Overview of the Civil War
This three minute video gives a very general overview of the war, not the causes. It stresses that this was the first industrial era war. Vague in content. Emancipation Proclamation mentioned and its impact is explained.
Learn about The U.S. Civil War 1861-1865 part 2
A very brief overview of the war without much content. Best for remediation and as an introduction.
The American Civil War
A 7:44 minute video that uses old photographs and graphics to explain the war. The video does not offer enough explanation to stand alone. The images might be of value to show the culture.
Inkheart' -- Cornelia Funke's Fantasy Bestseller hits the Silver Screen
Children's book author Cornelia Funke is one of Germany's most
internationally successful writers. Her best known work is the 'Ink'
trilogy. Now the first volume Inkheart has been filmed in Hollywood.Cornelia Funke worked on the script and co-produced the movie.
Deathly Hallows (Audiobook) Ch. 5.4 - Fallen Warrior
Instructor can have students read along with the book in the classroom. (There is only one still image for the duration of the reading.) Instructor can review vocabulary, context clues, elements of a story, etc.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Audiobook)
© 2007 by J.K Rowling
© 2007 Listening Library, Arthur A. Levine Books, an Imprint of Scholastic
© 2007 by Random House, Inc.
Original artwork by Mary GrandPre. Copyright Warner Bros.
The Birth Of Israel (2008) - Part 5-8
Jeremy Bowen presents a look back at the creation of the state of Israel, examining the the events leading up to the Israeli war of Independence in 1949, its...
Interview with Illustrator Jeff Hopkins
MEET ME AT THE CORNER travels to Brooklyn to meet children's illustrator Jeff Hopkins. A very young girl interviews him in this video. Good questions, but hard to hear them. He suggests carrying a sketchbook "everywhere you go." His website is www.picturescometolife.com He says he loves to get email from children. (3:33)
Kathi Appelt Reading at the 2008 National Book Award
Kathi Appelt reads an excerpt from her 2008 National Book Award Young People's Literature Finalist book, The Underneath. Kathi Appelt sings a blues song from a chapter in the book.
Cooperative Learning Groups - Centers
A fun insight into using cooperative learning centers in an elementary science class. The video is set to music and shows students interacting in groups. It zooms in on the group's instructions and work and occasionally gives the audio of the students talking. It aso shows how the students move to new groups. Run time 03:10.
First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten
Lecture- First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten. Part of the series: Reading, Writing & Education. The first day of school activities for kindergarten students should include reading a book that makes the students feel comfortable, activities that introduce the students to their new school. (1:39)
Transformations - Translation, Reflection, Dilation, and Rotation
Models of translations, reflections, dilations and rotations. Teacher explains clearly and slowly. Shows alternate methods for performing the operations. Contains 4 different sections, so the video can be stopped after each section for practice. The background is a bit distracting.
Finding Area of a Triangle
Students learn the formula for the area of a triangle, and are asked to solve problems using this formula. Note that right triangle formulas and trigonometry are used extensively in the problems in this lesson.
In this video they discuss what domestic animals are and gives some examples of domestic animals. Some domestic animals they show are cats, dogs, horses, cows, and pigs.
The Alphabet Song in Phonics
The alphabet song set to the phonic sound of each letter.
Learn About the Explorer Vasco da Gama
Considered one of the most brilliant seaman, this is the video about his explorations in Africa and Asia. This is the story of his accomplishments and what it meant to Portugal. A brief overview.
The Age of Exploration Rap
A World History wrote this rap and made the video for her World History students. This is great and fun overview of the history of exploration. Kids of all ages will love it!
Invasion of Poland 2 of 3
1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw.
(5/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Engineering An Empire - The Aztecs - Part 3
'Aztec is a term used to refer to certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who achieved political and military dominance over large parts of Mesoamerica in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries...' (Aztec, Wikipedia, 2009). This History Channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students and is narrated by various scholars.
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.