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 division, this video is for elementary students.
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Blurring the line between fact and fiction, this six minute video shows the fictional home of Sherlock Homes as created in the Holmes Museum. It is intended to be part of a middle school unit of study:
Instructional Objective: After viewing this video students will be able to describe some of the items and characters from Sherlock Holmes mysteries, and discuss the question "What are the attributes which combine to make a person a world-famous legend?"
Special Relativity (Part 1 of 5)
This animation takes a simple look at the complex topic of Special Relativity. The two postulates examined in the video are: 1) All uniform motion is relative, and 2) The speed of light (in a vacuum) is the same for all observers. This simple and clear introduction to Einstein's Special Relativity, should help a learner better understand, this revolutionary scientific discovery and idea. Run time 07:12.
Action Hero (actions) - Hi 5
Begins with cartoon introduction. The song names lots of actions such jump, fly, etc.. The Hi5 group sings and dances. Children dance, sing and perform actions along with the group.
Learn How to Count in Sign Language for Small Children
I absolutely love the Signing Time Videos made for babies and toddlers to learn sign language. My toddler learned how to sign through these videos way before he could talk which made it possible for him to communicate rather then throw tantrums. In this video you learn how to count through sign. Run time 0:31.
Colors of the Rainbow through Sign Language
Watch a fun short song that illustrates how to say the colors of the rainbow through sign language. If you are going to show it to children I suggest hitting the automatic replay button and showing it a couple of times. But, it is an upbeat song that clearly shows how to sign each color. Run time 0:30.
"Going Outside"- Learn Weather and Outside Sign Language Words
This video shows a song written to teach young children the sign language words for rain, thunder, snow, outside, clouds, wind, and cold. This video would be a great supplement to a lesson on weather and outside vocabulary. Run time 01:12.
The Alphabet Song for Sign Language
This is a cute song that teaches the ABC's for Sign Language. Through music you can learn how to sign. Each letter is shown next to a hand modeling how to sign it. It is very clear, slow placed, and well presented. Run time 02:29.
Walking Through the Zoo Song - Signing Time
This song talks about a trip to the zoo and many different animals you might see there. The singer uses sign language to name the different animals and the animals are shown on the screen as well.
Helping Out Around the House Song - Signing Time
This song talks about ways to help out around the house and shows various words in sign language. The signs are taught by a teacher and shown by children in the video.
Don't Fear the Essay
Reminder of the challenges of writing. Song with video from Saturday Night Live. Would make a good introduction to writing at the beginning of the school year. Grades 5-12. 2:29 min.
An Introduction to Humanism
This video is from a lecture in Canada in 2008. It is a brief introduction to Humanism (a non believer, man centered person) and its varied aspects, including Athiesm, Freethought, Agnosticism, Transhumanism, and Skepticism. Humanists believe that they can be good without God. Recorded in left audio channel only. (7:57)
Introduction to Sikhism
Animated Introduction to Core Sikh beliefs. The music is taken from a track produced by the late Singh Kaur and Amar Singh. Singh Kaur was a talented vocal artist and Caucasian western convert to Sikhism. Her music has been compared to that of the the celtic sounds of enya. Sadly Singh Kaur passed away a few years ago (may waheguru bless her soul in eternal bliss).
July 4, 1776: U.S. Declares Independence
This day in history explains what happened on the Fourth of July in America. Very short video that briefly talks about the more interesting historical events that occured on the Fourth. Best used as an introduction to this day in history type assignments or as a timeline assignments
Me gusta and verb phrases
Learn how to use gustar along with an infinitive verb to talk about likes and dislikes. This video would be a great introduction to memorize how to use gustar as opposed to understanding the nuances between gustar and "to like" in English. Run time 03:25.
Personal (Subject) Pronouns
A great introduction to one of the most basic Spanish grammar lessons. Learn what these pronouns are in Spanish along with their English equivalents. This information is critical before students can learn how to work with verbs in Spanish.
This video clip provides an introduction to verbs. Live action and photos are used to show verb actions. Sentences are presented on the screen with the verbs highlighted. Professional quality. (1:01)
Lesson 3b - Prepositions - English Grammar
This is part 2 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate. Words and sentences are on the screen. (Upper elementary or ESL student)
Lesson 3c - Prepositions - English Grammar
This is part 3 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. For upper elementary and ESL students.
Adding Integers with Same Sign (1) (sv)
Part one of two for adding same-sign integers.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.