Preschool Activities For Learning-Hand Eye Co-Ordination Pre K Activities
Preschool activities and pre k early learning development activities for children and toddlers to increase hand eye co-ordination skills.
Estimate and Measure Temperature
Learn to estimate, measure, and convert temperature in this whiteboard presentation. The off-screen teacher narrator models estimating temperatures using benchmark temperatures. In the second section, the teacher models how to read a thermometer and convert Celsius to Fahrenheit.
Converting Farenheit to Celsius
This video uses computer software for demonstration. In this video, Sal Khan shows how to convert a Farenheit temperature to a Celsius temperature. (05:33)
A Bug Bugs Ben
This is a short video story for teaching new readers how to read better. It walks children through the story by highlighting the words on the bottom of the page as the narrator reads them. This is a great little story for beginning readers.
Sesame Street - Big Bird sings a verbal noun song (1994)-Running Time 2:08
Big Bird sings a verbal noun song about flies flying. flowers flowering, etc. Kids will be engaged by the music and words of the song. Running time-2:08.
Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)
This newsreel footage has been described for the blind and captioned for the deaf. Helen Keller's loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, especially when Keller comprehended the function and purpose of language. Keller and Sullivan appear in this newsreel footage from 1928, in which Sullivan explains and then demonstrates the methodology use
Challenging to Read: A Collection about Dealing with Reading Problems
An excellent series this details some of the problems students have in reading. This is not a one video and done series. It is especially important for teaching students with reading concerns of all types. Here is the main site: http://www.childrenofthecode.org/Tour/index.htm
Web Site Evaluation
Short video shows how to evaluate a web site for quality. It discusses all the important points for evaluating a website for crediability. (1:53)
How Do Avalanches Form?
There are two basic elements to an avalanche: a steep, snow-covered slope and a trigger that causes a weak layer within the snow pack to collapse. This video segment adapted from NOVA reveals that the shape of the ice crystals of snowflakes within a snow pack is also a critical factor. How well the crystals bond together determines how strong a snow layer is and therefore how stable the snow pack is. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:03.
The Art of Francis Bacon - Part 2/6
Francis Bacon is widely held to be the greatest living painter in the world. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. Bacon lived from 1909-1992. He was an Irish painter who lived mostly in London. In 1960 he painted portrait heads of his friends because he wanted to defeat death by leaving images.
Brown vs Board of Education Thurgood Marshall
This ten minute video is about Brown vs. Board of Education and Thurgood Marshall. It is mainly talking heads and so is best used for older students who have some idea about the judical system. It covers a lot of history related to civil rights.
Significance of Brown v. Board of Education
The landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal" was a watershed moment in the civil rights movement, paving the way for integration and the civil rights movement. This three minute video has some excellent orginial footage. Some footage may be "rough" for students to see.
Supreme Court Videos
By 1952, the citizens who had initiated the Clarendon and Farmville cases entrusted their fate to the NAACP lawyers along with citizens involved with three other cases. The Supreme Court combined them all into one case, Brown v. Board of Education. This is a good, five minute video, about the case and how lawyers Davis and Marshall "fought" it out for a verdict on racial segregation and Brown vs. Board of Education.
What is a Primary Source
Geisel Productions Web Series Defines primary (versus secondary) sources of information. UCSD Social Sciences & Humanities Library http://sshl.ucsd.edu
This video uses the assassination of JFK as examples, including some of the live video and radio footage. May not be suitable for young students.
Searching the Internet
Instructional PowerPoint on best practices for searching the Internet. Target audience upper elementary and middle school. No sound-slides that can be paused for discussion or notes. (1:38)
Search Engine Basics 101, Including Basic Computer Skill Tips
In this video you will see how you can go over to the right corner on a Google search page, hover over the search term and it will give you the defination for each term.
When you travel the internet the URL is the address of a specific site. It is a resource found on the internet. A collection of sites is searched to give you results. When you find what you are looking for question is the site valid? Look for the Author, is he/she an expert in their field, what evidence is there to support that the information is true? (1:21)
Understanding Google Squared
Product Manager Daniel demonstrates Google Squared, a new experimental search tool that lets you customize your search results in a table. (0:34)
An introduction to renaissance theatre. Part of an online history of theatre class at Columbia Gorge Community College. English Captions. (4:06)
The History of Western Drama
The History of Western Drama(2:18)