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Instructions for utilizing Discovery Education streaming video in the classroom.

Instructions for utilizing Discovery Education streaming video in the classroom.

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  • 1. Discovery Streaming Video
    A User’s Guide
  • 2. Login with your user name and password.
    If you have never had a user name and password, or if you’re transferring from another district, use the district passcode to register for a new account.
    Log In
  • 3.
  • 4. Curriculum Standard
    Grade Level
    Searching Options
  • 5.
  • 6. Curriculum Standards Search
    Select an option from each drop-down menu
    Click on standards to break them down into their components
    Click on links (underlined standards) to locate videos on those standards
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9. Information includes length, brief description, and copyright date
    You can sort by best match, most popular, or recently added
    You can click on “Add to My Content” to save
    You can view all applicable curriculum standards for the video
    You can narrow results by media type, video detail, materials, and service
    Results List
  • 10. Click on title or thumbnail of video
    Click on play button in center of video
    If desired, download to computer
    Larger file sizes are lower on the list and will take up more space and time
    To view in fullscreen, click on white rectangle with black center surrounded by four arrows
    To return to preview, press ESC key
    To Preview
  • 11.
  • 12. Adjusting Video
    Prior to maximizing video, adjust buttons below screen
    Use slide to adjust sound
    Play, fast forward, rewind, stop and pause are the same as for a VCR or iPod
  • 13. Allows you to search by subject and grade level simultaneously
    Reduces your results to a manageable number
    You can simply select subject and grade level or narrow your search further with a topic
    You might also want to select “Full Video” to narrow media type
    Advanced Search
  • 14.
  • 15. Other Features
    You can share links on social networking sites
    If your selected video is a segment of a full video, other segments of the video will appear to the right of the page
    You can select any of these items to add to your content
    Each page indicates whether or not the content is Closed Captioned