Learn English 65 - Films
5 minute video clip that teaches how to exchange opinions. The clips talks about asking for people's opinion, giving your own opinion, and disagreeing. A short movie shows an example of how to use opinions in real life.
How to Adjust and Change Line Spacing in Microsoft Word
To adjust and change line spacing in Microsoft Word, click on the desired text, select "Alignment and Spacing" from the formatting palette and find "Line Spacing" to choose single, one and a half or double spacing. Adjust the line spacing in a Word document with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (01:37) This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to full screen to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.<
The Blankies - Learning My ABCs
The Blankies song Learning My ABCs. This video is a cute video for children to learn their alphabet. With each letter the character has a picture of an item that starts with the letter. Upper case and lower case letters are both included. Run time 02:58.
I Like the Flowers Boomdiada Song
A colorful animation of the song "I Like the Flowers". Some names of flowers are given and there are funny animated claymation characters dancing and singing. (2:12)
Determine the Structure - Part 1
The First D in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Determine the Structure and Thesis Requirement" You must establish which essay Structure is appropriate for the assignment. This segment discusses the various types of essays that could be required by various faculties and teachers, and prepares you to follow models which will successfully carry your Thesis. (9:46)
*There is an ad for the Webster Academy that accompanies this video.
Multiplying Polynomials, Part 6
Part 6 of Multiplying Polynomials covers the special product of squaring a binomial. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen. (10:53)
Homes and Houses
This video is a slide show that presents vocabulary related to homes, houses and buildings. The words are written and and read out twice.
English Vocabulary Lessons-Body Parts Vocabulary
This video helps to improve English vocabulary. A picture of a body part is shown as it is pronounced. This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for our youngest students. (2:17)
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
How to Write an Introduction to Your Essay
Note: There is a couple of moments of silence as the instructor waits for you to read the paragraph. The instructor 'dissects' themfirst paragraph by color-coding, then explains the significance of each part of the paragraph.
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this clip. A writing instructor gives tips on how to write the introduction of an essay.
Elementary Education : How to Identify Learning Disabilities in Children
In order to identify a learning disability in a child, it's important to examine a child's organizational skills and propensity to get confused about time and words. Find out how to take symptoms of a learning disability to get professional help with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on identifying learning disabilities in children. (01:24)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Flori
In this video segment, students learn how to do one-step
division problems and write the remainder in the solution. Then, they
learn how to divide a three-digit number by a one-digit number without remainders and discuss what to do when dividing by zero.
The History of the Internet
Hurray for the internet. The Web as we know it has only been around for about 57 years. It has grown into the largest mass medium in the short time it has been around.
Understanding Weight vs Mass
In everyday language, the words "mass" and "weight" are used interchangably but they really are different things when it comes to physics. Professor Steven Pollock explains weight in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. The video uses lecture format, demonstration, and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation. Run time 09:16.
Learn Italian - Indefinite Article
This segment, which is from a larger video clip, is a short explanation of the use of un, uno, una and un' in Italian. (01:19)
Juan Enriquez wants to Grow Energy
Juan Enriquez challenges our definition of bioenergy. Oil, coal, gas and other hydrocarbons are not chemical but biological products, based on plant matter -- and thus, growable. Our whole approach to fuel, he argues, needs to change. Juan Enriquez thinks and writes about the profound changes that genomics and other life sciences will cause in business, technology, politics and society. This video could also be used with a lesson in agriculture. Run time 18:08.
This video segment adapted from NOVA examines ethanol, a cleaner-burning fuel alternative to gasoline, and the efforts to produce it more efficiently. Today, most ethanol in the United States is made from corn kernels. But converting corn into ethanol requires lots of energy as well as corn, which might otherwise be used to feed people and livestock. The video features research efforts to use less valuable plant matter, called cellulosic biomass, and microorganisms that may be able to accomplish
This video segment adapted from KQED's QUEST profiles the work of Jay Keasling, a synthetic biologist experimenting with ways to produce a cleaner-burning fuel from biological matter, using genetically modified microorganisms. Keasling's approach involves engineering microbes to eat simple sugars found in plant matter and then excrete fuel. The video explains the two techniques that may enable Keasling to accomplish this: metabolic engineering and directed evolution. It also suggests that creati
How to Edit WatchKnow
Here's a carefully edited screencast explaining how to edit Watchknow. This excellent screencast describes: (1) installing the bookmarklet; (2) importing videos with the bookmarklet; (3) editing the directory; and (4) recategorizing videos. This screencast was developed by none other than the original designer of WatchKnow, Dr. Larry Sanger. (08:27)