For thousands of teachers, YouTube is
more than a modern day video store...
it's a chance to redefine traditional
education by engaging students in a
format more tailored to the Modern
Humans are deeply influenced by video, particularly
those with an emotional anchor in their past.
The effective use of video can give us breakthrough
moments with our students.
will become “Dead Tube”
for educators if they don’t wake up.
Launched in March 2009 You Tube Edu
aggregates thousands of
free lectures from
over a hundred universities
across U.S.A, including MIT, Yale,
Harvard, Stanford and many more.
Similar to YouTube,
Teacher Tube is a video file-sharing site
where educators are encouraged
to share lesson plans, tips and other
Is an online community.
Provides anytime, anywhere
A site where teachers can post videos
designed for students to view in order to
learn a concept or skill.
Teacher Tube is a great resource for
finding new ideas to introduce
concepts or teach skills in your
Teacher Tube Channels
You can browse videos by channel, for
example maths, science, writing, reading
and even Teacher Tube tutorials.
Overcoming Internet Problems
You cannot always rely on
a video on the Internet to
play perfectly and fluidly
when you want to use it in
A great option to avoid this,
and also allow you to keep
the video on
your computer is to
download it for your
own personal use.
You can also
embed You Tube
or Teacher Tube
videos into a
blog or wiki.
This means the video
can be easily
[See the instructions provided
on how to do this]
The world’s largest community for
sharing presentations on the web.
Users can upload their presentations
online for others to view and share.
Allows embedding of your PowerPoint
presentations in blogs and wikis.
Slideshare allows both educators
and students to share their work
with their peers.
Educators can use Slideshare during lesson
preparation to find resources based on their
Students can use Slideshare to share their work
with their classmates or parents/caregivers.
Slideshare for Professionals
Slideshare is great for professionals like teachers.
You can effectively build a digital portfolio to
share with peers across the world.
Your lessons can reach and teach others
Didn’t go to a conference??
Accessing presentations through
would have to be some of the best
professional development around!
...best of all, it is completely
View my portfolio of presentations here:
Embedding Slideshare presentations
You can also
a blog or wiki.
This means the
PowerPoint will be able
to be flicked through like
a mini book on the site.
[See the instructions provided on
how to do this]
Example found on Slideshare
Link to presentation
Teachers no longer need
to spend hours reinventing
By surfing the right sites, you’re
likely to find material to support
your teaching programmes.
...and best of all, they’re
completely free and ready for you
to take advantage of!
So how could you use
You Tube, Teacher Tube
to support/enhance your
Let’s go for a surf...
Sites to investigate on:
(scroll to bottom)
You may want to try to:
~locate a useful video for your
~embed it in your blog or wiki
~download it for future class play back
Herding a class of students down to the
computer lab to watch a few catchy videos has
no more learning benefit
than turning a class of students onto the Internet for
a half hour of random surfing.
The power of YouTube only is activated when the
teacher has a clear idea of how a
specific video clip
can be used to introduce a concept or theme,
instigate a discussion, or serve as a writing prompt.
Information, links to articles, resources,
tutorials and ideas can be found on:
Info. from today’s workshop on:
Thanks! Feel free to
contact me if I can
be of any assistance.
I’d love to see
how you’re getting on!
Nelson Central School