How to Teach English Alphabets to Nursery Children
Teaching English alphabet letters to nursery children can be done
through song, drawing, writing and sculpting. Find ways to help children absorb the alphabet from an experienced English tutor in this video.
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Talks to Fifth Graders Part 2
Part 2 of Award winning illustrator, E.B Lewis giving a talk to Hidden Oak Elementary fifth graders on the importance of "Finding Your Passion" in life.
Achilles Book One- Life
This is part 1 of the the life of Achilles. Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles also has the attributes of being the most handsome of the heroes assembled against Troy. His life story is depicted through ancient artwork with text at the bottom about his life with background music.
A lesson for kids to learn beginning English body parts words with this fun and entertaining animated video clip. In the lesson children can study, practice, and review body part words.
Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
Rounding Whole Numbers, Part 1 of 3
Mr. Khan uses a number line to show how to round to the nearest hundred. 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. (04:23)
Graphing an Equation in Standard Form
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to graph an equation in standard form. One example is modeled using the approach of finding the x and y intercept and using these to points to plot on the coordinate plane.
The Lost City of Angkor Wat
One of National Geographic's Ancient Mysteries video series, this video explains how this lost city as large as Manhattan, was discovered in 1860. Its purpose and why it was eventually abandoned by the Khmer are explained.
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
How to Use Skype
A tutorial that takes you through all the steps from downloading to using to conference call.
The Iliad, Illustrated (part two)
Part two of a twenty-minute summary of Homer's Iliad, told and
illustrated by Carey Harrison, Professor of English at The City
University, New York. Prof. Harrison gives an entertaining summary of
the story, which serves as a brief study guide for newcomers to this
Japanese Classical dance
Japanese classical dance performance in Chicago. (4:37)
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre Estaciones del Año
This animated one-minute video is in Spanish and gives information about the four seasons.
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Planetas
This one-minute animated Spanish video offers information to younger learners about the planets in our Solar System.
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.
Comparing Objects With Clifford
Clifford, the big red dog, hosts an animated game where students click on the object that Clifford describes. The objects are in sets and students click on the smallest, tallest, shortest, etc. Clifford gives a "good job" reinforcement for the correct answer. Students are prompted to try again if they select the incorrect answer. No reading is required.
A nursery rhyme that can help children learn to count forward and backwards.
Learning How to Put Numbers in Order - with Curious George
The children receive large cards with numbers on them and are instructed to get in order from 1-20. Next, they are given large cards with stickers on them. They are instructed to count the stickers and then get in order from 1-20. This activity could be used with lower age children using smaller numbers.