Special Kids: Numbers and Quantities
This program shows the importance of numbers to children with
autism and other developmental disorders. While encouraging
communication and motor skills, it teaches counting, simple addition and subtraction, as well as the concept of quantities.
Special Kids: Things in a Day
Teaches: Social, Self-Help, Communications & Play Skills plus
speech, labeling, writing, reading, sequencing, modeling,
generalization, and association to objects, actions and concepts. There are lots of places to go in a day; some important, some interesting and some fun! This program teaches children what happpens and how to behave wherever they go including out to eat, to the park, movies and library.
Learn about The Wright Brothers First Airplanes 1903
Learn about The Wright Brothers First Airplanes 1903 in this educational video from dizzo95. Be aware of violent ad to start video. Uses primary film. Veru short video. Best used to show students what the plan looked like.
Animation About Finding Height with Trigonometry (Tangent)
This animation, from the Pilot Math Principles 10 series, follows the Pilot gang when they plan to go to Toronto and want to find out the height of the CN Tower. The trigonometry function, tangent, is modeled.
"A, You're Adorable" Song-Alphabet Recognition & Self-Esteem
In this cute animated video, each letter of the alphabet is presented with a word that begins with that letter and that can be used to refer to a person in a positive way. "A" you're Adorable, "B" you are beautiful. Words to the song appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. This is a wonderful teaching companion for introducing alphabet letters in the early childhood classroom. It would also be beneficial for a teachable moment in the elementary classroom and/or for a cou
What Education Do I Need to Become a Chef?
Find out the education requirements of chefs from an
experienced chef. The chef explains that the education required to become a chef starts with sanitation and safety classes, and it graduates to basic cooking skills and specialty cooking skills.
How To Become a Chef
This video explains how to become a chef and the duties of a chef. Chefs and head cooks coordinate the work of the kitchen staff and
direct the preparation of meals. Footage is shown of chefs at work in restaurants. The narrator explains that chefs determine serving sizes, plan menus, order food supplies, and oversee kitchen operations to ensure uniform quality and presentation of meals.
Demonstration of Home School Geography
In this clip a teacher and home school authority gives a demonstration of a home school geography lesson with a five year old student. The students shows his mapping skills using a map of the world and North America.
How to Introduce Math to a Preschooler
A math instructor explains that math can be introduced to a preschooler by counting objects, creating simple patterns and demonstrating how different objects have different sizes in this video. Another tip is to let a toddler watch educational television to help with math skills and other ideas suggested in this video.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Teaching Theatre
Two specialists work on basic theatre skills with children of various ages, and use theatre education as a gateway to other kinds of learning. At Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, Amanda Newberry’s lesson in improvisation with a third–grade class stimulates students’ imagination, heightens language and listening skills, and encourages critical thinking. At Barney Ford Elementary School in Denver, George Jackson teaches basic movement skills to a first–grade class, invi
This Small House
Second- and third-graders use calculators, paper and pencil, and mental math within a realistic task. Students plan the decorating of their milk carton houses using spatial sense to select appropriate
furnishings while staying within their allocated budget. NCTM
standards: whole number computation, geometry and spacial sense,
Teaching For Understanding Workshop 2
How do we plan for learning? This session focuses on the Teaching for
Understanding model, a framework for unit planning developed at the
Harvard Graduate School of Education. The onscreen teachers use the
framework to analyze unit planning in classroom videos, plan for their
own social studies units, and create a pictorial timeline of U.S.
history that outlines an entire year of learning.
Applying Themes and Disciplines Workshop 4
What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. The session ends with the teachers developing a lesson plan that incorporates a variety of themes and disciplines.
Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
Building Comprhension Workshop 3
Comprehending text is one of the main goals of reading. In this session,
literacy expert Nell Duke discusses what good readers do and strategies
teachers can use to help students build comprehension skills. Classroom
footage provides examples of comprehension strategies.
The Divided Brain
This module begins with graphic representations of the cerebral hemispheres’ specialized functions. It continues with a description of the brain’s asymmetry, showing diagrams of how the two halves communicate. The extreme case of a patient who has undergone split-brain surgery for treatment of epilepsy illustrates the role of hemispheric organization in sensory perce
Erien, Year Two—Grade 7 Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Nancy—Grade 8 Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Audrey, Year Two—Grade 7
Audrey, in her second year of teaching science, is helping her seventh-grade students develop critical thinking skills.
Solving Proportions Containing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
In order to make solving proportions with mixed numbers easier, simply turn the mixed number into an improper fraction. Solve proportions with mixed numbers by using cross multiplication. The instructor uses a document camera for demonstration.