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Four YouTube Alternative Sites for Schools

When it comes to educational video content on the internet, people have lots of options. It's common knowledge that YouT...

As Generation Z grows up and advances through their educational careers, the demand for video in education has increased...
Personalization: A better way to learn The benefits of personalized learning—instruction individualized for the preferen...
This month we'll honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Month and celebrate Mother's Day in the US. Explore these sho...
With the world of educational video changing, growing, and developing all the time, it’s important to reflect on its imp...
Each month, we'll share Boclips videos that pay tribute to current events, reflect on moments in history, and honor holi...
Kidzovo is a children's learning app with a growing set of accolades including the National Parenting Product Award, Par...
Boclips is on a mission to make learning captivating. For a digitally native generation of K-12 learners, video is no lo...
It’s no wonder video streaming platforms have become the most used digital tool in classrooms today. [1] Educational vid...
YouTube may be free, popular, and familiar—that's why many teachers use it. But there are many risks with sending studen...
When choosing a video to include in your course, there are several factors you’ll want to take into consideration. Of co...
The importance of using short educational video in the classroom can’t be overstated. More than 97% of academic staff be...
Teachers have been integrating video into their classroom instruction since the first educational VCR tapes came to be a...
There are many challenges the education industry faces that range from ensuring inclusive education for all learners to ...
There’s a popular axiom familiar to just about everyone that goes like this: “Everyone learns differently.” How people a...
For EdTech trailblazers, video can be a game changer. Its ability to engage, inspire, and educate is unparalleled. But h...
YouTube, like many useful technologies with a wide variety of utilities and applications, can be best considered as the ...
Changing Content Landscape One of the words you may have heard more often over the last few years is “content.” It refer...
As I sit down to reflect on the past decade of Boclips—a journey that feels both long and startlingly brief—I'm filled w...
In the ever-evolving landscape of education technology, it's crucial to stay ahead of the curve. That's why we are incre...
At Boclips, we believe every student should be captivated by learning. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce two updates...
Step aside Spotify, because in 2023, the real star was our Boclips content! As we bid farewell to an incredible year, it...
We are excited to announce a new round of updates to the Boclips Library, including licensing details, new standards ali...
As we step into the crisp, refreshing days of fall, Boclips is delighted to highlight a selection of new partnerships. E...
We are excited to announce new updates to the CourseSpark web app that are designed to enhance your user experience and ...
We are excited to announce an thrilling enhancement to your Boclips experience! We have just released our first official...
Ah, procuring educational content. It's a lot like gathering ingredients for a five-course meal. You can't just toss a b...
As the temperatures rise, so does our commitment to bringing you the freshest and most engaging resources for learners o...
We are thrilled to announce a new look that aligns with our mission of making education captivating for every kind of le...
As we awaken from the slumber of winter, Boclips is excited to showcase some of our new partnerships that embody the spi...
We are thrilled to announce a new partnership between Boclips and The Guardian, two leading companies in the field of ed...
OpenStax is a widely-used resource in higher education, providing students with much-needed access to high-quality, peer...
Ah, the new year. It often brings up feelings of excitement and thoughts of hope and possibility. That’s exactly what we...
With Thanksgiving, Bonfire Night, Diwali, and the release of the John Lewis advert to mark the beginning of the holiday ...
Cue Justin Timberlake, because Boclips is bringing our Content Creator Spotlight back. Every month, we’ll be featuring o...
September has been a month of travel for Boclips, from the DIDAC 2022 conference in India to the GESS Oman Summit, and s...
Before Labor Day weekend, Boclips’ Content team spent the last few weeks of summer rounding out CourseSpark’s newest vid...
Discover beautifully curated, curriculum-aligned educational videos and podcasts from world-class content creators on co...
Think of an important event in history that occurred during your lifetime. You probably remember watching the news on TV...
July tends to be a slow time in education (summer holidays, we're looking at you). This past month, though, the team at ...
When presented with the question above, any educator may answer with something like “In theory, yes, current events belo...
While Boclips’ Content team recovered from a month of conferences (hello, VidCon, ISTE, and NCSC!) and prepared for a lo...
Multimodal learning engages learners, makes learning more effective, and also improves accessibility. Any educator would...
As recently as twenty years ago, university and ongoing education courses relied on lectures and textbooks alone. Today’...
The Content team at Boclips is gearing up to attend VidCon in June. In preparation, they’ve been building up our content...
Inspirational, innovative, and provocative are just a few words to describe the recent ASU+GSV 2022 Summit. With a theme...
Which would be more memorable for you, reading a section of a textbook about an event in history, or watching a musical ...
Learning styles are viewed in a positive light by many people. You may agree that, at worst, learning styles are harmles...
This April, Boclips’ Content team didn’t just host its first annual Boclips Creator Conference. The team also added a to...
If you work in the field of education, then you’ve probably heard of learning styles. The idea that some people learn be...
The concept of learning styles is pervasive in the field of education. Nearly 80% of educators reported that they used o...
If you’re an instructional designer, you are very familiar with video content. You may have designed entire courses arou...
