The Senses: Touching - by StudyJams
Nerve cells throughout your body respond to external stimuli by sending nerve impulses to your brain. Your skin's nerve cells respond to the things you touch, allowing you to feel them. Learn more about your sense of touch with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music and information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Pele Biography - In this video, we learn about the life of the Brazilian soccer player, Pele. (04:12)
How To Strike the Soccer Ball With the Laces
Coach Vance Carlisle demonstrates an effective drill for learning how to strike the soccer ball with the laces on top of your foot so you can shoot on goal with more power and drive during play on the soccer field. ( 1:55)
How to Perform Cardio Walking Workout
This three minute video shows how to dolow-impact routines that can be used in the classroom, gym, or outside. It does not require any equipment and the students could follow the video easily. They might even be encouraged to create their own walking fitness routine.
Teacher Moderation Read Aloud
In this video, teachers will learn effective strategies for using read-alouds in the classroom. During a read-aloud the teacher demonstrates proficient reading and a love of reading. Text to text connections, modeling appropriate annotation, comprehension strategies, language and word study, introducing text, focusing for listening, modeling behavior of proficient readers, talking to clarify thinking, establishing relevance, and read aloud debriefing are all discussed. This is a good resource to
How To Steam Vegetables
This video lists supplies needed and gives step-by-step directions/tips for steaming delicious vegetables. ( 1:26)
Let's Talk Parenting Taboos
Babble.com publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose 4 facts that parents never, ever admit -- and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and nonparents alike. (17:09)
How Many Kisses Do You Want Tonight? Read-Aloud Online Picture Book
How Many Kisses Do You Want Tonight? by Varsha Bajaj---From bear to butterfly to snake, 10 animal parents--some moms, some dads--ask their little ones the title question: "'How many kisses do you want, young fellow?' Mommy Duck asks, fluffing Little Duck yellow." "'I want TWO,' he says with a quack. 'One on my beak and one on my back.'" Each response is well matched to the creature; Little Spider, for example, wants eight kisses, one for each leg. The game continues until a human Daddy poses the
Race to Nowhere: Strees and Students Film
Is the amount of daily stress that students deal with becoming too much to handle? This three minute video explains a bit about the demands put on students by standardized testing. Some hints at how to improve the situation are offered. The video is a promotion of Race to Nowhere.
Protecting the Brain from Concussions
In a lively talk from TEDxDU, neuropsychologist Kim Gorgens makes the case for better protecting our brains against the risk of concussion -- with a compelling pitch for putting helmets on kids. (09:22)
China: The Great Wall
This 2:30 minute video explains how the Wall was built and where and why. The video adds enough detail to make it interesting to students, but a map of its location would help. The building of a replica of part of the wall would be a good project for students as well gathering more information on its length.
History of Rosh Hashanah (2:47)
In Hebrew Rosh Hashanah means head of the year and is the first of 10 Jewish high holy days that end with Yom Kippur. This video exlains why it last two days and what is done on each day. An excellent overview.
This five minute video does not have narration and replies on images and graphics to tell the story of this powerful wife of John Adams. There is little context given for the letters and nothing about the impact of them at the time they were written. At best, just an overview of Mrs. Adams and what she was trying to do and to provide interest for others to follow her trail. Slow loading. Music may be muted without losing any of the message.
Prof. Omer Bartov: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism
Professor Omer Bartov - John P. Birkelund, Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and German Studies, Brown University, USA: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/educati
Professor David Bankier: Dialectics of Holocaust Uniqueness and its Negation
Professor David Bankier, Director, International Research Institute, Yad Vashem: Dialectics of Holocaust Uniqueness and its Negation The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Samuel Bak: The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak
Samuel Bak - Artist, USA : Icons of Loss- The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Simcha Applebaum
Simcha Applebaum was born in 1927 in the village of Malcz, Pruzhany (today in Belarussia), to a traditional Jewish family. In November 1941, Simcha and his parents, Yaakov and Rachel, and sister, Ella (Elka), were deported to Bereza Kartuska. After the murder of local Jews, they fled to the Pruzhany ghetto. In May 1942, Simcha joined the Jewish partisans and Soviet soldiers in the nearby forests. In November he returned to the ghetto with a group of friends to get some clothing and food. The G
Nobel Banquet speech, Andre Geim, 2010
In his speech at the Nobel Banquet, Andre Geim, 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics, comments on the current state of science and he includes his unique sense of humour. Read more about his discovery of graphene: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2010/
No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages
Corporate earnings have surged and stocks have soared, but the housing market is still weak. Interest rates remain low, but are rising. Many countries' economies are perking up, but a jump in commodities prices is producing inflation. Governments in the United States and Europe are wrestling with huge budget deficits and debt problems. For insight, Knowledge@Wharton talks to Wharton professors Jeremy Siegel, Franklin Allen and Susan Wachter.Author(s):
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