From Colonies to Constitution: The War for Independence
'This program traces the key events of the American
Revolutionary War from its outbreak at Lexington, Massachusetts in 1775 to the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783." This 15 minute video goes over the major points, but does not add a lot of depth to what isn't in a basic textbook. Does have good visuals where students can get a better feel for the time.
The Ostend Manifesto
This video is accompanied by text. "Manifest Destiny remained a driving force in the years following the war with Mexico. Throughout the nation Democrats, especially, flocked to the “Young America” movement, which championed the European revolutionaries of 1848 and the spread of democratic ideals around the globe. Expansionists also sought new markets and further territorial acquisitions. Southerners particularly coveted Cuba, the final remnant of Spain’s once grand empire in the Western H
Gangs Part II
In this professionally-produced video, learn the role of law enforcement, community, and parent involvement in preventing gang violence.
Pop Quiz: Parent Involvement
How well are you doing at being involved in your child's education?
The Alphabet Song
This is a great song to help teach the sounds that each letter makes plus help students learn over 50 new words that go with all the sounds of the alphabet.
Reagan tells Soviet jokes
Reagan tells Soviet jokes
Multiplying Negative Integers
This video illustrates how to multiply integers, as used in basic high school Math courses. Good sound quality. Instructor uses camera that is focused on his paper for demonstration.
This is a strange but informative computer-animated video about plagiarism. (01:50)
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.
How to Use Skype
A tutorial that takes you through all the steps from downloading to using to conference call.
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)