YouTube Live: Bookmark It

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 URL is...