Lighting Designer: A look at this Career
This is a look at the career of lighting designer through the eyes of Jeff Atkisson. (9:42)
Author Presents: Tomie dePaola Part 1 of 2 - Interview with Author magazine
An interview with Tomie dePaola, age 74, conducted by Author magazine. He talks about his Pratt training, career, interrupted by his attempt to become a Benedictine monk, first rejections. Good for a creative writing class. (3:01)
How to Teach Life Skills : Teaching Life Skills to Developmental Students
To teach life skills to developmental students, understand their student's functioning level, speak on their level, demonstrate the skill and have the student repeat the demonstration. Modify teaching style and demonstrations to fit each student's individual learning style with help from a university campus president in this video (01:27) on life skills.
Expert: Dr. Darren Adamson
Bio: Dr. Darren Adamson is the campus president for the Salt Lake City, Utah campus of Argosy Universi
Planet Earth - Caves 3/5
(part 3) Planet Earth is a multi award-winning 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Four years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC. This episode explores "Planet Earth's final frontier": the world of caves. Run time 9:50
Planet Earth - Caves 5/5
(part 5) Planet Earth is a multi award-winning 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Four years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC. This episode explores "Planet Earth's final frontier": the world of caves. Run time 8:30
How To Read Computer Weather Models
Reading computer weather models is an important skill for watching Doppler radar and predicting the weather, learn some meteorological skills in this free video. Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 01:30.
Solving Equations 2
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve 20-7x=6x-6. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (04:06) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Example of Solving for a Variable
Using a problem involving the perimeter of a rectangle, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve for a variable (the width of the perimeter). Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (06:58) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Margarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival
Author Margarita Engle appears at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American author of young adult novels in verse. "The Surrender Tree" received a Newbery Medal, Pura Belpre Medal, Jane Addams Award, Americas Award, Claudia Lewis Award and Lee Bennett Hopkins Honor. Her first picture book was "Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian." Her most recent work is "The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba" (Henry Holt). Based on the diar
A Critical Thinker
What is a critical thinker? This video attempts to decribe the attributes of a critial thinker. Several students, primary and secondary, are interviewed. "A critical thinker seeks to understand." "Critical thinking is the number one survival skill for the human race." Run time 01:30.
Preparing for a Career in Journalism
A conventional career in journalism involves working as a reporter
or editor at a newspaper, television station or magazine. Find out how
most journalists start their careers with a bachelor's degree in
journalism with help from a journalism professor in this free video on
careers in journalism. (2:12)
Careers in Journalism : What Is the Job of a Fashion Journalist?
The job of a fashion journalist is to understand the fashion industry and write about it in a journalistic fashion. Discover why specialization in a certain area can be a good way to go for a journalism career.
Television News Careers : Becoming a News Anchor
Becoming a news anchor requires a bit of talent and presentation skills, an education focused on the field and a lot of hard work to get a foot in the door. Become a news anchor with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Rapunzel, picture book by Paul Zelinsky, Part 2 of 2
The conclusion of the presentation of Paul Zelinsky's prize-winning retelling of the Grimm's fairy tale, "Rapunzel." Despite the sorceress's attempts to part them forever, the now-blind prince and the banished Rapunzel find one another and live happily with their children. Part 2 of 2 With music. Winner of the 1998 Caldecott Medal and the Carl Sandburg Award. Film awards include Bronze Statuette and Telly Awards. Available in 2010 from Scholastic as part of a DVD collection. (3:59)
Family Planning Policies and Programs
Introduces issues and programmatic strategies related to the development, organization, and management of family planning programs, especially those in developing countries. Topics include social, economic, health, and human rights rationale for family planning; identifying and measuring populations in need of family planning services; social, cultural, political, and ethical barriers; contraceptive methods and their programmatic requirements; strategic alternatives, including integrated and ver
Lulu the Big Little Chick, picture book by Paulette Bogan
The author and illusstrator, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads her picture book, Lulu the Big Little Chick. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (4:23)
Biography: For Kids - Davy Crockett, American Frontier Legend
The folk hero who was far more than a simple woodsman in coonskin cap. We chronicle his political career in Tennessee, where he championed the rights of squatters, and in Congress, where he opposed his former commander, President Jackson.
Video Production - Production Planning (#4)
Planning your video now, in preproduction, will save you lots of time later and make the whole process go smoothly. Learn about the key pieces of a plan.
Sex, Money, Happiness and Death: The Quest for Authenticity
Manfred Kets de Vries, Raoul de Vitry dâ€™Avaucourt Clinical Professor of Leadership Development and Director of the INSEAD Global Leadership Centre, takes readers out of their comfort zone in his latest book, which has grown out of his conviction that many business academics have lost touch with the people they should be trying to help. His aim is twofold: to persuade executives to take time out to reflect on what really counts in their lives and to shake academics down from their ivory to
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 3 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan takes a mathematical statement and helps the viewer make sense out it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:12)