Innovative Schools - Breaking New Ground!
4-H Goes Digital
The Tech Wizards after-school program uses technology to introduce Latino students to careers and educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and math. (4:25)
Digital Youth Portrait: Jalen
My name is Jalen, and I live in Illinois. In the Digital Youth Network program, I do graphic design, video gaming, and robotics. I am doing DYN TV, in which we make our own little TV show. And I'm learning photography this year. So I think I have advanced throughout the years in my use of technology and in my use of creating through technology. In school, at home, and in the Digital Youth Network, Jalen thrives as an artist, animator, and digital-media creator. (7:46)
Portail enfant Stéphyprod: Een schatkist voor de Franse les Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Morphological indicators of solar exposure
This paper investigates the relation between the shading condition and geometrical configuration of neighborhood-scale developments. It introduces a straightforward method for measuring shadow areas casted on buildings? roofs and facades ? in urban areas ? using digital 3D models. Employing this method for measuring shadow areas in nine neighborhoods in Jinan, China, at six different time points on summer and winter solstices ? a total of 54 sample measurements ? this study develops two regressi
Digital Media Empower Youth
Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network. On Remix World, the program's social-networking site, participants share, critique, and discuss their work. (5:30)
The Tortoise and the Hare: An Animated Reading
This selection is an animated storybook version of Aesop's Fable The Tortoise and the Hare. The words of each page appear as they are read. ( 1:11)
China Gateway is a collection of annotated gateways of relevance to undergraduate students and their teachers. Although primarily meant as a study aid for the students of Boston College, China Gateway aims to offer a concise introduction to the manner in which developments in the digital world have aided the study of Chinese culture and society. From the Culture and History section of the main page, users will find links to gateways (themed in sections), covering: geography and maps; language an
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose, Lecture II, Aranguren, Mirta, Institute of Materials Science and Technology (INTEMA), Argentina
Faculty conversations: Jim Harding
Jim Harding, wildlife information specialist at the MSU Museum and instructor and undergraduate advisor in the Department of Zoology, talks about his work in the conservation of reptiles and amphibians, as well as the wood turtle study he has been doing for more than 40 years. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9676
Silhouette Blends: Bossy -r-
Hector and Lisa use their br-ight br-ains to come up with different words that can be made from one phoneme. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (0:31)
Fur flies at European convention
Aug 22 - Fans of all things furry meet in Magdeburg, Germany for Europe's largest furry convention. Tara Cleary reports.
Stocks-to-asset-class correlations drive volatility
Aug. 19 - Shares in the top 10 sectors on the S&P 500 index are now 96.7 percent correlated -- a two year record -- and this could explain the whipsawing volatility of recent weeks, says ConvergEx's Colas.
"Darkness" by Lord Byron (poetry reading)
Some end of the world prophesies here: http://www.endoftheworld2012.net/ Paintings: http://apocalypse2011.com/tag/signs-of-the-apocalypse Guide to surviving the apocalypse http://tinyurl.com/3lcylnc Apocalypse Now by Thierry Canon http://raph.com/3dartists/artgallery/imagePage?iid=6415 Apocalypse City http://jjasso.deviantart.com/art/Wolverine-apocalypse-city-124412093 I had a dream, which was not all a dream. The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Genetics in the Classroom and the Curriculum
In this online article, from the Museum's Musings newsletter for educators, two participants in the Genomics Study Group share their strategies for teaching genetics to high school students. They include tips on: where to begin, including teacher preparation and good content starting points how to use genetics labs when they are available, and alternate approaches when they're not ways to use case studies and topics in the news to increase students' interest guidelines for handling bioethics in
Teacher Tipster-Pizza Pages-Dealing with "Down Time"
The last thing you need in class is "down time". Students without a task do nothing, but get into trouble. See this tip to see how you can combat "down time". Mr. Smith uses extra copies of pages that the class has already done. He puts them into the "pizza pages" basket. Students write a "P" on the paper so Mr. Smith will know that it is a pizza page. Students turn in their pages to a real pizza box. At the end of the month, Mr. Smith chooses a paper and that student gets a prize. Great tip!! (
Top Ten Cancer Fighting Foods
Dr. Avery tells the viewer about ten of the best cancer fighting foods. (02:46)
Gaddafi seeks talks, calls for ceasefire
Aug. 21 - Muammar Gaddafi's government is ready for immediate negotiations with rebels seeking to oust him. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Award winning Politics lecturers
In this video we meet Drs Sue Pryce and Gulshan Khan, who have both scooped top national teaching awards from the Political Studies Association.