Beginner S6 #10 - Skip These Sounds for More Natural Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re just learning the Japanese language, so you’re practicing saying every Japanese syllable. Of course, now that you’re getting a little more advanced, you want to learn how to speak more than just perfect Japanese: you want to be able to speak colloquially with people too. You noticed your friends saying [...]
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #9 - Double Up on Language with Innovative Language Learning!
Learning grammar is never easy. Sometimes, it’s even hardest when it’s your own native language! Particles, present progressive, noun modifiers…it’s hard to keep them all straight! But what if we told you that learning a 2nd language could be much easier than just learning one? Sounds crazy, right? Well, it’s not! Listen to today’s Cheat Sheet [...]
WordWorld:V is for Vacation
WordWorld:V is for Vacation. This is an excerpt from the popular PBS kids show Word World. In this video, the word world animals create "v" words and turn the words into actual things. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. It helps with learning to blend words and builds phonic skills. (10:56)
Left Strategies to Exit the Crisis
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-The Best Counting Video Ever-Part 1 of 3
In part one of this classic Richard Scarry video students will learn to count. Lily the Rabbit spends her day finding objects to count. In part one she finds 1 bunny, 2 hands, 2 feet, 2 long ears, 3 friends on 3 tricycles, 4 cows, 5 frogs, 6 scarecrows and 6 hats, 7 mice in airplanes, and 8 watermelons. Content is appropriate for young learners. This is part 1 of 3. (7:47)
Saving for Retirment: Teachers Too
This four minute video features Suzie Orman explains the best ways to invest your money for retirement. The video has a variety of tidbits on various savings plans. This is best used as a guide to help you start researching ways to prepare for retirement. Here is a site with information on teachers and retirement. http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/retirement-guide.html
Research Help-Attach Notes to Any File or Website in Windows
Want to remind yourself of that super important task each time you open a certain website? Veronica explores GumNotes, which can attach a reminder to any file or website. (01:36)
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
This professionally-made video from Ignite Learning uses computer animation and simple terms to explain what causes the Earth's seasons. Video discribes the Earth's axis and the tilt of the Earth. This is a great teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and/or weather. It would also be a wonderful companion resource for the Common Core Curriculum Language Arts Unit-Grade 2, Unit 1. Content is appropriate for elementary and middle school students. (02:17)
Turning Points in History - Hammurabi's Code of Laws
A uniform set of laws becomes necessary with the rise of cities in order to keep order and this 3:32 minute video explains how law came from the Hammurabi in what is now Iraq. A good history that helps students understand how law came to be and why it is needed.
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.
Tools & Supplies: How to Make a Puppet
A three minute video, part of a series, about how to make puppets. The video goes into some detail and provides good examples. The entire series is located on the same opening page as this video.
Learning Quotation Marks
Learning to use quotation marks is a mystery to many children. Using visual strategies to SHOW them what they mean quickly clears the confusion. (06:42)
Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Song
Students will enjoy learning and singing about volcanoes with this cute, fun song. The words to the song are shown on the screen as they are sung. There are good pictures and descriptions. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and or climate. This would also be a good companion resource for the the Common Core Curriculum Unit, Grade 1, Language Arts-Unit 4. (1:57)
Soccer Beat the Man Move - Step Over Turn
This selection contains a video of a soccer coach teaching a player the beat the man move which helps players get past close-guarding opponents during play on the soccer field. ( 2:18)
Photosynthesis by StudyJams
Plants create food through a process called photosynthesis. For photosynthesis to take place, plants need sunlight, water, carbon dioxide, and chlorophyll. Learn more about photosynthesis with this cartoon animated video from StudyJams. A short quiz and song are also provided on this link.
Industrial Revelations: British Industry Canals
The London canals were used for carrying goods in Britain during the
Industrial Revolution. The 2:43 videos explores how the revolution of hydraulics and lifts on the major canal. The end of the useful canal system was caused by the construction of roads in England.
How to Make a Chocolate Fudge Cake
This six minute how to British video is about how to make a chocolate fudge cake. This could be one in class, but the project is a bit complicated for most students and the amount of ingredients is sometimes left out. Probably best used at home.
Statistician for The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World
Fred Hazelton, Statistician for the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World discusses his work with the guide and with touringplans.com on an Ottawa TV Morning Show. While he doesn’t discuss his specific methods, he does discuss the fact that he needs to use statistics because there are an infinite number of choices for your path through the park. It is a great example of real-life application for statistics. (04:20)
The Hidden Beauty of Pollination
Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee. Speaker Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that celebrate life -- revealing connections, universal rhythms, patterns a
Civil War's Greatest Myth (2:41)
The causes of the Civil War are debated. The myth is that the South was fighting for a noble cause, but this not one that is justified in this video. Slavery is said to be the overlying cause, not tariffs, not states' rights, but the benefits the South had in using slaves to make their economy grow.