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RTÉ Archives: repository

RTÉ Archives hold hundreds of thousands of hours of moving image and sound recordings together with significant collections of photographs, and documents. RTÉ Archives contain a unique record of Irish life and we have created exhibitions where you can look at and listen to content from our collections.

MIT Blossoms

BLOSSOMS video lessons are enriching students' learning experiences in high school classrooms from Brooklyn to Beirut to Bangalore. Its Video Library contains over 50 math and science lessons, all freely available to teachers as streaming video and Internet downloads and as DVDs and videotapes.
The BLOSSOMS Video Library contains lessons to use in your classroom. Every lesson is a complete resource that includes video segments, a teacher’s guide, downloadable hand-outs and a list of additional online resources relevant to the topic. MIT carefully crafts each BLOSSOMS lesson to make your classroom come alive. Each 50-minute lesson builds on math and science fundamentals by relating abstract concepts to the real world. The lessons intersperse video instruction with planned exercises that engage students in problem solving and critical thinking, helping students build the kind of gut knowledge that comes from hands-on experience. By guiding students through activities from beginning to end, BLOSSOMS lessons give students a sense of accomplishment and excitement.
While MIT faculty members and partnering educators in Jordan and Pakistan created the first BLOSSOMS lessons, today educators from around the world create and submit BLOSSOMS modules. MIT Blossoms welcomes contributors to join their international online community to learn more about their videos and to engage with educators worldwide who are looking for ways to enrich their students' classroom experiences and share their ideas.

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Creative Commons - Get Creative

Get Creative is a short (6 mins) film that covers the basics of Creative Commons: it starts off with the example of an album of the White Stripes and then continues to explain how Creatove Commons turns the copyright issue around by encouraging people to make their media reusable from the stage of creation. Excellent introduction and promotion of CC.

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WriteCheck

WriteCheck is designed for students to check grammar, style, usage, mechanics, spelling and originality of their works. The aim is to help them to improve and check their writing abilities and to ensure that they are not unintentionally plagiarizing.
WriteCheck presents users with easy to interpret results showing which sections of a paper appear to be unoriginal and that the writer should verify as properly cited, summarized or paraphrased. The plagiarism checking engine searches and compares papers against a database of more than 20 billion current and archived web pages, 200 million student papers and 110 million periodicals and scholarly publications. The grammar checking engine uses machine learning and natural language processing.
The service is not for free.

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For Windows machines: 1.5GHz or faster processor Microsoft® Windows®7, Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista® with Service Pack 1 Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 7+, Chrome 4+, or Safari 4+ 1GB (XP) or 2GB (Vista) of RAM or more recommended 1,024x768 display or higher recommended Broadband Internet connection is recommended For Mac OS machines: Mac OS X v10.4.11+ Firefox 3+, Chrome 4+ or Safari 4+ 1GB of RAM or more recommended 1,024x768 display or higher recommended Broadband Internet connection is recommended

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