Los Angeles 1984: The Games of the XXIII Olympiad The Games of the XXIII Olympiad, from Los Angeles, USA. These Games are known for the fourteen country boycott led by the USSR. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the only stadium to host the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony twice, the first time in 1932. Romania was the only Warsaw Pact nation to compete. Carl Lewis of the U.S. won four gold medals in track and field, in the same events as Jesse Owens did in 1936. Gymnas
The Games of the XXIII Olympiad, from Los Angeles, USA. These Games are known for the fourteen country boycott led by the USSR. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the only stadium to host the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony twice, the first time in 1932. Romania was the only Warsaw Pact nation to compete. Carl Lewis of the U.S. won four gold medals in track and field, in the same events as Jesse Owens did in 1936. Gymnas
Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
This video is accompanied by text. "As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs.
To make the workplace more equitable, President Lyndon Baines Johnson issued an executive order in 1965 requiring that all federal contractors implement "affirmative action" hiring practices towards women and minorities. This meant
Judaism in America
This is a video accompanied by a slide presentation. There is an interview with Rabbi Levi who talk about traditions and Judaism in America. There is some historical background and there is reference to Sabbath and other traditions.
Duct Tape Crafts: Duct Tape School Folder and Notebook
This 3:40 long video slowly shows students how to use a variety of colored rolls of duct tape into usable school notebooks. This would be an expensive project and the tape does easily stick to practically anything, so this requires patience and good coordination.
How to Determine the Value of a Coin
This clip shows how to determine the value of a coin. An antique store owner explains that it depends on several factors, including what the coin is made from, if the coin has a mint mistake and if the coin is rare. he gives tips for understand the grading system of coins.
Elements Used in Coins
Learn about a variety of elements are used in coins. An antique store owner explains the most common elements being gold, silver, copper, nickel and occasionally aluminum and bronze. He gives resources to find information about coins.
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.
Writing Short Stories-Advice from Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut gives 8 pieces of advice to other writers for developing the plot of the short story. Vonnegut voice is accompanied by fabulous photos of Vonnegut's life. (1:29)
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)