How Nuclear Energy Works
This is a professionally-produced documentary that details how nuclear energy works. (04:37)
Energy in Science - How Does the Earth Receive Heat From the Sun?
When heat comes to Earth from the sun, various forms of radiation are absorbed in the atmosphere and converted into infrared radiation. Discover why ultraviolet rays can be more dangerous than infrared rays with information from a science teacher. This is in lecture format. (02:29)
Multigenre writing offers students a wide range of options for expressing ideas and communicating knowledge. In this session, participants examine two different, but equally successful, examples of this eclectic and engaging writing approach. (58:25)
Teaching Persuasive Writing
In this session, participants visit two middle-level classrooms to see how teachers can help young writers develop effective and authentic persuasive pieces based on their own experiences and interests - for example, using cell phones in schools or altering their homework schedule. (58:10)
Ten suggestions to help students remember their lessons. A 1:30 long video. All good ideas that are easy to follow.
How To Study For A Test
Doing well on a school test takes more than just spending a bit of time
with a book. This five minute video reviews tips such as advanced planning, what types of music might be allowed, and more. This video moves slowly and covers many good points for all students to know.
A thirty minute video about how to measure reading speed, problems with reading rapidly, and ways to read faster. There is a one minute reading speed test at the start of the video so students should have a copy of something to read before the video is shown. Explains reading speed ranges. There are several parts to the video.
How to Get Oragnized
Part of a series. This segment is about organizing for a test. Several good ideas are used, including how to organize a notebook.
What to Avoid When Studying for Exams
A one minute video that quickly reviews some ideas on how to prepare for a test. Some of the information is just the presenter's viewpoint, but it does provide some commonly held beliefs such as a quiet place to study.
How to Take Research Notes
A 1:34 minute video about taking research notes, take general interest notes before going out and finding sources for a research paper. Suggests student start by relating topic to their own interests.
How to Speed Read
A three minute video that starts with getting a starting reading rate. Next it explains scans, and what not to read. Many good points practiced. Well worth showing students.
Making Writing Meaningful
When teachers introduce subjects that matter to middle school students or allow them more freedom to choose and develop topics, the task of writing gains new meaning and purpose. In this session, participants examine how five middle-level teachers help their students connect to writing and understand its capacity to transform their own lives and the world around them. (58:25)
13.03.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TOKIO: In der von dem verheerenden Erdbeben beschädigten japanischen Atomanlage Fukushima I sind neue Probleme aufgetaucht. Nach dem Ausfall des Kühlsystems im Block 3 drohe auch hier wie am Samstag im ersten Reaktor eine Wasserstoffexplosion, sagte ein Regierungssprecher. Dabei könne der Reaktorkern aber intakt
Wealth Strategies: Data since July has no effect on election
Nov. 2 - Decision Economics' Cary Leahey says the better-than-expected October jobs report will slightly benefit President Obama, but points out that data released after July will have no effect on the vote.
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
This video is about the Cornell Note-taking System. It is a parody to
"California Gurls" by Katy Perry. The music may be a turn-off for some.
Test Taking Strategies for the SAT
What are some general test taking strategies? This 1:36 video is about some of the proven ideas on how to take the SAT test or any multiple choice test. Good for most age levels.
Traits of Top Students
This video highlights the 4 quadrants that students end up in and gives
you some tips that the “top students” already follow. The student who
knows exactly what to focus on and precisely what action to take. This is an eight minute video. The audio is weak and the explanations may need more examples in the classroom to gain a better perspective of this method.
How To Take Good Notes in Class
A 1:40 minute video that goes through tips on what notes to take in class. It includes understanding what the teacher wants, using personal notetaking, and rewriting the notes. Good for all ages, but moves too rapidly and so the teacher may want to review it twice.
Ainu, First People of Japan - The Original and First Japanese
Ainu, First Peoples of Japan. The Ainu arrived in Japan maybe 14,000 years ago, 10,000 years before the Japanese. They were killed, enslaved and driven off their lands, taking refuge in the northern islands of Japan where they now number less than 25,000. This video slideshow is accompanied by native music and is narrated by words on the screen. (07:23)