ACT Math Tutoring
A standardized test prep instructor explains what an ACT math tutor will teach. He explains that a math math tutor will focus on the 50 concepts that the test covers, which eliminates a lot of superfluous mathematics material. Using an ACT math tutor will help to hone down specific math and test taking skills.
Teaching The Silent E Rule Word Work
In Responsive Reading Instruction, a reading intervention
published by Sopris West, teachers use a variety of strategies to
develop students' understanding and skills in phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, letter-sound correspondence, sight word
recognition, decoding, and spelling. Watch this clip for a sample of
"Teaching The Silent E Rule", one of the activities in Responsive
Reading Instruction. For more information on Responsive Reading
Bad Treatments for Dyslexia
Bad Treatments for Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Bad treatments for dyslexia do not directly address the skills that are impaired by dyslexia, and therefore become less effective. Avoid ineffective dyslexia treatments with tips from a recognized expert. (1:23)
Computer Basics : What Is Print Contrast?
Print contrast refers to the difference between dark tones and light tones on a printed document, which can be adjusted from the computer or the printer. Change the printer contrast by adjusting the color options in the advanced print settings with instructions from a certified computer technician in this video on computer printers. (1:44)
Sign Language Made Easy
The award winning, American Sign Language Made Easy Series is the most complete series on signing ever produced. This 40-volume, educational video and DVD series teaches conversational sign language, in a fun and easy manner and is ideal for students, teachers and parents. The focus of this series is to teach students basic to advanced communication skills, vocabulary, finger spelling, the alphabet and grammar principles to be able to start signing and communicating easily and quickly.
Parents and Preschoolers Reading Together
In this professionally-produced video, learn why reading with pre-schoolers does more than get kids interested in reading. Parents and pre-schoolers need to read together because it helps their pre-schoolers' language and comprehension skills, among other things.
Symbol Imagery Assessment
This short video shows a teacher administering a symbol imagery assessment to a seven-year-old student. The video connects the results of the student's assessment to his decoding skills. As his recognition of letters grows stronger, that will in turn help with his decoding of words. When decoding becomes more automatic, it will help the student's reading comprehension.
This children's educational video teaches kids basic addition
skills. The concept is presented simply with numbers and picture
representations of numbers 0 though 10. Lesson page:
Easy Division Shortcuts
Learn to improve your math skills using mental math tricks. See how to divide numbers by 5, 50, and 500 quickly and easily. Teacher demonstrates the shortcut on an interactive white board. (2:36)
How to Calculate the Slope of a Line
Calculating the slope of a line will result in either a positive number, a negative number, zero or an undefined value, and the slope is always represented with the letter M. The instructor uses a document camera to model how to find the slope of a line using the formula for slope.
Calculating the Perimeter of a Circle
Calculating the perimeter of a circle, which is known as the circumference, can be done by multiplying the number pi by two times the radius. The instructor uses a document camera to model this concept.
Basic Calculations in Mathematics : Calculating the Perimeter of a Circle
The perimeter of a circle is calculated by measuring the radius and multiplying it by 2 pi. Calculate the perimeter of a circle with a professional math tutor in this video on math skills. There are English captions at the bottom.
Expert: Fernando Millan
Bio: Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University and University of Florida, am
Second Grade | Story Elements | Reading Comprehension
This is a short story about a young girl with a disability. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:16) Great for improving listening skills. There are comprehension questions at the end of the story.
An explanation of the whole-language classroom. A whole language classroom is a classroom where children are taught individual skills in a meaningful context. In a whole language classroom, learning is child centered, learning is a social act, the process is more important than the product and much more.
ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read. The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills. It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
How to Play the Arithmetic Game
Learn how to play and teach this great game for practicing arithmetic with an expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip. This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills. A fun game that is easily learned and played.
Measuring length is a straightforward process, but the individual doing the measuring must be able to use different units of length. Discover how to relate inches to other length units. The instructor uses a document camera to demonstrate and model using a ruler.
Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods. 2:38 min.
Video shows how warm fronts are shown on weather maps and what warm fronts are. The video also includes the cloud types that are seen before a warm front occurs, the temperature changes, the wind changes, and the air pressure changes. Video gives all basic information needed to understand warm fronts. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary age students, especially for students who are studying weather in science.