Learn the Arabic Language - Lesson 1
This short video briefly introduces the learner to the Arabic language. See how basic characters are written from the right to the left on the page. Also, learn how to pronounce the letters.
Classroom Management Ideas: Five Quick Ideas
These short videos go over how to greet students, use sign language to gain control, redirection, and dealing with smaller groups. A good review, especially for younger students. The Fishbowl idea is interesting.
What is Cultural Geography?
Video answers the questions: What do geographers mean when they talk about culture? Culture can be defined as a way of life that distinguishes a people from another group. Cultural traits can be explained in religion, language, system of government, customs, and beliefs. Also discusses; culture region - which is an area occupied by people who share one or more cultural trails, culture hearth - which is a place where important ide
How to Use Commas in English Writing
In this lesson, the instructor looks at comma use in the English language. The instructor uses a white board with different-colored markers to teach the mini-lesson.
How Bacteria "Talk"
Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria "talk" to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry -- and our understanding of ourselves. Bonnie Bassler studies how bacteria can communicate with one another, through chemical signals, to act as a unit. Her work could pave the way for new, more potent medicine. Run time 18:11.
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?
What Parts of the Brain Does Dyslexia Affect?. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia affects the development of the left temporal lobe in the brain that controls language, which lies just behind the ear. Find out how the brain develops with dyslexia from a recognized. (1:13)
Basic Information on Dyslexia
Basic Information on Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects language, speech, grammar and memory, manifesting as early as the ages of 3-5 years old. (2:13)
Psychological Theories on Dyslexia
Psychological Theories on Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Three psychological theories on dyslexia are prominent, dealing with phonological awareness, processing speed and orthography of the language. Discover three main theories on dyslexia. (2:52)
Sign Language Made Easy
The award winning, American Sign Language Made Easy Series is the most complete series on signing ever produced. This 40-volume, educational video and DVD series teaches conversational sign language, in a fun and easy manner and is ideal for students, teachers and parents. The focus of this series is to teach students basic to advanced communication skills, vocabulary, finger spelling, the alphabet and grammar principles to be able to start signing and communicating easily and quickly.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Family Words in Sign Language
Learn how to sign Mom, Dad, baby, girl, boy, happy, and house with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Food & Beverages in Sign Language
Learn how to sign eat, water, milk, banana, apple, and cookie with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : Basic Sign Language for Telephone, Book, Radio
Learn how to sign telephone, book, radio, car, and story with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip.
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.
Helping Verbs Review
This short lesson reviews helping verbs and how they are used. While designed for students learning English as a second language, it is helpful to all students learning about helping verbs.
Interjections (part 1 of 4)
Lord Harold Syntax, the world's foremost authority on the English language, takes a trip to lovely little Syntaxylvania, where he and his assistant Nemesis reacquaint themselves with several members of the Syntax lineage. Video is good for elementary students to use as review or learning of concept.
Battle For Stalingrad
A brief history of the Soviet/German battle for the city of Stalingrad. This video shows footage of the final stage of Operation Barbarosa. The German commander of the Sixth Army, General von Paulus, assisted by the Fourth Panzer Army, began it's attack of a small Russian city on the banks of the Volga River. (3:14)
How to Analyze a Poem
Analyzing a poem requires paying attention to the form, if applicable, the story line and how it changes, the language and the word choices. Dissect a piece of poetry, looking especially for change in the character or tone, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has worked in book and magazine publishing. For midd
How to Analyze a Poem
nalyzing a poem requires paying attention to the form, if applicable, the story line and how it changes, the language and the word choices. Dissect a piece of poetry, looking especially for change in the character or tone, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing.
Parents and Preschoolers Reading Together
In this professionally-produced video, learn why reading with pre-schoolers does more than get kids interested in reading. Parents and pre-schoolers need to read together because it helps their pre-schoolers' language and comprehension skills, among other things.
World War II: Rise Of The Nazis - part 1/5
1933 - 1939 The rise of the Nazis in Germany and German territorial gains prior to the outbreak of war. Interviewees include Werner Pusch and Christabel Bielenberg.