Teacher Made Writing Video-Rule of 3 Mini Lesson
This Mini Lesson was done by Aimee Buckner, but today it is taught by Katie Strickland. This video teaches students how to use the rule of three to enhance their writing lesson. She uses the example of Alexander and the No Good, Horrible, Very Bad Day to show how the author uses 3 specific details to describe the big idea. Good resource to enhance a writing curriculum. (9:05)
Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)
Hip Hop Around the Clock (Telling time to the hour w/ Jack Hartmann)
Hip-Hop Around the Clock Song by: Jack Hartmann Video by: Mr. Harry Telling time to the hour as we hippppp-hopppp!!!!! The clock shows different times and while person is singing. (However, the 'tick-tocks' don't match the time. Maybe they are not supposed to, but that was a little distracting for this WK panelist.)
How To Steam Vegetables
This video lists supplies needed and gives step-by-step directions/tips for steaming delicious vegetables. ( 1:26)
Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 minute long video is about the art and culture in Florence during the renaissance. It has some remarkable statistics. There are images of the masterpiece of sculpture, David, which may be offensive to some.
Understanding the Rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become. (21:31)
Martin's Big Words Read Aloud-The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In this video, students will hear about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a read aloud called Martin's Big Words. The illustrations are wonderful and the storyline begins with young Martin in his hometown. He remembers what his Momma told him "You are as good as anyone".The bus boycott and Rosa Parks is shared as well as well as the Garbage strike where he was killed in Memphis. The male voice narrating is a strong African American voice and students will enjoy hearing it. Important
Immersing Students in Great Mentor Texts with Linda Bausch Part 2
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch models a writer's workshop lesson on immersing students in fantastic mentor texts in a 2nd/3rd grade class. She discusses the last 2 authors of the 10 authors in the writers' workshop. She shares the books with students for them to be book detectives. This is part 2. (2:24)
How to Divide Polynomials
The instructor uses a small whiteboard in this short two-and-a-half-minute tutorial to demonstrate how to divide polynomials. He just uses one problem for demonstration. The video goes step-by-step and is easy to understand.
Algebra II: Simplifying Polynomials
This is a ten minute demonstration. The teacher needs to be able to stop this video as each action is completed to make sure the student understands each operation.
ISS Tour -- April 21, 2011
Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman flies through the International Space Station with a high-definition video camera.
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Intaglio
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Authors@Google: Brenda Marshall
"Dakota" is a sweeping work of fiction set in the late 19th century Great Plains. Author Brenda Marshall came to Google to read from her book, talk about her writing process and give us insight into what exactly the publishing process looks like.
Prof. Omer Bartov: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism
Professor Omer Bartov - John P. Birkelund, Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and German Studies, Brown University, USA: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/educati
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 2
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Arab youths, revolutions, and the rise of the ‘second society’
The patterns of revolutions tend to be similar, focusing on the rise and fall of their leaders, a plunge into lawlessness, and finally a new order. Today’s movement in the Arab world is different. Sami Mahroum, Director of INSEAD’s Innovation & Policy Initiative in Abu Dhabi, explains why.
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.