The Plymouth Colony
The Anglican Church became England’s official church during Queen Elizabeth’s reign from 1558 to 1603. At this time there was growing tension between Catholics and Protestants dating back to when Queen Elizabeth’s father, King Henry VII, broke from the Catholic Church in the 1530s. English Catholics wanted the Church of England to stress traditional Catholic practices while English Protestants following Calvinist ideals wanted to return to the “pure” Christianity of the New Testament a
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart by Cornelia Funke. It is about books coming to life when they are read aloud.
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning Chapter One Sims 2
A video clip made from Sim animation. The clip is based on Lemony Snickets,. A Series of Unfortunate Events Chapter 1.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 8
zudio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 8.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 9
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 9.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 10
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 10.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 11
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 11.
Part 5: Writing Process: Maniac Magee and Milkweed
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about the writing process.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 9: Maniac Magee Interview :Enchantment and Stargirl
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about Enchantment and Stargirl.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance
Circles and Pi
Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what
underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures.
Teens Helping Teens
How teen peer trainers help their friends get the advice they need.
Pilot Math : Introduction to Math Transformations
This short animation, from the Pilot Math 7 series, introduces the concept of Transformations when some of the Pilot gang find a thrill with transforming robots and teach their robot Zinc to do some transformation tricks.
Transformations - Translation, Reflection, Dilation, and Rotation
Models of translations, reflections, dilations and rotations. Teacher explains clearly and slowly. Shows alternate methods for performing the operations. Contains 4 different sections, so the video can be stopped after each section for practice. The background is a bit distracting.
Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Students learn how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators, including how to borrow. Problem starts with mixed numbers, conversion of the fraction is done-a common denominator needs to be found, then they borrow from the whole number. Another example is done. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Angle Relationships and Types of Triangles
The instructor uses computer software to discuss vertical angles, exterior angles, alternate interior angles, etc. The sound quality could be a little better.
The Enigma Machine - Encryption
The German Enigma machine was used to encrypt messages to agents. This video shows in detail how the machine worked.
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? In this video, parents talk with teens about developing healthy, respectful relationships before they start dating. Video explains what abuse means and what can be done about it, as well as warning signs for parents. 4:28 min.