IPICK - Selecting Books that are "Just Right!"
When we are selecting books to read in our 2nd grade classroom, we remember the acronym, I PICK. Listen are we explain what each letter means. (1:57)
The Power of Words
When you know words really well, they give you the power to change the world around you. The narrator outlines the different ways that words can help empower your life with a background of the ocean.
How a Computer CD Rom Works
This is a very brief (00:26) video that has information about how a Computer CD-ROM works.
John F. Kennedy Library Profile in Courage Award 2014
Former President George H. W. Bush was honored with the prestigious John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ on May 4, 2014 by Jack Schlossberg at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in recognition of the political courage he demonstrated when he agreed to a 1990 budget compromise that reversed his 1988 campaign pledge not to raise taxes and put his re-election prospects at risk. Bush's granddaughter, Lauren Bush Lauren, accepted the award on behalf of the former President. P
The Sound Carnival: OU Blend
In this Electric Company video, students will learn about the "ou" sound through song. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review phonological awareness in the elementary classroom. (00:50)
Speed Phonics - Letters and Sounds - Phase 2
Students try to name the letter sounds in 40 seconds? The letters are shown at 40 second intervals.
Learning the Alphabet
This educational video provides a great way to learn the alphabet. It
includes the sounds that each letter makes, and has pictures of
different items to go along with each letter. It’s a great and fun way
for children to learn the alphabet.
Pronouncing the Alphabet
This educational video attampts to teach proper pronounciation of the
english alphabet. It is suitable for children just starting to learn the
english language. The correct sound of each letter in the alphabet is
Magical Nature Alphabet
Video goes through the A-B-C's. Each letter is pronounced and an example is given that starts with each letter. Images are on the screen for each letter as well as a close-up of a mouth pronouncing each sound. (09:01)
"Snowball Fight!"-Alphabet Letters and Sounds
This video is a cute video students will enjoy about alphabet letters and sounds. It goes over each letter of the alphabet and its sound. This would be a good teaching resource for a quick, different way to review alphabet letters and sounds. It would be beneficial for young students and/or for special education students (3:08)
4.3.5 Domestic campaigns An important aspect of efforts to reduce nutrient inputs to water bodies is the modification of domestic behaviour. Public campaigns in Australia have encouraged people to: wash vehicles on porous surfaces away from drains or gutters reduce use of fertilizers on lawns and gardens compost garden and food waste use zero- or low-phosphorus detergents wash only full loads in washing machi
An important aspect of efforts to reduce nutrient inputs to water bodies is the modification of domestic behaviour. Public campaigns in Australia have encouraged people to:
wash vehicles on porous surfaces away from drains or gutters
reduce use of fertilizers on lawns and gardens
compost garden and food waste
use zero- or low-phosphorus detergents
wash only full loads in washing machi
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The Tale of Psyche and Cupid
This student-made video of the myth of Psyche and Cupid features stop motion animation and other special effects. While the video follows the myth (from Ovid's Metamorphoses) closely enough in the beginning, the ending is very different from the original. This movie won 1st place in the audio visual category of the 2009 Ontario Student Classics Conference. Music and text, no narration, live video and still photography. (5:01)
National Standards of Music Education Song
In order to help remember all nine of the national standards of music education why not use a catchy song? This video and accompanying song are excellent tools for serious music students to learn the standards of music education. Lyrics are included. Run time 01:31.
Spanish Listening Comprehension for Beginners #3 - Getting Some Groceries in Mexico
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Do you find yourself only understanding small parts of Mexican Spanish conversations? Would you like to understand more of what that person said in Mexican Spanish right away? Then this Mexican Spanish Listening Comprehension for Beginners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an [...]
Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England. The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes. How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s
Introduction to Japanese Religion
This is a piece I made for Japanese language students so that they could see and hear something of Japanese religion. Shinto and Buddhism are introduced.
Cell Phone Tricks Videos
How to use Bluetooth on a cell phone to get reception for your wirelss computer. Let the video run and you will find even more interesting "tricks." This is a must watch for cell phone users
Noam Chomsky vs William F. Buckley Part 2
Part 2 of this famous debate, from 1969, shows two great political thinkers debating each other. The debate centers around American foreign policy during the time period. The thoughts and ideas put forth by both men are still relevant today.
The French Revolution and British Politics
This lecture considers the impact of the French Revolution on parliamentary politics in the 18th century – the broader context will be evaluated in the next lecture.