Tuesday, January 10, 2017

5 Tips Succeed in any College Class

only 2 minutes long, worth your time to watch!

https://youtu.be/hoAa8AiXj8M





Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Please watch this video, especially the second half, which deals with the problems of self-esteem and internet addiction. Getting texts, tweets and notifications (or "likes") release dopamine in the brain, which is the same effect that happens with alcohol, drugs or gambling. In other words, it is addicting.
This is why my classroom is going to be a "cell phone free zone"

Professor Holbrook

  




Published on Oct 29, 2016
Excerpt of Simon Sinek from an episode of Inside Quest.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Finding Cahokia

Finding North America’s lost medieval city

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.




http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/theres-a-1000-year-old-lost-city-beneath-the-st-louis-suburbs/










Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Spanish-American War | History Documentary

Published on Mar 8, 2015
When Teddy Roosevelt sent the USS Maine into Havana's harbor in 1898, he hoped that the show of force would help protect the lives and property of American citizens in the restless Spanish territory. 


Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Words to use instead of "very"

useful words ....



Friday, November 25, 2016

1980 debate on border with Mexico and immigration reform



Ronald Reagan debated George H.W. Bush over Immigration Reform in 1980

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

King Leopold's Ghost

King Leopold II of Belgium and the 10 Million Deaths of the Congolese

Published on Aug 3, 2016