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.
Proper Nouns and Capitalization Herman's Chow Down Nouns, Part 2 of 6
In this segment of "Herman's Chow Down Nouns", proper nouns are the main topic. The video defines proper nouns, discusses how to properly capitalize proper nouns, and gives examples. Lesson plans, quizzes, black line masters and full transcripts of the cartoon are available at http://www.schoolvideos.com/tgs/E4037TG.pdf (1:19)
Spoutin' Fountain Demo
This is a fun demonstration with explanations about steam, water vapor, condensation and air pressure. You will need a flask, water, stopper, tubing, and bunsen burner. For more information, go to www.montanascience.org and select LESSON PLANS. Run time 02:45
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.
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesn’t and then restructures the environment. The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
Video Documentary- Gay couples struggle with the values of family and society as they make plans to walk down the aisle.(Caution: This video concerns non-traditional relationships.)
British Empire during Victorian Era - slide show
A slide show with background music. It shows images of queen Victoria and maps of the places that became part of the British Empire during the Victorian era. There are events listed and the dates when the occupations took place.(Amateur video)
(1/9) The Warsaw Uprising
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganization, confusion,
Solving Calculus Word Problems Involving Rate of Change
When solving calculus word problems, it's important to know that the slope of the tangent line and the slope of the curve are the same thing. Discover how rate of change refers to the derivative. The instructor uses a document camera to aide in his presentation.