Neil Gaiman Talks about The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman talks about the his book, The Graveyard Book. He talks about what what the book is about and what children and adults think about his book.
Neil Gaiman reads from The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman reads an excerpt from The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman is displayed in a dark and ominous background while he reads.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman reviewed by Emily
The book, The Graveyard Book is reviewed. She tells her views on what she thinks about the book and the characters in the books.
Elise Howard reads Neil Gaiman's Speech for The Graveyard Book
Jonathan Hunt, a librarian for the Modesto City Schools district
in California, presents the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Fiction to The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Elise Howard, vice
president and associate publisher at HarperCollins Childrens Books,
reads Gaiman's remarks (which begin with audio of his acceptance) at
the ceremony on October 2 at the Boston Athenaeum in Boston,
The Graveyard Book Review
This is a book review for The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. The book is summarized and characters discussed. (1:03)
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt -- Book Trailer
This is a book trailer for The Underneath by Kathi Appelt. This is a story about a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road. A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of the bayou. She dares to find him in the forest, and the hound dares to befriend this cat, this feline, this creature he is supposed to hate. They are an unlikely pair, about to become an unlikely family. Ranger urg
Kathi Appelt Reading at the 2008 National Book Award
Kathi Appelt reads an excerpt from her 2008 National Book Award Young People's Literature Finalist book, The Underneath. Kathi Appelt sings a blues song from a chapter in the book.
Going Bovine - Libba Bray Interview
Interview with Linda Bray. She talks about her book for teens. The story is about 16-year-old Cameron who wants is to get through high school and life in general with a minimum of effort. Its not a lot to ask. But that's before he's given some bad news: he's sick and hes going to die.
Final When You Reach Me Trailer
A book summary slide show and dramatization based on the book When You Reach Me written by Rebecca Stead. This book is a dramatic book that has a lot of twist and turns.
The Chronicles of Narnia Part 1 The Magician's Nephew Review
The Chronicles of Narnia (The Magician's Nephew Review) by C.S. Lewis
is reviewed in this video. This book is a magical fantasy that takes
place in the fantasy land of Narnia. with He discusses the characters,
plot, and provides a good summary of the novel.
Christopher Paolini talks about Brisingr
Christopher Paolini (author of Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr) talks about his new book, and why he decided to change the trilogy into a cycle.
Eldest by Christopher Paolini
This is clip of a book review. The book being reviewed is Eldest by Christopher Paolini. This is one of the book in the Inheritance Cycle.
Starting a Preschool Guide
Starting a Preschool Guide. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. Starting a preschool involves attaining the appropriate license from the state, creating a budget, deciding on the cost of tuition and hiring a highly-trained staff of teachers. (1:28)
Standard Deviation Frequency Table
This video shows how to find the mean and standard deviation of a frequency table. This video gives a step-by-step guide on using Microsoft Excel to calculate the mean and standard deviation of a frequency table with an easy exercise.
Debbie Diller- Spaces & Places
Professional Video- Debbie Diller talks about her new book and how it can help teachers organize their classrooms. Get some great ideas on how to structure your classroom environment. This video is fundamentally an advertisement for her book, however, an educator can glean some information from it.
Rules to Avoid Sentence Fragments
An English teacher discusses what sentence fragments are. Fragments are word groups that are not complete sentences. They require a subject and a verb to make them complete. Examples are presented from an English text book to help avoid sentence fragments. Dependent word fragments, fixing dependent word fragments, added detail fragments are discussed.
#34 Hanon: How to Play Piano, How to play Hanon
The Hannon Method book takes different patterns and moves them up and down the scale. I talk about the pros and cons of the Hannon and explain the difference between the finger centric belief vs the whole body belief.(26:05)
Beginning Piano Lessons: How to Read Sheet Music
Reading piano sheet music is difficult at first but then becomes easier with practice. Learn some great tips on how to read basic sheet music for the piano in this video. Video shows a book and the location of the notes on a music staff, it shows how to remember the keys, FACE and Every Good Boy Does Fine. (1:18)
Electing a U.S. President - in Plain English
This video is a simple guide to understanding the U.S. election process, particularly the Electoral College. The video uses illustrations and simple descriptions to help you understand how a president is elected. Run time 03:43.
THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to New York City. Learn about THE COMIC BOOK PROJECT in an interview with Michel Bitz, founder of the Comic book Project at Columbia University. Children learn about the history of comics and how to create their own comic book hero. Links to Fun Websites and a Learning Corner of questions and Extended Activities.