Effective Reading Comprehension Strategies: Sequencing Main Events
Using the Sequencing Main Events technique to teach reading comprehension skills to early elementary students.
Apollo: Reflections and Lessons
In this first of three AeroAstro symposium events to mark the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, an extraordinary cast of luminaries recount the parts they played in the Apollo program, and celebrate MIT’s unique role in getting humans to the moon.
Theodore Sorensen believes President Kennedy chose him t
Writers are more effective when they first develop a writing plan, such
as organizing their thoughts into main ideas and supporting details.
How to Edit Your Own Writing
Lecture- refresher course on self-editing skills. Reminders to check spelling, punctuation, capital letters, sentence structure and word usage. (1:18)
How Can I Become a Better Writer?
Learn from a professional writer how to become a better writer by reading a lot of different authors and writing as much as possible. A god tip is to go back and edit your writing to improve writing skills.
Google Docs 101 - #10 - Starring, Hiding and Transferring Google Docs
Starring Hiding and Transferring Google Docs - With your whole document workflow in one place thanks to Google Docs, it can be handy to star your favorite documents so you can find them at a glance. In this final installment of our video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at doing just that. She also explores transferring ownership of a Google Doc and hiding documents you don't want to see. (1:55)
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Google Docs 101 - #3 - Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs
Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs - One huge benefit of cloud computing is that it's easier than ever to share documents and other files. No more email attachments required. No more version control troubles. Our video tutorial on using Google Docs demonstrates the sharing and emailing functions in Google Docs . Others can edit the document or just view it. You may invite people to edit and view the document or can add people without sending an invite. (1:44)
Google Docs 101 - #5 - Linking to Documents in Google Docs
Linking to Documents in Google Docs - In Google Docs, you can easily link one document to another. You can link a sales write-up to a slideshow presentation for example or just link one text document to another in order to provide context. (1:19)
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Google Docs 101-#6- Footnotes and Comments
Because files can be shared easily and can be edited simultaneously with one or more collaborators, Google's online offering proves it can do some things that other offline office suites simply can't do. In this
video tutorial on using Google Docs, we look at the comments workflow and how it makes online document collaboration easy.
Speed Reading Practice #1
This clip leads you through a technique to help increase your speed reading skills. Learn simple exercises that will help to accelerate the reading speed you already have. You will need a piece of paper and pen for this exercise.
Speed Reading Practice #2
This clip leads you through a second technique to improve your speed reading skills. The exercise involves looking at numbers to warm up eye muscles in order to ease eye strain and be more at ease while reading.
How to Homeschool Your Child : How to Plan a Home School Schedule
Teach your children from home; learn how important scheduling is in homeschooling and how to plan a home school schedule in this video on homeschooling. The video has English captions.
Homeschooling Tips : How to Homeschool High School
When homeschooling a high school student, create a lesson plan that prepares them for the college or trade school they're interested in by paying attention to scholastic requirements. Set up a lesson plan that covers important subject matter with tips from a homeschool teacher. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Homeschooling Tips : How to Make a Lesson Plan for Homeschooling
When making a lesson plan for a homeschool student, purchase user-friendly curriculum books or create your own using various textbooks.
Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Essay Game Show on Narrative Writingpart 2
This is part 2 of 2 of a mock game show that judges essays of students. This program will enhance student writing skills by helping them improve in organization, content, word choice, voice, and sentence fluency.
Tips On: How to Become a Good Narrative Writer
Tips for becoming a good narrative writer by reading a variety of novels and experimenting with narrative styles. Consider taking writing classes to help improve writing skills with advice from a writer and playwright.
In 1995, an avalanche overran an unsuspecting fishing village in Iceland, killing 20 of its residents. Although avalanches are a common occurrence in the region, this was the first avalanche in this village's history to travel as far as the city center. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn more about the Iceland avalanche and how engineers plan to protect the village from future avalanches. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:18.
American Revolution: The World Turned Upside Down
(Episode 5 of the series Liberty, by PBS) When the war in the North was fought to a stalemate, Sir Henry
Clinton thought his troops could defeat the rebellion in the American
South. Perhaps, with people still loyal to the British Crown, the long
and costly war could finally end in Britain's favor.
After the fall of South Carolina, Clinton's strategy seemed to be
working very well. He sent Lord Cornwallis to complete the job. But
Causes of War of 1812
This five minute video uses maps and painting and illustrations to show how the impressment helped start the war. A timeline of the war is useful for the students.
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States (maps)
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States. Clip shows multimedia maps of the united states with information about the history of territorial expansion of the United States from 1763 to present.