This video is from The Math Party National Standards Program and features a catchy tune to help students remember the rules of multiplying positive and negative numbers.
Multiplying Negative numbers
This video offers an explanation of multiplying with negative numbers. This video is suitable for viewing on mobile devices and can be followed with or without audio accompaniment.
Cubes and Containers
Kindergarteners sort Unifix cubes in various ways, focusing on the
properties of the objects’ similarities and differences. By creating
patterns, children develop an early understanding of geometry. NCTM
standards: concepts of whole number operations, number sense and
numeration, communication, reasoning.
Physical Changes and Conservation of Matter
The video opens with children in the Science Studio observing a common magic trick in which matter seems to disappear. As they try to follow the button that vanishes from their field of vision, the Author(s):
Heat and Temperature What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
Green's Theorem Proof (Part 2)
The instructor continues his discussion in Part 2 of the proof of Green's Theorem. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
Connecting With the Arts: Reflecting On Our Practice
This program explores methods for assessing instructional practice. Participants will see teachers reflecting alone and interacting with colleagues to evaluate and refine their planning and teaching. To conclude, the discussion group models a protocol that allows teachers to draw on the expertise of colleagues to refine their practice.
The Quantum Mechanical Universe
A last, lingering look at where we've been, and perhaps a timid glance into the future, marks the close of the series The Mechanical Universe and Beyond.
How to Learn to Write English
Learning to write English begins with reading stories and
understanding basic sentence structure. Understand how young children can begin to write in English with information from an experienced English tutor in this video.
Homeschooling Information : Earning a GED at Home
Earning a GED at home requires using computer programs and textbooks as study materials, and signing up to take the exam. Get a graduate equivalency diploma at home with advice from a homeschool specialist. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Lesson on Writing a Descriptive Essay About a Place
An English lesson about writing a descriptive essay. A sample narrative essay called "My Fantasy Room" is analyzed for structure and the thesis and supporting paragraph details are discussed. The sample essay words are hard to see on the screen but the narrator describes it well.
This is a video with tips on how to get your children excited about writing a letter
This video clips explains how to use long division to divide a polynomial by another polynomial, in this case a binomial of lower degree. When dividing polynomials, we set up the problem the same way as any long division problem, but are careful of terms with zero coefficients. (2:02)
Medical Equipment in the Civil War
In the Civil War, medical equipment was very different from
modern times, as whiskey was used to clean wounds, lancets were used to remove bullets and saws were used for amputation. Find out why infection was so common in the Civil War in this clip narrated by an American history teacher.
The Louisiana Purchase
This video is accompanied by text. "After the malicious campaigning of the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson focused on reconciling the colonies and restoring the principles of the Revolution of 1776. “We have called by different names brethren of the same principle,” he declared in his first inaugural address. “We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.” The tall and lanky politician was, in many ways, the opposite of his short and rotund predecessor.
Unlike Federalist lead
Geography of East Asia
Learn the geography of East Asia in a fun and memorable way! A song that teaches about the geography of Asia .
Discovery Atlas: India: Geography
India is about a third the size of the United States, yet it holds an amazing range of climate and landscape. This video shows and explains the tremendous differences in land and climate and the importance of the monsoon. (2:49)
Geography of Japan
This is a slide show (no narration) about the geography of Japan. Yhe slide show includes the different landforms and water forms that can be found in the area. The viewer may have to open the images to 'full screen' as many of the slides have detailed maps.
David Shannon Interview - (No, David!)
David Shannon says as a child he always read books and drew pictures to go along with them. When he does a book, he says it is like directing a movie, he makes everything in the pictures reinforce the story in some way, such as color, mood, and tone of the story. The story "No, David!" was a story he wrote when he was younger, his mom had kept the book. He tried to change it by putting in more words, but it didn't work. The book reflects the many ways adults say no. Author's head talking. (6:5
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "In the seventeenth century, philosopher John Locke wrote about natural law, which gives individuals rights that are part of the natural order of life rather than assigned by a ruler. Thomas Jefferson incorporated this concept into the Declaration of Independence in an attempt to point out the abuses made by the British government and prevent similar offenses from occurring in an independent America. Jefferson