Proof-reading and the Conventions of Language
Lesson plan that focuses on children learning to check their writing for mechanical errors after first observing the teacher model the procedures.
Using a Dictionary
This language and communications skills resource is concerned with the use of a dictionary to look up the meaning of words and compare synonyms. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,
Discovering Yardsticks are Metersticks
This lesson uses a simple discrepant event to demonstrate the underlying cause for early miscalculation of the size of the Milky Way galaxy. Grades 9-12.
Vous connaissez le chemin the Santenay?: giving a route description
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to write a summary of a route description.
11.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel eingesetzte Ethikkommission hält Medienberichten zufolge einen Ausstieg aus der Atomenergie bis spätestens 2021 für möglich. Die nach der Reaktorkatastrophe von Fukushima abgeschalteten ältesten sieben Reaktoren und das Kernkraftwerk Krümmel könnten ohne Gefährdung der
Upper Intermediate Lesson #22 - A Narrow Escape 2
It’s illegal, but everybody’s mom is doing it! We discuss the dangers of riding 3 seat bikes in Tokyo. It seems many Japanese people don’t even know it’s illegal to ride these bikes in the Tokyo area. We’ll give you two grammar points sou ni naru, used to describe apparent [...]
Japancast Episode 041 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net
Learn Japanese from the brand new anime “A Channel”. Japancast HD Video Episode 041 from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
The Theatrics of The Debt Debate in Washington
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"I Can Write My Numbers"- How To Form the Numbers 0-9
This video features a teacher showing students how to write the numbers 0-9. Each demonstration is accompanied by a jingle.
The Greatest TED Talk Ever Sold
With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. And yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too. By whom and for how much? He'll tell you. (19:28)
The different types of Roman gladiators are shown in this three minute video. The apparel and training of the gladiators are explained. The various names of each gladiator goes by quickly and for most students will not be able to understand them. This video is best as an overview without enough content to explain who they were and how the fights were actually staged.
Preview clip: Dude, Listen to This!-Boys' Writing Club Group
Ralph Fletcher examines what inspires boy writers. Are we creating life long writers? Are we teaching kids to write for pleasure? This short video addresses the need to encourage our students to work together in clubs and write for pleasure. (2:01)
Interactive Reading Lesson Through Rhythm and Rhyme-Old Black Fly
Bobbie Martel teaches components of Interactive Reading. Old Black Fly is the story used for this Interactive Reading lesson. Teachers will learn how to signal students when to get involved. This is a good resource for helping teachers to enhance reading instruction in the classroom. (4:04)
How to Determine the Mean
This is a brief how-to video on how to determine the mean (average) that will improve your math skills. The instructor starts out with an easy problem, then moves on to a more complex problem. (05:49)
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
This 2:44 long video explains how an experienced social studies teacher started to use Digital Storytelling to engage her students in the classroom. There is little hands on examples and most of the information does not offer how the student work is evaluated or how it has improved their understanding of the topic.
An introduction to electromagnetic induction for students studying for International Bacc., but also useful for other students on higher-level courses. The presentation is supported by many experimental demonstration including the dynamo and motor effects, Faraday's Law and magnetic flux. (16:33)
Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree" In Sign Language-Student Created Video
Student-Created Video- The popular children's book, The Giving Tree, is told in American Sign Language as part of class assignment. No voice, text or illustrations are used in the story. (04:32)
Sexual selection and evolution
The Peacock's tale is used as an example of sexual selection is the essence of this four minute video. It shows how the long and elaborate tail of the tail of the male peacock was designed to attract the female. This video uses Darwin's theories to explain female choice. A good video to help explain evolution.
Natural Selection In Action: The Peppered Moth
This 2:24 minute video shows how evolution has changed the Peppered Moth through time. The evolution of the moth is shown as a reaction to the changes in air quality as well. Good video to show what evolution is about.
Ocean tides are the rising and falling of the sea due to variations in the gravitational pull of the moon on opposite sides of the Earth. Tides are a type of wave with regular frequencies and periods which echo the motion of the moon. (03:41)