Boclips’ educational video library has grown this month. For a sampling of some of the new, curriculum-aligned education...
For anyone with strong vision: Can you imagine trying to navigate the internet as a person who is legally blind? Some we...
This year’s ASU+GSV Summit theme, “Ed on the Edge,” could be interpreted as its authors intended: education on the brink...
Boclips’ Content team has worked away all of February to ingest new, curriculum-aligned video content for K–12 and highe...
Natalie, Boclips Account Manager and education accessibility advocate, discusses what instructional designers can do to ...
While the efficacy of video for delivering content to students, increasing engagement, and providing variety to coursewa...
There is no doubt that the past year or so has been tough all around. For a vast number of us, our lives have been turne...
Many of us already celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, but did you know that the whole month of March is W...
For the past five years, February 11th has been set aside to celebrate the accomplishments of women and girls in the fie...
The benefits of integrating video into educational courseware have been well-documented. According to Kaltura's 6th Annu...
With so many teaching models emerging - blended, hybrid, and flipped learning, to name a few- it can be difficult to pin...
For many students, teachers, and educational professionals around the world, learning looks very different to how it did...
With the global e-Learning market expected to grow to $275 billion by 2022, according to a report by Orbis Research, and...
With the new year comes new videos! We're pleased to introduce content partners covering Marketing, World Languages, Com...
2020 has been a year of challenge and change: people all over the world have quickly adapted to new ways of living, work...
Arabic is spoken by 422 million people, making it one of the most widely spoken languages in the world today. World Arab...
This month we’re featuring Wonderscape Education in our content partner spotlight. Wonderscape is one of the best-known ...
Instructional designers work hard to create learning environments and experiences that help learners to acquire knowledg...
Studying English language arts opens the door to success in every other subject. Of course, ELA allows students to maste...
For November’s content partner spotlight, we’ll be taking a closer look at some top videos from Visual Learning Systems....
“To or not to be” is actually NOT the question! The question is how are YOU celebrating World Philosophy Day? Philosophy...
Video can be a powerful and engaging teaching tool. But did you know that it can also be used to help students who have ...
Studying economics allows learners to gain a better understanding of the world around them, on a personal, local and glo...
This year has been challenging so we want to take a moment to recognize teachers who work tirelessly to educate the next...
Psychology is a fascinating subject. By developing an awareness of human beings, our behavior, language, and motivations...
Have you ever heard of flipped or inverted classrooms? This concept has been gaining popularity amongst teachers and stu...
Today is International Literacy Day and this year the theme is literacy learning through the Coronavirus crisis and beyo...
Every month we’ll be sharing some of our favorite videos from our most popular content partners. First up is Bloomberg, ...
A good science course explains complex concepts in simple terms, allows learners to explore real world examples, and spa...
The theme of International Youth Day 2020 is youth engagement for global action. This year, we’re celebrating the work t...
Educators learned something during spring’s sudden transition to remote learning: we simply can’t cover the same amount ...
Design thinking is at the core of every good product, idea, or scientific breakthrough. Any new science graduate looking...
Multimedia is seeing an explosive increase in the classroom. We’re in an age where learning has become gamified and scre...
When it comes to teaching collaboration and inquiry skills, many educators face a tough hurdle: the ever-present pressur...
These days, videos are everywhere. Social media, mobile apps, streaming platforms, blogs—wherever there’s a screen, vide...
Gifted students are pupils who demonstrate high achievement in an artistic, creative, leadership, or academic capacity. ...
In the not-so-distant past, higher education lectures were almost entirely instructor-led with a heavy focus on written ...
COVID-19 changed education in an instant. ProQuest customers were drastically affected by global shutdowns and had to co...
Modern technology has had a tremendous impact on our society and accelerated different service sectors in ways that were...
Engagement with your students isn’t always easy if you teach some of the core K12 subjects like reading, writing, and ma...
The use of video in education isn’t what it was. It was once considered a rare treat for students when their teachers wo...
When we think about the ways in which our world is connected, systems of global trade, international travel, or economic...
Let’s talk about passive and active learning in the context of video-driven lessons. As teachers, every minute in the le...
Watch this short video hosted by Ed Kendall of Boclips to learn how you can use video in your virtual learning platforms...
Set the stage for digital citizenship with a community contract Teachers are scrambling to respond to the sudden push to...
Teachers are busy people. There’s the constant balancing act of lesson-planning, grading papers, meeting with parents an...
As an unprecedented incident, few stakeholders were adequately prepared for the non-school-based education that’s been r...
In previous posts, we’ve covered how to use video to differentiate learning content and process. These are aspects of di...
Repeated studies have shown that quality educational videos of appropriate lengths are one of the most effective and uni...
If you listen close enough, you just might hear a sonnet on the spring breeze. That’s right, it’s National Poetry Month!...
Thousands of teachers are making the shift to online digital learning virtually overnight. This is a tricky situation as...
If you're like most teachers, you're already using some kind of video platform to share videos with students. Whether yo...
No two virtual learning environments are the same, but whatever tools or systems teachers rely on to structure their cou...
