Birthday Probability Problem
The instructor in this video, discusses the probability that at least 2 people in a room of 30 share the same birthday.Â Sal Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points andÂ is the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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"A, You're Adorable" Song-Alphabet Recognition & Self-Esteem
In this cute animated video, each letter of the alphabet is presented with a word that begins with that letter and that can be used to refer to a person in a positive way. "A" you're Adorable, "B" you are beautiful. Words to the song appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. This is a wonderful teaching companion for introducing alphabet letters in the early childhood classroom. It would also be beneficial for a teachable moment in the elementary classroom and/or for a cou
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What Education Do I Need to Become a Chef?
Find out the education requirements of chefs from an
experienced chef.  The chef explains that the education required to become a chef starts with sanitation and safety classes, and it graduates to basic cooking skills and specialty cooking skills.

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Demonstration of Home School Geography
In this clip a teacher and home school authority gives a demonstration of a home school geography lesson with a five year old student.  The students shows his mapping skills using a map of the world and North America.

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Calculus-Curl, Part 3
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of vector theory and curl. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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How to Introduce Math to a Preschooler
A math instructor explains that math can be introduced to a preschooler by counting objects, creating simple patterns and demonstrating how different objects have different sizes in this video.Â  Another tip is to let a toddler watch educational television to help with math skills and other ideas suggested in this video.

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The Arts in Every Classroom: Teaching Theatre
Two specialists work on basic theatre skills with children of various ages, and use theatre education as a gateway to other kinds of learning. At Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, Amanda Newberryâ€™s lesson in improvisation with a thirdâ€“grade class stimulates studentsâ€™ imagination, heightens language and listening skills, and encourages critical thinking. At Barney Ford Elementary School in Denver, George Jackson teaches basic movement skills to a firstâ€“grade class, invi
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Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardnerâ€™s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
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Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part III
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to graph a linear inequality.Â Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:20) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
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Building Comprhension Workshop 3
Comprehending text is one of the main goals of reading. In this session,
literacy expert Nell Duke discusses what good readers do and strategies
teachers can use to help students build comprehension skills. Classroom
footage provides examples of comprehension strategies.

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The Divided Brain
This module begins with graphic representations of the cerebral hemispheresâ€™ specialized functions. It continues with a description of the brainâ€™s asymmetry, showing diagrams of how the two halves communicate. The extreme case of a patient who has undergone split-brain surgery for treatment of epilepsy illustrates the role of hemispheric organization in sensory perce
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Erien, now in her second year of teaching, wants to increase her seventh-grade students' higher-level thinking skills.

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Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.

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Audrey, in her second year of teaching science, is helping her seventh-grade students develop critical thinking skills.
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In this video, the instructor discusses extraneous solutions to radical equations. Mr. Khan usesÂ computer softwareÂ (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen
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Language Montessori Methods
Language is one of the most important skills that a child should master. A Montessori teachers shows how Montessori teaches language skills and shows what the language arts centers looks like in the classroom..
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Montessori Language Card Activity
Spark your child's imagination and improve their story telling
skills with language cards. Learn how to use language cards in this free
educational video about language Montessori methods.

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Dennis Hong - My Seven Species of Robot
At TEDxNASA, Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning, all-terrain robots -- like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR -- all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech. Watch to the end to hear the five creative secrets to his lab's incredible technical success. Dennis Hong is the founder and director of RoMeLa -- a Virginia Tech robotics lab that has pioneered several breakthroughs in robot design and engineering. Robots are often inspired by nature, incorporat
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How to Improve at Tennis
How to Improve at Tennis. Part of the series: Tennis Lessons. A great way to improve your tennis game is to simply play more tennis, find a tennis partner for motivation, and join a local tennis organization. Consider taking lessons to hone your skills. (1:04)
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How to Write a Short Story
Compose a successful short story, using brevity to an advantage, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing where he speaks directly to you. Great tips for those of any age who have a passion for writing. The video has English captions at the bottom.
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