Video Resources for All Sorts of Learners

Mention video and we all think about YouTube. But educators, students, and even their parents need to identify and access sites where they can find good video clips (sites with a bit more clip curation) as well as lots more information about using video effectively for teaching and learning.

Edudemic, a blog featuring all sorts of materials and learning tools that support educators and their digital-world students, published an August 10, 2012 post with links that its editors judge to be the 100 best video resource sites. Some links lead to video collections while others take users to information about incorporating videos in the classroom. Video tutorials abound. Still more links lead to sites with specific learning tools such as the MIT Open CoursewareClassroom 2.0GoogleTalks and TED talks.

Head on over to Edudemic to check out more than 90 other links.

Google Launching YouTube for Schools

According to an article on the Mashable blog, Google is launching a new YouTube arm that will include convenient educational bells and whistles designed for the world of schools, students, and teachers. YouTube.edu contains features that make the service easier to use for schools that normally restrict YouTube, however the new site will be useful to any teacher that wants to customize videos for classroom viewing.

Teachers from around the country and 600 organizational partners such as the Smithsonian and TED helped to select the initial content for the site and YouTube edu organizes video materials by grade and subject.

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