Why should I be an Episcopalian?
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori answers the question, "If I didn't go to church, what would you tell me to get me to visit an Episcopal Church?"
What is the Milky Way?
In this video clip, astronomer Louie Bernstein explains about the Milky Way, the galaxy that we inhabit, its main characteristics, and ancient myths. Run time 04:03.
How the Body Works : The Pancreas
This is a short, narrrated video (01:30) about the function and structure of the pancreas.
How The Eye Functions: Part I -
Video which identifies the main structures of the eye and how they function. Although this is an old video in black and white, the information in good. Grades 7-12. 4:55 min.
How To Read Aloud 'Chicka Chicka Boom Boom'
by Julie Fowlkes, the lead trainer from BMABF reads aloud to students with the fun book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. The illustrations are not easily seen and would not make for a good read-aloud in a classroom. However it is a good resource for effective strategies of implementing read-alouds in the classroom. (7:01)
How to Solve Direct Proportions
This video is geared for eighth-grade Algebra students. This video illustrates how to solve direct proportions. Examples and rules are presented on a white board. For additional exercises and worksheets follow the link provided at the end of the video.
Solving Simple Equations
This teacher-created video shows an instructor demonstrating the steps of solving linear equations step-by-step on a white dry erase board. ( 9:37)
Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [9/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 5 - Complex Numbers and Geometry (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 5 - More numbers and geometry. In this Lecture,we learn about complex numbers, area formulas and the Pythagorean theorem.
How to Teach Piano to Kids: How to Teach White Piano Keys to Children
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. Easy ways to teach your children the white piano keys, including tips for making it fun. Video shows the white keys that are the easiest to find, and then works with the keys around it. (2:51)
How to Teach Piano to Kids: Basic Beats for Children's Piano Lessons Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
"G" is for Gorilla
In this animated video, students will learn about the letter "G". This is a good teaching resource to introduce the letter "G" to the early childhood classroom. Goat, gorilla, and giraffe are "G" words addressed in this video. (1:05)
This is just an excerpt from the entire video. The entire video can be viewed at mindbites.com/lesson/2851. The setting of the video clip is at a candle-lit dinner party with friends. In the clip she talks about the dinner quests and shows ways to shorten sentences by using one pronoun as the subject.
Onomatopoeia are words that describe a sounds. This very short clip shows words that are onomatopoeia along with a song.
This third part of the interview to Dr Adler shows his account on Confucianism's historical background. He explains its China's heritage.
Taoism - An Introduction (Part 2 of 2)
Introduction to Taoism created by Lao Tse and follows te teachings of the Tao Te Ching. Describes the life principals of the body and soul and different types of beliefs to "paths of sanctity" or practices and beliefs in Taoism. Run time 06:28.
Web 2.0 in the Classroom
This is a short video about an introduction to Web 2.0 for teachers. It lists the main uses of Web 2.0 and some of its advantages. There is also reference to what teachers could do to learn more about it.
Voicethread use in classrooms
This is an excerpt from a DVD that will accompany Will Richardson's book, "Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms." I shows part of an interview to a teachers who explains and shows how their students are using the program Voicethread for a classroom activity.
Essential Knowledge: Activating Creative Thinking Skills | Digital Camera
Education expert Amy James shows parents how they can use various types of digital cameras to activate their child's creative thinking skills.
An Interactive Social Studies Lesson with Technology
Technology plays a big role at Meadowlawn Elementary School in Kentwood. Fourth graders in Ms. Suttorp's social studies class get an interactive lesson each day. The students use remote clickers and take a virtual field trip. The video is in an interview format where the teacher explains how the technology is being used in her classroom. Run time 02:32.