The verbs saber (to know) and conocer (to know)
This video helps clear up confusion about how to use the verbs saber and conocer. Both mean to know but are not interchangeable. The speaker explains in English and the words are displayed on the screen.
Martin Luther King Jr. Leads March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality. (3:10)
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Introduction to the Xylophone
This video will give you a comprehensive introduction to the xylophone.
Shape and Pattern Rap
A fun shape and pattern rap accompanied by pictures of young children. The rap describes attributes of squares, triangles and rectangles. Examples of patterns in children's clothing and in the classroom are shown.
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant, was not only a war hero but also a celebrity of his day. Grant was also a West Point graduate in addition to being the youngest president ever elected at the time. This video paints an interesting picture of Grant that students might like to know such as his need for speed.
This video is a recoreding of a speech by President Benjamin Harrison.
With the help of archeologists, get a glimpse of the tragedies of the original Jamestown Fort.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
How to conjugate verbs sentire and capire in the present tense
In this video, the verbs sentire and capire are used to show how there are two different types of -IRE verbs in Italian. The speaker uses a white board to illustrate and only speaks Italian. A worksheet with answers is included for practice.
The Story of India- Liberation and Freedom (pt.5)
This documentary traces Indian history through the occupation by the
British to the promise of the 21st. Century.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Math Version
This is a music video to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. It is a fun song for students to learn different math techniques. Lyrics are changed to explain the following math concepts: circles, circumference and area. Very brief. Run time 0:35.
Learning About the Number Three
Sesame Street muppets sing about the number 3 by counting to 3 and describing sets of 3. Sung by Elmo,Herry Monster,and Prairie Dawn.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
North Dakota Facts
4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
Two 4th grade students descibe the state of Utah. They discuss the history, facts, and environment of Utah.
What are adverbs and how are they used? Find out in this short, computer animated video. The end of the video includes a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz. The following key concepts will briefly be covered: sentence parts, definition of an adverb, proper use of adverbs, and examples of adverbs.
SCBWI: Master Class - Creating the Picture Book, with Tomie dePaola
Interview hosted by Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. He is asked, "What is a picture book?" He answers that once the child has had the book read to them, they can remember the story by looking at the pictures. He discusses the visual style of books and how there is not one that works best. He hopes that the things he writes makes children feel good and see things in a different way. He then shows how he illustrates a picture. What single word would he leave as his legacy?
Fact and Opinion
This is a short video with computer animation and computerized voices. The video gives one example of a fact and one example of an opinion.