Author: Lorraine

CNN Student News – 2/7/13

x A tsunami hits the Solomon Islands, the U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday delivery, and shoes become a means of insult against Iran’s president. For more CNN videos, visit our site at http://www.cnn.com/video/ x Federal spending cuts threaten some Americans but not others, teen driving safety hits a bump in the road, and we begin our coverage of Women’s History Month. Video Rating: /...

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Binghamton University | Educational Opportunity Program

x http://www.binghamton.edu/promo/crowd-funding/eop.html The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Book Endowment Fund will help Binghamton University EOP students buy textbooks and other required course materials that have grown beyond their financial abilities. Staff will also use funding from the endowment to purchase textbooks for the EOP Tutoring Center for students to share as needed. The mission of Binghamton University’s EOP is to enroll students who meet academic and financial guidelines and to provide them support and advocacy from the time of admission through graduation and beyond. The program is designed to strengthen personal development and assist in building academic skills as...

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Uluburun Shipwreck Site – Introduction to an Educational Website

x A brief overview of the features of the Uluburun Shipwreck website created by Ellen D. Bedell, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Perry, Ph.D. at The Ellis School. This project features a Late Bronze Age ship which sank off the coast of Turkey, circa 1318 BCE. The wreck contains artifacts from seven different civilizations and provides an opportunity for students to experience critical thinking and authentic learning. The website is free for educational use:...

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Science Assistive Technology VIdeo (SPED 517)

x A look at two low/no-tech AT options for the visually impaired in a science classroom. Referenced Article: Kumar, D. D. and Stefanich, G. P. (2001) Science for students with visual impairments: Teaching suggestions and policy implications for secondary educators. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 5(3). Retrieved from http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/crowther/ejse/kumar2etal.html . Braille Generator:...

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CNN Student News – 12/19/12

x Specially-trained dogs help the healing process in Newtown, a NASA moon mission reaches its conclusion, and we explore the Mayan calendar that ends this week. Video Rating: / 5 x Protests turn violent in Egypt, North Korea plans a rocket launch, we share the story of Hanukkah, and we mark the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. For more CNN videos on YouTube, check out http://www.youtube.com/cnn Or visit our site at http://www.cnn.com/video/ Video Rating: /...

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