Nouns and Verbs
This video demonstrates the learner's ability to distinguish, identify, and correctly use nouns and verbs.
If the parts of speech were people
Reid and Kristen read to us their responses. If nouns, verbs, and adjective were people, what would they be like?
The Triangle Fire
It was the worst factory fire in the history of New York City.
Late in the afternoon of Saturday, 25 March 1911, fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, located on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the Asch Building. In less than five minutes fire snuffed out the lives of 146 workers. Video is a series of pictures with people who worked in the factory. Great information and pictures.
Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) Lesson 2
In Lesson 2, Chris Biffle demonstrates Whole Brain Teaching's five K-12 classroom rules, and entertaining ways for students to rehearse the rules. Great video to see how to actually use these strategies in the classroom.
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
The video begins with examples in Spanish using the demonstrative adjectives "este/esta, aquel/aquella" and the equivalent in English. There is some practice at the end.
Demonstrative adjectives in Spanish part 1
In this video the speaker clearly explains how to use the words this and that in spanish. The use of pictures and the printed word is very helpful.
Real de Catorce
Far from the tourist traps, an inside look at the charming town in rural Mexico. See how Mexican's live outside of the big cities.
What Is Container Gardening?
In this video clip learn about the many advantages to container gardening, especially for those that have limited space for plants. How to plant flowers in various containers, such as plastic, clay or wood is explained and a variety of containers are shown.
The David James Project
After an accident left him confined to a wheelchair, David James thought
he'd have to give up gardening, until the community stepped in to bring
the thrill of growing back into arms reach.
Google Maps: How do maps benefit our society?
In this video 6th and 7th grade teachers Katie Facto and Kim Mayher use Google Maps with their students. This video is helpful to Social Studies teachers who are on map skills. This is also a great way to show a teacher how to integrate technology into a social studies class.
Jorinde and Joringel - pt. 3 - 3
Jorinde and Joringel is a Grimm's tale in which true love triumphs over evil enchantment in this story of one young couple, the beautiful Jorinde and Joringel, the shepherd boy who loves her. This tale by the Brothers Grimm will enchant youngsters with its sweetness and charm and not-too-frightening magic.
It's So Cold
This Electric Company animated cartoon teaches the phrase "It's so cold" and other phrases. (:51)
The Weather Song
Cartoon slide show names weather in all seasons. Song written and performed by Peter Weatherall. Some pop-up ads during the song. (1:17)
The Four Seasons
This brief video is for beginnng learners who are learning about the four weather seasons.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Lively cartoon drawings and photographs accompany the song. Children's choir sings. The words representing the animal sounds are written on the slides. The repetition is fun for children especially when they accompany the song with hand movements. (2:10)
500 NATIONS (PART 5)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
This is an overview of the influx of African-Americans to New York, maps of where they tended to settle, major authors, and the New Negro Movement are discussed. This lesson is best used with brief biographies of those individuals mentioned and a sampling of some of the materials developed by those mentioned would be ideal to gain a better understanding of the times and events.
Ten Year old Scout visits a strawberry field to learn more about her favorite fruit.
The Boston Tea Party
A video detailing several aspects of the Boston Tea Party, such as the people involved, the event, and the aftermath. Student narration. The pros and cons of this act of civil disobedience are discussed. (06:07)
Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercializat