It’s back! Youtube for Teachers Special
It’s been a while, sorry!
This post is all about YouTube, and has lots of useful channels for you!
Welcome to the first digital digest in a long while (sorry about that!). This is a YouTube/Video special, and listed below are the best of the multitude of videos and channels available online. Our students are part of the ‘post-Google’ generation – they are more likely to look something up on YouTube than Google. This is by no means definitive, but it’s a good place to start. Not sure if this is for you? Have a look at this… https://youtu.be/8qjge9U_MiA and this… https://youtu.be/9WVKBAqjHiE
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3yA8nDwraeOfnYfBWun83g/featured – Where YouTube curate all their education videos.
https://www.ted.com/ – TED talks are now world famous and cover a wealth of subjects.
https://vimeo.com/ – An alternative place to look if you can’t find something on YouTube.
http://www.dailymotion.com/gb – Another alternative place to look, if you can’t find something on YouTube. Good for documentaries.
https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDEducation/featured – TED-ed, there is so much stuff on here, it is difficult to know where to start. A great resource for almost every subject, designed as lesson in the most part.
https://www.youtube.com/user/MIT/featured – MIT’s open course videos, as expected, a huge range of subjects covered.
https://www.youtube.com/user/Vsauce/playlists – Vsauce – Things to make you think.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCONtPx56PSebXJOxbFv-2jQ – Crash Course Kids: All the ‘Crash Course’ loveliness, but for younger viewers.
https://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios/featured – PBS Digital Studios – American channel PBS have a huge selection of online channels for anyone who is interested in learning things.
https://www.youtube.com/user/theRSAorg/featured – The RSA: home of the ‘Animate’ series and much more.
http://www.openculture.com/smartyoutube – A even bigger list than this one of useful YouTube Channels!
Teaching and Learning
http://www.edutopia.org/videos – more for the teacher than the student, lots of ideas for the classroom.
https://youtu.be/aCwLQrJz4Bo – Is Google knowledge?
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJicmE8fK0Ei7nZRhCz2zjNgt-NYPUk1a – Mind Matters: all about the brain.
https://www.youtube.com/user/scishow – SciShow discusses the latest scientific developments, the history of science, and scientific concepts with equal parts enthusiasm and scepticism.
https://www.youtube.com/user/AsapSCIENCE/featured – ASAP Science shows the practical use of science in everyday life. There are lots of strange and interesting videos that they have uploaded that can also teach users about science.
https://www.youtube.com/user/1veritasium/featured – Veritasium: I would say these are probably more Physics based videos…
https://www.youtube.com/user/thebrainscoop/featured – The Brain Scoop – Mostly Biology!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOAKed_MxxWBNaPno5h3Zs8 – Crash Course Anatomy and Physiology: there are many crash courses and they are all good!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF – Crash Course Biology.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPHzzYuWy6fYEaX9mQQ8oGr – Crash Course Chemistry.
https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics/featured – MinutePhysics: great little animated videos for Physics.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw – Periodic Videos – all things Chemistry.
https://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2/featured – Smarter Every Day – exploring the world through science.
https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile/featured – Numberphile: videos about numbers, and for the love of numbers.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE3376FF44087B17B – Math in Real Life.
https://www.youtube.com/user/CGPGrey/videos – CGP Grey, a mixture of world history and politics.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9 – Crash Course World History: there are many crash courses and they are all good!
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGreatWar – the Great War: week by week accounts of the war.
(an embarrassingly neglected area of YouTube…)
https://www.youtube.com/user/NationalGeographic/featured – National Geographic.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPNZwz5_o_5uirJ8gQXnhEO – Crash Course Economics: there are many crash courses and they are all good!
https://www.youtube.com/user/beebusinessbee/featured – Bee Business Bee.
https://www.youtube.com/user/PemberleyDigital/playlists – Pemberley Digital: Classics reimagined for YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOeEc9ME62zTfqc0h6Pe8vb – Crash Course Literature: there are many crash courses and they are all good!
https://youtu.be/53rv3cwyLlk – Hyperbole!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGGpadyh0wS589np9dre-nOeGfzRfutmQ – GoogleTalks Authors: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOoiNiPFZ4yCEsqH_DQSI1Qk – Blank on Blank: Authors and various other people of note on their books and other topics.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJicmE8fK0EjR_iVOzgiJfvRuDPqKlPQt – Mysteries of the Vernacular: English Language and word formation.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJicmE8fK0Eib5y-bh4RVFvg492OIwpg8 – The Writer’s Workshop: things about writing.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF9A468788928A351 – Playing with Language.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkxMlA7rt-mnIc1AjbyAsPw – Sexplanation: frank, but very useful.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFqaprvZ2K5JOULCvr18NTQ – How to Adult.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOrmnZHeAOCCEfXbSiImu1tN – First Person: covers various PSHE issues.
Classics and Latin
https://www.youtube.com/user/latintutorial/featured – Latintutorial: useful things.
https://www.youtube.com/user/evan1965/featured – Conversational Latin.
Drama and Theatre Studies
(sorry there isn’t more…)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL77B65A8070130181 – GoogleTalks Broadway: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics.
https://www.youtube.com/user/kipkay/featured – How to videos for tech stuff.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwV2btpcij8S3YohW9gUGN – Crash Course Intellectual Property: there are many crash courses and they are all good!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGGpadyh0wS6Yq89KNscAKP3FQyycc1K6 – GoogleTalks Golden Globes: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGGpadyh0wS6A8r4WTzatkN83D1lunR_4 – GoogleTalks Oscars: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGGpadyh0wS4JLlnKBMp-drVSp_epfhQi – GoogleTalks Films at Google: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOphCp8V4kHTqZiAXs67Tbp9 – The Chatterbox – PBS Media things…
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFDEA0A95563475A1 – PBS Ideas Channel: Covers almost all the A2 syllabus.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqBrMFmPsjeiVQu0iZdOMk8 – Shanks FX: Digital Media skills.
https://www.youtube.com/user/kipkay/featured – How to videos for tech stuff.
https://www.youtube.com/user/mashable/videos – Mashable
https://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleTechTalks/featured – Google Tech Talks.
https://www.youtube.com/user/Computerphile/featured – Computerphile: all things computing.
https://www.youtube.com/user/magauchsein – Easy Languages: Learning based around street interviews.
https://www.youtube.com/user/DeutschFuerEuch – DeutschFuerEuch: Videos for learning German.
https://www.youtube.com/user/MeisterLehnsherr/featured – Get Germanized.
https://www.youtube.com/user/theartassignment/featured – The Art Assignment: PBS funded channel, which looks at Art in the USA and sets assignments to inspire.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOo-zbeFl8-AJJdl2VIhACWv – Artrageous with Nate.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJicmE8fK0Ej26EQOOyY5o0PYLZdnuaMK – The Artist’s Palette: Art meets many other subjects.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOPRKzVLY0jJY-uHOH9KVU6 – Crash Course Psychology: there are many crash courses and they are all good.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOr4G4gFH2LnhwgFB02lHypS – Brain Craft: from PBS.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3EF8DA2DEBF26B67 – GoogleTalks Music: Google, like TED, host lectures on many topics.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJicmE8fK0Ej0ydQb92FLAqrjIPJZ_RU2 – Behind the Curtain.