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. (04:14)
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,
Digital sales won't cannibalize print media: Hearst's Carey
Hearst Magazines president David Carey plans on growing digital subscribers to one million in 2012.
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
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)
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.
Green sees sexual assault as a national problem
Task Force member, Charmelle Green believes the recommendation report is of great importance to all those on the higher education landscape. She sees sexual assault and sexual harassment as a national problem.
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