Tag: YouTube

Jul 17

Fried Friday– Size Matters!

Colbert and deGrasse Tyson

Dwarf planet or no planet? Pluto is certainly on everyone’s mind as NASA’s New Horizon makes its historic flyby. Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson talk about this amazing feat and quarrel over whether Pluto should be considered a planet, or whether Earth should be demoted in the funny video clip below. According to NASA’s …

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Jun 23

Tech Tuesday – Vialogues

vialogues graphic

Create, invite, interact and share! “Vialogues is a free service that allows you to build online discussions around videos hosted online and videos that you have saved on your computer.” (Source: Free Tech for Teachers) With Vialogues, you can upload a video or use YouTube videos, invite people to the discussion, add comments, surveys, and …

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Jun 19

Fried Friday: TED ED Lessons Worth Sharing

TED ED Tour

Sit back and let TED Ed help you to create engaging customized lessons for your students. TED-Ed is free and allows you to build any lesson around any YouTube video that you’ve found on the web. Each lesson includes a title, a Play button, a Dig Deeper sections for resoures, and a Discussion area for …

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May 29

Fried Friday – Happy Birthday YouTube!

YouTube is celebrating 10 years! Ten years of creativity, education, self-expression, and fun! (Has it really only been 10 years?!) From the silly to the profound, from the personal to the political, we’re celebrating a decade of your creativity and self-expression. And, we’re doing it from A to Z. With over 75 references and 18 …

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Feb 20

Fried Friday: National “Love Your Pet Day!” Really??

Click for Lazy Cat video

Seriously, who knew that today was National Love Your Pet Day. As if we don’t love our pets every single day of the year! In honor of this important day, we’ve unearthed a few pet videos for you (thank you Nicole and Tina). I had to try pretty hard to tie this post to education even very loosely. Faculty …

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Feb 03

Tech Tuesday: Google Hangouts On Air

Google Link

Many of you use Google for sharing docs, for connecting to YouTube, and for their video Hangouts. There’s another very cool feature of the Hangout called Hangouts On Air. These are Hangouts that are live streaming broadcasts recorded and automatically saved to your YouTube channel. The cool thing about these broadcasts is that: You can …

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