Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England. The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes. How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
Round Numbers to the Nearest Ten or Hundred
Students will learn to use a number line to help round large numbers. If a number is halfway between two 10's, round to the next 10. If a number is halfway between two 100's, round to the next hundred. User clicks through the slides.
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
Solving Word Problem With Rounding
In this student produced video, one student shows how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. Sound is very soft. (1:22)
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem.
Rounding Word Problem About Height
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. The students in the video show the steps needed to solve the problem correctly.
Learn How to Effectively Use Google Search-Tricks and Tips
This video shows various quick tricks on how to utilize Google to the fullest. There are many search tricks and tips such as the following: definitions, calculations, conversions, time in various places, flight status, searching by site type(example-edu, gov, org), finding music (Running Time 6:37).
Inside Google Translate
This video explains how computers use software to do translation based on word usage in that language. An excellent video for computer programming classes and for those interesting in a career in the field.
Can You Integrate Social Values into Games?
Game Maker Nicole Lazzaro is interviewed and states why games can teach values. She highlights some environmental elements that can be used to inculcate values that help society. Would be good for a technology class.
Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
Video Journey Into Nanotechnology
This 3:20 video shows how nanotechnology is being used to help cure cancer and how to can lower costs. An excellent video to show students how technology is impacting daily living.
Do You Underline the Name of a Television Show?
The name of a TV show itself should be underlined because the TV
show has episodes with their own additional titles. Learn about underlining TV show titles and place their episode titles in quotes with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
How to Write Titles
How to refer to literary works in your own writing using italics, underlining, and quotation marks. The video includes a black screen with an instructor narration. (10:08)
Write Diamante Poems
This interactive tool helps students learn about and write diamante poems. These diamond-shaped poems use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems are available on line or can be printed out.
Diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth l
U is for Umpire
This 52-second video features the letter 'U'.
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
Jefferson Vs. Hamilton: Freedom Vs. Big Government
The debate over Central Banking and the Big Government that naturally accompanies it is as old as our Republic. Watch Thomas Jefferson argue against a Central Bank and a powerful central government and for an economy based on Freedom. Alexander Hamilton argues for a Central Bank, a national debt-based economy and federal government authority. (03:15)
Bill Moyers, The Media and Democracy
Bill Moyers speaks his mind on Big Media to fellow media activists at the National Conference for Media Reform in January 2007. Part 3.