Time to Eat - Signing Time
This brief video focuses on the word cook. It teaches the word cook in sign language and gives opportunities to practice signing the word.
Legendary author Avi speaks to Booklist about Poppy and Ereth - his newest and most autobiographical book - as well as how he ended up with his famous name, how his lack of a distinctive style helps him as a writer, his thoughts on how the Newbery Award could improve, and which of his books is the "best."
How to Make Reading Fun for Kids
Learn how to make reading fun for kids by using a group discussion format, doing a reader's theater activity, allowing students to choose their own books and making art projects about different books. Encourage children to have book-related accessories to make reading more fun.
SCBWI: Master Class - Creating the Picture Book, with Tomie dePaola
Interview hosted by Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. He is asked, "What is a picture book?" He answers that once the child has had the book read to them, they can remember the story by looking at the pictures. He discusses the visual style of books and how there is not one that works best. He hopes that the things he writes makes children feel good and see things in a different way. He then shows how he illustrates a picture. What single word would he leave as his legacy?
Dissection Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
Explains the purpose of dissection and how to go about it properly, regardless of what animal you are dissecting. Would make a good pre-dissection video to introduce the topic. The video uses lecture format. 5:02 min.
Respiratory System - Phoenix Learning Group
The mechanism of breathing and the anatomy of the organs that carry out this activity are brought to life through animation and x-ray motion pictures. Short clip (1:48) intended to to entice viewer to buy DVD (15:00), but good basic introduction to respiratory system.
Judy Bume Answers Kids' Questions: Live Interview at Trevor Day School
Judy Blume is interviewed in a school library setting. The author answers questions from kids. She talks about her life and career with kids for the WB Network. This clip has a little static in the background. All children receive a copy of her new book, Double Fudge. (3:53)
Spring Flower Fair at Rutgers Gardens
Highlights from the Spring Flower Fair at Rutgers Gardens (May 8-10, 2014). Check out the varieties of plants available! Learn more about Rutgers Gardens here: http://rutgersgardens.rutgers.edu
Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree"
This is a video rendition of The Giving Tree, a picture book story written and illustrated by American poet Shel Silverstein. The narration by the author is somewhat blurred in this older clip, and includes harmonica music by the author. (9:44)
Traveling to Ethiopia
A guide to traveling in Ethiopia. History, culture, and historical landmarks in Ethiopia.
A Chat with Lois Lowry
Kid reporter Hannah Spicijaric interviews Lois Lowry. In this interview Hannah asks about her new book "THE WILLOUGHBYS", Where did you get the idea for such a funny book? She explains the idea came from books she read when she was younger. She loved to read. Lowry says she really pictured herself as an author for adults, but a children's book editor contacted her and asked her to write a book for young people. She continued to write for both audiences for awhile, however she found that young pe
Kindergarten Pre-Writing Lesson: Words and Pictures
This video is a Kindergarten pre-writing lesson helping students to form sentences. Word cards and a picture book are a part of the lesson used to help students to put a sentence together. The teacher then models writing the sentence first and gives the students an opportunity to write each letter as she completes one.
Don't Let the Pigeon Skip School
1st grade students created a book using exclamation marks as well as other punctuation.
Vocabulary Words From 'Is Your Mama a Llama?'
This book is a student favorite and this video features words from the book, images (not necessarily from the book), and definitions. This video is a great additional tool. Screens are easy to read and the words are large enough to be seen in the classroom.
Scientology Video: The Emotional Tone Scale
The Emotional Tone Scale is drawn from the greater body of Scientology materials on the mind and spirit. It is a tool that can be used in everyday life to ease the strains of social interaction. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social bettermen
Scientology Video: The Eight Dynamics
This video describes our beliefs regarding the primary motivating force in life and how this, in turn, explains one's relationship to family, mankind and God. What goal does every living thing have in common? Survival. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
Scientology Video: Love and Hate -- What is Greatness?
Conflict or tolerance, cooperation or opposition, love or hate -- such are the questions of both daily living and international affairs. While every person of goodwill would like others to treat them as they themselves would like to be treated, such is often not the case. When subjected to hatred, what then is the answer to one's own happiness? In answer to that question, this is what the Scientology religion believes. This is an audio presentation from the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life
President Obama reading Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are"
This video shows the President reading the book "Where the wild things are". This event occured on April 13, 2009 at the White House Easter roll.
A video clip about adverbs. An adverb is a word that modifies the meaning of other words, phrases, or sentences. Visuals would make a great study guide; however speaker is monotone and not very entertaining. Video would probably serve older students better (Running Time 2:32).