How to Register for the SAT
In this video, Brian Leaf, M.A. shows students how to register for the SAT. The internet address is www.collegeboard.com. He explains setting up account, password, test dates, special accommodations, and planning early. Mr. Leaf is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series (1:51).
Tips for Problem Solving on the SAT
This video has expert advice from Brian Leaf, M.A., who is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series.
Introduction to the SAT
This video begins with general introductory information about the SAT. Information includes length of time for the test, sections included on the test, and scoring and score averages. The video does not give all of the information because it ends before the lecture is finished.
SAT General Strategies
This video provides general strategies for success on the SAT test. Quick tips, guessing, and order of difficulty are three areas mentioned. Write in your booklet, transfer answers in chunks, and look over your answers are the quick tips. Strategies for guessing are also addressed. While these tips are tailored for the SAT, they are useful for standardized tests in general. (4:08)
*This could be used for ANY standardized testing.
SAT Passages: How to Read Them
This video addresses how to avoid the wrong answer choices on the critical reading portion of the SAT. First, five general principles or tips are given. These would be good tips for taking any standardized tests. The first two tips, rephrase and predict, and answer the question, are examined in depth before the video ends.
SAT Passages: Avoiding Wrong Answer Choices
This video addresses how to avoid wrong answer choices on the critical reading portion of the SAT. Tips given include not reading everything, reading above and below, and reading one passage at a time. Then the video tells what parts to focus on reading and why not to read everything. The video ends before the lecture is finished, but the information provided is still quite useful for the SAT and other standardized tests.
SAT Passages: How to Approach Questions
This video talks about how to address different kinds of questions related to the SAT reading passages. One type of question discussed is vocabulary in context. An example of how to do this is worked through in depth.
The Marshmallow Experiment and Time Paradox
In this cartoon-animated video, Professor Philip Zimbardo describes the affects of present and future orientation in children. The video also includes a "pitch" to buy the author's book. (2:22)
The Spanish Alphabet!
This video is a quick song to memorizing the Spanish Alphabet pronunciation. The song is repeated three times with tempo increased each time. Run time 02:01.
¿Cómo es tu familia? (What is your family like?)- Song
This video is an animated Spanish rap song with captions that make learning vocabulary fun and easy. This song is about the family and it repeats the question "Como es tu familia?" and then gives answers naming family members in Spanish. No English translation included.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this free video on writing essays.
Socialization & Homeschooling
This is part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Homeschooling can offer many socialization opportunities for both child and parent through homeschool support groups, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and organized field trips. (1:35)
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.
Pablo Picasso biography (7 of 9)
Part 7 of a biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso lived from 1881-1973. He was a spanish painter and sculptor.
The Eucharist (part 1 of 3)
In many ways, Our Lord, is calling us to worship and receive Him in the Eucharist. He speaks this desire in many ways: through the Pope and the Magisterium of the Church, in the Bible (Jn. 6), through his Blessed Mother in approved Marian apparitions, through the testimonies of Saints and Martyrs, through Eucharistic miracles, through Church approved messages given by Jesus by Divine Revelation, through our souls who long for Jesus in Communion, and through our suffering world which is in much n