ESL Lessons: Basic video vocabulary
It takes a while to master this site, but the short videos on subjects such as bathroom, what do you want to drink, etc., are all good for beginning English learners. There is also a guide. (0:55)
Improving Reading Skills: Hints to Improve Retention
To improve our reading skills, we must "prepare" to read by reading in the daylight, read for short periods of time, and set reading goals. We should also use the SQ3R method, which stands for survey, question, read, review and recite. This is a good video for all age levels. About four minutes.
What is 'Earth System Science?'
This is a NASA Connect segment explaining Earth System Science. The video also explores how modern technology studies the many different areas of Earth System Science. (06:32)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
Algebra: what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and expressions.
This video is only the first 11 minutes of the full lesson. This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on what is algebra, what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and expressions. The tutor explains the use of proper notation, how to combine like terms, find the negation of an algebraic expression, how to evaluate an expression.
For beginners, this vintage black and white film presents letters from the alphabet with a short lesson about the animals in the Bronx Zoo that each letter represents. (10:00)
"So what is Physics anyway? Simply put, Physics is the study of energy. Okay, that's a short answer, what does that mean, the study of energy? Well, we can break down Physics into several units one of them is motion. You're familiar with motion, concepts like speed and velocity. Forces, physical forces include things like gravity and friction. Physical forces are energies also carried in the form of waves and when we talk about waves we're typically talking about things like sound waves and ligh
English Grammar & Punctuation : How to Use an Appositive
This is a well done video that gives many explanations of what an appositive is and how it is uses. An appositive can be taken out of a sentence and the main sentence can still stand on its own. Beware that there are a lot of advertisements to wade through before the video starts.
"This is My Blue Canoe" song
This video sings a song titled "This Is My Blue Canoe". Pictures are shown as song is played. Some of the lyrics are "This is my canoe, my canoe is blue. My big blue canoe. My canoe goes up, my canoe goes down..Who is that in my blue canoe-a purple alligator, a green bumblebee, a polka dot turtle, and a pink ladybug. This cute song would be a great teaching resource for rhyming words, general music class, and for fun (3:08).
End of Sentence Punctuation
This video describes the three punctuation marks that can be used to end a sentence. Examples of when to use each type of punctuation mark are given. Ending punctuation is described as a stop sign at the end of a sentence. Different kinds of sentences (imperative, declarative, etc.) are mentioned as well. (03:24)
Black Inventors/Scientists-A Slideshow
This is a slideshow of of pictures, photos, and words about Black inventors. The pictures and information are set to music. RUn time 03:32.
Programming in C Tutorial
This is a short tutorial on how to get stated programing in C. This video was made by our school's Mentoring Center and was intended to help our students get started with the setup provided to them.
Learn Guitar Lesson Write a Song - Songwriting part 1
Learn to use the major key as the foundation upon which songs may be built. Talks about the scale having 7 notes and chords are built around those notes. Chords can be major, minor, or diminished. Useful information begins at: 03:30.
Arthropods by StudyJams
Arthropods make up 75% of invertebrates. Arthropods have several qualities in common: jointed legs, bodies divided into sections, and an exoskeleton, or shell. Some of the arthropods you may know include: lobsters, millipedes, spiders, ants, and butterflies. Learn more about arthropods with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.&
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.
This lizard has one of the strangest movements to ward off predators. Watch as this lizard runs away from his predators and opens up his frilled neck. This would be a nice introductory video for a lesson on animal defenses, specifically fright and escape. Run time 01:10.
Spanish Activities and Transportation with Native Speech
Watch as the instructor tells about her childhood and the different activities that she liked to do, and different modes of travel and transportation. This lesson can be used for intermediate to advanced learners as a tool for listening comprehension. Run time 06:04.
Aristotle Part 2
This is a video about Aristotle . He is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. This is Part 2 of 2.
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
Learn how to conjugate the irregular verb TENER with its stem changing properties. For beginning to intermediate learners.