Monthly Archives: December 2010

History Project – looking at the same event/person from two different perspectives

Sean on T┼Źdai-ji from YIS Academics on Vimeo. Joshu on Bach from YIS Academics on Vimeo.

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Most talented tutor group in YIS

Hikaru, Riki & Matthew doing Stevie from YIS Academics on Vimeo. Sunbird, Kento and Matthew playing Drainpipes from YIS Academics on Vimeo.

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My tutor group – Spirit Day @ YIS 2010.

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Are you interested in studying economics?

So you want to study Economics? on Prezi

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The Economics of Seinfeld

For any Seinfeld fans out there, this site uses clips from Seinfeld episodes to demonstrate economic concepts and issues. Clearly someone has a lot of time of their hands. Big thanks for Mr Johnston for finding it.

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US Macro data by the second

A very interesting site showing ‘up to date’ data on the US economy, including national debt, GDP, budgetary position and unemployment. The precise numbers should be taken with a pinch of salt perhaps, but it’s fascinating viewing.

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All I want for Christmas is… an economics book

Here is Geoff Riley’s (Head of Economics at Eton College, UK) list of the top twelve economics books of 2010/11. Why not ask Santa for one?

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European History Interactive Maps

A fantastic website (with thanks to Mr Snowball for finding it) showing Europe over the ages with explanations of the coalitions and empires which have been created.

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Japan back up to second?

Japan produced figures this morning (article) to suggest its economy had expanded enough to regain its long held place as the world’s second largest economy. I’m not sure what all the fuss is about; fifth place is where it’s at!

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Hans Rosling: 200 years, 200 countries, 4 minutes

The latest release from Hans Rosling. He’s gone high-tech! A great watch.

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