Discourses of Epictetus: Book 1: Chapters 1-2
Book 1 Chapters 1-2 of Discources of Epictetus. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher (b. 55-d. 135 CE).
Six steps of Chip Design
Engineers from Intel tell us their recipes for designing the brains of computers.
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
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.
Using Quotations for Book Titles
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)
Governor William Avery Interview
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
Education Powerpoint on Creative Writing
This slideshow that offers a quick guide to creative writing songs, sonnets, poetry, short stories, etc. (22 slides)
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)