Marbury v. Madison
This video is accompanied by text. "John Marshall was a lifelong Federalist dedicated to strengthening the power of the Federal government. He was appointed by John Adams during the last days of his presidency. The Judiciary Act of 1801, one of the final laws passed by Adams and the Federalist-controlled Congress, created sixteen new federal judgeships and other judicial offices. The appointment of these “midnight judges” enraged Republicans who claimed the action defied the will of the peop
Thinkwell American Government: Marbury v. Madison, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (09:06) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Google Scholar Can be a Starting Point for Research
A colleague once said that students can't use Google for research, because they don't know how to search properly. She was primarily concerned that inexperienced researchers do not know how to identify legitimate online resources. Google Scholar solves this problem by providing books, articles and even legal documents on virtually any subject. (There is no sound.) (01:53)
More About Place Value With Tens and Ones
Students will learn how to find the value of a digit by determining its place value. User clicks through the two slides.
Kids Science News Network-How Much Is Money Worth?
In this video Ted Tunes (skunk newscaster) and Barkley learn about basic values of coins. This is a good introduction for young learners and/or special education students (1:06)
Use Clues to Solve a Word Problem
Students learn how to use clues to solve problems. Follow the clues. Cross out the answers that do not match the clues. This is logical reasoning. User clicks through the slides.
How to Choose a Reasonable Answer
Students will learn a strategy for choosing a reasonable answer. A reasonable answer is one that makes sense. Student must estimate an answer that makes sense.
How Many Outfits Can Bobby Bear Make? - A Virtual Manipulative
A young learner can guess how many outfits can be made from a number of pants and shirts. After the learner guesses, the student can then make the outfits. There are more instructions to click on, if necessary.
All About Angles
Uses colorful animations and graphics to explain what angles are, what degrees are, and how angles are measured. It also shows why angles are important and useful.
Subtraction with Regrouping
Explanation and examples of subtracting and regrouping
Using Fact Families in Addition and Subtraction
Addition and subtraction facts that use the same numbers are related. 6+5 =11 and 11 - 5 = 6 are related facts. Use related facts to solve problems. User clicks through the slides.
How to Write an Introduction to Your Essay
Note: There is a couple of moments of silence as the instructor waits for you to read the paragraph. The instructor 'dissects' themfirst paragraph by color-coding, then explains the significance of each part of the paragraph.
Nathaniel Ayers - With Robert Gupta and Steve Lopez
Move the clip forward, to approximately 1:34, to see Robert Gupta - the youngest member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - work with Nathaniel Ayers. In this scene, Nathaniel watches Robert and Joanne Pearce-Martin (principal keyboardist for the LA Phil) as they finish playing a duet. Immediately after its conclusion, Robert gives Nathaniel tips on violin-playing technique.
Steve Lopez, Nathaniel's friend and author of a book about him, narrates this video clip.
Claron McFadden: Singing the Primal Mystery - Aria
"The human voice: mysterious, spontaneous, primal." With these words, soprano Claron McFadden invites us to explore the mysteries of breathing and singing, as she performs the challenging "Aria," by John Cage. (10:55)
Megan Follows: The Many Mauds: The Life and Times of Lucy Maud Montgomery (1996)
Megan Follows, the actress who played Anne in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, talks about Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the books on which the movies are based. The actress details her intellectual, emotional and psychological empathy with the author in the historical period in which Ms. Montgomery lived: L.M. Mongomery "allowed a child to have a voice that was of equal importance to the grownups around her." Photos of the author, clips of animated film and live action film base
Patricia Polacco: The Teacher Who Changed Everything For Me
In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, children's book author Patricia Polacco recalls the day that her teacher discovered her dyslexia. Author's talking head.
Non-Verbal Communication: Tattoos & Piercings
Tattoos and piercings are a way of expressing personality.
Learn how tattoos and piercings influence non-verbal communication from a communications and public speaking expert in this video.
Ladybug Mazes - A Virtual Manipulative
Ladybug Mazes – Program a ladybug to move through a maze. This is a little similar to the other virtual manipulative, Ladybug Leaf. There are instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Reading to Preschool Kids
By picking a repetitive book, children are able to follow and learn the sounds. Learn how to read to preschool kids in this free educational video about language Montessori methods.
Fieldhockey : Goal Scoring
Very interesting DVD about the way to train goal scoring. (3:21)