50 ideas for using video in the classroom

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Video is an incredibly effective medium for showcasing something that we want to share with others. We send videos we create or find to our friends and family through various social media platforms. Videos help us tell our story. Adding video to a lesson can increase the engagement […]. They allow us to share our voice.

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The best way to learn – video textbooks!


At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Clutch videos are specific to each textbook’s chapters full of detailed explanations of its content. Following the videos, Clutch offers a variety of practice problems with their own in-depth videos of solutions.

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Career-ready capstones [VIDEO]

Dangerously Irrelevant

Thought I’d share the video… we need more of this kind of student work and authentic assessment! Creating, making, and doing in Northwest Iowa [VIDEO]. America Achieves has been sponsoring an Educator Voice Fellowship program here in Colorado.

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6 Awesome (and free) Video-editing apps.


Science week is coming up at my school and the students have to make a video of an investigation / experiment. Magisto is such an amazing app; it intuitively knows what to do with your videos and photos. This app makes video-editing a breeze. This video-editor is made by GoPro.

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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

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Not too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. And video editing … well, that just wasn’t readily available to the average person.

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Hippo Video

Technology Tidbits

Hippo Video is an excellent web tool for educators or students to use to create stunning digital videos. Educators are using Hippo to create explainer videos (screencasts), flip a lesson or classroom, assess student's understanding, and even differentiate instruction.

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5 ways to use Adobe Spark Video in your classroom

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Video is a powerful medium for storytelling. And creating videos has never been so simple. With Adobe Spark Video, you and your students can create compelling videos in just a few minutes using professional looking themes […]. Ed Tech Guest Blog Teaching adobe spark digital storytelling edtech ideas for using video in the classroom video ways to use adobe spark video

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An effective video creation platform for teachers and students


Binumi is a great tool for everyone to create videos on any device, anywhere and at anytime. Users get everything they need to create amazing videos: royalty-free footage, editing tools and publishing ability. After creating an account online, video creation is at your fingertips.

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NASA has a huge image, video and audio file library that you can do public search, download or embed the out-of-this-world files. It is a living website, where new and archival images, video and audio files continually are being added. Photo Video TL Advisor Blog Digital Library

The Classroom Video Manifesto: Resources, ideas and more

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Every day, millions of hours of YouTube videos are watched by its 1 billion users. Every minute, 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. It’s no surprise that video engages students in our classrooms.

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto


Students relate to video — it’s a growing part of how they share and how they absorb information. And if you’re looking for a good way to tap into that natural enthusiasm and understanding, it helps if you can communicate with video, too. Video recaps.

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10 tips for great classroom video calls

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Video calls can extend the walls of your classroom all over the world. Ed Tech classroom video calls skype in the classroom using hangouts in class using skype in classUsing them, I believe, is one of the most powerful ways we can leverage classroom technology to create amazing experiences for students. When you use Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime or others, you can … bring guest speakers to your classroom to share […].

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Video Game Design with Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

Create a Video. The following video and articles were reviewed with the learners: How To Write A Good Game Story – [link]. Learners used Storyboard That to create the storyboards for their video games. Create a Video Game.

The backwards bicycle [VIDEO]

Dangerously Irrelevant

What a backwards bicycle can teach us about learning… Fascinating. Hat tip: Will Richardson. No related posts. Learning and Teaching learning

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How video games can help students in class, at home

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We play video games on our phones, our tablets, our computers, or TVs … almost everywhere. Teaching cognitive science edtech educational technology gamification video gamesGames are a daily part of our existence for most of us.

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Introducing the Research@Work Video Series

Digital Promise

To make this process easier, we are pleased to launch the Digital Promise Research@Work video series, introducing 12 research topics that support education practice. The first video tackles a challenging question: How can educators motivate students?

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Britannica Launches Video Storytelling Platform


Encyclopaedia Britannica and Binumi announced today that they have partnered to bring video storytelling into Britannica’s global product lines

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My List of Top Ten Videos of 2018

User Generated Education

I think we are living in amazing times whereby we can access and view high quality videos for free! I have selected some of my favorites from 2018. My criteria for their selection are that they made me laugh, cry, cheer, and/or made me feel inspired and hopeful.

