Classroom Case Studies, 6–8
Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6–8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6–8 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 6–8 students.
What's Wrong with History?
Understand how students are missing key concepts in history. (01:25)
Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)
6th Grade American History and State Standards
This is from Nebraska Star Standard and goes into detail about what the standards cover and how they should be covered in this two minute video. It would be useful for teachers in other states is the standards are similar.
Exploring Borderland-Unit 2
Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa tells us that the border is "una herida
abierta [an open wound] where the lifeblood of two worlds is merging to form a third country — a border culture." This program explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the
literature of Spanish colonization. Learning activities that go with this lesson can be found at: http://www.learner.org/amerpass/unit02/index.html
Declaring Independence, 1710-1850-Unit 4
The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Masculine Heros-American Expansion, 1820-1900-Unit 5
In 1898, Frederick Jackson Turner declared the frontier the defining
feature of American culture, but American authors had uncovered its
significance much earlier. This program turns to three key writers of
the early national period (James Fenimore Cooper, John Rollin Ridge, and Walt Whitman) and examines the influential visions of American manhood offered by each author.
Race and Identity in Antebellum America-Unit 7
How has slavery shaped the American llterary imagination and American identity? This episode turns to the classic slave narratives of Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass, and the fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe. What rhetorical strategies do their works use to construct an authentic and authoritative American self?
How to Teach Place Value
The instructor recommends using tokens of different colors to teach students about place value. The instructor then changes from using tokens to using a whiteboard for further clarification. (02:45)
The Effects of Hormones and the Environment on Brain Development
This module presents some startling and significant findings relating to the effects of sex hormones on brain development. Beginning with in utero photography and then visiting an animal laboratory, this module shows how Dr. Marian Diamond’s ground-breaking research has revealed structural differences in the brains of men and women, as well as factors influe
One of Journey North's most popular migration--that of the monarch butterflies is featured in this program. Journey North
Workshop 6: Force Against Force
Magnets stick to other magnets and to metal objects made of iron or steel. How much force is required to break the attraction between two magnets? In this workshop, fourth-grade students explore ways to balance the force of magnetism against the force of gravity. A magnet placed in a cup on one side of a pan-balance is stuck to a stationary magnet beneath the cup. When e
Learn English with Pictures and Audio - Fun and Entertainment
26 English words with photographs and audio. In this clips the words deal with fun and entertainment. The narrator says each word twice and the word and picture are shown on the slide.
Learn French-Learn 10 Sentences, Part 7
Learn 10 simple French sentences. Each sentence is said by a native French speaker 3 times. When the head on the right side 'blinks', that is the time for the viewer to say the sentence aloud. Each sentence is accompanied by an appropriate image. The video would be better served if there was a English translation.
(Some examples of simple sentences included: He relaxes. He dresses. He steals a radio.) [NOTE: There is stereotypical image of a black male who is stealing a radio. I can o
How to Grip a Tennis Racket
How to Grip a Tennis Racket. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Gripping a tennis racket is typically done with a continental or semi-Western grip. Grip a tennis racket with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
Argument Essay Writing 1 of 4
A lesson where we write an argument essay together following IELTS guidelines. This is the first video in the series and discusses the writing question and how to choose/organize your ideas. (9:15)
Different Functions of Money
Different Functions of Money. Part of the series: Finance & Investment Tips. Money can be used for basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, with discretionary income being used for investment or recreation. Learn more about the different uses of money.
Envelope Money Management System
This video explains using an envelope/cash system to budget monthly items such as gas and spending money. The labeled envelopes and pretend money are shown , and a narrator explains the process. ( This video could be used to show younger students how to divide their allowance, gifts, etc., into different spending categories.) ( 3:52)
br cr gr fr tr pr dr - Phonics - Consonant Blends
Blending two phonemes together to make a cluster sound. this slide show goes over br,cr,gr,tr,pr,and dr consonant blends with the narrator making the consonant blend sound and saying words with pictures that make that sound.
History of Egypt: Romans Times to the Present
This three minute video explains who the Muslims took over Egypt and the events that occured in that country from the time of the Roman conquest to the Suez Canal and its impact on the people. The video ends abruptly after Great Britain declares Egypt independent.