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)
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations.Also discusses the reasons for the dropping of the A-bombs on Japan are given with differeing opions given.
Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
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.
The Animal Boogie-Story in Song-Barefoot Books
Down in the Indian jungle, the children and animals are learning about actions like leaping, stomping, shaking and flapping while meeting different jungle creatures. Sung by Fred Penner. (4:25)
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
6.5 More about actors In the hotel example, you saw two actors in the use case diagram shown in Figure 3 (reproduced below). Why is the actor Guest associated with the use case for making a reservation but not associated with the use cases for checking in and out? The answer comes from an understanding of what happens when someone, a guest, arrives at a hotel. Hotels are service oriented. That is to say, they offer certain services to their guests with the intention of earning money for the business. A hote
In the hotel example, you saw two actors in the use case diagram shown in Figure 3 (reproduced below). Why is the actor Guest associated with the use case for making a reservation but not associated with the use cases for checking in and out? The answer comes from an understanding of what happens when someone, a guest, arrives at a hotel. Hotels are service oriented. That is to say, they offer certain services to their guests with the intention of earning money for the business. A hote
Share with Care: Internet Safety Tips
This one minute video reviews the important things to remember before posting anything online. What you post online could have an impact on people in the real world. A good start for a class discussion.
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!! (
Teacher Tipster-Rock Phonics Game-Making Words Center Idea
Here's another cheap and easy manipulative idea for your class. Use aquarium or planter rocks to make a set of phonics manipulatives. Mr. Smith writes letters and phonetic chunks on each rock (backwards). This is a great idea for a center game to make words. Students will have fun with this. (3:32)
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.