J.R.R. Tolkien reads from 'The Lord of the Rings' #1
This is an audio clip of J.R.R. Tolkien reading from 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Chapter IV: Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit
Fire as a Symbol in Lord of the Flies
The Lord of the Flies is a story of young boys between the ages of 6 and 12 who are stranded on a deserted island with no adults. This video looks at how fire was used as a symbol in the story, Lord of the flies.
James and the Giant Peach
Scenes at the zoo from James The Giant Peach is read. This is a slide show with illustrations and photos to go with what is being read.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond Skit
This is a clip of students acting out The Witch of Blackbird Pond in their classroom. This is the part where she is on trial for witch accusations.
Olympian Goddesses of Ancient Greek Mythology
A video that gives a brief summary of the olympian goddesses of ancient greek mythology. Also, there are images to enhance the brief summary of each goddess.
This video is a skit by two students demonstrating how to use a rounding rhyme to determine whether to round up or down. The students show an example of rounding to the thousands, hundreds, and tens place. The example problems are completed using a SmartBoard. The audio can be difficult to hear at times during the video.
A lesson for Grade 12 about Translations. A teacher demonstrates examples of translations on a computer screen. Teacher asks questions from students on solving problems on translation. Questions are taken live over the phone from a viewer of the show.
Interactive Math Lesson-How to Plot Numbers
This is a brief, introductory video in which the instructor uses how tp plot numbers with a whiteboard.
Solving Inequalities in One Variable: Part 1 of 2
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to solve linear inequalities in one variable. This video is part 1 of 2 and several problems are solved and plotted on a number line.
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
Piano Lesson - How to Play the A major scale (left hand)
2.5 minute video of overhead view of pianist playing the A major scale in the left hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes of the scale. Good for beginners.
Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism in China
This 16 minute video looks at the origins and practice of China's three traditional schools of thought. Together these three teachings comprise the roots of Chinese civilization and culture. This video explains how these three sometimes work together make a play of opposites and the beliefs in finding a common way. Very good video.
Mormon belief Mormons believe God speaks
Mormon belief: Mormons believe God speaks. Mormons believe the Bible is the word of God. Mormons believe the Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ. Each Mormon believes in continuing revelation from God. Mormons believe that God still speaks to prophets today. (Mormon Mormons Mormonism) Mormon Apostle, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave this testimony of continuing revelation and Mormon beliefs at the April 2008 Mormon (LDS) general conference. The LDS Church is commonly known as the Morm
A Virtual Tour of Martin Luther King's Birthplace
At this website there will be a map of the home. Click on a room of the house and a photograph will appear. Use your mouse to look around the room, or use the controls to zoom in and out. There is also some text that describes the rooms and provides a little background.
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
Algebra: An Introduction to Exponents
In this very short clip, the instructor, Ed Burger, uses humor to introduce exponents. The instructor is in the corner of the screen while writing equations. (01:51) Clear and easy to understand.
Teaching Reading with Flash Cards
Learn how to use flash cards to teach kids to read through homeschooling in this home schooling and tutoring video. Expert teacher, Matt Nisjak, gives clear step by step instructions on how to utilize this strategy with your children.
French Lesson - Dans la Ville (In the City), Part 1
Learn French by learning vocabulary words for buildings in the city. As the native French speaker recites the words, the words and the appropriate images appear. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. This video features a picture within the picture, so the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see the smaller image.
The Metric System
Learn about the relationships between units in the metric system and
how to represent quantities using different units. Estimate and measure
quantities of length, mass, and capacity, and solve measurement
Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry
Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance
indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and
transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the
relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and
height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems
involving right triangles.