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Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog . Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing.
YouTube is undoubtedly the top video website online. The stats I have recently read are really amazing; 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute with over 3 billion pageviews per day. It also has thousands of channels ranging from technology to Laugh and Gags.
Today (April 23, 2012) is the 7th Anniversary of the first video ever being uploaded to YouTube. You can still see that first video here . Many districts are realizing the potential that YouTube learning can have in the classroom. There are lots of great videos and channels out there on 1000's of topics. I have put together a list of some of my favorite tools to use with YouTube. Some are for the creation end, while some are for the consumption end.
We all have gone to YouTube at one time or another to watch a video of some kind; educational or not so educational. We’ve watched the latest viral videos sweeping the world by storm for their hilarity, shock value, or powerful message. There’s no shortage of content to be consumed on YouTube. If you’ve never checked out YouTube’s statistics on their traffic you can go to their press page and give them a glance. An hour of video every second!
If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content. Here are ten tools that can make using YouTube in your classroom a better experience for everyone. Removing Related Content and Banner Advertisements. A Cleaner YouTube is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Once installed A Cleaner YouTube allows you to display YouTube videos without any of the "related videos," comments, or display advertising. There are other tools that do the same thing, but what makes A Cleaner YouTube different is that not only can you display videos without the related materials, but you can also search YouTube without viewing any of the "related videos," comments, suggested videos, or advertisements.
Although YouTube has been blocked from many/most schools, for obvious reasons and not so obvious ones. YouTube does provide great resources and content for teachers and students. View the list of the Top 100 Videos for Teachers.
How to Create a YouTube Channel Creating a YouTube channel allows you to share your favorite videos with your friends, fans or customers. A YouTube channel is a... How to Make a YouTube Channel Searchable Someone who wants to find your YouTube channel can try navigating to youtube.com/user/channelname in a Web browser, or he can type your... How to Build a Private YouTube Channel A YouTube channel allows you to upload videos from your computer and place them all in one location where they can be... How to Broadcast a Message on Your YouTube Channel YouTube allows content providers to broadcast a message to their subscribers.