The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 2/3 Written and delivered by Mark Steel, lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode discusses Descartes daughter who dies when she is five and he becomes devastated. He starts to write “the Meditations,” which is a theory of the universe. Video does not show historical pictures, it uses current background and people to help with the lecturers ideas.
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode discusses Descartes daughter who dies when she is five and he becomes devastated. He starts to write “the Meditations,” which is a theory of the universe. Video does not show historical pictures, it uses current background and people to help with the lecturers ideas.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts. Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy. He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system. He then continued that our minds are separate from our
Irish Immigration A brief documentary on Irish Immigration to America, the reasons the Irish left Ireland, life upon arrival, cultural contributions, and current immigration. Video is done by students and these students do some acting in the video, video also contains historical pictures. Video is of good quality and contains good information. Appropriate for late elementary and middle school students.
A brief documentary on Irish Immigration to America, the reasons the Irish left Ireland, life upon arrival, cultural contributions, and current immigration. Video is done by students and these students do some acting in the video, video also contains historical pictures. Video is of good quality and contains good information. Appropriate for late elementary and middle school students.
An explanation of the whole-language classroom. A whole language classroom is a classroom where children are taught individual skills in a meaningful context. In a whole language classroom, learning is child centered, learning is a social act, the process is more important than the product and much more.
Ep.1, PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 1
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
Taoism Vs Confucianism
This is the second part of the interview to Dr. Adler. He talks about the difference between Taoism and Confucianism. He gives a historical background.
Religious Influence on Chinese Culture
This video shows part of an interview to Dr. Adler. He talks about Chinese culture and explains the influence Religion has on it. He gives a historical background.
Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read. The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills. It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
How to Play the Arithmetic Game
Learn how to play and teach this great game for practicing arithmetic with an expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip. This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills. A fun game that is easily learned and played.
Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods. 2:38 min.
A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz
Watch choreographer (and original West Side Story dancer) Eliot Feld, Sondra Lee (one of Robbins' original "Opus" dancers), along with other Robbins' friends and colleagues join the current cast of dancers to contextualize the cultural and historical importance of Mr. Robbins' career and NY Export: Opus Jazz in this 10 minute documentary by Matt Wolf and Anna Farrell.
Historical tale of the inventor of the printing press, Johannes Gutenberg See how in 1439 - the invention of the printing press - forever changed the world. (Amateur video)
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesn’t and then restructures the environment. The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
King Henry VII - Lecture on Historical Figure
The video shows an expert lecturing. It is part of the historical monologue "400 Years of English History" presented by artist/historian George S. Stuart as part of an exhibit of his Historical Figures at the Ventura County Museum of Art and History in Ventura California. The presenter explains how king Henry VII dealt with some laws during his reign. (4:22)
Baptism Part I: What Does it Mean to Be "Born Again?"
This video explores the biblical and historical definition of what it means to be "Born Again". Video is not done by a priest, however the message he gives is good and teaches what baptism means.
Rescue of the Lost Battalion
Rescue of the Lost Battalion is a 10-minute machinima (animated movie) featuring the story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team's rescue of the "Lost Battalion," a Texas unit that was trapped behind enemy lines during World War II.
Featuring narration from the Go For Broke National Education Center's oral history archive, along with historical footage from the National Archives and videogame animation, the movie vividly describe
The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by
ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade
and dream walk. And he'll need all of those skills to face what is
waiting for him on the outside. This book trailer, narrated by Neil
Gaiman with illustrations from the book by Dave McKean, will give you a taste of Gaiman's novel, The Graveyard Book.
Time Management Skills for Teachers
Time Management Skills for Teachers. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Teachers can assess their time management skills by keeping a log of their activities, reorganizing their work spaces to make things easier to find and using valuable tools that can make each task...