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Jim Brinling

Money May Be Motivating Doctors To Do More C-Sections : Shots - Health News : NPR - 1 views

    Socal facts about c-sections
Jim Brinling

Economic Research Institute of Erie - 0 views

  • There have been several surveys of Erie County residents done recently, sometimes as separate studies, and sometimes as part of broader works. Not all were designed to focus on economic development, although all of them include information that bears on that topic. This document gives a brief summary of some of the themes that have emerged from four of those studies.
    A summary of 25 studies for the Erie region.

Cell phones in education - 53 views

technology teaching cell phones
started by anonymous on 10 Mar 09 no follow-up yet
  • Jim Brinling
    Hi Mary Sue,

    I have used cell phones. If you are interested in podcasting, the podcast manager GCast can be useful. I used GCast in class to have my students respond to certain prompts via cell phone. It's an 800 number, and the process is a lot like leaving a message on an answering machine. It automatically converts the file to mp3 format for further editing or downloading.

    Good luck


    Mary Sue Claborne wrote:
    > In an effort to use the tools available in a low socioeconomic neighborhood for teaching writing, I am looking for any information regarding cell phone use in the schools. Ideas on laying out the guidelines, rules, possible consequences. Does it work? Can it work? Thanks for your help if you know of anything along these lines.
Jim Brinling

Human Rights by Country - 0 views

    Amensty International, this site gives you the issues and concerns from around the world. Choose one topic from a country to research and find the UDHR violation. Write this in a word document to be presented in class.
Jim Brinling

Obama: 'I screwed up' on Daschle appointment - - 0 views

  • Daschle, the former Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate, withdrew earlier Tuesday as news that he failed to pay some taxes in the past continued to stir opposition on Capitol Hill.
  • "I think I screwed up," Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. "And I take responsibility for it and we're going to make sure we fix it so it doesn't happen again."
  • "Look, the only measure of my success as president when people look back five years from now or nine years from now is going to be, did I get this economy fixed.
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  • President Barack Obama on Tuesday admitted he made a mistake in handling the nomination of Tom Daschle as his health and human services secretary, saying Daschle's tax problems sent a message that the politically powerful are treated differently from average people.
    In the Headlines, 2/4. Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle must resign due to concern over not paying taxes. Obama apologizes.
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