A Midsummer Night's Dream, Part 1of
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic by Shakespeare brings this story to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Part 1 of (10:20)
How to Create Professional PowerPoint Presentations
Create Professional PowerPoint Presentations - In this tech video learn how to create an effective PowerPoint presentation, which can be much quicker and easier that you may think. This demonstrates creating presentations using 2000-20003. (8:14)
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Twelfth Night, Part 2 of
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic play by Shakespeare brings this story to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 2 of ends in mid-sentence. (8:16)
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Cleaning Phrases in Sign Language
Learn how to sign wash, clean, dirty, comb, soap, and toilet with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
105 Minutes to Learn French
Learn French in 105 minutes? This is the creator's title, but of course, one can not learn French in such a short time. However, with this video, one can get a head start with some of the vocabulary words. The words are highlighted by a transparent red bar or red circle. The words are said once by a native speaker and there is no English definition, but the red indicators tell you what the words mean. (01:45:21)
FROM ENGLISH TO FRENC, Part #4 (starts with the letter 'L')
Each word appears on the screen in both English and French. Each word is said four times by a native French speaker. (33:47)
Oscar Wilde Biography, Part 3 of A&E Biography. In 1883, Wilde arrived in Paris and "put his aesthetic posing behind him." He wrote the play “The Duchess of Padua” for Mary Anderson; she turns it down. He goes back to London and continues to lecture. There he meets Constance Lloyd and marries her. Apparently unaware of his homosexuality, they have two sons, Cyril in 1885 and Vyvyan in 1886. At 32 he accepts a job as an editor with a popular magaz
A&E Biography. In 1883, Wilde arrived in Paris and "put his aesthetic posing behind him." He wrote the play “The Duchess of Padua” for Mary Anderson; she turns it down. He goes back to London and continues to lecture. There he meets Constance Lloyd and marries her. Apparently unaware of his homosexuality, they have two sons, Cyril in 1885 and Vyvyan in 1886. At 32 he accepts a job as an editor with a popular magaz
Collective Nouns - Knewton.com
This video defines collective nouns and then gives examples of collective nouns and how they are used. It specifically talks about how to determine what kind of verb to use with collective nouns. (2:02)
This teacher-made video demonstrates students acting out simple action verbs . Some of the verbs include screaming, laughing, and running. Action verbs are not defined in this video. ( 01:16)
English as Second Language Vocabulary Lesson-Verbs
This video helps to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is verbs (playing, cleaning, climbing, cooking, etc.). A matching picture is shown while the commentator says the verb and then uses the verb in a very simple sentence (He's climbing). This is a good resource for our English as Second Language Learners and for the typical classroom as an introductory lesson for verbs (1:52).
The Helping Verb Blues
This video is a PowerPoint presentation which is a song about helping verbs. It tells that the English language contains 23 helping verbs and uses the song to help teach about helping verbs.
IRREGULAR VERBS - Past and Past participle form
A slide show which lists the base form the past form and the past participle form of irregular verbs. There are images that show the meaning of the verb. Run time 05:32.
Irregular Verbs-The Past Tense
An English teacher shows the simple and past tense forms of irregular verbs. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (05:44)
Learn about interjections in this video. Interjections are a very important part of grammar. Examples are provided on the computer screen while a narrator explains. (01:37)
Entertaining song and cartoon, about interjections (like Yay! and Boo! and Aw!). This is certainly a fun teaching resource to introduce and/or reinforce interjections in the classroom and/or at home. (3:02)
An introduction to interjections. Interjections are also called exclamations. They are words that are added to a sentence to convey emotion. This video shows examples of interjections with pictures, sentences on the bottom of the screen and narration.
Dependent/ Independent Clauses
In this teacher-created video, an English teacher defines clauses. Then the teacher explains the difference between dependent and independent clauses. The teacher provides tips for identifying dependent clauses. The video is in lecture format and examples are shown on a white board. ( 2:42)
Help 4 Teachers & Parents with Dr Kathie Nunley: Diagnosing Autism
Confusion on separating the Autism Spectrum Disorders and simple things to look for in a young child suspected of autism. A talking head video answering questions. Good for parents/teachers uncertain as to what to look for in terms of autism.
How to Deal With a Child Who Has ADD or ADHD
This 6:39 long video is based on interviews with knowledgeable experts in dealing with children who have been said to have ADD. Medication is talked about as well as life style changes. There is an ad for a book in this episode. The second interview has a child with ADD. Problems with maintaining confidence are discussed. Good for parents and teachers. There are several other videos on this site that deal with related issues.
How Levers Work
Video describes the parts of a lever, vocabulary involved in a lever, and how a lever works by shifting the weight from end to end. 1:43