Biology of Sex and Gender
Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination.
Integrating the Internet into the Classroom
The Internet is vast and this is a good presentation to narrow down appropriate sources for high school students. Two sites listed are:
froguts.com (an interactive dissection site) and The Grammar Gym.
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A Guide To Shakespeare's Use of English
A quick guide for dealing with Shakespeare's language. She discusses thinking of it as a voiceover and reminds viewers that Shakespeare had a pretty blank stage. (0:50)
Silent animation of the structure of a crawfish. Would make a good overview before dissection begins. 2:57 min.
Improve Reading Fluency with iPods in School
Ideas and book examples to put stories on iPods, including the acceptable use forms, are in this two minute video. This is not an how to video, but the spokesperson does explain the results of using this technology.
How to Price Football Trading Cards
In this clip learn to price football trading cards. A card trading store owner explains that the first place to start is with the Beckett price guide, which is published every other month. Also explained is how the condition of a football card can affect its value.
English Grammar and Punctuation : Do You Underline Titles?
The titles of games, such as Scrabble, should be underlined or italicized when written. Treat a game title the same as a book or movie title. The instructor is exper Paige Carrera
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
How To Use Capital Letters
VideoJug presents a definitive guide on how to use Capital Letters, from place names, to sentence structure. This VideoJug film covers all uses of capital letters in English.
How to Make A Morpheme FlipBook
This clip shows how to make a morpheme flip book. You will need stack of paper any size, a list of prefixes, roots, suffixes, scissors, stapler, markers or pens. Instructions are provided with voice narration and with text on the screen. This is useful for practicing dividing words into parts and making and learning new words..
Cat Dissection Shoulder Muscles
Cat dissection of the shoulder muscles. The instructor shows the 3 parts to the trapezius muscle and the levator scapulae.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
The History of Journalism
This is a book review of the book "We're all journalists now" by Scott Gant. It explains the history of journalism. Learn about the venues people used to stay connected and informed in the past to the present. (3:06)
Digital Storybooks With Audio
This brief slidecast was created by a college student. The student gives a definition of a digital book, how an e-book 'works', briefly discusses e-Book Readers, and the benefits to teachers and students. The sound could be better.
Sarah Cook speaks on China
Sarah Cook, Research Fellow with the Institute of Development Studies speaks on the growing importance of China and it's impact on Africa and the rest of the world.
"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as satirist. (1:12)
Episode 103: The Irish Diaspora and Its Legacy Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook. Elizabeth Malcolm - < Discourses of Epictetus: Book 1: Chapters 1-2 A Guide to Plot Development in Plays Using Quotations for Book Titles Governor William Avery Interview
Book 1 Chapters 1-2 of Discources of Epictetus. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher (b. 55-d. 135 CE).
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Quotations can be used for book titles if they are used consistently. Other options include underlining and italics. Discover when it's acceptable to put book titles in quotation marks. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:28)
William Avery would have never become a politician if not for a series of disastrous floods in Kansas in the mid 20th century. He was the third generation of Averys farming near Wakefield, in Clay County, when President Truman appropriated funds to build two dams in the Blue Valley that would inundate his farm. Avery became an opposition leader and was elected to serve in the Kansas Legislature from 1951-1955, and went on to serve in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1955-1965, though he w
Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook.
Elizabeth Malcolm - <
Discourses of Epictetus: Book 1: Chapters 1-2
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
Using Quotations for Book Titles
Governor William Avery Interview