Using Videos in the Classroom

1 06 2009

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Many teachers love using video to enhance their lessons. The downside: many videos are too long, and it’s time consuming to scan a video to find the clip you want to use. Here are two sites that can help streamline the process.

TubeChop and SPLICD allow you to select a section of a Youtube video and crop the bits that you do not want to use, then you obtain a link that you can share with your students or place into your SMART Notebook file. This gives you the ability to launch a quick video clip with minimal classroom down time.

All you have to do is to copy and paste the YouTube URL, crop the video and copy the link to share or the embed code to insert in your VLE.

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