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An Introduction to Abraham H. Maslow’s A Theory Of Human Motivation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Abraham Maslow's A Theory of Human Motivation describes the hierarchy of human needs that individuals must meet before they can become self-actualized. A short video analyzes the process with the example of a woman who begins a comedy...
7:18
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8 Traits of Successful People

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This is the introductory video to motivational speaker Richard St. John's 8 Traits of Successful People lecture series. The presenter offers basic background knowledge as to how he developed his list of traits, including interviewing a...
5:56
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The Importance of Focus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Focus is essential to successful individuals. Learn from the comments of several renowned figures, from Google co-founder Larry Page to filmmaker James Cameron, who attribute their success to their ability to concentrate, eliminate...
10:52
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The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
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Henry Johnson And The Harlem Hellfighters

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Although Americans identify the concepts of democracy and freedom as the motivation for the country's entry into World War I, they often don't associate that period with racism and racial segregation. The 369th Infantry Regiment from...
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Why Do We Get Nervous?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Sweaty palms, fingernail biting, racing heart. From prepping for a big exam or delivering an important presentation to stepping onto the field before the whistle is blown, we have all experienced nervousness in our lives. Perhaps by...
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Attack the Knack

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Motivation is a problem many scholars face—at any level. Use a helpful resource to light a fire and develop a growth mindset in young scholars. Praising effort is much more effective than praising correct answers and often leads to more...
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Steppin'

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A group of step dancers demonstrate the meaning of high/low, fast/slow, and up/down. This is a creative way to explore opposites. Your class will be motivated to create their own dances illustrating opposites.
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Letter G Game

For Teachers Pre-K - K
As a review of the letter G, this resource would be a motivating addition to a language arts lesson. The video not only explores the sound of the letter G, but focuses on words that begin with the letter. What learner won't love the...
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Greeks and Persians

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
13:19
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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how Thomas Jefferson's vision for a smaller and limited government motivated major events in United States history, such as the Louisiana Purchase and the embargo of 1807. While the video is packed with information, it does...
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The Civil War, Part I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was the Union victory during the Civil War a foregone conclusion? This fantastic video not only recaps basic information from the war, but also highlights the importance of border states, religious motivations among southern and northern...
2:07
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JayCut, Part 1: Creating a Movie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Movie making can be fun and provide an amazing opportunity for learners to explore and express in a unique and motivating way. This video tutorial walks teachers through the first eight steps needed when using JayCut software. This is...
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Richard III Newscast

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Review the main events in the play Richard III using this resource. Learners created a video newscast in which they describe the plot. It is a creative and motivating way to discuss this material.
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Sonnet 23

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Motivate your class with this example of a sonnet. This learner-made video can be used to describe what a sonnet is and the importance of imagery.
10:54
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The Civil War, Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did Lincoln free the slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation? What were motivations behind issuing the document? How does the Civil War and the way we remember it still shape the world today? Delve into these questions with a video...
12:26
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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Progressive Presidents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the motivations and policies of progressive presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The video discusses how the presidents handled the domestic...
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The Cold War in Asia

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deeper into the motivations and details of American involvement in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. This engaging video covers the events and profound effects of attempts made by the United States to prevent the spread of communism in...
13:40
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America in World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What were the real motivations behind America's entrance into World War I? Beginning with a review of American neutrality at the onset of the Great War, this engaging video details the profound effects of the war on the home front,...
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Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
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Intro: Measuring the Economy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Our motivation to understand and measure the economy is a relatively new, yet also incredibly vital, endeavor. Quickly review the importance of macroeconomics and the major topics it entails, including GDP, CPI, the business cycle, and...
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Does the Universe Have a Purpose? feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson

For Students 9th - 12th
Why are we here? There are so many possible ways to answer the question, but which answers are based on empirical data? Pupils discover the many perspectives on this age-old brainteaser. The narrator explains the topic through the ideas...
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Why Should You Read "Macbeth"?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
All is fair in motivating readers. And something wickedly wonderful comes from using a short introductory video to double readers' enjoyment of Shakespeare's tragedy about the ambitious Thane of Glamis. It is a tale told by a genius.

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