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.
English Vocabulary Lessons-Identifying Animals Flashcards
The aim of this video is to help to improve English vocabulary. Pictures of a variety of animals is shown on the screen with an "a" in the upper left hand corner. The commentator speaks the name of the animal with the "a" (a koala, a seal, a giraffe). This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for beginning readers. (1:52)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Halloween Vocabulary
This video introduces Halloween vocabulary word by showing the picture and speaking the name of the picture. This is a great resource for our ELL students and our beginning readers. (1:53)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Body Parts Vocabulary
This video helps to improve English vocabulary. A picture of a body part is shown as it is pronounced. This is a great teaching resource for our ELL students and for our youngest students. (2:17)
English Vocabulary Lessons-Food-What Do You Want to Eat?
This video is to help to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is on foods. A matching picture is shown (pizza, sandwich, salad, taco, cereal, etc.) as the commentator speaks the word. This is a good teaching resource for our ELL students, our youngest learners, and special education students (2:11).
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
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.
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this clip. A writing instructor gives tips on how to write the introduction of an essay.
Sonata No.1 G Major - Vivace ma non troppo (part 1 of 2) by Brahms
In this live video violinist, Itzhak Perlman, plays Sonata No.1 G Major - Vivace ma non troppo accompanied by pianist, Daniel Barenboim. The performers are on stage in a concert hall. The picture quality is dark due to the stage lighting, but the sound quality is excellent. (05:26)
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)
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
This is a male voice reading "Young Goodman Brown," showing one still image of a dark forest path on a moonlit night. Written by American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1835, the story takes place in Puritan New England, a common setting for Hawthorne's works, and addresses one of his common themes: the conflict between good and evil in human nature and, in particular, the problem of public goodness and private wickedness. This literature is appropriate for high school students. More valu
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
Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 5)
In this section, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answer the question, "How did you feel when you learned you won the ASPCA® Roger Caras Achievement Award?" She answered that the award is relatively new and she had to look it up to see what it was for. The award is for a person or organization that promotes animal welfare. She says getting the award was a thrill. (0:24)
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.