Learn Hindi Daily: खेलना; ता; I do not understand
Mystery Word From The Last Episode खेलना – to play मैं टेनिस खेलना चाहता हूँ। – I want to play tennis. (spoken by a man) मैं टेनिस खेलना चाहती हूँ।...
Learn Hindi Daily Show – dream, हूँ, which hotel are you staying in, win keyboard stickers
Hindi is a dream. What what is the Hindi word for dream? That was yesterday’s mystery verb, सपना (sap-nā) – dream. The symbol and sound of the day is हूँ...
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WordWorld: Radio Read-A-Thon
In this PBS animated video, Duck and Frog prepare for the Radio Read-A-Thon. Duck convinces Frog to read a book for him but Frog messes up his tongue. Duck eventually decides to read his own book. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom. It helps to teach phonetic skills and how to build words. Students will enjoy this cute video. (11:00)
Turning Trash into Toys for Learning
At the INK Conference, Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design. (15:31)
The Greatest TED Talk Ever Sold
With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. And yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too. By whom and for how much? He'll tell you. (19:28)
The different types of Roman gladiators are shown in this three minute video. The apparel and training of the gladiators are explained. The various names of each gladiator goes by quickly and for most students will not be able to understand them. This video is best as an overview without enough content to explain who they were and how the fights were actually staged.
"E" is for Elephant
In this short, animated video, students will be introduced to the uppercase letter "E". Students will learn the "E" words-elephant and egg. This is a good teaching resource to introduce the letter "E" to the early childhood classroom. (1:29)
Super "E"!(Children's song by Mark D. Pencil)
This is a short music-filled video about the short and long 'e'. (03:18)
They Might Be Giants-"The Vowel Family" Song
Young learners will enjoy the cute, animated puppets in this video. Students will learn about the different vowels. Some of the lyrics include. "Vowels are important letters. There are vowels in every word." Content is appropriate for early readers in elementary and/or for special education. (2:11)
Garageband Tutorial - How to use Garageband to make Music
In this ten minute Apple Garageband tutorial the various ways students and others can use Garageband to make presentations. The video moves rapidly and so it would be of benefit to stop the video after each element is explained.
Animal Cells by StudyJams
Animal cells have many functions that support the life of the animal. Animal cells also have lots of different parts, including the cell body, cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, vacuole, and cell membrane. Learn more about the parts of a cell with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Show Me the Money- (children's coin song by Jack Hartmann)
This two minute musical video uses graphics and a song to help the students understand the value of coins as relative to other coins.
Arthur's New Puppy Read-Aloud
In this read-aloud Marc Brown's most famous character, Arthur, gets a new puppy, Pal. The whole family finds out how difficult it can be to have a new puppy in the house. Arthur feels his parents will make him give Pal away so he works on training him. The words are highlighted on the screen as the speaker reads the words. The speaker changes his voice for different characters. There is a play button to push to get story started and a pause button on each page. This is a wonder
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.
Counting Change in First Grade
Practice with quarters and pennies, then quarters and nickels. Teaching script appears as a captions on the slides. The video is in lecture format while examples are provided on the screen. (1:30)
"The Tell Tale Heart," short story by Edgar Allan Poe - Animated
This is an animated short 1953 film, with music, adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Tell Tale Heart." Narratied by James Mason, the film has good sound quality and graphic animation (though the screen is black, except for the pinpoint light of one eye, from 3:20 - 4:10). Appropriate for middle and high school students. The film is introduced with the following subtitles: "The film that you are about to see is based on a story told a hundre
What Went Wrong?-Using the Scientific Method
Will Jared win the Central High Science Fair? First he'll have to nail down the key rules of scientific method. Some of the key vocabulary words defined in this video are experiment, measurement error, calibrate, beaker, variables, conclusions, conversion, and limited data. This video is a great teaching resource for introducing the scientific method and reviewing mistakes in experiments. Students will enjoy this cute, animated video. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle
The Present Perfect Tense - Part 1
A teacher starts the video talking about a situation that is then shown in written in order to refer to the examples of the present perfect. Then she explains how the present perfect is formed and why it is used. There are some sentences to complete at the end. Depending on the level of your students, you might need to pause the video so that the students may answer the practice questions. (07:13)
Miwa Matreyek's Glorious Visions
Using animation, projections and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek performs a gorgeous, meditative piece about inner and outer discovery. Take a quiet 10 minutes and dive in. With music from Anna Oxygen, Mirah, Caroline Lufkin and Mileece. Miwa Matreyek creates performances where real shapes and virtual images trade places, amid layers of animation, video and live bodies. (11:00)