Symbol Imagery Assessment
This short video shows a teacher administering a symbol imagery assessment to a seven-year-old student.  The video connects the results of the student's assessment to his decoding skills.  As his recognition of letters grows stronger, that will in turn help with his decoding of words.  When decoding becomes more automatic, it will help the student's reading comprehension.
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This children's educational video teaches kids basic addition
skills. The concept is presented simply with numbers and picture
representations of numbers 0 though 10. Lesson page:

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My Hero, Zero - Song
This animated video presents number zero. It explains why the invention of the number zero matters so much. There are illustrations based on historical facts and reference to the way in which we can use zero for multiplications by ten and a hundred.
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Easy Division Shortcuts
Learn to improve your math skills using mental math tricks. See how to divide numbers by 5, 50, and 500 quickly and easily. Teacher demonstrates the shortcut on an interactive white board.  (2:36)
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Richard III by William Shakespeare, Part 2 of
A historical tragedy -- the villainous Richard, the duke of Gloucester, schemes to inherit the crown, ruthlessly eliminating anyone who hinders his progress. This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
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Basic Calculations in Mathematics : Calculating the Perimeter of a Circle
The perimeter of a circle is calculated by measuring the radius and multiplying it by 2 pi. Calculate the perimeter of a circle with a professional math tutor in this video on math skills. There are English captions at the bottom.

Expert: Fernando Millan
Contact: www.tutormath.info
Bio: Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University and University of Florida, am

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This is a short story about a young girl with a disability. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:16) Great for improving listening skills. There are comprehension questions at the end of the story.
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Biography: Vladimir Lenin: Voice of Revolution
Called treacherous, deluded, out-of-touch, insane, Lenin might have been a minor historical footnote but for the Russian Revolution, which catapulted him into the headlines of the 20th century.
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Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes.  Mark Steel looks at Descartes life and philosophy.  He starts with some background about Descartes.   He also discusses Aristotle and his thoughts and how Parliament instructed people not to attack his thoughts.  Descartes said his best ideas would come if he was clear of all distractions, he said his clea
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Written and delivered by Mark Steel, lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes.  This episode discusses Descartes daughter who dies when she is five and he becomes devastated.  He starts to write “the Meditations,” which is a theory of the universe.  Video does not show historical pictures, it uses current background and people to help with the lecturers ideas.
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The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts.  Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy.  He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system.  He then continued that our minds are separate from our
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A brief documentary on Irish Immigration to America, the reasons the Irish left Ireland, life upon arrival, cultural contributions, and current immigration. Video is done by students and these students do some acting in the video, video also contains historical pictures.  Video is of good quality and contains good information.  Appropriate for late elementary and middle school students.

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Whole Language
An explanation of the whole-language classroom.  A whole language classroom is a classroom where children are taught individual skills in a meaningful context.  In a whole language classroom, learning is child centered, learning is a social act, the process is more important than the product and much more.
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Ep.1, PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 1
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
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ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
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Taoism Vs Confucianism
This is the second part of the interview to Dr. Adler. He talks about the difference between Taoism and Confucianism. He gives a historical background.
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Religious Influence on Chinese Culture
This video shows part of an interview to Dr. Adler. He talks about Chinese culture and explains the influence Religion has on it. He gives a historical background.
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Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read.  The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills.  It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
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How to Play the Arithmetic Game
Learn how to play and teach this great game for practicing arithmetic with an expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip.  This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills.  A fun game that is easily learned and played.
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Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods.  2:38 min.
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