Spider
Video 00:00:10

Spider

In this Building Block video, a big spotted spider clings to its web. The camera pulls back to reveal that the web is suspended from wildflowers.
Grades All
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WGBH
Promoting Schoolwide Literacy at the Elementary Level II
Video 00:16:06

Promoting Schoolwide Literacy at the Elementary Level II

This video looks at the components of a new schoolwide literacy program that resulted in ...
Grades PreK-5
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KET
Family Literacy Experiences in the Reading Den
Video 00:01:48

Family Literacy Experiences in the Reading Den

This video from Sirius Thinking, Ltd. presents interviews with parents and kids about their experiences in the Middle Country (Long ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Fred Says: rocket
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Fred Says: rocket

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Fred Newman attaches sounds to the letters he sees, gradually forming the word "rocket." First, he notices the letter "r," articulating the ...
Grades PreK-1
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WGBH
Clouds
Video 00:00:10

Clouds

In this Building Block video, observe cumulonimbus clouds as seen from an airplane window.
Grades All
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WGBH
A Splendid Friend, Indeed
Video 00:03:12

A Splendid Friend, Indeed

The fictional children’s book A Splendid Friend, Indeed written and illustrated by Suzanne Bloom is Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Child 2007 selection. A child-like Goose pesters his ...
Grades PreK-3
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WPSU
Seya's Song
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Seya's Song

In this online book from the International Children's Digital Library, a young American Indian describes the natural surroundings and activities of the S'Klallam, or Clallam, people through the ...
Grades PreK-6
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Building Big
Read a Book Today!
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Read a Book Today!

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the Lion family sings about different types and genres of books. This video segment provides a resource for Book and Print Awareness.
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Ruby Sings the Blues
Video 00:05:25

Ruby Sings the Blues

This video segment from Between the Lions features an animated story about a little girl who is always very loud but learns how to control the volume of her voice ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
If You Were: blue whale
Video 00:01:05

If You Were: blue whale

This video segment from Between the Lions is a non-fiction piece about what you would do "if you were a blue whale." The video states that blue whales are not ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Dixie Chimps: Delighted You're Mine (d)
Video 00:00:46

Dixie Chimps: Delighted You're Mine (d)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the Dixie Chimps sing about a clumsy monkey boyfriend, demonstrating the letter ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Cool Critters: Opossums
Video 00:02:01

Cool Critters: Opossums

In this video from QUEST produced by KQED, learn why opossums are good to have in your back yard and what's behind "playing possum." This video is available in ...
Grades All
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QUEST
Effective Video-Based Lessons
Document

Effective Video-Based Lessons

This document, developed by EDC's Center for Children and Technology, describes the three essential parts of an effective video-based ...
Grades All
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WNET
Yesterday I Had the Blues
Video 00:02:39

Yesterday I Had the Blues

In this video segment from Between the Lions, a boy tells us about how colors correspond to feelings and members of his family. The boy states that yesterday he had ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Statue of Liberty
Video 00:00:04

Statue of Liberty

This Building Block video shows a silhouette of the Statue of Liberty at sunset standing above shimmering gold water in the harbor.
Grades All
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WGBH
Amazing Trampolini Brothers: noisy
Video 00:00:41

Amazing Trampolini Brothers: noisy

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the circus MC introduces the incredible, daring, and animated Trampolini Brothers performing ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Blood and Sickle Cells
Video 00:00:10

Blood and Sickle Cells

This Building Block video features special micro photography of human red blood cells. Watch multiple sickle cells form in a field of cells visible on a slide.
Grades All
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WGBH
Gawain’s Word: box
Video 00:00:55

Gawain’s Word: box

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the Knights of Blending Fields blend the /b/ and /ox/ sounds to form the word "box." By charging together to blend word ...
Grades PreK-1
Trosclair and the Alligator
Video 00:05:36

Trosclair and the Alligator

In this story from Between the Lions, Trosclair and his dog Ollie head to Bee Island Swamp in search of ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
What’s Your Name? (u)
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What’s Your Name? (u)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the song "What's Your Name?" highlights the short "u" sound in 33 names. By focusing on the /uh/ sound within words ...
Grades PreK-1
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers
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Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers

This collection of learning objects illustrate and facilitate high quality instruction as described in the Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching ...
Grades PreK-12
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KET