"America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown"
Find out what life was like in the Jamestown settlement. This is a recreation with insights into why the colony was established. It makes a good introduction to studying early American colonies. NOTE: Remember to block all YouTube comments. (02:55)
Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greenville
This video discusses some of the key facts of the Battle of Fallen Timbers and some of the concessions made in the treaty of Greenville. This is a good video review, but students need to have a list of names of those involved and a map of the battle site. This video moves rapidly, but adds insights what the treaty was about and the effect had on the Indians. A great debate starter for does the means justify the ends.
Masculine Heros-American Expansion, 1820-1900-Unit 5
In 1898, Frederick Jackson Turner declared the frontier the defining
feature of American culture, but American authors had uncovered its
significance much earlier. This program turns to three key writers of
the early national period (James Fenimore Cooper, John Rollin Ridge, and Walt Whitman) and examines the influential visions of American manhood offered by each author.
The New Nation Unit 6
Following the War of Independence, Americans disagreed — often
passionately — about the form and function of the federal government. This unit explores how those conflicts played out as the new republic defined its identity in relation to other nations. (This unit includes a facilitator guide, video, and online text chapter.)
Groups, Projects, and Presentations
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can use groups, projects, and presentations to help students become
actively involved in their learning. Topics range from structuring
groups to creating scoring guides and rubrics. Through examples of
cooperative learning, decision making, and problem solving, teachers can examine how to use groups, projects, and presentations to promote powerful learning.
Learning As We Grow: Development and Learning -Session 2
This program examines the concept of readiness for learning and
illustrates how developmental pathways — including physical, cognitive, and linguistic — all play a part in students’ learning. Featured are a first-grade teacher, a seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher, and a senior physics teacher, with expert commentary from University of California at Santa Cruz professor Roland Tharp and Yale University professor James P. Comer.
Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments
This program returns to the Grand Canyon: its exposed layers of sedimentary rock allow scientists to peer into the geologic past. The movement of sediment and its deposition are covered, and the processes of lithification, compaction, and cementation that produce sedimentary rocks are explained. Organic components of rock are also discussed.
Using a Line Integral to Find Work Done
This instructor in this video explores ussing a line integral to find the work done by a vector field example. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Teaching Kids Words that End with Consonant Blends
Learn how to teach kids words that end with consonant blends,
like: lk, lt, nd and ng, and the different sounds they make; get more
tips about home schooling kids in this free education video.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also ad
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 2
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses the lower row of the keyboard. (1:12)
Computer Typing Lessons : Home Row on a Keyboard
Typing lessons for beginners. Learn about the functionality of home row on a keyboard in this free video. Expert: Linda Lewis Contact: www.keytime.com Bio:...
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows XP keyboard shortcuts are great ways of making efficient use of your time online and on your computer. The video features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Spam and Larry the Lizard
This is a humorous attempt at discouraging spam. It deals with
several different aspects of spam. It talks about how a nasty virus attatched itself to an e-mail and was sent out all over. Jokes and funny pictures sent over and over again are a form of spam. Spyware and Malware can be attached to these emails. (4:00)
The Internet: How it Has Changed the World
Several issues are discussed from music to email to doing business have all been impacted by the Internet. Geography is no longer an issue in some cases. A good basis for a pro and con debate or an essay about the Internet's potential in other areas.
Using Microsoft Access To Organize Your Life
Lean the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. A virtual walk through on creating a database, form, running a query and more. (7:03)
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
In Microsoft Access, creating a query that uses more than one field means running the query wizard and choosing more than one field from a given table. Title a query that returns information from a specific field in Microsoft Access