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.
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)
This manipulative uses United States currency, both coins and bills. Images of bills include a circled number to identify their value: one, five, ten, twenty, or fifty dollars. The coins (pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half dollars) should be easily identifiable, but it may take a little practice. There are more instructions on the right side of the Java applet.
"Add 'Em Up"- A Song About Basic Addition
This computer-animated song shows students how to add one to one-digit numbers. The video strives to provide a conceptual understanding of the concept by showing each problem with cubes and numbers. Students can use cubes to demonstrate the problems as the video plays. ( 3:18)
Five In The Bed - A Subtraction Song
A librarian uses a felt board show what happens when there are "Five in the Bed" and one says, "Roll over." The children sing and perform the actions with the librarian during a story time. (1:35)
Kids Science News Network-How Much Is Money Worth?
In this video Ted Tunes (skunk newscaster) and Barkley learn about basic values of coins. This is a good introduction for young learners and/or special education students (1:06)
How to Gather Sources for Essays
How to Gather Sources for Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to gather sources for essays in this free educational video on writing essays.
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 7 of 9
This is a History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. (This part of the series had a song about the Grinch removed due to copyright infringement, so that segment has no sound.)
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 8 of 9
This is a History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
This a video of the famous rhyming story and beginner reader by Dr. Seuss. Primary teachers, and parents, can use Dr. Seuss's text filled with rhyming, and high frequency words to teach language skills.
Dr. Seuss's Scrambled Eggs Super.
The reading of the Dr. Seuss's Scrambled Eggs Super is illustrated in this five minute video and shows that Seuss likes to use many rhetorical strategies in stories. Also shown in this animation of colorful cartoon characters Dr. Seuss uses.
Justin Bieber Reads The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Join Justin Bieber as he reads The Cat in the Hat. The images are animated behind Bieber as he reads. (8:28)
Scales: Major Scales, Minor Scales, Modal Scales
There are many different types of scales that musicians have used down through the years, but the most-used scale is the major scale, followed by the minor scale. Other scales include all the "Modal Scales" such as Dorian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, etc. This short video is an overview of these scales. Run time 12:51.
Elgar Cello Concerto, 1st mvmt played by Yo-Yo Ma
This concerto was composed in 1919 and is considered to be a conersone of cello repetoire. This is a live 1997 performance of Yo-Yo Ma with Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on stage at Carnegie Hall. Their is a brief, narrated introduction at the beginning.