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Can't use YouTube because of the HCPSS firewall? use Teacher Tube!

"Imagine being able to access a free online educational community that shares instructional videos devoted exclusively to teaching and learning. Educator Jason Smith did more than imagine it; he enlisted the help of his younger brother, and together they turned their ideas into a reality called TeacherTube. Launched in March 2007, the overarching goal of TeacherTube is to "fill a need for a more educationally focused, safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners" and to "provide anytime, anywhere professional development, with teachers teaching teachers." In addition to providing professional development for teachers, TeacherTube provides a place to post "videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill."
TeacherTube -- what a great idea!

What is TeacherTube? TeacherTube is a way to get your educational videos to the people who matter to you.

With TeacherTube you can:

  • Upload, tag and share videos worldwide.
  • Upload Support Files to attach your educational Actvities, Assessments, Lesson Plans, Notes, and Other file formats to your video.
  • Browse hundreds of videos uploaded by community members.
  • Find, join and create video groups to connect with people who have similar interests.
  • Customize the experience by subscribing to member videos, saving favorites, and creating playlists.
  • Integrate TeacherTube videos on websites using video embeds or APIs.
  • Make videos public or private - users can elect to broadcast their videos publicly or share them privately with those they invite.*



from an article by:
Author: Brenda Dyck Education World® Copyright © 2007 Education World
*from the Teacher Tube website