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  • Dr Shelagh Gallagher has adapted her prizewinning unit on Problem-Based Learning for homeschool or for when there is only one student. Imagine you are in the real-life situation of trying to save the black-footed ferret from extinction. The unit has original resources and scenarios for you deal with in this ecology unit.

    A walk through Ferret Ecology - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 146 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher walks you through the Problem Studies for One: Ferret Ecology. Ideal for homeschooling. Here is a real-life, contemporary problem in the US: how to balance the needs of rancher...
  • Dr Gallagher shows what is in her Problem Studies for One Unit about the Black Death that ravaged medieval Europe. You and your student consider real-life, historical problems. What would you do?

    Awalkthoughplague - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 159 views
    A Walk Through Plague!, Problem Studies for One, by Dr Shelagh Gallagher.
  • A Walk Through The Black Death Problem Based Learning Unit - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 643 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher takes you through her award-winning, Problem Based Learning Unit, Black Death, showing teachers what is in the Unit and how to implement it for the optimum benefit of students....
  • A Walk Through Excluded! - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 97 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher takes you through her award-winning, Problem Based Learning Unit, Excluded! showing teachers what is in the Unit and how to implement it for the optimum benefit of students.
  • A Walk Through Hull House - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 384 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher takes you through her award-winning, Problem Based Learning Unit, Hull House, showing teachers what is in the Unit and how to implement it for the optimum benefit of students....
  • A Walk Through Ferret It Out - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 732 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher walks you through the Problem Based Learning Unit, Ferret It Out.
  • A Walk Through A Final Appeal - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 243 views
    Dr Shelagh Gallagher walks you through her Problem Based Learning Unit about the controversy surrounding the banning of the book, To Kill a Mocking Bird.
  • The connection between vocabulary and grammar - Duration: 7 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 3,737 views
    Michael Clay Thompson shows an audience of teachers of gifted how a good vocabulary helps with grammar and most importantly, with good writing.
  • How to Teach Poetry - Duration: 3 minutes.

    • 6 years ago
    • 6,956 views
    Michael Clay Thompson and his audience "sing" the sounds of words in poems and he discusses the ideas they represent. An excerpt from a lively workshop held at the annual conference of the National...
  • Obama's speech on Race - Duration: 8 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,487 views
    Obama's speech on race given in Philadelphia 18 March 2008, ranks alongside the great statements of equality made by Jefferson, Lincoln and Martin Luther King for its importance in American history...
  • "Cool Grammar" - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 7,417 views
    Michael Clay Thompson tells teachers why gifted students need to be taught grammar, and gives advice. Since grammar became unfashionable in school curricula, the College Board is now going "crazy" ...
  • Why gifted students need to be taught formal writing - Duration: 9 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 8,436 views
    Formal language study has all but disappeared from schools. This is to the disadvantage of gifted students who need to learn how to write correctly for their future studies and careers. Michael Cla...
  • Paragraphs and essays: what matters is "structure". - Duration: 4 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 4,224 views
    Michael Clay Thompson reads the "amazing" opening paragraph of The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. He then explains away some of the myths about teaching students how to write. Relates to Ro...
  • Gifted kids need classic words and academic words - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 6,152 views
    Michael Clay Thompson's vocabulary curriculum from Royal Fireworks Press http://www.rfwp.com Here he addresses what he sees as a 'National Vocabulary Prevention Program'.
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