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How to Shmoop: A Teacher’s Guide to our AP Prep by Shmoop

Hi, I’m Dave Siminoff and I’m the founder of Shmoop. Shmoop means “Move Something Forward a Little Bit” and it’s how my grandmother used to ask for her chocolates. If you’re watching this video, you a teacher, an administrator, a homeschooling parent, or you’re bored at work and this is the first thing you found […]

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Matthew McConaughey Takes His First Instagram Selfie with Jimmy and UT Austin Students

-Please help me welcome the one, the only, Matthew McConaughey! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ -♪ Breakin’ rocks in the hot sun ♪ ♪ I fought the law, and the law won ♪ ♪ Needed money ’cause I got none ♪ ♪ I fought the law, and the law won ♪ ♪ I fought […]

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Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World

>>Narrator: The average American young person spends more than six and a half hours in front of some sort of screen each day. Surfing the web, watching TV, and playing games.>>Teacher: Okay, when you have a novel–>>Narrator: Yet, most schools treat the written word as the only means of communication worthy of study, and as […]

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Teacher makes Facebook comment threatening Greta Thunberg

A FEW PEOPLE IN WATERLOO, IOWA WERE CONCERNED WHEN A MAN MADE A THREATENING REMARK ONLINE ABOUT 16-YEAR-OLD SWEDISH ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG.. FOR SOME– THAT CONCERN TURNED INTO FEAR WHEN THEY REALIZED THE MAN IS A TEACHER AT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL.. “IT’S JUST ABSOLUTELY UNCALLED FOR.” MASON SEVERSON WAS LOOKING TO SEE WHO WOULD […]

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BTEC Tech Award in Creative Media Production: Component 1

[Creative Media Production – Component 1] [music playing] In this first Component, students develop an understanding of how media products create meaning for their audience. They’ll do this by: Exploring past and present media products from the sectors of audio and moving image, publishing, and interactive media, including the relationship between media products, their purpose, […]

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How to Prank your Teacher – Sneak Makeup in Class! School Pranks and 15 DIY Girl Hacks

Makeup is always so much fun. But if you take it to school, you may get in trouble. But no worries because here are 20 epic ideas on how to sneak makeup in class and prank your teachers and schoolmates! Wow! Flowers get their food from sunlight, water and minerals from the soil. They take […]

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