News #91 - Know More Words, Speak More Spanish!
What was your first Spanish word? Remember how as you learned more and more words, you started speaking more and more Spanish? It’s no coincidence. It’s a fact of life: if you want to speak more Spanish, you will need more words. That’s how you break out of beginner Spanish and improve. You’ll notice the [...]
Economic Update on WBAI Apr 14th, 2012
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Mountain Hare in Snowy Habitat
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Mountain Hares in a snowy habitat. Students will enjoy the close up views of these amazing creatures. The Mountain Hare has a lighter build than the brown hare, and is easily distinguished by its tail, which is completely white throughout the year, whereas in the brown hare the tail has a black upper surface. The ears are tipped with black, and the coat is brown in summer, turning white during winter. This is a great resource to help bui
Professor Jody Gittell at the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute
In this seminar, Professor Jody Gittell draws upon case studies in the U.S. health and human service sectors to develop a relational model of organisational change. This model suggests that meaningful transformation requires changes in the worker-worker, worker-customer, and worker-manager relationships using three kinds of interventions -- relational, work process, and structural. Relational interventions include mapping current relationship patterns, fostering psychological safety and coaching
Oasis Earth - (Full Episode)
A shuttle mission to map planet earth might change our perspective of life itself. (47:07)
Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight Over D.C.
April 17, 2012 — In its final journey to its permanent museum home, NASA's space shuttle Discovery makes a flyover above the U.S. capital. NASA coordinated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to navigate through the restricted air space over Washington, D.C. (02:09)
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Breakingviews: Goldman in the middle
April 17 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss the benefits of looking average -- for the time being -- for Goldman.
SpaceX Dragon Briefing: April 16, 2012 - Part 1
On April 16, 2012, a preflight briefing regarding the SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle was held at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Briefing participants were NASA's Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Bill Gerstenmaier, International Space Station Program Manager Mike Suffredini, NASA's Commerical Orbital Transportation Services Program Manager Alan Lindenmoyer, SpaceX's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Designer Elon Musk and NASA Flight Director Holly Ridings.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eliezer Lev-Zion
Eliezer Lev-Zion was born in 1927 in Berlin, Germany, as Oskar-Eliezer Lewinsohn. His father, Nathan, was a journalist, and his mother, Franscheska, a doctor who managed a Jewish orphanage. A month after the Nazis came to power, Oskar's father was arrested and disappeared. Heavily pregnant, Franscheska fled to France together with Eliezer, settling in Lyon. A month later, Eliezer's brother Marcel Gideon was born. In the winter of 1939/1940, the three family members were taken to a detention cam
TED415 Session 13 Spring 2012
Multicultural Education with Jeff Miller 04/29/12
Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer
Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement. While the Tea Party is formidable force in Americankeep reading »
Defeat Dementia in Down's Syndrome
We are conducting a study based at the Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group (www.CIDDRG.org.uk), in partnership with the Down's Syndrome Association (DSA) and the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (WIBC) Cambridge to investigate the risk of dementia in people with Down's syndrome (DS). This four year study is funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). We believe that a chemical (protein) in the brain called beta amyloid may be a key factor in causing dementia of t
Andy Smith - 60 seconds research
Andy Smith, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University has only 60 seconds to describe his research interests.
Singapore Math-The Story of 5
A first grade teacher shares student samples of individual books showing all the ways "5" can be represented. Students create their own word problems and number sentences and number bonds for each story they write. Excellent Singapore Math Strategy for building number sense at the pictorial and abstract level of understanding mathematics. This is a great professional development resource. (1:15)
19.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Indien hat nach eigenen Angaben erfolgreich eine atomwaffenfähige Langstreckenrakete getestet. Der Versuch der Interkontinental-Rakete vom Typ Agni-V sei ein "hundertprozentiger Erfolg gewesen", sagte Vijay Saraswat, der Leiter der Entwicklungsbehörde des Verteidigungsministeriums (DRDO), die die Rakete gebaut hat. Sie hat eine Reichweite von me
Barney's "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" Song
In this video, students can sing along with Barney and all his friends on the farm! Students will enjoy singing "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" as they watch the cute dog with the floppy ears. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:55)
Barney's "The More We Get Together" Song
Students will enjoying singing along with Barney's friends as they sing "The More We Get Together". Building friendships is an important skill and this is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:31)