Beyond the Mechanical Universe
Provocative questions begin the quest of Beyond The Mechanical Universe. This introductory preview enters the world of Electricity and Magnetism, goes on to 20th-century discoveries of Relativity and Quantum mechanics. The brilliant ideas of Faraday, Ampere, Maxwell, Einstein, Schrödinger, Heisenberg add to The Mechanical Universe of Newton.
How do you make lessons stick?
How do you get a lesson to stick is a very, very fast paced slide show that goes through his six elements of a good lesson. Some interesting ideas, but no evidence given on their improvement in terms of objective data. There needs to be more information to understand this lesson, but it does have some good elements. (6:40)
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
According to the promises: the subculture of school science, teachers' pedagogic identity and the ch
This paper reports findings from the Economic and Social Research Council-funded InterActive Education Project, in which teachers, researchers and teacher educators have worked together to develop, perform, and evaluate secondary school science department-based ‘Subject Design Initiatives’. Drawing on notions from sociocultural theory, we have focused on ‘cultural tools’ as material and symbolic mediators of learning. In the Subject Design Initiatives teachers are seen as central to lear
FDR and Packing the Supreme Court (2)
With the New Deal in peril, FDR faced a Supreme Court that was against his ideas.
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Brazil Part 8: Feijoada, Brazil's National Dish
For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA Any discussion of Brazil's iconic dishes is incomplete without an in-depth look at the country's national dish- feijoada completa. Feijoada is more than just a bean stew... it is a cultural rite of passage. Opting for a taste of carioca style feijoada, we travel to Ipanema to pay a visit to a true Rio classic - Chef Gilberto Araújo's Casa da Feijoada. Many legends mistakenly attribute feijoada to the slave kitchen, but the Portuguese consumed feijoada
The Policy-Making Cycle
This video is accompanied by text. "Political socialization is the process by which people learn and form opinions about government and politics. This process typically begins at home, where children overhear their parents talking about political issues, concerns, and politicians. Most people can probably recall a time when they heard their parents or other adults praising or ranting about a politician. The things that are said, both good and bad, influence how young minds perceive government an
Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian." Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.
Improving Your Child's Memory
In this professionally-produced video, learn how memory is a matter of effective technique and training. By reading stories, using visualization, discussing the material and sharing ideas, concepts are reinforced and memory is strengthened.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Inspired by Wisconsin
Inspired by Wisconsin - People get ideas, thoughts, feelings, and urges to take action or create something from the world around them. Throughout Wisconsin's history, people have responded to the state's environment in a multitude of ways. The state's diverse landscapes have inspired people to pursue both practical and creative endeavors. The Wisconsin landscape has motivated people to become farmers, take political action, write music, create works of art, build cities, and establish wild
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-We All Work
We All Work - Wisconsin's landscape has always affected the types of work available to its citizens. Conversely, the work people engage in affects the landscape and the people who live there. As technology advances and people can exchange ideas more rapidly, geographical boundaries become less significant, creating more changes in the workplace. This program explores the dynamic relationship among geographical resources, technology, and work, showing students the many choices they can make
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)