If you haven’t heard of Gwyneth Jones better known as The Daring Librarian, you are missing out on a wealth of educational resources. I find this page on using video in the classroom particularly useful. Want to download You Tube videos or just show a portion of the video – it’s all here on the site.
Front Row Math has dozens of online math videos and content for student mastery. Front Row comes with hundreds of videos custom-tailored to provide your student with the right help at the right time. Unlike videos you might have used before, their videos are extremely short and right to the point, ensuring the student can pay attention and gets help on the specific problem she is facing.
This web site was designed to connect kids, parents, and teachers with smart, conversation-starting videos – about science, art, music, nature, and more – that probably weren’t made for kids, but are still perfect for them. Yes, it’s true that there are plenty of videos for kids out there, but they often include unnecessary wacky noises or simplistic narration that distracts from the beauty of what’s real, and what’s completely fascinating on its own. Why not share content that doesn’t underestimate what children can learn or might be interested in?
Tech Training Tutorials is a wonderful landing site on the “Ask a Tech Teacher Blog” for all kinds of targeted technology training. You can learn everything from Wikispaces to Evernote to Apps like Haiku Deck.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Twitter, Videos | Posted on May 14, 2013
Heard of Twitter’s latest offering – VINE – a 6 second video experience? Learn how this tool can be used in the classroom. From the Apple site – Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way for your friends and family to see.
Yay Math is an online collection of math video lessons for Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. For the most part, the videos show teachers explaining concepts on a whiteboard, but there is also interaction with students in the class.
Common Core Math Videos from Southeast Comprehensive Center are organized by grade levels. These videos are intended for teachers to show how to take the Math Common Core standards and apply best practices for instruction in the classroom.