Teaching Diverse Learners Workshop 7
In this session, literacy expert Dorothy Strickland discusses how
teachers can meet the diverse needs of readers and writers in their
classrooms. Classroom examples and teaching strategies address different aspects of diversity, including culture, language, background, ability, and learning approaches.
Elsa—Kindergarten Elsa, a kindergarten teacher, is implementing discovery-oriented activities to make science more active.
Elsa, a kindergarten teacher, is implementing discovery-oriented activities to make science more active.
Advanced Ratio Problems
More advanced ratio problems. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for older middle and high school students.
Basic Math Ratios
This video makes learning how to use ratios easy and fun. Shows how to make ratios using parts in conjunction with a whole.
Multiplying With Exponents
This short video shows some examples of how to multiply exponents. The instructor talks through each example. The audio is a little hard to hear and there is some background noise.
What is Matter? Properties and Classification of Matter Matter is one of the big ideas in science. Most areas in physical science can be discussed and explained in terms of matter or energy, and mat
Matter is one of the big ideas in science. Most areas in physical science can be discussed and explained in terms of matter or energy, and mat
Chemical Changes and Conservation of Matter
Where does the weight go when we “lose weight”? What happens when iron rusts? Why are exploding stars able to turn other elements into gold when the alchemists w
Heat and Temperature What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
One of Journey North's most popular migration--that of the monarch butterflies is featured in this program. Journey North
Workshop 1: Behind the Design
With Philip Sadler, Ed.D. Young children are natural designers and builders, but if their interest is not fostered, it may wane as they move through the grades. This workshop focuses on the use of simple design prototypes that children are asked to improve upon in order to meet a particular challenge. You will see these design challenges in action in middle sch
Biology of Sex and Gender
Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination.
Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
The Light Bulb Invention: Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison is known as one of history's greatest inventors. His success in creating a long-burning light bulb made a dramatic impact on the entire world. This two minute video goes through some of work that went into this invention. This is a rather simple version of the real story, but the teacher might want to stress its impact on the world.
Amy Tan TED talk "Creative Process"
Novelist Amy Tan digs deep into the creative process, looking for hints of how hers evolved.
Balancing History and Fiction in Historical Fiction
The video is about how does historical fiction help us understand what is happening in the world today? These interviews are for more mature students as there is a great deal of talking with very few examples students can use.
Math Lessons : How Doctors Use Math
Doctors use math to check ratios in things like cholesterol levels. Discover how doctors use math with tips from a mathematics teacher. Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University, and University of Florida, among others.
The Five-Paragraph Essay Format
This live action video outlines the basic organization of a standard five-paragraph essay. The teacher stands at the white board and lectures. It emphasizes the significance of a including a strong thesis statement in the essay’s introduction. Topics to be addressed are in the body of the essay. Finally, the importance of writing a memorable conclusion is stressed. (3:13)
What is the Purpose of an Essay? (A Brief Overview)
What is the Purpose of an Essay?. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the purpose of an essay in this BRIEF one-minute video on writing essays.
How to Set Up Shortcut Keys in Microsoft Word
Setting up shortcut keys in Microsoft Word makes word processing quicker and can make more professional documents easier to produce. Use shortcuts for word processing with an IT specialist.
How to Make a Line Graph in Microsoft Word
To make a line graph in Microsoft Word, select the "Graph" icon under the "Insert" tab, select a line graph and enter in the data to the spreadsheet that opens up on the right. Create a line graph using Microsoft Word with IT help from a software developer in this video on computers.
Dave Andrews is a software developer that holds a degree in computer science. Currently, he is employed by a government IT department.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown