General Information About Tone
This video concerning tone in a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson University.
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia
Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. The most common misconceptions about dyslexia revolve around people thinking that all dyslexic people read things backwards and that children with dyslexia are laxy and unmotivated. (1:14)
Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes? This professional video includes narration. (02:24)
Letterplankje Sinterklaas : Prowise Presenter Voeg letters toe op het letterplankje. Maak woorden en/of zinnen door de letters naar de daarvoor bestemde vakken te slepen. Je kunt zelf bepalen welke letters je wil gebruiken. Registreer je …
Voeg letters toe op het letterplankje. Maak woorden en/of zinnen door de letters naar de daarvoor bestemde vakken te slepen. Je kunt zelf bepalen welke letters je wil gebruiken.
Registreer je …
How To Identify Soft Tissue Lipoma
Videos shows normal and cancerous fat at both the tissue and microscopic levels. Doctor explains how the cancerous sample is identified. 1:53 min.
Spanish Vocabulary - Daily Routines (3)
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for things that you might do on a daily basis. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
Lecture 14 - 5/17/2007
The Origins of Cultural History 2; Geisteswissenschaft and the Natural Sciences: Vico versus Descart
Isaiah Berlin gives the second of his lectures on the origins of cultural history.
1.6 Conclusion This unit has presented an overview of the ways in which organisms living in temperate habitats are adapted to survive the winter. The unit has shown how a limited set of environmental changes associated with the onset of winter can lead to a diversity of adaptations and therefore a large diversity of species. On the basis of the examples discussed in this unit, we can identify four factors that contribute to the diversity of adaptive strategies for coping with winter.
This unit has presented an overview of the ways in which organisms living in temperate habitats are adapted to survive the winter. The unit has shown how a limited set of environmental changes associated with the onset of winter can lead to a diversity of adaptations and therefore a large diversity of species.
On the basis of the examples discussed in this unit, we can identify four factors that contribute to the diversity of adaptive strategies for coping with winter.
Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life. It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author. (0:54)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
The Death of Edgar Allan Poe
There are several mysteries surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe. This short A & E documentary attempts to solve them. Interview clips with Jeff Gerome, Curator, Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. (2:24)
Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 2 of 2
This is a continuation of an interview done by Jeff Brown. In this section of the interview Judy Blume talks about how her life right now makes it harder for her to write. She has a lot going on and can't really find the time to write. She needs to lock herself away and then write. She says when you write you need to write from deep inside and as truthfully and honestly as you can. Mr. Brown discusses how some of Judy Blume's books have been critized because of some of the things she has wri
It's a rainy day and all Father Bear wants to do is read the newspaper in peace. But Little Bear gets the hiccups and his friends make noise trying ot help cure him.
Little Bear-Rainy Day Tales
A rainy day can't put a damper on Little Bear's fun, as he leads his friends through outdoor and indoor activities including puddle-jumping and acting in a play.
Little Bear-Family Portrait
Little Bear and his parents take a family portrait. Bear gets dressed up in a suit and then invites all his friends. Little Bear and his friends preparte for a portait by taking a lot of funny pictures.