Public Library Resources
An up-to-date overview of what the public library has to offer -Â learning opportunities and resourcesÂ  (1:45)
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Early Spelling
Invented spelling is one of the stages of learning to write.
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Watch &bLearn: Letters and Sounds
A video clip that shows aÂ kindergarten grade bilingual class learning new vocabulary. (5:17)
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Tell Time to the Hour
Students learn about telling time to the hour by learning the hands on the clock.Â  The long hand tells the minute and the short hand tells the hour. Â User clicks through the slides.

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Introduction to Decimals Part II
This video reviews how to say and write decimals when given a fraction. Additional examples are done. Then the video moves on to fractions that do not have a denominator that is not a 10, 100, 1000, etc. They show how to divide a fraction, thus converting to a decimal. Another example is done. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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George W. Bush
As the 2000 presidential election approached, two-term vice president Al Gore won the Democratic nomination and chose Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman as his running mate. During the race, Gore struggled with the awkward situation of campaigning on the economic prosperity of the Clinton administration, while distancing himself from the Clinton scandals.
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Handwriting Lesson: Letter Size and Placement
Children have fun learning size and placement of tall, small, and descending letters with the letter sizes and places activity.
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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Bianca is driving to visit her friend. Her driving instructions say that she has to drive 3.2 miles and then make a turn. She checks her car odometer and calculates the distance she must drive by adding the 3.2 miles to the odometer reading. Unfortunately, she makes a calculation error and ends up driving too far. The video demonstratesÂ why learning to add decimals correctly is important. Run time 01:23.
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Fraction to Decimal Lecture
Students learn to convert fractions to decimals. For example, to convert the fraction 7/10 to a decimal, first read the fraction as "7 tenths". Next, since the tenths place is one place to the right of the decimal point, 7 tenths can be written as the decimal 0.7. To convert 11/20 to a decimal, first find a fraction that is equivalent to 11/20 that has a denominator of 100, so multiply both the numerator and denominator by 5, to get 55/100. Next, read the fraction as "55 hundredths", which can b
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Division with Fractions
This video indicates it is for pre-algebra, however this video would be good for anyone who is reviewing or learning division of fractions. In the video division of fractions starts with dividing a whole number by a fraction. The instructer uses a number line to show this concept, then does the problem, when doing the problem he uses the reciprocal and then multiplies. He does a few examples using both of these methods. Then they move on to the problem, change division to multiplication, cross c
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Converting Improper Fraction to Mixed Number
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate how to change an improper fraction to a mixed number. This video shows the student step by step how to convert, this is a great beginning video for students. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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Multiplying Two Digit Numbers
Students learn how to multiply two two-digit numbers by
first learning how to multiply a two-digit number by a tens number and
comparing it to multiplying a two-digit number by a one-digit number.

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Distance Formula (not_upside_down) - Yay Math
The upright version of the Yay Math Distance Formula video. Formula for calculating the distance between two points on a co-ordinate plane -- from a different perspective. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4061431760087851937&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
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Finding the Distance Between Two Points
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the distance between two points on the coordinate plane. Â One example is modeled using the distance formula.
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Metric Prefixes
In this video the vocabulary,prefixes, of the metric system are discussed. The prefix's meaning is discussed and applied to different numbers. The equivalents are written as fractions, decimals, and scientific notation. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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Francis Bacon "Of Studies - Purpose & manner" Recitation animation
Here is a virtual movie of the great Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) philosopher and statesman and a pioneer of modern scientific thought reciting his essay on his thoughts on the true value of reading "Of Studies - Purpose & manner".Â  Bacon was a radical on the subjects of learning and education. Knowledge in his time was considered to be a static, timeless thing worked out in the isolated contemplation of classic texts (especially those of
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Lesson Four.Â  Expert Village video.Â  This lesson is taught by Hope Wells.Â  How to teach children to read notes on music, teaches them to look at the notes and see if the notes are going up (getting higher) or going down (getting lower).Â  Includes tips for making it fun. Â Video shows how to teach children to use all the fingers on the keys.Â  Good quality video.Â  Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the
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How to Teach Piano to Kids: How to Teach a Child to Play Do Re Mi on the Piano
Expert Village video.Â  This lesson is taught by Hope Wells.Â  Video teaches children to play three notes, which are the Do Re Mi notes.Â  Placement of fingers is shown on the keys of the piano.Â  Good quality video.Â  Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
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Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video.  This is the third lesson.  This lesson is taught by Hope Wells.  How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun.   Good quality video.  Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
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Place Value & Digits
Learn Math Digits and Place Value with this fun animated math video.Â This video is a help to those learning math who want to learn about digits and place value.
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