Ned Cobb: Fighting for the Farmer
In 1931, the Communist Party traveled to the South to fight racial segregation and unfair practices associated with sharecropping. Ned Cobb, an African American farmer, not only welcomed their presence, he also became president of the Sharecroppers Union to fight for the rights of poor black and white farmers. This video shows how Cobb paid the price in his fight for equality. (6:39)
Third grade students from Deans Mill School explain how to make inferences while reading. This is a very kid friendly video that clearly shows the process of interferences as a comprehension skill. (05:37)
Japan - The 'Despised' Ainu People
An insightful report on racial discrimination in Japan. "A small boy denies his Ainu ancestry for fear of being bullied in a society where conformity is valued above all else. The Ainu people of the northern island of Hokkaido are despised by the rest of Japan. Different in appearance and language they have suffered more than a century of discrimination." (12:52)
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 2 of 3
The 1966 film version of Paddle to the Sea, seen here, was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist, master canoeist, artist and filmmaker Bill Mason.
This story (both book and film version) has been loved by generations of school children for decades as they learn about the history of the Great Lakes
INSIDE OUT: Meet Isaac Anguiano
Meet Michigan State University freshman finance major Isaac Anguiano from Tyler, Texas, who is featured in the MSU President's Report.
Supply and Demand
This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
One-Sided Limits - Free Math Video by Brightstorm
A limit is the value that a function approaches as the input of that function approaches a certain value. In Calculus, sometimes functions behave differently depending on what side of the function that they are on. This video explains how a one-sided limit is the behavior on one only one side of the value where the function is undefined. (3:02)
"The Talibanization of South Asia: Can it Be Stopped?" (video)
A talk by Pervez Hoodbhoy, Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azama University. Dr. Hoodbhoy received his bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics, master's in solid state physics, and Ph.D in nuclear physics, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad since 1973. He is cha
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s
This video discusses the properties of addition. The video startes with solving a simple addition problem using a number line, they then change the order of the problem. This shows the commutative property for addition. Then they show commutative using negative numbers. Then other examples are shown. Then they show problems with parenthesis, which tells the student to do this part first. This shows the associative property for addition. More examples are given. Video is good quality and good for
West Virginia Geography
First grade lesson about where West Virginia is located on a map and a globe, cardinal directions, and designing a map of a classroom.(Amateur video with maps, slides, some text and music but no narration)
Interesting Picture Facts About Alabama
This video is simply a collection of photos of Alabama and does not offer any other data. The video ends abruptly.Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.Video has slides but no narration. It references a website that rents cars. (2:03)
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