A Virtual Tour of Martin Luther King's Birthplace
At this website there will be a map of the home. Click on a room of the house and a photograph will appear. Use your mouse to look around the room, or use the controls to zoom in and out. There is also some text that describes the rooms and provides a little background.
Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" speech
The full version of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech.
How to Use Tonking in Painting
'Tonking' creates interesting textures. Take a piece of newspaper, lay it against the canvas where you have thickly applied paint. Rub it into your canvas-make it as flat as possible. Slowly peal it off and it will leave interesting new lines. (1:50)
The Costa Rica paper wasps have to defend themselves from army ants and from waterlogged nests. This movie shows how these ants take care of themselves. This video could also be used with a lesson about animal defenses. Run time 01:47.
Duct Tape Crafts: Duct Tape School Folder and Notebook
This 3:40 long video slowly shows students how to use a variety of colored rolls of duct tape into usable school notebooks. This would be an expensive project and the tape does easily stick to practically anything, so this requires patience and good coordination.
How to Adjust and Change Line Spacing in Microsoft Word
To adjust and change line spacing in Microsoft Word, click on the desired text, select "Alignment and Spacing" from the formatting palette and find "Line Spacing" to choose single, one and a half or double spacing. Adjust the line spacing in a Word document with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (01:37) This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to full screen to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.<
The Blankies - Learning My ABCs
The Blankies song Learning My ABCs. This video is a cute video for children to learn their alphabet. With each letter the character has a picture of an item that starts with the letter. Upper case and lower case letters are both included. Run time 02:58.
I Like the Flowers Boomdiada Song
A colorful animation of the song "I Like the Flowers". Some names of flowers are given and there are funny animated claymation characters dancing and singing. (2:12)
Determine the Structure - Part 1
The First D in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Determine the Structure and Thesis Requirement" You must establish which essay Structure is appropriate for the assignment. This segment discusses the various types of essays that could be required by various faculties and teachers, and prepares you to follow models which will successfully carry your Thesis. (9:46)
*There is an ad for the Webster Academy that accompanies this video.
Multiplying Polynomials, Part 6
Part 6 of Multiplying Polynomials covers the special product of squaring a binomial. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen. (10:53)
This video presents kitchen vocabulary in English. The pronunciation matches the word.
Thinkwell American Government: Marbury v. Madison, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (09:06) This is a clip from a larger segment.
English Vocabulary Lessons-Body Parts Vocabulary
This video helps to improve English vocabulary. A picture of a body part is shown as it is pronounced. This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for our youngest students. (2:17)
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
How to Write an Introduction to Your Essay
Note: There is a couple of moments of silence as the instructor waits for you to read the paragraph. The instructor 'dissects' themfirst paragraph by color-coding, then explains the significance of each part of the paragraph.
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this clip. A writing instructor gives tips on how to write the introduction of an essay.
Nathaniel Ayers - With Robert Gupta and Steve Lopez
Move the clip forward, to approximately 1:34, to see Robert Gupta - the youngest member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - work with Nathaniel Ayers. In this scene, Nathaniel watches Robert and Joanne Pearce-Martin (principal keyboardist for the LA Phil) as they finish playing a duet. Immediately after its conclusion, Robert gives Nathaniel tips on violin-playing technique.
Steve Lopez, Nathaniel's friend and author of a book about him, narrates this video clip.
This video is about the human body, specifically the lungs. These major organs in the respiratory system play a vital roll in bringing oxygen to your body. Oxygen enables your body to burn its fuel, the nutrients in the food you eat. The video also addresses the different parts of your lungs. The video is in lecture form, with a model of the lungs to the right of the screen. (02:28)
The Berenstain Bears-The Talent Show-Part 1 of 2
These videos are a great teacher resource to help the beloved characters, The Berenstain Bears, come to life. In this video based on the book "The Talent Show" Brother Bear is asked by his teacher to find talent for the talent show. This is part one of two (5:10).
The Berenstain Bears-Visit Fun Park-Part 2 of 2
The beloved literary characters, The Berenstain Bears, set out on another adventure. In part 2 of "Visit Fun Park" Brother Bear and friend admit that they are not ready to ride the big roller coaster, The Thunderbolt. They agree that bragging is not the best choice. Papa Bear eats too much as usual and gets stuck on The Thunderbolt which makes him dizzy and sick. These videos are a great classroom resource to help book characters come to life (5:57).