Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 1 of 3
The classic live action film version of "Paddle To The Sea" - shown here in 3 parts. Paddle To The Sea was filmed by Bill Mason in 1966, and was inspired by the brilliant Children's Book of the same title, written in 1941 by H. C. Holling. The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 2 of 3
The 1966 film version of Paddle to the Sea, seen here, was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist, master canoeist, artist and filmmaker Bill Mason.
This story (both book and film version) has been loved by generations of school children for decades as they learn about the history of the Great Lakes
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 3 of 3
The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist, master canoeist, artist and filmmaker Bill Mason.
This story (both book and film version) has been loved by generations of school children for decades as they learn about the history of the Great Lakes region of North Americ
Validation - Award winning Short Film
"Validation" is a fable about the magic of free parking. Starring TJ Thyne & Vicki Davis. Writer/Director/Composer - Kurt Kuenne. Winner - Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival, Winner - Audience Award, Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film, Winner - Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award
12:12 (short film)
Synopsis; They say that 11:11 is the time to make a wish. If that is so, what would be special about 12:12..? This short film shows the weird, odd and unusual events that happen to a young man when the clock strikes 12:12. Enjoy!
VideoInformation; This is my first major attempt at creating a creepy type of film, and I hope the video does give out a weird feeling. You'll probably never look at the time of 12:12 the same way again. I hope you like it!
How to make a School-Appropriate Student Film
A poorly done student-made video has value as an example of how not to do a video. Students might like it, but make sure you view it first.
A History of Political Parties in the U.S.
Great teachers from outstanding universities give instruction on federalism in this video from Thinkwell's online American Government series. In this video we discuss: A History of Political Parties in the U.S. The video uses lecture format, pictures, and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 11:12.
American History: The Revolutionary War Begins
The Revolutionary War began in Lexington after the Continental Congress failed to remove BritainÕs Coercive Acts, which the colonists called the Intolerable Acts. This two minute video goes into the causes of the Revolutionary War and early battles and colonial actions.
The Effects of the Stamp Act on Colonists and Early American History
An explaination the Stamp Act, a British tax on all printed material, from marriage licenses to playing cards, which infuriated early American colonists.The role of this video is to explain why this act helped to cause a war. A word wall is important as well as a timeline to help students place the events in correct order. Very through and great for explaining early American History (Running Time 3:52).
War of 1812 and the History of the Star Spangled Banner
David Barton gives a brief history of the War of 1812 and the true story behind our National Anthem.
Subordinating Sally Film About Subordinating Conjunctions.
A lesson in subordinating conjunctions presented as a short Film. This is non-speaking film with music in the background and speaking voices shown as text on the bottom of the screen. Coordinating conjunctions are shown in the dialog in the film.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Making a Living: Industry
Making a Living: Industry - Series host Angie visits a lumberjack show in Hayward and wonders how that type of work evolved from a job to a tourist attraction. This prompts her to investigate the ways in which Wisconsin jobs have changed throughout history and how those changes have affected workers. As Angie explores changes in the lumbering industry, from early logging to industrial manufacturing to forest-dependent tourism, she also learns how these specific changes were reflected in Wisconsi
Investigating Wisconsin History-Wanted: History Detectives
Wanted: History Detectives - Angie, the series' host introduces herself as she looks through a family photograph album. A photograph of Angie's great-grandmother, who was a schoolteacher, sparks her curiosity. Angie wonders how she can learn more about her great-grandmother's life, and she embarks on a journey to investigate. Angie learns how written records, objects, and visual images such as photographs can help historians understand the past
Investigating Wisconsin History | The First Peoples of Wisconsin
The First Peoples of Wisconsin - Angie, the series host, investigates the mystery of who made the rock art at Roche-A-Cri State Park. As she discovers clues to prehistoric people, Angie learns that both archaeology and oral tradition can contribute to our understanding of their lives. Angie also realizes that some mysteries may never be solved.
Investigating Wisconsin History-From Here To There
From Here to There - While biking on the Military Ridge State Trail, which is a part of Wisconsin's Rails-to-Trails project, Angie wonders about the history of the trail. While investigating the mystery of the Military Ridge Trail, she learns about Wisconsin's transportation history, from the days of the first peoples to the present, and the role transportation systems have played in our state's development.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Coming to Wisconsin
Angie explores Wisconsin's diverse ethnic heritage by investigating immigration to Wisconsin. Several phases of immigration are discussed, with attention given to "push/ pull" factors. Wisconsin's first phase of immigration in the early 1800s happened in part because territorial leaders were encouraging immigrants to settle here. Early state leaders continued to recruit settlers after statehood. Also, several groups of American Indians were pushed to Wisconsin from eastern states. The secon
Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Investigating Wisconsin History-A Place to Belong
This program opens as Angie discovers a historical marker and cemetery in southwestern Wisconsin. They are all that remain of the community of Pleasant Ridge. As she explores the mystery of this vanished community, Angie learns that all communities change. She helps students understand the implications of Wisconsin's transition from a rural state to one that is primarily urban. Students will see the different ways in which people interact with one another throughout this ongoing process of chang