DVDs (Floor 2) & Videostreaming
|Find DVDs in the Education Library|
In QCAT, search video? using keyword Boolean and limit to the Education Library.
e.g. ecology and video? e.g. "creative writing" and video?
|Faculty of Education restricted collections (require password in D2L)|
Teacher Candidates have access to many video-streaming collections. Some are password-protected for use by the Faculty of Education only. Others are licensed for the entire Queen's campus. All passwords for Teacher Candidates and Concurrent Education Students are in Desire2Learn.
Inside Class Observation Videos
A small set of videos capturing action in the classroom including management and teaching strategies. Access description in D2L instructions.
Created by the Hamilton Ontario publisher Tralco specializing in French second language materials. Videos have optional subtitles and downloadable transcripts with language-building activities in the same window. Covers grammatical and vocabulary skills (word-matching - gap-fill - multiple choice). Teacher and student can check progress. Password in D2L needed.
An online collection of animated, talking picture books created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Password in D2L needed.
Collection of read-alongs for elementary, middle, and high school students with online text and audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are read and pages turn automatically or manually. Features chapter books, graphic novels, early readers, YA/teen novels, high-interest low-reading levels plus classics of American and English Literature. Password in D2L needed.
|Queen's video-streaming resources|
On campus: http://library.queensu.ca >> Databases >> curio
CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more — thousands of programs and resources can be accessed on this site. Includes English and French language content.
To make your own account to create playlists: Go to D2L >> Course F002 Student Resources >> record the Faculty of Education access code and follow the directions.
Films on Demand - Humanities and Social Sciences Video Collection: http://digital.films.com
On campus: http://library.queensu.ca >> Databases >> Films on Demand
National Film Board Videos Online: http://nfb.ca
Over 1000 NFB films are free to all Canadians. Queen’s Library also has an additional account giving access to 3,000 films for classrooms. Follow the access information in D2L to make your own account, search by grade and subject, access downloadable teaching materials, and create playlists and chapters. Also check the NFB teaching guides.
|Open Access Video-streaming (free)|
Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/
Over 1200 videos lessons covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, and biology.
Select the Topics or Video tab to play a range of documentaries and TV Video on demand in the classroom. Essential for Ontario topics.
Videos recorded by experts and then animated for teaching purposes. Each one includes a follow-up quiz and open-ended questions. Responses to these questions can be tracked to help you gauge students' learning as a result of watching the video. You can also "flip" a video that you would like to share with your students and add your own review questions. Students are directed to a unique URL where responses can also be monitored.
Annenburg Learning: http://www.learner.org
Distributes more than 100 multimedia courses and workshops to help teachers keep current on the content they teach including research on the most effective teaching strategies along with their connection to national education content standards, and examples of these principles applied in real classrooms. The video components are paired with extensive Web sites that include online texts, course and workshop guides, and extensive background information to enhance the learning experience.
EduGAINS provides resources to support Mathematics, Literacy, Differentiated Instruction, Assessment and Evaluation, English Language Learners and International Languages (Elementary). Go here to access video, web pages, and resources including CLIPS (interactive web-based mathematics learning objects), STEP resources for ELL, the Think Literacy library, Growing Success with extensive video supports, etc.
YouTube / for teachers: http://www.youtube.com/user/teachers
Given the changes in copyright law in Canada as of December 2012, any video on YouTube can now be shown in class for educational purposes.
Other sites to try:
Classroom Clips - Common Sense Media - Cosmo Learning - Education Television - Edutopia - EduTube - Encyclomedia - English in a Snap: 68 One-Minute English Usage Videos - eSchool News - Explo.TV - Internet Archive - Math Train - Math Videos Online - Math Webcast - MathTV - Meet Me at the Corner - NASA's Educational Media Archive - National Geographic Video - NeoK12 - Open Video Project - Research Channel - Scholar Spot - School Tube - Schools Tube - Sqool Tube - Teacher Training Videos - Teacher Tube - Teachers Domain - Teachers TV - WatchKnow
|How to save videos|
To save a video for screening in classes where there is no reliable internet connection, go to http://www.savetube.com and paste in the YouTube video so it can be downloaded for in-class screening. Or use KeepVid. If you search in Google Chrome, it has a downloading option. If you install RealPlayer, it also gives a downloading option.
Last Updated: 14 July 2014