Sexpot by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
"A SEXPOT is an attractive young woman who is available for a sexual relationship. A sexpot is usually horny, promiscuous, and men probably think they will have a chance with her."...The Urban Dictionary It's a sardonic poem. He quotes her and describes her antics in a world-weary way. She relates sexually to everyone she meets, like some women do. He can't stop her from ogling other men but he puts up with it, grudgingly. It's a hard thing for a man to bear: his friend tells him so and ask
Schoolhouse Rock - $7.50 Once a Week
This video shows students the importance of keeping track of their money and budgeting that money. It is written and sung by Dave Frishberg and shows how saving a little each day builds for the future. It also explains the importance of making good choices. The video could be used for a conversation about needs and wants as well. (03:03)
Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips- Number Cruncher
This three minute video is a bit dated, but helps explain how computers are used in terms of keeping track of numbers.
TED Ed--Kevin Allocca: Why Videos Go Viral
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (7:21)
ISS Update - April 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2012.
Inside the Russian Soyuz Spacecraft
In this episode of NASA: Behind the Scenes, take a tour inside the Russian Soyuz, the vehicle which takes the expedition crews back and forth to the International Space Station. Astronaut Mike Fincke, a veteran of the Soyuz and shuttle, shows off the features of the vehicles and talks about what it's like to be inside.
Students Speak With NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center NASA astronaut Mike Foreman participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with fifth grade students at Berry Elementary School in Houston, Texas. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://dln.nasa.gov
Station Change of Command Ceremony
Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank ceremonially handed the keys to the International Space Station over to Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko in a ceremony on the complex on April 25, 2012.
26.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In Pakistan hat der Oberste Gerichtshof Premierminister Yousuf Raza Gilani wegen Missachtung der Justiz verurteilt. Eine Gefängnisstrafe wurde aber nicht verhängt, wie das staatliche Fernsehen berichtete. Gilani musste sich seit Februar vor den Richtern verantworten. Ihm wurde vorgeworfen, neue Ermittlungen gegen Staatspräsident Asif Ali Zardari
"All About Colors!" Storybook Read Along
This video book uses real life pictures to teach about colors. Students will see the color and color word, hear the word, and see 3 pictures to represent each color. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review colors and color words in the early childhood classroom. (6:53)
Communism: The Promise and The Reality - Red Flag [pt 5/6]
Communist regimes around the Globe are responsible for a greater number of deaths than any other political ideal or movement, including Nazism (death toll totals more than 94 million people). In the USSR alone communists killed more than 20 million people. Despite that Western world refuse to accept the fact that their Allie, the Soviet Union in fact committed war crimes and genocide even larger in scale than that of Nazi regime. Communism - the extraordinary social experiment promising equality
Veterans Day Tribute
This video shows several scenes of soldiers through time. It is a tribute video with no comments, just images. It begins with a quote by JFK. The video does contain live footage of war.
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Energy in a Roller Coaster Ride
This interactive roller coaster ride produced for Teachers' Domain illustrates the relationship between potential and kinetic energy. As the coaster cars go up and down the hills and around the loop of the track, a pie chart shows how energy is transformed back and forth between gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.
Nature's Perfect Predators- Mountain Lion
Think killer cats only hunt in Africa? This predator can run 35 mph and leap over 30 feet. Run time 03:48
Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis-Student Version 2012
Incoming Freshmen, see all the benefits of attending Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis this summer.
Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Katie Apolinaro
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Gimme A Break! Mark Twain Lampoons the Horatio Alger Myth
The ideology of success--the notion that anyone could make it with enough hard work--was widely promoted in Gilded Age America. One of its most famous proponents was the author Horatio Alger, whose novels showed how poor boys could move from "rags to respectability" through "pluck and luck." Between the late 1860s and his death in 1899, Alger published more than 100 of these formulaic stories about poor boys who made good more often because of fortunate accidents than because of hard work and de
Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.