Brief Overview of the Life of Anne Frank
This is a brief student-created slidecast (10 slides) about Anne Frank, including vintage photographs. It is narrated by Zack Parker, a young student; we can hear younger siblings in the background of this home recording. (2:04)
The Food We Eat - Basal Reader
This slide show has sound, however, if an educator uses this, it may be better to turn the sound down and read it to students as the narrator's voice is very low and has little energy. The images that accompany the words are great.
I Like the Flowers Boomdiada Song
A colorful animation of the song "I Like the Flowers". Some names of flowers are given and there are funny animated claymation characters dancing and singing. (2:12)
How To Use Microsoft Excel and Make Spreedsheets
View some sample formulas in Microsoft Excel and learn more about spreadsheet software in this instructional video. Run time 01:48.
Teaching Kids Words that End with Consonant Blends
Learn how to teach kids words that end with consonant blends,
like: lk, lt, nd and ng, and the different sounds they make; get more
tips about home schooling kids in this free education video.
The Real Cleopatra
This three minute video explains how Cleopatra used religion to gain and maintain power. The video also explains that Cesar and Cleopatra were both part of certain ceremonies. Students would benefit from more background into this time period and the impact of Rome on Egypt.
Caesar part 1 of 5
Caesar, Part 1. This is the story of Gaius Julius Caesar. Much of Caesar's life is known from his own Commentaries on his military campaigns, and other contemporary sources such as the letters and speeches of his political rival Cicero, the historical writings of Sallust, and the poetry of Catullus.
Gaius Julius Caesar(13 July 100 BC 15 March 44 BC), was a Roman military and political leader. He played a critical role in the
transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empi
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
The War for Independence: The Last Battle in Yorktown
This 1:14 video gives a quick view of the battlefield and the preparations made by the French, English and Americans. A map would be of help for students as well as a timeline ending with the formal peace treaty.
The British were forced to surrender 2 days after patriot soldiers captured the fort at Yorktown in 1781. A three minute video that shows what happened at this battle. Highlights the strategy used by the Americans. Does not go into detail about the end of the battle.
Short video on Revolutionary War Soldiers
Under a minute long, this video could provide students with an understanding of what the soldiers wore. Too short for any other use.
British Victory at Bunker Hill
A fatal lack of ammunition dooms the colonists chances in an early American Revolutionary battle near Boston is the overview presented in this 1:41 video. The video uses paintings to help tell the story.
The American Revolution 1775 part 1
Video shows how the American Revolution started and why it started.(Slides with narration)
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also ad
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 1
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses using the homerow keys. (0:56)
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 2
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses the lower row of the keyboard. (1:12)
Computer Typing Lessons : Memorizing Keys on the Keyboard
Learn how to memorize keys on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. (2:31)
Computer Typing Lessons : Proper Posture When Typing On A Computer Keyboard
Learn proper typing posture in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. English Captions. (1:07)
Computer Typing Lessons : Using the Caps Lock & Shift Key on the Keyboard
Learn how to use the caps lock and shift key on a computer keyboard in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. English captions. (2:11)