Speed Reading Practice #1
This clip leads you through a technique to help increase your speed reading skills. Learn simple exercises that will help to accelerate the reading speed you already have. You will need a piece of paper and pen for this exercise.
Teaching Kids Words that End with Consonant Blends
Learn how to teach kids words that end with consonant blends,
like: lk, lt, nd and ng, and the different sounds they make; get more
tips about home schooling kids in this free education video.
This video concerning the characters of a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson University.
Amazing Grace: Horrors of the Middle Passage
THIS VIDEO RECREATES WHAT HAPPENED WHEN AFRICANS WERE
KIDNAPPED FROM THEIR HOMES AND FORCED INTO SLAVERY. IT IS NOT EASY TO
WATCH. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.
Kidnapped Africans, captured as slaves, endured unimaginably horrific conditions aboard ship. Sent from their African homelands to a “new world” not their own, many died during the crossing. Sick people were deliberately drowned. (Part of the Movie Armistad.)
Learn about Distance Formula and Pythagorean Theorem
Learn Distance Formula and Pythagorean Theorem - The instructor in this video teaches how to use the distance formula and the Pythagorean theorem. (07:14) The instructor uses computer software for demonstration.
(4/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
About Eric Rohmann
This clip is about Author/Illustrator study about Eric Rohmann. His books have won Caldecott awards. Learn about his background, books he has written and his illustrations. The narrator says he starts his books with pictures and then writes the words later. Excerpts are read from his books and illustrations are shown.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man elected four times as President of the United States. His legs paralyzed by polio, he led a crippled nation through the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II with eternal optimism and lifted the spirits of millions of Americans, offering a "New Deal" to the American people, he forever changed the role of the Federal government and left a profound mark on the 20th century. (2 minutes)
Computers - What Is a Microprocessor?
A microprocessor is the central processing unit on a computer and is a chip embedded on the system's motherboard. Learn more about what a microprocessor is and how it handles all the mathematical and logical calculations on a computer with tips from an IT and computer specialist in this video on computer technology. There are English captions at the bottom. (1:11)
Expert: Robert Vicencio
Bio: Robert Vicencio has worked in information technology (IT) for over 15 years.
An enchanting bird believed extinct mysteriously reappears ... maybe. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the series NOVA ScienceNOW. (06:52)
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 5
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip.
Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence.
Michelle Obama: Meeting and Falling in Love with Future Husband: Barack Obama
Michelle Obama describes how she met and fell in love with Barack Obama.
President Obama's Life in Pictures
This slide show features images of the future president's life. This would be a good show for younger students and for those who are writing a biography of his life. It would also be good for a compare and contrast essay when viewed with photographs of other presidents.
What is Black History Month? Part 1 of 4
This is the 1st video in a series of 4 that talks about famous Black Americans and their achievements. This video contains information about Sammy Knox who was the first African-American to paint the President's portrait.(1:14)
Use A Cell Phone As A Webcam
This tutorial covers the steps on how to turn a Windows enabled mobile phone into a Webcam that you can stream over the internet. (4:14)
Birth of a Polar Bear - BBC Wildlife
Witness these amazing shots as a polar bear gives birth in this hibernation hole. The scenes are not graphic. The images were taken just after birth while inside a hibernation cave.
This video explains the parallel structure concept and provides many examples. In the video the narrator explains parallel structure means that parts of a sentences that have the same grammatical function and have the same grammatical form. She reviews some correct and incorrect examples.
Speaks for itself. I took suggestions from the audience, then selected a song and improvised a dance routine.
National Anthem of Australia- words and music
A video version of "Advance Australia Fair," the national anthem of Australia. Very useful for learning the words - straightforward.
Becoming an Actress : How to Audition to Become an Actress
Auditioning to become an actress requires preparation for different types of auditions, such as gaining improv skills, preparing a musical number or choreographing a dance routine. Find out what is necessary for auditions with advice from an accomplished and award-winning actress in this free video on acting.