Billy and the Witch: A Halloween Story Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter. However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch. Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink. After all the chores are done he asks about dinner. She says “Little
Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter. However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch. Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink. After all the chores are done he asks about dinner. She says “Little
Clifford the Big Red Dog-Halloween
In this video Clifford gets ready for Halloween and is dressed as a lion. Video discusses how sometimes people act like they are scared even when they are not. Clifford and his family go to a Halloween party where all of his dog friends are also dressed up. (2:59)
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | Wisconsin Is Special
Wisconsin Is Special - Wisconsin is a state of great physical and cultural diversity. Throughout the state's history, interaction among people settling in Wisconsin's varied geographical regions has led to a balance and harmony that is manifested in Wisconsin's economy, landforms, and cultures. "Wisconsin Is Special" discusses this balance. It also examines the state symbols that represent Wisconsinites' pride in place, showing how these symbols reflect the unique and special place called
Discovery Channel - Solar Storm - Part 2
This video is a combination of documentary and speculation concerning severe solar storrms. Suitable for high school students.
The Meaning of Independence Day
Dr. Michael Berliner, co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ayn Rand Institute, former professor of philosophy and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, explains, in his way, the meaning of Independence Day. (05:43)
How to control nerves when speaking in public Many people say that speaking in public is one of the most nerve-racking things they have to do. Here are a few techniques to help you control your nerves. First, be prepared; the more prepared you are the less nervous you will be. Next, stretch on your neck and arms. Third, do lips and jaw exercises; these will help you relax. And lastly, focus on the audience. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. Thi
Many people say that speaking in public is one of the most nerve-racking things they have to do. Here are a few techniques to help you control your nerves. First, be prepared; the more prepared you are the less nervous you will be. Next, stretch on your neck and arms. Third, do lips and jaw exercises; these will help you relax. And lastly, focus on the audience. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. Thi
Alvin & the Chipmunks Christmas Don't Be Late (original TV)
Alvin & the Chipmunks sing "Christmas Don't Be Late"
"All right you Chipmunks! Ready to sing your song?-I'll say we are!-Yeah!..."
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as students fear of getting hungry.
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.