Exploring Unity and Diversity Workshop 3
Who do we teach? Because themes of unity and diversity surface within both academic content and classroom climate, this session focuses on strategies for teaching provocative issues in social studies as well as methods of addressing a diversity of learners. The onscreen teachers examine national documents for themes of unity and diversity, explore Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, and develop a mini-lesson on immigration and citizenship.
Environmental Garbage and Recycling Education for Kids
Children appreciate being educated on how picking up garbage and recycling will help the environment. Start children on the recycling path with tips from an experienced elementary school teacher.
Pythagorean Theorem Converse
This video describes the converse of the Pythagoreum Theorem. If we know that the sum of two square sides in a triangle equals the square of the third side, we can conclude that the triangle is a right triangle. Pythagorean triples are commonly seen side lengths that indicate when a triangle is a right triangle. Knowing these triples will save time when in calculations related to the Pythagorean theorem. (2:51)
Titles are often underlined with large books, TV shows,
movies, games, works of art and album titles. Learn from a tutor about every instance in which titles need to be underlined in this clip.
Writing a Business Letter
This teacher-created video shows the process of writing a business letter step-by-step. Each portion of the letter appears on the screen as the narrator explains each step. ( 4:53)
The Tallis Scholars sings Palestrina
The most excellent ensemble The Tallis Scholars, here in a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1524?-1594).
The Tallis Scholars are a British vocal ensemble normally consisting of two singers per part, with a core group of ten singers.
Formed in 1973 by their director Peter Phillips, they specialise in performing a cappella sacred vocal music written during the Renaissance by composers from all over Europe. They are currently recognised as one
English Vocabulary Lessons-Occupations/Jobs
This video helps to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The video focus is on occupations and jobs (teacher, pilot, waiter, etc.). An "a" is in upper left hand corner of screen. A matching picture is shown as the commentator speaks the occupation name with an "a". (a barber, a teacher, etc.). This is a good teaching resource for our English as Second Language learners, for our youngest learners especially as they are learning about community helpers, and for our special education stude
Great Zoom out of New York, NY: Battery Park
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl