A Dalmation learns his place at the firehouse with Cesar's (the dog trainer) help. Dog will behave according to a human's reactions. Body language is used to teach the Doggy respect. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic. Run time 03:25.
The Grimke Sisters (Quakers)
Check out these two 19th-century Quakers who were early advocates of the women's rights and abolition movements. This video tells us about the Grimke sisters and their lives, and is done in a musical and kid-friendly way.
Women's Rights in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The spirit of reform was prevalent in the field of women's rights. Many women played a central role in a wide range of antebellum moral crusades—especially in support of temperance and the abolition of slavery—and their experiences in a male-dominated culture led to the first American feminist movement. This era witnessed the beginning of the quest for equality between the sexes, but the chief strides were made decades later..." (Professionally produced ma
Women's Rights Time Line
Women's Rights Time Line. Part of the series: History Questions. Women's rights movements began as far back as 1776 when the constitution was being written, but suffrage began in the early 1900s. (02:06)
This five minute video does not have narration and replies on images and graphics to tell the story of this powerful wife of John Adams. There is little context given for the letters and nothing about the impact of them at the time they were written. At best, just an overview of Mrs. Adams and what she was trying to do and to provide interest for others to follow her trail. Slow loading. Music may be muted without losing any of the message.
A comical show about AJ and the crew who travel back in time to late 19th century to talk to Nellie Bly. Nellie Bly was a journalist who faked her own insanity in order to investigate the terrible conditions of America's asylums.
Cold War: Red China - part 5/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Knots on a Counting Rope
Native American story-telling is featured with re-enactment of several stories.
Rounding Whole Numbers, Part 3 of 3
Mr. Khan uses a number line to show how to round to the nearest TEN using a four-digit number. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (01:28)
How to use Skype in the Classroom
I guide to setting up the account, ways to use it, cavets, and recommendations for using Skype in the classroom. A good beginners guide.
SKYPE Setting up your microphone
- How to setup you microphone
- Testing your microphone
- Test audio playback
- What to do when you encounter setup problems
Setting up your microphone is very easy in Skype. Skype is known for its top sound quality even at low low connection speeds. This video will show how to act if you encounter microphone setup problems. (10:16)
SKYPE - How to install Skype
General Skype information
- What is Skype
- How to Download and install Skype
- How to Sign in
Skype is a free software/program that can be downloaded from the skype web page. This video tutorial walk through how to download and install the program. (8:16)
SKYPE - Managing contacts
This tutorial discusses ways to find contacts, as well as to put them into catagories.
How to Skype - Basics Part 1 of 2
Takes you by the hand and shows you the ins and outs of skype. The tabs, personalizing your profile, chatting and talking via voice.
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)
Web Gaphic Organizer
This short video discusses how to use a web as a graphic organizer. While the topic being webbed, the U.S. Constitution, is for older students, the concept can still be useful for the younger ones as well. (1:48)
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 4
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. In this segment, Mr. Page discusses the development of a paragraph. The lecturer appears on the right side while images and information appears on the left. (06:26)
Simple Sentence Structure
Even long sentences can be simple. Josh Stein explains what makes up a simple sentence and why it does. They also provide examples of simple sentences. ( 4:20)
Social Media and the End of Gender
Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they're becoming increasingly harder to track online, says media researcher Johanna Blakley. As social media outgrows traditional media, and women users outnumber men, Blakley explains what changes are in store for the future of media. (08:30)
From the Farm to Plate
RWU Planet Forward Team Brasso follows local angus beef from Blackbird Farm in Smithfield, RI to Persimmon Restaurant in Bristol, RI. Run time 02:43.