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.
'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
Persepolis Recreated-Part 4 of 5
Persepolis once stood where present day Iran is located. This documentary is suitable for high school students. "Archaeological evidence shows that the earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. André Godard, the French archaeologist who excavated Persepolis in the early 1930s, believed that Cyrus the Great chose the site of Persepolis, but that Darius the Great built the terrace and the great palaces" (Persepolis, Wikipedia, 2009).
Essay Game Show on Narrative Writingpart 2
This is part 2 of 2 of a mock game show that judges essays of students. This program will enhance student writing skills by helping them improve in organization, content, word choice, voice, and sentence fluency.
Rate-Time-Distance, Problem 5
The instructor solves this word problem using uniform motion rt=d formula: A car and a bus set out at 2 pm from the same spot, headed in the same direction. The average speed of the car is twice the average speed of the bus. After 2 hours, the car is 68 miles ahead of the bus. Find the rate of the bus and the car. Answer: Bus speed: 34 mph; Car speed: 68 mph
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows XP keyboard shortcuts are great ways of making efficient use of your time online and on your computer. The video features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
An overview of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The computer has changed everything that we do. It is the single most important invention since the second half of the 20th century. (6:51)
Gravity Wave Clouds
Lapse of gravity wave action from the Tama, Iowa KCCI-TV webcam on 6 May 2007. A gravity wave is a cloud form created by atmospheric standing waves. These waves are created as stable air flows over a moutain range, and can with er form above or in the lee of the range. As an air mass travels through the wave, it undergoes repeated uplife and descent. If there is enough moisture in the atmosphere, clouds will form at the crests of these waves. No narration. Run time 0:33.
Rounding Whole Numbers, Part 3 of 3
Mr. Khan uses a number line to show how to round to the nearest TEN using a four-digit number. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (01:28)
Facts of Congress - Checks and Balances
Provides a brief discussion of the checks and balances within the federal government instituted by the Framers. Appropriate for classroom use, middle school...
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.
Learn About the Last Will of William Shakespeare
The Last Will of William Shakespeare - Learn about William Shakespeare's last will after his death and what it really meant. (04:41)
Learn English Through Song- Lesson 40- Same Sound Endings
Learn English same sound endings through the song, "Greenfields" by Brothers Four. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary,
pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this slide show the lyrics
are shown for "Greenfields" with all the same sound ending words from the lyrics shown. More songs at learn-to-speak-english-esl.com. Good quality video appropriate for all students, not just ESL.
Know Who You are Speaking To Prevent Communication Offenses
Many offenses could be avoided in communication by simply being aware of who you are speaking to. Learn how to prevent offenses in this clip.
Japanese Dancers in DC
Taiko performance/Dance performance in Washington DC. (1:35)
This video features a catchy song adding 1 to other numerals. (1 + 1, 1 + 2. etc.) Great for visual and aural younger learners. [Note: : 1 + 7 has a reference to 'Angels come from Heaven.')
Estimating Sums and Differences Students learn to estimate a sum or difference by first rounding each numeral to the place specified in the problem. For example, to estimate 4,909 + 3,217 by rounding each number to the nearest thousand, first round 4,909 up to 5,000, and round 3,217 down to 3,000, then add 5,000 + 3,000 to get 8,000. Teacher stands at white board to model problems and explain her work. (1:
Students learn to estimate a sum or difference by first rounding each numeral to the place specified in the problem. For example, to estimate 4,909 + 3,217 by rounding each number to the nearest thousand, first round 4,909 up to 5,000, and round 3,217 down to 3,000, then add 5,000 + 3,000 to get 8,000. Teacher stands at white board to model problems and explain her work. (1:
How to Read and Make Pictographs
This whiteboard presentation show student how to make and interpret pictographs. The teacher narrator begins with a data chart and shows students how to create a pictograph. In the second section, the off-screen teacher shows how to use a pictograph to solve a word problem. This is a great resource to introduce or to re-teach this important skill. (5:57)
Tally Charts and Frequency Tables
In this whiteboard presentation, the teacher narrator shows how to create a tally chart and then use the tally chart to create a frequency chart. Next, the teacher demonstrates how to answer the word problem using the frequency table.