Redshirting in Kindergarten
In this professionally-produced video, learn why holding children back in kindergarten actually hinders learning. Children that are held back don't do as well in school work, have self-esteem problems, and the difference in age between them and younger children leads to unfair comparisons.

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The Nazi Olympics: African-American Athletes (Part 2)

Eighteen Black athletes represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics -- triple the number who had competed for the United States in the 1932 Los Angeles Games. African-Americans dominated the track and field events.  In the end, African American athletes brought home 14 medals nearly one-fourth of the 56 medals awarded the U.S. team in all events.  Video discusses how segregation affected African American
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History of the Olympic Games
This video outlines the long and storied history of the Olympic Games which date back to Ancient Greece to 8th century BC.  People from various city states would compete. In 1894 the IOC was created and Athens was chosen for the games in 1896-for male athletes only. (1:59)
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How Does Your Memory Work? Part 5 (final)
This segment begins with a haunting story of a man who has lost most of his memory.
 
You might think that your memory is there to help you remember facts, such as birthdays or shopping lists. If so, you would be very wrong. The ability to travel back in time in your mind is, perhaps, your most remarkable ability, and develops over your lifespan.

Horizon takes viewers on an extraordinary journey into the human memory. From the woman who is having her most traumatic memo

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How Does Your Memory Work? Part 4
This segment tries to determine what a memory is. Brief microscopic images of the brain are shown. This segment is ten minutes long.

You might think that your memory is there to help you remember facts, such as birthdays or shopping lists. If so, you would be very wrong. The ability to travel back in time in your mind is, perhaps, your most remarkable ability, and develops over your lifespan.

Horizon takes viewers on an extraordinary journey into the human memory. From

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Rhythm Counting
 I take the four beats of each measure (in 4/4 time) and animate them. Then I put the appropriate counting in the box. At the end of the exercise, I switch back to just reading from the page. You should feel the divisions of the beat. If you are a visual person, like myself, it's almost as if the blocks are a viseo-spacial awareness as you play music, or sight-read.
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Learning Writing Skills-Writing Problems

Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. answers this question:  “When my son tries to write a sentence he goes back to beginning and rereads before adding each new word and it is painfully slow.  What can we do to improve that?”  She explains that what is happening is the breakdown between the brain working and the hand writing the right thing.  She explains that he is probably aware that he makes mistakes, what they could do is have her write d
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How to Make a Paper Sword
An art teachers gives instructions for how to .  make a paper sword to use as a prop or a toy.  To make it simply roll a piece of newspaper into a long narrow tube that is tapered at one end, and fold back a corner of newspaper to create a handle guard.

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Global America Unit 21
As the turn of the century approached, the pendulum of American politics and social structures began to swing back toward conservativism. With immigration from Asia and the Americas on the rise, the face of America changed rapidly. This unit examines the competing forces of ethnic and American identity in a world dominated by globalization and one remaining “superpower.
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Against All Odds - Picturing Distributions
'With this program, students will see how key characteristics in the distribution of a histogram — shape, center, and spread — help professionals make decisions in such diverse fields as meteorology, television programming, health care, and air traffic control. Through a discussion of the advantages of back-to-back stem plots, this program also emphasizes the importance of seeking explanations for gaps and outliers in small data sets.'
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Tennis Forehand Lesson For Beginners
This is an excerpt from a larger video segment. The tennis forehand lesson guides a tennis beginner from the basic fundamentals like the grip, stance and split step to the complete forehand sequence and the ability to rally from the baseline. (4:21)

You'll learn by first playing mini-tennis and then gradually moving back to the baseline. The tennis forehand lesson includes step-by-step videos on grip, footwork patterns, follow-through, preparation and finding the optimal technique f

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The Invention of Silly Putty
For decades, American children have loved Silly Putty; however, the orgins of this rubber-like substance date back to a time when the U.S. faced a major crisis during war. Find out how and when Silly Putty was invented. From Modern Marvels. Run time 1:50
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Between the Lions Blending Words

PBS Kids Video.  "Sir w" is back at Blending Fields, this time in a joust with "Sir et" in this exciting display of brave knights charging together at high speed to make the word “wet”.  Host Gawain is on hand to bring you all the action.  Video average quality, it is short, but shows how sounds are put together to make words.  (:52)


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Open Court Reading Sound Spelling Card Song
A 5th grade class demonstrates the Open Court Reading Curriculum Alphabet Phonics Sound-Spelling Card 'English Sounds' in a Sing-Song Memorizable format. These cards are the mandatory equipment posted in every LAUSD elementary classroom.  The students hold up the phonics card to show the picture, show back of card with letters and say the sound in unison.  It goes a little fast and sometimes the students are saying the sound before the card is shown.

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Review of Cat Muscles of the Back and Posterior Arm
Specific muscles of the back and posterior arm of a dissected cat are reviewed with proper pronunciation. Origin, insertion, and functions are given. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. Color video with sound. Run time 05:43.
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The Pyramids, Ancient Technology : Devolution - Part 1 The Myth of Progress
This video questions if we have timeline correct for history. Several explanations of how we could go from highly-advanced to a dark age and back again are given. Thought provoking!

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How to do a handstand
When doing a handstand, the head should be right between the arms, the fingers should be open, and the most important thing is to push forward. Avoid arching the back when doing a handstand with help from a gymnastics coach in this free video on gymnastics and tumbling.

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Gymnastics & Tumbling : How to Do the Splits for Kids
When kids are trying to do the splits, they should make sure to stretch out first, and the teacher can help out by singing a song to make it fun. Make sure the back knee is turned under for kids' splits with help from a gymnastics coach in this free video on gymnastics and tumbling.
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Video Production: Project: Pre-Production
You have already seen all of the project demo video the demo crew created. Now, jump back with them to the beginning and review all the production pieces you have learned so far. Hopefully you are shooting a video too and it is time to review everything before you actually start learning about shooting. (4:39)
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Producing the Chelsea Flower Show - Karen Arrand
The woman who was responsible for getting the Chelsea Flower Show onto the television for the BBC talks to Coventry Conversations organiser, John Mair. The Chelsea Flower Show is a vital part of the English summer for those fortunate enough to visit the show but to those who watch it on the small screen, it has to capture the spectacle of the event live for 10 hours each year. Karen Arrand was the BBC producer responsible for bringing the show into our living rooms in 2000 to 2003. Karen took
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