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The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom

The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom
YouTube is one of the most popular websites on the planet and a vast resource for educational content. The site is home to over 10 million videos tagged as educational, many of them submitted by your fellow teachers. A completely free resource this huge and varied has nearly endless potential for the classroom. Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started. Ways to Use YouTube in the Classroom 1. Many lessons can be enhanced with the right video. Showing videos in the classroom doesn’t have to mean much work for you. 2. Some people learn better by watching than reading, so providing video alternatives to the reading homework you assign could really pay off for some students. 3. YouTube can become a repository for saving and sharing any lectures you record. 4. If you want to do a little more with the video assignments you give, you can use EdPuzzle to: Other Educational Video Resources 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Zane Education is a great resource for subtitled videos. 6. 7. 8. In Short

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