Peer 2 Peer University
The Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) is an online community of open study groups for short university-level courses. Think of it as online book clubs for open educational resources. The P2PU helps you navigate the wealth of open education materials that are out there, creates small groups of motivated learners, and supports the design and facilitation of courses. Students and tutors get recognition for their work, and we are building pathways to formal credit as well. Currently P2PU is in a pilot
A Sense of Place
Place and Location are two of the five themes of geography and a natural starting point for a study of the Arctic and Antarctica. Location answers the question, "Where am I?" while the study of place asks, "What kind of a place is it?" and, "How does this place connect to my hometown?" This issue of Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears examines how you can introduce the Arctic and Antarctica and use science, geography, literacy, and technology to help your students compare and contrast these two dram
Open Source Chemistry Course Grades 9-12
The following comprehensice collection contains a full course of study for an Open Source Chemistry course for grades 9 ‐ 12. The collection has been prepared from resources contributed by teachers and partner educational organizations on Curriki. The Open Source Chemistry course has been organized to meet the CA Science Standards for Earth Sciences in grades 9 ‐ 12
Seasonal Migrations: Signs of Spring
Through these interrelated investigations, students discover that sunlight drives all living systems and they learn about the dynamic ecosystem that surrounds and connects them. Guidelines, lessons, activities, reading connections, and interactive maps are included for each study.
Money Math: Lessons for Life
In these four lessons students learn: 1. How saving helps people become wealthy. They develop "rules to become a millionaire" as they work through a series of exercises, learning that it is important to: save early and often, save as much as possible, earn compound interest, try to earn a high interest rate, leave deposits and interest earned in the account as long as possible, and choose accounts for which interest is compounded often. This lesson assumes that students have worked with percents
U.S. may tap oil reserves
U.S. officials worried skyrocketing gas prices may dent the nascent economy recovery, say the White House is considering a release of oil from the strategic petroleum reserve.
TED415 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session Six 02/27/11 Jeff Miller
UN slaps sanctions on Libyan leaders
The United Nations Security Council has imposed "biting sanctions" on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his close aides.
Iraqis rally on "Day of Regret"
Iraqi protesters gather in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to mark the anniversary of last year's inconclusive parliamentary elections.
Ras Lanuf rebels prepare for offensive
Rebels prepare to defend key oil town of Ras Lanuf in Libya, as the EU becomes increasingly concerned about its citizens still in the country
Gates apologizes for Afghan civilian deaths
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates apologizes for the accidental killing of nine Afghan boys last week -- calling it a "setback." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Religion, Youth and Sexuality: a Multi-faith exploration
Researchers have carried out the very first detailed exploration of religion, youth and sexuality and how these issues affect and influence the lives of British 18 to 25 year olds.
Multiplying Monomials - FOIL
This video explains how to multiply monomials and binomials using different methods, including the distributive property and FOIL. FOIL is a mnemonic device to remember how to find the product of two binomials: we multiply the First, Outer, Inner, and then Last terms in each binomial. When multiplying monomials and binomials, it is important to remember the rules of multiplying exponents. (1:42)
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Cultural led regeneration part I
Dr Jonathan Vickery, from the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, talks about his study of cultural led regeneration under New Labour. Here he explains the concept and why the Labour government embraced it.