When Wishes Come True, a picture book by Per-Henrik Gurth
In this video, a young, enthusiastic mom sits cross-legged on a child's bed and reads a mommypicks top-rated children's picture book.  Illustrations from the book are shown. In the story, Little Bear closes his eyes and wishes and wishes for his dreams to come true.  Mother Bear explains that many of his wishes DO come true!  Readers will be touched by this reassuring tale of love and hope.  Guitar picking in background at beginning and end.  (4:11)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

I Am A Little Tea-Pot

In this video, you will love watching the animation to go along with the beloved nursery rhyme; I'm a LIttle Teapot.  Teach your children the moves that we all know and love to go along with th
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Great Courses Great Faculty: Dr. Albrecht Classen
Dr. Albrecht Classen teaches TRAD 104: Eroticism & Love in the Middle Ages as one of the large Centennial Hall class offerings. Dr. Classen was going to be out of the country during the second week of classes. So what could he do to cover his class while he was gone? The solution: create a special video to show students during their regular class time. Dr. Classen tell us: "Since we are all also researchers and have to attend conferences and workshops out of town, sometimes we cannot help missin
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Absolute Beginner #16 - Spanish Singles
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! After searching a Spanish online dating website, you decide to try to make a love connection. You start typing your e-mail in Spanish, but you’re having a hard time coming up with the right Spanish words. You decide to ask your friend for some advice. You ask in Spanish, “What approach [...]
Author(s): SpanishPod101.com

License information
Related content

Rights not set

"Amoretti: One day I wrote her name upon the strand" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Amoretti, in painting, are plump naked little boys reprenting Eros or Cupid. Here it means small tokens of love. The poem was written in 1594, one of a series called Amoretti. You can read the others here: http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/spenser1.html You can read about Edmund Spencer and find his other works here: http://reference.findtarget.com/search/Edmund%20Spenser/ One day I wrote her name upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away: Again I write it with a second hand,
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

"my father moved through dooms of love" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
Cummings wrote this poem after his father was killed when his car was hit by a train at a crossing in 1926. The picture is just an illustration for atmosphere, not connected with the incident or even from the right period in history. More info here: http://tinyurl.com/2vdmhoc It's hard to say why Cummings was so determined never to write any sentence, or clause even, that would parse. Perhaps it's the technical innovation that is the hallmark of genius. To pick just one phrase, "dooms o
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Ken Loach Keynote Speech
The 54th BFI London Film Festival's keynote speech, held in conjunction with Skillset, was given by one of Britain's finest and most revered directors, Ken Loach. Loach spoke eloquently and passionately to the Festival audience about the industry he loves and has invested so much in, and presented a call to action for those who share that love to help protect it from forces of destruction and decay. Loach never shies from sharing the force of his opinions, and provides a rousing and inspiring su
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Authors@Google: Jonathan Bender
There are 62 LEGO bricks for every person in the world, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender realized that he didn't have a single one of them. While reconsidering his childhood dream of becoming a master model builder for The LEGO Group, he discovers the men and women who are skewing the averages with collections of hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks. What is it about the ubiquitous, brightly colored toys that makes them so hard for everyone to put down? In search of answers and adventure, Jonatha
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival (Teens)
National bestselling author Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival, Teens & Children tent. Speaker Biography: Jane Smiley is the author of several critically acclaimed and popular novels, including "The Age of God," "The Greenlanders," "Ordinary Love and Good Will," "A Thousand Acres" (winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award), "Horse Heaven," "Good Faith" and the new young-adult novel "The Georges and the Jewels" (Knopf). She has also written for
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Phillip M. Hoose & Claudette Colvin: 2010 National Book Festival
Authors Phillip M. Hoose and Claudette Colvin appear at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Phillip M. Hoose is the widely acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs and articles, including the National Book Award-winning "Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice" (Macmillan). (Colvin will appear with Hoose during his presentation.) Hoose is also the author of the multi-award winning "The Race to Save the Lord God Bird," the National Book Award finalist "We Were There Too!:
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival (Poetry)
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival, poetry tent. Speaker Biography: Jane Smiley is the author of several critically acclaimed and popular novels, including "The Age of God," "The Greenlanders," "Ordinary Love and Good Will," "A Thousand Acres" (winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award), "Horse Heaven," "Good Faith" and the new young-adult novel "The Georges and the Jewels" (Knopf). She has also written for The N
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

What software should every school computer have on it?

