Top 10 Educational Videos of 2011 Another year is coming to a close. And with the New Year approaching, it’s a great time to reflect on topics and issues that impacted our learning in 2011. I traveled all over the country again in 2011 speaking to K-12 educators on the power that video can have on student learning. I have personally witnessed the amazing influence video has had on my own students’ learning during my past nine years in education. 2011 was no exception in the diverse and powerful videos that some of our world leaders, or future world leaders, created. Therefore, I have decided to list the top 10 educational videos I watched this past year. Now, I will concede that there may be better videos in our global stratosphere.
K12 Blended and Online Learning Open Educational Resource: K12 Blended and Online Learning This is a free teacher professional learning resource developed by Kennesaw State University faculty in the Bagwell College of Education (BCOE). This open educational resource can be used holistically or in parts depending on your organizational/individual learning needs. This Open Educational Resource is designed to meet the following goals and objectives: Through the successful completion of modules 1-4 of this OER, you will gain introductory knowledge of effective K12 blended and online instruction and be able to: Through the successful completion of modules 5-8 of this OER, you will demonstrate introductory skills of designing and developing K12 blended and online learning experiences by being able to:
Library Videos Resources for School Librarians - Index Videos About School Libraries School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian - By Capstone Press. Highly Effective School Librarians Cultivate 21st Century Learners - From the Colorado State Library. The 21st Century School Library Media Program - This excellent video is the result of a collaboration between the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Association for Media in Education. What Do Teacher Librarians Do - A great video by the school librarians of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
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. 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. Get Your Free Collaborize Classroom Account “ Underground Resource Gives Every Student A Voice For Successful Classroom Discussions… For FREE! ” I’m about to show you how it works.
Videos Contribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us Home › Videos E-mail / Videos display: page | 1 2 3 4 5 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. At school, teachers are trying to figure out how to reach a generation that no longer reads books or newspapers. This Year’s 10 Best TED Talks To Share With Students In honor of the recent TED Live announcement , I thought it’d be a good idea to remind you why TED rocks. Below is just a small fraction of the amazing presentations put on by the folks over at TED. Each one of the presentations embedded below is perfect for sharing with students and showing in class*.