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.
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.
Scenes from a war with no end in sight
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video purports to show wounded children in a field hospital and victims' bodies wrapped in blankets in the Syrian city of Aleppo following a bomb attack. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
Public Archaeology in China Now
In 2006 Peter Ucko and Wang Tao visited more than ten universities in mainland China, in order to meet staff and students in each Department of Archaeology. We interviewed staff and students to find out about their experiences, expectations and ideas regarding the nature and practice of archaeology. In addition, interviews were held with the several directors of provincial institutes of archaeology. The interviews consisted of semi-structured questioning, and free discussion was encouraged. One
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
What is Lesson Study?
Find out more about the role data analysis plays in beginning a Lesson Study. See how one team of teachers sorts data to determine the focus of a Lesson Study, while you hear more about some of the challenges involved in running Lesson Study in a school. Run time 10:59.