10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About Though it has some competition, YouTube remains the premier video site on the web. With a staggering amount of videos uploaded every day, some people even make a living from the service. 10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube 10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube Here are 10 great alternatives to YouTube, although the "better than" is obviously open to debate... Read More No matter if you’re a casual YouTube user or go looking for the craziest channels you can find, there are all sorts of ways to tweak YouTube to make it just right for you. Let’s look at some URL tricks to get more out of the service. 1. Typically, when you copy a link to a YouTube video, it starts from the beginning. You can do this in a couple of ways. youtube.com/watch? Can be shared 90 seconds in using this URL: youtube.com/watch? If you don’t want to use the manual method, pause the video at the time you’d like to share it at, then right-click and choose Copy video URL at current time. 2. youtube.com/watch?
Not In Our Town - The Billings, Montana Story This critically acclaimed PBS special which sparked a national movement against hate and intolerance tells the uplifting story of how the residents of Billings, Montana, joined together when their neighbors were threatened by white supremacists. Townspeople of all races and religions swiftly moved into action. Religious and community leaders, labor union volunteers, law enforcement, the local newspapers and concerned individuals stood united and spoke loudly for a hate-free community, proclaiming in no uncertain terms "Not In Our Town!" About NIOT Not In Our Town (NIOT) is a national movement that encourages and connects people who are responding to hate and working to build more inclusive communities. Developed by The Working Group, Not In Our Town uses the power of media, grassroots events, educational outreach and online activities to help communities talk to and learn from each other. Click for airdates of Not In Our Town - Communities Uniting Against Hate
Telling Their Stories open thinking » 90+ Videos for Tech. & Media Literacy Update December 3/09: There has been much interest in this list so I have transferred this resource to a wiki. This post will remain, but I would be happy if others contributed to the wiki version found here. Thanks for your interest in media education. Over the past few years, I have been collecting interesting Internet videos that would be appropriate for lessons and presentations, or personal research, related to technological and media literacy. Here are 70+ videos organized into various sub-categories. These videos are of varying quality, cross several genres, and are of varied suitability for classroom use. Conversation Starters: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 21st Century Learning: 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 21st Century Schools – This is a video prepared by the Department of Children, Schools and Families in the United Kingdom. 17. 18. 19. 20. Copyright, Copyleft & Remix/Mashup Culture: 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Influence of Media on Society: 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37.
7 of the Most Inspiring Videos on the Web Stuck in a cubicle all day? Hit a brick wall on that project? Not sure what to do next with your life? You need some inspiration, and you're in luck because the web is full of inspiring stories captured on video. Video is the perfect vehicle for an inspiring story because it can make the story come alive like no other medium. Below is a list of 7 of the most of the inspiring videos on the web, embedded so you can watch them here. 1. William Kamkwamba was 14 when he built a windmill from scrap parts in order to provide enough electricity to power 4 lightbulbs and 2 radios in his home in his tiny village in Malawi. Kwakwamba's inspiring story teaches us to dream big. 2. Autistic basketball player Jason McElwain spent most of his high school career cheering his team on from the bench as team manager — until the final 4 minutes of his final game as a senior. McElwain, who never complained about being left off the roster, shows us that attitude is everything. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
quietube | Video without the distractions | Youtube, iPlayer, Viddler, Vimeo and more Add video to your webpage Adding Video to Your Webpage There are a couple of options to adding video to a webpage. Let's look at two of them. One option is to link to the file like this: View the First Helmet video here. This option works well and is very simple. A modification of this method is to take a video screenshot (or any image) and link to the file from the image. Click the image to view the video. More visually appealing and has a greater chance of getting your visitor to actually watch the video. The third option that we will review today is EMBEDDING a video in your page.