The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Early Education : Teaching Map Skills
eHow Instructional Video- A starting point for teaching map skills can be teaching students about different areas of a classroom. Get students to draw a map of a classroom with help from a former classroom teacher.
Peer Helper Programs
Teach teens how to really listen to each other and to be bridges to professional assistance. This professional video addresses concerns skeptics may have about peer helper programs and notes the main skills peer helpers learn in this type of program.
Daily 6 traits Writing
ASILOMAR REGIONAL READING CONFERENCE March 6, 7 and 8, 2009: Learn how Daily Six-Trait Writing, a new resource for grades 1-6 +, provides trait-based writing instruction and practice of skills through short, concrete lessons and activities. (8:48)
Children and Money Part I
Learn to build your children's money skills with a weekly allowance.
Science at Home
Tips to help your child develop science skills at home.
Interview with Fusion Authors & Participants
A 3 minute interview with Karen Todd and Katy Phillips, authors of The Fusion Programme, outlining the main ethos behind Fusion. Also includes interviews with participants, asking about their challenges, the skills and strategies they learnt whilst attending Fusion, and how it has impacted their family lives. Run time 03:06.
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
This video teaches how to multiply whole numbers without a calculator. It is designed to teach basic multiplication skills.
Battle of the Bulge
Explains the historical significance of the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. Uses historical photographs with narration.
Montage of World War II historical footage
A visual summary of World War II in video and images, featuring news reel footage and historical photos and video of Hitler, fighters, concentration camps on the Atlantic front, soldier, atomic bomb in Pacific front. Show the new WW II monument in Washington. Current, but relevant music is played in the background. NOTE: some disturbing war pictures.
Terra Cotta Army Video
Basically a historical travel guide. Good information and great images. Students should have a timeline of Chinese history to understand the age of the army.
Sight Reading Exercises for Piano
This video lesson provides an introduction to sight reading and will help with development of "hand-eye" coordination skills. (7:47)
Rosh HaShana videos: 98 of them
To learn more about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana, Jacob Richman has put together a list of 98 videos on all aspects about its history and cultural aspects. Far ranging topices from dancing to historical information are available. Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year 5771.
This video shows an interview to some Rabbis answering the question "What sparked anti-semitism". There is historical background and reference to the New Testament.
Learning about Judaism
This video shows Dr Catanzaro referring to the Torah. He lists some of the most relevant passages and suggest reading them for more information about Judaism. He also summarises the most relevant historical events in Judaism as a way of conclusion.
Follow the Money: Accounting for the Young Entrepreneur Part I
Many young people venture into small businesses with hopes of fulfillment and monetary success. That spirit is the essence of a strong and resilient economy. This tutorial begins a series teaching one of the important skills they need to live their dreams.
Junior Solar Sprint and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Competitions
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosts the U.S. Department of Energy's Junior Solar Sprint/Hydrogen Fuel Cell (JSS/HFC) Car Competitions. Middle School teams from all over the Colorado Region participate in this fun, educational and exciting event. Teams work together building solar and/or hydrogen fuel cell cars with guidance from a parent or teacher coach to compete in race and design categories. A "Spirit Award" is also presented to the team recognized for good sportsmanship. Building
Vehicle Stopping Distance
If you are traveling 20 mph, how far would your car go before stopping? This video adapted from KET's Street Skills explores the two parts of the stopping process: reaction time, how long it takes your brain to respond, and stopping distance, and the distance traveled between putting on the brake and coming to a stop. Run time 03:51.
The Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln
This is video about Abraham Lincoln. It explores the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president through historical information complimented by personal tidbits and legends regarding Lincoln.
Story Retelling Kindergarten Readiness
This video tells how to get your child ready for kindergarten by learning how to help your child learn to retell stories. The expert gives parents examples and ideas on how practice retelling skills. (1:57)