110 Videos From Ian byrd

Investigating Cost of Living

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Students will work with authentic data to investigate th

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Picking A Travel Destination Using Temperature

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Students will produce a multi-line graph, calculate averages, and calculate ranges using positive and negative temperatures.

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Doubling Dollars

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Students will double a single dollar once per day and discover how long it takes to reach $1 million. Along the way, they'll move from repeated multiplication to using exponents.

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Improving Unclear Sentences

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Rewriting passive sentences into active sentences makes them clearer, shorter, and more interesting. This video will help students to identify and improve these passive sentences.

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Fractals: Sierpinski’s Triangle

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Sierpinski's Triangle is an example of a self-repeating shape known as a fractal. Students will learn to create their own as well as extend this idea into other shapes, leading to interesting math-based art.

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Fractals: Koch Snowflake

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The Koch Snowflake is an example of a self-repeating shape known as a fractal. Students will learn to create their own as well as extend this idea into other shapes, leading to interesting math-based art.

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The Thinking Hats

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This video introduces Edward de Bono's "Six Thinking Hats", tools that give people six specific ways to think when they're working with others: facts, emotions, positive, negative, creativity, and organization. They're perfect for improving small group and whole group discussions.

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A Donut Investigation

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In this video, students investigate a strange image that asks which has more sugar: a donut or a health drink? What about a salad? Using math and language arts skills, they'll determine if this image shows a complete picture or is misleading.

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Jabberwocky and Context Clues

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Using Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky, students will try to infer the parts of speech and meanings of nonsense words. Then they can try their hand at their own nonsense poems.

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Propaganda and Logical Fallacies

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In this series, students learn about five types of logical fallacies then develop an argument *against* a great idea, invention, or character using these techniques.

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Showing A Character’s Trait

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We tell students to "show not tell" in their writing, but this advice isn't effective until they experience the difference. In this video, we'll write two examples of a scene: one showing a character's trait, and one just telling.

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Create A Civilization: Calendars

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In this video, students will continue adding to their civilizations by investigating historical calendars and then creating their own.

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Multiple Meaning Matcher

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Try this challenging vocab puzzle based on matching up homographs.

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Math Curiosity: Waring’s Conjecture

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Students will tackle Waring's curious conjecture from 1762: all odds are either primes or can be written as the sum of three primes. After 250 years, we still don't know if it's true or not!

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Investigating Caffeine Part 3

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In this final part of the caffeine investigation, students will analyze advertisements, and then create a public service announcement.

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Investigating Caffeine Part 2

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Students, now armed with data about five caffeinated beverages, will survey a set of peers and/or adults to uncover misconceptions about caffeine.

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Using Literary Peers and Mentors: If I Ever Get Out Of Here

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Steve Schroeder-Davis continues his series on book recommendations for underrepresented gifted populations with the novel If I Ever Get Out of Here.

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Using Literary Peers and Mentors Part 1

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Steve Schroeder-Davis breaks down the use of realistic fiction and biographies as a tool to find friends and peers for gifted kids, especially those living in poverty, from under-represented populations, or with multiple exceptionalities.

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Investigating Caffeine Part 1

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This is the first of a three part interdisciplinary math project. Students will be investigating caffeinated beverages, dangers of caffeine, and how advertising affects our perceptions.

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Universal Themes 3: Organizing Instruction

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In this video, we'll use Universal Theme and Generalizations to organize your instruction at the lesson, unit, or even subject level.

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