The Declaration of Independence: Jefferson's Role
The 2nd Continental Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson to draft the Declaration of Independence. Good details about how Jefferson came up with some ideas for the Declaration using theme of an unjust King. Students need to have a copy of this document is go along with the video as well as a timeline of events that resulted in this work.
Declaration of Independence - Set to Music
Michael Greenspan and family have set the first few lines of the Declaration of Independence to music, making it fun and easy to learn a bit of this very important document. Run time 01:30.
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 2
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. Includes photos of the contestants receiving their prizes. (6:11)
How to Improve Your Math Skills
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nine years. Mr. Chang discusses how a learner can improve their math skills.
How to Pass the GED
Passing the GED test requires reviewing algebra, geometry and
other basic math skills, keeping up with current events and taking
several practice tests to plan out the timing. This video clip a GED tutor will help to prepare for the GED test and help to ensure a passing grade.
How to Study for a Math Test
To study for a math test, review as much homework as possible, be familiar with the terminology, and do a self-test out of a text book to practice solving math problems. Study for a math test through repetition and practice. The instructor uses a document camera to aide in his lecture.
Trench Warfare in WW I
This slide presentation is an overview of trench warfare in WWI. It refers to the effects it had on the war and the soldiers involved. At the end, it includes an assignment for students to practice writing a "primary" document.
History of Slavery
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the information mentioned.
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s. Slides, narration, and changing maps show the growth of railroads.
U.S. Frontier Roads ; Trails from 1820 - present
U.S. Frontier Roads & Trails from 1820 - present. Major trails and roads are traced using maps, slides, and narration.
Learn about The American Civil War 1861 - 1865
This five minute video uses a map to show the more important Civil War battles. Students should have their own maps to follow this quick moving video. It is a good overview of the war.
Causes of World War I
This is a slide show presentation. It explains the long and short term causes of WWI, the first steps to war and the domino effect. There are maps showing the places affected.(Slides and text only. No narration.)
History of Israel 1920 present day
This video Nutshell describes the history of Israel from 1920 till the present day from an Israeli point of view. No narration but good use of maps and computer graphics to show the history of Israel.
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
How To Read A Surface Analysis Of A Weather Map
Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Reading a surface analysis of a weather map is an important step in the weather prediction process, learn how to read these meteorological maps in this free video. Please refer to more weather videos in the "Weather Prediction" subcategory found inside "Earth Science/Meteorology." Run time 1:08.
How To Read Weather Maps
Join meteorologist Melissa Schenk as she teaches how to read a weather map. Reading weather plots can be the meteorologists best way of predicting the weather, learn how to predict rain, wind, and pressure systems in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Locate more weather maps and information from this series by going to the "Earth Science" category and then the "Meteorology/Predicting Weather" subcategories. Run time 02:11
Documents for the Web-PDF and more(#12)
Microsoft Office is not a universal standard. Not all viewers may not be able to open those documents. You may consider saving the information as a text document. This will not keep any of the formatting. Another way to do this is to save it as a RTF. The third way is to save it as a PDF file which can be universally opened.
US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History
This site includes a collection of nine historical mysteries which draw students into Canadian history, critical thinking and archival research through the enticement of solving historical cold crimes. Each of the mystery archives includes an average of 100,000 words in English (and in French), as well as up to several hundred images plus maps. Some of the mystery websites also include 3-D recreations, videos and oral history interviews. Site users can look at the collections of archival materia
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)