Students today access a variety of media as part of their daily lives, and thanks to the ubiquitous use of such sites as...
The latter decade of the 20th century saw a major shift in K-12 and higher education from one-size-fits-all instruction ...
Differentiation is at the forefront of every teacher’s mind. Each student is different and needs to be given the opportu...
March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate, we’re helping you to bring women’s history to life across the curriculu...
Boclips’ library of content is always growing and we’re adding videos that cover subjects across the curriculum. In addi...
According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder eac...
What is differentiation? Think of it as a class road trip: If each student were handed a map of the United States and to...
Publishers and courseware creators face a great deal of complexity when seeking to incorporate more video content into t...
Videos aren't a new content type for academic publishers. They’ve produced and provided video content for years for educ...
February is Black History Month and Boclips for Teachers has resources to incorporate Black history videos into any less...
This National Tech Day, a plethora of new apps, tools, and services are knocking on the classroom door. The 21st-century...
Curious about where the Boclips name comes from? In celebration of Bodhi Day in the Chinese lunar calendar, we're taking...
Now more than ever, lesson planning prep takes time. With ever-changing standards and curriculums as well as the paradig...
As an ex-teacher, it’s really important to me that videos work well for all the students in my class, if and when I’m go...
With 63% of teachers using technology with their students on a daily basis and video being the most common type of digit...
If you’re using Google Classroom in your school or district, then you’ll love the Google Classroom share button availabl...
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia has come and gone. In the afterm...
Different age levels require teachers to explain concepts with varying degrees of detail, language complexity and pace. ...
Finding relevant and quality educational videos to use in your curriculum or classroom can be a challenge. It takes time...
Boclips is built on high quality educational video from some of the most globally respected educational brands. Our part...
There’s nothing quite like seeing a concept finally “click” for a student. Teachers work hard every day to spark that le...
Pairing the video content you find on Boclips for Teachers with best practices is a good way to engage students in learn...
Part of being a teacher is developing lessons to reach students where they are. With students spending six to nine hours...
Fewer than half of teenagers interviewed in a study by Common Sense Media felt that they were able to identify a fake ne...
Keeping students engaged in a lesson can be challenging. With shortening student attention spans and limited time for te...
March is Women’s History Month and we are excited to be able recognise and celebrate women’s contributions to all aspect...
We're happy to share that the feedback generated from teachers in the beta version of boclips for Teachers has been fant...
We're excited to introduce you to a new content partner! Red Rock Films specializes in developing expertly researched ed...
1. Augmented and Virtual Reality You didn’t have to walk far before you came across an excited crowd of educators waitin...
Often, when I’m preparing for the start of a new unit or important section, I turn to videos as a means of engaging my s...
There are many diverse learning styles that educators need to reach. It is agreed upon by numerous research studies that...
Using Boclips in the classroom has been very beneficial in sparking debates and getting students involved in classroom d...
We love to learn and grow, and we know that the teachers and course developers we work with love to learn and grow as we...
We're excited to bring you three new YouTube partners: Blockchain Central, Looking Glass Universe and After Skool. These...
I am flipping over Flipgrid with Boclips! I want to share some of the #flipgridfever and this is a fever you will want t...
Boclips is always growing and we are very excited to announce our newest content partner, Learnzillion, the curriculum r...
Documentary material is perfect for presenting new perspectives and introducing students to people and places that they ...
A neat way to use Boclips is to let my students explore places that they will probably never get to go in real life. I m...
Primary classrooms are filled with little learners who are eager to explore and are amazed by the wonders of the world. ...
Linguist? Historian? Cultural Enthusiast? You'll be as excited as we are to discover videos from our three new YouTube p...
Boclips is always growing and we are excited to introduce three new partners bringing specialized STEM content for prima...
We are excited to announce four new YouTube partners for Science, Math and Humanities for K-12 students. Engage learners...
Perhaps as an educator, you’ve noticed the same thing we have at Boclips, that the traditional model of teaching is bein...
The world’s largest video library for education now includes TED Talks and TED-Ed video content.
The Boclips video library continues to grow adding thousands more videos, produced specifically for education. 21st Sept...
Boclips continues to fight Fake News, adding three new respected and trusted sources: Boclips secures PBS NewsHour, Stor...
Boclips, the world’s largest video library for education, is happy to announce partnerships with two new content provide...
London-based Knowledgemotion, the company behind boclips the world’s largest video library for education, has added new ...
Media awareness is at its highest. At any point in the day you can find a deluge of news reports and clips across any pl...
Boclips - the world’s largest video library for education - has partnered with a further three new content libraries to ...
XinHua, China’s official news agency, partners with Knowledgemotion to exclusively distribute its video content via Bocl...
Boclips - the world's largest video library for education - has partnered with Britlish adding spoken English animations...
The proliferation of social media and technology has changed the way educators teach, students learn, and teachers and s...
New content partnerships expand the curriculum-aligned video library to more than 1.85 million high quality videos and m...
Looking for tv programs and movies online, the average viewer is faced with a choice. Whilst subscription sites offer ho...