Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, Part 6
The original special from 1978, featuring old school Sesame Street humans and Muppets.
How Many Rainbows?
This is a fun song in which the student learns color recognition through rainbows.
The Orange Song
This video introduces the color orange. Words appear at the bottom of the screen and are highlighted as the words are sung. Photographs are shown that match the words. Some of the lyrics include "O-R-A-N-G-E, how I love the color orange". Photos include oranges, harvest moon, pumpkins, and leaves. Content is appropriate for our young learners. (0:54)
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (3of 5) with Janine Jansen
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. (08:45)
Discovering the Internet: The History of the Internet
Episode 1 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the history of the Internet. It has only been around for about 40 years. In the beginning it was used for the military. Today it is used by everyone for many different reasons.
Macworld Video: DragThing
Watch Macworld Video: DragThing. In this episode of Macworld Video, Jason Snell gives you a brief tour of DragThing, what its Docks look like, and what it can do. (6:53)
Transformations - Rotation - A Virtual Manipulative
With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore Rotations ("Turns") as transformations of the plane. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista - Microsoft Desktop History
I start up Virtual Machines of Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista.
Windows 1.0 - Announced November 1983
Windows 1.0 - Released November 1985
Windows 2.0 - Released December 1987
Windows 3.1 - Released April 1992
Windows 95 - Released August 1995
Windows 98 - June 1998
Windows 98SE - Released May 1999
Windows 2000 - February 2000
Windows ME - September 2000
Windows XP -
Beginner's Guide to FTP
If you're interested in setting up your own website, you'll need to upload files to your hosting company. This film explains what uploading and FTP are, and how to do it.
Your website's files aren't hosted on your computer; they're hosted on a server which is probably miles away from you. You need to get your website's files up to the server in order for your website to go live.
This is done by ftp, which stands for “File Transfer Protocol”. Through the control pane
HTML Basics (#9)
Most websites are written in HTML-hypertext markup Language. Web browsers understand this markup language of the web and allow the page to be shown. By knowing some of this language you can tweek your webpages.
Platonic Solids - Slicing - A Virtual Manipulative
Discover shapes and relationships between slices of the platonic solids. This virtual manipulative displays a Platonic solid on the left and on the right the outlined cross-sectional slice formed by a plane cutting through the solid. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Leek's Rainy Day (for Young Learners) Leek doesn't like the rain falling on his leaves, which is not a good thing when you're one of the only things left in the veggie patch in rainy March. He searches fruitlessly for somewhere to hide from the rain, but all the good places are used up by other people who are really enjoying the rain and mud. Eventually the rain stops and he realizes that the rain has actually cle
Leek doesn't like the rain falling on his leaves, which is not a good thing when you're one of the only things left in the veggie patch in rainy March. He searches fruitlessly for somewhere to hide from the rain, but all the good places are used up by other people who are really enjoying the rain and mud. Eventually the rain stops and he realizes that the rain has actually cle
Flash Burnout, young adult novel by L.K. Madigan, book trailer
This video, narrated by a teenage boy, begins with the sentence "Welcome to high school, the most vicious jungle known to man." This is a one-minute book trailer created by three high school students - Jennifer Gessel, Baleigh Janusik and Katrina Ruppel - for the book by L.K. Madigan, Flash Burnout. It was a finalist in the American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Division's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest. Film
Total Twitter Tutorial
Sue of the Sue and Steve Show helps you get up and running on twitter. It can be daunting in the beginning and Sue simplifies the process of setting up a twitter account. Once you have signed up you can go to search.twitter.com to find people to follow.
Distance Formula Upside Down
Formula for calculating the distance between two points on a co-ordinate plane -- from a different perspective. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable.
Introduction to the body parts for children to learn about head, eyes, nose, ear, mouth, hands, legs, stomach, neck, heart, arm, fingers, thumb, foot, and feet. Run time 13:00.
Valley of the Kings Cemetery 1550 BC Egypt
Video showing the present day Valley of the Kings Cemetery with narration describing the history of the cemetery.
Helpful YouTube Tutorial
With all the changes happening wih YouTube, I give you an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to use the site. You will see how to comment on the video. Scroll down to find the comment section where you can add your comments by clicking on the post comment.
Impact of an Oil Spill
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the impact of oil spills on the environment, how oil spills are tracked, and what is used to clean up oil spills. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquir