Italians in the world - part 4
(1924-1932)This episode discusses Zefferino Poli who is an emigrant who accepted the dollar religion, he grasped at once the American system. He was a frugal man and soon owns many theaters. Video also discusses other emigrants who influenced the Italians that were living in the United States. Despite the racism and economic difficulties the Italian passion for politics reemerges in the emigrant
An explanation of the whole-language classroom. A whole language classroom is a classroom where children are taught individual skills in a meaningful context. In a whole language classroom, learning is child centered, learning is a social act, the process is more important than the product and much more.
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.
The Growth of Capitalism and the Rise of Nation States
The spread of capitalism and the social and economic chaos that accompanied the decline of feudalism helped transform medieval Europe into unified nation-states, whose people typically shared common histories, cultures, and languages. As the populace became more organized and less dependent upon feudal ties, the growing urban middle class sought civil and financial order and stability.
To assure the safety of their families and livelihoods, citizens paid taxes in exchange for the services
White Deer Evolution - CBS News
The closest things to Unicorns, a herd of white deer, were spotted in Seneca Co., New York, on land belonging to the U.S. Army. This deer herd came from a pair with a recessive trait. Video also discusses the economic impact of preserving habitats. News clip. Grades 5-12. 2:38 min.
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
Rebuilding Urban America
Charles Wilson, head of General Motors and later Eisenhower's first secretary of defense, proclaimed "what was good for the country, was good for General Motors, and vice versa." The statement effectively represented the central theme of the booming 1950s economy. Eisenhower's administration looked to rebuild urban America with an agenda of economic development.
Rebuilding Urban America - Post WWII
This video is accompanied by text. "Charles Wilson, head of General Motors and later Eisenhower's first secretary of defense, proclaimed "what was good for the country, was good for General Motors, and vice versa." The statement effectively represented the central theme of the booming 1950s economy. Eisenhower's administration looked to rebuild urban America with an agenda of economic development.
In 1954, Congress modified the public housing program to focus on urban renewal. City leaders
The Indian Removal Act
Video accompanied by text. "In the face of mounting opposition to federal protection for autonomous Indian nations in Georgia and other states—opposition that threatened to become violent—President Jackson decided to move the Indians to lands west of the Mississippi River. He felt this offered the best hope to preserve peace and protect the Indians from being scattered and destroyed. Opening new land to white settlement would also increase economic progress. Jackson insisted that the
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.
After World War II - A Struggle Makes You Strong (Texas)
New opportunities and economic expansion in Texas after World War II drew people from across the country. This video gives a musical explanation of how people made decisions to come to Texas after WWII.
Wilson’s Fourteen Points
Seeking to rally Americans to the war effort in 1917, President Woodrow Wilson promised a “war to end all wars,” and pledged to “make the world safe for democracy.” Making the world safe for democracy seemed a noble and just pursuit to Americans who watched as Europeans and Russians struggled with increasingly limited freedoms and leaders who acted out of vengeance, creating economic turmoil.
President Wilson believed that the United States should serve as a moral compass to the r
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.