Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | America's Dairyland
America's Dairyland - Wisconsin's dairy industry is an integral part of the state's interrelated and interdependent economy. In addition to the dairy farmer, who provides the raw milk needed to produce dairy products, this industry involves all the people who process, transport, market, and advertise these products. This program examines the development of the dairy industry, and explores the complex connections between dairy farming and other aspects of life in Wisconsin and the world.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | Wisconsin Is Special
Wisconsin Is Special - Wisconsin is a state of great physical and cultural diversity. Throughout the state's history, interaction among people settling in Wisconsin's varied geographical regions has led to a balance and harmony that is manifested in Wisconsin's economy, landforms, and cultures. "Wisconsin Is Special" discusses this balance. It also examines the state symbols that represent Wisconsinites' pride in place, showing how these symbols reflect the unique and special place called
How To Make Compare and Contrast Map, Hierachy Map, and Concept Map
Having students create their own graphic organizers with key
words or phrases, images, connections, color, and layout can be a great way for them to develop visual literacy and thinking skills, construct and represent knowledge, and show the connection between their ideas and understandings. In this video three different kinds of graphic organizers are created using Glogsteredu, Prezi, and Powerpoint to make three different types of graphic organizers:
- Compare and Contrast Map
Daylight Saving Time
Video describes the history of Daylight Saving Time. The video discusses why daylight saving time happens and when it happens. Shows students how the time change helps conserve. natural resourcesThe animated cartoon and live action video has a quick pace. . (2:56)
Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin White
A cute little music video to In A World's children's song "Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin White." This song and video tell kids about pumpkins and pumpkin carving. A fun little song for the whole family to enjoy at pumpkin carving time. Video shows words to the song on the screen. (1:31)
Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.
Sentence Diagramming: Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates
This selection begins with a simple sentence containing a compound subject and compound predicate appearing on a black screen. The teacher then explains step-by-step how to diagram the sentence with the diagram appearing on the screen. ( Background noise from the class is present, so teachers may wish to mute the video). ( 6:44)
Controlling Fear During a Speech
How do you control fear during a speech? This short video tip says that the only way your anxiety will show to your audience is if you tell them...so the tip is don't tell them (0:47).
Control Breathing During a Speech
How does one control breathing during a speech? This short public speaking tip is to take a couple of good deep breaths before speech. If you find yourself getting nervous during speech-stop and take a deep breath (0:54).
How to control nerves when speaking in public Many people say that speaking in public is one of the most nerve-racking things they have to do. Here are a few techniques to help you control your nerves. First, be prepared; the more prepared you are the less nervous you will be. Next, stretch on your neck and arms. Third, do lips and jaw exercises; these will help you relax. And lastly, focus on the audience. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. Thi
Many people say that speaking in public is one of the most nerve-racking things they have to do. Here are a few techniques to help you control your nerves. First, be prepared; the more prepared you are the less nervous you will be. Next, stretch on your neck and arms. Third, do lips and jaw exercises; these will help you relax. And lastly, focus on the audience. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. Thi
Good Presentations: Gestures
Good Presentations: Gestures. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. In good presentations, avoid gestures that are fidgety and unnecessary as they distract the audience. Use appropriate gestures for good presentations with tips from a teacher. (02:23) Keep your gestures between your waist and your chin.
History of Thanksgiving
This video teaches kids about the history of Thanksgiving. In the video an American history authority discusses the origins of the holiday.
Where to Practice for the ACT & SAT for Free
This informative video features information from Brian Leaf, M.A., who is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series. (Note: A small ad appears before the video starts.)
Austrian Christmas Traditions
Austrian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities.
Nouns and Verbs
This video demonstrates the learner's ability to distinguish, identify, and correctly use nouns and verbs.
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.
Simple Clouds With Acrylic Paint
This video features a short demonstration of painting simple clouds. The technique is to just use an opaque white paint and allow the background to show through in some areas to create shadows. Push the paint around in all directions . Artist is Tim Gagnon.
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p