Google #22 Discover the potential of YouTube to motivate you as a teacher


There are so many really amazing, educational videos available on YouTube that can really motivate a teacher. These are often brief but powerful in the message expressed. Take a look at these few examples.

1) Connecting classrooms (1min 53secs)
Cathy Cassidy a Grade 1 teacher from Canada Gr 1 teacher gives ‘A brief description of my journey to connect my classroom of 6 and 7 year olds’

2) What most schools don’t teach (5min 46secs)

These famous names in technology such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg,, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi.  express their viewpoints on knowing how to code a computer.

3) The Future of Learning, Networked Society – Ericsson (20 min 16secs)

We’re living in a networked society – a great way to learn anything new. Watch this video as world renowned experts and educators talk about a networked society’s potential to shift away from traditional methods of learning based on memorization and repetition to more holistic approaches that focus on individual students’ needs and self expression.

4) What is 21st century learning?(2min 11secs)

These are just a few of the many many offerings that can inspire teachers on YouTube. Do you know of any others to recommend?

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