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.'
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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.Â  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.Â  It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
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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. Â This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills. Â A fun game that is easily learned and played.
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Measuring Length
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.

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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.Â  2:38 min.
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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.Â Lesson plans, quizzes, black line masters and full transcripts of the cartoon are available at http://www.schoolvideos.com/tgs/E4037TG.pdfÂ (1:19)
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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

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Warm Fronts
VideoÂ 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.
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Beethoven-Child Composer
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support.Â  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.Â

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

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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 doesnâ€™t and then restructures the environment.Â  The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
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Gay Marriage
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.)

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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)

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(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,
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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.

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Civil War Map
Civil War Maps that progress through the Civil War

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The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by
ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade
and dream walk. And he'll need all of those skills to face what is
waiting for him on the outside. This book trailer, narrated by Neil
Gaiman with illustrations from the book by Dave McKean, will give you a taste of Gaiman's novel, The Graveyard Book.

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Time Management Skills for Teachers
Time Management Skills for Teachers. Part of the series: Teaching &amp; Writing. Teachers can assess their time management skills by keeping a log of their activities, reorganizing their work spaces to make things easier to find and using valuable tools that can make each task...
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Parenting Basics : Educational Games for Toddlers
Any game can be education for a toddler, as they absorb an immense amount of information and skills from simple tasks, such as stacking blocks or singing songs. Make games educational for toddlers with advice from a clinical psychologist in this video on parenting.
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Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows a variety of math games to improve math skills.Â  There are two levels of play, primary and middle grade.Â  These card games make learning math facts fun.Â  The game is for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division practice.Â Â The cards used in the game would be easy to make.Â  Video is of good quality and the game is a good idea for parents and teachers.
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The 8 Spelling Patterns Lesson 1
Teach Spelling-Learn to Spell with the 8 Spelling Patterns. Make Sense of Spelling and learn how easy spelling can be with this video. We put letters together 8 ways to make words. Learning spelling skills becomes easy when you learn these 8 ways of putting letters together. This is a great video to help teachers and students clearly understand those 8 ways.
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