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  1. 1. Slideshare, You Tube & Teacher Tube in the classroom Rachel Boyd Marlborough TOD April 2009
  2. 2. You Tube... Is a video sharing service that lets users upload files to You Tube servers where they are available online. Streams more than 100 million videos per day.
  3. 3. Invention of the Year 2006
  4. 4. 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 Age.
  5. 5. 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. Vicki Davis
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Example found on You Tube
  8. 8. Similar to YouTube, Teacher Tube is a video file-sharing site where educators are encouraged to share lesson plans, tips and other instruction-based films.
  9. 9. Teacher Tube... Is an online community. Provides anytime, anywhere professional development for teachers. A site where teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.
  10. 10. Teacher Tube Teacher Tube is a great resource for finding new ideas to introduce concepts or teach skills in your classroom programmes.
  11. 11. Teacher Tube Channels You can browse videos by channel, for example maths, science, writing, reading and even Teacher Tube tutorials.
  12. 12. Example found on Teacher Tube
  13. 13. 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 the classroom. 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.
  14. 14. Options...
  15. 15. Embedding Videos You can also embed You Tube or Teacher Tube videos into a blog or wiki. This means the video can be easily accessed. [See the instructions provided on how to do this]
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17. 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 current topic. Students can use Slideshare to share their work with their classmates or parents/caregivers.
  18. 18. 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 worldwide!
  19. 19. Didn’t go to a conference?? No worries! Accessing presentations through would have to be some of the best professional development around! of all, it is completely
  20. 20. View my portfolio of presentations here:
  21. 21. Embedding Slideshare presentations You can also embed Slideshare Presentations into 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]
  22. 22. Example found on Slideshare Link to presentation
  23. 23. Teachers no longer need to spend hours reinventing the wheel. 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!
  24. 24. So how could you use You Tube, Teacher Tube or Slideshare to support/enhance your teaching?
  25. 25. 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 teaching purposes ~embed it in your blog or wiki ~download it for future class play back
  26. 26. A final thought...
  27. 27. 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. Brenda Dyck
  28. 28. To finish...
  29. 29. Your Questions/ideas...
  30. 30. More? Information, links to articles, resources, tutorials and ideas can be found on: Info. from today’s workshop on:
  31. 31. Thanks! Feel free to contact me if I can be of any assistance. I’d love to see how you’re getting on! Rachel Boyd, Nelson Central School
  32. 32. Image References Image: 'Herding'-