Money Math: Lessons for Life
In these four lessons students learn: 1. How saving helps people become wealthy. They develop "rules to become a millionaire" as they work through a series of exercises, learning that it is important to: save early and often, save as much as possible, earn compound interest, try to earn a high interest rate, leave deposits and interest earned in the account as long as possible, and choose accounts for which interest is compounded often. This lesson assumes that students have worked with percents
Social Activism: 2011
Day of Action at Dickinson College on February 22, 2011
This is a short movie about a lonely mammoth wandering around in a blizzard. This animation was by a David Otzen from 3D College Denmark. The beautiful images are set to music and although there is no narration, it could be a nice introduction to a lesson about the Mammoth or about extinction. (01:45)
Grape, Almond, and Fennel Salad with Vanilla-Grape Vinaigrette
Grapes are the ultimate hand-to-mouth fruit, a wholesome snack that needs no peeling, slicing or coring. But for cooks looking to make an impression, grapes have other traits to exploit. They're juicy, so why not juice them? A fresh grape puree, strained and reduced, contributes a desirable body and sweetness to a salad dressing. Chef Scott Samuel of the Culinary Institute of America was asked to develop some contemporary recipes with California table grapes. In this video Chef Samuel prepares a
25 Jan 2011: The Veritas Forum: Robots, Autism, & God
Rosalind Picard, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, will speak at Rice's 2011 Veritas Forum. She will present her work on affective computing, an interdisciplinary field that explores new sensors and systems that recognize and respond respectfully to human emotions. Dr. Picard will also discuss how her work and her faith mutually inform each other, how they shape her understanding of humanity, and how they inspire her to use her technical expertise to help those with autism.
This video describes how a cyclic quadrilateral has vertices on the same circle and is inscribed in the circle. The opposite angles have the same endpoints (the other vertices) and together their intercepted arcs include the entire circle. Since the measure of an inscribed angle is half the intercepted arc, the sum of the opposite angles must be 180 degrees. (4:12)
SchoolForge.net : Open Bron software Schoolforge.net bundelt Open Bron software en vrije software die bruikbaar is voor het onderwijs.
Schoolforge.net bundelt Open Bron software en vrije software die bruikbaar is voor het onderwijs.
21F.501 Japanese I (MIT)
This course covers Japanese: The Spoken Language Lessons 1 through 6, providing opportunities to acquire basic skills for conversation, reading and writing. The program emphasizes active command of Japanese, not passive knowledge. The goal is not simply to study the grammar and vocabulary, but to improve the ability to use Japanese accurately and appropriately with fluency. Students will learn 56 Kanji characters in this course, as well as introducing Hiragana and Katakana.
Literary Festival 2011 - Storylines and Songscapes: Celebrating Tagore's short stories
Editor's note: For copyright reasons parts of this event are not included in the audio podcast. | Celebrating Rabindranath Tagore's 150th anniversary, this production marks his seminal contribution to Indian fiction with his short stories. The presentation includes a reading of four short stories in English translations, live music and dance, and film clips. This project celebrates the art of storytelling and live reading, the beauty of Tagore’s little gems. The readings are punctuated with ap
Human Security and EU Foreign Policy: Concepts, Impact, Implications
This event will reflect on the work of the Human Security Study Group at LSE since 2004 and its impact in the development of European foreign and security policy. Mary Kaldor is professor of global governance at the Department of International Development and co-director of LSE Global Governance, London School of Economics & Political Science. Javier Solana is senior visiting professor at LSE Global Governance and former secretary general of NATO, European Union high representative for common fo
3.1.2 (B) Observation and measurement
Providing an overview of current issues in UK science education, this unit examines what type of science the curriculum should cover and for what purpose. The unit will introduce you to practical problems in the delivery of an effective science curriculum, and particular questions at all three educational tiers - primary, secondary and tertiary - will be touched on.
The relationship between risk perception and communication
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student Hugo Marynissen discusses his research with Toby Thompson. Profile: http://linkd.in/i94Awk
Better Business Decision-Making...
Better Business Decision-Making through Simulated Business Management Software: Dr. Wilfred Huang is using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning simulation software to teach his students how to make better business management decisions.
Woordsoorten : Instructieles Deze bordles is een instructieles om de verschillende woordsoorten zoals bijvoeglijk naamwoord, zelfstandig naamwoord, lidwoord en werkwoord aan te brengen. De laatste pagina is een sorteeroefening opgebouwd rond het zelfstandig naamwoord of …
Deze bordles is een instructieles om de verschillende woordsoorten zoals bijvoeglijk naamwoord, zelfstandig naamwoord, lidwoord en werkwoord aan te brengen. De laatste pagina is een sorteeroefening opgebouwd rond het zelfstandig naamwoord of …
Japanese Earthquake Teaching Resources What is it? Following today's weeks disastrous events in Japan, Earthquakes may have been a topic of discussion in your classroom either in terms of humanitarian relief or actually enquiring about
What is it? Following today's weeks disastrous events in Japan, Earthquakes may have been a topic of discussion in your classroom either in terms of humanitarian relief or actually enquiring about
2014 Clark Honors College Commencement (Procession Only)
The 2014 Clark Honors College Commencement ceremony was held June 15, 2014.
5.2 Human rights in the international arena The UN's 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights asserted that the ‘recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world’. It further affirmed that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, that they were ‘essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations’, that these fundamental human rights include the equal rights be
The UN's 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights asserted that the ‘recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world’. It further affirmed that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, that they were ‘essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations’, that these fundamental human rights include the equal rights be
Adapting Challenges for Students With Disabilities
This video features an interview with a teacher describing ways to modify PE Central Challenge to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Modifications for balance shuffle and paddle up are described. ( 1:07)
Buying Low, Flying High: carbon offsets and partial compliance
Many airlines allow their customers to 'offset' the emissions caused by flying. Is it permissible to fly purely for pleasure as long as we buy carbon offsets? Kai Spiekermann is lecturer in political philosophy at LSE's Department of Government.