"Writing in 3-D": The art of storytelling
Charlotte Observer columnist Tommy Tomlinson talks about good storytelling in this clip from his "Writing in 3-D" class at Queens. Learn more about his upcoming writing workshops: http://bit.ly/ikApaK.
Authors@Google: Alex Ross
Alex Ross spoke to Googlers in Mountain View about his book Listen To This on October 15, 2010. About Listen To This: "Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller,The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians. Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his wr
Are Diamonds Forever?
This professionally made video clip is from the Discovery Channel features diamonds - dealing with basic info on what they are, how they are formed and processed. Run time 03:39.
How to Teach the Concept of Even Numbers to Kindergarteners
Teaching the concept of even numbers in mathematics to kindergartners can be done by having the class stand and breaking them off in pairs. Leave one person as the odd one out to further convey the concept.
Article :: The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: Exporting from Lightroom
In this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to export single or multiple photos from Lightroom, as well as how to specify whether to incorporate a post-processing action and save export settings as custom presets, making it easy for you to create and use different export routines.
What is Lesson Study?
Find out more about the role data analysis plays in beginning a Lesson Study. See how one team of teachers sorts data to determine the focus of a Lesson Study, while you hear more about some of the challenges involved in running Lesson Study in a school. Run time 10:59.
Snakes based on Escher Drawing
An animated 3D short based on a woodcut by M. C. Escher. A masterful display of graphics, this video uses snakes to show how the drawing "moves." Good for a graphics art or drawing class.
Khodorkovsky found guilty again
A judge declares former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his partner guilty of charges including embezzlement in their second trial.
Flat trading in quiet stocks session
Summary of business headlines: stocks mixed in thin trading, snowstorm hits northeast on key shopping day; Amazon says Kindle holiday sales strong.
Answer: How do you keep motivated?
Both 2010 Nobel Laureates in Physics and 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Ei-ichi Negishi, answer the question, "how do you keep motivated with your research?"
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Lesson 70 – Coffee Break Spanish
In lesson 70 of Coffee Break Spanish we’re dealing with one of the trickiest things to do in a foreign language: make telephone calls. When you can’t see the person to whom you are speaking, it makes things that bit more difficult! In this episode you’ll learn the standard phrases used when making phone calls [...]
1 kid, 6 adults : China's new family
China's one-child policy results in one-child, six adult households, a demographic timebomb in a country unprepared for an ageing population.
5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
Former Israeli president guilty of rape
Moshe Katsave, the former president of Israel, has been found guilty of rape and other sexual offences by a court on Thursday.
Vergil - Bucolica Bilingual - Eclogue I lines 1 - 40
TWC Edwards compiled a very useful text of the Bucolics of Vergil, published in London in 1825 - little studied or read in his day, and even less so nowadays. The poems are broken into sections - the vocabulary (English and Latin), the Syntactic Order is given in Latin, and finally, the poem itself. I am very impressed with this little book as a learning tool, but have found few others that use the same methodology.