How to Make Paper Cranes
This 4:30 long video is a step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami. Moves slowly and easy to follow.
Routines in Everyday Math-- Frames and Arrows
This video helps teachers and parents work with students on the EDM routine. Run time 3:36.
Routines in Everyday Math: What's my Rule?
A video to assist teachers and parents in working with students on the EDM routine including what's my rule. Students determine what rule is being used in the mathematics equation. (6:00)
Routines in Everyday Math-- Name Collection Boxes
Students learn how to use a name collection box. It starts with a specific number and then you have to determine different ways to name or show that number. Run time 3:25
Tone & Mood Words
Recognizing tone and mood when reading is an essential skill needed to fully understand any narrative. Photos show examples of tone and mood expressions. The tone and mood words appear as slide captions. Very clever. (4:14)
Synonyms and Idioms Create Tone and Mood
Teacher introduces the Thesaurus and how to use it. Then she moves to an exploration of synonyms and idioms for the words, angry, happy and sad. Musical background fits the tone of the words. (6:05)
This video concerning the tone of 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.
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,
Pavilion Provides New Pathway to Boston Harbor Islands
Northeastern architecture professor Tim Love designs gateway building that is drawing a rising number of visitors to the Harbor Islands recreation area
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)
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, Part 2
The original special from 1978 featuring old school Sesame Street humans and Muppets.
Election 2008: A Letter to Spike
Whatever your ideology and political convictions, there's no question that the election of Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States stands out as a major milestone in the nation's history. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matthew
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.
Robert E Lee: A Short Biography
This two minute video does a good job of reviewing his life and his activities during the Civil War.
Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.
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)
10 Overview of the History of the University
An overview of the history of Oxford University for prospective applicants who may like to know more about how the University has changed over the years.