Sound Waves and Mathematics
Uses a graphing calculator to explain sound (sinusoidal) waves through advanced mathematical formulas. Color and sound, but mostly shows views of graphing calculator and equations. Grades 10-12. 9:17 min.
Donald Duck In Mathmagic Land (Part 2 of 3)
How to Write An Informative Essay
This clip, made by a student for an English class, tells how to write an informative essay. The narrator discusses the purpose of an informative essay, resources for information, choosing a topic, how to start the essay, and provides a link to help with formatting.
IELTS How to write a discussion essay outline (part 2 of 2)
Here is the second part in my outline series on how to write a discussion essay. (6:07)
Mary and Gretel part 2
This video demonstrates silent animated film.
Plagiarism--Before He Cheats
This well-produced video showcases the song "Before He Cheats," and is a parody about plagiarism and cheating in school. This is appropriate for students in grades 7-12 (USA). 3:25 min.
A Quick Guide To Plagiarism
This is a seven-and-a-half minute guide to the different types of plagiarism that students need to be aware of.
How to Balance Your Checkbook
This professionally-made video explains balancing a checkbook step-by-step. An actor demonstrates the steps. ( 3:05)
How to Play Chess (2 of 3)
Part 2 How to play Chess for beginners. More concepts and strategies. Run time 08:33.
This children's educational video teaches kids basic shapes,
discrimination, and spatial relationships. Shapes of Circle, square, triangle, rectangle, star, oval, diamond, heart, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon are shown with the word. Lesson page:
Consonant Digraph Rap - Wh, Ch, Sh, Th
This computer-animated video defines digraphs and provides examples with a catchy rap song. Examples of words containing digraphs are pictured and spelled. (1:48)
Prefixes, Suffixes, & Roots Rap Song
A rap song to learn about prefixes, suffixes, and roots. The songs lyrics are displayed on slides as the rapper sings. The songs defines prefixes and suffixes and tells how they all have roots. Lots of information in this rap song. This is a great resource to help students master these important skills. (2:51)
Morpheme Mastery Part 2
In this a review on dividing words into parts. There is not narration but instructions are provided on the screen on how to divide the words and then by prefix, root, and suffix. The students are then given a word on the slide and asked to divide the word into parts.
5th Grade Students and Idioms
My 5th grade class produced some idioms. We were learning about figurative language and saw some videos on them and then made our own. Lots of fun!
Toxic: Garbage Island
For years we've been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Basically, any trash that gets dumped in the water rides the currents to this one spot and joins an ever-increasing flotilla of garbage. For all the breathless accounts of the mess and its impact on the area's sealife, however, no one seemed to have a picture of the buildup.
In order to sate our own curiosit
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch - Think twice the next time you use bottled water or use anything that is made out of plastic. This six-minute video is a slideshow with images and words. Many of the images show animals of the ocean habitat in distress (for instance, a turtle that ingested plastic bags). The video should be accompanied by educator's information as there is no narration.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Gorilla in the Greenhouse)
This is an animation (07:43) to explain the Great Garbage Patch to younger viewers. Hufflebot will do anything to get that Wormulus out of his head, including creating a nation of plastic bags in the middle of the Pacific Ocean...until they get a taste of their own medicine. Created by Jay Golden for SustainLane Media.
Re-Wiring the Brain
Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich lectures on the secrets of the brain's ability to actively re-wire itself. He discusses his research into ways to harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function. The ability of the brain to grow and change as we develop is a complex process that progresses in a predictable way.
First-Grade Home School Lesson Subjects
Have you decided to home school your child? Learn all about important school subjects for home schooling first-graders in this education video.
Matt Moskal is a free-lance artist with a BA in Elementary / Special Education. He has taught Kindergarten through 6th grade in the Philadelphia School District since 2003.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
First-Grade Home School Reading Lessons : Reading Rules for First-Graders
Have you decided to home school your child? Learn how to teach reading rules to home schooled first graders in this education video.