Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood. His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (8:49)
Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercializat
ABC with Scoopy - English Alphabet - Part 2 (E-H)
ABC with Scoopy - English Alphabet - Part 2 (E-H) Hi kids! Come join Scoopy as he goes shopping in magical stores! But more than shopping, Scoopy wants to teach your children the alphabet! (5:53)
The Student's Guide To Online Colleges
Journalist Rieke Havertz on Gun Violence in Chicago
Learn more: Rieke Havertz has been reporting from Chicago for her Pulitzer Center sponsored project--reporting on the sales of local gun shops, the strict gun laws and the neighborhoods that suffer most from violence and more. Video produced by Carlos Javier Ortiz. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Gun Violence in Chicago: A Global Problem"
Try As You May, You Just Can't Get Away From Mathematics!
This is a very simple video that can be used as an attention getter in math class. It's a basic song that tells all the different ways we use mathematics in life. Students always want to know why they should learn about fractions etc... Lyrics are printed on a blue screen. Run time 01:42.
Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
SAT Prep: Test 2, Section 3, Part 5
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
Alexander Graham Bell Biography, Part III
This is an animated biography of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 01:46
The film industry is moving from a Hollywood dominated culture to a peer-to-peer environment as more emerging countries structure global partnerships. Parminder Vir OBE, Executive Producer and Media Consultant, believes this shift requires a re-think, especially by the West, of market entry strategies which take into account different cultures and different rhythms.
Polycopié d'un cours numérisé de l'INSA de Lyon sur les machines asynchrones. Sommaire : Action d'un champ tournant sur un circuit fermé, Constitution d'une machine asynchrone, Glissement, Couple électromagnétique, Cheminement de l'énergie, Diagramme des champs, Schéma équivalent, Diagramme du cercle, Caractéristiques de fonctionnement, Démarrage des moteurs à induction, Réglage de la vitesse, Fonctionnements particuliers, Moteur asynchrone synchronisé, Convertisseur de fréquence.
Letter, Number, Color Recognition Activity Example
A great activity for building letter ... number ... and color recognition skills. Gives detailed description and instructions on making this activity. Run time 03:50.
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
The Five Senses
This student-made, informational video aids children in learning the five senses and locating the body parts associated with the senses. Run time 02:51.
Convivio : poesía medieval y cancioneros
'Convivio' is an international research group created in 2003 for the study of European medieval lyrical poetry and songbooks. Their homepage is part of the Spanish virtual library Miguel de Cervantes, and it offers the full-text of several works already digitalised there including Catalan; Castilian; and Provençal songbooks and poetry anthologies. Vicenç Beltran, a member of the research group, has made available a bibliography of medieval lyrical poetry and songs in several languages. The si
Five Fat Peas Fingerplay
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Five Fat Peas".
March on Washington
This video is accompanied by text. "While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the Whi
Introduction to Judaism Conference
This is from a conference in Canada in 2008. It is a philosophical discussion of the question, "What is Judaism?" as well as "Who is a Jew?" It addresses some of the history of Judaism, and some of its central questions. Only recorded in the left audio channel. (8:13)
Torch Ceremony May 3, 2012
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Florence Nightingale Biography, Part IV
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a 'pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).