A Podcast Tutorial [Podcasting 101]
In this video, I do my best to provide a podcasting tutorial. I've received a great deal of requests to do this. I found it difficult to do a podcasting tutorial, without actually doing a podcast. Rather than do that, I go into the basic principles to maintain a successful podcast. This tutorial is broken out into 3 parts: Motivation, Equipment, and Production. In terms of motivation, make sure you choose a topic you are passionate about. Ask yourself the following before choosing a topic: "Am
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Intro to podcasting on Vimeo
What is a podcast? What is the format for a podcast, is it just sound or can it be a slide show with sound or even video? How do you think about a making a podcast in terms of your content, what you want to say to other people? What file types will you need to use? How do you publish a podcast and how do you promote it?
How To Create A Podcast
This video will show you how to create and edit a podcast, the tools you will need, how to download Audacity(a free application to create your podcasts), downloading the MP3 encoder, exporting as an MP3 file, how to upload a podcast and submit it to a search engine. A very good and thorough video.
Poetry Project Student Sample #3
Student sample of Poetry Project; includes subtitles to photos, graphics, and images of visual artist works (1:17)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.
21H.405J The Ancient City (MIT)
This course focuses on the archaeology of the Greek and Roman city. It investigates the relationship between urban architecture and the political, social, and economic role of cities in the Greek and Roman world, by analyzing a range of archaeological and literary evidence relevant to the use of space in Greek and Roman cities (e.g. Athens, Paestum, Rome, Pompeii) and a range of theoretical frameworks for the study of ancient urbanism.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited documentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented. (08:22)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Atlas Des Deutschen Reichs
This site provides access to an online atlas of the German Empire which was published by Ludwig Ravenstein in 1883. It was digitised as a special project of the University of West Madison Libraries and is suitable for downloading as PDF files. The site includes details on the scale of the map, its coverage and possible usage as a source for historians researching the boundaries of the German Empire and families living within it. In addition to Germany, the maps of atlas also cover the bordering
MAS.965 Social Visualization (MIT)
Millions of people are on-line today and the number is rapidly growing - yet this virtual crowd is often invisible. In this course we will examine ways of visualizing people, their activities and their interactions. Students will study the cognitive and cultural basis for social visualization through readings drawn from sociology, psychology and interface design and they will explore new ways of depicting virtual crowds and mapping electronic spaces through a series of design exercises.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Teaching Children Choral Reading
Learn about how to teach kids to choral read from a awarding winning teacher. The teacher talks about the importance of choral readings where kids read/sing in harmony and sing the same thing in this clip.
What is Power Reading?
Power reading is a form of speed reading that emphasizes skimming material in order to get the general idea. Skim chapters for discussion or review, while skipping over less important words. This takes practice and the narrator does not show how it is done, only talks about it. This would be a good introduction to this form of speed reading. (1:18)
How to Write a Biography for Children
How to Write a Biography for Kids. Part of the series: Writing and Education. Write a biography for kids by thinking about what a child would enjoy learning about a person, covering important achievements, creating an outline and getting help from a child reader. (02:12)
Improving Reading Comprehension
This video describes methods for increasing reading comprehension such as removing distractions, setting a purpose, being an active reader, and summarizing and self-quizzing after reading. ( 1:37)
Nina Simone singing "Love me or leave me"
This video shows photographs of the singer through out her life. (b1933-d2003). Nina Simone was not just a fabulous musician but a Civil Rights activist.