Literacy Centers: Developing Skills in Reading and Writing
Literacy centers allow students to practice skills in reading and writing and provide opportunities for individual and small group instruction. In this video, a teacher shares how she teaches her students to effectively manage their center. the teacher teaches what is expected academically and behaviorally at each center. This is a great professional development resource to enhance literacy instruction and to help build routines in the elementary classroom. (3:38)
Computational Functional Genomics, Spring 2005
Study and discussion of computational approaches and algorithms for contemporary problems in functional genomics. Topics include DNA chip design, experimental data normalization, expression data representation standards, proteomics, gene clustering, self-organizing maps, Boolean networks, statistical graph models, Bayesian network models, continuous dynamic models, statistical metrics for model validation, model elaboration, experiment planning, and the computational complexity of functional gen
GS-07: Rotating photos
Learn how to use the Rotate feature, which makes it easy to change the orientation of your photos. Find out what happens when you rotate JPEG images. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
GS-04: Using the marquee and lasso tools
Make rectangular and elliptical selections with the marquee tools or freeform selections with the Lasso tool. Constrain, add or subtract from, and move selections. Use modifier keys to change the tools' behavior.
A better way to track China's economy
Aug. 1 - Growth and manufacturing data are mainstays for those monitoring China's economic health. But investors may glean more from electricity consumption and cement price readings in the coming months.
Seminar 7 Army War College Class of 2012 distance education program
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Daniel Suarez: Kill Decision, Authors at Google
Daniel Suarez discusses his latest work, "Kill Decision." From Google Books: Unmanned weaponized drones already exist—they're widely used by America in our war efforts in the Middle East. In Kill Decision, bestselling author Daniel Suarez takes that fact and the real science behind it one step further, with frightening results. Linda McKinney is a myrmecologist, a scientist who studies the social structure of ants. Her academic career has left her entirely unprepared for the day her sophisti
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe, Authors at Google
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe is a light hearted and fun weekly podcast run by the NewEngland Skeptical Society. The host (Steven Novella) and his panel of skeptical rogues (Bob Novella, Jay Novella, Rebecca Watson, and Evan Bernstein) came to Mountain View to talk to us about being a savvy healthcare consumers. Richard Saunders (host of The Skeptic Zone Podcast in Australia) joins them in a pannel discussion to discuss a variety of topics in skepticism and healthcare. Topics include Hom
Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction
Why Warren Buffett called Credit Default Swaps "financial weapons of mass destruction." (04:48)
Authors at Google: Howard Friedman, "The Measure of a Nation"
If America were a corporation, how would an independent analyst judge its ability to compete against other corporate giants? According to UN statistician Howard Steven Friedman, that hypothetical analyst would label America a corporate dinosaur and recommend that the nation either change or face extinction.
Teaching With Style: Mechanical Energy Conservation
Professor Lewin uses a giant bowling ball pendulum to demonstrate the law of conservation of energy. He puts his neck on the line when he releases the bowling ball from his chin and his students gasp as the ball returns. This is a great demo for teacher to use in their own classroom. (03:35)
U.S. Morning Call: Morgan Stanley, Facebook 'in a relationship'
Aug 24 - Eight of the top nine U.S. mutual funds run by Morgan Stanley's asset management arm have disproportionately high investments in Facebook, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Mathematics Diagnostic Test 05
A mathematics diagnostic test examining pupil's competency and attainment in the areas of: Test 5 Minutes in an hour, half hour, quarter hour, 2 hours etc. Time - a.m. and p.m. e.g. 20 past 7 in the evening is 7.20 p.m. How many minutes from 3.30 to 3.55 How many hours and minutes from 24 hour clock Analogue to digital clock Hours and minutes - addition and subtraction
Bear Bash 2012
Bear Bash is one of the most fun and entertaining events of Move-In Weekend. Watch footage of new and returning students taking over the Plaster Student Union!
A Classic Showdown
School spirit runs high as classes resume on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus. What will happen when icons face off?
Example Calculating Real GDP with a Deflator - Khan Academy
Sal Khan offers a simple example of calculating Real GDP from Nominal GDP. (05:39)
Shifts in Aggregate Demand - Khan Academy
Sal Khan explores the factors that might shift aggregate demand. (05:18)
This Day in History February 18: Twain Publishes the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous and famously controversial novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Also on this day, Pluto was discovered as a planet though since it has been reclassified as a dwarf planet. (1:00)