The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Find out about the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, one of the most fascinating periods in the life of Abraham Lincoln in this video. The Lincoln-Douglas debates on slavery are recreated with animation in this video. Each side's arguments are capsulized.
Hare Krishna - Distinctions
This last part of the interview to Mr Dasa refers to the image of God. He explains the importance of the statue images. He also refers to Jesus as an spiritual leader.
The Erie Canal
The impact of the Erie Canal is the subject of this six minute video. This video explains how and why it was built. It would be an asset to have the students with a map of the area as well as how it opened the "west" at that time.
Nancy Wimmer: The Art of Rural Business
Recorded on 2/8/14. NANCY WIMMER is the director of the renewable energy research company microSOLAR, which specializes in microfinance and rural electrification in developing countries. She has been involved with the Grameen Bank since 1990 and with the renewable energy company, Grameen Shakti, since it was founded in 1996. Her work with microfinance, village banking and rural entrepreneurs has taken her to Bangladesh, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Honduras, Nepal and Peru. Nancy has studied at
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 13
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 13.
Robert F. Kennedy's Statement on Dr. King's Death
Amid the tragedy of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, an extraordinary moment in U.S. political history occurred as Robert F. Kennedy, younger brother of slain President John F. Kennedy, broke the news of King's death to a large gathering of African Americans in Indianapolis, Indiana. That evening Robert Kennedy
1968 King Assassination Report
Walter Cronkite had almost finished broadcasting the "CBS Evening News" when he received word of Martin Luther King's assassination. His report detailed the shooting and the nation's reaction to the tragedy. (CBSNews.com)
Roads to Memphis
This video addresses the international manhunt for the killer of Martin Luther King. It is part of the PBS series titled American Experience. Run time 01:21:04
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 1
This is Part 1 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. CAUTION: Not for younger students; STUDENTS MAY BE DISTURBED BY IMAGES OF KING IN COFFIN at approximately 0:54 to 1:02 (8 seconds) Educators may choose to skip that brief segment.(Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to the viewer.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 2
This part of the video shows some of the people who refute the idea that James Earle Ray killed Dr. King. FBI surveillance and "dirty tricks" are brought to light. (Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 3
This is Part 3 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. A continuation of the conspiracy theory. (amateur-ish video that does get across a great amount of information across to the viewer.)
Teaching Piano Chords to Children
When teaching piano chords to children, help them associate the idea with tying notes together to make a different sound. Show kids how to play several notes at once with helpful tips from a children's music instructor in this free video on piano lessons.
Civil War Turning Point
The Emancipation Proclamation is explained by experts as the turning point of the way because of its influence on the slaves and resulted in 200,000 former slaves fighting with the North, including 16 who won the Medal of Honor.
Early Education : Teaching Map Skills
eHow Instructional Video- A starting point for teaching map skills can be teaching students about different areas of a classroom. Get students to draw a map of a classroom with help from a former classroom teacher.
Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
Techquity: Apple chopped, Google's erratic results
Jan. 22 - Two more analysts cut profit numbers and price targets for Apple ahead of its results. Also, Google reports. The search giant's recent profit results have been all over the map.
How to Make Crafts Out of Candy
An elementary teacher gives instruction on how to make a simple candy craft candy necklace, which consists of yarn or string that has been tied around a number of Lifesavers. She also shows how to play candy tic-tac-toe with gummy bears and licorice.
How a Pulley Works
This is a basic, simple explanation of how a pully works. Video uses simple animation. There English explanations accompanying the narration. Also explains how a double pulley works.
The Humility Soapbox - Uniformly vs. Uniformally
This is much more personal than my average video. I talk about my spelling inadequacies. (yes, i just spelled inadiquacies incorrectly, spell check fixed it, arg.) I use it as a tool to talk about admitting you don't understand as an important tool for learning.
A note to all my high school english teachers; Mrs. Graham, Mr. Froyslyn & Mrs. Mitchell. I tried really hardly in english in high school. Even though I never did well, I learned a lot and I thank you.
The Last Aztec 5/10
Booker Prize winner DBC Pierre returns to the Mexico of his youth to explore the downfall of one of the world's greatest civilisations -- the Aztecs ruled by the emperor Montezuma II who were defeated by a small force of Spaniards under Hernán Cortés. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.