Cloud Cover Episode 41 - Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 In this episode, Steve and Wade walk through the new Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, which is designed to make it easier to build phone applications that use services running
In this episode, Steve and Wade walk through the new Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, which is designed to make it easier to build phone applications that use services running
They Were the Pilgrims! - Song
This music video includes upbeat music, catchy lyrics, and amuzing images to teach young students about the pilgrims' voyage. Lyrics include "First the Pilgrims, they left England- because they wanted to be free. The way that they were doing things- They said, 'Hey, that's not for me!'" Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:24)
If You Need to Know the Seasons - Rap Song
This is a catchy song to help young children learn about the 4 different seasons. Lyrics include, "Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall... If you need to know the seasons, give me a call! W-I-N-T-E-R That spells winter wherever you are. Freezing weather and lots of snow. Down the hill on your sled you go.... " Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (01:28)
Colors! Colors! - Movement Song
This is an upbeat song to help young children learn their colors. Lyrics include, "Colors we can name every one. Colors, make us move and have fun.... Red. Red. Touch your head. Blue. Blue. Show your shoe...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:06)
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)
The Fiction in Science Fiction
The Fiction in Science Fiction - This literature video talks to Robert J. Sawyer, a science-fiction writer, he explains what the difference is between science fiction and fantasy. (03:07)
How to Make a Book for Younger Children
A two minute video on how younger children can write, draw, and decorate a homemade book. Very easy to follow.
Can You Make It As a Children's Book Writer?
This five-minute video lists important traits of a children's book writer. It explains traits of successful, published children's book authors and the four things writers have in common. Tips that can be used by teachers to motivate young writers. (04:55)
How To Make A Book: Part One Bookbinding
This is an eight minute video that shows how to create bookbinding. \ This video provides a clear, step by step approach to making
books. By following the detailed instructions, you will learn how to bind books using relatively few tools and little material. When you are done the second part can be clicked on in the right hand margin.
How To Clean And Maintain A Fish Tank
This 3:33 long video shows the basics of keeping a fish tank clean and healthy, including cleaning the aquarium filter and the gravel.
The job description for a veterinarian portrays a health care professional who deals primarily with the treatment of animals. This video goes over the daily duties of a pet vet in this two minute episode. A talking head video.
What a Forensic Pathologist Does
This five minute video gives examples of what a forensic pathologist does. He also explains the difference between what they do and what television shows that they do. Shows the need for those who choose this profession to be calm and insightful. Also noted that this German doctor deals with knife deaths whereas in the United States it is mainly deaths by gun shots. A good video for students to see as it does not have graphic images.
Kids Pitch in For Earth Day (News Report)
This brief ABC news report shows how a Kansas crop artist incorporates artwork of 20,000 kids to make one big piece. The video might be a nice discussion starter for what YOUR students can do to participate in Earth Day or help recycle. (0:53)
Pharmacist Job Description
Pharmacists customize prescriptions and tailor them to meet a patient's needs, but the main duty of a Pharmacist is to accurately dispense prescriptions to a patient and educate them on their use.This 1:14 video explains what is expected of a pharmacist with examples of where they work and how. A good introduction. A talking head video.
Pharmacist Pros and Cons
The good and bad things about being a pharmacist both involve working with people because although some wonderful relationships develop many people are there because they are sick and not happy. Learn some of the good and bad things to expect as a pharmacist with tips from a veteran pharmacist in this two minute video. Students may need help understanding the costs of insurance both for drugs and for protection against law suits.
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How to Tie a Tie
This 1:47 minute long video shows how to master the art of tying a tie in just nine easy to follow steps. This article teaches how to tie a tie using a Four In Hand knot. Also known as a Simple Knot or a Schoolboy Knot, the Four In Hand is generally agreed to be the easiest way of tying a tie. But depending on your personal style, body type, and preferred shirt style, the Windsor, Half Windsor or Bow Tie may work better for you. The video slowly shows possible problems. Well done.
Online discussions in maths teacher education - Case study
What do you think of this resource? Please click this link to complete a quick survey http://svy.mk/e6BP1G Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/gd02CZ from the Learning to Teach Online project website. This case study examines the use of online asynchronous discussions as part of a large professional practice class for primary mathematics teachers. Online forums within Blackboard are used to host discussions about video lectures, support assessments and to enable stu
Hod Lipson on The Robot Scientist: Mining Experimental Data
Big Ideas presents Hod Lipson of Cornell University exploring his work in such areas as evolutionary robotics and programmable self-assembly, Lipson delivers a lecture entitled The Robot Scientist: Mining Experimental Data for Scientific Laws, from Cognitive Robots to Computational Biology.
As George Osborne sticks firmly to Plan A, our correspondents discuss the political and economic impact of Britain's spending proposals
Meet the Artist: Hans Op de Beeck
Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck explores our problematic relationships with time, space, and each other through a wide variety of artistic media, including sculpture, painting, drawing, installation, photography, video, animated film, and short story writing. He talks about his recent work, including his video Staging Silence, 2009, which is on view in Black Box through March 27, 2011. Recorded on March 16, 2011.