I'm a Little Turkey Thanksgiving Song
This video shows a group of children singing a simple Thanksgiving song about a turkey. It would be a simple song to teach young children.
What Do I Do With My Hands When I Give a Speech?
What do you do with your hands when making a speech? This short public speaking tip states that the best thing to do is to put your hands by your side (0:56).
Changes by Lewes New School
This is video made by Lewes New School using the tune from Bowie's "Changes". It was made in order to promote the New School Thinking conference. Footage is shown of different students and teachers singing to different parts of the song.
Encourage School Administrators to do Walkthroughs-Cute!
Cute, short video of school administrators using technology to document how many walkthroughs they have done and how many teachers are posting learning objectives. The goal of video is to encourage administrators to do 100 walkthroughs before semester end. Running Time is less than one minute.
How to Study Spelling
How to Study Spelling. Part of the series: Math Lessons and Study Tips. In order to study spelling for a spelling test or for general knowledge, it can be helpful to read books about words that are commonly spelled incorrectly. Use reference books when studying spelling with help from this author and tutor.
New York 1930
This is a slideshow of pictures from 1930's New York.
The joy of genealogy and family history
In this clip learn the reasons why people do genealogy and family history. Interviews with different people who have done genealogical research talk about their personal experiences from the family research.
Talking to Your Kids About H1N1
Amy James from Knowledge Essentials came to the CBS NEWS 9 studio to discuss some tips for discussing H1N1 and the media coverage surrounding "swine flu" with your children.
The Triangle Fire
It was the worst factory fire in the history of New York City.
Late in the afternoon of Saturday, 25 March 1911, fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, located on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the Asch Building. In less than five minutes fire snuffed out the lives of 146 workers. Video is a series of pictures with people who worked in the factory. Great information and pictures.
Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) Lesson 2
In Lesson 2, Chris Biffle demonstrates Whole Brain Teaching's five K-12 classroom rules, and entertaining ways for students to rehearse the rules. Great video to see how to actually use these strategies in the classroom.
War of The Century - Part 3
This third part of the video shows the way in which the Russians tried to gain time. Soviet prisoners were thousand and the German were not planning to get to any agreement. There is reference to Hitler's feelings towards the Jews. There is footage showing the way the Jews were treated from the very beginning. There are first witnesses' accounts of former soldiers who participated in Hitler's Youth and of Jewish people who survived. There is also reference to the elimination of soviet commissars
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
You can't keep a pig from his mud
The video maker dug a hole to plant a tree, then filled it with heavy logs. Apparently, the pig "Porky" moved the logs to get to the muddy water in the hole. Home video from Atascosa County, Texas, with some words on screen. 0:58.
The Eucharist (part 2 of 3)
The Holy Eucharist is our greatest treasure. It is HEAVEN here on earth.
The Eucharist (part 3 of 3)
St. Peter Julian Eymard has rightfully said: "The spread of the Eucharistic kingdom of Christ is necessary for the salvation of the society. The Eucharist is the life not only of individual Christians, but of nations as well. The Eucharist is not only for personal piety, it is essential to social life, for it is the very life of the world."
This brief video shows the s, p and d orbital shells where electrons may reside. The video contains no narration.
Legislative Branch: The Balance of Power
The Constitution makes Congress more powerful than the president, but many presidents, such as George Washington, Ronald Reagan, and George W. Bush, have used their office to lead the federal government. This video examines this relationship. Best used by older students who are familiar with the Constitution already.
Andrew Jackson: Reinventing the Presidency
Video discusses how Jackson fought in the Revolutionary War when he was just thirteen, how Jackson led the American army to the most surprising victory in its history in the Battle of New Orleans, how Jackson was the first great champion of the common white man -- but also "owned" over a hundred black Americans; how Jackson dramatically expanded the United States -- by brutally wresting vast regions of the south from Native Americans; how Jackson, in one of the boldest political strokes in histo
Executive Offices and Staff
The president resides in the White House and conducts much of his business from the Oval Office. However, the main executive offices are housed in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, located next door to the White House. The offices are run by officials who are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. They help the president develop policy and manage the nation's affairs (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Presidential Management Models
Political scientists have examined several models for how presidents run the White House and control their administrations. These models are helpful in understanding the daily workings of the executive branch of government. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)