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 Teach Reading Comprehension Skills
Reading comprehension is accomplished by asking oneself questions in the midst of reading something. Improve a student's understanding and recall of reading material. (1:11)
How to Teach Reading Sub-Skills
The goal in teaching reading sub-skills is to increase a student's
comprehension and vocabulary, and this can be done by using a variety of texts, such as textbooks, novels, poems, newspaper articles, diaries and advertisements. Teach children how to judge what text might be from the article's title with help from an English specialist in this clip.
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)
Teaching Spelling Skills with Direct Instruction
Teacher presenting a Direct Instruction reading program lesson
from the spelling component of SRA/McGraw-Hill's Reading Mastery
program. Direct instruction programs use scripted presentation books and signals to engage students frequently during each day's lesson.
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.
Test your French skills - La Nourriture (Food), Part 2
Test your French skills. Look at the Part 1 of this series, then come watch this video and see if you can remember the French vocabulary. There is no sound...just the images and a countdown to test your recall.
See the importance of planning what you need to study. Always keep in mind the end result you are working toward. Working together with friends to teach and learn. The video is directed to the student at the mid or high school level, giving tips to help them study. Run time 04:47.
Tom Burns "Essential Study Skills"
See the obstacles that keep us from learning, and how to overcome them. Use strategies to develop good study habits - including developing confidence. Run time 04:06.
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Map Skills: Using Maps Together- Phoenix Learning Group
Professionally Made Video Clip- This program emphasizes the value of combining information from elevation, transportation, and physical feature maps and natural resource maps.
Geography Tutor - Map Skills
Professionally Created Video- Covers map directions, distances, scale, plotting latitude and longitude, common map symbols and features and more. The color variations are discussed.
Narrated picture book that describes map symbols and using a map. Covers cardinal directions. The geography is of Utah. The narration is a bit dry. (2:38)
Basic Algebra Skills, Part 1
This video illustrates the basic rules of Algebra using a whiteboard.
Algebra Skills, Part 2
This video continues with the basic rules of Algebra using a whiteboard.
How to Improve Your Math Skills
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nine years. Mr. Chang discusses how a learner can improve their math skills.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
The Perfect Defense: The Oral Defense of a Dissertation
http://www.tamu.edu Dr. Valerie Balester talks about how to prepare and what to expect when defending your dissertation.
Enhancing Education with Technology Blog
Enhance your classroom online or on campus with various tools and techniques that enhance educational pedagogy.
Video #17 - Would Your Spanish Skills Help You Out of This Situation?!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You are walking through the streets of Barcelona, enjoying your time off from school and work, when suddenly, you hear crying and yelling just ahead. As you get closer, you see a Spanish storeowner and a teenage boy screaming loudly at each other! The storeowner is very angry and throws his [...]