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Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

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Here’s an idea– Minecraft is the ultimate educational tool. You guys remember Minecraft. We made this other video about it that one time where we talked about how it’s basically going to save us all. But in case you need a refresher, Minecraft is a computer game that can best be described as first person […]

Reese’s Book Club Authors Share Their Writing Secrets

Reese’s Book Club Authors Share Their Writing Secrets

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– Hi, Reese’s Book Club! I’m Jasmine Guillory, author of The Proposal. – This is Susan Orlean, author of The Library Book. – I’m Maria Hummel, author of Still Lives. – I’m Chanel Cleeton, author of Next Year in Havana. – And this is The Writerly Life. (upbeat music) – My favorite part of the […]

OSHO: Books I Have Loved

OSHO: Books I Have Loved

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OSHO OSHO International Foundation presents Osho: Books I Have Loved I have loved reading from my very childhood. My own personal library consisted of one hundred fifty thousand rare books of all the religions, philosophies, poetry, literature. And I have read all of them, but with no purpose; I enjoyed it. My father used to […]

Is Reading a Form of Writing? | BOOK CLUB: Pierre Menard, Borges

Is Reading a Form of Writing? | BOOK CLUB: Pierre Menard, Borges

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In case you missed it, Idea Channel started a book club. We’ve read one thing so far, a short story by Argentine magical realist Jorge Luis Borges titled “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote.” If you haven’t read it yet, there’s good news. It’s not very long. You could pause right now, give it a […]

Alphabet Trucks by Samantha R. Vamos Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud For Children

Alphabet Trucks by Samantha R. Vamos Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud For Children

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Alphabet Trucks. By Samantra R. Vamos. Illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke. Start the engines. Lift and load. Shift the gears and hit the road. Vroom! Rumble! Zoom! Alphabet trucks. A is for apple truck, carting produce to the store. B is for box truck, with a rolling rear door. C is for cargo truck, shipping goods […]

“A Christmas Carol” by Dickens: BerkeleyX Book Club | UC BerkeleyX on edX | Course About Video

“A Christmas Carol” by Dickens: BerkeleyX Book Club | UC BerkeleyX on edX | Course About Video

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SPEAKER 1: Welcome to College Writing 3.1x, the first installation of the Berkeley Book Club. This is a new idea for a MOOC, and we hope you’ll join us for this really exciting course. In this course we will examine the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. This classic tale of greed and generosity, […]

Influence, Airports, and the Nerdfighter Book Club

Influence, Airports, and the Nerdfighter Book Club

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Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday, it’s very early because I have to go to New York this morning. So here’s a funny thing that happened, Hank: Time Magazine named me one of the one hundred most influential people in the world, so I’m going to New York to go to this party. Now, I am […]

Teaching, Writing & Books : How to Join the Doubleday Book Club

Teaching, Writing & Books : How to Join the Doubleday Book Club

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Hi I’m Laura from young writers workshops.com and I’m going to talk about how to join the Doubleday Book Club and this is a club that allows you to receive a certain amount of books for a discounted rate and in exchange you make a commitment to buy a certain number of books over a […]

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

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Case binding is a common type of hardcover for books. The pages are arranged in signatures and glued together in a text block. Then the text block is glued to the cover. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to case bind a hardcover book. Here’s a list of materials and tools I’ll be using. […]

Mao’s Little Red Book

Mao’s Little Red Book

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China’s little red book quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong 1964 There are a handful of books that have influenced hundreds of millions of people’s lives over the decades centuries and millennium of human existence Mao’s little red book or quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong was one of these It was a book of political and […]