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Abhayagiri Monasteryhttps://www.abhayagiri.orgAbhayagiri Monastery provides an environment in which individuals, families, guests and residents are given the opportunity to be in contact with the principles of the Buddha’s teachings and to cultivate those same qualities in their own lives. The monastery's origins are in the Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism. We are open and respectful to all traditions that embody the central elements of the Buddha’s Path: generosity, virtue, mental cultivation, wisdom, and compassion. |
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California heat waves in the present and futurehttp://www.researchgate.net/publication/258647159_California_heat_waves_in_the_p...ABSTRACT Current and projected heat waves are examined over California and its sub-regions in observations and downscaled global climate model (GCM) |
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Glossary of Pali Termshttp://www.buddha-vacana.org/gloss.htmlEasy to use lists of common Pali terms. |
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HelpNet USA Resources Listhttp://www.helpnetusa.org/resource.phpHelpNet USA Resources List |
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Introduction to School Algebrahttp://math.berkeley.edu/%7Ewu/Algebrasummary.pdfThis is a set of lecture notes on introductory school algebra written for middle school teachers. It assumes a knowledge of pre-algebra as given in the Pre-Algebra Institute of 2009 |
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jQuery Cheatsheethttp://oscarotero.com/jquery/Interactive view of jQuery functions. |
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Papers by Hung-Hsi Wuhttp://math.berkeley.edu/~wu/Excellent information on mathematics education. A colection of papers separated into two groups. The first group consists of papers that are directly related to the Common Core Mathematics Standards, and the second group contains the other papers on mathematics education. The general heading before each title ("General", "Curriculum", "Professional Development") gives a rough indication of its content. |
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Practical Actionhttp://practicalaction.orgPractical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Practical Action finds out what people are doing and helps them to do it better. |
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Science Safety Handbook for California Public Schools 2014 Editionhttp://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/sc/documents/scisafebook2014.pdf |
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The Buddha Vacanahttp://www.buddha-vacana.orgThis website is dedicated to those who wish to understand the words of the Buddha by learning the basics of the Pali language. |
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The GNU Manifestohttp://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.htmlThe GNU Manifesto was written by Richard Stallman and published in March 1985 in Dr. |
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The Great Conversationhttp://www.britannica.com/blogs/wp-content/pdf/The_Great_Conversation.pdfThe classic essay by Robert M Hutchens on the role of a liberal education. |
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The Nonprofit FAQhttp://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/nonprofitfaq.phpInformation and advice about nonprofits from discussions on email lists, in UseNet, and other sources. |
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The Paris Interview of Ralph Ellisonhttp://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/5053/the-art-of-fiction-no-8-ralph-elli...When Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison’s first novel, received the National Book Award for 1953, the author in his acceptance speech noted with dismay and gratification the conferring of the award to what he called an “attempt at a major novel.” His gratification was understandable, so too his dismay when one considers the amount of objectivity Mr. Ellison can display toward his own work. He felt the state of United States fiction to be so unhappy that it was an “attempt” rather than an achievement which received the important award. |
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Tipitaka: The Pali Canonhttp://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/The Tipitaka (Pali ti, "three," + pitaka, "baskets"), or Pali canon, is the collection of primary Pali language texts which form the doctrinal foundation of Theravada Buddhism. The Tipitaka and the paracanonical Pali texts (commentaries, chronicles, etc.) together constitute the complete body of classical Theravada texts. The Pali canon is a vast body of literature: in English translation the texts add up to thousands of printed pages. |
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What is different about the Common Core Mathematics Standards?http://math.berkeley.edu/~wu/CommonCoreVI.pdfCompares CCMS with existing state standards on these topics. For deniteness, uses the California Standards, but the same comments can be made with "California" replaced by any state. |
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What is so difficult about the preparation of mathematics teachers?http://math.berkeley.edu/~wu/pspd3d.pdfOur universities do not adequately prepare mathematics teachers for their mathematical needs in the school classroom. Most teachers cannot bridge the gap between what we teach them in the undergraduate curriculum and what they teach students in schools. |