Elise Howard reads Neil Gaiman's Speech for The Graveyard Book
Jonathan Hunt, a librarian for the Modesto City Schools district
in California, presents the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Fiction to The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Elise Howard, vice
president and associate publisher at HarperCollins Childrens Books,
reads Gaiman's remarks (which begin with audio of his acceptance) at
the ceremony on October 2 at the Boston Athenaeum in Boston,
Great Expectations 9/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 9 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Picking a Pre-School
In this professionally-produced video, learn how kids and parents can both benefit from preschool, get tips for what to look for when choosing a pre-school, and understand what types of preschools you should avoid.
Letters, Numbers, Shapes, and Colors
This video is designed to teach letter, number, shape, and color recognition and pronunciation to preschool children without overstimulating them. Letters, numbers (1-20), shapes (circle, triangle, square, diamond, pentegon, hexegon, octogon, star, and arrow), and colors are shown a dark screen while the pronunciation is heard in a slow, calm voice. Run time 08:00.
Who is Missing?: Preschool Games
Who is Missing?: Preschool Games. Part of the series: Games for Pre-School. Have your class cover their eyes and remove one person from the class. Who is missing? A fun game for preschool kids or little children in this video!
Re-imagining Reading: Building Happy and Successful ESL Readers
'Reading is sometimes a hard skill to teach. Students, especially
beginners, find reading difficult and even boring, changing that
becomes a real challenge for any ESL teacher.'
Pop Quiz: Parent Involvement
How well are you doing at being involved in your child's education?
Goal Setting - Kids Need It
Help your child learn how to set and achieve goals. (01:27)
Claymation Presentation-Echo and Narcissus
Claymation Short video depicting story of Echo and Narcissus. Audio is good and claymation is creative (Running Time 5:49).
Olympian Gods of Ancient Greek Mythology
This seven minute video is an excellent overview of the Greek Gods. A list of the gods so that the students could take notes would be of benefit. Summary:
There are 12 gods and goddesses who reside in Mount Olympus, these gods have influenced everything today such as the battle
of Troy. The War God, Ares, is bloodthirsty and loves war. He is ruthless and feared by many. Another god, Hephaestus, was one of the only ugly gods on Mount Olympus. It is said that Zeus, the god
Students learn that a bar graph is a visual way to display and
compare numerical data (such as the population of different southern
states). The bars of a bar graph are drawn in relation to a horizontal
axis and a vertical axis, and a bar graph can have either vertical or
horizontal bars. Students are then asked to create bar graphs using
given data, and answer questions based on given bar graphs.
Interactive Math Lesson-How to Plot Numbers
This is a brief, introductory video in which the instructor uses how tp plot numbers with a whiteboard.
This video explains how isosceles triangles have at least two congruent sides and at least two congruent angles. The congruent sides, called legs, form the vertex angle. The other two congruent angles are the base angles. Isosceles triangles are used in the regular polygon area formula and isosceles right triangles are known as 45-45-90 triangles. (1:24)
Isosceles Triangle Properties
In isosceles (and equilateral) triangles, a segment drawn from the vertex angle to the opposite side is the altitude, angle bisector and median. This video explains how isosceles triangle properties are used in many proofs and problems where the student must realize that, for example, an altitude is also a median or an angle bisector to find a missing side or angle. (1:03)
Learn About Domestic Animals
This simple animation (with the help of a talking elephant that drives) introduces young learners to animals that live on farms and in homes.
Conquistadors - The Fall of the Aztecs 5/5
In the decade before the Spanish arrived in Mexico, Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and his people were filled with a sense of foreboding. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.
Lowering Your Healthier Cholesterol
Doctor gives tips on how to lower your overall cholesterol through diet, exercise, and smoking cessation. Short video with specific ways to take charge of your heart health. 58 sec.
Heart Attack in 3-D
This video shows an animation about how a healthy heart works. Once an artery becomes blocked the muscle can't pump properly. Description of a heart attack showing how a blood clot damages coronary tissue. Color animation with sound. (0:47)
SID THE SCIENCE KID-"Clean It Up!"
In this activity, the kids cover their hands in dirt and try to wipe off the dirt using just a rag. Then they try to clean off the dirt using soap and water. After observing that the dirt comes off much better with soap and water, they see the purpose of washing your hands! (4:10)
Human Anatomy - Working of Neurons
This is a short (3:16), computer-animated video on the central nervous system.