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This Wide Angle video features the women of Rwanda who have emerged as outspoken leaders and the great strides they have made toward rights and equality.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
11/03/2017
ASCD Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy: Shifts and Instructional Implications
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During this session, participants will learn about the overarching priorities of the Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy. Alberti will discuss the major instructional shifts required by the standards, including the evidence behind the shifts. These same shifts will be represented in both consortia assessments. Additionally, Alberti will present a few recommendations regarding how to introduce changes in a thoughtful, concrete way to prepare both teachers and students for full implementation of the standards.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ASCD
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Author:
Sandra Alberti
Date Added:
05/02/2012
ASCD Transitioning to the Common Core State Standards: Making Your Efforts Effective Through a Focus on Text Complexity Demands
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How do the Common Core English language arts standards differ from their predecessors? What do they emphasize? What are logical focus points for early implementation? The English and language arts standards depart radically from their predecessors with their insistence on text complexity and close reading skills.

This session, presented by David Liben from Student Achievement Partners, offered a look at various aspects of text complexity: how it is defined by the standards, as well as a range of measurement tools—including some newly developed and tested by the Race to the Text project—and how to use the tools for professional development. The focus on text complexity, close reading, and informational text has clear education implications as well. The presenter will examine some strategic focus areas for literacy instruction and explore ideas for bringing all constituencies to a fuller understanding of the Common Core standards and the features that make text complex.

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ASCD
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Author:
Meredith and David Liben
Date Added:
05/02/2012
Abstract Algebra
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Algebra is the language of modern mathematics. This course introduces students to that language through a study of groups, group actions, vector spaces, linear algebra, and the theory of fields.

Subject:
Algebra
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Harvard University
Provider Set:
Harvard Extension School
Author:
Benedict Gross
Date Added:
01/22/2018
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
Alan Alda hosts "The Human Spark", a three-part television series funded in part by NSF
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Why did our ancestors who made cave paintings in France thrive while Neanderthals died out? What do our closest living ancestors have to teach us about what it means to be human? How do images of the human brain reveal our faculties for language, the use of tools and the ability to forge social bonds? These questions and more are examined in "The Human Spark," a three-part television series funded in part by NSF. In this background briefing, host Alan Alda and the producers of the series discuss their interactions with dozens of scientists to get at the sources of human uniqueness through the lenses of neuroscience, anthropology, human evolution, child development and primatology. The series premieres on PBS stations Jan. 6, 13 and 20, 2010.

Subject:
Social Studies
Sociology and Anthropology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
US NSF
Date Added:
12/23/2015
Alaska Native Pilots
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In this video adapted from Storyknife Productions, Alaska Native pilots share how they use traditional knowledge to read the landscape and predict the weather.

Subject:
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Alaska Tsunami
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In this video adapted from Alaska Sea Grant, discover why multiple tsunamis resulted from the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964.

Subject:
Oceanography
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Algebraic Equations, Inequalities, and Properties
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This lesson is about trying to get students to make connections between ideas about equations, inequalities, and expressions. The lesson is designed to give students opportunities to use mathematical vocabulary for a purpose to describe, discuss, and work with these symbol strings.The idea is for students to start gathering global information by looking at the whole number string rather than thinking only about individual procedures or steps. Hopefully students will begin to see the symbol strings as mathematical objects with their own unique set of attributes. (7th Grade Math)

Subject:
Algebra
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Noyce Foundation
Provider Set:
Inside Mathematics
Author:
Disston, Jacob
Date Added:
10/10/2017
All for One
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In this video from Wide Angle, learn about the influence of the communist values of organization, discipline and collectivism on North Korean society.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
08/22/2008
Amazing Classrooms: Engaging the High Achievers
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In a multi-grade class of fourth, fifth, and sixth graders, students learn to work and communicate in teams. Through projects and a class structure that supports differentiation, Ms. Ehrke is able to keep students challenged and engaged. Her strategies for differentiation and communication can be used in any classroom.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Teaching Channel
Provider Set:
Teaching Channel
Date Added:
04/13/2011
Antarctica Ice
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This short video examines the recent melting ice shelves in the Antarctica Peninsula; the potential collapse of West Antarctic ice shelf; and how global sea levels, coastal cities, and beaches would be affected.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Provider Set:
CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Date Added:
01/22/2018
Arabic 7 Learn Arabic Online Blogspot
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This is a blogspot through which the author has gathered a number of videos, PDF files, and articles to teach basic Arabic. There is information on how to install Arabic on a windows computer, vocabulary lists including the days of the week and Arabic phrases, an article on the history of Arabic grammar, information on the alphabet and how to read and write it, an Arabic keyboard, recorded conversations, links to the Madinah Books, and more. The majority of the information given is accompanied YouTube videos and written explanations.

Subject:
Fine Arts
World Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
arabic7
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Arctic Climate Perspectives
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This video along with a background essay focuses on impacts of climate change on the lives of Native Alaskans around Barrow, Alaska. Specific changes include the timing of the changes in the formation and breakout of sea ice and the impacts on subsistence living.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Provider Set:
CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Date Added:
01/22/2018
Arduous March
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In this video from Wide Angle, learn about the Arduous March, a dark period of hardship and famine in recent North Korean history.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
08/22/2008