Declaring Independence:The Movie
Uses images and a narrator to explain why the Declaration of Independence was written and how. A good explanation, but little cause and effect. No comments about the documents that helped Jefferson in writing the Declaration. Not much depth
The Declaration of Independence: Jefferson's Role
The 2nd Continental Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson to draft the Declaration of Independence. Good details about how Jefferson came up with some ideas for the Declaration using theme of an unjust King. Students need to have a copy of this document is go along with the video as well as a timeline of events that resulted in this work.
Latin Lesson 10 - venalicius This is the 10th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 10th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
Common French Phrases for Staying in a Hotel
Learn common French phrases for staying in a hotel. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
(4/9) The Warsaw Uprising Part 4 of 9 about the uprising of the Poles in the Warsaw ghetto against the German occupation.
Part 4 of 9 about the uprising of the Poles in the Warsaw ghetto against the German occupation.
Stalingrad 1 of 5
The Battle of Stalingrad. 250,000 German troops are available to extend the Third Reich to the borders of Asia and divide the Soviet Union into two. This was a battle of death, the fighting went on all day and night it never stopped. German aircraft photographed the course of this struggle. These images give us an insight into the battle of WWII, for the first time we can see every detail of the tortured city that became the grave of the German Sixth Army. This video is the lost evidence of the
An Interview with Dr. Malcolm J. Norwood
In December of 1979, as a project at the University of Maryland, Karen Brickett interviewed Dr. Malcolm (Mac) J. Norwood, the Father of Closed Captioning. Dr. Norwood relates how 10% of the general population would not accept captions on their TV screens, which necessitated the development of a closed-captioning system. He discusses the postponement of decoder sales until March of 1980, estimates of the number of potential viewers of closed-captioned TV, predicts 22 to 22½ hours of captioned pr
African-Americans in the American Civil War
Learn about the contribution of African-Americans to the American civil war in this seven-minute video. Included are several vintage photos of the men in uniforms.
The Ante-Bellum Period: A Nation Divided: The American Civil War
A short selection from a documentary about the Ante-Bellum Period. This video shows footage and information about the period before the U.S. Civil War. There were over 3 million slaves doing the labor in the south. (2:00)
Lord of the Flies - Summary
This video is a study Guide for William Golding's Lord of the Flies. It summarizes the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
The Passive Voice Get = Be
This lecture is an explanation of the idea of passive voice and how get can be used in place of be. A variety of examples help to illustrate the concepts in the lesson. The teacher also addresses how questions are different in passive voice.
Passive Voice Introduction
This is a basic explanation of how the passive voice works. The teacher lecturing in the video specifically addresses how the form of "be" changes depending on the verb tense used in the sentence. Examples of various sentences help to illustrate the ideas presented in the lesson.
Hemingway - The Old Man and the Sea - documentary excerpt
Readings from the novella, the Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. The clip also includes interviews with folks from Cuba who knew Hemingway back in the day.
Dave Mckean Draws For Fans
Dave McKean draws a picture for fans at Comicon in Naples, Italy. This clip is busy with lots of background noise and talking and poor lighting but the camera stays focused on the drawing he is making.
Scaffolding as a Teaching Strategy
Lauren Scharff discusses the Scaffolding approach to teaching. The video shoes the teacher lecturing in front of a powerpoint presentation. (6:32)
Picky Preschool Eaters
What you can do to help picky eaters eat more healthfully.
Bean Bag Toss: Preschool Games
Bean Bag Toss: Preschool Games. Part of the series: Games for Pre-School. Toss a bean bag to each other or into a box. A fun game for preschool kids or little children in this video!
Dealing with Work Inhibition
Dr. Sarah Stanley discusses what the term "work inhibition" means, the factors that contribute to work inhibition in children and teens, and gives steps parents can take to help students overcome this unproductive behavior. (01:36)
Array Model for Multiplication
The instructor uses paper, pen, and colored markers to show how to invert and multiply as one algorithm for multiplying fractions. For upper elementary and middle school students. Demonstrates how to solve multiplication of fractions using arrays (squares) Clear teaching and models. Sound and camera work are average. (2:33)
Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities
In this video, the instructor goes through the steps needed to graph a system of linear inequalities. He discusses slope, shows how to draw the line on the coordinate plane, and explains what section of the graph should be shaded. There is some shadow on the white board which makes it a little more difficult to see at times during the instruction.