<ul><li>The Curriculum Resource Bank from TVOntario and The Education Network of Ontario provides FREE access to streaming video for all Ontario schools. </li></ul>
What is Streaming Video? <ul><li>It is the process of viewing video on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>A streamed file is downloaded and viewed at the same time, but leaves behind no files on the viewer’s computer. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also download videos or video clips, save them, and use them later. </li></ul>
How do I Use Video Streaming? <ul><li>Just as you would any other video or DVD. </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><ul><li>because it’s digital, you can place clips in multimedia presentations or Websites. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><ul><li>because every student can have an ID, individual students can do the same thing. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><ul><li>because it’s on the Internet, you can do this at school or at home. </li></ul></ul>
How do I Get Started? <ul><li>Go to the website: www.curriculumresourcebank.com </li></ul>2. Click here.
There are three ways to search. By keyword with optional grade level. By grade, subject and curriculum strand.
There are three ways to search. By keyword with optional grade level. By grade, subject and curriculum strand. By series title.
The symbol indicates the type of resource. Yellow indicates the TVO program. In the white sections below the program info are descriptions of the segments or learning objectives within the program.
The series from which the content comes. You can click to download a PDF version of the series guide.
Each segment has been correlated to Ontario curriculum expectations. Click on the code to display a popup with the subject, grade, curriculum strand, and expectation.
The video selector lets you view the CRB programs and segments by streaming the content live or by downloading the file to your hard drive for later viewing. You can view with Real Player, Quicktime or Windows Media Player (all available for download free) You can select the connection speed. Probably that will be HS (high speed.) Or you can add to playlist.
When you select a Stream option, the player window opens in the top left corner of your desktop. You cannot resize the window. When you select a Download option, you can save the segment for later viewing. IMPORTANT NOTE The only way to have full screen display is to download and open the file in your media player. You can then select the full display option on your media player.
You can create a playlist and add to it. A playlist is just a way of storing video programs for easy access. When you select add to playlist the video will be added to your playlist. Click to view your playlist.
How to set up student accounts It is recommended that one teacher be the local administrator. Teachers or the local admin sign themselves up. Teachers set up accounts for the students they teach. Student access is limited to streaming video. After you set yourself up, use the Account Management button to set up student accounts.
CRB: Prepare Them for the Future! www.curriculumresourcebank.com