Multiplication tables - Structured Drill Video
In this video learn how to drill multiplication tables
effectively - not with random drill, but with a three-step approach that
keeps the drilling in a context, in a structure. The three steps are:
1) Skip counting pattern using a number line; 2) the actual
multiplication tables practice; and 3) practicing backwards.
Daily 6 traits Writing
ASILOMAR REGIONAL READING CONFERENCE March 6, 7 and 8, 2009: Learn how Daily Six-Trait Writing, a new resource for grades 1-6 +, provides trait-based writing instruction and practice of skills through short, concrete lessons and activities. (8:48)
Estimation - MathsPower
This slide show tutorial is on the subject of estimation. Estimation is defined and practice is given estimating how many small shapes will fit inside a larger shape.
Skip Counting by 9
This video provides practice in skip counting by 9's. It is set to music which aids in memorization of the facts.
Students learn that a bar graph is a visual way to display and
compare numerical data (such as the population of different southern
states). The bars of a bar graph are drawn in relation to a horizontal
axis and a vertical axis, and a bar graph can have either vertical or
horizontal bars. Students are then asked to create bar graphs using
given data, and answer questions based on given bar graphs.
How to Prove Triangles are Similar
Students learn the following theorems related to similar
triangles. If an angle of one triangle is congruent to an angle of
another triangle, and the lengths of the sides that include each angle
are in proportion, then the triangles are similar (Side-Angle-Side
Similarity Theorem, or SAS Similarity Theorem). If the lengths of the
sides of two triangles are in proportion, then the triangles are
similar (Side-Side-Side Similarity Theorem, or SSS Similarity Theorem). S
Angle Game, Part 2 THe instructor uses an electronic blackboard with different colors. The angle game is explained and played using a star shape. Using information student knows about various angles they can figure out the sizes of the angle X. Video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution. Video gives some measurements and instructed to find the rest of the Author(s):
THe instructor uses an electronic blackboard with different colors. The angle game is explained and played using a star shape. Using information student knows about various angles they can figure out the sizes of the angle X. Video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution. Video gives some measurements and instructed to find the rest of the Author(s):
ABC Phonics Chant With Musical Accompaniment
This video is a phonics chant to help students practice and review their phonics and alphabet at home. Each letter is shown on the screen first in upper and lower case. Then the sound of each letter is made. Finally, the letter name and sound are stated with a picture of an item beginning with the designated letter and sound. For example, M, /m/, mouse. The letters are easy to see and the sounds are clearly made, making this great for phonics practice.
The New FAST Alphabet - ABC Phonics Chant
This video shows each letter, makes each letter sound, and says the name of an item beginning with each letter along with a picture of the item. The chant is fairly quick, but the letter sounds and words are enunciated quite clearly making it a good practice tool for letters and sounds.
Mountain building in Scotland
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
Awesome Antonym Match Game
Student develop vocabulary and practice 90 antonym word pairs in this easy to play matching game, based on Concentration. Words appear in colored bands, and student match the antonym pairs. Give the game a few seconds to load.
Alternate Multiplication Algorithms
Students today develop proficiency with many different algorithms for multiplication. This approach insures that each student will find a method that works effectively for him/her. Teachers model the different algorithms and encourage students to use and practice each method before selecting a favorite.
Story Retelling Kindergarten Readiness
This video tells how to get your child ready for kindergarten by learning how to help your child learn to retell stories. The expert gives parents examples and ideas on how practice retelling skills. (1:57)
Reading Rainbow - Bees
A Reading Rainbow episode based on Honey Bees. This video is a great way to enjoy science and reading at the same time. You will learn about honey bees, and the process of honey making.
Interviews with Vertebrate Groups!
Talking fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals use humor to tell you about their features in this entertaining video. Actual pictures of an animal from each of these vertebrate groups are animated to talk about what makes their group special. You have to decide which features are unique to the group based on the features that they talk about. Run time 04:55.
History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
Snow Falls on Mars
September 30, 2008- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from martian clouds, and its soil testing shows further evidence of the planet's watery past, scientist say. Run time 01:46.
How to Play the Flute: Tips and Techniques : Practice Techniques for Beginning Flute Players
Practice techniques include tonguing, slurring, picking apart the phrases, changing up the articulation as well as using a metronome to gradually increase the speed.
2.1 Nutrient budgeting
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
Who Invented the Fortune Cookie?
A cooking instructor give information about fortune cookies in this clip. The instructor explains that it is not known exactly who invented the fortune cookie, but they were first developed in California by immigrants who based the cookie on a traditional Japanese cracker.