Copyright for Educators
A slideshow presentation shared at ITSC 2009 in Portland, Oregon, on February 15, 2009 about copyright for educators. This slideshow does have sound. Some of the 64 slides are 'busy', so the viewer may wish to open the presentation to 'full screen'.
Where to Practice for the ACT & SAT for Free
This informative video features information from Brian Leaf, M.A., who is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series. (Note: A small ad appears before the video starts.)
Sixth Grade Reading Objectives
This instructor in this video says that this is for the Texas standardized tests for reading. However, virtually every state has the same standards, with minor differences. Hence, this poster felt this information was relevant.
How to Improve Your Grammar
Don’t be intimidated by the complexity of English grammar; take it one step at a time and you’ll be fine.
SAT Vocabulary Tips
This video gives three tips to help with the vocabulary section on the SAT. The first tip is to use what is known of vocabulary in foreign languages. The second tip is to use imagery by associating a picture with a particular vocabulary word. The third tip is to use mnemonics. These tips are simple, but would be helpful in a variety of test-taking settings.
The Marshmallow Experiment and Time Paradox
In this cartoon-animated video, Professor Philip Zimbardo describes the affects of present and future orientation in children. The video also includes a "pitch" to buy the author's book. (2:22)
Converting between Fractions, Decimals and Percents
The instructor uses PowerPoint to explain how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Definitions are given and examples model converting between the FDP as well as finding a fractional part of a whole. A calculator is used for computation.(09:39)
How to Organize An Essay
This is a short power point presnetation about how to organize a short 3 page essay of the traditional variety. The narrator explains how to organize the essay with examples shown.
Fixing Run-On Sentences in Essays
Fixing Run On Sentences in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to fix run on sentences in essays in this video on writing essays. (01:43)
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Homeschool students are encouraged to join a homeschool support group in order to meet other kids and deal with socialization issues. Find friends and other socializing opportunities with help...
Part 2-What does an architect make?
This is lesson two on what does an architect make. It explores all the avenues of what architects make. References made to famous people. (3:46)
Children of the Holocaust
A montage of pictures showing the effects of the Holocaust on the children. Due to the graphic nature of some images, this would be appropriate for older students. Music is included, but not needed. 3:11 min.
Slavery and Society: Atlantic Slave Trade
This video explains that in the 1500s, Europeans enslaved Africans to work their farms in the Americas and the Caribbean. After being sold by African kings, slaves were treated as cargo aboard ships. There is a complete description of the Atlantic Slave Trade and the Middle Passage, why they were needed and how they were transported and treated.
The Story of St Therese of Lisieux
Video is a series of pictures and words printed on the screen with music in the background. Pictures and words describe St. Therese's life.
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading
Activating Prior Knowledge Before Reading - Norbert meets Lexor and takes on his first challenge: helping a dancer solve a riddle'Storylords' captures students attention.
Story Mapping - Mandy and Norbert are afraid to criticize Thorzuul's story. When they apply their knowledge of story structure, they see it is not a story at all.
Integrating Comprehension Strategies
Integrating Comprehension Strategies - Thorzuul startles Norbert and Mandy with a threat: If they can't make a sensible paragraph out of his four sentences, he'll turn them into permanent statues. Applying several reading strategies, they succeed.
St. Francis of Assisi
Video is a series of pictures of St. Francis of Assisi. Video gives many interesting facts about St. Francis of Asissi.
St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day
Catholics around the world will commemorate St. Francis of Assisis feast day October 4th. St. Francis who founded the Franciscan Order, is the patron saint for animals, the environment and Italy. Video gives the history of St. Francis of Assisi, such as where he was born, his early life, the order that was named after him, and his death. Short video, but full of information.