Looking for educational video content on the web becomes almost synonymous with searching popular video platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo and to a certain extent TED. Important as these sites are but they are not the sole places where you can access school friendly video content. There are in fact some other powerful platforms that provide video content specifically designed for education community. Below are some good examples:
‘SchoolTube.com is the nation’s largest K-12 moderated video sharing platform, specifically designed for students and educators – exclusively endorsed by over twenty national education associations.Empowering students and teachers through the use of video, with a safe, informative, and fun video sharing experience.’
‘YouTube Teachers was created to help teachers leverage video to educate, engage and inspire their students. Here you will find tips and tricks for bringing YouTube into the classroom, as well as over 400 video playlists curated by CUE and aligned with the Common Core. YouTube.com/Teachers is part of YouTube’s larger educational initiative, YouTube EDU, featuring more than 700K educational videos created by leading experts and organizations such as PBS, TEDEd, and Khan Academy.’
‘Academic Earth was launched on the premise that everyone deserves access to a world-class education. In 2009, we built the first collection of free online college courses from the world’s top universities. The world of open education has exploded since then, so today our curated lists of online courses are hand selected by our staff to show you the very best offerings by subject area. We also make sure there is something for everyone: whether you want to explore a new topic or advance in your current field, we bring the amazing world of academia to you for free.’
Khan Academy’s offers a library of over 6000 educational videos that you can access across different devices and platforms. These videos cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with tutorials on finance and history.
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