"War of The Century" 19 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. Suitable for high school students.
"War of The Century" 20 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. This segment focuses on the Soviet revenge. (7:08)
Money - A Brief History Of The American Dollar - Part 2 of 2
Educational video explaining the Constitutional and legal history of the US Dollar. This video contains many high resolution images showing many examples of money. The video is made by an amateur and is critical of our present monetary system.
Money - A Brief History Of The American Dollar - Part 1 of 2
Educational video explaining the Constitutional and legal history of the
US Dollar. This video contains many high resolution images showing many examples of money. The video is made by an amateur and is critical of our present monetary system.
American Troops React To Obama Election
"CBS News:" Troops based just south of Baghdad react to the election of Sen. Barack Obama, saying they will support him as president.
Childhood Development: Early Learning, the Brain and Society
Brain expert Dr. Patricia Kuhl, co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, talks about the innate learning ability of infants and children. (58:37)
Early Childhood Development - Part I
Important considerations in how we raise our children.
Early Childhood Development - Part II
The unrecognized reason why our culture is different from most in the world.
Developmentally-Appropriate Early Childhood Education
What developmentally-appropriate education is and why it's important.
The American Civil War
This 7:39 video features a number of dramatic photos with captions to explain the major events of the war. It is best used with a timeline of events and a wordwall that includes the names of the battles and leaders to help the students understand what is happening as this video moves rapidly. A map is a must.
Evaluating Early Reading Comprehension Using Kidspiration
This video shows a sample Kidspiration Activity used to evaluate early reading comprehension by using a storyboard for students to add pictures and short descriptions to visually show what they have read.
Overview of the Rules of American Football
Overview of the Rules of American Football. A two minute talking head segment that does little to explain the game to a novice. There are no graphics, vague descrptions, and a lack of explanation of what officals do or equipment. Run time 2:17
The Growth of America in the 19th Century
This video is accompanied by text. "Between 1790 and 1820, the population of the United States more than doubled to nearly 10 million people. Remarkably, this growth was almost entirely the result of reproduction, as the immigration rate during that period had slowed to a trickle. Fewer than 250,000 immigrants entered the United States due to doubts about the viability of the new republic and travel restrictions in Europe during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.
Soon after Napole
Invented spelling is one of the stages of learning to write.
David Wiesner Interview - American Library Association
Artist David Wiesner talks about winning the Caldecott Medal for his book Flotsam. He discusses his interest in "visual storytelling" and how he enjoys hearing how teachers and librarians use his books. He has won the Caldecott Medal three times. (3:50)
Open Episcopal Church History Part 3- Its Early History
Video discusses the happenings of the early Episcopal Church, from 2002 to 2006.
Family (Early Readers and/or ESL Learners)
This cartoon slide show has words and images of family members such as Mother, Grandfather, etc.
American History: The Great Compromise
The "Great Compromise" established the two houses of Congress, allowing the Constitution to be signed and this video help explains how this came about. Poor graphics and lacks any indepth insights. Students need to have help understanding the checks and balance system as well.
Possessive Nouns For Early Elementary Students
A slow paced power point presentation good for lower elementary students explaining possessive nouns. A possessive noun indicates the nouns is showing ownership. Examples are shown using images of students in a classroom to show possession.
13th Century Astrolabe Demonstration
Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices -- the astrolabe. With thousands of uses, from telling time to mapping the night sky, this old tech reminds us that the ancient can be as brilliant as the brand-new. Run time 09:26.