Harry Potter-POA Ch.3 The Knight Bus-part1
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 3: The Knight bus is read.
Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood. His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (8:49)
Hands-on Estimation Activities
This video demonstrates a hands-on estimation activity using large inflatable 3-D shapes. The ideas in the lesson could easily be used with other types of manipulatives as well. (2:12)
Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 2
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, in an easy, conversational tone, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. 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. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small.
FDR - A History of the New Deal
Video discusses the economy before the Great Depression, FDR, and the New Deal. (Amateur video with slides, narration and some text.)
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 1/5
Part 1 of 5 about the Berlin Wall and its impact and significance during the Cold War.
How to Make Your Own Books for Homeschooling
Learn how to make your own books to teach kids to read through
homeschooling in this free home schooling and tutoring video clip.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)
Erie Canal and its History
From Albany to Buffalo, from 1825 till today, the Erie Canal has made
American history. Tom Grasso, President of the NY State Canal Society, acts as a guide on a tour of this great artificial waterway, past and present. Knowledgeable information presents a picture of why the canal was important and how it is connected to many other waterways.
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt brothers explore the Arctic animals-the polar bear and the walrus. Students will learn about hunting rituals of the polar bear and walrus. Polar bears can sit still for hours waiting on prey to surface from icy water. The bear is in control on land but the walrus is in control in the water. The brothers use "creature power" to capture a walrus cub and polar bear cub from an evil guy. The brothers learn the inside scoop on both animals. This is a good teaching r
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers use the "creature power" of the walrus and the polar bear to help the cubs find their mommas and rescue them from the evil Zach. Students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about these two fascinating creatures. At the end of the video there is real footage of walruses with an emphasis on the importance of flippers. Legs are for lands and flippers for water-Every creature has special features.This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on t
Grizzly cubs learn by watching their mother. See this mama bear give her cubs a fishing lesson. Professional video and narration. 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)
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
Good Presentations: Characteristics
Good Presentations: Characteristics. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, presenters are natural, passionate and easy to relate to. Learn characteristics of good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:57)
Twelve Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
Twelve short animated movies showcasing stories from northern Australia. Brilliant website with beautiful animations and the sounds of outback Australia. Has full study guides accompany each story. Glossary includes pronunciation guide Students can create their own version of the dream story in the mash up section.