Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
Preview clip: Dude, Listen to This!-Boys' Writing Club Group
Ralph Fletcher examines what inspires boy writers. Are we creating life long writers? Are we teaching kids to write for pleasure? This short video addresses the need to encourage our students to work together in clubs and write for pleasure. (2:01)
Creating On-Line Interactive Books
This selection contains a training video for teachers on how to create interactive on-line books using storybird.com. Detailed, step-by-step directions are given. This is a fabulous resource for teachers to use to motivate their students to write. Teachers could also use this selection to teach students to use the site. ( 11:32)
How to Draw a Cartoon Scene
This expert, Matt Moskal, keeps it simple by drawing basic shapes to create a scene. In this video a man throwing a ball to a dog. Step by step examples are given. English captions. (2:22)
How to Draw Anime
How to Draw Cartoon Characters. Tips from a professional illustrator and graphic artist in this free video on drawing. A good video to get students introduced into cartoon type drawing. Moves slowly, but does not really give enough insights into the proportions to be of great help. Run time 03:47.
How to Draw Comic Book Characters
How to Draw Comic Book Characters. Drawing comic book characters is a quick moving video that shows the basic of drawing such figures. It is best used if the students can follow with their own paper and pencil. May need to be replayed a few times.
How to Change Careers
A 1:43 video that provides the steps to follow when considering a career change. A good, fast paced video that compresses the seven main steps as well as important facts such as 70 percent of jobs are found by personal references. Students may want to write the steps down for discussion.
Pottery How to Guide (pt 7)
A How to Guide to Pottery. In this video ceramic pottery is shown and different types of pottery are discussed. This piece used mid-fired red clay. Just like there are different types of wood there are different types of clay that can be used.
How to Set Up a Home Server
Setting up a home server computer means creating a network between two or more computers, using one as a primary storage locale for files and data. Turn your home PC into a server with an IT specialist in this free video on computer networking. (2:51)
How the Body Works: Muscles Move Joints: An Illustration-Running Time is 0:28.
A quick 30 second illustration of the way in which arm muscles contract and relax in opposing muscle groups. Narrator talks as visual is displayed. Running Time is 0:28.
Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Watch Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers. In this tutorial, students will learn how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers..
Dualism, Descartes legacy - Part 4 Superstar Teacher Series, Produced by the Teaching Company, Lecturer is John Searle. Lecture is titled, “The Philosophy of Mind.” This set of lectures is about the Philosophy of Mind. This episode discusses, “How do I know there is a physical object out there?” Idealism is then discussed it says all we are ever aware of is the contents of our own mind. Idealism in the 20th century is
Superstar Teacher Series, Produced by the Teaching Company, Lecturer is John Searle. Lecture is titled, “The Philosophy of Mind.” This set of lectures is about the Philosophy of Mind. This episode discusses, “How do I know there is a physical object out there?” Idealism is then discussed it says all we are ever aware of is the contents of our own mind. Idealism in the 20th century is
Secrets of the 12 Disciples (1 of 10)
Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the video does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. Very interesting documentary by one (Robert Beckford, Ph.D) who was raised by a religious mother.
In this video from WPSU’s Outside, a staff member at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center at Penn State University provides tips on backyard bird feeding during the winter. Topics include the selection, placement, and cleaning of feeders. To attract birds for viewing, and to contribute to their welfare, it is important to understand their needs and behaviors. Placing a bird feeder close to a window will prevent collisions with glass. Offering seeds and suet can provide birds with the energy t
Hydrogen From the Sun
This video looks at hydrogen production using electrolysis as one option for storing energy from the sun. The video includes a brief explanation of fuel cells.
How Wind Power is Converted into Useful Electrical Energy
This video provides a brief tutorial - about harnessing wind energy. The high quality animation is supplemented with text - which explains how wind power - is converted to electrical energy, via a generator. Computer animation set to music with labels provided on screen. (No narration) Run time 02:10.
Roald Dahl's "The BFG" Part 4
This is part 4 of 10 of the animated movie based on Roald Dahl's novel. (9:59)
Roald Dahl's "The BFG" Part 5 of 10
This is part 5 of 10 of the animated move of Roald Dahl's novel.
To A Mouse, a poem by Robert Burns
Robert Burns To A Mouse presented by David Sibbald of www.robertburns.plus.com from his CD, The Greatest Poems in the World. Narrated with a Scottish accent, with photography and drawings of nature, mice, Robert Burns, Scotland. Wind whistles in the background. (2:32)