Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
A Biography of Miguel-Hidalgo
A very well done biography that deals with his history and dealing with the church in Span and Mexico. Moves rapidly so the teacher needs to use a word list and a map to show where the events occured. Many battles are briefly explained and his efforts to end slavery and work with the natives.
Origin of the Caste System
This 2:51 minute video explains how the Spanish created a New World Caste system so that people would be ranked by who they were with the Spanish being the highest caste. The rankings controlled what you could become and this video shows the consequences of the system.
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work | The Crown Jewels | PBS
The British crown jewels are so precious that they travel in secret and can only be handled by one man, the crown jeweler. He gives a guided tour of the crown, which Queen Elizabeth II dons for the incredibly lush and symbolic ceremony that opens Parliament each year. (01:48)
VeggieTales-Where's God When I'm S-Scared Part 1
Where s God when I m S-Scared? contains two hilarious, fully computer-animated stories that teach kids a biblical perspective on handling everyday fears. Tales From The Crisper : After watching a scary Frankencelery movie, five year-old Junior Asparagus gets some help from an unlikely duo. Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber come to Junior s rescue with a rollicking song, teaching him that God is bigger than anything he might be afraid of. Daniel and the Lions Den : The second segment takes us
Oprah Winfrey Biography
In this four minute video, students can learn about the life of this American media personality, Oprah Winfrey, and her struggle to be successful.
Women's Rights Time Line
Women's rights movements began as far back as 1776 when the
constitution was being written, but suffrage began in the early 1900s.
Analyze the time line of women's rights with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history.
Good Presentations: What to Do When Nervous
For good presentations, being nervous provides energy that can be positively channeled. Find out what to do when nervous during presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. "Nervousness is energy in your body...that you can use." (01:17)
Public Speaking Tips: Know the Audience
The audience for a speech will determine the topic and formality
of the speech. Know and analyze the audience for a speech with tips from a communications specialist in this video. Make sure you have a good sense of your audience-they are important for delivery-what is the situation like? Present yourself as your audience expects. (1:29)
5 Tips for Public Speaking
This movie features a speaker explaining 5 tips that will help your presentation be its best. 1. Know your material 2. Wardrobe 3. Good Hygiene 4. Use humor 5. Speak with clarity and conviction. The video also contains suggestions for gaining and keeping the attention of an audience. ( 1:35)
Public Speaking Tips: Great Speech Demonstration
Great speakers learn from other public speakers. Learn about
giving great public speeches with a demonstration from a communications specialist in this video.
Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as students fear of getting hungry.
Chimps Hunting in Trees
Chimps are not vegetarians and attack colobus monkeys. "Women and children" are left behind, but they watch the fight from below. The chimps win. It might be disturbing for young children. Run time 02:02.
Bible Book Bop
Memorize the books of the Bible with the Go Fish Guys! Song will help kids learn the books of the Bible.
Half Lion, Half Tiger - It's a Liger
This short film features ligers at a German Zoo. (Ligers are only bred and raised in captivity. Scientists are doubtful that a liger could exist in the wild.) Run time 01:22.
Funny Speeches: Don't Telegraph Humor
This video teaches you not to preface, or telegraph, your joke. Just tell it. Learn how to give a funny speech from professional speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this public speaking video.
How to Give a Funny Speech : Funny Speeches: Practice Humor
In this video you are reminded that it isn't always easy to get a laugh when making a speech. Tracy Goodwin, professional speaker and communications instructor, gives you tips on how to be better prepared for sharing humor through speech.
Practicing Speeches: Study Outline
In this video, professional speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin, teaches that it is best to work from an outline. She provides you with numerous tips including that you need to read over your outline multiple times so that your speech practice will be profitable. This is a great video to get you started on the path to a fabulous speech. (01:07)
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)