Margaret H. Marshall Ed.M. '69, 2012 Radcliffe Day Medalist || Radcliffe Institute
Radcliffe Institute medal recipient Margaret H. Marshall, Ed.M.'69 delivers the Radcliffe Day keynote address. The Radcliffe Institute Medal is presented annually to an individual who has had a transformative impact on society. Margaret H. Marshall has been a force for justice and equality throughout her life, beginning with her years in South Africa and culminating in her service as the 24th chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Workers Union Organizations
This video is accompanied by text. "In the 1842 case Commonwealth v. Hunt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court held that it was not illegal for workers to organize a union or try to compel recognition of that union with a strike. This was certainly an important step for labor, but the idea of permanent unions was slow to catch on. Since many laborers were immigrants, they often spoke different languages and harbored racial and cultural biases. Many only planned to stay in America long enough to earn
Preposition Song Introducing Prepositions to Young Students
Cute video teaching prepositions-next to, in on, under, behind, in front of, between. Catchy tune is sung while matching pictures and words are shown on screen. Many of the phrases used in song are also rhyming words. The song is repeated several times with different prepositions (3:25).
Primer: Lesson I - A cat and a rat.
Beginning Reading Lesson I - a cat and a rat. Letters a c d t r n, Beatrix Potter activity.
The Homonym Song
A song created with many triple homonyms - groups of three words
that are spelled differently but sound basically the same. This song was written by a teacher when teaching a 6th-grade writing class. During the song the lyrics of the song scroll across the screen.
Classroom Vocabulary Homonyms
In this brief clip learn about homonyms. Homonyms are two or more words that have the same sound and often the same spelling but differ in meaning. Examples are shown of homonyms for students to learn the differences between these words.
How to Make Improvised Clothing
How to use vapor barriers in one's shoes and how important this is for safety. This video is part of a survival series n how to survive in the wilderness.
Cold War: Red China - part 5/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
17.57J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991 (MIT)
At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered over one million in population. In the 74 years from the October Revolution in 1917 to the fall of Communism in 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, its leaders and its people, had to face a number of difficult challenges: the overthrow of the Tsarist autocracy, the est
Kennedy Speaks Before Meeting Khrushchev
At a May 31, 1961, Paris press conference, President John F. Kennedy describes his principal aim for meeting with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at the Geneva summit, the first between the two superpowers since 1960. (1:08)
President Richard Nixon - Address Announcing Resignation
News video of President Nixon as he announces his resignation as US President.
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper fractions to mixed numbers. (09:13)
Power, voice and rights: a turning point for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific
This site provides free access to the full text of a report by UN Development Programme (UNDP) which was published in March 2010. The report examines gender inequality in the Asia-Pacific area, focusing on 3 specific areas: The report focuses on 3 areas economic power, political decision-making and legal rights― It analyses the problems women face, and how policies and attitudes can be changed to encourage gender equality. In addition to the full text of the report, the website also offe
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)
Introduction To Nutrition as a Career
A 1:42 video that tells the classes needed to work in the field of nutrition and the difference between a registered dietician" compared to a "nutritionist." The video also explains what healthy eating is and how to read food labels and what calories are and more.
Learn Italian - Indefinite Article
This segment, which is from a larger video clip, is a short explanation of the use of un, uno, una and un' in Italian. (01:19)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Use Google Earth to Explore the Solar System
In Google Earth you can navigate the solar system just like you navigate though Earth. This video is a tutorial that briefly shows you how to navigate. It also has images from the Hubble Space Telescope. (01:10)
Fractions 3: Dividing
This is a six-minute video that shows how to divide with fractions. The instructor uses a whiteboard for instruction.
Polar Bear Resting and Sleeping
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a large polar bear in its natural habitat resting and sleeping. Students will enjoy the close up view of the polar bear. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)