Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
Transformations - Rotation - A Virtual Manipulative
With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore Rotations ("Turns") as transformations of the plane. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
If You Need to Know the Seasons - Rap Song
This is a catchy song to help young children learn about the 4 different seasons. Lyrics include, "Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall... If you need to know the seasons, give me a call! W-I-N-T-E-R That spells winter wherever you are. Freezing weather and lots of snow. Down the hill on your sled you go.... " Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (01:28)
Notebook: Cyber Bullying (CBS News)
Bullying through electronic media has surfaced as a serious issue. Katie Couric offers her perspective, as she says that parents need to have a talk with their children about this growing problem. By one count one of three kids are being bullied.
Cyberbullying: Broken Friendship
A friendship is broken when a teen gives her best friend's password to some other girls at school. By sharing out your password it opens you up to getting bullied.
Residential displacement and densification effects of international migrants 2001-2011 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ian Gordon | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. LSE London's 2014 Lent term seminar series begins on the 20th of January. Speakers from within and beyond LSE will focus on London's current economic and political environment London, covering relevant issues such as the private rented sector, the distribution of poverty and the densification effects of international migrants. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields. Each semina
Following People on Twitter
1. Log into your Twitter account
2. Scroll to the bottom of page and look for Search.
3. Enter a specific keyword targeting the type of people you are seeking. For example: hiker or golfer or internet marketer. Then click Search.
4. Click on the profile photo of the person you wish to follow.
5. Click Follow to start following updates for this person.
6. You will receive a confirmation.
7. (Optional) If you wish to receive this persons updates by mobile phone,
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Guide to the American Service Institute Records, ca. 1920-1961
The American Service Institute was founded in Pittsburgh in 1941 with the purpose of working through the organized structure of the Pittsburgh community to promote better understanding and appreciation among people of all cultural and national backgrounds. The American Service Institute was in existence from 1941 through 1961. The records include material from the 1920s through 1961. The records include minutes and committees, unpublished studies and reports, ASI community projects, immigration
Vocabulary Master & Learn Hindi in Person
Today, I want to bring your attention to two things. First, we have made a number of improvements to the Vocabulary Master program on the ISpeakHindi.com site. This provides a [...]
The Story of India- Beginnings (pt. 3)
This documentary is about the history of India. It traces the roots of
the social, religious, and historical roots of the civilization there.
The series contains many interviews with Indian citizens of all sorts.
Literary Festival 2013: Between Curatorial and Urban Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Clémentine Deliss, Elke Krasny, Maria Lind, Justin McGuirk | In recent years arts practice has shifted towards new modes of collaborative production while digital platforms continually offer new ways to distribute and engage with the arts. As performing and visual arts organisations are transforming relationships with audiences, more varied roles have emerged for curators beyond exhibition making and collections management. Curating has evolved to embrace audience-generated conte
Understanding the Greenhouse Efftect
This educational video explains the greenhouse effect. It describes the process how the earth’s atmosphere captures the sun’s heat to maintains the earth’s temperature. However, the emission of green house gases from industries and cars have thickened our atmosphere and therefore earth’s atmosphere captures more heat than required, resulting in global warming. This effect is known as the green house effect. There is no sound in the video.
Addressing Climate Change - Chevron Human Energy Stories
Chevron is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while expanding its energy supply portfolio to meet the world's energy needs. This is essentially the viewpoint of the company. Very little content and the explanations are vague and lack data. The lowest rated video on the site. (01:59)
An Inconvenient Truth: Trailer
Excerpts from this video on global warming. Shows impact of global warming on the Earth and its people. May be too dramatic for younger students.
Impact of an Oil Spill
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the impact of oil spills on the environment, how oil spills are tracked, and what is used to clean up oil spills. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquir
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
2 Book reviews The comments below all relate to the same book, Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech, and have been made by pupils at Churchill Community School, North Somerset – the ‘Churchill Chatterboxes’. A captivating yet far-fetched book, I feel this would suit most younger readers but older readers would want something more demanding. (Margaret) I think Ruby Holler is a very moving book, especially when Da Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
The comments below all relate to the same book, Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech, and have been made by pupils at Churchill Community School, North Somerset – the ‘Churchill Chatterboxes’.
A captivating yet far-fetched book, I feel this would suit most younger readers but older readers would want something more demanding. (Margaret)
I think Ruby Holler is a very moving book, especially when Da
Learning spaces: evaluation