How Reading and Writing Begin
Tips to help your child develop writing skills.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
Types of Resume Formats
This video tutorial describes the most common types of resumes commonly used in the public and private employment sectors. While it is geared towards military career transitions, it applies to anyone looking to make a job change. Grades 9-12. (12:18)
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions. Part of the series: Youth Soccer Drills and Skills. Defenders (also called backs or full backs) are the last line of defense before the goalie. This short video gives a brief overview of the position, but lacks insights. More a talking head video. 0:57 run time.
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Math Mansion 5: Fractions
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Fractions are taught by converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
Bill Robinson lost both parents when he was a young boy, and by the time he was six Robinson was dancing on neighborhood street corners. All his life he carried the nickname “Bojangles,” but he could never be quite sure why. One story was that some of his friends had stolen a hat from a Broad Street haberdasher named Boujasson. He inherited the hat, along with the name youthfully mispronounced “Bojangles.” Robinson dropped out of school to pursue a career in dancing, and at seventeen, he
Communicate in the retail workplace
This unit of competency provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues in the retail workplace.
Identify and Prepare Event Operational Requirements
This task is concerned with the skills needed to prepare event operational requirements.
Camouflaging and Defense Skills
In this video, you will see many amazing camouflaging and defensive skills of a variety of sea creatures. Through these adaptations these fish are able to escape or avoid their predators. A great video that is narrated well.
Force with Vectors
Another example of using our trigonometry skills to break up a force vector into its x (horizontal) and y (vertical) components. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
Bug Buzz interview
This is an animated story showing a grasshopper who is interviewed because of his skills. He talks about his family in a TV show for bugs. You can read the story on the screen too.
Story Time | Literary Elements | Second Grade-The Crow and the Pitcher
Reading Comprehension Story: Adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:39) Great for improving listening skills.
"The Weary Blues" Poem by Langston Hughes
This is a video in black-and-white that includes footage of Cab Calloway playing saxophone jazz at Roseland, and a dancing man, while Langston Hughes' poem "The Weary Blues" is recited like a languid croon. Blues music accompanies the recitation. Street scenes shown the streets of New York City, The Savoy, The Plantation, a dancing woman's shadow, a singing man, Bop City, No text is included. The picture quality is vintage; sound quality is exceptional. This poem won first prize in the poe
Paintings of Rene Magritte
A selection of Rene Magritte's surrealistic paintings. He was a bBelgin artist T that started his career painting in an impressionistic style. The images are set to some very surrealistic music as well which adds to the feel of the paintings.
Meet Ezra Jack Keats: A True New Yorker
A biography of Ezra Jack (Jacob) Keats includes photos, jazz music, watercolors, collage. Female narrator talks about his life, his boyhood, the death of his father. He took classes at night and worked during the day, then joined the army. Discusses the beginning of his writing career for children. It touches on the controversy of his drawing and writing about African American children. Why are his books so loved by so many? He really understands New York City. Photos of him with
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? - Part 3
Part 3 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Kyle Johnson – University of Colorado. Talks about meteor entry into the atmosphere (large flaming balls and little pieces of sand) leaving a trail visible on radar. They use the meteor trails to model affects on the lower atmosphere. Our daily lives depend on the Sun so it’s important in understanding the nature of that energy balance; it’s not a direct connection, but its all connected. He had al
The owners of this family dairy combine farming and culinary skills to create memorable artisan cheeses. This video could also possibly be used during a lesson on the real-life application of pasteurization. Run time 07:51.
Test your French skills - La Nourriture (Food), Part 2
Test your French skills. Look at the Part 1 of this series, then come watch this video and see if you can remember the French vocabulary. There is no sound...just the images and a countdown to test your recall.