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Finding the right moment (and many more YouTube tricks)

Finding the right moment (and many more YouTube tricks)
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quietube | Video without the distractions | Youtube, Viddler, Vimeo and more YouTube Accessories 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. View Pure is a simple little tool that strips way all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos. SafeShare.tv makes it possible to view YouTube videos without displaying the related videos and associated comments. Quietube is a handy little browser extension that removes all the clutter from YouTube allowing you to view only your selected video. Tools for Cutting and Remixing YouTube VideosDisclaimer: Some of these tools might be interpreted as a violation of YouTube's terms of service. TubeChop gives you the ability to clip a section from any YouTube video and share it. Splicd is a service that lets users select and share a segment of a YouTube video.

Lesson Plans History American Government High School - USHistorySite.com Answers Grockit Answers is just-in-time Q&A for video lectures. In Grockit Answers, interactions happen around video lectures, and participants ask and answer questions about specific points in the lecture. Since every question is attached to a specific point in time in the video, Grockit Answers displays a question and its answers at the point in the lecture that they are most relevant. And since the things that confuse you are likely to be the same things that confuse others, you'll find that answers to your own questions pop up on the screen just as you're starting to get confused. The Best Resources On “One-To-One” Laptop/Tablet Programs — Please Suggest More! Here’s a link to my two-part Ed Week series on successfully implementing one-to-one programs I’ll soon be covering a question in my Education Week Teacher column about one-to-one laptop/tablet programs, and thought it would be useful to readers (and to me!) to create a “Best” lists on the topic (Check out my nine-minute BAM! Radio Podcast on What Are the Real Benefits of a 1:1 Program? What Are the Biggest Challenges? Educators Alice Barr and Troy Hicks share their thoughts, and they are also among contributors to one of my future Education Week columns on the topic). This list will be fairly limited at the beginning, but I’m confident readers, particularly teachers who are actually doing a one-to-one program, will contribute great stuff in the comments. Here’s a start: Big Educational Laptop and Tablet Projects: Looking at Ten Countries is from Larry Cuban’s blog and provides an excellent overview. The Best Research Available On The Use Of Technology In Schools Tablets Or Laptops?

How to Make an Interactive Lesson Using Youtube We’ve been getting a lot of questions ever since our GMAT Choose Your Own Adventure video went up. Well, one question, really: How can I make one for my students? Answer: It’s easy! Youtube has a great tool called Spotlight that lets you make any video interactive. It’s really handy for lessons and quizzes. Essentially, you can ask students a question — or a series of questions — and when they answer show them a personalized video response according to how they did. Quizzes aren’t always the most exciting things in the world, so this adds a bit of adventure to the experience. Here’s how to do it. 1. In your Youtube account (they’re easy to set up if you don’t have one), take some time to check out the Spotlight tool. 2. Spotlights let you create a clickable area in any part of your video that links to another video on Youtube. For our first video, the Edit Annotation screen looked like this: 3. You can keep this pretty simple. 4. So, back to that first video we annotated. And that’s it!

101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class 1.) The Library of Congress is a great source to find historical documents, photos, art, maps, audio and video, artifacts and other items. The American Memory section organizes items based on topics, time periods and places of American history. The World Digital Library, a cooperative project with UNESCO, includes rare documents from around the world. 2.) 3.) 3.1) EDSITEment "offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies."

del 17 Ju mer man använder datorer i skolan, desto fler tillfällen kommer det att bli då lärare och elever publicerar texter och annat material på nätet. Det största problemet brukar då vara att man inte har rättigheter till de bilder som man tänkt använda. Ett sätt att lösa problemet är att fotografera själva och använda egna bilder, men det är inte altid möjligt. Nedan listar jag ett antal tjänster på nätet som ger tillgång till fotografier som man kan använda. Getty Images har precis släppt 35 miljoner bilder som man får använda icke-kommersiellt bara man länkar till dem. Flickr Använd undersidorna www.flickr.com/commons och www.flickr.com/creativecommons Olika licensrättigheter gäller, se varje enskild bild. Photo Pin Söktjänst för bilder. Pixabay Över 150 000 bilder. Wikimedia commons Innehåller bilder och andra media. Stockphotos for free www.stockphotosforfree.com Över 100 000 bilder.

Interactive Video- Turn Your YouTube Video Into an Interactive Video or Ad For Free Brand your video Make it your own! Add your logo and contact info. Add email forms to your video Allow viewers to sign up for mailing lists and newsletters directly in your video player. Add clickable links and apps Combine video with clickable call-to-actions and forms. Anytime, anywhere, web mobile and social Your interactive videos will work in your Facebook page and feeds. Measure Results Viewbix provides analytics and reports that can reveal trends in views, engagement rates, actions, and conversions - so you can get the results you want!

Advanced Placement Scores, Courses & Exam Center | AP Central - APC Members Home Home 100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers | Online College Courses YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo! News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational. For teachers hoping to infuse multimedia into their classrooms, YouTube makes for an excellent starting point. Plenty of universities, nonprofits, organizations, museums and more post videos for the cause of education both in and out of schools. Multidisciplinary and General Education Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology Social Sciences, History and World Issues BarackObama.com: Love him or hate him, Barack Obama is still America’s president. Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts

Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention. The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on. They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro. So far, so good. The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan. I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society. At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Text by Steve Smith.

Tips på pedagogiska bloggar Det finns ett delat Googledokument som innehåller tips på pedagogiska bloggar. Den som har en pedagogisk blogg kan själv lägga in uppgifter om vad bloggen heter, var man hittar den, vem som driver bloggen, vad den handlar om etc. För den som är intresserad av något särskilt (t ex IKT) är det lätt att se vilka bloggar som skriver om IKT. I dag (28/1 2014) finns det 51 bloggar med i dokumentet (kommentar: sedan jag publicerade inlägget för 5 dagar sedan har antalet bloggar i dokumentet växt till 81 stycken :) ), så du hittar garanterat några som du tycker är intressanta att följa och om du har en egen pedagogisk blogg, lägg in den i dokumentet! Klicka på bilden nedan för att komma till Googledokumentet! Hoppas du hittar intressanta bloggar att följa! Det finns även ett delat Googledokument som innehåller länkar till olika skolrelaterade grupper på Facebook.

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