RFK - Bobby Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis
At the beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bob Kennedy was the country’s attorney general. At first he advocated a strike against the island, ninety miles south of Florida, where the Soviet Union was installing offensive ballistic missiles. As he listened to the debate amongst the President's closest advisors, however, he changed his mind.
Move the video forward, to 1:10, to view a short clip of Bobby’s role in the crisis. Included are recreated scenes, hist
Causes of the English Civil War.
A slideshow giving reasons for the English Civil War. The King´s personality, the problems with parliament and the need for money due to war are listed. His marriage to Catholic Henrieta Maria and his religious policies are also presented. The main events in this historical period can be read and there is background music but it does not belong to the time studied.(Amateur video)
Historical Primary Sources
Historical Primary Sources. Randall Niles looks at the Gettysburg Address to stress the importance of trustworthy documents in the study of history. (3:13)
The Place Value Number Line - Virtual Manipulative
A number line is a common representation of integers used to teach concepts of positive and negative numbers, zero, place-value, and arithmetic operations. The Place Value Number Line manipulative is designed to introduce, practice, and test skills in representing place value on a number line. There are instructions on the right side of the Java applet.
Coin Problem - A Virtual Manipulative
The goal of this problem is to use the balance scale to compare coin weights in order to discover which of the coins is counterfeit. After familiarizing yourself with the problem, see if you can discover the conterfeit coin in as few weighings as possible. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Teaching Language Life Skills to Special Education Students
When teaching language life skills to special education students, it's important to be direct and repetitive. Find out how special education teachers compensate for the disadvantages faced by their students with help from a special education teacher in this video on teaching language life skills to special education students.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and learning disabil
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
Creating a Life Skills Portfolio for Special Education Students
A life skills portfolio for special needs students usually includes stories that are related to specific social skills. Discover how anecdotal records are kept for special needs students with help from a special education teacher in this video (02:17) on special education students.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and learning disabilities.
Filmmaker: Rendered Communicati
How to Teach Life Skills : Teaching Life Skills to Developmental Students
To teach life skills to developmental students, understand their student's functioning level, speak on their level, demonstrate the skill and have the student repeat the demonstration. Modify teaching style and demonstrations to fit each student's individual learning style with help from a university campus president in this video (01:27) on life skills.
Expert: Dr. Darren Adamson
Bio: Dr. Darren Adamson is the campus president for the Salt Lake City, Utah campus of Argosy Universi
How to Teach Life Skills : Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers
Teach life skills, such as social interaction, to autistic teenagers by tapping into the strengths of the teenager, working with family members first and then slowly expanding the circle of social interaction. Allow an autistic child to gain confidence by moving slowing when teaching life skills. Get more information on teach life skills from a university campus president in this video on life skills.
Expert: Dr. Darren Adamson
Bio: Dr. Darren Ada
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
This a video of the famous rhyming story and beginner reader by Dr. Seuss. Primary teachers, and parents, can use Dr. Seuss's text filled with rhyming, and high frequency words to teach language skills.
The Skills of Making Relationships
Lesson that requires students to think about the 3 key relationship skills and how they might put these skills into action.
Preschool Writing Activities
By starting with small symbols, learn how to teach your children
beginning writing skills in this free educational video about language
DESIGNING A TOOLSET FOR THE PRIME
VIRTUAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
The PRIME (Providing Real Integration in Multi-disciplinary Environments) project1 aims in modeling, creating and evaluation of a Virtual Business Environment (VBE) for learning the entire life cycle of products and processes for all involved stakeholders and for gaining practical experience in strategic manufacturing through serious gaming. The paper presents the overall architecture of the PRIME system. Further it discusses in more detail the design of the game toolset, which provides the user
How To Read Computer Weather Models
Reading computer weather models is an important skill for watching Doppler radar and predicting the weather, learn some meteorological skills in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 01:30.
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey including body balance and how to move the ball on the field.
Television News Careers : Becoming a News Anchor
Becoming a news anchor requires a bit of talent and presentation skills, an education focused on the field and a lot of hard work to get a foot in the door. Become a news anchor with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Five Little Turkeys Fingerplay With Flannelboard Pieces
This counting rhyme is about five little turkeys. The turkeys are shown on a flannelboard and one is taken away after each part of the rhyme. This would be great to help toddlers and preschoolers learn to count and practice early subtraction skills.
Animoto-Make Impressive Slide Shows
Their first release is Animoto, a web application that automatically generates professionally produced videos using their own patent-pending technology and high-end motion design. Each video is a fully customized orchestration of user-selected images and music. Produced on a widescreen format, Animoto videos have the visual energy of a music video and the emotional impact of a movie trailer.
The heart of Animoto is its newly developed Cinematic Artificial Intelligence technology tha
Qualifications for Journalism
Qualifications for being a journalist include a bachelor's degree
in journalism or a related field, typing skills, writing skills and
evidence of previous publication. Discover why it's important for
bloggers to demonstrate their knowledge with help from a journalism
professor in this video on careers in journalism.