Terry Fox: The Greatest Hero
This long video, 13 minutes, shows the strength and struggles of Terry Fox one of the true heroes of the world. After losing one leg to cancer he proceeded to run the width of Canada to raise money to fight cancer. To do this he ran 26 miles every day. You can clearly see the number of people who support him grow as the ran and ran. The ending is sad, but meaningful. The lessons for students and others are vast. This is a video that can be used in a variety of classes, but perhaps best as a disc
Battle of New Orleans, In 1814
Fun pictures to accompany the song written by Johnny Horton's song, the Battle of New Orleans. A good example of what students can do, but beware of copyright laws. This video could be used as an introduction to the battle in history classes.
Free Hugs Campaign
Free hugs campaign. Good for service learning classes.
Stretching Exercises: Hamstring Stretch
Simple ways to stretch hamstrings. Important for students in physical education classes and for others about to exercise.
'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism Famed linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture titled "'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 8. Chomsky, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a renowned public intellectual who has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. The lecture's title refers to a woman named Kinda who int
Famed linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture titled "'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 8.
Chomsky, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a renowned public intellectual who has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.
The lecture's title refers to a woman named Kinda who int
Lutheran Roots in America
Who were the first Lutherans in the new world? Why did they come and what did they find when they got here? From Swedes to Danes to Germans and Norwegians, Lutheran Roots in America recounts the dramatic tale of Lutheran migration to America. You will learn about Muhlenberg, the Saxons, Hans Neilson Hauge, the Salzburgers and others. Designed for new member and confirmation classes, this video will help congregations understand their history.
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Computer Training : How to Set Up a Wireless Network
In order to configure a wireless network, a wireless router must be purchased and configured. Set up a wireless network with tips from a software developer in this sophisticated two minute video. Good for a review for computer classes or an introduction depending on the level of expertise.
Sandart: The Story of Ukrainian's Survival
A tremendous work well worth showing to all types of classes. Best used after an explanation of what happened in the country in 1948. This performance one an award, and deservedly so. Perhaps part of a lesson about how art can impact society and/or symbolism such as the Liberty Bell.
High Speed Life in Slow Motion
A fantastic demo video of the High Speed High definition SprintCam Video Camera which shoots over 1000 frames per second. The quality is astounding and the final shot of a falling jelly/jello cube is simply mesmerising. My Physics classes of all ages loved this (as did my kids age 6 and 9). A great end of lesson clip - around 3 minutes runtime.
Meet Ezra Jack Keats: A True New Yorker
A biography of Ezra Jack (Jacob) Keats includes photos, jazz music, watercolors, collage. Female narrator talks about his life, his boyhood, the death of his father. He took classes at night and worked during the day, then joined the army. Discusses the beginning of his writing career for children. It touches on the controversy of his drawing and writing about African American children. Why are his books so loved by so many? He really understands New York City. Photos of him with
14.451 Dynamic Optimization Methods with Applications (MIT)
This course focuses on dynamic optimization methods, both in discrete and in continuous time. We approach these problems from a dynamic programming and optimal control perspective. We also study the dynamic systems that come from the solutions to these problems. The course will illustrate how these techniques are useful in various applications, drawing on many economic examples. However, the focus will remain on gaining a general command of the tools so that they can be applied later in other cl
UFOs: The Psychology of a Phenomenon
McGill psychology professor Don Donderi explains how and why he came to study the UFO phenomenon, and describes the chronology of the popular, official, and scientific viewpoint on the matter. He also reviews two UFO cases he has personally investigated.
Spanish alphabet song
This simple song puts the alphabet in English to music. It is great for beginning Spanish classes. It would be especially useful for younger learners.
How to Teach Math in Homeschool
How to Teach Math in Homeschool. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Teach math in homeschool by purchasing user-friendly textbooks, hiring a tutor or by signing up for classes online. Learn several methods for teaching math to homeschoolers with tips from a...
A Collection of Cinquains
This is a video showing a classes abilities at writing cinquain poetry. This is a good tool to use to see some specific examples of how to write a cinquain poem.
The Bill of Rights
This is an excellent video that goes through each of the amendments in rapid fashion. This would be an excellent introduction to the Bill of Rights, but lacks the depth needed for most civics classes.
This is a video accompanied by text. It is about the social situation and the social causes of the American Revolution. Although the concept of forming an autonomous American nation was not new, Thomas Paine’s call to create a democratic republic resonated with a growing number of colonists. By the late eighteenth century, many towns, particularly in Massachusetts, experienced republicanism firsthand in the form of town meetings and elections. Terminating the British monarch’s arbitrary auth
Great Courses Great Faculty: Dr. Albrecht Classen
Dr. Albrecht Classen teaches TRAD 104: Eroticism & Love in the Middle Ages as one of the large Centennial Hall class offerings. Dr. Classen was going to be out of the country during the second week of classes. So what could he do to cover his class while he was gone? The solution: create a special video to show students during their regular class time. Dr. Classen tell us: "Since we are all also researchers and have to attend conferences and workshops out of town, sometimes we cannot help missin
This is a good website with lots of links for anyone doing research or interested in knowing more about social psychology. I think it's a good reference for any social psychology class. It has many links that are organized into helpful categories.