Days of the Week
An English speaker reads the days of the week as the names of the days scroll through on slides. (:25)
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
Advanced Spanish - Indefinite Articles
This video describes the four forms of indefinite articles in Spanish. (1:33)
Rhyming in class Classic Muppets video, the Muppets are singing a rhyming song. They sing about words that rhyme with nose and pat. Video is good quality and good for preschool or kindergarten students.
Classic Muppets video, the Muppets are singing a rhyming song. They sing about words that rhyme with nose and pat. Video is good quality and good for preschool or kindergarten students.
Severn Suzuki - The Girl Who Silenced the World - 1992 UN Conference (Rio)
Severn Suzuki, at 13 years-old, speaks in front of important world leaders and representatives of many countries. She deals with young people´s worries about our world and its future.
Youth Awareness - Ocean of Plastic Project with Artist Dianna Cohen
Working with American artist and environmentalist, Dianna Cohen, the students of Benjamin Franklin International School Elementary in Barcelona, Spain created a mural out of plastic bags to raise awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.
This piece will be on display at the Museu Agbar de les Aigües in Cornellá del Vallés, Barcelona, from June 8th to 9th 2010.
Happy Holidays from Armstrong
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 2
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This second chapter gives an explanation of the extraction process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 3-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary. Run time 02:05. Be advised that the U.S. will be charged with exploiting the world of its resourc
This video provides an illustration of the mechanism of actions within the human body. In great detail you will see an animated version of your nucleus. This video clip is not narrated. (1:34)
Brain simulation animation
Excellent video that enables students to make choices and even "handle" medical equipment. Students need a word wall or handout to keep track of the medical terms used.
Garage Band Tutorial: Magic GarageBand, Part 1
This explains what MAGIC is, and how to begin using it. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village. (1:18)
The Importance of River Water
The Importance of River Water - Learn about how vital the fresh water is coming from rivers. Also learn about the importance of river water for agriculture. A seven minute video that teaches students about the limited amount of fresh water available and the importance of rivers for transportation. Would be good if the students had maps of major rivers and know about the water cycle. Run time 07:15.
Using a Solar Still: Juice
In this video segment from ZOOM, two cast members repeat an experiment designed to separate fresh water from a liquid solution, this time using colored sugar water in one solar still and orange juice in another. The basic still design they employ traps water vapor that is created when the Sun's heat causes water to evaporate. As the vapor cools, it condenses and trickles down to a collection container. Were they successful in their experiment this time? A final taste test reveals all. This video
Blogs in Plain English
Explains in a simple way what blogs are and why they are such a big deal. The narrator discusses why they are important, what blog posts are, how people can post to a blog. (2:58)
Choosing a Microphone for Podcasting
In this video, I discuss choosing a microphone for your podcast. You can start with a logitec headset which is about $30 and has noise cancellation. You can use your build in mike on your laptop.
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
How To Create A Podcast
This video will show you how to create and edit a podcast, the tools you will need, how to download Audacity(a free application to create your podcasts), downloading the MP3 encoder, exporting as an MP3 file, how to upload a podcast and submit it to a search engine. A very good and thorough video.
Jefferson Is Elected President
This video is accompanied by text. "As the presidential election of 1800 drew near, political maneuvering grew increasingly aggressive. The election was the first to feature the Federalists and Republicans as two national political parties. Federalists endured the wrath of angry Americans who viewed the Federalists as power-hungry bureaucrats with anti-liberty agendas. The Alien and Sedition Acts, coupled with large tax increases--which required a small army of administers to enforce--cast a dar
How to Properly Hold a Xylophone Mallet
This video will teach you how to properly hold your xylophone mallet.
How to Properly Strike a Xylophone
This video will teach you how to properly strike your xylophone with a mallet.