Ways to “Filter” YouTube in the Classroom

YouTube is a tremendous site that offers up so much great, and sometimes not-so-great, content that can be used in the classroom. The problem is that there can be ads and links to other videos that may not be the best for the classroom. There are a few ways that you can combat this and … Continue reading “Ways to “Filter” YouTube in the Classroom”

#WordCrimes

Previously I had incorporated a music video from “Weird Al” Yankovic into my classroom teaching.¬† The video for his parody of Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA,” “Party at the CIA” allowed me, in a very humorous way, to introduce the concept of the CIA and what they did in their early years when teaching … Continue reading “#WordCrimes”

WVDE WebTop YouTube Video Whitelist

A colleague of mine, Mr. Jason Jackson at Huntington East Middle School, recently created a video that shows teachers how to use the WVDE WebTop to request a video be Whitelisted for access through the state computer network. You can watch the clip here, or click more to see it embedded on this post. Not … Continue reading “WVDE WebTop YouTube Video Whitelist”