Monday, July 30, 2012


Tool #3: Finding Online Video and Image Resources


After visiting a few of the mentioned sites, I felt that TeacherTube and CNN are a couple that I will be visiting on a regular basis.  Being new to the 5th grade, I will have lots of questions about how to do and implement strategies in my classroom.  Other than having my team as a resource, I plan on going to TeacherTube and looking at the videos to help me out as well.  Considering that I will be teaching Social Studies as well, CNN is a great website that will keep us updated on what is going on in government as well as a great aid with videos and clips.  

The following video stresses the importance of being able to read.  Enjoy!

<embed src="http://teachertube.com/embed/player.swf"  width="470"  height="275"  bgcolor="undefined"  allowscriptaccess="always"  allowfullscreen="true"                                                                            flashvars="file=http://teachertube.com/embedFLV.php?pg=video_14028&menu=false&frontcolor=ffffff&lightcolor=FF0000&logo=http://teachertube.com/www3/images/greylogo.swf&skin=http://teachertube.com/embed/overlay.swf&volume=80&controlbar=over&displayclick=link&viral.link=http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=14028&stretching=exactfit&plugins=viral-2&viral.callout=none&viral.onpause=false" />

The following video would make for a good introduction regarding the presidential elections.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/07/20/fareeds-take.cnn

Bottom line with copywrite; don't take anything that is not yours and claim it as your own!

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