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Making Connections to Motivate Student Learning

Discover what motivates a middle school group of students to learn with a peek into a class discussion. Giving students voice and choice in their...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Elementary Example

This elementary student connects learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube. Innovative students connect...

Research Summary: Using Video to Connect Learning

Learners need to connect to new information and make it part of their individual story. Find research highlights that explain why video works to...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube, like Little Book Owl who has thousands...

Screencastify: A Teacher Demonstration

Teacher Jamie G. highlights the Chrome web extension Screencastify and how she uses it in her classroom. This screencasting tool is a quick and easy...

Screencastify Lite: A Student Explains How to Record Gameplay

This tutorial of Screencastify Lite was created by a student and gives the highlights of the Chrome web extension and how they use it to record and...

Why YouTube?

Why does video and YouTube play such an important role in student learning today? Learn how a teacher in Kent, Washington uses YouTube to help...

Growing an Audience on YouTube

Building a community on YouTube is strategic. Learn from certified YouTubers how they build subscribers and create a following of viewers. When...

Creating a YouTube Channel for your Classroom

YouTube is designed so you can create multiple channels under a single account. This is perfect if you teach multiple classes during the day and...

Screencastify: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! These step-by-step directions will walk you through a recording using Screencastify with both the desktop screencast as well as...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

What is a Vlog?

This blog post gives the basic definition of a vlog and some quick tips to get started.  There are lots of great examples of students becoming...

A Student's YouTube Journey

Follow student YouTuber  EthanGamerTV through his journey beginning at age 7 with zero subscribers till he hit over 1,000,000 (yep, that is one...

Reflections from an Expert YouTube Vlogger: Myles Dyer

YouTube expert Myles Dyer (aka Blade376) shares his journey of vlogging through the last 10 years on YouTube.  What hooked him into the platform?...

Make YouTube Safer for Kids

This video from Common Sense Media has some great tips for parents to make YouTube a safer place to search and explore.  Many of the settings, like...

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Copyright Case Study: Vlogs

With the tidal wave of personal video uploads and blogs on the internet, Fair Use practices have come under fire and have been analyzed in great...

YouTube: Annotating Your Videos

If you are creating screencasts or recording your lessons in anyway then you are well on your way to being a blended learning expert. However, one...

Adobe Spark: Creating Videos

The great thing about creating a video in Adobe Spark is that it is very easy. Students of any age could use this as a way to tell their stories....