Estimating Whole Numbers - by StudyJams
One way to estimate is by rounding a number. Rounding is a great way to make numbers easier to work with. Numbers are often rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand. Learn more about estimation and rounding with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
How to Prove Triangles are Similar
Students learn the following theorems related to similar
triangles. If an angle of one triangle is congruent to an angle of
another triangle, and the lengths of the sides that include each angle
are in proportion, then the triangles are similar (Side-Angle-Side
Similarity Theorem, or SAS Similarity Theorem). If the lengths of the
sides of two triangles are in proportion, then the triangles are
similar (Side-Side-Side Similarity Theorem, or SSS Similarity Theor
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 4/5
Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.
This teacher-created video features a teacher explaining comparative adjectives ( adjectives used to compare two nouns). The teacher explains the use of -er and more to make comparisons; examples are shown on a white board. ( 5:31)
Money as Debt
This 47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
Using Alphabet Sound Charts
In this video you will learn how to use alphabet sound charts to teach kids to read through homeschooling or tutoring. Expert, Matt Nisjak, shows how to use these alphabet sound charts for doing some alphabet chants that kids love to use to learn the sounds.
'Visual' French: In the City, #4 (Dans la Ville)
This video features vocabulary words related to the city. The words are spoken in French, once, while the words appear at the bottom of the screen. Each word is accompanied by appropriate images. Suitable for all beginning learners of French.
French Lesson - Dans la Ville (In the City), Part 9
Learn French by learning vocabulary words for buildings in the city. As the native French speaker recites the words, the words and the appropriate images appear. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. This video features a picture within the picture, so the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see the smaller image
This is a strange but informative computer-animated video about plagiarism. (01:50)
ow - Phase 3 Digraphs
Introduction to the ow sound. Words are shown that make the ow sound with pictures. Owl, flower, town, clown, crown, and town are some of the words presented in this clip.
Teaching Kids with Alphabet Sound Charts
Learn how to teach kids the alphabet with alphabet sound
charts, and teach them to learn a word that starts with each letter of
the alphabet, in this free home schooling video on education.
The First Words to Teach Kids
Learn form an expert teacher what the best first words are to
teach kids in this free education video clip on home schooling your
Engineering an Empire - China, Part 5/5
WARNING: This video talks of eunuchs who have greater access to the emperors. This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for high school students. Narrated by Peter Weller and various scholars.
3D Timeline of the Revolutionary War
A simple but effective 3D timeline which illustrates the sequence of the major events of the Revolutionary War.
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)
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
Curious George Helps Teach Shape and Volume
In this video from Curious George, students are engaged in a classroom activity that introduces them to volume. Using cubes, the students learn that volume is the amount of space that something takes up and that, no matter how they are configured, objects made using the same-sized parts will have the same volume. Closed caption included. Run time 01:27.
Learn About William Shakespeare's Retirement
William Shakespeare's Retirement - Learn about William Shakespeare's retirement in his later years. (06:48)
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)