Helping Compulsive Talkers
Veteran teachers look at ways to help focus students that are compulsive talkers. Make your classroom more manageable and relieve stress by trying our suggestions. (2:37)
Multiplying Negative Integers
This video illustrates how to multiply integers, as used in basic high school Math courses. Good sound quality. Instructor uses camera that is focused on his paper for demonstration.
Introduction to the vector dot product.
The dot product is a way to multiply vectors. Dot products
could be expressed in equations, and also could be simplified. You must multiply the cosine of beta to multiply vectors. (EXAMPLE: Vector A DOT (multiply) Vector B). This ten minute video using a narrator and a smart board shows how this is done.
Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
Count to 11 with the Numbears
This song with cartoon animation will help students learn to count to 11. Run time 02:25.
Intro to Algebra, Part 3
A math instructor plays a psychic game with a chart on a white board in order to introduce the concept of algebra. When he shows his psychic ability he explains how he actually did it using algebra with the example shown on a whiteboard.
One-Step Subtraction Equations
This video takes you through a one step subtraction equation and also shows you how to check your answer.
Solving For X Using Cupcakes
In this video, Bill Nye and "Toni the Baker" use cupcakes to explain the steps to solving a simple algebra equation. They balance the equation by getting all the x variables on one side and then simplifying. The video has the theme song at the beginning. Professionally produced and edited. Run time 03:18.
Dividing Integers (sv)
This piece focuses on the rules for dividing negative numbers.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
The instructor uses pencil and paper to demonstrate how to divide integers. Four examples are modeled with emphasis on the rule for the solution being positive or negative. Good sound quality.
The 45 Math Montessori Materials
Montessori uses many materials for a hands on approach to
learning. Get tips for using the 45 layout to teach preschoolers numbers
in this video clip about Montessori math methods.
A rather dizzy Professor Bowley sacrifices his well-being in the name of science. Explains and shows momentum. Some of this video is for higher level students, but there are some experiments that are done that could be interesting to younger students. Video is of good quality and would be good for high school students. Run time 07:07.
Copyright Law-Fair Use
Copyright has a teeny tiny bit of leeway when it comes to using materials in an educational setting. Learn how to use resources wisely and in a legal manner through this video. (Running Time 11:01)
"Columbus’s return from the New World created an abundance of activity throughout Europe. Old World monarchs dispatched explorers and small armies to the newly discovered continent to establish outposts, spread religious beliefs, and seek treasure. The advanced Indian civilizations of South and Central America were prime targets for invasion because of their abundance of gold and silver. As Spain and Portugal battled for legal rights to the New World, Pope Alexander VI, a Spaniard, mediate
Apple through Time
A quick history of the Apple Macintosh adventure starting from 2007 and going back in time to 1976. It begins showing the iMac, the 2006 iPod nano, 2006 Macbook, 2001 iPod, back to 1976. The video shows some commercial footage. (5:14)
Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. This video explains how solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations. For example, we can solve the formula for distance, d=rt, for r to produce an equation for rate. (1:50)
How to Use Skype
A tutorial that takes you through all the steps from downloading to using to conference call.
Adlai Stevenson and Evidence of Missles in Cuba
This is a b/w video of the speech to the U.N. concerning evidence of the missiles in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Adlai Stevenson's speech to the U.N., the naval blockade, photos of the Cuban bases, and support from the OAS are included.
Multiples of Numbers
In this brief video, students learn that multiples of a number come from multiplying the given number by whole numbers. The video is suitable for third-grade students and up.