Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
How to Interpret Standardized Test Scores
This clip is a lesson on understanding the different test scores, keeping in mind the percentages do not correspond to letter grade percentages. A standardized test prep instructor shows how to interpret standardized test scores, understand that the SAT has
a 2400 maximum score and the ACT has a 36 maximum score, and each test is divided into several sections.
Blame it on the DNA
This student-made music video was written to get students excited about the basics of protein synthesis and how proteins can affect phenotypes, including disease phenotypes. Note that very few things in life can actually be "blamed on DNA", and the creators of this video don't want the viewer to walk away from this video with that message. Nor are they making light of the seriousness of genetic disease, but simply trying to generate excitement in the learning process. T
How the Body Works : The Focusing Mechanism
This is a brief video which explores the focusing mechanism of the eye. The video uses a series of still images and narration to convey information.
This video defines dialogic reading and gives examples of how to use it with children. The video shows a teacher reading with children while participating in dialogic reading. Dialogic reading involves asking children different kinds of questions about what is being read. (6:42)
Teaching Tip: Improve Reading Comprehension with Video
This video talks about using using short video clips to spark student interest and indrease reading comprehension. The commentator mentions a website an instgructor could use to improve reading comprehension, however, an educator could use this website (WatchKnow) to garner the same kind of results.
Sid the Science Kid-"I Magnify" Song
"I Magnify" is the song featured in this episode of Sid the Science Kid. Teacher Susie turns herself into a magnifying glass and explores a whole new world that is visible through magnification. Things look ultra cool when they are magnified. Come observe the delicate wings of a butterfly, the seeds of a strawberry or a tiny blade of grass! You'll be amazed at how different they look up-close. Content is appropriate for elementary students. (2:25)
How To Overcome Interview Nervousness
This short video provides three quick tips for overcoming interview nervousness: preparedness, practice, and the rowboat technique. Grades 9-12. (1:03)
"L-Steps" Step Aerobics Exercise
Learn the aerobics exercise step called the L Step with a demonstration from an aerobics expert. Instructor slowly explains as she does the step, so it is easy to follow along. 1:54 min.
Viruses (An Overview)
A virus is a nucleic acid encased in a protein shell and is inactive except within a host cell. Viruses penetrate host cells and inject their genetic information in the form of DNA or RNA. In the litic cycle, the virus uses the cell's functions to replicate its genetic information and create more viruses. In the lysogenic cycle, the virus leaves its genetic material dormant inside the cell as the cell reproduces until environmental conditions rev
Treatment of Dyslexia With Exercises
Treatment of Dyslexia With Exercises. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is not directly treated with exercises, but other problems that may worsen the dyslexic symptoms, such as vision problems and clumsiness, can be remedied with therapy.(1:38)
Bad Treatments for Dyslexia
Bad Treatments for Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Bad treatments for dyslexia do not directly address the skills that are impaired by dyslexia, and therefore become less effective. Avoid ineffective dyslexia treatments with tips from a recognized expert. (1:23)
Computer Basics : What Is a Protocol?
Protocol is a set of standards hard-coded into a computer used to transmit data across wires or wirelessly in order to get information from one computer to another. Learn about the most common protocol used in computers around the world, called TCPIP, with information from a certified computer technician in this video on computers. (00:57)
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.
Jack and Jill should use a Pulley for that Pail of Water!
If only Jack and Jill had a pulley for that pail of water they would not have fallen down that hill! (low resolution animation)
Ancient Mysteries - The Puzzling Pyramids of Mexico 4/5
Planned and mapped out according to the stars and built over a series of sacred caves, at its height, Teotihuacán was the seventh largest city of the ancient world. Its power and influence was felt throughout Mexico. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
What do Lutherans Believe?
The first video in on-going series of visits to various religious groups found in the borough of Queens, New York City examining what they believe in. The county of Queens is composed on many different ethnic and racial groups who worship in various ways. It's important to respect and tolerate people who worship in their own particular way. We don't have to believe what they believe but we must allow them to practice their faith in peace and undisturbed. Finally, it's good to learn about their s
Do Lutheran's pray to Mary?
Videos from the Adult Information Class on basic christian teachings at Messiah Lutheran Church in Seattle, Washington.
Backyard Astronomers (Part 6 of 6)- The November Night Sky
History Channel Documentary concerning the items that can be found in the November Night sky.
Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)