Rythms in Poetry-Ethnic Writers and the Literary Mainstream Unit 10
Amidst the chaos following World War I, Ezra Pound urged poets to "Make it New!" This call was heeded by a large range of poets, from T.S. Eliot to Jean Toomer. This episode explores the modernist lyrics of two of these poets: William Carlos Williams and Langston Hughes. What is
modernism? How did these poets start a revolution that continues until
The Classroom Mosiac: Culture and Learning-Session 6
This program discusses how culturally responsive teaching enables
students to create connections, access prior knowledge and experience, and develop competence. Featured are a sixth-grade teacher and two ninth-grade teachers, with expert commentary from University of Wisconsin professor Gloria Ladson-Billings and University of Arizona professor Luis Moll.
Learning As Synaptic Change
This module presents researchers investigating the structural changes involved in learning. Research conducted at the Pasteur Institute in Paris shows that the learning process involves the formation of new brain connections and the elimination of others. Other researchers dispel the myth of brain loss in aging, present evidence of changes at the cellular level, and revi
Perception: Inverted Vision
The peculiar image inversion process that takes place in the normal visual system is examined in this module. The program traces the experiences of an art student who volunteers to wear lenses that invert her visual world, connecting the adaptation process she undergoes with how the visual system functions. Graphic animations reinforce understanding of the mechanism invo
Waves, Beaches and Coasts
This program shows the dynamic interaction of two geologic agents: rocky landmasses and the energy of the ocean. Aspects of waves — their types, parts, movement, and impact on the shore — are illustrated. The program also covers shoreline characteristics, currents, sea barriers, tides, and how the greenhouse effect could impact sea level and coastal lands.
How to Do Math In Your Head : Fast Multiplication Techniques
Learn mental math multiplication tricks Learn to multiply large numbers in your head. Uses benchmark numbers. Suggests practicing mental math to get better at it. Captions appear on the screen. (2:46)
Solving Basic Combination Problems
Lesson on solving basic combination problems: the counting principle. Larry shows some typical problems involving this topic. He explains and solves them on lined paper. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
French for Beginners, #3
The narrator states each set of words twice and does a good job of explaining the uses of words. The narrator in this video is telling the viewer how to use the feminine and maculine forms of definite articles; such as la, le, and les. The narrator, however, does not state what many of the words mean, which may leave the viewer a little confused. It can be a great review tool.
Classifying Living Things Our Earth hos
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Intro to Algebra, Part 5
This video covers simplifying expressions by combining like terms,
multiplying through parentheses (the distributive property), and
adding/subtracting expressions. Includes examples that a instructor solves on a whiteboard.
The Bilingual Brain
Illustrates the capabilities of the fMRI, one of the latest technologies used by scientists to investigate brain functions.
Workshop 3: Transfer and Conversion of Energy
Change happens when energy is transferred or converted. In this session, examine conversion between potential and kinetic energy. Through examples, see how events that involve a small amount of energy can trigger much larger events.
Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
The Stuff of Genius: Safety Pin
With patents on everything from fountain pens to rifles, Walter Hunt has sometimes been called "America's forgotten inventor." However, his most successful invention was the safety pin.
How to do the Double Ready Hop
Be aware of violent ad at start of video. This tennis drill is designed to improve speed. The video is quite short, but does a good job of explaining the foot movements. run time 0:49
Magic Tips & Tricks 3 - How To Shuffle Cards
In this lesson students can learn how to do various shuffles.
The hindu shuffle, an overhand shuffle, and a riffle shuffle are shown. The video moves slowly so it is easy to follow.
Build-A-Word - Cake
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters C, A, K, and E, to build the word cake. After the word is built, it transforms into a cake made of the letters used. (:56)
Short gimp video showing some of gimps functions. Gimp is a free image manipulation program that you download. This video shows some of the features to get you started editing your images. (4:17)
Caesar part 5 of 5 Final!
Caesar,part 5. In this part a group of senators, led by Marcus Junius Brutus, assassinated the dictator on the Ides of March (March 15) in 44 BC, hoping to restore the normal running of the Republic. However, the result was another Roman civil war, which ultimately led to the establishment of a permanent autocracy by Caesar's adopted
heir, Gaius Octavianus. In 42 BC, two years after his assassination, the Senate officially sanctified Caesar as one of the Roman deities.
Henry Knox's Biography
Here is an animation of General Henry Knox talking about his life as a general working with Washington. Strange presentation, but useful in presenting a picture of what Know did during the Revolutionary War.