Google Maps: Create Personalized Maps
Easily create and share personalized, annotated maps of your world.
How Reading and Writing Begin
Tips to help your child develop writing skills.
Born to Talk Part II
Learn the factors that affect a child's learning of language. Parents can learn what they can do with their child to help develop language skills even before the child is actually talking.
Rick Lavoie: Social Skills & LD
Rick Lavoie talks about the importance of teaching a child with LD the necessary social skills to build solid friendships. (5:55)
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions
How to Play Defender: Soccer Positions. Part of the series: Youth Soccer Drills and Skills. Defenders (also called backs or full backs) are the last line of defense before the goalie. This short video gives a brief overview of the position, but lacks insights. More a talking head video. 0:57 run time.
Give Reading a Boost
Increase a child's reading skills by reading interactively.
Math Mansion 5: Fractions
Visual and verbal math skills through a Math Mansion. Fractions are taught by converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
What Is the Meaning of Congruent?
The meaning of the word congruent is very similar to being equal, and it is often used in geometry in reference to side lengths and angle degrees. The instructor uses a document camera to explain this concept.
Communicate in the retail workplace
This unit of competency provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues in the retail workplace.
Applied Technology and Finance First Sit Exam
41 question exam on finance, covering gross profit, net profit, liquidity, acid test, trial balance, cash budget, effective internal control, return on capital, depreciation,. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The questions are multiple-choice and multiple-response from 5 answers or requires short answers. The zipped file contains a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly expo
Learning How to Read a Ruler Marked in 16ths
When reading a ruler that is marked in 16ths, it's important to know that fractions may have to be reduced along the way. The instructor uses a document camera to model how to use a ruler and write the measurement as a fraction in lowest form.
Identify and Prepare Event Operational Requirements
This task is concerned with the skills needed to prepare event operational requirements.
Camouflaging and Defense Skills
In this video, you will see many amazing camouflaging and defensive skills of a variety of sea creatures. Through these adaptations these fish are able to escape or avoid their predators. A great video that is narrated well.
Force with Vectors
Another example of using our trigonometry skills to break up a force vector into its x (horizontal) and y (vertical) components. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
Pearl and Hermes Population Assessments
This video segment adapted from the NOW-RAMP 2002 Expedition follows a team of U.S. Fish and Wildlife researchers as they visit the northwest tip of the Hawaiian Islands to document wildlife populations and help control invasive species. The Pearl and Hermes Atoll, one of the oldest landmasses in the Hawaiian Island chain, supports an impressive diversity of plants and animals but, like many islands, is vulnerable to invasive species. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:28.
Bug Buzz interview
This is an animated story showing a grasshopper who is interviewed because of his skills. He talks about his family in a TV show for bugs. You can read the story on the screen too.
Story Time | Literary Elements | Second Grade-The Crow and the Pitcher
Reading Comprehension Story: Adapted from a Native American legend. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:39) Great for improving listening skills.
This is a short presentation (with narration) on how to use weather maps. The narrator discusses warm and cold fronts. The sound could be better.
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? - Part 3
Part 3 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Kyle Johnson – University of Colorado. Talks about meteor entry into the atmosphere (large flaming balls and little pieces of sand) leaving a trail visible on radar. They use the meteor trails to model affects on the lower atmosphere. Our daily lives depend on the Sun so it’s important in understanding the nature of that energy balance; it’s not a direct connection, but its all connected. He had al
2.2 Reading techniques: skimming You might want to find information about the effectiveness of the child curfew scheme in Hamilton but be less interested in some of the other issues that are raised in The Scotsman piece. One way of extracting this kind of specific information is to skim the article for key words – such as ‘research’ – and statistics which may give you evidence of the effectiveness or otherwise of the scheme. This method is also especially useful when you are searching for something partic
You might want to find information about the effectiveness of the child curfew scheme in Hamilton but be less interested in some of the other issues that are raised in The Scotsman piece. One way of extracting this kind of specific information is to skim the article for key words – such as ‘research’ – and statistics which may give you evidence of the effectiveness or otherwise of the scheme. This method is also especially useful when you are searching for something partic