Today I discovered Vibby, a neat little web application that allows you to edit, comment, and interact with YouTube videos in a pinch! The process is relatively simple... First, select the video you want to use: Then, highlight sections of the video you find most interesting, confusing, or conversation-worthy. Select these to make them the … Continue reading Use Vibby To Make YouTube Videos Go Further In Your Classroom!
One of my favorite pastimes, and probably one of the favorite pastimes of your students too, is browsing YouTube for new content. In my procrastination yesterday, I came across a wonderful site that might come in handy in your own classrooms: the Museum of Obsolete Objects. The Museum of Obsolete Objects offers quick, 1-2 minute … Continue reading Museum of Obsolete Objects
I would bet money that YouTube is one of my students most used websites. Whether they are at lunch break or waiting for their parents to pick them up, they care constantly watching music videos, laughing at the newest YouTube sensation, or just browsing for news. As an educator, I think it is important to … Continue reading 18 Ways To Use YouTube With Bloom’s Taxonomy
If you hadn't heard, there is something big going on overseas... the Tour De France! With 19 teams of riders covering of 2,000 miles of land, this massive bicycle race will finish on July 21st at dusk on the streets of Paris. I myself have been following along online, and am always inspired by the … Continue reading The Tour De France Explained in Animation
I learned about VideoNotes from Richard Bryne's incredible blog, and was excited about the possibilities it holds for students and flipped learning. Basically, VideoNotes is an online tool that allows students to take notes while watching videos on the same screen, side-by-side. You can load a video on the left side of the screen by inputting the … Continue reading VideoNotes: Take Notes While Watching Videos!
I'm just as shocked as you are. GoogleReader is one of the biggest staples of my internet perusing, followed closely by another Google product... YouTube. Now we find out that YouTube will also be shut down. Here's the video Google has shared to explain why: April Fool's, y'all!
The Period Table of Videos, true to its name, is a website that features 118 videos (one per major element). The videos include introductory information as well as interesting and engaging experiments, conducted by a team of chemists from the University of Nottingham in collaboration with BBC. Although they now have a complete table of … Continue reading Periodic Table of Videos