Honky Tonks, Hymns, and the Blues
These country sounds are the building blocks of America's popular music. The weekly Honky Tonks segments explored the roots music with historic performances, rare archive tape, and interviews with artists including country legend Merle Haggard, bluesmen Honeyboy Edwards and Taj Mahal, and fiddle greats Alison Krauss and Mark O'Connor.
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Air safety instructions from Air New Zealand

This cheerful and original air safety video from Air New Zealand is lot more fun to watch than the usual air safety demonstrations.

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This site is designed for parents and teachers who are helping Spanish-speaking children learn to read in English. Find activities to help children learn about sounds, letters, and words. Use tips and materials to help children develop skills in reading. (Available in English and Spanish.) This site is filled with useful information, strategies, activities, and resources for all teachers of ELLs, whether you are an ESL teacher or a content area teacher with one or two English learners in your cl
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HST.723 Neural Coding and Perception of Sound (MIT)
This course focuses on neural structures and mechanisms mediating the detection, localization and recognition of sounds. Discussions cover how acoustic signals are coded by auditory neurons, the impact of these codes on behavioral performance, and the circuitry and cellular mechanisms underlying signal transformations. Topics include temporal coding, neural maps and feature detectors, learning and plasticity, and feedback control. General principles are conveyed by theme discussions of auditory
Author(s): Bertrand Delgutte,Jennifer R. Melcher,John Guinan,

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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sebastian Seung | Sebastian Seung, a dynamic young professor at MIT, is at the forefront of a revolution in neuroscience which believes that the basis of our identity lies not in our genes but in the connections between our brain cells. Just as the genome has been mapped, so Seung plans to map the "connectome". By mapping this "connectome", Seung hopes to unlock the mysteries of identity and personality. Sebastian Seung is Professor of Computational Neuroscience at MIT and
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Introduction

This course provides an introduction to data and processes in software, and provides a basis that enables these fundamental ideas to be developed in a clear and precise way. It has two main aims. The first is to illustrate how we can describe ways in which data may be structured and processed. The second is to introduce you to some vocabulary and concepts that help us to do this. The material is accessible to anyone with a little experience of the use of symbols in presenting ideas.

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Movie Maker
Practical exercise designed to develop skills in basic image and video editing and presentation using Windows Movie Maker, a freely available editing software that is part of the Windows Operating System. A local travel agency, Top Travel has asked us to produce a 30-second multimedia presentation for their web site promoting the various attractions on offer in this region. We need approximately 30 digital photos of the local area incorporated with a sound
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Mix sound sources
This unit will teach you the skills and knowledge required to mix multiple channels (music, FX or other sounds). On completion of this unit, you will be able to: Install digital editing software and learn how to use it, Import and export audio tracks, Edit audio tracks and add effects to them.
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Article :: Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #85: Tracking a Review
The Tracker feature in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat can help to keep you from going crazy with trying to remember which files you've reviewed, which you've sent to someone else for review, and the current stage of the various files in the process. It sounds much more complicated than it is, as Donna L. Baker shows in this How-To.
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The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin
A rising star in the poetry world, Kunin is also a literary critic and a novelist. His formally innovative work has been described as "tragicomic," and it is with a certain thrill that one realizes his poems have managed to bundle shame with hilarity, high tension with the highly ridiculous, sharp wit with ominous portents. His first book, Folding Ruler Star (Fence Books, 2005), was devised as a "value-neutral Paradise Lost" in which the structures of belief, shame, and hierarchy are explored b
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Season Storytelling Activity
An activity that allows students to explore the words, images, sounds, and movements that represent the season of their birth. Activity incluedes photos taken of arts educators performing during ISKME's OER and Arts Education workshops, Fall 2009.
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Virtual Audio-Video Archive
The VAVA is a collecion of royalty-free audio and video files for teachers to use in their own creative exercises. We have also developed a small number of sample exercises that utilize material from the VAVA. The LCTL Project encourages teachers of all LCTLs to cooperate in developing new VAVA exercises using audio or video materials. Individual exercises might be very simple listening practice, or they might be more complex, integrating sounds, video clips into reading, writing, speaking and
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Multimedia Training Videos: Using Sounds in Macromedia Director
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Director. This video is an introduction to sounds in Director.
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Up from the Street: Tommy Guerrero
SPARK meets Tommy Guerrero, world famous street skateboarder and musician, whose music evokes the sounds and rhythms of San Francisco. This Educator Guide is about street culture in San Francisco, including skateboarding and its culture, as well as contemporary, instrumental music.
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Sounds of the ABCs
In this project, you will review the sounds of the first 5 letters of the alphabet. After you review the sounds, you will pick two pictures that start with the same sound. Do you know your alphabet?
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Community Helpers
Narrated photo slide show that tells about community helpers and what the helpers do. Narrator invites students to think about how to identify community helpers.  Video uses non-gender specific titles such as police officer and postal worker.  Video shows details of the helper's equipment.  Reflective questions at the end. Sounds is a bit scratchy.  
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The Ants and the Grasshopper
This video segment from Between the Lions is an original, animated retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable in which a grasshopper sings and dances while the ants gather food for winter. The grasshopper then has nothing to eat once the cold weather comes. In the end, the ants invite the grasshopper inside for a meal, and they all dance a merry mambo. Featured "m" words include: many, moons, moody, Murray, Marge, merry, Melanie, mangos, melons, mambo, music, moving, mushrooms, macar
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