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.
Measures of Variability-- DEVIATION
The deviation tells you how far a measurement is from the mean or average of the set. It tells you how much a value deviates from the average. The formula to find the deviation is x minus x bar. The value for x bar is the mean.
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
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind
This is. a mini documentary on Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind. Set against the backdrop of Georgia during the Civil War, Mitchell’s
massive historical novel chronicles the tempestuous romance of Rhett
Butler and Scarlett O’Hara.
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
This site offers online professional development for teachers in math and science, language arts, and other areas. Watch presentations on vocabulary, phonemic awareness, reading and writing in the content areas, algebra, measurement and geometry, computation, linear equations, differentiated instruction, history, inclusive classrooms, using data to improve instruction, No Child Left Behind basics, and more. Many states offer professional development credit for teachers who participate.
US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical
In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment idea
Romanian Dead Lift
How to use free weights and correctly perform the romanian dead lift. In addition to the video demonstration you can see text on the screen that gives good tips as well as advice on how to safely do this lift. Run time 0:20
Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History
This site includes a collection of nine historical mysteries which draw students into Canadian history, critical thinking and archival research through the enticement of solving historical cold crimes. Each of the mystery archives includes an average of 100,000 words in English (and in French), as well as up to several hundred images plus maps. Some of the mystery websites also include 3-D recreations, videos and oral history interviews. Site users can look at the collections of archival materia
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)