The Notre Dame Forum 2011-12: Reimagining School to Nurture The Soul of A Nation
http://forum.nd.edu/ "Reimagining School to Nurture The Soul of A Nation, " is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K-12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American civil society.
Sheffield : citybooks In Sheffield is citybooks te gast bij de afdeling Germanic Studies/SOMLAL van de University of Sheffield. Universitair hoofddocent Henriëtte Louwerse treedt op als gastvrouw en ontvangt in 2010 en 2011 vijf auteurs, een …
In Sheffield is citybooks te gast bij de afdeling Germanic Studies/SOMLAL van de University of Sheffield. Universitair hoofddocent Henriëtte Louwerse treedt op als gastvrouw en ontvangt in 2010 en 2011 vijf auteurs, een …
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
5.301 Chemistry Laboratory Techniques (MIT)
This course is an intensive introduction to the techniques of experimental chemistry and gives first year students an opportunity to learn and master the basic chemistry lab techniques for carrying out experiments. Students who successfully complete the course and obtain a "Competent Chemist" (CC) or "Expert Experimentalist" (EE) rating are likely to secure opportunities for research work in a chemistry lab at MIT. Acknowledgements The laboratory manual and materials for this
Getting Ready for Podcasting
Today, while listening to one of the Russia-related podcasts, I started entertaining an idea of creating my own podcast. Seems like I got all the tools, the only ingredient needed
One Step Closer
The musical intro and the artwork for my podcast are accomplished today - thanks to Apple's Garage Band and my family members for lending their voices:)
Ideas for the content keep coming. One thing I know the show is going to come out on a weekly basis for now. Short show notes and links will be here on speakrussian.blogspot.com
Authors@Google: Father Greg Boyle
Fr. Gregory Boyle visited Google's Santa Monica office on Aug 11, 2011 to discuss his book "Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion." This talk took place as part of the Authors@Google series.
Christopher Scholin at 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting
Chris Scholin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) on "Remote Detection of Marine Microbes in Coastal Waters and the Deep Sea using the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP)" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.
Learn about The German Invasion of Russia 1941 - WW 2
This one minute video is an overview of the German invasion of Russia using original footage and maps. A little too short to be of real value outside of providing students with a quick look at what happened without answering any deeper questions such as why the invasion and the numbers involved.
The Surface of Mars
This five minute video explains how scientists know what "rocks" come from Mars and what the surface of Mars might be like. This could be used as a career film or science lesson. Shows the importance of problem solving.
Graphing linear equations in y = mx + b (slope intercept)
This three minute video shows how to do these linear equations using using a board and narrator. The teacher may need to stop this video after each part of the equation is added to add depth and meaning to the lesson.
World War II: Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor
This one minute video uses original footage to show some of the destruction caused by the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Too short to be of real value outside of showing students what it really looked like.
David Harvey: The Crises of Capitalism
This 31 minute lecture is for sophisticated students and reviews the many types of capitalism theory and how each one could impact the future of the America. The comments need to have a firm knowledge of economics before understanding the ramifications that he is talking about.
Five Tips for Increasing Reading Comprehension
This selection contains a slide shown with five tips for increasing reading comprehension. A narrator explains each tip, and they are written on each screen. Tips: 1) Preread on the subject 2) Identify purpose for reading 3) Identify main idea 4) Stay motivated by asking questions 5) Answer previous questions to monitor comprehension. ( 2:15)
English Through Song: " The Wind of Change"
This selection contains beautiful pictures presented in a slide show set to the song " The Wind of Change" by the Scorpions. The words of the song appear on the slides. This format is beneficial in improving students' vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation, and knowledge of sentence structure. ( 5:33)
English Through Song: " Wind Beneath My Wings"
This selection features a slide show of photos set to " Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler. The words of the song appear on each screen. This format is beneficial in developing students' vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills, and knowledge of sentence structure. ( 5:20)
Morph your face with augmented reality
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/augmented-reality-system-gives-you-a-new-face.html
Smell of death freaks out lampreys
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/born-to-be-viral-smell-of-death-freaks-out-lampreys.html
The Aristocratic Doctrine [Omnipotent Government (1944)] Among the infinity of fallacious statements and factual erro
[Omnipotent Government (1944)]
Among the infinity of fallacious statements and factual erro