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[3965] Are You Close to Burnout? How To Avoid Going Over the Edge. 5-Minute Film Festival: Best Education Parodies of 2015. Another year has come and gone, and so have many, many hilarious and educational videos.

5-Minute Film Festival: Best Education Parodies of 2015

That means it's time for the fourth edition of our best educational parody and satire videos list! We've scoured the web to find videos by teachers and about teachers, humorous tunes by parents, student-produced parodies, and so much more. As always, YouTube's Rewind team has also done a great job of recapping this year's most popular YouTube uploads. Make sure you take a look at our best-of lists from 2013 and 2014 for resources on how to use art, humor, music, and satire in the classroom. Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube.

Teaching Center (3:47) This year saw some professional comedians stepping into the education video field as well. Bertrand Russell. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) ABC of Relativity: Understanding EinsteinABC of Relativity: Understanding Einstein By Bertrand Russell Narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi Runtime: 3hrs, 20mins Synopsis Ask a dozen people to name a genius and the odds are that 'Einstein' will spring to their lips.

Bertrand Russell

Ask them the meaning of 'relativity' and few of them will be able to tell you what it is. The basic principles of relativity have not changed since Bertrand Russell first published his lucid guide for the general reader. UbuWeb Sound | UbuWeb PennSound | CENTRO | EPC | WFMU. 630 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free. The TEFLology Podcast : TEFL Interviews 8: Lindsay Clandfield and Luke Meddings on ELT Publishing. Guardian short stories podcast. Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle (Part I) — Bookworm — KCRW. Karl Ove Knausgaard’s 6-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle (Archipelago), the third volume of which has just been translated from Norwegian into English, is one of embarrassment and unblemished emotion.

Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle (Part I) — Bookworm — KCRW

Knausgaard, in reflecting on his autobiographical novels, says he always thought literature should be about life. He didn’t think his books would obtain universality; America, which used to feel significant, has become more like Norway: we all fear our lives are worthless, mean nothing. He describes writing as an attempt to feel life and find meaning within the banality of the everyday. Banner image by Anneli Salo Guests: Karl Ove Knausgaard, author Producers:Connie AlvarezAlan Howard.

BBC Radio 4 - A History of Britain in Numbers - Downloads. Brainpicker’s stream. IELTS Listening, BBC Radio 4 - The Film Programme, A tour of the British Isles in accents. Sounds Familiar? What you can hear You can listen to 71 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from two collections of the British Library Sound Archive: the Survey of English Dialects and the Millennium Memory Bank.

Sounds Familiar?

You’ll hear Londoners discussing marriage and working life, Welsh teenagers talking with pride about being bilingual and the Aristocracy chatting about country houses. You can explore the links between present-day Geordie and our Anglo-Saxon and Viking past or discover why Northern Irish accents are a rich blend of seventeenth century English and Scots. You can study changes in pronunciation among the middle classes or find out how British Asians express their linguistic identity. Dialect Blog.

Topics. Podcast. Podcast - VOA - Voice of America English News. ABC Services - Podcasts. Podcasting is a convenient way of automatically downloading audio or video files to your computer.

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You can then play this audio or video on your computer or transfer the files to a portable MP3 or video player. 'Podcast' generally refers to audio. 'Video Podcast' (or 'Vodcast') refers to the distribution of video files in the same manner. Use the navigation to the left to browse all ABC podcasts, or check out the highlights below. For technical assistance and further information, visit the FAQs section. Featured Podcast Nerdzilla, Local Radio. Podcasts and Downloads. Professionals Podcasts. Listen & Watch. Nature Is Speaking – Julia Roberts is Mother Nature. Nature Is Speaking – Harrison Ford is The Ocean. Nature Is Speaking – Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest.

Nature Is Speaking – Edward Norton is The Soil. Nature Is Speaking – Penélope Cruz is Water. Nature Is Speaking – Robert Redford is The Redwood. Nature Is Speaking – Ian Somerhalder is Coral Reef. Nature Is Speaking – Lupita Nyong'o is Flower. HOME.