Question Tuesday: My Social Media Hiatus, My Excellent German, and Books!

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday! It’s Question Tuesday, the day that I answer real questions from real Nerdfighters. Let’s get right to it! I’ll be meeting my boyfriend’s mother at Christmas and she only speaks German. How do I make this less awkward? Well you should learn a little German. I’m sure there’s some German Nerdfighters in comments […]

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness 2019

I’m Angel Malone, Director of Career and Technical Education at the South Carolina Department of Education. I’m happy to serve as your guest host for this episode of Carolina classrooms. Today’s topic is about college and career readiness more specifically workforce development including high demand job opportunities that are available within the state. At one point in time […]

Behind the Headlines — October 30, 2015

(female announcer) Production funding for Behind the Headlines is made possible in part by.. (male narrator) A2H: Engineers, architects and planners creating an enhanced quality of life for their clients and our community. More about A2H’s services and markets is at – The efforts to improve literacy in Memphis and the Mid-South tonight on Behind the Headlines. […]

Using supporting details and patterns of information to identify the main idea of a paragraph

Hi! Glad you’re back. In the previous video, we saw that writers organize ideas in paragraphs. Then we look for patterns of information in the paragraph to understand those ideas. After reading a paragraph, we should understand at least that one idea the writer wanted us to learn. Yeah… it sounds easy, doesn’t it?… But many times we […]

The main idea as a pattern of information in the paragraph

Human beings are very good at recognizing patterns. That’s why we can read. If we didn’t recognize patterns of information, we’d only see a lot of words on a piece of paper. In this video, we’ll see how we can improve our reading comprehension by looking for patterns of ideas when we read. So, stick around, and let’s […]

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