How to use Skype in the Classroom
I guide to setting up the account, ways to use it, cavets, and recommendations for using Skype in the classroom. A good beginners guide.
Klondike Gold Rush
A collage of historical photographs and films based on the bestselling book "The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899."
Ponce de Leon The Fountain Of Youth
Animated Comic Book Series of the story of Juan Ponce de Leon's discovery of the Fountain of Youth in the 1500's. (Narration and conversation with comic book pictures.)
Mr. Lyman's 7th grade Frog Lab
Welcome to the Frog Lab which will guide you through a virtual dissection.
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
First and Last
This is a Wilbooks talking book about first to last that was made for younger learners. (01:41) The 'pages' turn as the story is being read ...twice. The words appear at the bottom of the screen.
Theatre Etiquette Video
Top 7 Do's and Don'ts of Theatre Etiquette"
A helpful guide to theatre etiquette brought to you by the Education Department at the Citi performing Arts Center. This applies to any live performance.
Tech Crew: Assemble!
...from the Tech Crew Alliance comes... "a short but concise guide to the touring industry" - a powerful piece of documentary footage. (10:00)
Kunst-Stoff is an experimental dance company based in San Francisco that explores the intersection of dance with other art forms, such as visual arts and film. This Educator Guide introduces students to experimental dance, and provides strategies to explore movement.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography
This book is written for upper-division undergraduates and new graduate students in meteorology, ocean engineering, and oceanography. After reading this book, it expected that students will be able to describe physical processes influencing the ocean and coastal regions: the interaction of the ocean with the atmosphere, and the distribution of oceanic winds, currents, heat fluxes, and water masses.
Nathaniel Ayers - With Robert Gupta and Steve Lopez
Move the clip forward, to approximately 1:34, to see Robert Gupta - the youngest member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - work with Nathaniel Ayers. In this scene, Nathaniel watches Robert and Joanne Pearce-Martin (principal keyboardist for the LA Phil) as they finish playing a duet. Immediately after its conclusion, Robert gives Nathaniel tips on violin-playing technique.
Steve Lopez, Nathaniel's friend and author of a book about him, narrates this video clip.
Mark Reibstein and Ed Young Interview About Wabi Sabi - BookVideosTV
Author Mark Reibstein and illustrator Ed Young discuss their collaboration on the book Wabi Sabi. This picture book is the story of Wabi Sabi, a little cat who goes on a journey to discover the meaning of her name. Mr. Young talks about his feelings when a piece of his artwork is lost, and about the beauty of found materials. (4:16)
"Green Eggs and Ham" picture book by Dr. Seuss
This is an animated video production of Dr. Seuss's picture book, Green Eggs and Ham, a favorite by the beloved children's author and illustrator., with professional narration and music. (7:55)
Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham
This beloved children's story starts with an animated song sung by The Cat In The Hat, then moves into a read-aloud of the book Green Eggs And Ham. Great voices (Allan Sherman, Hans Conried, Paul Winchell, Bob Holt) with choral music. Classic! All rights reserved (8:35)
The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss, Part 1 of 2
Narrated by Madeline Khan, this animated video of Dr. Seuss's illustrations does not show the words from the book. Part 1 of 2 (8:53)
The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss - Part 2 of 2
This is an animated version of the picture book. Narrated by Madeline Khan, this would be an excellent visual companion to the book. (6:56)
Robert Sabuda, pop-up book artist
The Foot Book
Dr. Seuss' The Foot Book is read with views of the book's pages and music. Static on sound track. (3:52)
Dr. Seuss - The Zax (with song)
The book is read - along with professional quality animation (no text). (3:17)