Transformations - Translation, Reflection, Dilation, and Rotation
Models of translations, reflections, dilations and rotations. Teacher explains clearly and slowly. Shows alternate methods for performing the operations. Contains 4 different sections, so the video can be stopped after each section for practice. The background is a bit distracting.
Skip Counting by 3s to 30
A fun skip counting video and song that provides practice in skip counting by 3's. The slides show the 3s in a grid and represented by objects. Note: references "27 angels in heaven."
Solving Rational Equations
In this video, the instructor goes through two examples of solving rational equations. He works through the problems step by step and writes out each step as he explains it. The instruction is quite clear and thorough, making this good practice for these types of equations.
Beginning Piano Lessons: How to Read Sheet Music
Reading piano sheet music is difficult at first but then becomes easier with practice. Learn some great tips on how to read basic sheet music for the piano in this video. Video shows a book and the location of the notes on a music staff, it shows how to remember the keys, FACE and Every Good Boy Does Fine. (1:18)
Setting Up a Chemistry Experiment to Test Ph of Acids & Bases
Setting Up a Chemistry Experiment to Test Ph of Acids & Bases. Part of the series: Chemistry Lesson: Ph Tests for Acids & Bases. When conducting a chemistry experiment on the acid level of various household substances, begin with a hypothesis on whether or not a substance is acid-based. This two minute video goes rapidly and students would benefit from a word wall and to have the experiment in front of them to practice after the video is shown.
Sounding Out Words for Homeschooling or Tutoring
In this video expert teacher, Matt Nisjak, shares his methods for teaching children to learn and practice the skill of sounding out words. This is a very important step in the process of learning to read. The lesson is given in very clear steps, and is extremely easy to follow.
Calculus-Curl, Part 3
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of vector theory and curl. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)
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.
How People Learn: Introduction to Learning Theory -Session 1
This program introduces the main themes of the course. Teacher
interviews and classroom footage illustrate why learning theory is at
the core of good classroom instruction and demonstrate the broad
spectrum of theoretical knowledge available for use in classroom
Building on What We Know: Cognitive Processing -Session 3
This program covers how prior knowledge, expectations, context, and
practice affect processing and using information and making connections. Featured are a first-grade teacher, a ninth- and 10th-grade mathematics teacher, and a special education teacher, with expert commentary from Stanford University professor Roy Pea.
Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
Every Rock Tells a Story
How can we use rocks to understand events in the Earth’s past? In this session, participants explore the processes that form sedimentary rocks, learn how fossils are preserved, and are introduced to the theory of plate tectonics.
REM Sleep and Dreaming
This module probes deeper issues relating to sleep and dreaming. The uniquely individual experience of dreaming requires researchers to look beyond conventional methods of study. Dream specialist Dr. J. Allan Hobson discusses the function of dreams, explaining his theory of the biological mechanism behind the phenomenon and reflecting on the contribution of dreaming to h
Divisibility Tests and Factors
Explore number theory topics. Analyze Alpha math problems and discuss
how they help with the conceptual understanding of operations. Examine
various divisibility tests to see how and why they work. Begin
examining factors and multiples.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Three Schools, Three Approaches
Documentary segments filmed during the next school year show the Learner Teams planning and teaching arts-based lessons that grew out of work in the first six programs. Discussions at the end of the school year, facilitated by one of the workshop leaders, give the Learner Team members a chance to reflect on some of the developments in their teaching practice.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
How to Improve Stamina in Tennis
How to Improve Stamina in Tennis. Part of the series: Tennis Lessons. Building stamina for tennis involves interval training, strength training and warming up before every match or practice. Discover key exercises to help improve your tennis game with helpful advice. (2:21)
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Technology in Early Childhood Education
“ As with any learning tool, technology should be used alongside a variety of learning experiences.”
Adults consistently model for children the use of technology in everyday life.
Technology needs to be introduced to children before they can be expected to use it independently.
Instructional strategies coupled with technology can creative powerful learning experiences.
The use of technology helps children practice skills and better unde