Pakistani minister shot dead
Christian Pakistani Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, who had called for changes to the country's controversial blasphemy law, has been shot dead in Islamabad.
Rescued by Righteous Among the Nations: Testimony of Kristina Keren (Krystyna Chirowski)
Kristina Keren (Krystyna Chirowski) was seven years old when her family escaped from the massacres in Lwow and went into hiding in the city's sewers. For almost one and a half years they remained in the underground tunnels, never seeing daylight, and completely dependent on the help of Leopold Socha, a sewer worker of the municipality. Read more about Leopold Socha: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/righteous/stories/socha.asp
What next after human capital, infrastructure, and good governance?
It takes more than human capital, infrastructure and good governance to foster economic growth and development, writes Sami Mahroum from INSEAD's campus in Abu Dhabi.
Breakingviews: HSBC worries hit earnings and reputation
July 30 - HSBC sets aside $2 bln to cover costs for PPI mis-selling and money laundering, but it's the snowballing effect and muddying of its reputation that should concern the bank, say Breakingviews
Interview with Luke Ursell - Joint EU-US shortcourse on Marine Bioinformatics
By: mediomix Joint EU-US Theoretical and Practical Training Course on Marine Bioinformatics "Marine Omics". Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, 17.06 - 30.06.2012 More Information: www.microb3.eu/events/workshops/eu-us-training/background and www.jacobs-university.de Contact: Jennifer Biddle (US) & Frank Oliver Glöckner (EU)
'Cream of the crop'
Northeastern students and alumni discuss the impact of their co-op experiences at AMC Networks Inc. The video, produced by AMC Networks, was recently presented in Los Angeles at the Promaxbda Conference in a Creative Educators' Forum on "What a Difference a Partnership Makes: Building Access Channels for Student Talent Into the Media and Entertainment Industry."
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The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in Third and Fourth Grade (Virtual Tour)
The Daily Five is described and how each component is used in the classroom. Selecting Good Fit books are discussed. Students use word collectors to record new words and use them in their writing. This is a great resource to help enhance and to expand literacy instruction in the classroom. (2:03)
01.08.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die Menschenrechtsorganisation Amnesty International hat dem syrischen Regime von Präsident Baschar al-Assad die Tötung zahlreicher friedlicher Demonstranten und Passanten in der Wirtschaftsmetropole Aleppo vorgeworfen. Etliche junge Männer, aber auch Kinder sowie ältere Personen seien von Regierungstruppen oder verbündeten Milizen erschossen wo
Writing workshops with Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word's reviewing functions enhance communication as students revise drafts of their writing projects.
Seminar 6 Army War College Class of 2012 distance education program
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Seminar 10 Army War College Class of 2012 distance education program
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Young Students Explore the Life of Scholarship
A summer camp at Duke for middle and high school students aims to instill an interest in scholarly research. Learn more at http://www.thenetwork.ssri.duke.edu.
Reuters Breakingviews: Europe's situation not all bad
Aug. 3 - European markets have reason to be downcast, but pessimism should not be all-pervasive; things can still be done, says Reuters Breakingviews Assistant Editor, Peter Thal Larsen.
PRINTABLE GRAPH & GRID PAPER OF ALL SIZES It can be hard to find simple graph or grid paper when you need it in the classroom or if you are working at home. So I have made up a variety of common sized graph paper for you to download and use for FREE. These can be used for a variety of maths, science or desi
It can be hard to find simple graph or grid paper when you need it in the classroom or if you are working at home. So I have made up a variety of common sized graph paper for you to download and use for FREE.
These can be used for a variety of maths, science or desi
Upper Intermediate S5 #16 - What Does Neck Positioning have to do with your Fortunes in Japan?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You have been waiting on the edge of your seat to find out whether you have passed the entrance exam to attend a Japanese graduate school. If you don’t get in, you’re not sure what you’ll do. Maybe you’ll take the year off and travel around Japan or the world. Or [...]