Dragons: Dragon Fights a Tyrannosaurus
This three minute video uses animation and a narrator to tell an imaginary story of a battle between these two a Tyrannosaurus rex going head-to-head with a prehistoric dragon. The dragon is outmatched by the T. rex's size, but it's got a few tricks up
its sleeve in this fictional account. Good as a story starter for students.
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
PEMDAS: A Method for Remembering Order of Operations
This video demonstrates solving a problem involving order of operations using PEMDAS as a memory technique. The problem appears on a white board and is solved step-by-step as a narrator explains the steps. ( 1:13)
Study Skills Video Refreshers
Four short videos that cover goal setting, reading tips, test taking, and note taking. The sound quality is inferior, but the material is explained in depth.
Study Skills for High School Students
This four minute video goes through a series of hints to help students improve tests scores and grades. Good ideas are listed in detail and examples given.
Sustainable development is the usage of natural resources for human needs in a way that preserves the environment that produces those resources so they can be used in the future. Scientists argue that sustainable development has many benefits and that it maintains biodiversity, ensures future resources for economic stability, encourages greater efficiency and often reduces the impact of natural disasters. (03:28)
In this short animated video, the viewer will learn that a nuclear reactor produces heat from nuclear fission. (01:18)
The Monroe Doctrine 1823
This one minute video is about the writing and impact of the Monroe Doctrine. It does not go into causes, but is a good overview. A map of the world would be an asset to show students what the Doctrine covered.
The Six Figure Mentors 15th-31st January 2012 Unlimited access to the SFM for $4.95 Promotion
By: mrsmart Officer Larry Say's You've Gotta Be Freaking Crazy Not To Take a Look. http://15-31januarypromotion.com
Jeremy Siegel on Why Stocks Are — and Will Remain — the Best Bet
Though stock market volatility continues to rattle investors' nerves, the future looks bright for equities in the U.S. and many emerging markets, according to Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Siegel says that investors should think about reducing their bond holdings, buying more stocks and keeping just enough cash for a rainy day and other liquidity needs. He also discusses the housing market and offers his take on where the stock market is headed
Open Classroom - 1/25/12 #4 David Warner
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 1/25/12: Local and Global Lectures: Timothy Griffin, Director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University — "Regional Food Systems: A View from the Northeast US" David Warner, Founder/Owner, City Feed Jenn Abelson, Business Reporter, The Boston Globe The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sun
In this cute video, Huckle and Lowly learn how it is important to be safe in the sun. Put on your sunblock and wear a hat. It is hottest between 11:00 and 2:00. Don't overdo it and drink lots of water. Have fun in the sun. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom and the special education classroom. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT)
Most of the major categories of adaptive behavior can be seen in all animals. This course begins with the evolution of behavior, the driver of nervous system evolution, reviewed using concepts developed in ethology, sociobiology, other comparative studies, and in studies of brain evolution. The roles of various types of plasticity are considered, as well as foraging and feeding, defensive and aggressive behavior, courtship and reproduction, migration and navigation, social activities and communi
04. Raadselfilmpjes en tekendictees met een online-tekenprogramma : ICT Springplank Kleuters Wie over een internetverbinding beschikt, kan gebruik maken van een onlinetekenprogramma. Een voorbeeld hiervan is Sketchfu. De kinderen kunnen in een overzichtelijke en toch aantrekkelijke omgeving allerlei tekeningen …
Wie over een internetverbinding beschikt, kan gebruik maken van een onlinetekenprogramma. Een voorbeeld hiervan is Sketchfu.
De kinderen kunnen in een overzichtelijke en toch aantrekkelijke omgeving allerlei tekeningen …
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Cold War - A Divided Berlin
This 1:40 minute video uses original footage to show this event and shows how the blockade of Berlin was handled by the the United
States. The video continues after 1:40 and needs to be stopped.
Nassau Grouper Being Attended by Cleaner Shrimp
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Nassau Grouper being cleaned by a shrimp. The Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) is one of the larger reef fish and one that has suffered a dramatic decline during the 20th Century, primarily as a result of over fishing. These large groupers have a robust, oblong body; the background colour varies from light buff to pinkish red, depending on depth. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and t
Keller Future: Resilience in Latino Youth Week 2
A recap of week 2 of Keller Future: Resilience in Latino Youth Week 2.
The Berenstain Bears--Visit the Dentist-Part 2 of 2
In part 2 of The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist, Sister and Brother Bear both have problems with their teeth. Mama Bear makes an appointment with dentist and the cubs learn the dentist is not scary. This video is based on the book with the same title. This is a great resource to help make characters come to life in the classroom. (5:58)
How To Win At Arm Wrestling
Tired of getting slammed in arm wrestling matches? This 1:35 video explains some of the techniques to winning at this type of match. Students should be old enough to understand the strain this places on the body.