NEA's Read Across America
Read Across American kick-off video for the March 2, 2011 event. This is a promotional to minute video, but it does give a background to why the Day is celebrated and its importance. May be slow loading.
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
In Their Own Words
Old sources give fresh voice to slavery's story. Manager of African American programs Tricia Brooks explains how we know what we know.
The Two Questions of Calculus
This is an outstanding video of an overview of calculus. The instructor explains in easy-to-understand terms and with humor. The information given is clearly presented with two screens: one with the instructor in the corner and one of him writing. For high school students. (09:29)
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)
In the Conversation class there are three parts, precommunication, communication and postcommunication. These are the basis of the class and all that has to be done in the three of these.
4.1 Scientific approaches Even after many years of research, the phenomenon of hibernation continues to be a mystery to scientists. Despite coming nearer to an understanding of how and why it happens, some fundamental questions remain unanswered. Is there a genetic basis underlying the evolutionary predisposition of animals to hibernate, given its occurrence in many groups of vertebrates and invertebrates? Is the problem of metabolic adaptation in cells separate from thermal regulation which occurs throughout the orga
Even after many years of research, the phenomenon of hibernation continues to be a mystery to scientists. Despite coming nearer to an understanding of how and why it happens, some fundamental questions remain unanswered. Is there a genetic basis underlying the evolutionary predisposition of animals to hibernate, given its occurrence in many groups of vertebrates and invertebrates? Is the problem of metabolic adaptation in cells separate from thermal regulation which occurs throughout the orga
17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law (MIT)
This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.
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.
Cool Human Rights Work I Did on My Summer Vacation
Cool Human Rights Work I Did on My Summer Vacation