Teacher Tube






Teacher Tube is an online community for sharing instructional videos that are educationally focused, and are a safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners.  It is a site to provide anytime,anywhere professional development with teachers teaching teachers.  As well, it is a site where teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.  Teacher Tube provides instructional tools and videos for all grade levels and all subjects.


Reasons for Use

With TeacherTube, members can:



Members are encouraged to not only upload educationally relevant videos, but also to make constructive comments and use the rating system to show appreciation for videos of value to one as an educator or learner.  Users also have the ability to preserve the integrity of the site by flagging inappropriate videos.


Tutorials and Resources 

You can find a tutorial for just about anything.  All you need to do is to type in the seach box the subject and then the word tutorial (ex:wiki tutorial) and hit search.  There will be a few sites to choose from. (For many of the videos you need to go to the right side, click on the graphic button next to the volume graphic to enlarge video/screen.  Press escape button to go back to small screen)





SmartBoard Tutorials

http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=0fbf31dc7b9abf72a975  (basic write, touch)


http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=34ebbf0d80b7d72739b3 (sets up a page that uses animation and reveal buttons)


There are many more tutorials on SmartBoard applications. 


Subject and Skill Specific Educational Videos 

When you go to TeacherTube, type in the search box the skill, subject, grade level, or a combination of these and hit search.  Many videos will be listed.  You will need to scroll down and choose one to view.  Remember, it is important to view all videos even though TeacherTube has a system for checking the appropriateness of videos.  Some videos are definately better than others. 


TeacherTube Channels show some actual tv programs about a subject as well as videos.




Where to Find the Program

The service is free to everyone by going to www.TeacherTube.comYou can choose to sign up so you have the availability to rate videos, add your own video etc. or you can use their videos without signing up. 


The only drawback of this site is that everytime you pull up a video, there is an advertisement on it.  However, you can click the ad off. 


My Picks

 Boston Red Sox Math Program


Description:  This is a brief video about area, perimeter, surface area and volume of certain shapes and objects. This video is part of the 2009 Boston Red Sox Summer Math Program created by Brian Nelson. Brian Nelson currently teaches mathematics in South Kingstown Rhode Island.



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