Rap Song: Place Value
A fourth grade girl lip syncs a rap song about place value. My students love it!
From Dragonfly TV. Sullivan and Alexa are fascinated by tornados and would love to be storm chasers. Since studying real ones are dangerous, the two friends decide to build their own tornado model and learn more about how the violent storms form. Their question to investigate: Which is more important in forming a tornado, a sidewind or an updraft?
The story behind the Taj Mahal. An excellent video that goes into detail about this structure. And, a love story. A fairly short video.
This video is a great animated short film that was created by a teacher to encourage students to do their homework. It centers around two characters that are interesting and funny. Kids will love watching this.
Scientology Video: Love and Hate -- What is Greatness?
Conflict or tolerance, cooperation or opposition, love or hate -- such are the questions of both daily living and international affairs. While every person of goodwill would like others to treat them as they themselves would like to be treated, such is often not the case. When subjected to hatred, what then is the answer to one's own happiness? In answer to that question, this is what the Scientology religion believes. This is an audio presentation from the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life
Oscar Wilde Quotations Quotations by Oscar Wilde. If you love Oscar Wilde or great quotes, you will enjoy this video of twenty witty and sardonic quotes. Video looks like a book and the quotes are printed on the pages. There is background music that plays as the pages are turned. These quotes would be a good starting point for an essay. This video is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
Quotations by Oscar Wilde. If you love Oscar Wilde or great quotes, you will enjoy this video of twenty witty and sardonic quotes. Video looks like a book and the quotes are printed on the pages. There is background music that plays as the pages are turned. These quotes would be a good starting point for an essay. This video is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
21 - Paradise XXIV, XXV, XXVI
This lecture covers Paradiso 24-26. In the Heaven of the Fixed Stars, Dante is examined on the three theological virtues by the apostles associated with each: St Peter with faith (Paradiso 24), St James with hope (Paradiso 25), and St John with love (Paradiso 26). While mastering these virtues is irrelevant to the elect, it is crucial to the message of reform the pilgrim turned poet will relay on his return home. Dante’s scholastic profession of faith before St Peter (Paradiso 24) is read
Conflict fear after Ivory Coast poll
The disputed results from the recent presidential election raise tensions in the world's top cocoa grower, as the incumbent prepares for his swearing in.
The Prodigal Son
NEST Learning.com video, the Animated Stories of the New Testament, story of The Prodigal Son. The Parable of The Prodigal Son (or the Parable of the Lost Son) is the tale of a wayward youth reunited with his father and family after having squandered all his inheritance through wasteful living. Learn of God's overwhelming love for those who humbly repent of their foolish ways with this endearing Bible story. Cartoon format. (1:58)
The Good Samaritan NEST Learning Video. The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
NEST Learning Video. The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
Lesson 8 - Love and Marriage - English Vocabulary
A lesson in honor of Valentine's Day. Topic: Love and Marriage. Expressions for students at the upper intermediate and advanced levels.
The Best Gift of All Is Love- a valentine song for children
This song contains the various traditions associated with Valentine's Day, but concludes that "the best gift of all is love." (1:07)
Thoughts On the Music of Brahms
This is a video that includes interviews with broadcaster Rob Cowen, conductor Andre Previn and members of the LSO who talk about their love of Brahms. Excerpts of Brahms music plays in the background. Still photos (black and white) are found throughout of Brahms. (9:20)
The Very Quiet Cricket, picture book by Eric Carle
A cricket is born who cannot talk! A bigger cricket welcomes him to the world, then a locust, a cicada, and many other insects, but each time the tiny cricket rubs his wings together in vain: no sound emerges. In the end, however, he meets another quiet cricket, and manages to find his "voice." Children will love the repetitive text as they meet a steady parade of new creatures and of course they'll delight in the happy ending. A charming animation of the simply beautiful picture book brought
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"
Here is a black and white virtual movie of Edgar Allan Poe "reading" his classic sad and mysterious love poem, "The Raven." The words of the poem are not shown on screen. The photograph head shot of Poe "reads" the poem, with lips "moving" and an occassional shift of head position and facial expression. Poe lived from 1809 - 1849; the first sound recording was invented by Edison in 1877.
"I Cannot Live With You" Poem by Emily Dickinson
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie of the (photograph of) the Emily Dickinson's head "reading" one of her love poems, number 640, "I Cannot Live With You". The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:51)
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" Poem by T.S. Eliot
A skilled reading of the dramatic monologue, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock," by British actor Gottfried Geist. This is a great example of good poetry reading. The video primarily shows the head talking. Occassionally there are shots of his profile holding the book and gesturing with his hands. His facial expressions add to the interpretation. (5:02)
"Witch-Wife" Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
Edna St. Vincent Millay's love ballad is here portrayed through a fascinating collection of still visual art images, with the words of the poem in text on the screen, without narration. Some of the beguiling, sensual images in this video make it suitable for a mature young adult audience. Medieval instrumentation is charmingly suited to this pieces, which runs twice the length of the poem due to the amount of artwork. Useful in visual art study as well as poetry study. (3:41)
"Love is not All" Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay reads "Love is not all' in this video. Photos of the poet and places in her life, and contemporary photos, accompany her reading. (1:30)