Encouraging Teamwork Amongst Students
Good video that shows how students can learn to work together using a bouncy ball and tubes. Would make a good activity at the beginning of the year or if there were difficulties early in the year. Grades 5-12. 1:54 min.
Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
2010 Time Capsule Burial
Kent State University's Centennial Time Capsule settled into its 50-year resting place in Risman Plaza on Aug. 10. Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton lowered the 2010 time capsule into the ground as a crowd of onlookers cheered him on.
Art and Design Primary
Art and Design Primary I am currently researching how knowledge, skills and understanding in Art and Design can be developed through progression. I would be greatful if you could help me. The year group is Year 3.
How to Harvest And Store Blackberries
In this clip learn how to harvest and store blackberries. A gardener explains how to pick the berries off the vine just a week after they turn black, soak them in some water to wash the dirt off of them, and store them either in the refrigerator for a few weeks or in the freezer for up to a year.
Erien, Year One—Grade 5 Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Physical education Sport
I'm planning to do a research project on physical education at primary school, and how much participation children do of physical sport ouside of school. Where can I find information? 7-11 year olds , key stage 2 , P.E
Mood Disorders: Hereditary Factors
Illustrates the findings of a 10-year study that involved 12,000 volunteers in an Amish community and represents careful analysis of genetic factors related to manic-depressive disorders.
England’s Achievement in TIMSS 2007: National Report for England
News reports on December 9th pointed to the high standing of English pupils in recent international mathematics and science tests, with one headline announcing "English children 'best at maths in Europe'". Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) international tests were first carried out in 1995 with pupils of aged ten and fourteen tested in mathematics and science. Tests have been carried out at four year intervals since then, with the previous results stemming from those taken in 20
Evaluation of Skills for Work pilot courses: Final Report
This is a final report on the evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot courses in Scotland. The aim of the resource is to report on the findings from research carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research examining the piloting of Skills for Work (SfW) courses over two years. Skills for Work (SfW) courses were introduced via a two year pilot to help young people to develop skills and knowledge in a broad vocational area, core skills, an understanding of the workplace, positive attit
Six Traits Ideas and Content with Persuasive Writing Video
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned speaker Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Ideas and Content, Organization, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, and Conventions. In this video she discusses persuasive writing and what it is. With persuasive writing, a writer takes a position FOR or AGAINST an issue and writes to convince the reader to believe or do something. In persuasive writing, your topic or issue is what your essa
How to Grow Plum Trees
This clip explains how to grow plum tress in a sunny area with good drainage by purchasing a plum tree root stock that can begin growing right away. Trim plum trees back one third each year to keep them looking full and bushy.
How to Care for Lilac Trees
A gardener explains how to care for lilac trees by planting them on a hill that has good drainage and full sun and watering them throughout the summer. Prune lilac trees down one third every year to keep the plant even and healthy. Lots of tips and information in this clip about caring for a lilac tree.
Socrates - Encyclopedia Channel
Born in Athens, in the year 469 B.C., Socrates became the new philosophy founder and the teacher of the many of great philosophers. Run time 06:58.
Six Traits- Word Choice Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind. She also talks about how specific words are more interesting than general words. When using specific words you give the reader more details and then can visualize the version of the story you are trying to tell. Many t
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind. She also talks about how specific words are more interesting than general words. When using specific words you give the reader more details and then can visualize the version of the story you are trying to tell. Many t
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also added a donati
This video is accompanied by text. "A clash between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction was now inevitable. By the end of 1865, Radical Republican views had gained a majority in Congress, and the decisive year of 1866 saw a gradual diminishing of President Johnson’s power..." (Professionally produced material with scholarly ideas and arguments.)
In June of 1866, the Joint Committee on Reconstruction determined that, by seceding, the southern states had forfeited “a
The Arts in Every Classroom: Building on New Ideas
More documentary segments show further work by the team members with their students, among themselves, and with colleagues. The end-of-year discussions continue, with team members reflecting on how their new initiatives in the arts have affected them and their schools, and offering advice for other teachers who want to bring the arts into their own classrooms.
The Fight to End Rare-Animal Trafficing in Brazil
Biologist Juliana Machado Ferreira, a TED Senior Fellow, talks about her work helping to save birds and other animals stolen from the wild in Brazil. Once these animals are seized from smugglers, she asks, then what? Brazilian-born biologist Juliana Machado Ferreira wants, simply, to save the world one bird at a time. Run time 05:35.