SKYPE - Managing contacts
This tutorial discusses ways to find contacts, as well as to put them into catagories.
How to Skype - Basics Part 1 of 2
Takes you by the hand and shows you the ins and outs of skype. The tabs, personalizing your profile, chatting and talking via voice.
The Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions!
Bart King, a longtime middle school teacher, began writing to get reluctant readers hooked on books. The Big Book of Gross Stuff explores the international standards of grossness, while delving into history and science. This trailer introduces the book. Visit http://ultragross.blogspot.com for more gross stuff! (:42)
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)
This video by 60 second recap discusses the best way to write your concluding paragraph. (1:19)
The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only
This brief overview of the age of Dickens provides a good introduction to Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which he attempts to expose the inhumanity and injustices he saw around him. Drawings and paintings with narration, and interspersed reenactment. (1:29 min.)
This short, animated video is a biology group project where students were asked to make a commercial about an organelle in a plant cell. The chloroplast in this commercial is a restaurant called "Le Chloroplaste". The "chef" explains what ingredients he uses to make gluclose in the process of photosynthesis. Run time 01:04.
mosses and liverworts
Non-vascular plants have no true roots, leaves, stems, or flowers. They also have no internal circulatory system for bringing water to the various parts of their bodies. Therefore, non-vascular plants are typically found in very wet places. This video gives a brief overview of two non-vascular plants, mosses and liverworts. Run time 0:50.
Homer's The Odyssey-Joshua (part 1)
This was made for a video project for English class,. It was made with Sims Animation. It is based on The Odyssey of Homer. Part 1
English Learners: Rebecca's Dream
This video of an inpiring woman wanting to pursue her dream of perfoming her songs. The dialoge going on between the each person is emotional. there are many
facial expressions to help hint that they are feeling either sad, happy, or in confusion. The body language such as a hug really shows her affection towards someone. This video helps new English learners acquire skills by using visual clues. There are a lot of helpful comments on the site to help students and teachers as well. The vi
Aboriginal DIDGERIDOO Playing Live in Sydney
This 2:00 minute video shows how the didgeridoo is played and accompanied. It is a clear representation of aboriginal music.
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.
The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
What a Year on Earth Really Looks Like
A ten minute animation that shows how the Earth moves through space. Excellent visual for students studying seasons, astronomy, and/or space. Best used with handout as this video moves fairly fast. Also would benefit from a wordwall. (09:27)
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.
Naming Fractions-Virtual Manipulative
Count how many parts of the whole unit are colored and enter that number in the top (numerator) box.
Count how many parts make up the whole unit and enter that number in the bottom (denominator) box.
Find out if your fraction name corresponds to the picture by clicking the Check button.
Ask for a new fraction to name.
Click the New Fraction button.
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey including body balance and how to move the ball on the field.
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)