Concision: Never Use 28 Words When 8 Will Do.
This slideshow (26 black on white word frames), narrated by a soft adult male teacher voice, explains how to write concisely but not vaguely.  Provide details, not generalizations.  (10 minutes 12 seconds includes class assignment at end.)
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Caesar part 2 of 5
This is part 2 of 5 of the story of Julus Caesar's Life.  This part of the  video talks about Caesar's life as a young man and his run in politics as a supreme priest of Rome.  Several historians talk about the time in which Julius Caesar lived. 

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Military Strategy in US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "When the Civil War began, there were fewer than 20,000 soldiers in the national army, and thousands of those troops soon moved south to fight for the Confederacy. In April 1861, after Union troops at Fort Sumter were forced to surrender, President Lincoln quickly called for northern states to send 75,000 volunteers to join the Union army. The Confederacy did not have an established army or navy and also turned to militia groups from the southern states to supp
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Social Alternatives in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the Progressive Era, lawmakers at both state and federal levels introduced laws and regulations to protect citizens at home and work. Although many states had already passed social-minded legislation before the Progressive Movement, many of the laws were poorly written and could not be adequately enforced. For example, in 1874, Massachusetts restricted women and children workers to 10-hour workdays. In 1882, New York attacked the sweatshops by prohibiti
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Speed Phonics - Letters and Sounds - Phase 2
Students try to name the letter sounds in 40 seconds?  The letters are shown at 40 second intervals.

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Revolution in China
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
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Teen Substance Abuse
A picture video with images of famous people who abused drugs and alchol. Images from google, Music: 30 Seconds to Mars - To Kill. (6:25)
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Kids giving their ideas on politics
This video shows children giving thier ideas on politics. They talk about the Mccain/Obama election as well as other general topics like: why should kids not get to vote?
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Associative Property
Ms. Meyer teaches about the associative property.  She models an example of association with character figures. Next, she uses mathematical examples to answer these questions:  What is the associative property? Why does it have the name it does? How can you recognize it when you see it?  
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Virtual Manipulative: Base 10 Blocks and More
This is a virtual manipulative (that uses a Java applet). Illustrate addition and subtraction in a variety of bases. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate to fully load. From Utah State University
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Virtual Manipulative- Add and Subtract Decimals With Base 10 Blocks
Add and subtract decimal values using base blocks. The problems difficulty is controlled by the user.  Set the number of whole number columns up to 100s.  Set the decimal places from 0 to 3 places.  Other bases are available.  Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate (that uses a Java applet) to fully load. From Utah State University.
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Subtraction With Base 10 Blocks
Base Blocks Subtraction – Use base ten blocks to model separation of groups in subtraction. The user can adjust the problem difficulty by changes the number of digits that appear. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate (that uses a Java applet) to fully load. From Utah State University.
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Fraction Pieces - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative can be used to work with fractional parts of a circle or a square. Please wait a few seconds for the Java applet to load. There are instructions to the right side of the manipulative.
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Directing -- Working With The Actors - Part 1
 Innovative, original, unpredictable, Director Clint Parker rehearses his actors --in the off beat drama on modern politics: Mister Wonderful dot com. Copyright 2007 Clinton Parker
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A Primer in Modern Intellectual Property Law
This is a very broad primer in intellectual property law from the perspective of its original justification, and the basic legal and institutional distinctions that accompany it in the modern period (roughly 1700-2000).
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Groundwater Animation
Groundhogs sing us a song about Groundwater. Concepts cover the historical path of water, uses of water and dangers groundwater faces in this 3:43 video. Teachers may wish to have a word wall with those words that students may have difficulty understanding.
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Tutorial: Animoto
Animoto is a program that you can use to create videos.  You need to create an account to use this free program.  You get 30 seconds for free-to use more time you may pay to create a full length video.  It is very simple to use-it can be as easy as a one click upload. Directions are given to create the video.  (8:34)
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Animoto Tutorial
Learn how to use Animoto. In this video you will learn how to create a card.  You need to be over 13 to do this.  Create a free account to use the 30 seconds feature.  This tutorial wwalks you through the steps to create your card.
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Sid the Science Kid Rolie Polie Bug
This short animated video is an advertisement for "Sid the Science Kid" on PBS. In this video, Sid is looking at a rolie polie bug, wondering if it has legs. By using a magnifying glass, Sid is able to see how the bug moves. 0:30 seconds.
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Inductive Reasoning, Part 3 of 3
In this video, Sal Khan uses a word problem that discusses the distributive property to demonstrate how to use inductive reasoning. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:07)
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