Strengthening Character in Physical Education
This is a very good slideshow that gives information about how to strengthen character in a physical education setting. Skip to slide 6 to get to the 'meat' of the slide presentation. (39 slides)
Over the past three decades, the childhood obesity rate has more than doubled for preschool children aged 2-5 years and adolescents aged 12-19 years tripled for children aged 6-11 years. At present, approximately nine million children over 6 years of age are considered obese. (17 slides)
This video begins by showing many different students stating many excuses for not practicing their sports, etc. Then the athletes go on to explain why none of the previous reasons are valid because they all have the common goal to succeed and the desire to prove themselves. ( 2:16)
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p
War of The Century - Part 20
This last part of the documentary shows that even after the Red army was victorious some soldiers looked for revenge. There were war crimes committed and there are accounts of some former soviets retelling what they did. There is footage of the Soviet parade celebrating victory. There is reference to Stalin's attitude towards army leaders who were popular. Most of them had to suffer their popularity. Stalin's rule was harsh.
Connecting What You Know with What's on the Page
Connecting What You Know with What's on the Page - Stumped by Marko's riddle from Thorzuul, Norbert benefits from Mrs. Framish's lesson about making inferences.
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading - Norbert meets Lexor and takes on his first challenge: helping a dancer solve a riddle'Storylords' captures students attention.
Knowing When You Don't Know (On the Page)
Knowing When You Don't Know (On the Page) - Mandy's portrayal of a pterodactyl suffers because the word is not explained at the beginning of the script she's reading.
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity - Mandy follows Norbert to Mojuste, where Thorzuul has turned ten children to stone for failing his reading test.
Question-Answer Relationships - The apprentice Storylords show the Gwynn twins how to combine ideas from two letters to find one answer.
Decoding Words in Context
Decoding Words in Context - Norbert leads Mandy through strategies to decode the word envelope. Mandy helps Zandro pronounce and understand dandelion.
Learn How To Make Crispy Kisses
Learn how to make yummy rice crispy treats from 10-year old budding chef Miranda. These would be good for a Valentines Day treat to your family, teachers and friends. These Crispy kisses are easy to make and are delicious and healthy.
Learn French - Le Visage (The Face), Part 1
Learn French by learning the parts of the face. The words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Common French Phrases for Shopping
Learn common French phrases for shopping. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
500 NATIONS (PART 2)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, an excellent account of Native American history after European settlers arrived. Vintage photos are included in the video.
World’s Most Powerful Lasers
This four minute video shows the National Ignition Facility, where an enormous 192-beam laser bay may become capable of fusing hydrogen atoms into helium - creating an endless, clean source of energy. Excellent graphics help students understand how lasers and astro phyics work
Learning Latin with Virgil - Pt. 5
Learning Latin with Virgil is a completely new and original Latin video series. It hopes to bring you engaging, effective and regular lessons to enhance your knowledge and enjoyment of Latin. In this series, the emphasis is on understanding the Latin you read, not on translating it. The course centers around the characters and the stories of the great epic work of Virgil, the Aeneid.
In this animated video to decipher Dark Marker's message, the Pentastic Four travel to 1776 in search of clues. Dotty introduces F.A.N.B.O.Y.S., an acronym used to remember each of the coordinating conjunctions.
Corruption in Business and Government
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century, new technologies, cheap immigrant labor, maturing methods of industrialization, and a mechanized, streamlined transportation system of railroads and steam-powered ships proved a formula for astoundingly rapid growth in the business sector. Government, however, could not keep pace with these changes. Governments were naive about business and the ways that individuals and comp