Solving Elementary Algebra Equations the Easy Method
This is a very quick and short video clip with no sound. It shows how to solve one basic algebra equation using an easy method step by step on the screen. More lesson can be found at http://elementaryalgebra.pages3d.net
The concept of speed is introduced to the inertia-mass relationship. Concept: Force varies with mass and rate of change of speed. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Choosing Instructional Approaches
Arts teachers take on a variety of roles, and use many different instructional techniques, as they engage with their students. Teachers can be instructors, mentors, directors, coaches, artists, performers, collaborators, facilitators, critics, or audience members. In this session, participants follow a vocal music teacher as she takes on different roles in order to encourage students to find creative solutions to artistic challenges. Next, an acting teacher becomes a facilitator as his students
Ben Franklin's Favorite Invention: The Glass Armonica
This 5-minute video shows how Franklin came about to design this invention and which famous people used it and composed music for it. This is a fascinating story of a musical invention that had a short life but inspired many.
“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan” (video)
A talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment's South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necess
How to Make and Blow Bubbles and Bubble Wands
Teach children how to make bubbles and blow bubbles from a teacher. The teacher explains that when blowing bubbles with kids, mix up a cup of dish-washing liquid with water and make wands out of pipe cleaners.
Introduction to Fractions
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. How to introduce fractions. Fractions are comparisons. Mr. Chang suggests using food and money examples for the introduction. (2:18)
How to Teach Place Value
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. (2:17)
How to Make Ginger Tea
A beverage specialist explains how to make ginger tea. It can be used for medicinal purposes. The narrator in this clip demonstrates how to boil long strips of fresh ginger root in water and how to steep the strips in a teapot. Ginger tea can be used to help fight off colds, sore throats and indigestion.
Daily 6 traits Writing
ASILOMAR REGIONAL READING CONFERENCE March 6, 7 and 8, 2009: Learn how Daily Six-Trait Writing, a new resource for grades 1-6 +, provides trait-based writing instruction and practice of skills through short, concrete lessons and activities. (8:48)
How to Put Out a Grease Fire
A short video that does an excellent job of explaining how to put a grease fire out. A must view for all age levels.
Global and Analytic Learners
Discover if your child is a global or analytic learner and why it's important to know.
Teaching Students With Autism to Communicate Feelings
A short video showing how pictures can be used to help autistic students communicate and reduce stress. Part of a series that may have other helpful insights about dealing with autistic students.
This video is geared for fifth grade. It explains math concepts and problem solutions orally and in writing and helps students to understand the concept of rounding whole numbers and estimation. Problems are given for students to solve by using problem solving strategies.
Review of Rounding Whole Numbers and Decimals to the Tens, Hundreds, Tenths, and Hundredths Place
This short lesson demonstrates how to round a whole number to the tens and hundreds place and how to round a decimal to the tenths and hundredths place. The instructor writes out each example as she explains how to find the correct answers.
This short video using a rhyming rap to explain the steps needed to round numbers. The video goes through the rap one time, following the steps explained to round one number. The rap would work for rounding to any place - tens, hundreds, and others.
Transformations and Isometries
This short lesson explains what transformations are in geometry. The lesson goes into very little depth.
(Song) Numbers 20 - 100
This video contains a song, which counts by tens - from 20 to 100. This simple song is repeated twice in this short video.
M&M Color Bar Graph
This short video uses M&M Candies to illustrate the concept of a bar graph. It provides an explanation of sorting the data and putting the information into a bar graph.
Solving an Addition Problem Using a Histogram
This short lesson shows a histogram. Then, the pictured histogram is used to answer a question about the histogram. The lesson does not go into much depth or explain much about histograms, but the picture of the histogram is helpful to look at.