What Is Corned Beef?
A cooking instructor explains what Corned beef is.Â  She explains thatÂ  corned beef is beef that has been cured, or pickled, in salt water
brine and is often well-seasoned. She gives some historical information about corned beef and explains that traditionally corned beef is eaten on Easter Sunday and St. Patrick's Day.

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Demonstration of Home School Geography
In this clip a teacher and home school authority gives a demonstration of a home school geography lesson with a five year old student.  The students shows his mapping skills using a map of the world and North America.

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Measurement Fundamentals
Investigate the difference between a count and a measure, and examine
essential ideas such as unit iteration, partitioning, and the
compensatory principle. Learn about the many uses of ratio in
measurement and how scale models help us understand relative sizes.
Investigate the constant of proportionality in isosceles right
triangles, and learn about precision and accuracy in measurement.

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The Metric System
Learn about the relationships between units in the metric system and
how to represent quantities using different units. Estimate and measure
quantities of length, mass, and capacity, and solve measurement
problems.

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Classroom Case Studies, Kâ€“2
Watch this program in the 10th session for Kâ€“2 teachers. Explore how
the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case
studies of Kâ€“2 teachers (former course participants who have adapted
their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical
measurement problems for Kâ€“2 students.

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Classroom Case Studies, 3â€“5
Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3â€“5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3â€“5 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 3â€“5 students.
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Classroom Case Studies, 6â€“8
Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6â€“8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6â€“8 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 6â€“8 students.
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How to Introduce Math to a Preschooler
A math instructor explains that math can be introduced to a preschooler by counting objects, creating simple patterns and demonstrating how different objects have different sizes in this video.Â  Another tip is to let a toddler watch educational television to help with math skills and other ideas suggested in this video.

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The Arts in Every Classroom: Teaching Theatre
Two specialists work on basic theatre skills with children of various ages, and use theatre education as a gateway to other kinds of learning. At Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, Amanda Newberryâ€™s lesson in improvisation with a thirdâ€“grade class stimulates studentsâ€™ imagination, heightens language and listening skills, and encourages critical thinking. At Barney Ford Elementary School in Denver, George Jackson teaches basic movement skills to a firstâ€“grade class, invi
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Gary Fisher is a teacher at Timilty Middle School in the urban community of Roxbury, Massachusetts, part of the greater Boston area. In his eighthâ€“grade U.S. history class, Mr. Fisher examines the history of African American slavery through a dramatic mock trial based on the Amistad case in 1839. Serving as the defense, prosecution, judges, and other historical characters in the trial, students develop their cases and present them in a formal court setting created in their classroom. In his cl
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Place-Value Centers
First-graders develop an understanding of the numeration system by
relating counting, grouping, and place-value concepts. Activities
include measuring with Unifix cubes and using base-ten blocks. NCTM
standards: number sense and numeration, measurement, connections.

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Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardnerâ€™s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
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Building Comprhension Workshop 3
Comprehending text is one of the main goals of reading. In this session,
literacy expert Nell Duke discusses what good readers do and strategies
teachers can use to help students build comprehension skills. Classroom
footage provides examples of comprehension strategies.

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Against All Odds-What Is Statistics?
What Is Statistics? Â Using historical anecdotes and contemporary applications, this introduction to the series explores the vital links between statistics and our everyday world. The program also covers the evolution of the discipline.'

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Against All Odds - 4. Normal Distributions
'Students will advance from histograms through smooth curves to normal curves, and finally to a single normal curve for standardized measurement, as this program shows ways to describe the shape of a distribution using progressively simpler methods. In a lesson on creating a density curve, students also learn why, under steadily decreasing deviation, todayâ€™s baseball players are less likely to achieve a .400 batting average.'
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The Divided Brain
This module begins with graphic representations of the cerebral hemispheresâ€™ specialized functions. It continues with a description of the brainâ€™s asymmetry, showing diagrams of how the two halves communicate. The extreme case of a patient who has undergone split-brain surgery for treatment of epilepsy illustrates the role of hemispheric organization in sensory perce
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Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.

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Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.

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