Fatima Bhutto: Women's Political Participation in Pakistan
Journalist and poet Fatima Bhutto discusses violence, fear, tragedy and repression amongst Pakistan's women as they attempt to participate in a political process in which "rigging is part of the national work ethic."
The Battle of Russia Pt. 4 of 9
The Battle of Russia from the War Classics Collection. "Here we discover Russia's valiant resistance to invasion throughout its history and how that strength of character was key to their determination to prevail against the seemingly unstoppable forces of Nazi Germany in the bloodiest battles of World War II. The film is a wonderful compilation of authentic newsreel footage from both the US Signal Corps and various Soviet resources."
Voorstel tot afbetaling
At the end of this unit you can write in a letter a proposal for payment by installment
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sleep
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn how our bodies need sleep. We need 6-10 hours a night. Babies need more sleep because they have a lot of growing to do. Go to bed on time so you don't run out of steam during the day. Busy bodies need sleep. This is a great teaching resource for learning about our bodies in the early childhood classroom and/or for the special education classroom (1:06).
Touch and Vision
In this episode of the human senses, they explore the two most highly used senses, touch and vision. In this video they test the amazing things we do with our eyes, how we can instantly spot attractive people in a crowded room, and how our eyes guide us around the world with astonishing accuracy. When it comes to touch they reveal why we love the feel of some things and loath others. Discover what our skin
Traditional Chinese Paper
This 1:48 video shows how one Chinese town still makes paper the traditional way. The students will learn how the bamboo is harvested, turned into pulp, and made into paper.
Haiti is a Catholic country but daily life still moves to the rhythms of spirit religion. Learn how voodooism is part of their everyday life in Haiti.
21M.734 Design for the Theater: Scenery (MIT)
This course will examine theory of scenic design as currently practiced, as well as historical traditions for use of performance space and audience/performer engagement. Four play scripts and one opera or dance theater piece will be designed after in-depth analysis; emphasis will be on the social, political and cultural milieu at the time of their creation, and now.
Learn how to Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope
Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope is a short video that goes over the basics of how to get started. Nothing complicated and lacks real life examples. The related videos on the site carry the topic further, but all of them are limited. Would best be used to review for students who already know how to write an essay.
In this session, participants see how five middle-level teachers use both formal and informal student/teacher conferences to monitor their students’ progress and help them improve as writers. (58:25)
Interactive Read-Aloud using Looking Back by Lois Lowry-Mentor Texts
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch models an interactive read-aloud of the mentor text, Looking Back by Lois Lowry. A mentor text is a piece of writing that can be used to teach a writer about some aspect of writer's process or craft. This is a good teaching resource for an aspiring writer and for teachers who teach the writing process. (5:09)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
How to Draw Details on a Cartoon Character
Danny Page is a professional cartoonist and illustrator and in this video, and he demonstrates how to add details to a cartoon character. The basic character is done, now some shading is done to make him look more real and have more defination. Use the tip of your marker lightly. (2:51)
How to Draw Anime
How to Draw Cartoon Characters. Tips from a professional illustrator and graphic artist in this free video on drawing. A good video to get students introduced into cartoon type drawing. Moves slowly, but does not really give enough insights into the proportions to be of great help. Run time 03:47.
How to Draw Comic Book Characters
How to Draw Comic Book Characters. Drawing comic book characters is a quick moving video that shows the basic of drawing such figures. It is best used if the students can follow with their own paper and pencil. May need to be replayed a few times.
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
MISERERE sung by Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero Fornaciari
Italian singing sensation Andrea Bocelli and Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari sing "Miserere," which Zucchero co-wrote with U2's Bono.
Ragazzo della via Gluck sung by Adriano Celentano
Celentano was born in Milan on a street called Via Gluck which gave him the idea for this song of the same name. This video shows Celentano's journey.
How Does a Cathode Ray Tube Work?
A cathode ray tube consists of an electron gun, focusing
coils, and X and Y plates. Learn how a sawtooth works in a cathode ray tube with information from a science teacher in this video.