SCOE-Produced Video Catalog
In this video series, SCOE culinary instructors go step-by-step through family-friendly recipes that are designed to try at home. Key scientific terms and explanations of various ingredients and processes are presented. Math skills are reinforced with weighing, measuring, and calculating ingredients and portions.
- Chocolate Chip Cookies—Investigate the effects of leavening, emulsification, and the Maillard Reaction.
- Corn Tortillas—Learn about masa harina and nixtamalization.
- Pizza—Learn about activation and fermentation as you make dough.
- Ricotta Cheese—Find out about lactose, whey, and curds.
- Wonderful World of Eggs—Discoveries about coagulation, emulsion, and nappe, and more.
- Engaging in Language, Literacy, and Arts at Home—Fun learning for children and families.
- Nurturing Young Children at Home—Information for caregivers of children birth through five years old, including basic brain development, self-care for parents, and ways to support the development of young children at home.
- Supporting the Development of Infants and Toddlers at Home—Information on the importance of daily routines, nourishing relationships, talking to build language skills, and introducing math concepts.
English Language Arts
- Alphabet Knowledge—Helpful for families of children learning their alphabet letters, accurately and automatically identifying upper-and lowercase letters, and telling the difference between letters that look similar.
- Phonological Awareness—Helpful for families of children learning to read, especially those in transitional kindergarten through first grade, learning the sounds of language is an important step toward reading.
- Boredom Busters—Members of SCOE’s Friday Night Live and Club Live team offer students some ideas for fun things they can do to relieve boredom while they stay at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Census 2020 Overview: Count Me In!—Information about the 2020 Census, the importance of a complete count, and ways you can be an advocate for a complete count in your community.
- The Bracero Program—Students will learn about the farm labor agreement signed with Mexico in 1942, the historical debates that surrounded it, and its relevance to issues we face today. Students will complete a "Double Diary" entry about the program and find ways to extend their knowledge through literature and art.
- Voices of the Civil Rights Movement—Experience oral histories, maintained the Library of Congress, from people who participated in the Civil Rights Movement. Learn what motivated people to risk their own safety for a cause, what tactics and strategies they employed, and how they view the legacy of the movement today.
- Math That Makes Sense: Here, There, and Everywhere (Part 1)—Activities, videos, and games you can use out of the classroom with materials found around the house.
- Math That Makes Sense: Here, There, and Everywhere (Part 2)
- Cars for Sail—Build a car, a mast, and sail using household materials, then use a house fan to see how far your sail car can travel.
- Creek Ecology—Understanding how the health of a watershed can be determined by examining the macroinvertebrates that exist in the water.
- Forest Ecology—Learn to identify decomposers, understand their function, and how they contribute to the forest.
- Survival by Design (Thermal Dynamics)—Gain an understanding of the different kinds of heat transfer, and learn what attributes aid in heat retention if you ever get stuck in the forest and need to build a shelter.
Tips for Parents Schooling at Home
- Top 7 School-at-Home Questions—Answers to common questions asked by parents teaching their children at home for the first time.
- What First-Time At-Home Teachers Should Know—Top tips for parents teaching their children at home for the first time.
- Taking Care of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Taking Care of Yourselves During the COVID-19 Pandemic
English-Language Learners/English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Family Practices That Support Student Learning: A Focus on Bilingual Families—Geared toward parents of English learners, this video suggests important techniques to help foster resiliency, highlighting how reading at home provides children with a strong foundation for learning English. (A version is available in both English and Spanish.)
- Prácticas familiares que apoyan al aprendizaje de los estudiantes: un enfoque en las familias bilingües dirigido a padres de estudiantes aprendices de inglés—Este video sugiere técnicas importantes para ayudar a fomentar la resiliencia, destacando cómo la lectura en el hogar proporciona a los niños una base sólida para aprender inglés. (Los videos en inglés y español se grabaron por separado y no son traducciones directas).
Let's Learn English Level 1: A Series for English Learners
Meet Anna Matteo, who moves to Washington, D.C, gets a job, makes friends, and does many fun activities. These Voice of America videos are used in the USA Learns course, which includes additional learning activities. (For even more English practice, consider taking the free USA Learns English 1 Plus course.)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 1–5)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 6–10)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 11–15)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 16–20)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 21–25)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 26–30)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 31–35)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 36–40)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 41–45)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 46–50)
- Let's Learn English Level 1 (Lessons 51–52)