Swing Time - Rogers and Astaire
In this Swing Time clip you see the first true dance number with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers paired together. this film was made in 1936 and was a musical comedy set mainly in New York.  It was considered by many to be the best dance musical that they did.
 In this Swing Time clip, Lucky, Astaire, saves Penny's, Rogers, job by showing how much she has taught him.

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Weird US - Northeast Points of Interest

A variety of weird spots around the Northeastern states.  Some of the places they visit: home of Zadock Pratt, a blue stone rock quarry outside of Albany, NY, Cardiff Giant, a hoax in Cardiff, NY, Lake Champlain to see Champ(similar to the Loch Ness Monste
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Too Late to Apologize - A Declaration
This MTV-style music video was created to the tune of "It's Too Late to Apologize".  The lyrics have been changed to reflect the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence. It is a high-quality production of both music and characters. Scenes from the Second Continental Congress as well as words from the Declaration of Independence are included in the video. Some of the lyrics include, "Halfway across the globe and we're standing on new ground. Screaming across
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Lincoln and Native Americans
How Lincoln was friends with Native Americans and insights into some instances in his life that shows his ability to understand their culture.  Run time 03:08
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Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland.  This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.

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Once I caught a fish alive
A song and animation of the classical nursery rhyme. The lyrics appear on the screen as the children's chorus sing the song.  Counting from 1-10 is a feature of this rhyme. (1:28)
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'Five Little Monkeys' Fingerplay and Song
This video shows a librarian demonstrating the fingerplay - Five Little Monkeys.' (01:23)
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Reading Across The Curriculum Workshop 13
Gage Reeve’s class is learning new vocabulary in a lesson on global
warming. Students also use an idea tree to record main ideas and
supporting details and write their own questions to be answered after
reading the nonfiction text.

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Summarizing Nonfiction, Workshop 16
Eleanor Demont’s fifth-grade class completes a mini-lesson using summarization as a comprehension strategy for reading nonfiction texts. Students examine the importance of differentiating what is interesting from what is important in a social studies unit on Ancient Egypt.
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Teaching Responsibility
Teaching Responsibility. Part of the series: Writing and Education. Teaching responsibility to a child requires modeling respectful behavior, taking responsibility for your own actions, and talking about the consequences of behaving irresponsibly.
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The Art of Teaching the Arts: Choosing Instructional Approaches
Arts teachers take on a variety of roles, and use many different instructional techniques, as they engage with their students. Teachers can be instructors, mentors, directors, coaches, artists, performers, collaborators, facilitators, critics, or audience members. In this session, participants follow a vocal music teacher as she takes on different roles in order to encourage students to find creative solutions to artistic challenges. Next, an acting teacher becomes a facilitator as his students
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Workshop 8: Bend and Stretch
We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force consta
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Patent Search How To
This is a simple, three minute video tutorial - training on using the www.uspto.gov site for a simple patent search. Would be interesting for students to see how the process works and also to check on patents given to people such as Edision. Great for added depth to invention and simple machine lessons.
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How to Write Romantic Love Poem
Express love in a poem, expanding on the comparisons to a grand idea, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing presented by that author. For high school students wanting to write to their sweetheart, or are thinking of a future in writing - this one's for you.
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Spanish Civil War (2 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several images from the period.
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Spanish Civil War
Learn About Spanish Civil War in this 46-second video clip with vintage images. This savage civil war was to drag on for two and a half murderous years.
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Moscow 1941 - 2/6
Millions of Red Army soldiers were slated for death by neglect and starvation. German soldiers were told to look ahead and not worry about what they left behind or the people they hurt.
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Learn About the Explorer Hernan Cortes
 Hernan Cortes and his exploration in North, Central, and South America. The quest for gold is explained. A good overview, but nothing about the man. (1:35)

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Teaching Reading with Children's Rhymes
Learn some examples of children's rhymes and tips like having kids clap with the rhymes in this child-development video about teaching kids how to read using rhymes.  You are given some specific examples of how to get kids to read with feeling and energy using these games and rhymes.

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Ryhming and Reading Games in Reading
Learn from an award winning teacher how reading can be taught with rhyming games.  The teacher talks about how to teach children read with rhymes in this video clip.
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