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.
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. Another tip is to let a toddler watch educational television to help with math skills and other ideas suggested in this video.
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 Newberry’s lesson in improvisation with a third–grade class stimulates students’ 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 first–grade class, invi
The Amistad Case
Gary Fisher is a teacher at Timilty Middle School in the urban community of Roxbury, Massachusetts, part of the greater Boston area. In his eighth–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
Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’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
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.
Against All Odds-What Is Statistics? The Divided Brain Erien, Year Two—Grade 7 Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills. Nancy—Grade 8 Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills. Audrey, Year Two—Grade 7 Rock and Roll - A Brief History Language Montessori Methods Montessori Language Card Activity Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens How to Improve at Tennis How to Write a Short Story Technology in Early Childhood Education Look At Things Differently Teach Reading Effectively: Partner Reading
What Is Statistics? 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.'
This module begins with graphic representations of the cerebral hemispheres’ specialized functions. It continues with a description of the brain’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
Audrey, in her second year of teaching science, is helping her seventh-grade students develop critical thinking skills.
This is an historical snapshot of rock and roll music a new style of music that became popular in 1951. The video explains how money influenced music and tells of its cross-racial appeal. Explores briefly the career of Elvis Presley. Video uses still images. (2:39)
Language is one of the most important skills that a child should master. A Montessori teachers shows how Montessori teaches language skills and shows what the language arts centers looks like in the classroom..
Spark your child's imagination and improve their story telling
skills with language cards. Learn how to use language cards in this free
educational video about language Montessori methods.
Masterpieces of Western Art at Columbia University is part of the Art Humanities Series. Masterpieces of Western Art has been a degree requirement for all College students and an integral part of the Core Curriculum since 1947. It is not a historical survey, but an analytical study of a limited number of monuments and artists, and teaches students how to look at, think about, and engage in critical discussion of the visual arts. (18:04)
Video produced by the Media Center for Art His
How to Improve at Tennis. Part of the series: Tennis Lessons. A great way to improve your tennis game is to simply play more tennis, find a tennis partner for motivation, and join a local tennis organization. Consider taking lessons to hone your skills. (1:04)
Learn how to write a short story, pick three or four characters, narrow the scope of the plot and create a solid conclusion that contains a moral. An english professor show you how in this video.
“ As with any learning tool, technology should be used alongside a variety of learning experiences.”
Adults consistently model for children the use of technology in everyday life.
Technology needs to be introduced to children before they can be expected to use it independently.
Instructional strategies coupled with technology can creative powerful learning experiences.
The use of technology helps children practice skills and better unde
This video reinforces one of the most important skills we can teach our young geniuses - Looking at Things Differently.
This song was written and performed by the co-creator of the series Randy Rossilli, Jr.
The Adventures of Young Thomas Edison is a co-production of the Edison Innovation Foundation and Nightstand Creations, Inc.
It was created by George Q. Keegan and Randy Rossilli, Jr.
Using in-class partner reading with elementary students.
Partner reading allows students to demonstrate both their oral reading
skills and their comprehension and listening ability. The students shown are using the Early Interventions in Reading program from
SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading uses explicity,
systematic instruction and regular skill assessment to help assure
The Divided Brain
Erien, Year Two—Grade 7 Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.
Nancy—Grade 8 Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.
Audrey, Year Two—Grade 7
Rock and Roll - A Brief History
Language Montessori Methods
Montessori Language Card Activity
Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
How to Improve at Tennis
How to Write a Short Story
Technology in Early Childhood Education
Look At Things Differently
Teach Reading Effectively: Partner Reading