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YouTube Live: Bookmark It

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Google Hangouts on Air is being moved to YouTube Live YouTube live allows you to live broadcast to YouTube and have the recording automatically save to YouTube. I really like the features of YouTube live. There is an integrated chat for those watching the video stream that is really nice. It also seems I am […]

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30 Second Videos for Your Students

Personally, I cringe when I hear a teacher mention they are making videos for their students. I absolutely advocate for teachers to create videos. However, regardless of the medium, student engagement matters. Too often I see 10-20 minute videos for students to watch. Ugh. Ten Seconds Research shows that people decide in the first 10 […]

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5 Ways to Teach with YouTube

I bought Minecraft for my 7 year old son and asked him if he needed help with it. “No, I just looked it up on YouTube.” We all know that YouTube is a great source for tutorial videos. Did you know that YouTube is the #2 search engine? Students are very likely to look up […]

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Editing Creative Commons YouTube Videos

Creative Commons is a type of copyright license that allows others to utilize the work, with credit! I am a big advocate of teaching our students about copyright and to ensure that we use images and works with a Creative Commons license to set a good example. Click Here for more information on Creative Commons. […]

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YouTube: Isolate a Video from a Playlist

On occasion I will be viewing a YouTube video, but it is part of set of videos in a playlist. The URL at the top links to the playlist. This is a problem for when I want to isolate the video in the playlist and only share the one video. Edit the URL Notice the […]

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YouTube Playlist Tips

When I am making videos for my online classes I strive to create 30 second video clips. 3 minutes is my upper limit, but I really try not to get anywhere close to that length for a video. Rather than one long video I record for 30 seconds at a time and put the collection of […]

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Google Hangout on Air: Watching YouTube Videos

One of the advantages the Google Hangout (GHO) has over Skype is the ability to watch YouTube videos together at the same time. I especially like this feature for online learning. When students are asked to collaborate together Google Hangouts can be a way for small groups to get together in real time. If the […]

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Tim Payne’s PE YouTube lesson

  Tim Payne is a Physical Education pre-service teacher in my class. In going over the YouTube in the classroom lesson today Tim came up with a great idea. Film the students in a game or completing an activity. Upload the video to YouTube. Set the video as Creative Commons Click on the settings wheel […]

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CIPA does NOT require YouTube to be blocked

I would like to put a sign above every door in a school district to help everyone remember why they are there. Occasionally I have been surprised  at some of the policies by a few administrators or IT people. Some policies and practices are necessary, but we need to always remember that we are not […]

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Copying a YouTube Video to Another YouTube Account

I asked my students to create a YouTube video and create annotations (like sticky notes on the video) by editing their video within YouTube. Problem is, apparently on their GAFE (Google Apps for Education) account the option to add annotations was not working. This necessitated that we copy the videos to personal YouTube account. Step […]

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Students Sharing Content with Teacher using Smart Phones or Tablets

Many students have cell phones that can take pictures and shoot video. If you have students using the cell phones for collecting media, how do they share the pictures and video with you? One way is for them to email the pictures directly to a class picasa album. Students can also email the pictures directly […]

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Embed a Google Hangout on Air on your Google Site

Google Hangouts on Air allow you to record your hangout.  Sometimes I hangout with myself just so I can use all the fun Google Hangout (GHO) tools including screen sharing and have a video archive. Once you conduct your Google Hangout on Air  you may want to embed that video in your Google website. Step […]

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Student Video Mash Up with YouTube

In a previous post I wrote about how students can upload directly to the teachers YouTube account.  Once the student videos are in the class YouTube channel the teacher (or a student) can use the YouTube video editor to create a video mash up of the students videos.  This video can be shown to the […]

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Students Submitting YouTube Videos

Many of our students have some sort of device that takes video. This is the perfect opportunity to have students create. But how do you manage the videos once they make them? YouTube makes it easy. Go into your YouTube settings and obtain the mobile email address.  Share this email address with your students (sorry […]

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