In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
How to Improve in Organization, Content, Word Choice, Voice and Sentence Fluency Part1
This program is a comical mock essay contest with cartoon character judges such as Aristotle. It will enhance student writing skills by helping them improve in organization, content, word choice, voice and sentence fluency. They will enhance these skills through the understanding of standard English conventions and through revising and editing their compositions. Students will learn to demonstrate their writing skills in a variety of writing styles, including: Narrative - Descriptive -Exposito
BrainingCamp online middle school math software features rich and engaging content that enables students to apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems.
A History of the Popes I chapter 1 part 1
In this series of videos on the history of the Popes, you will learn many historical facts about the Popes from the beginning to current times. It is presented in a format similar to what you might see on the history channel. There are six parts in Chapter 1.
Baptism Part II Ch 2: Historical Proof That Baptism Saves
More historical evidence for the necessity of baptism for salvation.
The True Story of D-Day - Part 1 of 10
This is the first part of a documentary about the D-Day in WWII when Anglo-American Landings, commences. In this video there is an introduction to the historical event and some reference to statistics. There is footage, reconstructions and accounts of people who were there that day and survived. There is a complete explanation of when and why Operation Overlord was planned. There is reference to the 5 beaches in Normandy and to the German leader Rommel and his role.
Fiscal federalism is the model of spending, taxing, and providing grants in the federal government system. The national government’s primary means of influencing state governments is giving money to states in the form of grants-in-aid. Grants-in-aid have a long history in the United States, dating back to the Confederation period. The nation’s leaders originally designed them to help fund agriculture, land grant colleges, and farm-related education. They grew to encompass many other types of
History of Harlem: Jazz
This video shows some historical background to the origin of Jazz in America. There is reference to what Jazz means and bands playing Jazz. There is also reference to the influence of Harlem on generations of African-American artists.
Writing Lessons : How to Teach Personal Narrative Writing for 3rd Grade
Teaching personal narrative writing to third graders is a great way to help children develop powerful writing skills and show them how to find their voice. Improve writing skills in children with tips from a credentialed teacher in this video on writing lessons.
Writing Lessons : How to Teach Summarizing in Writing
Teaching children summarizing in writing helps students to be concise, to think clearly and become better speakers. Develop powerful writing skills with tips from a credentialed teacher in this video on summarizing.
General Plant Biology
This site is from The Ohio State University Horticulture and Crop Science Department. It provides an overview of botany including the following general topics: Diversity of Organisms; Flowerless Plants; Flowering Plants; Angiosperm families; Plant Chemistry; Plant Cells, Tissues, and Organs; Plant Physiology; Plant Genetics; and Plant Ecology. It contains images illustrating structures and supplementing descriptions of plants.
The Declaration of Independence: Ideas for a New Age
This 17 minute examines the basic principles and concepts set forth in the Declaration of Independence, as well as the American leaders, their ideas and the historical events that resulted in the document. Good details. Best used with a timeline and a word list. Many items need a great deal more explanation, but the video is a good start.
Has video quiz, too.
Investigating Wisconsin History-A Place to Belong
This program opens as Angie discovers a historical marker and cemetery in southwestern Wisconsin. They are all that remain of the community of Pleasant Ridge. As she explores the mystery of this vanished community, Angie learns that all communities change. She helps students understand the implications of Wisconsin's transition from a rural state to one that is primarily urban. Students will see the different ways in which people interact with one another throughout this ongoing process of chang
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 2
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. Includes photos of the contestants receiving their prizes. (6:11)
How to Improve Your Math Skills
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nine years. Mr. Chang discusses how a learner can improve their math skills.
How to Pass the GED
Passing the GED test requires reviewing algebra, geometry and
other basic math skills, keeping up with current events and taking
several practice tests to plan out the timing. This video clip a GED tutor will help to prepare for the GED test and help to ensure a passing grade.
SALT 2 Strategic Arms Negotiations Video is about the Cold War Strategic Arms negotiations during the late 70's early 80's. Moscow and Washington were clashing over human rights. The SS20 alarmed the NATO allies, especially the West Germans with a range of 3000 miles these missiles could hit their capitals. The SALT 2 negotiations did not include the SS20 discussion. The super powers had agreed new limits on strategic arms in June 1979 comp
Video is about the Cold War Strategic Arms negotiations during the late 70's early 80's. Moscow and Washington were clashing over human rights. The SS20 alarmed the NATO allies, especially the West Germans with a range of 3000 miles these missiles could hit their capitals. The SALT 2 negotiations did not include the SS20 discussion. The super powers had agreed new limits on strategic arms in June 1979 comp
Introduction to Hare Krishna
This video shows and interview to a Hare Krishna leader, Mr. Dasa. He defines the movement and gives historical background. He talks about their link and difference to Hinduism. There is also an explanation of the contents of the classic Bagavad Gita and the importance of Karma.
Hare Krishna - The Founders
In this part of the interview to Mr Dasa he talks about the founder of the movement. He gives historical background and explains the reasons why they chose the USA to establish.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Context
The context of a novel is the social, cultural and historical
background in which it is written. It deals with what was happening in
the world in the period with which the novel is concerned. Studying the context of a novel can aid and deepen our understanding of the story and characters. This title looks at the context of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men has an explicit context because the social and political events of 1930s America create the climate of