Room on the Broom
Book written by Julia Donaldson, narrating done by Becky Woolls. This was a project done by college students. In this lightweight, witty story, helpful animals find "room on the broom" of a generous witch. At first, a striped cat accompanies the cheerful sorceress: "How the cat purred/ and how the witch grinned,/ As they sat on their broomstick/ and flew through the wind." Next, a spotted dog retrieves the witch's flyaway black hat and asks to come aboard. The three riders soon welcome a gree
The Power of Acknowledgement - Make a Difference
This video is about a project started by a teacher with her high school students. After telling them why each of them had made a difference that year for her and for the class, she asked them to choose a person in the community who they could acknowledge. They had to go talk to that person saying "Who you are makes a difference". They had to acknowledge their work. The video shows how this project ended up helping a teenager and his father to get closer. It explains the importance of acknowledgi
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Opening Your Mouth when speaking This video explains why people need to open their mouths when they speak. When you do not open your mouth you mumbling and people cannot hear the speaker. The more you open your mouth, the more you can project your voice and the more effortless speaking becomes. Stretching your mouth before your speak will help to relax your mouth so you can open your mouth properly for good speaking. Public speaking is a great activity for ki
This video explains why people need to open their mouths when they speak. When you do not open your mouth you mumbling and people cannot hear the speaker. The more you open your mouth, the more you can project your voice and the more effortless speaking becomes. Stretching your mouth before your speak will help to relax your mouth so you can open your mouth properly for good speaking. Public speaking is a great activity for ki
The Rainbow Fish
This project was designed to bring storytelling and music together. It was done by students to bring the popular book "The Rainbow Fish" to life through narration and writing original music to accompany the story.
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter
This video is a 'read-aloud' of Potter's book The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, first published in 1908. Jemima is fooled by a wolf. The story, from Project Gutenberg public domain e-text c. 2007, is narrated and the pages are filmed by Tim Bulkeley. (7:55)
History of Animation, Part 3
Part three of this series starts with the history of animation at Disney Studios. This is a student-created project that about the history of animation. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
The History of Animation
Third Grade Project by Colin Williams which demonstrates how pictures were first made to appear moving.
Animation Trends Timeline
For my school project.. a history timeline of animation, how it began and where it could be going. Starts from drawings done on cave walls to animation today. (5:01)
An Interview with Dr. Malcolm J. Norwood
In December of 1979, as a project at the University of Maryland, Karen Brickett interviewed Dr. Malcolm (Mac) J. Norwood, the Father of Closed Captioning. Dr. Norwood relates how 10% of the general population would not accept captions on their TV screens, which necessitated the development of a closed-captioning system. He discusses the postponement of decoder sales until March of 1980, estimates of the number of potential viewers of closed-captioned TV, predicts 22 to 22½ hours of captioned pr
Building of Hoover Dam part 1-The Miracle of Water
Building of Hoover dam. A great economic project of FDR (0:51)
Bridge Collapse: The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Opens
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge project is one of 10 signature transportation projects named as a finalist for the prestigious "America's Transportation Award."
The Grapes of Wrath
This short film created for an English project shows scenes from the very end of the novel, The Grapes of Wrath. This is a dramatization based on the novel.
Tuck Everlasting Book Review
This video clip is a 6th grade school project.. It is a book review for teh book Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.
Princess Academy Slide Show
This video clip was made for an English project. It is a slide show summarizing the book, the Princess Academy by Sharon Hale.
Pneu Scooter: Motor Testing
Here are two of the first test-spins of the custom pneumatic wheel-motor for my latest scooter project. The motor is a three-phase brushless outrunner, designed for about 1600rpm at 33V and a peak torque of about 5ft-lbf. The controller is also custom, a 48V/1kW field-oriented synchronous AC drive that still has some software? glitches to work out. More info: http://scolton.blogspot.com/search/label/scooter.
Kwame Dawes on approaches to treating HIV/AIDS in Haiti
Poet and reporter Kwame Dawes discusses the tensions between two different schools of thought on how best to address the problem of HIV/AIDS in Haiti. One approaches the disease as a part of a continuum of interconnected health issues, the other as a unique problem in need of isolated solutions specific to the disease. This is the first in a series of video diaries recorded in the field by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and
Haiti, Poems from After the Quake
Visual poetry chronicling the lives and challenges of Haitians living with HIV/AIDS after the earthquake. Poem by Kwame Dawes, with images from Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ca...
HIV/AIDS hotline in Haiti provides information, hope for some
In his third video diary, award-winning poet Kwame Dawes discusses an HIV/AIDS information hotline outside of Port-au-Prince. Receiving between 3,000 and 5,000 calls per month, mostly from men, the center is a vital source of information for Haitians about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-h