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Advanced Projects in the Visual Arts: Personal Narrative, Spring 2004
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Investigates conceptual and formal issues in different media or between media such as sculpture, photography, and video. Explores issues of representation, interpretation, and meaning, and how they relate to historical, social and cultural context.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Performing and Visual Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Gibbons, Joe
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Advanced Speaking and Critical Listening Skills (ELS), Spring 2007
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For advanced students who wish to build confidence and skills in spoken English. Focuses on the appropriate oral presentation of material in a variety of professional contexts: group discussions, classroom explanations and interactions, and theses/research proposals. Valuable for those who intend to teach or lecture in English. Includes language laboratory assignments. The goal of the workshop is to develop effective speaking and listening skills for academic and professional contexts.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Dunphy, Jane
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Advanced Workshop in Writing for Social Sciences and Architecture (ELS), Spring 2007
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Advanced subject focusing on techniques, format, and prose style used in academic and professional life. Emphasis on writing as required in fields such as economics, political science, and architecture. Short assignments include: business letters, memos, and proposals that lead toward a written term project. Methods designed to deal with the special problems of those whose first language is not English. Successful completion satisfies Phase II of the Writing Requirement. This workshop is designed to help you write clearly, accurately and effectively in both an academic and a professional environment. In class, we analyze various forms of writing and address problems common to advanced speakers of English. We will often read one another's work.

Subject:
Art and Design
Civics and Government
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Social Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Brennecke, Patricia W.
Date Added:
01/01/2007
The Adventurers
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This selection is an informational narrative in the form of a play or Readers' Theater. The play is about a group of boys and girls who are summertime campers at the National Sea Base camp in the Florida Keys. Their adventure includes camping, snorkeling, and sailing aboard the ship. This is a new adventure for the characters in this story.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Literature
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Columbus District
Author:
Author Unknown
Date Added:
09/01/2013
Aero and Officer Mike
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This nonfiction story is about a partnership between a policeman, Officer Mike, and his partner, a police dog named Aero. Information about daily routine (work and breaks), Aero's special talents and Officer Mike's training and care of Aero is included.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Tangipahoa Parish District
Author:
Joan Plummer Russell
Date Added:
09/01/2013
Affirmative Action and the USA
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In this video from Wide Angle, two American NAACP lawyers arrive to advise Brazilian civil rights organizations, leading to a discussion of differences between race relations in the U.S. and Brazil.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
11/03/2017
After Katrina, Health Care Facility's Infrastructure Planned to Withstand Future Flooding
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After catastrophic flooding in New Orleans destroyed two hospitals, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System is planning a replacement facility that will incorporate resilience against future extreme events.

Subject:
Art and Design
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Provider Set:
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Date Added:
08/09/2016
After Record-Breaking Rains, a Major Medical Center's Hazard Mitigation Plan Improves Resilience
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Widespread damage from flooding at the Texas Medical Center in Houston revealed the complex's vulnerabilities. Implementing a long-term hazard mitigation plan is reducing future risks.

Subject:
Art and Design
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Provider Set:
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Date Added:
08/29/2016
The Age of Reason: Europe from the 17th to the Early 19th Centuries, Spring 2011
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This course asks students to consider the ways in which social theorists, institutional reformers, and political revolutionaries in the 17th through 19th centuries seized upon insights developed in the natural sciences and mathematics to change themselves and the society in which they lived. Students study trials, art, literature and music to understand developments in Europe and its colonies in these two centuries. Covers works by Newton, Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, Marx, and Darwin.

Subject:
Art History
Fine Arts
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ravel, Jeffrey S.
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Aircraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2005
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16.885J offers an holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams retrospectively analyze an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Oral and written versions of the case study are delivered. For the Fall 2005 term, the class focuses on a systems engineering analysis of the Space Shuttle. It offers study of both design and operations of the shuttle, with frequent lectures by outside experts. Students choose specific shuttle systems for detailed analysis and develop new subsystem designs using state of the art technology.

Subject:
Art and Design
Career and Technical Education
Fine Arts
Technology and Engineering
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Hoffman, Jeffrey
Date Added:
01/01/2005
Akiak
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Akiak is the story of a dog that desires to win the Iditarod with her owner, Mick. Akiak is injured and is disqualified from finishing the race, but she follows Mich and the team of dogs to the finish line. This lesson provides teachers with support for using text-dependent questions to help students derive big ideas and key understandings while developing vocabulary.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
San Diego District
Author:
Robert J. Blake
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Albertosaurus Mystery
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This informational text describes how paleontologists continue to investigate unanswered questions about dinosaurs.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Literature
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Cincinnati District
Author:
T.V. Padma
Date Added:
09/01/2013
Alexander Graham Bell's Patent for the Telephone and Thomas Edison's Patent for the Electric Lamp
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This lesson introduces students to significant inventions of the late 19th century and examines the power of Congress to pass laws related to the granting of patents. It correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences. It also has cross-curricular connections with history, government, language arts, and science.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Social Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Archives and Records Administration
Date Added:
07/13/2000
Allie's Basketball Dream
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Public Domain
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Allie has a new basketball. She has a hard time finding someone to play with her because they believe basketball is a boys game. Allie continues to practice and play, despite their opinions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Newark District
Author:
Barbara E. Barber
Date Added:
09/01/2013
Allusions, Slang, and Literary Analogies
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In this lesson, students analyze the allusions, slang, and literary analogies used in "Raymond's Run" by Toni Cade Bambara. To extend understanding, they will then write their own allusions and analogies.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/01/2017
Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride
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This lesson provides teachers with support for using text-dependent questions to help students derive big ideas and key understandings while developing vocabulary from the text Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride. Pilot Amelia Earhart and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt are good friends and one night, after dinner at the White House, Amelia then offers to take Eleanor on an unforgettable night flight to Baltimore and back in the Curtis Condor twin-motor airplan. By the time they arrive back in Washington D.C., a group of reporters meets them at the airstrip. Eleanor admits to not flying this time, but has every intention to fly in the near future.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Cleveland District
Author:
Pam Munoz Ryan
Date Added:
10/10/2017
America in Class: Online Seminars
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The National Humanities center presents online seminars for educators. The seminars focus on teaching with primary sources Ń historical documents, literary texts, visual images, and audio material. Emphasizing critical analysis and close reading, they address the skills of the Common Core State Standards while giving teachers the opportunity to deepen their content knowledge.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Social Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Humanities Center
Provider Set:
America In Class
Date Added:
10/10/2017
America in Depression and War, Spring 2012
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This course focuses on the Great Depression and World War II and how they led to a major reordering of American politics and society. We will examine how ordinary people experienced these crises and how those experiences changed their outlook on politics and the world around them.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Social Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Meg Jacobs
Date Added:
01/01/2012