Streaming Video Resources for the Classroom
A new streaming video resource designed for high schools with over 21,000 titles and 200,000 video segments in 24 subjects, searchable by state standards! You can email a video, create your own account, add a video segment to an assignment in Google Classroom!
(To get to the login page, simply google ‘Classroom Video on Demand’)
Youtube helpful hints: Add #education or #documentary to your search at YouTube. Click on Filters and choose Duration of more than 20 minutes.
According to Netflix, showing a video from your own Netflix account in the classroom is considered acceptable “personal use” by a teacher.
Links to other educational streaming video websites:
WatchKnowLearn.org provides easy access to the best free educational videos available on the Internet. More than 50,000 educational videos are sorted and ranked in a directory of over 5,000 categories and are made available without any registration or fees. There is a helpful age filter on the left side of the website.
This awesome site provides more than 2.5 million lessons and interactive educational activities incorporating videos in the classroom!
An awesome site for videos related to American History, arranged by time period and by topics ranging from Native Americans, Slavery, the Civil War, Presidents, Wars, Technology and Money.
Watch videos and clips from the Discovery Channel at their website.
Watch thousands of free PBS videos from shows such as Nova, Nature and History Detectives
Search for Videos in the search bar on the upper right of the page or look under the categories that include nature, animals, science and history.
“635 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.” Films in the public domain.
The National Science Digital Library provides links to free online videos and other resources for teachers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
“Green.TV is a worldwide, multi-channel production and publishing platform for environment, sustainability and clean-tech content – on mobile, online and on connected TV.” Videos are available on topics such as Climate Change, Technology, Energy and Nature.
HippoCampus.org provides core academic videos, animations, and simulations on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.
MIT OpenCourseWare’s “High School Highlights” features educational resources and video lectures from the MIT curriculum in math, science, engineering, social sciences and humanities that may be most beneficial to high school students.
The official site for TED Talks; browse the site for 2,500+ TED Talks…”Ideas Worth Spreading”
The mission of Khan Academy is to provide “a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” The site features thousands of “micro lectures” as well as interactive quizzes on topics in Math, Science, Economics and Finance, as well as the Humanities. See all of the Khan Academy Math lessons aligned with the Common Core here: https://www.khanacademy.org/commoncore/map#grade-HSN
Over 150 free full-length Documentaries for free, promoted by Anton Pictures
TeacherTube.com is a video sharing website similar to YouTube but containing over 400,000 educational videos.
“Films For Action Presents: The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm”