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Best Video Sites for Educators

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Jun 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Topics: K-12, OER, educational videos, digital content
Sometimes the best way to supplement a lesson is with a well-chosen video, but it can be tricky to find the right resource. To simplify your search, check out this selection of links compiled by Edudemic.

Be sure to view the rest of the 100 total links, which cover professional development, general video collections, how-tos and more.

Educational Video Collections
  • Edutopia: An awesome place to find learning ideas and resources, Edutopia has videos, blogs, and more, all sorted into grade levels.
  • YouTube EDU: A YouTube channel just for education, you can find primary and secondary education, university-level videos, and even lifelong learning.

  • Classroom Clips: Classroom Clips offers media for educators and students alike, including video and audio in a browseable format.
  • neoK12: Find science videos and more for school kids in K-12 on neoK12.
  • OV Guide: Find education videos on this site, featuring author readings and instructional videos.
  • CosmoLearning: This free educational website has videos in 36 different academic subjects.
  • Google Educational Videos: Cool Cat Teacher offers this excellent tutorial for finding the best of Google’s educational videos.
  • Brightstorm: On Brightstorm, students can find homework help in math and science, even test prep, too.
  • Explore.org: Explore.org shares live animal cams, films, educational channels, and more for your classroom to explore.

  • UWTV: Offered by the University of Washington, UWTV has videos in the arts, K-12, social sciences, health, and more.
  • Videolectures.net: With Videolectures.net, you’ll get access to browseable lectures designed for the exchange of ideas and knowledge, offering videos in architecture, business, technology, and many more categories.
  • TED-Ed: From a site that’s long been known for big ideas, you’ll find TED-Ed, videos specifically designed to act as highly engaging and fun lessons.
  • Zane Education: Zane Education offers resources for visual learning, including the very popular on demand subtitled videos.
  • Backpack TV: In this educational video library, you’ll find a special interest in math, science, and other academic subjects.
  • MentorMob: Featuring learning playlists, MentorMob is a great place to find lessons you want to teach.
  • Disney Educational Productions: This resource from Disney is a great place to find videos for students at the K-12 level.

Science, Math and Technology

  • Green Energy TV: On Green Energy TV, you’ll find learning resources and videos for the green movement, including a video version of the children’s book Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet.
  • BioInteractive: Find free videos and other resources for teaching “ahead of the textbook” from BioInteractive, part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
  • ARKive: Share images and videos of the world’s most endangered species with your students, thanks to ARKive. These wildlife films and photos are from some of the world’s best filmmakers and photographers, sharing stunning images that everyone can appreciate.
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  • MathTV: Students who need extra help with math can find support on MathTV. This site offers videos explaining everything from basic mathematics all the way to trigonometry and calculus.
  • The Vega Science Trust: A project of Florida State University, The Vega Science Trust shares lectures, documentaries, interviews, and more for students to enjoy and learn from.
  • The Science Network: Check out The Science Network, where you’ll find the world’s leading scientists explaining concepts including viruses and the birth of neurons.
  • PopTech: Bringing together a global community of innovators, PopTech has videos explaining economics, water, and plant-based fuels.
  • PsychCentral: Students can learn about what makes people tick through PsychCentral’s brain and behavior videos.
  • How Stuff Works: The video channel from How Stuff Works offers an in-depth look at adventure, animals, food, science, and much more.
  • Science Stage: Find science videos, tutorials, courses, and more streaming knowledge on Science Stage.
  • Exploratorium TV: Allow students to explore science and beyond with Exploratorium TV’s videos, webcasts, podcasts, and slideshows.
  • SciVee: SciVee makes science visible, allowing searchable video content on health, biology, and more.
  • The Futures Channel: Visit the Futures Channel to find educational videos and activities for hands-on, real world math and science in the classroom.
  • All Things Science: For just about any science video you can imagine, All Things Science has it, whether it’s about life after death or space elevators.
  • ATETV: Check out Advanced Technological Education Television (ATETV) to find videos exploring careers in the field of technology.

About Joe Clarkin

Joe Clarkin is a former copywriter at MBS. When he’s not working or studying, you’re most likely to find him reading a book or watching a game.

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