Learn Basic Computer Skills : Finding a Lost File in Microsoft Windows
Finding a lost file in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know to master this operating system. Find out how to recover a filel in this video. (02:23)
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Lesson 7 - Working Within Your Language Skills
Knowing a few key phrases can help increase your understanding of others and vice versa.
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
Social Skills from "What Every Kid Should Know About Manners And Etiquette"
This video teaches children how to treat others with respect and promotes the notion that the world is a much nicer place when we follow the simple rules of manners and etiquette. This is a short video, but of good quality. This video is appropriate for children of elementary age. (1:13)
Teaching Reading Literacy Skills, Grade 3
Teacher presenting a language arts lesson from the Language
strand of SRA Reading Mastery Signature Edition. The program uses
language arts activities including passage writing and editing to
improve student literacy and reading comprehension skills.
Improving Reading Skills
Reading skills can be improved by doing something as simple as
filling the house with magazines, books, newspapers and other reading materials. An english Specialist shows how to teach children with tips such as how to use a public library to improve their reading.
Environmental Attorney Career
Explains the importance of environmental attorneys in protecting the environment by making the government enforce environmental law. Tells what is required of environmental attorneys in their daily jobs. Color video with sound. 3:12 min.
Basic Math Skills : Rounding Decimals
This video shows rounding decimals, and how to round up to the next digit in the sequence if the digit is equal to or greater than five. Round decimals to specific decimal places using tips from a math tutor in this video.
Career Bytes: Jump5
Episode 4 (of a 5-part series) This Nortel LearniT video offers insight into Jump5
Career Bytes: Diana Heuter (collected)
Episode 5 (of a 5-part series) This Nortel LearniT video offers insight into the career of Diana Hetuer the president of the science museum in Dallas. This museum is dedicated to teaching technology to adults and students. Many wonderful programs are offered at the museum. Diana discusses what she need to study to become the president of the museum.
Career Bytes: Dr. Betsy Willis (collected)
Episode 3 (of a 5-part series) This Nortel LearniT video offers insight into the career of Dr. Betsy Willis from Southern Methodist University. She is affiliated with the engineering program.
Career Bytes: Brandon Oldenburg
Episode 1 (of a 5-part series) This Nortel LearniT video offers insight into the career of Brandon Oldenburg, the VP of Visoneering. He discusses how the company started with a few people. He uses computer generated animation.
How to Start a Writing Career
Laura Turner, a produced playwright, gives you tips on how to begin a career as a writer in this video on writing. In this video she speaks from behind her desk while giving you tips. Geared toward high school age students who are thinking of pursuing a career in writing. English Captions. (2:44)
Handwriting Lesson: Improving Posture & Paper Skills
In this video, a teacher is shown working with an individual student on how he can improve his posture and use his non writing hand to help hold the paper. The teacher gives the non writing hand a "pep talk" and tells how the hand can help out even though it is not doing the writing.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
How to Teach Reading Comprehension Skills
Reading comprehension is accomplished by asking oneself questions in the midst of reading something. Improve a student's understanding and recall of reading material. (1:11)
How to Teach Reading Sub-Skills
The goal in teaching reading sub-skills is to increase a student's
comprehension and vocabulary, and this can be done by using a variety of texts, such as textbooks, novels, poems, newspaper articles, diaries and advertisements. Teach children how to judge what text might be from the article's title with help from an English specialist in this clip.
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)
Teaching Spelling Skills with Direct Instruction
Teacher presenting a Direct Instruction reading program lesson
from the spelling component of SRA/McGraw-Hill's Reading Mastery
program. Direct instruction programs use scripted presentation books and signals to engage students frequently during each day's lesson.
Camouflaging and Defense Skills
In this video, you will see many amazing camouflaging and defensive skills of a variety of sea creatures. Through these adaptations these fish are able to escape or avoid their predators. A great video that is narrated well.