This short video gives excellent real life footage of the beautiful plant-primrose. Students will enjoy seeing these beautiful spring flowers in their natural environment. The primrose is well-known as one of the first flowers of the year, indeed the common name derives from 'prima rosa' meaning 'first flower'. It is a symbol of both the spring and of Easter. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Vera Dotan
Vera (Miriam) Dotan was born in 1931 to a family of four in Budapest, Hungary. When the Germans invaded in 1944, her happy and culture-rich life completely changed, and within a month all the Jews were sent to a ghetto where they lived in intolerable conditions. In July they were taken on a three-day journey, without food or water, to Auschwitz. Upon arrival, Vera and her mother were separated from her father and brother, and Vera was sent off with the other children. Desperate to rejoin her mo
Princess Presto’s spells FALL
Watch as the Super Readers need to get past the Card Guards in order to continue on their search for the White Rabbit. Using Princess Presto's spelling powers, the Super Readers and viewers spell the word FALL to make the cards fall down. Princess Presto breaks down the letters of the word F-A-L-L, helping viewers to sound out and practice writing the word. (2:36)
English Grammar - Either & Neither
"I don't want to go!" "I can't do this!" How do you agree with these statements? Learn about the different ways that you can agree with these negative sentences using neither or either. A teacher explains the rules and writes examples on a white board, with emphasis placed on auxiliary verbs for correct usage. ( 9:51)
Cómo dibujar al Señor Patata - en español
Este video enseña cómo dibujar al Señor Patata en menos de tres minutos. Lo primero que deben hacer es dibujar un óvalo. Después se divide el óvalo con una recta vertical y dos horizontales. (1:05)
Drawing a Mayflower Ship Cartoon
In this video, a cartoon drawing of the Mayflower is created step-by-step. Very clear directions are given.
Sword-Billed Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Sword-Billed Hummingbirds. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing bird as it feeds from flowers in its natural habitat. The Sword-billed Hummingbird is found in the Andes Mountains and its bill is up to 4 inches in length and has a bill which is longer than its body. This enables it to feed on flowers with long corollas. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections be
The Impossible Bridge
This three minute video shows the challenges of building an enormous bridge. It explains the benefits of several types of bridges and the weaknesses. The students could watch most of the video and make their own choices before the final answer is given.
Week #012 Review, Tuesday parola = word verita' = truth bugia = lie piu' tardi = later in ritardo = late stamattina = this morning stasera = this evening soldi = money meglio = better peggio = worse tutto = all, everything dopo = after come = how Il presidente viene domani. = The president comes tomorrow. Gli studenti vengono tardi. = The students come late. La madre tiene il bambino. = The mother holds the baby.
parola = word
verita' = truth
bugia = lie
piu' tardi = later
in ritardo = late
stamattina = this morning
stasera = this evening
soldi = money
meglio = better
peggio = worse
tutto = all, everything
dopo = after
come = how
Il presidente viene domani. = The president comes tomorrow.
Gli studenti vengono tardi. = The students come late.
La madre tiene il bambino. = The mother holds the baby.
Advanced Audio Blog S5 #7 - Top 10 Japanese Foods: Curry and rice
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to Japan, you’re used to going out to eat all the time. But now that you have a roommate who loves to cook, you’re lucky: he’s happy to teach you how to cook Japanese cuisine. But when he tells you that tonight you’re having curry, you ask in [...]
It is the old classical song performed by The Beatles. Yellow Submarine was a 1968 animated musical fantasy film based on the music of The Beatles. (02:27)
Rock Around the Clock (with lyrics)
This classic song can be used to help teach reading and word recognition. The lyrics of the song appear in large print and a blue dot appears over each word as it occurs in the song. (02:14)
All Together Now - from The Beatles
A great little ditty from the Beatles. This music video can be used for teaching part of the alphabet, a bit of counting, and some sign language up to the letter J. The lyrics appear on the screen in nice, large print and a red dot appears over each word as it occurs in the song. (02:07)
Hello Goodbye by The Beatles
Have fun and learn to read by using the Beatles song "Hello Goodbye." Its so easy. So easy in fact you don't realise you are learning. Large lyrics are provided on the screen, along with images. A blue dot appears over each word as it occurs in the song. (03:24)
I Me Mine
This is a music video and fun song by Gearge Harrison. The Beatles song makes it very easy for kids to read. Lyrics are provided in large print on the screen as a blue dot appears for each word in the song. (02:22)
This short video, set to music, features several of the famous artist Pablo Picasso's most well known works. It also tells about how his style of art transformed to a more unique style of his own and examples are shown. It would be useful to introduce elementary students to Picasso's work or to introduce a unit on famous artists. (1:26)
Green Grass Grew All Around (with lyrics)
This is the classic, children's song. Lyrics are included at the bottom of the song. Colorful, cartoon animation is also provided on the screen. (02:45)
Anti-Federalist Traditions until the Civil War
Luigi Marco Bassani speaks on Anti-Federalist Traditions Until the Civil War for the History of Liberty seminar in 2001.