Historical Introduction to Philosophy
This course covers the following topics: an introduction to philosophy; philosophy of religion; epistemology; the philosophy of mind; free-will and determinism; ethics and metaphysics.
Did You Know 1.0
This inspirational power point, set to music, addresses the changing world we live in and encourages teachers to keep up with the technology and challenges of our students. Statistics and thoughts run across the screen while the music plays. One statisic states, "According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley, the top ten jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn't exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't yet exist... using technologies that haven't yet b
Introduction to Fractions
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. How to introduce fractions. Fractions are comparisons. Mr. Chang suggests using food and money examples for the introduction. (2:18)
Fractions and Decimals
Extend your understanding of fractions and decimals. Examine
terminating and non-terminating decimals. Explore ways to predict the
number of decimal places in a terminating decimal and the period of a
non-terminating decimal. Examine which fractions terminate and which
repeat as decimals, and why all rational numbers must fall into one of
these categories. Explore methods to convert decimals to fractions and
vice versa. Use benchmarks and intuitive methods to
Introduction to Rotation
This video provides and introduction to rotation. This is a quick and easy lesson but provides an important introduction to rotation.
Introduction to Frequency Tables
A brief introduction to the use of Frequency Tables. Definitions of statistics, data, and frequency table are discussed.
45-45-90 Triangles Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. Introduction to 45-45-90 Triangles, these can also be called right triangles because of the 90 degree measurement. These triangles are special because if two angles of a triangle are equal the one side they don’t share is going to be equal. This then goes on to explain Pythagorean Theorem, Side A squared + Side B squared = Side C squared, side C is t
Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. Introduction to 45-45-90 Triangles, these can also be called right triangles because of the 90 degree measurement. These triangles are special because if two angles of a triangle are equal the one side they don’t share is going to be equal. This then goes on to explain Pythagorean Theorem, Side A squared + Side B squared = Side C squared, side C is t
Introduction to similar triangles. The instructor uses his computer (appears to be the Paint program) to communicate with the viewer. He uses different colors to aid in comprehension. For middle school students and older.
ABC's and Phonics with Puppy Dog
Strong visuals, letter repetition, and a comprehensive review teach children the alphabet. Live action of children singing and dancing while the traditional ABC song is sung. At 4 minutes and 25 seconds, simple objects are introduced for the letter "A." Snippet ends there. Video introduction is nearly 2 minutes long. (5:03)
Antwerp 1920: The Games of the VII Olympiad
The Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp, Belgium. These were the first Olympic Games held since 1912, as World War I wiped out the 1916 Games, schedules for Berlin. These Games saw the introduction of the Olympic flag and the Olympic oath. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:48)
Major Causes of WWII
This is a slide show presentation. It covers the major causes of WWII, from an American history perspective. There are statistics and maps and reference to Hitler's first steps to war. (Slides and text but no narration.)
Anatomy of a Neuron
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to the neuron and its anatomy. He says the neuron may possibly be one of the most interesting cells in the body. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
How To Play Piano: The Basics - Lesson #1
This video provides a lesson on the basics of playing the piano including an introduction to the piano keys and their names, hand position, and the C major scale. The audio at the beginning and end of the video is difficult to hear, but okay during the main part of the lesson. (24.41)
Sight Reading Exercises for Piano
This video lesson provides an introduction to sight reading and will help with development of "hand-eye" coordination skills. (7:47)
Connotation vs. Denotation
This video shows three children defining connotation (the positive or negative association of a word) and denotation (the actual dictionary definition of a word) and providing examples of each. It ends with is a short quiz on some of the examples from the video. While simple, the video is a good introduction to or review of connotative and denotative words. pre-roll advertisement (1:44)
Dividing Decimal Numbers
In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. As this is an introduction to dividing decimal numbers, this video is for older elementary students.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Action Scripts in Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to action scripts in Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to Flash.
Calculus: Derivatives 1
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. The instructor demonstrates how to find the slope of a tangent line to a curve (the derivative). Introduction to Calculus.
Calculus: Derivatives 4
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model derivatives. More intuition of what a derivative is. Introduction to the chain rule.