Lesson 3b - Prepositions - English Grammar
This is part 2 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate. Words and sentences are on the screen. (Upper elementary or ESL student)
George Washington and the Continental Army
In 1775 the Continental Army was born. This video explains the group of farmers and shop keepers who grew into army that defeated the British under the leadership of George Washington.
Biography: John And Abagail Adams: Love And Liberty
John Adams was the driving force at the first pivotal meetings of the American Continental Congress in Philadelphia. His passion and eloquence convinced the Colonists to fight for their independence from the British, and a new nation was born.
Organising the Philadelphia Convention
This video is accompanied by text: "By 1786, it was clear that the Articles of Confederation presented an ineffectual government for the union. Under the Articles, the Continental Congress had no courts, no power to levy taxes, no power to regulate commerce, and no power to enforce its resolutions upon individuals or the 13 states. In the areas where Congress did have authority, the members had no way of enforcing their powers. Further complicating matters, the Congress did not have the respect
Backing Up and Restoring a Course in Moodle
This video shows what to do at the end of the semester to backup your course and import it into a new one. This tutorial covers the steps involved with creating, downloading and restoring a course backup. (11:13)
The Earth's Landforms
This is a powerpoint presentation by a teacher about the landforms of the Earth. Continental drift is a featured idea. (References to a textbook are made throughout but it doesn't hurt the quality of the video.) Google maps are included.
When the Portuguese brought Christianity to Goa in 1498, the Inquisition soon followed. The result was a blending of cultures and religion that gave the clandestine Hindu temples a decidedly Portuguese air.
Kochi is the commercial hub of Kerala. Ruled by Indian princes since
1102 BC, it became an important spice trading center on the Arabian Sea in the 14th century. By 1503, however, Portuguese traders took control and it became the first European colonial settlement in India — and was later claimed by the Dutch, Mysore, and the English. When India gained independence from Britain in 1947, Kochi was the first princely state to voluntarily join the newly formed nation.
Age of Exploration: Voyages of Columbus
While Portuguese explorers were sailing east to find
Asia, Christopher Columbus set out for Asia by heading west. This video shows good images and explains why Columbus was sponsored by the Spanish monarchy. This is the first in a series of three that all need to be shown to get a more complete picture of what Columbus accomplished.
Inside Writing Communities Grades 3-5
This video workshop for elementary school teachers uses classroom
footage to demonstrate how a writing workshop approach motivates
intermediate students and helps them become proficient and independent writers. Ten teachers from across the country model teaching strategies and share reflections on their practice. Six nationally known experts in writing instruction comment on teaching and using the writing workshop approach with upper elementary students. The package includes eight
In this video children can try to recognize the flags of the 50 countries in Europe. The flag of each country in Europe is shown first and then the names of the countries are given in 12 languages, which are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Swedish and Finnish.
Learn German - Lesson 15
Lesson 15 deals with the dative-e, a case ending that some of the singular nouns of the s-declension can sometimes have. This video is clearly recorded and begins with phrases in German which are then broken down.You will see all of the words and phrases in both English and German.Good for intermediate learners.
German Phrases and useful Expressions
Here you will find a german language course with useful german phrases and expressions. The expressions are spoken and written in German and then you will see the matching phrase or expression in English. Good for beginning and intermediate language learners.
Happy Birthday in German
Learn to Express Birthday Greetings in german by watching this video. You will hear the phrase in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning and intermediate language learners.
18 Ways to Say Thank You in German!
This video shows you l8 ways to say thank you in german. You will hear the phrase in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning and intermediate language learners.
Variables and Equations using Substitution
This introduction shows students how to substitute variables in equations. It is geared for intermediate grade levels 7-8. The video looks a substitutions examples on a white board. The whole video lesson is not presented in this clip. You have to go the link shown at the end of the clip to watch the entire lesson.
Multiplying Binomials Using the FOIL Method
We could all wish that we had an educator like this when we studied Algebra. The instructor, Ed Burger, uses humor to explain the FOIL method. This video is a preview from Thinkwell's Intermediate Algebra course.
Prepositions of Direction, Part 3 of
This is part 3 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate. (8:26)
How to Estimate the Size of the Sun
This video shows how to estimate the diameter of the sun including step by step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles.
The video also includes a brief introduction to the techniques used by the ancient Greeks to determine the size of the moon, distance to the moon and the distance to the sun. For junior and intermediate schools this video supports the mathematics and astronomy components of the curriculum.