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)
How to Use Single Quotation Marks
Use single quotation marks any time that there is a quote within a quote. Put double quotations on the outside of a quote and single quotations on the inside of the quote. Get examples of when to use single quotation marks. (01:16)
Adding Mixed Numbers with Uncommon Denominators The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process of adding the whole numbers first and then finding the common denominator to add the remaining fractions together.
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process of adding the whole numbers first and then finding the common denominator to add the remaining fractions together.
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Planetas
This one-minute animated Spanish video offers information to younger learners about the planets in our Solar System.
How to Read and Make Pictographs
This whiteboard presentation show student how to make and interpret pictographs. The teacher narrator begins with a data chart and shows students how to create a pictograph. In the second section, the off-screen teacher shows how to use a pictograph to solve a word problem. This is a great resource to introduce or to re-teach this important skill. (5:57)
Tally Charts and Frequency Tables
In this whiteboard presentation, the teacher narrator shows how to create a tally chart and then use the tally chart to create a frequency chart. Next, the teacher demonstrates how to answer the word problem using the frequency table.
Preschool Activities For Learning-Hand Eye Co-Ordination Pre K Activities
Preschool activities and pre k early learning development activities for children and toddlers to increase hand eye co-ordination skills.
McCulloch v. Maryland
A Dramatization of the legal case, McCulloch v. Maryland, that set the precedent that states could not tax functions of the federal government.
Cob Web Plot - A Virtual Manipulative
Change variables and observe patterns from this graphing simulation.There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Beginning, Middle and End Song
A muppet monster and his backup singers demonstrate the beginning, middle and end of the song. Classic Sesame Street snippet (2:42)
The Pied Piper
English fairy tale revised into an animated cartoon, narrated by the beloved Edward Everett Horton. One of the fractured fairy tales featured on Jay Ward's Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (Saturday morning cartoon show). (5:34)
JS Bach pt.5
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
Music of Ancient Greece
Michael Levy plays ancient Greek melodies on his lyre. This is a short rendition of one of the precious few fragments of surviving ancient Greek music! This fragment of melody was preserved in ancient Byzantine manuscripts (Conspectus codicum:
V. Venetus Marcianus appl. cl. VI, saec. XIII-XIV
N. Neapolitanus graecus III. C4, saec. XV
F. Florentius Ricc. 41, saec. XVI), in the unambiguous alphabetical musical notation used in ancient Greece, & the melodic fragment is catal
Renaissance Music 2: John Dowland
Second part-powerpoint style presentation. John Dowland wrote lute songs which were very popular in the Renaissance. He was an English composer who lived from 1563-1626. Information is given about Dowland and then his song Flow My Tears is performed. (10:11)
Tessellations – A Virtual Manipulative
Tessellations – Using regular and semi-regular tessellations to tile the plane. There are directions to the right of the manipulative. The learner can use this virtual manipulative to explore which shapes tessellate and which do not.