Visual French- Five French words (# 3)
The instructor pronounces 5 words (les mots) of color in this brief video. There is no English, but the actual color appears in a small circle on the screen.
The Marshmallow Experiment and Time Paradox
In this cartoon-animated video, Professor Philip Zimbardo describes the affects of present and future orientation in children. The video also includes a "pitch" to buy the author's book. (2:22)
The Linguistic Genius of Babies
At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world. (10:18)
¿Cómo es tu familia? (What is your family like?)- Song
This video is an animated Spanish rap song with captions that make learning vocabulary fun and easy. This song is about the family and it repeats the question "Como es tu familia?" and then gives answers naming family members in Spanish. No English translation included.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this free video on writing essays.
How to Use a Thesaurus for Essays
How to Use a Thesaurus for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to use a thesaurus while writing essays in this free video on writing essays.
Socialization & Homeschooling
This is part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Homeschooling can offer many socialization opportunities for both child and parent through homeschool support groups, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and organized field trips. (1:35)
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling
How to Deal With Socialization During Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Homeschool students are encouraged to join a homeschool support group in order to meet other kids and deal with socialization issues. Find friends and other socializing opportunities with help...
Homeschooling: Teaching History
Make history an interactive subject at home with advice from a
homeschool specialist.Teaching history in a homeschool environment can be a fun experience using a book series, such as "American Girls" or "Little House on the Prairie," which can incorporate history into crafts and other activities. (2:03)
Homeschooling: Teaching Art
Allow a creative homeschool student to experiment with art with
advice from a homeschool specialist in this video. The homeschool specialist explains that teaching art in a homeschool setting requires supplying lots of paper, markers, paint and other crafts. She give tips for buying paper and how to create a storybook. For more advanced co-op art students research and incorporate art history in the curriculum. The speaker does not tell how to teach students how to do art, but
Home Schooling Study Skills
This two minute video is about study skills for home schooling
includes keeping a regular schedule, keeping the focus on learning
throughout the day and using outside resources, such as libraries and
Take Notes Online With NoteStar
NoteStar is a free internet tool that enables you to take digital notes, organize them, and prepare your bibliography (list of sources used) quickly and easily. Students can:
• take digital (online) notes in index card format and organize them
• track source information, whether it is print, nonprint or online
• create printable notes and bibliography
As a student, you can also register as your own “teacher” so you can:
• create projects and
Very short time song
A very short (41 second) song with simple animation, illustrating 8:00 and 12:00 using an analog clock.
Sculpting Details of a Horse Mane: Part 2
Learn how to sculpt the details of a horse's mane on a clay horse head sculpture in this ceramic art video lesson with expert Jorge Benlloch. English captions. (2:12)
The Story of St Therese of Lisieux
Video is a series of pictures and words printed on the screen with music in the background. Pictures and words describe St. Therese's life.
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.