Travel to Gnana, a village in north Ghana and home to a group of women accused of practicing black magic. Banished from their homes and shunned by their families, these former witches must live out their rest of their days in exile.
What the Ancients Knew: Roads of Ancient Rome
A good video showing how the Romans and their slaves fitted stones and ditches to make their roads last. Sudents would benefit from a map of Italy and the road network that was created in Roman times. Run time 01:00
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
How to Study Effectively
Effective studying is done by studying over time and avoiding cramming for tests is the purpose of this three minute video. Some good ideas, but no evidence that any of them are more effective than other methods. At best a good review for students at the beginning of the year.
Learn about Ancient India
A fast paced video that shows how India provided many major movements including religion, math, and others. Because it is only a little over a minute in duration, it is best used to provide students with an overview.
Podcast Recording Tips
When recording in Audacity wait at least 2-3 seconds before you start speaking. A second tip is to keep the microphone away from your lips so that it doesn't sound like you are spitting.
Song About the Number Two
Sock puppets from They Might Be Giants sing about the number 2. The video shows many sets of two and the numeral two. The song about the number 2 starts at 0:57 and ends at 3:12. (07:06)
Learn about The Planet Jupiter
Learn about the planet Jupiter (02:31) through narration and computer animation. It's Red Spot is larger than our Earth.
Mickey se hace un lio (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish- un corto de Mickey Mouse de House of Mouse
El error de Mickey (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish- Mickey se encuentra un sobre lleno de dinero y deside usarlo para comprarle un moño a Minnie pero cuando se la da se da cuenta de que el dinero que encontro era de Minnie. 5:44
Twenty years after World War I, Germany was able to rebuild its economic and military might and target its weaker neighbors. Following World War II, America and its Western European allies were determined to prevent Germany from regaining its power. With the blessing of their allies, Britain, France, and America controlled their West German sectors in a way intended to keep Germany impoverished, economically weak, and unable to pose a threat.
Atomic Bomb Test
Footage of United States atomic bomb test in 1953
Using the Distributive Property
The distributive property is one of the most important and fundamental parts of algebra. In this video the math teacher shows how to break down the equation in to the simplier components. Shows negative numbers also. This is a great beginning video. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of concept.
Kentucky Derby Winners - 1968 to 2008
This video is a photo montage of the thoroughbred horses that won the Kentucky Derby from 1968 to 2008 (41 years). It includes Secretariat, Affirmed, Seattle Slew, Smarty Jones, Barbaro, Big Brown. Beautiful images are labels with the name and year and are set to soothing music. (06:20)
Maine State Flag and State Song Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
Overview of Adverbs in English
In this video, and instructor explains what adverbs look like and how they work in a sentence. The video shows a variety of examples and the instructor does a nice job of providing explanations about adverbs and how they work.
A Healthy School Lunch and the Edible School Year
You can lead students to nutritious food, but can you make them bite? The answer to that increasingly relevant question is yes, if you get creative. At Saint Paul Public Schools, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the director of nutrition and commercial services for the school district is sharing her personal passion for fresh, healthy food with students. From Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, school menus are being redone with health in mind, even as budgets shrink and parents tighten their wallets. Man
Stem Cells Breakthrough
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW tells the story behind one of the most significant scientific breakthroughs in the past decade. Human embryonic stem cells, once thought to be the key to curing countless debilitating diseases, have sparked a decade-long firestorm of ethical and political debate in the United States that has greatly curtailed their use in scientific research and medical therapies. Now a revolutionary method of creating stem cells—without embryos—may pave the wa
Learn German - Lesson 15
Lesson 15 deals with the dative-e, a case ending that some of the singular nouns of the s-declension can sometimes have. This video is clearly recorded and begins with phrases in German which are then broken down.You will see all of the words and phrases in both English and German.Good for intermediate learners.