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100 Awesome Classroom Videos to Learn New Teaching Techniques. With so many good teachers out there, it’s fortunate they can share their knowledge via video on the Internet.

100 Awesome Classroom Videos to Learn New Teaching Techniques

From the funny to the poignant, these glimpses into the lives of teachers and their students will keep you entertained while learning a little something as well. Whether you are a new teacher storing up tips and tricks or an experienced teacher who could just use a fresh perspective, you are sure to find something helpful among these videos. The Basics Reading, storytelling, math, and science all get coverage with these videos that show how some Teaching Storytelling in the Classroom. Watch children tell stories as a backdrop to educators talking about the storytelling experience. Myst ‘Exile’ in the Classroom. The Arts. Cwstoryboard.html. What are they?


(Some of the following is paraphrased from Pre-Production Video) Uses WHAT A STORYBOARD LOOKS LIKE(Pre-Production Video) Plan out your video with a successful Storyboard. I truly enjoy when teachers reach out for help to better instruct their students.

Plan out your video with a successful Storyboard

Especially when the instruction involves introducing video production and skills. Aaron, a high school multimedia teacher, recently wrote to me and said: “I need a good storyboard lesson. Plan out your video with a successful Storyboard. Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More. 9 Great Animation and Video Creation Tools Integrated with YouTube for Teachers. You might have wondered how those beautiful animated videos you see on YouTube are made.

9 Great Animation and Video Creation Tools Integrated with YouTube for Teachers

Sometimes you think people use expensive software ( well some do especially advertising companies ) but most of them are created using simple and free tools but with so much of creativity. Today I am introducing you to an awesome set of tools that are integrated into youTube and that will allow you to easily create videos without needing cameras or having to upload files or do any editing. They are very self explanatory and you can have a great video to share with your students in less than 10 minutes. If you use YouTube with your students then don't miss These Educational YouTube Tools. check them out they are also great. 1- GoAnimate. RSA Animate. Sttp. 35 Sources for Curated Educational Videos.

Like explorers approaching an unfamiliar landscape, teachers who are ready to take the plunge into flipped classrooms and blended learning often approach the opportunity with a mix of excitement and trepidation.

35 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

Just dipping a toe into the virtual waters of online content can be overwhelming, and there’s a risk that even the most fearless educator can become paralyzed by the bottomless depths of content and endless pools of resources. While many teachers begin by creating their own content and videos, most start by sifting through free online sources. The amount of available information out there is staggering. YouTube users across the globe upload 48 hours of content every minute. Twenty Movies Every Educator Should See.

Image credit: iStockphoto These are the top 20 movies every educator should watch.

Twenty Movies Every Educator Should See

While every movie is not specifically about educators, there is definitely something to take away from each. These movies are not listed in order of importance, just the order they came to me. Each title is linked to their IMDB page. Summer School Mark Harmon tries to be the teacher he is not and only succeeds in reaching his students when he is the teacher they need him to be. Lean on Me Morgan Freeman plays Joe Clark, the principal who is willing to do anything it takes to help make his school safe and create an environment for all students to learn. Ferris Bueller's Day Off As a teacher, this movie is a bit funnier when you think about the things Ferris is able to pull off and the craziness Edward Rooney, the principal, must have had to deal with to push him over the edge. Dead Poets Society One of the main reasons I wanted to be an English Teacher my captain, my captain.

The Best Videos For Educators In 2011. This is always one of my favorite year-end lists to do…..

The Best Videos For Educators In 2011

Teachers' Guide - Growing Up Online. About the Film: FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming the experience of adolescence.

Teachers' Guide - Growing Up Online

At school, teachers are trying to figure out how to reach a generation that no longer reads books or newspapers. Fear of online predators has led teachers and parents to focus primarily on keeping kids safe online. But many young people think these fears are misplaced. Online media has also intensified the social dimensions of adolescence as teens create and play with identities on sites like MySpace and Facebook and encounter intense peer pressure in a variety of virtual worlds. About the Resources. Home. ELEV8ED.

Khan Academy. Free education videos and resources for professional development. Math Help for Parents And Their Kids. Biology Guides, Biodiversity and Free Science Videos. Learning: online learning resources.

CBBC - Home: Free games, cool clips and more CBBC fun. Home. Big Think. Collection List: Light Bulbs. Videos on the People, Issues, and Ideas Changing the World. Free education videos and resources for professional development. Education Video Library. Vision videos. Featured Videos. 3 Clutter-free Ways to Display YouTube Videos. I'm slowly starting to hear more instances of schools allowing teachers and students to access YouTube in their classrooms.

3 Clutter-free Ways to Display YouTube Videos

Last week a reader contacted me for suggestions about displaying YouTube videos in her classroom without accidentally having an inappropriate "related video" show up on the screen. What follows are the three resources I recommend for displaying YouTube without the sidebar advertisements and related videos. View Pure is a simple little tool that strips way all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos.

To use View Pure just copy the link of a video into the "purifier," click purify, and your video will be displayed on a blank white background. You can also install the View Pure bookmarklet to accomplish the same goal. Quietube is a handy little browser extension that removes all the clutter from YouTube allowing you to view only your selected video. Here's what looks like in action. Personal Learning Networks. Streaming Videos For Teaching About Media Literacy. 30+ Alternatives to YouTube. Over the last year I've done a few posts about alternatives to YouTube.

30+ Alternatives to YouTube

This post consolidates all of those resources into one list. If you have a suggestion that should be added to this list, please leave a comment. 1,2,3. This list cannot be started and would be totally incomplete if I did not start by mentioning Teacher Tube,, and iTunes U. My blog posts on the three services are here, here, and here respectively.4. 6,7. 8,9 Vimeo and are two user generated content video sites that have gained some traction over the last year. 11. 12, 13. 15, 16, 17, 18. 19, 20 TED and Big Think offer intellectual discussions and presentations about a wide variety of social, political, scientific, and economic topics.

100 Awesome Classroom Videos to Learn New Teaching Techniques. TeacherTube - Teach the World. Science Tube. Videos. Watch Free Documentaries Online. TED: Ideas worth spreading. PPS Multimedia Library - Streaming Media.

Discovery Education streaming. Homepage. Kids' Vid: Video Production for Students. Education - YouTube EDU.