Ways To Study English
This is a video giving study ideas and advice for English Language Learners. (3:08)
Writing English Alphabet Introduction
A good video for ELL teaching the benefits of recognizing the English alphabet.
Participial Adjectives -ing/-ed Part 1
Participial Adjectives (a.k.a. verbal adjectives, participles as noun modifiers, -ing/-ed adjectives). This teacher made video uses DVDs and her personal reviews to make up sentences with participal adjectives. (9:51)
A new Sesame Street video - featuring a Muppet singing about her hair to teach kids about self-esteem and ethnic pride.
The Preposition Song
A student made song about prepositions to the tune of "It's in His Kiss."
SchoolHouse Rock-The Greatest Show on Earth-Weather
This Schoolhouse Rock video will explain different types of weather and how they form. Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: low pressure, high pressure, wind, and humidity. This is a good teaching resource for a science lesson/unit on climate, weather, etc. and would work well in conjunction with a story on weather. (3:00)
Schoolhouse Rock: I'm a Victim of Gravity
This is a homemade video using the Schoolhouse Rock song "Gravity" with snippets of the actual video. (3:01)
Chantal Akerman: Moving through Time and Space
This exploration/homage arrives in the form of a lecture/conversation, breaking some conventions, not unlike the object/subject of the event, Chantal Akerman, filmmaker and video artist. Two Akerman experts discuss her work in the kick-off event to an exhibition at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center.
The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
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MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Keynote by President Hockfield
MIT President Susan Hockfield welcomes alumni volunteers back to campus and gives a whirlwind tour of a small subset of recent activities at MIT – featuring some exciting advances directly supported by alumni. (October 22, 2010)
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates
Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.
MITERS End of Every Term Excellent Research Showcase
Virtues and Vices: Moralizing Prints in the Low Countries, 1550–1600
December 11, 2010 - February 27, 2011: This exhibition brings together a group of lively moralizing prints created between 1550 and 1600 in Antwerp and Haarlem, the two major print-publishing centers in the Low Countries. Both sobering and satirical, prints of this type were popular best-sellers, offering both moral instruction and visual delight to a newly expanded audience of educated Dutch and Flemish consumers.
Do you suck at PowerPoint? If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck. How To Make Play Dough From Scratch-Running Time is 4:52 Mr. Ford's Introduction to the Cell and Nucleus Adding, Subtracting, Dividing, and Multiplying With Fractions Count to 10 in Spanish Food Chain
This video describes the step by step process on how to make play dough. Utensils, ingredients, and process are shown and discussed. Running Time is 4:52.
An introduction to cellular structures which focuses on the nucleus. Lecturer Mr. Ford uses the analogy of a medieval kingdom to describe how a nucleus "rules" a cell. Simple with few graphics, entertaining and accessible. Run time 06:18.
This computer-animated video defines fractions and demonstrates adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying with fractions along with graphic aides. The video concludes with practice activities on each skill. ( 13:57)
Numbers 1-10 sung in Spanish forawards and backwards. Cute little tune and number people.
This video describes the food chain cycle. It discusses the food chain by using the Rule of 10. It talks about the producer, the primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer and finally the apex consumer. It shows a land and marine example of the food chain cycle. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. Run time 03:05.
If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck.
How To Make Play Dough From Scratch-Running Time is 4:52
Mr. Ford's Introduction to the Cell and Nucleus
Adding, Subtracting, Dividing, and Multiplying With Fractions
Count to 10 in Spanish