ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read. The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills. It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
How to Play the Arithmetic Game
Learn how to play and teach this great game for practicing arithmetic with an expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip. This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills. A fun game that is easily learned and played.
Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods. 2:38 min.
A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz
Watch choreographer (and original West Side Story dancer) Eliot Feld, Sondra Lee (one of Robbins' original "Opus" dancers), along with other Robbins' friends and colleagues join the current cast of dancers to contextualize the cultural and historical importance of Mr. Robbins' career and NY Export: Opus Jazz in this 10 minute documentary by Matt Wolf and Anna Farrell.
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesn’t and then restructures the environment. The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by
ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade
and dream walk. And he'll need all of those skills to face what is
waiting for him on the outside. This book trailer, narrated by Neil
Gaiman with illustrations from the book by Dave McKean, will give you a taste of Gaiman's novel, The Graveyard Book.
Time Management Skills for Teachers
Time Management Skills for Teachers. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Teachers can assess their time management skills by keeping a log of their activities, reorganizing their work spaces to make things easier to find and using valuable tools that can make each task...
Parenting Basics : Educational Games for Toddlers
Any game can be education for a toddler, as they absorb an immense amount of information and skills from simple tasks, such as stacking blocks or singing songs. Make games educational for toddlers with advice from a clinical psychologist in this video on parenting.
Math Games for Kids-Improve Math Skills Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows a variety of math games to improve math skills. There are two levels of play, primary and middle grade. These card games make learning math facts fun. The game is for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division practice. The cards used in the game would be easy to make. Video is of good quality and the game is a good idea for parents and teachers.
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows a variety of math games to improve math skills. There are two levels of play, primary and middle grade. These card games make learning math facts fun. The game is for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division practice. The cards used in the game would be easy to make. Video is of good quality and the game is a good idea for parents and teachers.
The 8 Spelling Patterns Lesson 1
Teach Spelling-Learn to Spell with the 8 Spelling Patterns. Make Sense of Spelling and learn how easy spelling can be with this video. We put letters together 8 ways to make words. Learning spelling skills becomes easy when you learn these 8 ways of putting letters together. This is a great video to help teachers and students clearly understand those 8 ways.
Teaching Tips : How to Set Up a Kindergarten Class
A kindergarten classroom should include at least three to five different play areas, including an art section, a reading and writing section, a cognitive skills section and a puppet area. Arrange a kindergarten classroom that encourages fun and creativity with tips from an educator in this video on general education.
Recognizing A Fragment
This video focuses on sentence skills. The tutor will give tips to help figure out whether a sentence is truly a complete sentence. Examples of multiple-choice questions are shown as text with options to choose from to answer the questions about fragments.
Civil Rights Legislation
This video is accompanied by text. "Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr., on November 22, 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson mournfully assumed the role of the nation's leader. Johnson, a former senator from Texas, served as the Senate Democratic Leader for most of his congressional career. His political role model was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Johnson openly followed Roosevelt's push for social welfare reform..." ( Video is well done and professionally
Learning Reading Skills-ADHD-Dyslexia Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows you how you can help children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, or learning disabilities improve reading fluency in just 5 minutes a day. The Reading Skills Pyramid illustrates that there are Author(s):
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows you how you can help children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, or learning disabilities improve reading fluency in just 5 minutes a day. The Reading Skills Pyramid illustrates that there are Author(s):
Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers
Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers. Part of the series: How to Teach Life Skills. Teach life skills, such as social interaction, to autistic teenagers by tapping into the strengths of the teenager, working with family members first and then slowly expanding the circle of social interactions. (1:38)
Special Kids: Getting Ready
This helpful and informative title from the Special Kids series
makes learning easy and fun for children with autism and other
developmental disorders. Teaching the importance of good hygiene,
Getting Ready shows children how to bathe and get dressed for the day, focusing particularly on operating zippers, buckles, buttons and
shoelaces. Getting Ready teaches children self-reliance, as well as
communication and motor skills, modeling, generalization, reading, <
Special Kids: A Day at School
Teaches: Social, Communications, Motor & Play Skills plus
speech, labeling, writing, reading, sequencing, modeling,
generalization, and association to objects, actions and concepts. What's a typical day at school like? There's a lot to do and it's a lot of
fun! Children learn the alphabet, numbers, spelling, reading and writing plus singing a song, watch kids color pictures and play at recess. This program also teaches children how to behave from getting on the bus, to
Special Kids: Body and Grooming
This helpful and illuminating title from the Special Kids series,
specially designed to aid in the mental development of children with
autism or other learning disorders, teaches children the importance of
good grooming and hygiene. From how to wash hands, brush hair and teeth and trim nails, Body & Grooming teaches children self-reliance in caring for their bodies, as well as communication and motor skills,
sequencing and modeling and association to objects and a