Videos: Why, How, Options

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When I started teaching, videos were used only for a few reasons: to teach historical events, as a prize for something students did well, or for the sub to fill the time while I was out. Why use videos. How to use videos. 3 Great Video Tools that Modify and Redefine Learning.

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5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves.

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Learning and Reflecting with Video

A Principal's Reflections

In my quest to practice what I preach and grow, I have begun to utilize video as a means to articulate ideas, share my learning, and openly reflect. When you think about the potential video has to articulate a message, it makes sense to harness its power.

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Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Video directions are a game-changer. Instead of typing out step-by-step directions, record a quick 30-60 second video explaining the steps. Second, video directions put the students in control. Teachers can create two types of video directions using Screencastify.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How to Teach With Videos

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A topic I get a lot of questions on lately is videos. I reviewed mysimpleshow , a new tool that is getting a lot of buzz, and then asked them to share how their digital tool addresses this burgeoning interest in video. The pedagogical benefits of teaching with video are plentiful.

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Game Jam: Creating a Video Game

User Generated Education

The game categories were: Board, Card, Action, and Video games. I encouraged my 5th and 6th grade gifted learners at one of my schools to enter the video game category. I scaffolded instruction (described below) but they created their story narratives, storyboards, and video games.

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50 ideas for using video in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

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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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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Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. This year make a goal of motivating students to share their knowledge through a video project. In my books find lesson plans, handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Video Projects from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

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When I started teaching, videos were a rarity. But the excuse I used, as did most of my colleagues, was: It takes too much time to find the right videos to support so many different personal demands. Videos can be searched by topic or decade. C-Span video library.

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Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. Suggested guide to video searching. Effectively using educational videos could become a large burden or blessing to teachers.

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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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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Leading With Video

A Principal's Reflections

There is no denying the power of video in society. In a 2014 Forbes article , Richard Tiland makes some significant points when it comes to video and leadership. For example: The use of video is so ubiquitous in our everyday lives; it has become part of our subconscious.

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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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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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“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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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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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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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

Ditch That Textbook

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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10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom. There are plenty of reasons why videos are great educational tools, and there are many tools on the web to help provide you with video content. Learn Storytelling: Videos are stories in motion.

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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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The Classroom Video Manifesto: Resources, ideas and more

Ditch That Textbook

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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7 Tips for Making Great Student “Pitch” Videos

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As I’ve recently blogged about several contests where students create “pitch” videos for learning, some teachers probably want some advice on creating such a “pitch” video. Student video contests can be fun.

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Cute Video on Keyboarding

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From Kidztype , a 1.5-minute video on the essence of keyboarding. Enjoy! –Full disclosure: Kidztype is an Ask a Tech Teacher sponsor. More keyboarding: Keyboarding 101. Touch Typing Basics from KidzType. My Students Think Hunt-and-Peck is Good Enough. What do I do?

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FlexClip - new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose

Educational Technology Guy

FlexClip is a new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose and they have a specific education page at [link] FlexClip's education video maker will help you create a custom video or presentation in no time for its ease of use. video

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3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely. #1 If teachers are planning to use video conference to simply transfer information (e.g., lectures or mini-lessons), I would suggest recording a video and allowing students to self-pace through that video.

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Unleashing the True Potential of Video for Learning

A Principal's Reflections

She then watches the video to self-critique her form and reflect on what can be done to improve. On many occasions, she will then take the video clips to her coach for feedback. The above story lays out how video can effectively be utilized to support learning.

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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.

VIDEO TUTORIAL: How to Quickly Transcribe Audio Files [Video]

The CoolCatTeacher

The post VIDEO TUTORIAL: How to Quickly Transcribe Audio Files [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.

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My List of Best Education Videos – 2019

User Generated Education

Here is my annual list of best education videos. Feel Good Videos. Youth Voice. As you’ll notice the first several are youth voices.

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Teaching with 360 Videos


Click this link for the article – great info about teaching with 360 videos Tagged: 360 videos , edtech , education , learning , resources , teachers , teaching , teaching ideas , VR. education 360 videos edtech learning resources teachers teaching teaching ideas VR

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Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students. Vicki: Let’s talk about making videos with kids! Joe, where do we start, making videos with kids? What would be an example of a video you’ve seen in math or in history? Give us an example of a video in an unlikely subject.

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Edit and Share Videos Like a Rock Star

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, knowledge is often acquired via audio, video, role-playing, and other approaches that address the varied learning styles of today’s students. One communication method that has seriously grown up from even a generation ago is video. Video apps. Video websites.

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