This module opens with statistics and a description of autism and how the disorder has been viewed historically. Studies now support the theory that autism results from a lack of normal neural growth during prenatal development. Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University, severely autistic as a child, is presented as someone who overcame her autism and managed to us
Patricia—Grade 1 Patricia, a first-grade teacher, wants to increase her students' role in their learning.
Patricia, a first-grade teacher, wants to increase her students' role in their learning.
Raquel—Grade 7 Raquel, a seventh-grade teacher, is increasing the involvement of girls and students of color in science.
Raquel, a seventh-grade teacher, is increasing the involvement of girls and students of color in science.
Jean—Grade 3 Jean, a third-grade teacher, searches for ways to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Jean, a third-grade teacher, searches for ways to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Multiplication Strategies - Skip Counting, Draw a Picture, Draw an Array, Write a Sentence
Students will learn different strategies to determine the product of a multiplication problem. Skip counting on a number line, drawing a picture, drawing an array and writing a multiplication sentence are different strategies for finding the product. User clicks through the slides.
Introduction to Two Finger Math - Multiplication Strategy Part 1 of 2
Introduction to Jakow Trachtenberg's math method called the Two Finger Method (2FM). This strategy helps to gain control over numbers and also boosts concentration and memory. The instructor show the 4 rules of 2FM. Slide show with insert movie of the presenter. Interesting strategy. (10:00)
Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
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
French Revolution (Part 1)
This is Part 1 of a video series of the French Revolution. The instructor discusses what France was like before the revolution, the Convocation of the Estates General up to the storming of the Bastille. The instructor uses computer software with still images.
Trigonometry - Sohcahtoa
This video covers the aspects of Trigonometry when trying calculate the sides or angles when using Sine, Cosine, and Tangent within a triangle. This video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. Run time02:32.
How to Keep Score in Tennis
How to Keep Score in Tennis. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Scoring in tennis is kept by no-ad scoring and regular scoring. Both types of scoring are based on a four point system. Keep score in a tennis match with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
Homeschooling Information : How to Apply to Homeschool Your Child Online
To apply for homeschooling online, visit the Home School Legal Defense Association's Web site and get requirement information for all 50 states.
Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Multiplying Polynomials, Part 6
Part 6 of Multiplying Polynomials covers the special product of squaring a binomial. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen. (10:53)
President George Washington, Part II
Animated biography of the life of President George Washington. This Discovery Education video is aimed at school children.
Searching Google In A Snap
This excellent slideshow (43 slides) shows viewers how to optimize Google searches. Many people use Google every single day and I suspect most don't know how to use it to their advantage. There is no narration, so an educator should supplement the slideshow with more information. The slideshow also demonstrates how educators can set up a individual searching site for their students.
Japan has one of the most successful school systems in the world. It is also one of the most demanding school systems. In this video from Wide Angle, Ken Higashiguchi, a first-grader in a Japanese school, started preschool when he was only one year old. In the video, Ken is experiencing his second day of first grade. He has no problem reading the words of the school song with all of the other children. Ken’s teachers and parents have high expectations for him to be independent and to work
West African Civilizations
Dated yet relevant documentary on the history of ancient African art and civilizations is the subject of this six minute video. It covers the major learning centers and the development of various cultures. A good video that provides an overview using images that include objects found by archaeology.
Trig Identities; Part 3
Continuation of the instructor 'playing around' (to use his words) with trig identities. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen (Paint program) as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
Body Balance 42
A body balance class conducted in Paris. (3:50)
Cook Islands - Traditions of Oceania in the Pacific Rim
This is a non-narrated film about some of the native activities on the Cook Islands. It has music in the background but, unless you have discussed the topic, the video is merely entertaining.
Tonga 1 Presentation - Polynesian Cultural Center - Hawaii
Tonga presentation at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii. It is a video of many Tongan traditional dances. (Semi-professional video about Tongan culture)