Algebra Starting in Kindergarten
In this video early elementary students in a classroom demonstrate how to solve equations like 5 + X = 12 and 14 = 8 + Y on a math
balance. The teacher reads a book called 12 ways to get 11 to the students and asks students to find different ways to make 20 and records answers on chalkboard. Go to moveitmaththesource.com for lessons using a math balance to introduce algebra to young children.
Hubble Space Telescope
From the birth of a star to the anatomy of a black hole, space has never looked better than through the mesmerizing lens of the Hubble Space Telescope. Journey into space.
Joshua Chapter 16 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 16, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Room on the Broom
Book written by Julia Donaldson, narrating done by Becky Woolls. This was a project done by college students. In this lightweight, witty story, helpful animals find "room on the broom" of a generous witch. At first, a striped cat accompanies the cheerful sorceress: "How the cat purred/ and how the witch grinned,/ As they sat on their broomstick/ and flew through the wind." Next, a spotted dog retrieves the witch's flyaway black hat and asks to come aboard. The three riders soon welcome a gree
Corduroy is a children's book written by Don Freeman in 1968. In this story, a girl named Lisa falls in love with a little brown bear wearing green overalls with one button missing. This video shows the illustrations from this classic book and is narrated clearly.
Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian." Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.
Bill the Bat Loves Halloween / books by Daryl K. Cobb
Bill the Bat Loves Halloween is a hardcover rhyming children's picture book that features a goofy bat named Bill and his friend Al the owl. The animals in Bill the Bat view the world from a human perspective. This book is beautifully illustrated by Italian artist Manuela Pentangelo and told in a rhythmic cadence that makes this story as much fun for mom and dad as it does for the children. Manuela Pentangelo creates a bat like no other. Bill is a Disney style character dressed with aerial goggle
Joe & the Pumpkin Patch
Books is written by Rich and Sal Cundy. Book is about a little boy, Joe, and his adventures with his two dos on Halloween night. (4:00)
Reading of Polar Express
First graders take a journey to the North Pole on the Polar Express. In the first part of the video, the teachers read aloud the book Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. The second half shows the journey taken by the class and follow up activities.
Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
Reading of the book, "T'was the Night Before Thanksgivng". This book is written in the same style as the classic story, "T'was the Night Before Christmas".
Turkey Takes a Stand by Lois Lewis, Retold by 3rd Graders
3rd grade students tell the story of Turkey Takes a Stand by using marker drawings to create a slideshow of the book.
The Marshmallow Experiment and Time Paradox
In this cartoon-animated video, Professor Philip Zimbardo describes the affects of present and future orientation in children. The video also includes a "pitch" to buy the author's book. (2:22)
Roald Dahl Books
This is a short video clip showing all the books written by Roald Dahl. The covers for each book is shown.
Homeschooling: Teaching History
Make history an interactive subject at home with advice from a
homeschool specialist .Teaching history in a homeschool environment can be a fun experience using a book series, such as "American Girls" or "Little House on the Prairie," which can incorporate history into crafts and other activities.
How to Write a Book Bibliography
How to Write a Book Bibliography. Part of the series: Writing Tips & Careers. Writing a book bibliography not only protects copyrights, but it also provides the reader with supplemental reading material, listed in MLA format in alphabetical order. Include a bibliography at...
How to Write MLA Research or Essay Papers
When writing an MLA research or essay paper, know that the MLA, or Modern Language Association, publishes a book about proper formats for a research paper. Write an MLA essay paper and refer to the handbook with tips from an English teacher in this video on research papers.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, picture book by Laura Joffe Numeroff
This favorite picture book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is read by actress Carol Kanes as the book's illustrations by Felicia Bond are shown on the screen. It is the story of a very stubborn mouse who wants more and more and more. A charming story for all ages. (4:10)
The Boy in the Drawer, picture book by Robert Munsch
This cartoon animation of the Robert Munsch picture book was part of a TV series called Bunch of Munsch, produced in the early 1990s. A leprechaun is in Shelly's sock drawer, and that's just the beginning of the problem. (10:46)
The Napping House, picture book by Audrey Wood
Granny and all the critters in her house pile on her bed for a nap, untill a wakeful flea wakes them all. This is a woman's voice reading the picture book The Napping House by Audrey Wood. The book's illustrations are shown in wide and tight shots, with some flute/violin/piccolo music and the sound of falling rain accompanying the narration. (3:47)
The Wreck Of The Zephyr, picture book by Chris Van Allsburg, Part 1 of 2
The illustrations of the picture book The Wreck Of The Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg are shown on screen while the story is narrated by two male voices, with some nature sound effects included. An old fisherman tells the story of a young sailor in a storm. Don't forget to watch part 2. (5:01)