We are currently putting our 2011 computer images together for both out classroom and student leased netbooks and I am going through the process of adding and removing software and testing it before we deploy it to over 400 machines.<
Author(s): Creator not set

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Media Space - Episode 2: Elan Lee, Founder/Chief Designer at Fourth Wall Studios
One of the inventors of the alternate reality game genre, Elan Lee has spent his career finding and sharing ways to extract adventure from the world around us. In this episode of Media Space, Lee discusses his pioneering breakthroughs in the area of entertainment and immersive gaming. Lee started his career at the Microsoft Games Studio before co-founding 42 Entertainment - the company behind I Love Bees, Nine Inch Nails: Year Zero, and The Dark Knight. Learn more about Media Space and watch fu
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Analysis of a Rubric for Assessing Depth of Classroom Reflections
This is a free, online journal article from the International Journal of ePortfolio (vol. 2.1, 2012). "Writing reflections is recommended for enhancing retention and transfer of learned material. The benefits of student reflections have been well documented, but the methods for collecting and assessing reflections can be difficult. This study presents the development and analysis of a new, straightforward rubric for assessing depth of student reflections. The psychometric properties of the depth
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Paul Grabowsky: The complete musician, at ANU
Mr Paul Grabowsky, founder of the Australian Art Orchestra gives this lecture entitled 'the complete musician' at The Australian National Univerisity on the 14 October 2010. Mr Paul Grabowsky challenges tertiary music educators to reflect on their current practice and consider how effective it is in actually preparing students for the careers they will now enter on graduation. Recognised as Australia's pre-eminent jazz pianist with over 26 recordings to his name, Mr Grabowsky is regarded as on
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Fighting for the Future of Medicine
At Notre Dame, one in every ten undergraduates goes on to attend medical school. These pre-med students receive training that prepares them for the challenges of the profession, motivating a commitment to scholarship and love of learning that remains with them throughout their career. Students like Katie Washington, valedictorian of the class of 2010, obtain valuable skills through undergraduate research activities, learning to use science and medicine as tools to help create a healthier and mo
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3 What is poetry?

We can possibly best define what poetry is by saying what it isn't. For one thing, poetry, unlike prose, cannot be paraphrased. If you could sum it up succinctly in any other fashion you wouldn't write the poem. One can talk about the theme of a poem, for instance, but it's the poem itself which conveys the ultimate effect. A poem is the best possible expression of what the poet wants to say. Some might say that the form and content of art, in this case poetry, is untranslatable.

Let's
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

White Christmas - Dec. 3-5 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
The Award Winning Musical Theatre program presents WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts Dec. 3-5. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lo
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

"A Leave-Taking" by Algernon Charles Swinburne (poetry reading)
"Algolagnic" is a word that describes Algernon Charles Swinburne's nature. He liked pain, both as the donor and the recipient. This description is not inaccurate or excessive - in fact it would be difficult to invent a description of Algy that sounds more excessive than the truth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Charles_Swinburne There's a debate about whether the lady who dumped him was "Boo", aka Jane Faulkner the neice and adopted daughter of Sir John Simon. He declared his love
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part Two)

William Mitchell opens this session by describing MIT as an “enormously critical place.” The Stata Center, during its design and construction, fed the campus “attitude of not taking anything for granted and rethinking premises.” So it’s no surprise that debate and some sparring ensue during this spirited panel.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content