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  • 1. YouTube in the Classroom Melbourne Central Catholic Teacher In-Service February 17, 2012
  • 2. “Make Your Hearers See Things” - Aristotle
  • 3. Benefits of YouTubeIt’s Free!FlexibilityAge Appropriate VideosAccommodates Self Pacing / It’s Not 1 Size Fits AllIncreases Student InterestHumanizes the Classroom / Sparks Lively DiscussionEasy Sharing w/ Teachers, Students, Parents, CommunityAllows Subscribers to Organize / Archive ContentProvides for Remediation, Extension & ReviewGreat for Stations / Jig Sawing
  • 4. YouTube Is Legal!!
  • 5. US Code Title 17 - Copyrights CHAPTER 1 Sec. 107. - Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use“…the fair use of a copyrighted work, including suchuse by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or byany other means specified by that section, forpurposes such as criticism, comment, newsreporting, teaching (including multiple copies forclassroom use), scholarship, or research, is NOT aninfringement of copyright.”
  • 6. YouTube For Schools
  • 7. How Do You Use Videos in the Classroom?
  • 8. What YouTube Can Do
  • 9. Flip Your ClassroomStudents Watch Video of Basic Concepts at HomeFocus in Class on Applying those ConceptsStudents Work Collaboratively with their ClassmatesRather than Simply Listening to you LectureIt Can Make Your Life EasierView an Example Now: The Flipped Classroom
  • 10. Here’s An Idea!Create Quizzes as a Google FormComplete Google Quiz w/ Accompanying VideoGet Instant Feedback on What Theyre LearningEmbed Your Quiz on a Class Blog or SiteWatch Video & Complete Quiz at the Same TimeView an Example
  • 11. How to Use YouTube in the Classroom How to Use YouTube in the Classroom
  • 12. YouTube, VOA, China & OMG
  • 13. Things We Can Show You How To Do…..SearchPlayBufferEnlarge VideoSave / Send a URLEdit A HyperlinkEmbed a Video into a Wiki, Blog, Website, PowerPointCreate an Account / Sign InSubscribe to Specific SectionsUpload Your Own Videos
  • 14. Things We Might Be Able To Show You How To Do…..Embed YouTube Videos to PowerPointWe Need Office 2010!!!!!Download YouTube VideosEdit / Crop YouTube VideosSave YouTube VideosPlay YouTube Videos w/out Internet Connection
  • 15. Word to the WiseYouTube is Not Easy to SecureIs the Video Age-Appropriate?Advertisement Pop Ups Can Be InappropriateComments Can Be Very InappropriateSuggested Videos Can Be InappropriateSearch for Files BEFORE Class / Not DURING!Embedding Videos Solves Many of the Problems
  • 16. Other YouTube TipsCue Video BEFORE Beginning the PresentationAllow it to BufferCheck Room Lighting, Visual Distance & AcousticsAdjust Projector Settings For Optimal LookCarefully Evaluate the Time Needed to Show It Time to Introduce, Show & Integrate the Video Student Discussion Time
  • 17. out:, Educational Videos Organized andApproved for Easy Teacher UseVery Safe ContentA YouTube Proxy Site
  • 18. by Universities & School SystemsTeacher ApprovedVery ScholarlySearch for Any Subject @ Any Grade Level
  • 19. The Khan AcademyThe Khan AcademyA Not-For-Profit Organization with the Mission of Providing aWorld-Class Education to Anyone, AnywhereFunded by Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationA library of over 2,800 videosCovers everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history298 practice exercisesOver 100 Million Lessons ServedThis is a great site for educators and students
  • 20. This site is a resource for educators everywhere to learn how to use YouTube as an educational tool Includes….. Lesson Plan Suggestions Highlights of Great Educational Content on YouTube Training on How to Film Your Own Educational Videos
  • 21. Here’s Another IdeaCreate Interactive Video QuestsUse YouTube annotations to create "Chooseyour own adventure" style video questsView an example nowYou can also create a video guide
  • 22. Out: Things ExplainedFast-Paced, Interesting VideosIdeal for Bell-ringer Activities, Closures, ReviewsHave Students Create Their Own
  • 23. Are A Few Good Ones: The Problems with First Past the Post Voting Explained The Alternative Vote Explained What are Continents? Daylight Savings Time Explained 2012 & The End Of The World 10 Misconceptions Rundown Coffee: The Greatest Addiction Ever The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Death to Pennies A Brief History of Santa How the Electoral College Works
  • 24. Does God Exist...... On YouTube?Time Magazine Special: Finding God on YouTubeCatholic / Religion Channels on YouTube:
  • 25. Good Ed Sites on YouTube
  • 26. More Good Ed Sites on YouTube
  • 27. “The really interesting highwayapplications will grow out of theparticipation of tens or hundreds, ormillions of people, who will not justconsume entertainment and otherinformation, but will create it, too.” Bill Gates, 1995
  • 28. What Should BeOur YouTube Policy @ MCC?
  • 29. ContactBeth Hals @ halse@melbournecc.orgDave Koos @