Ernest Hemingway and Bullfights in Spain
A reading of excerpts from Hemingway's novel, The sun Also Rises with footage of bullfighting in Pamplona, Spain. The video talks about Hemingway's love of Spain which inspired him to write his novel.
Literary Form: Using The Great Gatsby as an Example
Many importance concepts are explored here in reference to the Great Gatsby as an example. It is best if students have a word wall to keep track of the various example of the terms explained.
The Great Gatsby
A unique retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. This version of The Great Gatsby was originally used for a grade 12 english project. Stick figure art work is used as the illustrations to go along with a summary of the novel.
Siege of Leningrad (Part 5/10)
This is the story of one of Second World War's most harrowing episodes. The 890 day siege of the Soviet Union's second city has come to epitomise the misery, suffering and savagery of the war on the Eastern Front. The city was not finally liberated by Soviet troops until 19th January 1944 - by that time 600,000 of its citizens had starved to death and 200,000 more had perished in the bombing.
Cold War: McCarthyism - part 1/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 4 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
This video is accompanied by text. "When Americans voted Lincoln president, James Buchanan officially became a lame-duck leader. Southerners worried that Lincoln’s victory, which received no support from the South, would lead to political and economic dominance by the North. Slavery, they feared, would be restricted and possibly outlawed. Southerners believed that by claiming their independence they could develop their own banking system and establish trade directly with Europe. No longer woul
Frederick Douglas: Mini Biography
This 3:30 minute long video explains the life of Douglas and how he attempted to end slavery and create a more just society. Provides insights into how he came to be a mover in the anti-slavery movement.
Thinkwell American Government: New York Times v. Sullivan
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helped to define free speech. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (08:56) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Reading- Chapter 10
Chapter 10. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Charlie and; the Chocolate Factory - Chapter 15
Chapter 15. Illustration by Quentin Blake. Reading by Nance.
Preparing Your Child for College
Why waiting until high school to plan for college is a big mistake.
How to Teach Addition
Teaching addition in mathematics is straightforward but can be tricky when explaining positives and negatives. Learn how to successfully demonstrate how positives and negatives are added with help from this math teacher. (02:22)
Do Mixed-Age Classes Work?
Discover why mixed-age grouping in classrooms can increase learning.
Reasons for a Drug-Free ADHD Treatment
Reasons for a Drug-Free ADHD Treatment. Part of the series: Drug-Free ADHD Treatment Options. There are many reasons why people choose a drug-free treatment for ADHD. Learn about the benefits of natural treatments in this video clip from a medical professional. (1:57)
Blow Bernoulli Blow
What are the forces that act on airplanes that allow them to fly? That is the focus of Mr. Os most recent O Wow Moment video, where we take a look at Daniel Bernoulli's famous equation, confront the controversy surrounding the Newton vs. Bernoulli debate, and, most importantly, answer the question - what can you do with a leaf blower and a roll of toilet paper? Join Mr. O he discusses thrust, drag, gravity, and lift. (05:49)
Side-Side-Side and Side-Angle-Side Shortcuts
This video explains why two triangles are congruent when all three pairs of corresponding sides and all three pairs of corresponding angles are congruent. If all three pairs of corresponding sides are congruent, the triangles are congruent. This congruence shortcut is known as side-side-side (SSS). Another shortcut is side-angle-side (SAS), where two pairs of sides and the angle between them are known to be congruent. SSS and SAS are important shortcuts to know when solving proofs. (1:32)
[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 3
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, would be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 5
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
If we want to solve for or describe a region in a coordinate plane, we can use linear inequalities. Linear inequalities give us a set of solutions as opposed to just one solution. This video clip explains how to solve linear inequalities using similar methods as in solving multi-step equations, except that there are extra rules when using multiplication and division. We graph linear inequalities by shading regions of number lines or coordinate planes. (6:20)