The Tale of Psyche and Cupid
This student-made video of the myth of Psyche and Cupid features stop motion animation and other special effects. While the video follows the myth (from Ovid's Metamorphoses) closely enough in the beginning, the ending is very different from the original. This movie won 1st place in the audio visual category of the 2009 Ontario Student Classics Conference. Music and text, no narration, live video and still photography. (5:01)
Pyramus and Thisbe - Performed by the Beatles
The complete Pyramus and Thisbe skit - with Shakespeare's words - from the Grenada television program Around the World With The Beatles. Black and white film footage with audience laughter (7:03)
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 1 of 3
The classic live action film version of "Paddle To The Sea" - shown here in 3 parts. Paddle To The Sea was filmed by Bill Mason in 1966, and was inspired by the brilliant Children's Book of the same title, written in 1941 by H. C. Holling. The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 2 of 3
The 1966 film version of Paddle to the Sea, seen here, was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist, master canoeist, artist and filmmaker Bill Mason.
This story (both book and film version) has been loved by generations of school children for decades as they learn about the history of the Great Lakes
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 3 of 3
The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist, master canoeist, artist and filmmaker Bill Mason.
This story (both book and film version) has been loved by generations of school children for decades as they learn about the history of the Great Lakes region of North Americ
Validation - Award winning Short Film
"Validation" is a fable about the magic of free parking. Starring TJ Thyne & Vicki Davis. Writer/Director/Composer - Kurt Kuenne. Winner - Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival, Winner - Audience Award, Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film, Winner - Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award
This is an example of a student created short film. You can see the different edits on Vimeo. This is the most recent edit. (3:12)
12:12 (short film)
Synopsis; They say that 11:11 is the time to make a wish. If that is so, what would be special about 12:12..? This short film shows the weird, odd and unusual events that happen to a young man when the clock strikes 12:12. Enjoy!
VideoInformation; This is my first major attempt at creating a creepy type of film, and I hope the video does give out a weird feeling. You'll probably never look at the time of 12:12 the same way again. I hope you like it!
Learn French - Les Vêtements Pour Homme (Clothes For Men)
Learn French by learning words associated with clothing worn by men. Although many students of French will understand this video this video would be better served if the words and the translation appeared on the screen. A French teacher could stop the video at key points and ask what is being said. For beginning to intermediate learners.
500 NATIONS (PART 18) - Tecumseh
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive account of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
500 NATIONS (PART 23) - The Cherokee, continued
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Paris Peace Conference - 1919
The video shows footage of the time. You can see who the leaders of the peace conference were and what they wanted. There are images of destroyed cities. The main aims of the winners are listed. Wilson's suggestions are explained. Post war politics in Germany is explained and the role of communism. There is reference to the way in which the leaders drew the map of Europe anew. There is a map shown. There is an account of the main terms of the The Treaty of Versailles.
New Deal Programs
With unemployment the highest it had ever been in the nation's history, the most pressing problem facing Roosevelt when he took office was to get people back to work. His first request to Congress was for the Unemployment Relief Act, which created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Over the course of its existence, the CCC employed some three million young men on conservation projects such as flood control, draining swamps, and planting trees. The CCC did more than just provide jobs—it kep
Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
The Wedding March is Mendelssohn's most popular piece. It is part of his contribution to William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream," is the backdrop for the climactic wedding scene. And countless weddings since, usually as the recessional music as the bride and groom leave the church. This is a live-recording of Mendelssohn's Wedding March (from "A Midsummer Night´s Dream"), conducted by Sergio Cardenas and performed on April 29, 2008, at the Xochipilli Concert Hall of Mexico Ci
Moodle for the middle school.
Middle school teacher Molly Tipton uses Moodle in her 8th grade social studies class. 6:48
Mt Orange School Demo - Introduction to Moodle
The demonstration video has been designed for anyone interested in using Moodle 2.0 and gives a brief overview of the activities that can be created using Moodle. The video is set to music while information is printed on the screen. (02:03)
While the American system of politics has generally been defined as a two-party system, occasionally a third party emerges, influencing elections and siphoning important votes from the major parties. Third parties often begin as single-issue parties that oppose or promote a certain social, economic, or political topic. For example, the Republican Party formed in the 1850’s as a third party in opposition to slavery. Similarly, in 2000, Ralph Nader formed the Green Party that focused on environm
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Demography is the study of the characteristics of the human population, such as age, race, and gender. Political scientists use demography to identify and study specific target groups to determine who shows up at the polls versus who does not. In addition, these demographic groups enable political scientists to study voting trends, or what causes people to vote a particular way. Their studies not only yield statistics that can be used to forecast voter turnout in subsequent elections, but they a