Short Vowel and Silent E Explained with Phonics Faces
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces can be used to easily show the principle of short vowels, and how a silent e changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Great for beginning readers or any person, young or old, who has difficulty understanding phonics.
Part 1 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. He gives tips and ideas for learning activities for children. This is part 1 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
Using Literature to Teach Reading
Literature can be used to teach children how to read by involving them in activities that establish positive attitudes towards reading. Discover how literature can help to free a child's imagination so that they can make their own interpretation with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this video on reading.
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Anarchy and Economy part 2 -Adam Smith
This part deals with Adam Smith, a hero of market anarchists. Unfortunately, Adam Smith was not by any means a true market anarchist. He said there were cases when government intervention would be useful.
Basic Economics (pt. 2)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns the marketplace and the exchange of goods and/or money for items available.
Economics Scarcity and Opportunity Cost
This is a two minute video that explains what opportunity cost is and what it means. Very good explanation, but the sound is a bit weak. A good video to show students when explaining this economic concept. I use it to also teach decision making in terms of homework and other obligations as well as needs and wants.
Las grandes rebajas de Daisy (Disney, Minnie y Daisy)
Disney Cartoon- Corto "Las Grandes Rebajas de Daisy" (Disney) con Minnie y Daisy.
Atomic Bomb Test
Footage of United States atomic bomb test in 1953
Song: He knows my name
A religious song about "our maker". There are religious images and landscapes shown in a video and the lyrics are shown as the song goes.
Performing "The Walrus Hunt"
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, shows how students in Anchorage, Alaska, develop a song and dance to tell about a walrus hunt. Their goal in creating this dance is to connect with their Yup'ik and Iñupiaq cultures, help preserve the cultures for future generations, and express their joy in being part of those cultures. To share their dance with others, the students produce a music video of their work, excerpts of which appear in this video. Closed captioni
Louisiana Flag and Anthem The Louisiana’s flag design consists of the pelican group from the state seal, in white and gold, and a white ribbon bearing the state motto, "Union, Justice, and Confidence", on a field of a solid blue. Flag was adopted in 1912. The anthem: “Give Me Louisiana” was written by Doralice Fontane and composed by Dr. John Croom. With this video you can see the flag and hear the anthem. Good for all students.
The Louisiana’s flag design consists of the pelican group from the state seal, in white and gold, and a white ribbon bearing the state motto, "Union, Justice, and Confidence", on a field of a solid blue. Flag was adopted in 1912. The anthem: “Give Me Louisiana” was written by Doralice Fontane and composed by Dr. John Croom. With this video you can see the flag and hear the anthem. Good for all students.
Minnesota State Flag and Song
The state flag of Minnesota is shown against a blue sky. The Minnesota state flag is royal blue, with a gold fringe. In the center of the flag is the state seal. Around the state seal is a wreath of the state flower, the lady slipper. Three dates are woven into the wreath: 1858, the year Minnesota became a state; 1819, the year F
The Thacker Mountain Radio Show in Oxford, Mississippi
Thacker Mountain Radio takes place in the evening at a local book store. Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover what makes Thacker Mountain Radio Show in Oxford, Mississippi so special. Run time 06:15.
Nebraska Facts Quiz
Learn some very interesting and entertaining facts about Nebraska laws in this true/false facts quiz about Nebraska. (Amateur video of unusual facts)
Weird US / Texas trip
In this video the narrators go to Texas, in the video they visit Cadillac Ranch and the Cross in Groom, Texas. Video is good quality and has information for students studying these areas of the United States.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park - With over 250 active hot springs, amongst them Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park is home to some of nature's most amazing wildlife and rare geological phenomenon. Yellowstone was the first National Park in the United States. (02:13)
First joint interview of 41st and 43rd presidents - Father and Son P - 1
US Presidents Bush (#41) and Bush (#43) Give Historical Father-Son Presidential Interview -FOX NEWS
This is a spin on the traditional game of using numbers and operations to form an expression equal to a certain number. The game uses dominoes and multiple target numbers.
CBS News: Obama Wins Election
"Breaking News:" CBS News projects that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will become the next President of the United States. Katie Couric discusses this historic event. Shows Grant Park before speech.
Short " A" Song - Hooked on Phonics
A catchy rock and roll song accompanies this animated cartoon video from "Hooked on Phonics". It focuses on the short vowel "a." (:45)