The Story of Leonardo's Horse
Every corner of western civilization has been touched by Leonardo da Vinci's genius and creativity. (3:45)
This video explains the use of mnemonics as techniques for memorization. The teacher uses an acronym and a physical method to demonstrate memorizing which months have thirty-one days. ( 1:50)
Phonics with The Funnies-Learn About the Letter /i/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the short sound /i/ by using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /i/ appears in one bubble while pictures of words that begin with short /i/ appear in the other bubble. Pictures named include igloo, iguana, insect, internet, instruments, and Iggy. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom with mastery of this important skill. (2:07)
Phonics with The Funnies-/short a sound/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies Family teach about the short a sound using the Funny Bubble Maker. The short /a/ appears in one bubble while pictures that begin with the short a appear in the 2nd bubble. Some of the pictures include apple, alligator, ant, ambulance, anchor, etc. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom to teach and or re-teach this important skill. (2:08)
Use of the Exclamation Mark
This lively slide show set to music shows many examples of the use of the exclamation mark to indicate strong feeling or high volume. Many examples of the exclamation mark after an interjection are shown. ( 1:30)
Seven Wonders of Ancient world
Take a virtual tour to the ancient world to learn about its wonders through a computer-made video. (2:42)
MacDraft - A Fire Safety Initiative
Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
And the Next President Is……
Who will be our next President? A lot depends on what happens to our ailing economy between now and election day. But, presidential historian Thomas Schwartz says another factor will depend on which candidate has the clearest vision for success. View 2012 election expertise information for Thomas Schwartz >> Visit election VU to find allkeep reading »
Them and Us: A Special Relationship? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sarah Lyall, Justin Webb | BBC Today Programme presenter and former Washington Correspondent Justin Webb in conversation with the New York Times' London correspondent and author of The Anglofiles, Sarah Lyall. How is the relationship between Britain and America changing in the era of Obama and Cameron? Is there still a unique political and cultural understanding or have we grown apart?
Kidnapped Africans caught in the slave trade during the 1840s seized their ship (Amistad) travelling near Cuba. The ship drifted into U.S. waters and was taken into custody. This resulted in an early Supreme Court case where the Africans, wanting their freedom, were defended by none other than former president John Quincy Adams. (5min)
Japan's Noda lays a wreath at veteran's memorial
Nov. 12 - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda lays wreath and pays respects at veteran's cemetery in Hawaii. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Ron Deibert on 9/11: Reflections after Ten Years
University of Toronto political scientist Ron Deibert, with his contribution to 9/11: Ten Reflections after the Passage of Ten Years: An Opportunity to Contemplate and Remember. It was recorded on September 13, 2011. The event was produced by the Munk School of Global Affairs in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of the United States.
Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
Intro to Chemistry: 2.1: History of the Atom (1/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 2.1: History of the Atom. This lesson focuses on the history, beginning with John Dalton's theory, and the size of the atom. A diagram of Rutherford's model of the atom is also shown and explained. ( 8:20)
Beetlejuice - Beauty & The Beetle PART 2
Examines the use of irony and personification.
Martin Luther King and the March on Washington
This video includes text, narration, and pictures from the book Martin Luther King and the March on Washington by Francis E. Ruffin. The book is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades 2-3.
Richard Mayer's theory of multimedia learning can help us develop more effective PowerPoint presentations, videos, and printed materials. This film outlines some of the major components of Mayer's theory. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 721, Occupational and Agricultural Safety and Health Interventions. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts.
Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening
Over the past 35 years, instructors at the University of California, Santa Cruz have taught organic farming and gardening skills to more than a thousand apprentices through the UCSC Farm & Garden Apprenticeship program. Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors is their 600-page manual and covers practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in agriculture. Units contain lecture outlines for instructors and det