Slave Resistance and the Underground Railroad
This video is accompanied by text. "During the 1850s, Americans witnessed a decade of sectional crises that threatened the very existence of the Union. Ralph Waldo Emerson was right in predicting that the Mexican Cession would reignite the explosive issue of slavery expansion. The newly acquired territory lay beyond the Louisiana Purchase and therefore was not part of the Missouri Compromise of 1820. Californians were clamoring for statehood, the residents of Utah and New Mexico deserved territo
History of Slavery
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the information mentioned.
Statue of Liberty in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that describes the history and significance of the Statue of Liberty. (01:56)
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter Two Sims 2
A Sims 2 animation Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events . This video clip is based on The Bad Beginning-Chapter Two
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter One Sims 2
A video clip made from Sim animation. The clip is based on Lemony Snickets,. A Series of Unfortunate Events Chapter 1.
What is "Authentic" Assessment?
A three minute video that explains what authentic assessment means according to Educators at New York's School of the Future. Gives specific examples and planning ideas on how to implement this assessment. A good professional development video.
Preschool Teaching Supplies
Preschool Teaching Supplies. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Supplies for preschool teachers should include colorful puppets, building materials, easels and a variety of art supplies to help students learn and stay entertained at the same time.
Summer Reading Tips
Tips to keep kids interested in reading during summer.
Teaching Students With Autism to Communicate Feelings
A short video showing how pictures can be used to help autistic students communicate and reduce stress. Part of a series that may have other helpful insights about dealing with autistic students.
Aeneid 13 (1, 84-91)
Here the winds are finally released, and cause havoc on the waves.
Number of diagonals in a hexagon explanation
This is video using a computer monitor to show how many diagonals are in a hexagon. A hexagon has a total of 9 diagonals.
Bar Graphing 4th Grade
This is a 3 minute story of a student earning money by doing various jobs. The student puts all the money earned and jobs on a bar graph. This clip give an overview of bar graphing for 4th grade math.
Introduction to Frequency Tables
A brief introduction to the use of Frequency Tables. Definitions of statistics, data, and frequency table are discussed.
How to Prove Triangles are Similar
Students learn the following theorems related to similar
triangles. If an angle of one triangle is congruent to an angle of
another triangle, and the lengths of the sides that include each angle
are in proportion, then the triangles are similar (Side-Angle-Side
Similarity Theorem, or SAS Similarity Theorem). If the lengths of the
sides of two triangles are in proportion, then the triangles are
similar (Side-Side-Side Similarity Theorem, or SSS Similarity Theor
How to Find the Perimeter of a Triangle
This is a very brief tutorial that focuses on solving the perimeter of a triangle. The teacher uses a small whiteboard for instruction. (01:51)
The History of Valentine's Day
This professional video explores the history and legends surrounding Valentine's Day. The presenter explains the legend of St. Valentine. The end of the video consists of impromptu interviews of customers at a greeting card store. (03:59)
Linear Inequalities - A Visual Proof
An instructor shows why we flip the sign when multiplying or dividing by a negative when solving inequalities. He uses a flip chart and shows several examples including both inequalities and word problems.
Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
In this video, the instructor defines linear inequalities then provides some examples which he solves showing each necessary step. He starts with very simple examples, then moves on to more difficult problems. He also reiterates that linear inequalities are solved in a similar manner to regular equations, but quadratic inequalities are not solved in the same way as quadratic equations.
Solving Inequalities in One Variable: Part 1 of 2
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to solve linear inequalities in one variable. This video is part 1 of 2 and several problems are solved and plotted on a number line.
How to Divide Inequalities
How to Divide Inequalities. Part of the series: Math Fractions and Equations. When dividing inequalities, treat the equation like any other standard equation. Flip the inequality sign when dividing an inequality by a negative number with help from a math author and teacher.