Progressive Capitalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Sainsbury | The neoliberalism that has dominated economic thinking since Mrs Thatcher and Ronald Reagan first came to power is now seen to have serious flaws, and Progressive Capitalism seeks to replace it with a new progressive political economy. This is based on an analysis of why the growth rates of countries differ, and what firms have to do to achieve competitive advantage in today’s global economy. The cornerstone of the political economy of Progressive Capitalism is a b
Al Seckel, a cognitive neuroscientist, explores the perceptual illusions that fool our brains. Loads of eye tricks help him prove that not only are we easily fooled, we kind of like it. Seckel explores how eye tricks can reveal the way the brain processes visual information.
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WatchKnowLearn Attends FETC
The 2012 FETC, Florida Educational Technology Conference, had over 7,000 in attendance. WatchKnowLearn was THRILLED to be a part of the event and enjoyed meeting so many new friends and fans of the site! (04:00)
Beginner Lesson S2 #21 - Pasta a Plenty
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Two co-workers are planning a business lunch a supagetti-ya (spaghetti restaurant) during the busy Tokyo lunch hour. They discuss kinds of pasta before trying to get a seat at Ms. Okada’s favorite local restaurant. Let’s see if there’s room for them, then stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure [...]
Creating a Blogging Community with Undergraduate Students - Keri D. Valentine
Creating a Blogging Community with Undergraduate Students, presented by Keri D. Valentine, Ph.D. Student, UGA College of Education Produced as part of Innovation 20/20, by the Initiative on Innovation in Teaching and Technology, in the UGA College of Education. The University of Georgia copyright 2012
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Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
What Goes Around Comes Around: Water Cycle
This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The resources here will provide you with content information as well as lessons and activities to guide your students to deeper understandings of the nature of water, the need for and intricacies of its management, and why water management issues can be
Scope on the Skies: Urban Legends
Urban legends become widespread from people simply not asking “Are you sure?” or looking into the topic and learning more before making a decision. But urban legends are also a great way to teach students to become good questioners—skeptics if you will—whenever they hear or read about these kinds of claims. A recent urban legend is generating interest due in large part to statements made by doomsday predictors, news media, and—coming to a theater near you—a movie celebrating our demi
Rachael& Courtney's Car
Battle of the Little Bighorn - Part 5of 5
The last video is nine minutes long and explains At the Battle of the Little Bighorn, a group of American immigrants were fighting against a group of Native Americans battling to preserve their way of life. It shows Evidence, left behind on "Last Stand Hill" that indicates that "Custer's Last Stand" was over in a very short period of time. Young soldiers, desparately trying to quickly reload their slow-loading weapons, inadvertently dropped live rounds on the ground. The entire battle was
BEAM is "a specialist mathematics education publisher, dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of mathematics as interesting, challenging and enjoyable." They publish materials aimed at children ages 3 to 14 and provide training and workshops for teachers in the United Kingdom as well as consultancy for companies, institutions and government, and teacher education programs. Although many of their products and services are available for purchase only, they do offer a number of online res
Students are challenged to design and build wind chimes using their knowledge of physics and sound waves, and under given constraints such as weight, cost and number of musical notes it must generate. They make mathematical computations to determine the pipe lengths.
"Put your books away,"
This issue of Middle Ground looks at different forms of assessment.,Volume 12, Number 2
Students explore the relationships among lines, slopes, and y-intercepts in the context of printing their algebra textbooks. Presented with a real-world problem, they use the cost structures of three companies to create and compare tables and graphs as they decide which printer should be chosen. The problem is then extended and ends with a letter to a Board of Education.
Take a trip to Earth’s freezer – the coldest, windiest, driest, place on Earth. How long has Antarctica been like it is today? That’s what polar researchers want to find out. Meet ANDRILL, the Antarctic drilling team in this video. (7:32)
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: June Guadalupe, RN, BSN, CCRN, CNRN, CEN, CMC
June Guadalupe, works in the Trauma Resuscitation Unit at our R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. If you imagine that requires stamina, you'll understand why June is such a good fit here. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to June on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC
Ron Paul on Peace [A speech before the House of Representatives, March 25, 1999.] Mr. Speaker, today I rise with gratitude to Edmund Burke and paraphrase words he first spoke 224 years ago this week. It is presently true that to restore liberty and dignity to a nation so great and distracted as ours is indeed a significant undertaking. For, judging of wh
[A speech before the House of Representatives, March 25, 1999.]
Mr. Speaker, today I rise with gratitude to Edmund Burke and paraphrase words he first spoke 224 years ago this week. It is presently true that to restore liberty and dignity to a nation so great and distracted as ours is indeed a significant undertaking. For, judging of wh
War Eagle Wedding: Selecting the hors d'oeuvres