Tag Archives: youtube

Google plans YouTube clean-up, ready for kid customers

Perhaps an argument for unblocking YouTube at your school!

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Turn Your Classroom into a Time Machine with YouTube

This is a great infographic from Teachinghistory.org that I came across while reading Edudemic’s “How to Use YouTube in Your Classroom.”

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Take a “Crash Course” in US History, Chemistry, World History, Biology, Literature, & Ecology

Screen Shot 2013-03-19 at 8.33.52 AMA thank you to my boyfriend, Elijah Mendoza, for bringing this resource to my attention.

If you are looking for some good brief videos to supplement your course content, check out Crash Courses’ videos on US History, World History, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology, and Literature. The videos are usually only 11-13 minutes in length, have great imagery, and provide accurate information in a thoughtful way. While it won’t replace a week’s worth of lesson plans, it is a great supplement to course content. Check out their YouTube Channel and follow them on twitter.

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media

A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it…

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media.