Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Wisconsin and Around the World
Wisconsin and Around the World - Wisconsin is part of the Great Lakes region, the Midwest, the United States, and the world. Wisconsinites cooperate and work with people all around the globe. Products move in and out of the state, as do people, culture, and ideas. This participation in the global network contributes to making Wisconsin the unique place that it is.
How To Make Compare and Contrast Map, Hierachy Map, and Concept Map
Having students create their own graphic organizers with key
words or phrases, images, connections, color, and layout can be a great way for them to develop visual literacy and thinking skills, construct and represent knowledge, and show the connection between their ideas and understandings. In this video three different kinds of graphic organizers are created using Glogsteredu, Prezi, and Powerpoint to make three different types of graphic organizers:
- Compare and Contrast Map
Problem Solving Strategies
The strategies used in solving word problems are shared in the ppt type video. The ideas are explained by a teacher as the slides flash across the screen.
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as students fear of getting hungry.
Studying for the ACT
In this clip a test prep instructors gives ideas on how to study for the ACT to get a higher score. He give testing advice on studying for the ACT with ACT prep books, which cover a variety of concepts and strategies that give insight into the information covered on the test and general test taking tricks.
Standards for Home School Geography
A teacher discusses standards for home school geography. A simpler way to teach social studies for home school than looking at it as 18 standards and 6 sub categories. The teacher gives ideas on what to teach in places, people and culture and how integrate into curriculum.
Writing a GREAT speech - Public Speaking Rules!
In this video learn that to leave a lasting impression with your audience through positive words you need a winning attitude and confidence with knowing what you're doing. Communication that reflects clarity of your main points and ideas, eye-contact, pronunciation, are all essential to your success. Your purpose isn't to be just "good," and you don't want to be just "better." What you want is to be GREAT!
Public Speaking - Organize Main Idea
Nervous about standing in front of your classmates to make a speech? Identify the main ideas of a speech and make an outline. This is a clip from a larger segment. (01:21)
The Rise Of The Berlin Wall
This video shows what the situation in Germany was like after World War II. It explains the political circumstances that led to the creation of the Berlin Wall.
Fall of the Berlin Wall
This short video is part of a news reports on the fall of the Berlin Wall. It shows the people celebrating and there is an account of the political situation in 1989. There is footage of moment the wall was demolished.
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
Question-Answer Relationships - The apprentice Storylords show the Gwynn twins how to combine ideas from two letters to find one answer.
Federalism is a system in which two or more governments share power over the same constituents. Ultimate political authority, or sovereignty, is shared between the governments. The national government is supreme and holds powers on certain issues, and the state governments have the same sovereignty over different issues. The workings of the federal system and how national, state, and local governments relate is described as intergovernmental relations. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches
The Election of 1896
This video is accompanied by text. "The depression of the 1890s, and President Cleveland’s unwillingness to use federal resources to assist the unemployed, alienated irate farmers and workers from the Democratic Party. During the 1892 and 1894 elections, Democrats suffered large Congressional seat losses while Republicans and Populists each achieved significant gains.
As the presidential election of 1896 drew closer and political leaders worked to define party platforms, currency standa
Becoming the President
To be elected, candidates must meet age, residency, and citizenship
requirements. It helps, also, to belong to a political party. Political
parties select candidates at political conventions and help them
campaign. Presidential elections are held every four years, Citizens who meet the age requirement vote to select electors to the Electoral
College. The Electoral College votes and determins who will be
president. The president takes the oath of office in Janua
Mass Media and Presidential Campaigns
Information about American political campaigns and the media. Footage of Nixon's appearance on the media during his presidential campaign against Kennedy.
Practicing Speeches: Ideas
After your first speech recorded speech rehearsal, this video will teach you to ask yourself how well your ideas are being communicated. Learn specific tips on how to improve and fine tune the ideas that youare trying to get across in your speech.
100 Ways to Draw Manga Eyes
Mark Crilley shows you 100 different ways to draw manga eyes in this high speed video. This is not so much a "learn to draw" video, but can definitely show you many ideas on drawing a variety of kinds of eyes. It could easily be paused at certain points so that you could focus on a certain kind. (10:00)
Ideas for Teaching Colors and Shape
This teacher made video gives teachers and parents ideas about how to teach kids basic shapes like the square, circle and rectangle and basic colors, like red, orange, yellow and blue. (1:18)
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Actions taken by the Allied powers during the war likew