney Cartoon Short Called "Harold And His Amazing Green Plants" Taking From The Disney show"Ludwigs Thank Tank" .(08:15)
Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed
Nov. 07 - A Los Angeles jury finds Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. John Russell reports.
London pub is going to the dogs
Nov. 8 - The owner of the Mucky Pup Pub has turned his north London boozer into a pop-up doggy diner for just one night. Tara Cleary reports.
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
This unit concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster’s Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It focuses on the representation of marriage for love and the social conflicts to which it gives rise. The unit is designed to hone your skills of textual analysis.
Helping Students Understand Text Structures: Informational Problem/Solution
This exercise teaches students to understand the organizational structure of problem/solution essays by having them write "what it says" and "what it does" statements about a text. Asking students to write these statements about a text will enable students to read the text closely and will ensure that they understand the structure of a problem/solution text.