Billie Holiday singing "I wished on the moon"
I wished on the Moon --Billie Holiday 1935
20 year old Billie Holiday sings in a first session with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra on July 2 1935 in New York. Next to Teddy on piano the All Star Band consists of Benny Goodman clarinet, Roy Eldridge trumpet, Ben Webster tenor sax, John Truehart guitar, John Kirby bass and Cozy Cole drums. Jazz promotor John Hammond heard Billie for the first time in New York's Monette club in 1933 and wrote in Melody Maker: "Billie although only 18, she weigh
What Is a Balanced Approach to Reading?
A balanced approach to reading should include phonemic awareness
instruction, phonetics instruction, fluency instruction, vocabulary
instruction and comprehension instruction. Learn from an English specialist about having the student and teacher read aloud in this clip.
Best Books for Children Who Are Learning to Read
The best books for children who are learning to read will have
repetitive words, predictable rhyme schemes, highly interesting topics
and engaging illustrations. Learn how to introduce young readers to Dr. Seuss books from an instructor in this video clip.
Melissa and Elizabeth-->
From Dragonfly TV. After watching a news report on the destruction caused by a tornado in Siren, Wisconsin, Melissa and Elizabeth were curious about how tornado experts study tornado damage. So they asked permission from Siren city officials to visit the town and examine the evidence. Their question to be investigated: How do you determine the strength of a tornado?
Engineering an Empire - France Part 1-Napoleon
This video is about how France became a great Empire. It talks about the architecture of the Country and the Royalty who had them the buildings built. It also talks about the fact the France pioneered new ways of fighting in war. France's quest for perfection led them to build on an unimaginable scale which led to revolution. Napoleon wanted an empire to rival Rome.(8:31)
Engineering an Empire - France part 4/5
This video is about how France became a great Empire. It talks about the architecture of the country and the Royalty who had them the buildings built. Explosives were used to build the first tunnel It also talks about the fact the France pioneered new ways of fighting in war.(9:11)
How To Quilt – A Beginner’s Guide to Quilting
This 2:43 minute video teach how to quilt. It requires some specific equipment and is not designed for those who just use a need and thread and material. Some good tips are presented. For older students.
Pop Art Compilation
This video is a simple art compilation. It includes artists like Andy Warhol, Karel Appel, Jackson Pollock from the pop art era and many more. There is a famous Andy Warhol quote at the end. No text to identify anything about the pictures. (1:50)
Video clip of basic landform pictures.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Number Of Bones In Human Body
Shows basic structure of the skeleton. Narration with simple skeletal diagram. Very brief overview. Grades 6-12. 37 min.
Effects of Smoking
This video uses simple animation and animation to show the dangers and the effects to the respiratory system by smoking. Run time 01:57.
Marie Curie Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography of Marie Curie, a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
My Three Swamis
I came to India looking for a sage. I found it hidden in the souls of
three adolescent girls sold into slavery. Meet the Rescue Foundation, a
non-profit dedicated to freeing girls from Mumbai brothels.
Romeo and Juliet, Part 1 of 3
An animated cartoon adaptation of the great classic play by William Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. Part 1 of 3 (10:11)
Traveling to Ethiopia
A guide to traveling in Ethiopia. History, culture, and historical landmarks in Ethiopia.
Spam is unsolicated e-mail. Most spam is a type of advertising or repeated off topic messages to newsgroups. You will see what is legal and illegal as it relates to spam. You will also learn what you can do to help combat it. (5:31)
Tools, delete cookies are the easiest way to delete those little pieces of information that are left behind on your computer. If you leave them it can slow down your computer and make it easier for someone to get your personal information. This video shows you how to delete that information.
Do you ever feel that someone is watching what you are doing when you are on the Internet? In 2004, about 26 spyware programs were running on people's computers without you knowing it. Sometimes something as simple as IMing you can get spyware. It can lead to a system failure. This video shows you the 3 types and how to fight spyware.
Rome's Ancient Neighborhood
Have you ever wondered what the Roman's of today are really like? In this video, you will meet the true Romans of Rome in the neighborhood of Trastevere. This video provides a good description of communities in transition. (02:44)