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Loopster - Free Online Video Editor

Educational Technology Guy

Designs is working on a new motorcycle for a company called Loopster , that has something to do with online video work. I go check it out and, lo and behold, it''s a free online video editor! Loopster is a free service that let''s you easily create and edit videos online.

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TONS of (free) 1-3 minute Engaging Math & Science Videos for Kids via @avheuv!


My favorite part about each of Andrew''s videos is that he makes science and math seem easy and fun. Before you know it, the video is over and you''re craving for another bite size video. one evening I sat in bed with Jacob and Riley and watched about 20 of these videos.

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A NEW Fun and Easy Way to Create Videos in the Classroom!


I’ve spent a good part of my time in the classroom before Spring Break making videos with my students using MySimpleShow, a new way to creatively craft content into brief, engaging videos. See an Example Video Creation: . Your video can be ready in just minutes!

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials. No need for you to create the videos.

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Student Project: Problem Solution Videos


One of my favorite projects is the problem solution essay and video. Below is a description of the project with resources, a few examples of my students’ videos of their solutions, and recommended video editors. They do not detract from the overall message of the video.

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Classroom video calls. You can do this. Here’s how

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology facetime global connections google hangouts skype video callsChristian talked about how the flood waters were up to his waist in his house. His classmate described how his dogs cowered under the bed during the hurricane. An articulate fifth grader with tight braids laid out her family’s plan to stock up on food in case of the worst. We got to visit with these […].

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Student Videos: Empowering Creativity and Video Journalism

The ASIDE Blog

Teacher videos are terrific learning tools, but student-created videos are even richer. Creating videos, motion graphics, and animations nudge students to blend a host of proficiencies. animation explainer video motion graphic visual literacy visual thinking

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Over 1,700 Free Educational Videos!


They''ve just completed the integration of over 1,700 Khan Academy videos aligned to the Common Core! CCSS Common Core Common standards CommonCore education videos free classroom videos free lesson plans khan academy Khan videos Mastery Connect MasteryConnect

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Check123: Video Encyclopedia

iLearn Technology

What it is: Check 123 is a new video encyclopedia site for kids. All videos are validated and ranked by Check123 professionals, are 1-3 minutes in length, and a curated on just about any subject you can think of. Check123 videos are also wonderful as provocations for further inquiry.

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10 Inspirational Videos for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

10 Inspirational Videos for Teachers. If you want to do anything on social media, this is a must-watch video. When I fall off my fitness train and get out of the habit, I watch this video and get back on. I came across it as I was embedding the videos above.

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Tips for video conferencing etiquette

WizIQ Education & Technology

Technologies such as video. Teaching Trends and Best Practices Training and Development Training and Education Technology Various online conferencing eti-quette video conference etiquette web conferencing etiquette webinar etiquette

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Shotcut: An open video editing tool

K12 Open Ed

For a long while now, I’ve been looking for a free, preferably open source, video editing tool that was reasonably full-featured but also easy to get started with. Once you open the timeline window, the tool will look familiar if you’ve done video editing.

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Student Project: Problem Solution Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of my favorite projects is the problem solution essay and video. Below is a description of the project with resources, a few examples of my students’ videos of their solutions, and recommended video editors. Student Videos.

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15 YouTube videos all educators must see

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It has videos that always seem to resonate, entertain, educate or inspire. I constantly find encouragement in videos that others share. And in a world where well produced, stunning videos can be created by virtually anyone, it’s easier to find than ever. Whenever I work with teachers, I always have a YouTube playlist handy. Here [.]. Teaching creative teaching edtech educational technology humor inspiration skype youtube

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Free Classroom Brain Break Videos!


All I have to do is select the brain break we need and then the brief video begins to play. The video is a guide that demonstrates exactly what the kids are expected to do. Both videos only took about 3 - 6 minutes (depending on which ones we selected).

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K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Joanna and Matt Pace write videos on a popular YouTube channel, Hopscotch. Today they talk about what makes a great learning video and how to select good videos on YouTube for K-6 students. K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning.

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“Not Normal” [Video]

The CoolCatTeacher

The post “Not Normal” [Video] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We spend way too much time trying to be normal.

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