David Shannon Interview - (No, David!)
David Shannon says as a child he always read books and drew pictures to go along with them. When he does a book, he says it is like directing a movie, he makes everything in the pictures reinforce the story in some way, such as color, mood, and tone of the story. The story "No, David!" was a story he wrote when he was younger, his mom had kept the book. He tried to change it by putting in more words, but it didn't work. The book reflects the many ways adults say no. Author's head talking. (6:5
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
Writing and Revising
This part of the series fiscusses the process of revising text. It
presents the nonfiction work, Diary of Anne Frank, and a follow-up
activity that reviews revision techniques.
Learn English Through Song- Lesson 29- Use Of Would Rather
Learn English Through Song "El Condor Pasa" by Simon and Garfunkel. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this musical slide show with images the the lyrics are shown for El Condor Pasa along with text explanation for stating preference with "would rather" based on the lyrics from the song. More songs at learn-to-speak-english-esl.com.
Learn English Through Song -Lesson 33- Context Clues
Learn English through the song, "Fernando" by Abba. Learn
English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL)
students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary, pronunciation,
listening and grammar. In this musical slide show with images the
lyrics are shown for "Fernando" along with context clues based on the lyrics from the song. More songs at learn-to-speak-english-esl.com. Good quality video that would be appropriate for all students.
Nori Diesel - Modern Dance Improvisation 1
Nori Diesel Potts's modern dance improvisation at Ballet School of Chapel Hill. (1:21)
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.
Different Genres of Plays
Different Genres of Plays. Part of the series: How to Produce a Play. Learn the different genres of plays including the difference between classical and modern theater with expert playwriting advice in this play production and theater video clip. (02:43)
Analyze Your Audience - Part 1
The First A in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Analyze the Assignment" and "Analyze your Audience." When you understand the psychology of the essay marker, your audience, you will have a new appreciation of what their job is and how that impacts your task of writing that paper. Bryan Rempel holds a Masters Degree in Education and is a Master Teacher for Dr. J.B. Webster's Blended Structure and Style program of teaching writing, as well as an Accomplished Instructor for the Institute for Excellen
Early American Literature (1700 - 1800) and Famous Americans
A brief look at the Colonial Period (also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism) in this non-narrated seven minute video. It is essentially an encyclopedia of famous people, events, and movements during this time period. Some of the topics in the video include: the Triangular Trade, Kepler, Galileo, deism, dawn of liberalism, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and Phyllis Wheatly. This video is not limited to literature. (07:40)
[Learn French] [Conjugaison] Comprendre
This video (15:17) gives several conjugations of the word: comprendre (to understand). After the native speaker says each phrase one time, he says "Repetez", allowing the viewer to repeat the phrase. Good for beginning French language-learners or for review.
World At War: Alone (4th) 6 of 6
The third episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
This segment centers around May 10, 1944 which was a turning point for the war in Britain as it was a diversion for the invasion
Constructing Parallel Lines
Constructing parallel lines with a compass and straightedge uses the converse of the parallel lines theorem. This video explains how creating congruent corresponding angles (or congruent AIA or AEA) guarantees parallel lines. The first step in constructing parallel lines is to draw a transversal through the given point to intersect the given line. Last, duplicate an angle created by the transversal and the given line. (1:08)
Numbers Written in Words
Lesson on numbers written with words. Larry explains how to write out less common numbers in words and how to say the number properly. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
The Art of Francis Bacon - Part 3/6
Francis Bacon is widely held to be the greatest living painter in the world. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. Bacon lived from 1909-1992. He was an Irish painter who lived mostly in London. In 1960 he painted portrait heads of his friends because he wanted to defeat death by leaving images.
Google Scholar Can be a Starting Point for Research
A colleague once said that students can't use Google for research, because they don't know how to search properly. She was primarily concerned that inexperienced researchers do not know how to identify legitimate online resources. Google Scholar solves this problem by providing books, articles and even legal documents on virtually any subject. (There is no sound.) (01:53)
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Patty Cake". (:26)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Identifying Animals Flashcards
The aim of this video is to help to improve English vocabulary. Pictures of a variety of animals is shown on the screen with an "a" in the upper left hand corner. The commentator speaks the name of the animal with the "a" (a koala, a seal, a giraffe). This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for beginning readers. (1:52)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Halloween Vocabulary
This video introduces Halloween vocabulary word by showing the picture and speaking the name of the picture. This is a great resource for our ELL students and our beginning readers. (1:53)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Body Parts Vocabulary
This video helps to improve English vocabulary. A picture of a body part is shown as it is pronounced. This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for our youngest students. (2:17)