This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
Mrs. Kennedy Speaks Following JFK's Death
Less than two months after her husband was killed, Mrs. Kennedy made a newsreel tape, thanking the American people for all their expressions of sympathy after JFK's death. The tape was played in movie theaters, before the feature film was shown, and is now maintained in the National Archives.
The Persian Gulf War: Part 5 - Operation Desert Storm
The Persian Gulf War or Gulf War (also known as the mother of all battles August 1990 28 February 1991) was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition for...
The Watergate Scandal
This two minute video is a review of what happened in what has been called the Watergate Scandal and resulted in President Nixon resigning and how the cover-up included his actions. He is recorded planning the cover-up. A good overview. Nixon is the only president ever to resign.
Slave Resistance and the Underground Railroad
This video is accompanied by text. "During the 1850s, Americans witnessed a decade of sectional crises that threatened the very existence of the Union. Ralph Waldo Emerson was right in predicting that the Mexican Cession would reignite the explosive issue of slavery expansion. The newly acquired territory lay beyond the Louisiana Purchase and therefore was not part of the Missouri Compromise of 1820. Californians were clamoring for statehood, the residents of Utah and New Mexico deserved territo
History of Slavery
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the information mentioned.
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter Two Sims 2
A Sims 2 animation Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events . This video clip is based on The Bad Beginning-Chapter Two
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter One Sims 2
A video clip made from Sim animation. The clip is based on Lemony Snickets,. A Series of Unfortunate Events Chapter 1.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 5
This is Part 5 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much information to the viewer.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 9
This is Part 9 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther
King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and
older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a
conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much
information to the viewer.)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman reviewed by Emily
The book, The Graveyard Book is reviewed. She tells her views on what she thinks about the book and the characters in the books.
What is "Authentic" Assessment?
A three minute video that explains what authentic assessment means according to Educators at New York's School of the Future. Gives specific examples and planning ideas on how to implement this assessment. A good professional development video.
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.
Preschool Teaching Supplies
Preschool Teaching Supplies. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Supplies for preschool teachers should include colorful puppets, building materials, easels and a variety of art supplies to help students learn and stay entertained at the same time.
Summer Reading Tips
Tips to keep kids interested in reading during summer.
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.
Aeneid 13 (1, 84-91)
Here the winds are finally released, and cause havoc on the waves.
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)