ESL Habits and Frequency
This is a lesson plan focusing on indefinite frequency. The teacher will prepare a set of questions to ask the students (i.e. How often do you study English?). Students will go to a certain corner of the classroom which contains a frequency (i.e. "sometimes" or "never") as to respond to the teacher's questions.
Texas Slavery Project
Centered on a database of slave and slaveholder populations in Texas during the Republic era (1837-45), the Texas Slavery Project offers a window into the role slavery played in the development of Texas in the years before the region became part of the United States. Dynamic interactive maps show the changing flows of enslaved and slaveholder populations in Texas over time. The population database search engine allows users to discover the growth of slave and slaveholder populations in the reg
AIDS in Sub-Sahara Africa: A Detailed Examination of Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa and Uganda
This module is intended to introduce students to one of the greatest social problems to face this planet, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS and to increase their computer and research skills within sociology.
Investigating Differences in Earnings Based on Gender
Students will use cross-tabulations and graphs to explore the differences in earnings based on gender. In doing so, they will build basic data analysis skills like forming hypotheses and using control variables.
This module will introduce students to demographic and statistical language and terms and encourage critical thinking and extrapolation skills.
Not Your Mom's Overhead
A document camera has several creative uses in the classroom. While the name indicates the projection of documents onto an overhead screen, a document camera can be used to display three dimensional objects. This includes science experiments, art projects, and demonstrations. It is similar to having ...
Wikis in Plain English
A short introduction to wikis focused a group of people that plan a camping trip using a wiki.
Encouraging Student Teachers to Document Reflective Practice
Students in a teacher education course document their learning from multimedia cases of effective teaching and share their reflections with their peers and teacher educators.
This Land is Our Land
Throughout history, as the concepts of empire and nation-states took hold, individual countries secured their borders and tried to keep unwanted migrants out. As we enter the 21st century Anwarul K. Chowdhury, an Under-Secretary of the United Nations, says, 'The first step towards examining the road to peace should start with an appreciation of the changing nature of conflicts. Gone are days of war between states for conquest, extension of spheres of influence in the name of ideology ... Today's
Handwriting Lesson: Teaching Children Cursive Name
Children have fun forming writing their names in cursive doing
Wet-dry-try on the Blackboard with Double lines. This multisensory
hands-on activity is an easy way to refine teach motor skills, mature
grasp, and cursive connections letter formations and connections.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Preparing Your Child for College
Why waiting until high school to plan for college is a big mistake.
Early Education : Teaching Map Skills
eHow Instructional Video- A starting point for teaching map skills can be teaching students about different areas of a classroom. Get students to draw a map of a classroom with help from a former classroom teacher.
Peer Helper Programs
Teach teens how to really listen to each other and to be bridges to professional assistance. This professional video addresses concerns skeptics may have about peer helper programs and notes the main skills peer helpers learn in this type of program.
Daily 6 traits Writing
ASILOMAR REGIONAL READING CONFERENCE March 6, 7 and 8, 2009: Learn how Daily Six-Trait Writing, a new resource for grades 1-6 +, provides trait-based writing instruction and practice of skills through short, concrete lessons and activities. (8:48)
Children and Money Part I
Learn to build your children's money skills with a weekly allowance.
Science at Home
Tips to help your child develop science skills at home.
Interview with Fusion Authors & Participants
A 3 minute interview with Karen Todd and Katy Phillips, authors of The Fusion Programme, outlining the main ethos behind Fusion. Also includes interviews with participants, asking about their challenges, the skills and strategies they learnt whilst attending Fusion, and how it has impacted their family lives. Run time 03:06.
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
This video teaches how to multiply whole numbers without a calculator. It is designed to teach basic multiplication skills.
Subtracting Mixed Fractions
When subtracting mixed fractions, simplify the process by finding the least common denominator. Learn how to borrow from the whole number when subtracting mixed fractions. The instructor uses a document camera to model examples.