Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students become familiar with a variety of reference resources when seeking information. These sources include atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, online search engines for the Internet, and online library card catalogs.
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Hope in the Congo
Bill Moyers Journal takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo-a country almost one-fourth the size of the US-to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land. "The aid agencies are almost substituting for a social welfare system that hasn't operated in these areas for decades," says Dominic MacSorley, Emergency Director for Concern Worldwide, an international aid organization. The broadcast profiles an innovative program that em
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English Grammar and Punctuation : How to Use a Comma Before Quotation Marks
Commas are used before quotation marks and followed by a space before starting the quote. Discover how to use commas when writing quotes with help from instructor Paige Carrera, who is a certified tutor for both Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
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Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller
Catfish Farming in Indianola, Mississippi
Mississippi is a rural farming state, but in 1965 a local farmer took a different look at his recreational fish pond. Travel with Bennett-Watt and learn about the Catfish Farming Industry in Indianola, Mississippi. Run time 06:59.
When to Capitalize Words
Capitalize words that are proper nouns, months, holidays, job
titles when used with a person's name, important words in a title and
the first word in a sentence. Check the dictionary to see whether a word is capitalized. An English tutor goes over the rules for capitalizing in this clip.
Multiplication with Decimals
This episode of Notepad Tutor that is part of the Pilot Math 5 series explains how to multiply a decimal by a natural number and where to put the decimal in the answer.
How to Write a Decimal as a Percent
In this video learn how to write a decimal as a percent by multiplying the number by 100 and moving the decimal point two places to the right. A math tutor calculates percentages from fractions and decimals on a chalkboard.
Converting Grade Scores Into Percentages
A lesson on how to convert a grade score into a percentage. A math tutor explains that to convert a grade score to a percentage just divide the top number by the bottom number. Examples are shown on a whiteboard on how to divide correct answers by total questions to make a test score into a percentage.
Any - La and Le, grammar structures, and more! Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
Discovering the Internet: Advanced Search (with Google)
Video: Discovering the Internet: Advanced Search Episode 8 (of an 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial outlines the process to do an advanced search on the Internet. Almost all search engines have some type of advanced search tools.
Discovering the Internet: Image Search
Video: Discovering the Internet: Image Search Episode 9 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to search for images on the Internet. Discusses basic and advanced searches using Google.
Google Searches and Research
This excellent teacher-created slideshow was made to offer students a brief review of the ways to search Google. There are many ways to fine tune how the Google engine searches--and this slideshow can save you time. There is no voice narration. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see some of the smaller print.
How Google Search Engine Works
This is a visual illustration of the functioning of the Google Search Engine. There is no narration, so educators will have to give more information than what is given in the slideshow. (7 slides)
Google Scholar Search Tips
Google Scholar is a search engine powered by Google that allows a searcher to look for scholarly literature. This brief slideshow (5 slides) will have to supplemented by information from an educator.
Google Search Tools
This slideshow (33 slides) teaches how to use the various tools of Google, such as: Google 411, the Search Option sidebar, the Wonder Wheel, Google Chrome, the Google Timeline, Google Images, Google Life Magazine Photos, Google Books, etc. There is no narration. The viewer can learn by watching the slideshow, but the slideshow can be enhanced with information from a technology educator. There is no narration.