An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o
This short video (00:24) offers reasons why humans move from one place to another.
" Fern Goes to Greece"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox visits the sites of Athens, Greece, including the Acropolis, Palamidi castle, and island of Aegina. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:49)
To The Indian Market
A song and animated cartoon showing children going to an Indian market. The song names what they are going to buy: a small chick, a fat dog, a small pig, etc. (2:25)
A Bouncing We Will Go
In video, a librarian sings "A Bouncing We Will Go", using a baby doll to demonstrate the appropriate motions. (:52)
Creeping Creeping Little Flea
In this rhyme, a librarian demonstrates the rhyme "Creeping Creeping Little Flea" using a baby doll to show the accompanying motions. (:36)
Algebra Tiles - A Virtual Manipulatives
Add tiles to the workspace
Click on any of the buttons below the workspace to add a tile to the workspace. Drag the tile to the desired location on the workspace. Dragging a tile to the left or bottom axes will make it a factor of a product you are representing.
Move your mouse over the corner of a tile. A round dot will appear that can be used to rotate the tile by moving the mouse in a circular motion. When you release the mouse
Pentominoes - A Virtual Manipulative
Add a pentomino to the workspace
Click on the button of the shape you want. You can move a pentomino by clicking and dragging it to a new location. When you place a pentomino next to another one, their edges will snap together.
Click on the corner of the pentomino. Hold down the mouse button and move the mouse in a circular motion to rotate the pentomino. Then release the mouse button.
Function Machine (Input, Output) - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative is designed to teach the concept of a function by allowing you to experiment with various functions.
Observe the output of a function by dragging numbers from the top left corner to the IN chute of the function machine. The function machine will process the number and produce an output value.
-Make a guess what function the machine is using by observing the output.
-Use your guess to decide what the remaining entries of the table shoul
Three points are given and your objective is to plot them by clicking on the grid. When you check your answer, the points that are correct will be green colored, those that are incorrect appear in red.
Beginning, Middle and End Song
A muppet monster and his backup singers demonstrate the beginning, middle and end of the song. Classic Sesame Street snippet (2:42)
English as Second Language Vocabulary Lessons-Vegetables
This video is to help to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is vegetables (carrots, mushrooms, tomato, etc.). A matching picture is shown as the commentator repeats the word twice. This is a good teaching resource for our English as Second Language learners, our youngest learners, and for our special education students (2:10).
How to Organize Facts for an Essay
How to Organize Facts for an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to organize facts for essays in this free video on writing essays.
Great Performances Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Considered the most dynamic young conductor in classical music since Bernstein, 28-year-old Gustavo Dudamel begins his tenure as Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in fall 2009. In this program, learn more about Dudamel, the LA Philharmonic, composer John Adams, and see a movement from John Adams' "City Noir" and Mahler's "Symphony No. 1 in D major" performed at his inaugural concert. (51:41)
Bridle Path/Montgomery Elementary Select String Ensemble: Moonlight Express
In this video, Bridle Path Montgomery Elementary School's select string orchestra performs Moonlight Express. Composer/Arranger: Susan Day Publisher: Grand Mesa This video could also be used to movitate and inspire younger students where are interested in or studying string instruments. (05:10)
Example of a Student Made Lung
This is a cute, accurate example of a student's project of the Lung Function Model using plastic container, ballons, ballon tubings, plastic bag. See kiddyhub.com for specific instructions on how to make this model. Run time 0:31.
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
This is a male voice reading "Young Goodman Brown," showing one still image of a dark forest path on a moonlit night. Written by American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1835, the story takes place in Puritan New England, a common setting for Hawthorne's works, and addresses one of his common themes: the conflict between good and evil in human nature and, in particular, the problem of public goodness and private wickedness. This literature is appropriate for high school students. More valu
Megan Follows: The Many Mauds: The Life and Times of Lucy Maud Montgomery (1996)
Megan Follows, the actress who played Anne in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, talks about Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the books on which the movies are based. The actress details her intellectual, emotional and psychological empathy with the author in the historical period in which Ms. Montgomery lived: L.M. Mongomery "allowed a child to have a voice that was of equal importance to the grownups around her." Photos of the author, clips of animated film and live action film base
The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss, Part 1 of 2
Narrated by Madeline Khan, this animated video of Dr. Seuss's illustrations does not show the words from the book. Part 1 of 2 (8:53)
Non-Verbal Communication: Facial Feedback
Facial feedback is expressing feelings without saying a word
through facial expressions in non-verbal communication. Learn more about facial feedback in non-verbal communication from a communications and public speaking expert in this video.