B.B. King and Buddy Guy singing "I can't quit you baby"
This live video shows two blues ledgends playing together live at B. B. King's Blues Club. (2:59)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
The Leveson Inquiry: Theres a bargain to be struck over media freedom and regulation
In this policy brief, former Managing Editor of The Times George Brock assesses the Leveson Inquiry and advocates strengthened legal defences for public interest journalism and incentives for non-statutory regulation. The Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practice, and ethics of the British press was triggered when the full scale of the phone-hacking scandal became clear in July 2011 and closed the News of the World. But the inquiry has gone much wider than that, hearing evidence about accuracy
¿Cómo Eres? – Describing Your Personality
Use the verb ser to answer the question, "¿Cómo eres?" or what are you like? In addition to talking about the grammar behind this concept the video also introduces a bunch of vocabulary words that can be used to describe yourself. Run time 05:53.
Class of '64 Memories - Henry and Martha "Eloping Freshmen"
The Class of '64 celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To commemorate this momentous milestone, we invited a few alumni to come back to campus and share their memories—some fond, some funny, some bittersweet—of their time at URI. For more information on URI Alumni visit: advance.uri.edu/alumni/
NAACP: a century in the fight for freedom
This site provides free access to an online exhibition hosted by the Library of Congress. It commemorates the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the USAs oldest and largest civil rights organization. It includes a history of the organisation from 1909-2009, highlighting key struggles (including the African Civil rights movement of the 1960s) and biographies of major figures. It also offers free online access to images of historic documents, poster
The Real Mary Magdalene ( 1 of 5 )
This History Channel documentary is sympathetic to the life of Mary Magdalene. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. (WARNING; Educators/Parents: Very brief artist nudity 2 minutes in.)
Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Congenital Heart Defects: Could the Developing Heart Hold the Key to New Therapies?
By: mcgheek Andrew M. Atz, M.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at MUSC's Children's Hospital, and Kyu-Ho Lee, M.D., PhD, a developmental biologist at MUSC's Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, discuss how better understanding the gene signaling involved in the embryonic development of the heart could lead to new adjunctive therapies for congenital heart defects. Learn more about Dr. Lee's work in the November 2013 issue of Progressnotes at MUSChealth.com/progressnotes
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Learn how to Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope
Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope is a short video that goes over the basics of how to get started. Nothing complicated and lacks real life examples. The related videos on the site carry the topic further, but all of them are limited. Would best be used to review for students who already know how to write an essay.
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
Preview clip: Dude, Listen to This!-Boys' Writing Club Group
Ralph Fletcher examines what inspires boy writers. Are we creating life long writers? Are we teaching kids to write for pleasure? This short video addresses the need to encourage our students to work together in clubs and write for pleasure. (2:01)
How to Draw a Cartoon Scene
This expert, Matt Moskal, keeps it simple by drawing basic shapes to create a scene. In this video a man throwing a ball to a dog. Step by step examples are given. English captions. (2:22)
How to Draw Anime
How to Draw Cartoon Characters. Tips from a professional illustrator and graphic artist in this free video on drawing. A good video to get students introduced into cartoon type drawing. Moves slowly, but does not really give enough insights into the proportions to be of great help. Run time 03:47.
How to Draw Comic Book Characters
How to Draw Comic Book Characters. Drawing comic book characters is a quick moving video that shows the basic of drawing such figures. It is best used if the students can follow with their own paper and pencil. May need to be replayed a few times.
Travel Scenes of Germany
This is short video clip of trip to Germany. Shown are some castles, and the southern area along with some facts about Germany. (Amateur video of slides, text, and music)
Pictures of Spain
This is a slide show of beautiful scenes from Spain. Spanish music plays in the background.