Inferences: Knowing text structure
Use inferencing skills to help figure out the progression of ideas and text structure of a narrative. Inference, cause and effect, chronological order, compare and contrast, and many other skills help a reader to better understand a story. This video is led by an educator, and the thought processes are explained clearly.
Guide to the William Flinn Papers, 1898-1921
This collection contains books of news clippings and letters kept by Pittsburgh businessman and politician William Flinn. It consists of 54 microfilm reels of clippings (258 volumes) primarily from Pittsburgh newspapers with some national and foreign coverage from 1898-1921, and two bound volumes of letters.
The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of educational leadership and management
This unit introduces you to researching educational leadership and management and how undertaking research can contribute to both good practice and the building of leadership capacity.
Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot
A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot (1888-1965); born on Sep 26. US-English poet, critic, and playwright.
Relationships Between Literature and Historical Period Using Concept Maps
This sample lesson uses an Inspiration concept map to provide 9-12 grade students a workspace to explain the relationships between literature and historical periods, cultures and society. An example of a concept map is presented in this lesson. While there are attempts to zoom in on individual slides, it is very difficult to read the concept map. The video does describe a good way to help students connect concepts visually through concept maps.
Mark Ravina, "Legends of the Last Samurai"
Mark Ravina, Associate Professor of Japanese History at Emory University, discussed "Legends of the Last Samurai" at Bowdoin College. Professor Ravina has written widely on Early Modern and Meiji era Japan.
Counting from 1 to 100 in French
In this lesson, Jacqueline teaches you the French numbers from 1 to 100. You'll see that it's as easy as "un, deux, trois".
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
A comical show about AJ and the crew who travel back in time to late 19th century to talk to Nellie Bly. Nellie Bly was a journalist who faked her own insanity in order to investigate the terrible conditions of America's asylums.
Nth Roots and Operations on Radicals - Yay Math
The video reviews square roots, cube roots, and fourth roots of numbers and variables. Then goes into some main properties of radical expressions, including removing radicals from the denominator. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=711499923819897326&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=enProduced by Robert Ahdoo
Exploring Life within the Layers of the Rainforest
Go on an adventure and explore the wonders of the rainforest. Here is the opportunity to explore the layers of the rainforest and the different animals. (2:17)
Heredity By StudyJams
Heredity is the passing of traits, or features, from parents to offspring through genes. Genes, which are found inside cells, are shared from one generation to the next, passing on all kinds of characteristics like eye color, dimples, freckles, and height. Learn more about heredity with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
French-The Past Perfect Tense
In this video, we see and hear how to create regular and irregular past participles. The helping verbs avoir and etre are conjugated and then we see how to put them together to form the past perfect tense.
Thank Goodness for Gravity
The boy featured in this video has concerns about spinning through space on Earth until he is introduced to a Foucault pendulum. He learns that French scientist Jean Bernard Léon Foucault used his knowledge of pendulums to demonstrate Earth’s rotation and how that movement is a steady, measurable motion rather than a dangerous one. KET adapted this video from the original produced by the Lexington Public Library in Lexington, KY. Run time 05:46.
City of London tithe assessments - 1638-72
Transcribed assessments for seventeenth century tithes, for the City of London parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Pancras Soper Lane and St Mary Le Bow. Produced by the IHR/Birkbeck/Cambridge 'People in Place' project (2003-6).
English Vocabulary-Lesson 4-Idioms About Driving
Vocabulary for the advanced English language learner. Lesson 4 topic: Idioms and sayings about driving-"backseat driver", "road hog", and "running on empty" The narrator demonstrates the idioms, but does not offer much depth. (2:58).
(6/12)Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
Coastal Walk - Stop 5b
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the fifth stop on the walk (part three).
The Biggest Stars in Space
Stars range in size from neutron stars, which vary anywhere from 20 to 40 km in diameter, to supergiants like for example - Betelgeuse in the Orion constellation, which has a diameter approximately 650 times larger than the Sun—about 0.9 billion kilometres. However, Betelgeuse has a much lower density than the Sun.
VY Canis Majoris (VY CMa) is a red hypergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major. With a size of up to about 2,100 solar radii, it is the largest known star and als