Race to Nowhere: Strees and Students Film
Is the amount of daily stress that students deal with becoming too much to handle? This three minute video explains a bit about the demands put on students by standardized testing. Some hints at how to improve the situation are offered. The video is a promotion of Race to Nowhere.
Explore several methods for finding the volume of objects, using both
standard cubic units and non-standard measures. Explore how volume formulas for solid objects such as spheres, cylinders, and cones are derived and related.
Number of diagonals in a hexagon explanation
This is video using a computer monitor to show how many diagonals are in a hexagon. A hexagon has a total of 9 diagonals.
A rotation is an isometric transformation where the original figure and the image are congruent. The orientation of the image also stays the same, unlike reflections. This video demonstrates how to perform a geometry rotation. (6:55)
Reflections and Rotations
This video teaches rules for reflections and rotations. Review of symmetry is provided in this clip.
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
This video begins with a simple inequality, then explains how to graph the inequality. The instructor begins by showing how to graph the boundary line, then tells how to show the correct solution set on the graph by shading.
Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities
In this video, the instructor goes through the steps needed to graph a system of linear inequalities. He discusses slope, shows how to draw the line on the coordinate plane, and explains what section of the graph should be shaded. There is some shadow on the white board which makes it a little more difficult to see at times during the instruction.
Calculus: Derivatives 3
Suitable for high school students. Seasoned math instructor demonstrates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Mr. Snowman Song
This song begins with a blank felt snowman. Each verse of the song adds an additional body part to the snowman - eyes, nose, mouth, buttons, hat, etc.
Applying the Rules of Exponents
Professor Edward Burger explains applying the rules of exponents in this video from Thinkwell's online Algebra series. The video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 10:11.
Pre-Columbian Era History of the Americas
Pictures are used to explain the expansion of humans into the Americas over 30,000 years ago. These first Native Americans were hunters and gatherers who began using agriculture, often in complex systems. Discusses the Pueblo, Iroquois, Aztecs and Incas. (Video is a set of slides with narration.)
Dealing With Controversial Issues
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of
strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in thei
Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to "think like a
mathematician"? This program parallels what a mathematician does in
real-life with the creative thinking of students.
First-graders develop an understanding of the numeration system by
relating counting, grouping, and place-value concepts. Activities
include measuring with Unifix cubes and using base-ten blocks. NCTM
standards: number sense and numeration, measurement, connections.
Using Resources Workshop 5
How can students use a variety of resources well? This session focuses on how to make the most of the resources that can be used in teaching social studies, from artifacts and primary sources to children’s literature and the Internet. An adaptable mini-lesson uses children’s literature to examine what constitutes a good citizen, resulting in a lively debate among the onscreen teachers.
PART 2 - Learn To Write the Alphabet N-Z
PART 2. PART 1. Kids learn how to write upper case letters of the alphabet. Finger strokes are shown making each letter and the narrator says the sound it makes and an animation is shown of something that starts with that letter.
Mopheme Mastery Part 1
In this clip you can learn what information you is need to do well on a morphemes test. The beginning of the clip shows how to split a word into parts with lines and then write the names of the word parts. Later words are shown on a slide and students are asked to divide the word into parts.
Blue Screen Repair with Recovery Console
Do Not run this scan on a hard drive that is working.
This will show you how to run a chkdsk scan on your drive to help with blue screen repair.
Recovery Console Download ISO file. (4:43)
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
Measuring Volume of an Odd Shaped Object
It is more difficult to measure the volume of an odd shaped object. This videos explains how to measure the volume of a marble by using water displacement. Run time 01:44.