Practicing Handwriting Using Air Writing
Student/Teacher Created Video- A student demonstrates how to use air writing to practice how letters are formed BEFORE using pencil and paper. Sound is not clear. (3:06)
Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet Song
"Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet" is an upbeat rock and roll song that teaches the more difficult diagonals and the end of the alphabet. This video shows a classroom of students singing along and dancing to this song as they practice writing letters such as v, w, x, y, and z using their bodies.
Beginning Cursive Handwriting
Video for cursive handwriting practice. It shows how to join letters in writing . This video does not have sound. Writing is shown on a whiteboad. (4:23)
Cursive Capital and Lowercase Alphabets
Each letter of the alphabet is written in cursive. All of the capital letters then the lowercase letters. A short sentence is created in the end combining the cursive letters together.
It only shows the letter being written once, so you would have to pause or go back to see it over again.
Correcting Common Handwriting Problems with Cursive Writing
This video features an expert in handwriting demonstrating common errors made in cursive writing , such as misforming e's and r's, using excessive slant, and using capitals in the middle of words. Corrections are then demonstrated. ( 5:50)
Counting to 19 - Sesame Street
In this short video from "Sesame Street", numbers from 1-19 are shown. The video is accompanied by a chanting, tribal sort of tune where the voices count from 1-19 while the stylized numbers and images of the numbers are shown.
Sesame Street - Rap#19
This short, animated video from "Sesame Street" is a rap that talks about the number 19. It shows a wide variety of groups of 19 items and shows the number several times.
Gumball Subtraction - Sesame Street
A fun little sesame street video showing basic subtraction practice using a gumball machine.
Sesame Street-Bowling Subtraction
Catchy little number from the good old days on Sesame Street with a bowling ball demonstrating subtraction. (0:55)
Minus 1 Subtraction Facts Presented by Sesame Street
A cartoon peacock demonstrates subtraction when he loses tail feathers. He begins with 5 feathers and loses them one by one. The number sentence presented each time a disaster takes away one of the tail feathers.
Simple Subtraction From 4 Song "Elmo Has 4 Ducks" - Sesame Street
In this video snippet from "Sesame Street", Elmo sings about his 4 ducks. During each verse of the song, one duck at a time leaves, allowing the viewer to tell how many ducks are left. This would be a great song for introducing subtraction to very young children. (2:04)
Bubble Gum Subtraction
This animated Sesame Street video uses gumballs to show simple subtraction problems. Different problems are repeated until there are 0 gumballs left. Models counting strategy to find the answer. (1:01)
Light Bulb Subtraction - Sesame Street
This short, animated video uses light bulbs to demonstrate subtraction. Light bulbs are taken away one at a time until none are left.
Eight Little Spiders - Basic Subtraction
This Sesame Street subtraction rhyme starts with 8 spiders. One by one, the spiders are subtracted leaving only one at the end. Shows the strategy of "take away one and count the remaining objects." (1:11)
SteveSongs 5 Smiles Song
This song from SteveSongs uses changing a frown into a smile to practice counting, basic addition, and subtraction skills. Scenes are shot in a playground. (1:41)
Children's Subtraction Numbers 0-10
This children's educational video teaches kids basic subtraction
skills. The concept is presented simply with numbers and picture
representations of numbers 0 though 10.
Empires: The Return of the Barbarians - Episode 3 of 3
In this last episode iIsolated from the West, 18th century Edo flourishes culturally and economically, becoming one of the liveliest cities in the world. But foreign forces are coming.
Hubble Telescope Uses Algebra
NASA Connect Segment explaining the design and upkeep of the Hubble Space telescope. Also explains how algebra is used with the telescope.
Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer
This 5:42 minute video is an interview with the author of the Twilight books. She explains how she wrote the books and what she was thinking. This would be a good video to show students about the writing process although it does go on to talk about the movie.
Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot
A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot (1888-1965); born on Sep 26. US-English poet, critic, and playwright.