Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #2 - Relaxing in the Evening with Mexican Spanish
“Since you’ve moved to Mexico to study Mexican Spanish, you’ve worked non-stop! The only time you have to yourself is when you go home in the evening, and this is the perfect time to study Mexican Spanish. Work, study and no time to relax…how unfair is that! But you’ve figured out a way to do [...]
Backward Counting 100 - 1
Good for ESL classes and youngsters, this video has a student count from 100 to 0 while the numbers are highlighted. The speaker has a strong accent, but that should not be a problem. The pointing counter isn't very accurate, so teachers may wish to point to the numbers.
Stroke Order: How to Write Chinese Characters : How to Write Large Numbers in Chinese
Learn to write Chinese characters today! Master Chinese calligraphy. These numbers, such as a hundred, thousand, ten thousand, are shown written slowly. Audio is in English
Teaching Teaching & Understanding Understanding (1/3)
This is a 19-minute award-winning short-film about teaching at university and higher-level educational institutions. It is based on the "Constructive Alignment" theory developed by Prof. John Biggs. The film delivers a foundation for understanding what a teacher needs to do in order to make sure all types of students actually learn what the teacher intends. There is a lot of good information here that would make it ideal for an inservice.
"Teaching Teaching & Understanding Understanding" (3/3)
This is four minute segment of this award-winning short-film about teaching at university and higher-level educational institutions. It has many good points such as good teaching gets students to use higher level thinking skills. A good video for an inservice. Constructive Alignment is stressed.
Space Terms and Definitions
A Second Grade class uses both pictures and simple demonstrations to illustrate basic space terminology. Some of the terms addressed in this video are: gravity, rotation, Grades K-3. 2 min.
Adding Negative Numbers
In this almost six-minute video, Sal Khan solves a problem using three negative numbers. Sal Khan of Khan Academy uses computer software for demonstration.
How Earth's Tilt Causes Seasons
In this video, Mr. Khan focuses on how the Earth's tilt causes seasons. Sal Khan of Khan Academy uses computer software with images for demonstration. (20:17)
Seasons Aren't Dictated by Closeness to Sun
In this video, Mr. Khan focuses on why seasons are not dictated by the closeness to the Sun. Sal Khan of Khan Academy uses computer software for demonstration. (04:39)
Scale of Earth and Sun
This is a nine-and-a-half-minute video concerning the scale of Earth and Sun. Sal Khan of Khan Academy uses computer software with images for demonstration.
[French for beginners] The numbers # 1-100
This 9:24-minute animation video helps students count in French. Shows the word and the mumber while the character pronounces it. (Native speaker.)Very good.
Scale of Solar System - Khan Academy
This is a twelve-and-a-half-minute video concerning the scale of the Solar System. Sal Khan uses computer software with images for demonstration. (12:31)
Copyright Education User Rights, Music Video
Learn about copyright and fair use with this 3:11 music video that highlights the more important elements of the copyright laws. After watching this you may wish to review more information at http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/teacher_law.html#1
9/11 Video: What Happened and the Political Response
This is a series of videos with some narration that reveals what happened on that day and subsequent actions. It is 84 minutes in length. It is well worth showing in part, but too long for younger students. It clearly shows President Bush's reaction to the event and the Republican reaction to dissent.
An inspirational movie about September 11th. Includes photos, music, and quotes. (03:28)
4 Action Initiative Sept. 11 Free Curriculum
This is an introduction to a free curriculum that this organization. The booklet can be downloaded here:
Learn About Koalas
Learn About Koalas - Take a look at and learn about the habits of koala bears at the Los Angeles zoo.
This 14 minute British video is about the experiences of a high school student and what he faces with autism. This provides some insights that are not commonly available with other videos in that it is done in first person. It ends with some advise to teachers.
STS-135 Flight Day 7 Interviews, Part 1
STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson and Mission Specialist Sandy Magnus talk with Fox News Radio, as well as KTVI-TV and KSDK-TV in St. Louis.
Sir Paul Awakens Final Shuttle Crew
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/qle5d0 Paul McCartney and Beatles favorite "Good Day Sunshine" greet the Atlantis crew of Chris Ferguson, Doug Hurley, Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim first thing on Flight Day 8. Sir Paul and the Beatles' music have awakened a dozen past shuttle crews. "Good Day Sunshine" was played for two Discovery crews of STS-121 and STS-128. On learning the popular Beatles song was used to rouse the shuttle crew of STS-121, McCartney treated the