Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
A Short History of Father's Day
This is a short video about the founding of Father's Day in 1909. Father's Day celebrated its 100th anniversary on June, 20, 2010. This skit explains the origin of the day. (02:15)
NIH Science Education
An excellent video from the National Institute of Health that helps educators teach science. The site offers lesson plans, study guides, and science standards for all school-age children. (8:42)
Going Hiking with Your Kids
Tips to make hiking a fun and safe way to learn about nature.
Progressive Education: Finding Solutions That Work
Examines the obstacles teachers meet as they consider changes necessary for reform,and lays out common issues any solution should address. This innovative workshop for teachers explores the reasons why teaching science is so difficult and offers practical advice to help you teach more effectively.
Constructivism: A Vision For the Future
Ponders what the classroom of the future might look like, and offers steps to approach constructivist learning as well as the obstacles along the way.
Science Fair Project Ideas
When choosing a science fair project, it's important to choose a
project that can be followed through with and that is of personal
interest. Discover ideas for science fair projects that are
age-appropriate with help from a science teacher.
J.K. Rowling: A Year in Her Life, Part 3 of
This well-done documentary includes interview clips of Rowling, one of the most popular authors of this era, discussing the clash of good and evil souls in her books, and more. (5:11)
Mitosis In Action
Observation of the cell division of C. elegans cells from a 1 cell embryonic stage over a 50 minute time course at 20 second intervals. Black and white with music. Grades 5-12. 54 sec.
Jim Harrison Biography
All-American Author of such works as Legends of the Fall is interviewed about his writing, cooking and life on the land. He wrote over 28 books, movies, and insights about his life is the essence of this 5:35 minute video. Gives excellent insights into how his life influenced his work. A good video to show older students about using "All that you are." The last part of the video is about his cooking from four minutes on.
Part 6 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Learn to encouraging children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing in this clip. Part 6 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
This video gives you step by step instructions on how to use Microsoft Photo Story (free) to quickly create videos from your photographs. Run time 06:18.
Art History Questions : Famous Women Photographers
Famous women photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Karen Wisniewski, Jody Cobb, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothy Allen and Julia Margaret Cameron. Study the photographic work of women throughout history with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video about famous artists. Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba.
(Filmmaker: Paul Muller)
Lewis and Clark's Expedition to the West
Video accompanied by text. "The Louisiana Purchase offered the United States much needed room to grow and access to an abundance of natural resources, waterways, and fertile farmland. Countless opportunities awaited the Americans, but they would first have to locate them. The Louisiana Territory was so large that France could not accurately define its contents or borders. Jefferson took advantage of the ambiguous agreement and asserted that it included the Missouri River, western Florida, New Or
Lewis And Clark
Learn about Lewis and Clark in this student-made, BrainPOP-inspired video by Robert Miller's 4th & 5th graders from Port Orange, Florida.
K-2 Literacy Centers- Hands on Learning
Teacher Created Slide Show Video- See descriptions and see literacy centers that can be used in the primary classrom: Magnet Names, Scribble Art, Books and Baskets, Making Words, Look, Think and Write, Science Center, Real or non-Sense, Stamp and Write. No audio. (2:16)
How to Mask When Painting
Masking is tape applied to your canvas. Fill around there with a think layer of paint. Fill in all around the taped area-nothing should be showing. Take the tape off gently. This gives you straight lines. (2:25)
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Tips on Teaching in a Special Education Classroom
When teaching in a special education classroom, you want to make sure you have your room set up to accommodate all the needs of the students. Set your special education classroom up with help from a special needs teacher in this minute-and-a-half video on special education.
Expert: Krista Blessing
Bio: Krista Blessing graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Filmmaker: Ashton Blessing