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)
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.
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
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.