Banking the underbanked
By meeting the special financial needs of the working poor, an innovative credit union in San José helps lift a community out of poverty
Top 5 Unusual Facts About Hands
This 46 second video has some interesting facts that could be a good ice breaker for starting anatomy units.
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Randi Weingarten on union reform
The president of the American Federation of Teachers on changes to the teachers' union and the future of education in America
Etica, Bioética y Legislación (2011)
El alumno adquirirá los conocimientos y habilidades básicas que le capaciten para identificar, analizar y argumentar criterios ético-jurídicos en la resolución de los problemas que se presenten en su futuro quehacer profesional, teniendo en cuenta las particularidades que definen a cada ser humano.
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
"The Gated City"
Ryan Avent, our economics correspondent, explains why families are fleeing America's richest cities in their droves
A lesson on the talking drums of Africa, suitable for inclusion in a unit on Africa, communication, music, percussion, or world cultures. Includes discussion points and four simple activities.
HIS348 Session 4 Fall 2011
HIS348 Labor in American Society Session Four 10/01/11 Mike Fraga
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
Raj Shah on foreign aid
The administrator of USAID on partnering with big business, a recent deal with PepsiCo and focusing aid on the horn of Africa
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
MIT Alumni Crew Oct 1, 2011
Alumni Crew Race between Class of '63 and MIT10. Announcement of winner. Christening of our new women’s racing shell in honor of Julie Soriero, our wonderful athletic director.
Sodium Acetate Crystals
Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
Wall Street protests spread to Washington
Oct. 6 - Thousands of social justice activists gather in Washington to continue the protests against U.S. economic inequality that began in New York. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Steve Jobs 1984 to 2011 (2)
This 12 minute biography shows Jobs life and accomplishments in these years. It shows clips from his various speeches and provides some insights into his character and later life.
Entrepreneurial Marketing (graduate level)
In this course, we will explore how marketing and entrepreneurship affect and are affected by one another. We will examine concepts from each of these two areas to determine how they apply to, and how they can aid the practice of, the other. Hence, we will look at the role of marketing in entrepreneurial ventures, and the role of entrepreneurship in marketing efforts of all firms. Attention will be devoted to understanding why marketers resist entrepreneurship as well as the common mistakes entr
Creole Language and Culture
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Creole Language and Culture". This course introduces students to the language of Haitian Kreyòl, or Creole, and to the culture of its speakers. The program is designed to meet the needs of those who plan to conduct research in Haiti or in the Haitian diaspora, or who intend to work in a volunteer or professional capacity either in Haiti or with Haitians abroad.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.