197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. From teaching Mandarin Chinese to busting myths about Astronomy, the educational possibilities are virtually endless pun intended! Because we can now sift through thousands of resources while navigating a single repository, the potential for inspiration and growth in the field of education has reached a new height. Here are the top channels worth following based on views, subscriptions, and quality of content: General Physical Sciences Engineering & Technology Mr.
Ramping Up Technology for Your Next PBL Project In my last post about taking PBL projects up a notch, I focused on integration of subject matters and disciplines. Fittingly, this post focuses on integrating technology. Teachers often adjust and improve projects by finding new and innovative ways to infuse technology into the PBL process and products. However, it's not about more technology tools, but about the intentional use of the tools available. In my classroom, one of the driving forces for reflection in terms of technology integration is the Technology Integration Matrix from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology. Authentic Audience Communication Teachers often struggle to physically bring authentic audience members into the learning environment. From Products to Management Tech and PBL newbies find easy integration with PBL products. Technology to Assess Collaboration Technology Literacy as a 21st Century Skill
Wiki What is the OneVille Project? The OneVille Project is a community research and action project in Somerville, Massachusetts (2009-2012). Our goal: to support community cooperation in young people's success, by supporting communication and collaboration between the diverse people who share young people's lives. Specifically, people of all ages in our diverse community have been testing how low cost and commonplace technology might help students, educators, families, and other supporters: -communicate about each young person's life and progress; -share information, ideas, and resources across schools and the community. Six Smaller Projects The OneVille Project divided up into six smaller projects exploring tools and strategies to help people communicate. Data dashboards Eportfolios Texting Schoolwide toolkit/parent connector network Citywide information sharing Computer infrastructure You can also click the sidebar to explore each project. Want to discuss this project in another language?