Building Comprhension Workshop 3
Comprehending text is one of the main goals of reading. In this session,
literacy expert Nell Duke discusses what good readers do and strategies
teachers can use to help students build comprehension skills. Classroom
footage provides examples of comprehension strategies.
The Divided Brain
This module begins with graphic representations of the cerebral hemispheres’ specialized functions. It continues with a description of the brain’s asymmetry, showing diagrams of how the two halves communicate. The extreme case of a patient who has undergone split-brain surgery for treatment of epilepsy illustrates the role of hemispheric organization in sensory perce
Erien, Year Two—Grade 7 Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Nancy—Grade 8 Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Audrey, Year Two—Grade 7
Audrey, in her second year of teaching science, is helping her seventh-grade students develop critical thinking skills.
Rock and Roll - A Brief History
This is an historical snapshot of rock and roll music a new style of music that became popular in 1951. The video explains how money influenced music and tells of its cross-racial appeal. Explores briefly the career of Elvis Presley. Video uses still images. (2:39)
Language Montessori Methods
Language is one of the most important skills that a child should master. A Montessori teachers shows how Montessori teaches language skills and shows what the language arts centers looks like in the classroom..
Montessori Language Card Activity
Spark your child's imagination and improve their story telling
skills with language cards. Learn how to use language cards in this free
educational video about language Montessori methods.
How to Improve at Tennis
How to Improve at Tennis. Part of the series: Tennis Lessons. A great way to improve your tennis game is to simply play more tennis, find a tennis partner for motivation, and join a local tennis organization. Consider taking lessons to hone your skills. (1:04)
Tips On How to Write Introduction Story
Learn tips on how to write the introduction to a story by discussing the story itself or discussing your career and what led to the story being written. Consider why you are writing a story introduction with tips from a writer and playwright.
How to Write a Short Story
Learn how to write a short story, pick three or four characters, narrow the scope of the plot and create a solid conclusion that contains a moral. An english professor show you how in this video.
Technology in Early Childhood Education
“ As with any learning tool, technology should be used alongside a variety of learning experiences.”
Adults consistently model for children the use of technology in everyday life.
Technology needs to be introduced to children before they can be expected to use it independently.
Instructional strategies coupled with technology can creative powerful learning experiences.
The use of technology helps children practice skills and better unde
Look At Things Differently
This video reinforces one of the most important skills we can teach our young geniuses - Looking at Things Differently.
This song was written and performed by the co-creator of the series Randy Rossilli, Jr.
The Adventures of Young Thomas Edison is a co-production of the Edison Innovation Foundation and Nightstand Creations, Inc.
It was created by George Q. Keegan and Randy Rossilli, Jr.
Teach Reading Effectively: Partner Reading
Using in-class partner reading with elementary students.
Partner reading allows students to demonstrate both their oral reading
skills and their comprehension and listening ability. The students shown are using the Early Interventions in Reading program from
SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading uses explicity,
systematic instruction and regular skill assessment to help assure
Teaching Reading Skills: Disciminating Vowel Sounds
Teaching vowel sound discrimination skills using the Early
Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early
Interventions in Reading uses scaffolded and explicit direct instruction
to provide young students with the reading skills needed for academic
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Re-Wiring the Brain
Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich lectures on the secrets of the brain's ability to actively re-wire itself. He discusses his research into ways to harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function. The ability of the brain to grow and change as we develop is a complex process that progresses in a predictable way.
Homeschooling : How to Teach Science in Homeschool
Teach science in homeschool by purchasing high school science
text, which includes labs, or by logging on to the Internet to purchase
science equipment and textbooks. Enroll at a local community college and develop important science skills with tips from a homeschool teacher in this video. English Captions. (1:47)
Hector Berlioz - Les Troyens - Ballet music
Hector Berlioz Opera: Les Troyens, grand opera in five acts, first performance 4 November 1863. Les Troyens (in English: The Trojans) is a French opera in five acts by Hector Berlioz. The libretto was written by Berlioz himself, based on Virgil's epic poem The Aeneid. Written between 1856 and 1858, Les Troyens was Berlioz's largest and most ambitious work, the summation of his entire artistic career, but he never saw the opera performed in its entirety during his lifetime. Under the title Les
Video Production: Project: That's a Wrap
That's a take! Video production is a great way to get involved in teams and to create something you will be proud of and can share with others while learning skills you never thought you had. You can save the files to email. You could burn a Cd or DVD of your movie. (2:48)