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READY TO START USING YOUTUBE IN YOUR CLASSROOM? HERE ARE SOME IDEAS TO GET YOU GOING.


100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers: Videos are grouped by discipline such as art, science, etc.

English/Languages: YouTube videos are used to enhance lectures, clarify with students the subtle hints of language, and to further explain grammar. In this lecture, a professor explains the difference between now and still. Pretty boring. However, here is a video on grammar with two high school-aged students teaching vocabulary on grammar such as the parts of speech. Podcasts are a favorite of English class, reading aloud, guiding lessons, and keeping students up to date on grammar explanations we cover in class.

Social Studies: Often the information in social studies is difficult to retain, and for students, unless anchored with some sort of mnemonic device, is difficult to be recalled. In 7th grade history, for example, students are learning about Ancient History. One figure they study is Charlemagne. In order for students to learn the facts of Charlemagne, a teacher could teach the material, but then enhance the teaching with a video from YouTube. For an example of a catchy song packed with information, look at this video on Charlemagne.