Wordia is a new online dictionary that brings words to life via videos. Check out this video for the word cliche.
2. WGBH Open Vault
Open Vault is a Media Library and Archives. Search through the archive of broadcast series and programs. Here below is a link to Dr Martin Luther King Jr's famous "I have a Dream" speech.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream Speech - WGBH Open Vault
3. The UNDP-Olympus-AFP Foundation Photo Contest
The Millenium Development Goals are a global undertaking to end poverty. The goals are:
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Achieve universal primary education
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Ensure environmental sustainability
Develop a Global Partnership for Development
Contestants can enter photos that focus on progress towards the millenium goals. The photo below was taken by GB Mukherji shows a maths teacher with high school students. Some day, the teacher told the photographer, one of them will become a scientist.
The Twitter Trio is a weekly feature on my blog. My goal is to share resources and information that I have found via Twitter with my readers.