Statistics of Education; the characteristics of high attainers
A 125 page report by the National Statistics Office on the characteristics of high attaining pupils in primary and secondary schools.
Line Integral - Green's Theorem
This is a short introduction to Green's Theorem which concerns turning a closed loop integral into a double integral given certain conditions.
This module opens with statistics and a description of autism and how the disorder has been viewed historically. Studies now support the theory that autism results from a lack of normal neural growth during prenatal development. Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University, severely autistic as a child, is presented as someone who overcame her autism and managed to us
Introduction to Two Finger Math - Multiplication Strategy Part 1 of 2
Introduction to Jakow Trachtenberg's math method called the Two Finger Method (2FM). This strategy helps to gain control over numbers and also boosts concentration and memory. The instructor show the 4 rules of 2FM. Slide show with insert movie of the presenter. Interesting strategy. (10:00)
Intro to Algebra, Part 1
This clip provides a quick introduction to algebra. A couple of examples are shown on a white board to help students see the idea of how variables and reduction of equations can be useful.
Intro to Algebra, Part 6
This video introduces expansion of binomial factors, factoring
expressions, and factoring through grouping (all part of an introduction
to algebra). An instructor shows some examples on a whiteboard.
Introduction to Algebra
This is an introduction to basic Algebra. An instructor in this video shows some examples and shows how to solve them step by step using a scratch out method.
Key skills assessment unit: Application of number
Numerical and mathematical skills are used to describe and tackle a wide range of problems. These key skills are about understanding when particular techniques should be used, how to carry them out accurately and which techniques should be applied in particular situations. Developing your numerical, graphical and algebraic skills means being able to plan how you are going to use your skills over a period of time, monitoring your progress and then reviewing your approach. In developing and assess
This is an animated documentary about the life of alexander fleming and how he discovered penicillin. The short video only BRIEFLY covers Fleming's life, spending only a moment on the discovery of penicillin, but would be a nice introduction. The narrator speaks rather quickly but I found the animated cartoons to be oddly entertaining. (1:32)
Introduction to Twitter for Educators
This slide show presentation is an introduction to Twitter for educators.
How to Write A Five Paragraph Essay
This slide show on how to write the common 5 paragraph essay has no voice narration. Text instructions are shown for the essay blueprint and explanations on introduction, thesis statement, body paragraphs, supporting details, and conclusion.
IELTS discussion essay writing (part 2 of 5)
Part 2 of 5 in the tutorial of how to write a discussion essay.This video makes an outline and the introduction paragraph. (4:55)
MUSC Weight Management Center- Focus Program
Focus is a 15-week weight loss program that combines both dietary supplements and a calorie controlled diet. Dietitian Laura Nance of the MUSC Weight Management Center explains more about the program.
Countable and Uncountable Nouns - part 4
Thisfourth and last part of the introduction to Nouns covers the topic of countable and uncountable nouns. Groups are shown of countable and uncountable nouns.
Word Parts-Alpha Wheel -Part 1
Introduction to English words, word parts (prefix, root, suffix) and words beginning with UN and ending with ABLE. The alpha wheel is a circle with letters around it that all words in the English language are built on. Words
The Pythagorean Theorem, Part 1 of 3
This is an introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem. Mr. Khan, the insgtructor, uses computer software for his demonstration. Although he uses different colors for emphasis, the screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all the information more clearly. (10:46)
Pioneers - Schoolhouse Rock (Elbow Room)
A fun School House Rock explanation of the pioneers from the first arrivals in the US (immigrants) and their expansion across to the west and the Pacific Ocean. This is a great introduction to the concepts of immigration and the pioneers. (3:01)
California Gold Rush: An Introduction
A two minute video about the causes and effects of the Gold Rush with insights into the American Dream of striking it rich. A good introduction, but clearly too short for anything else
The People's Party - Late 1800s
This video is accompanied by text."The future looked bright for American farmers during the mid-1800s. But increased competition from farmers in other countries, including Canada, Russia, and Australia, sent American crop prices spiraling downward. By the 1890s, wheat sold for 60 cents a bushel, and the price for a pound of cotton fell below 6 cents.
The quickly expanding railroad industry also played a part in breaking the spirit—and bank account—of the American farmer. Fierce
Growing Up in the Great Depression
Quick overview of the difficulties people encountered during the Great Depression. A man tells his family's story of survival by stealing and moving from place to place. Would be a good introduction to the topic of the Great Depression and a possible essay prompt for students.