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4 Updates to Boclips for Teachers

By Bethany Beaudrie on Jul 5, 2019 2:21:57 PM

Our team of engineers and developers have been busy rolling out summer updates, and we don’t want you to miss them. These updates are brand new and you’re among the first to know!

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Top 3 Takeaways from ISTE

By Bethany Beaudrie on Jul 3, 2019 2:59:53 PM

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia has come and gone. In the aftermath, I’m left with conference takeaways and the anticipation of next year’s ISTE Conference in Anaheim, CA.

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Easily Discover Age-Appropriate Videos with Boclips

By boclipsEDU on Jun 13, 2019 2:10:00 PM

Different age levels require teachers to explain concepts with varying degrees of detail, language complexity and pace. Different age levels require teachers to explain concepts with varying degrees of detail, language complexity and pace. Teachers have to approach the explanation of a chemical reaction or a historical event very differently to primary and upper-level students. Finding video clips that align with specific student age groups can be difficult, so we’ve highlighted a few content partners, new to the platform, dedicated to creating videos that spark learning and understanding tailored to select age levels.

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Find Relevant Educational Videos Faster with Boclips

By boclipsEDU on Jun 4, 2019 2:33:00 PM

Finding relevant and quality educational videos to use in your curriculum or classroom can be a challenge. It takes time and effort to cut through the clutter and clickbait to find videos that are truly useful for your courses. Specially curated content from trusted Boclips partners, brings viewers informative facts, accurate news and brilliantly engaging clips that encourage knowledge and learning. Search for educational videos on a distraction-free platform, and find vetted video clips from some of the highlighted content partners below.

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Explore Some of Our Latest Content Partners

By boclipsEDU on May 21, 2019 1:59:00 PM

Boclips is built on high quality educational video from some of the most globally respected educational brands. Our partnerships allow us to offer you access videos for your courseware or classroom, and we want to make sure you know when we bring on new partners and get new content.

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Announcement: Save Time with Boclips and Win an Apple Watch Winner!

By Bethany Beaudrie on May 20, 2019 6:47:52 PM

Congratulations to all teachers that participated in the Save Time with Boclips and Win an Apple Watch contest. We had a lot of fun as a staff sorting through the many fabulous submissions posted in the Boclips for Teachers Facebook Group. We were blown away with the creativity and great ideas that were shared and learned just how amazing and far reaching the use of video in the classroom can be!

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Challenges Teachers Face Finding and Using Classroom Videos

By boclipsEDU on May 16, 2019 7:43:06 PM

There’s nothing quite like seeing a concept finally “click” for a student. Teachers work hard every day to spark that learning and understanding, and often use educational videos as a powerful tool to help explain and illustrate topics. Unfortunately, finding and using an educational video in the classroom isn’t always a simple task.

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Using Boclips With Your Students is as Easy as 3-2-1

By Bethany Beaudrie on May 8, 2019 10:06:00 AM

Pairing the video content you find on Boclips for Teachers with best practices is a good way to engage students in learning. One favorite strategy that we'd like to share with you is the 3-2-1 Strategy. This strategy can be used with almost any video on the Boclips for Teachers platform.

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Organize Your Boclips Videos with Creative Collections

By boclipsEDU on Apr 11, 2019 2:08:00 PM

The ability to save and revisit your favorite content is an integral part of any good content platform. Internet browsers call this a ‘bookmark,’ music streaming services call this a ‘playlist,’ and here at Boclips, we call it a collection.

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Five Verified Benefits of Educational Video

By boclipsEDU on Apr 4, 2019 2:20:00 PM

Part of being a teacher is developing lessons to reach students where they are. With students spending  six to nine hours on average on media per day, it’s no surprise that educators would shift teaching methods to help adapt to the way students want to consume content. K-12, primary and secondary institutions are much more likely to report high levels of video usage by teachers; 56% report that the majority of teachers are incorporating video. Additionally, according to a recent study 89% of US higher ed faculty use online video platforms and services within the classroom. With these statistics in mind, consider some of the top benefits of using educational video in your classroom.

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