Good Presentations: Voice
The presenter in this video deliberately starts out with an example of a poor presentation. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. In good presentations, voice intonation and variation help engage the audience. Properly use the voice for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (02:27)
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
French Lesson - Les Animaux, Part 6 (Animals)
This short video teaches (with the help of a talking frog) the vocabulary words for certain animals. Only French is spoken, but the photos aid in comprehension. The video would be better served, however, if the instructor would say each animal twice and a little more slowly. The teacher could stop the video at certain points for clarification. For beginning learners of French.
Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb And Hiroshima - Having ignored American demands for surrender, the Japanese were now to experience a new kind of destruction. (01:16)
The Creation - Children's Bible Stories
In this Children's Bible Story video you will experience the story of The Creation. This animated video begins with "In the beginning God created Heaven and Earth" and continues on with the creation story. Well narrated and animated and a great tool for learning.
Birth of Jesus - Children's Bible Stories
The Birth of Jesus video is the animated story of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus and the trials and tribulations that they went through while awaiting the birth of Jesus. This video is well narrated, and easily understood by all.
Ah Bon Greet, Name, Roll Warm Up, and Bâtons
Watch Madame Thomas work with her students on a warm-up exercise with greetings and roll call. (0:43)
Wowzies Introduce the Calculator-Song
In this video, students will learn about calculators from the Wowzies. Some of the lyrics include."I'll can't talk. I'll see you later. Cause the fun adds up with a calculator". Using a calculator is a fun way of using numbers. The video explains how a calculator works. This is a great introductory math lesson for elementary students and/or special education students. (2:01)
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.
The Great Awakening - Enlightenment
The Enlightenment brought logic and reason into the way colonists thought about the natural world. However, religion remained a critical aspect of each colonist’s daily life. The biggest issue the church faced at the beginning of the eighteenth century was the fact that many settlers lived outside the reach of organized churches.
Isolated from their seaboard peers, the pioneers were often too far away to attend churches and religious gatherings. It was a common opinion in the eastern se
The Mayflower II - Building a Replica
This is a short news reel showing the construction and launching of the Mayflower II. Built in 1955, it is still in use today. Video production and quality is old but information is good. Run time 01:00.
Charlie and the Cocolate Factory Reading- Chapter 13
Chapter 13. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
San Andreas Fault (Discovery Channel)
This short documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Run time 03:02.
Earthquake Country, Thrust Faults in Los Angeles Area
There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquakes have shaped the scenery and the character of the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Abbott shows how faults capable of large earthquakes lie beneath most of the area, posing great risk to the millions of people living in earthquake country. Animations
Great Expectations 8/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 8 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
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.
Preventing Child Abductions - Risk Factors Part 1
Preventing Child Abductions - Risk Factors Part 1 - What age group and gender are most at risk for being abducted? This video tell show girls between 10 and 14 are most at risk. The video adds data and warns about possible problems with those that know the children. (1:45)
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.
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.