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Bree Fabig

Bree Fabig

Bree has experience in multicultural and multilingual classrooms in the USA, Japan, and Nepal and has taught primary, ESL, SAT prep, and secondary language arts.

Recent posts by Bree Fabig

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Poetry Video Collections and Lesson Plan Starters to Help You Teach National Poetry Month

By Bree Fabig on Apr 1, 2020 7:28:02 AM

If you listen close enough, you just might hear a sonnet on the spring breeze. That’s right, it’s National Poetry Month! An epic celebration of verse, rhyme, and wordplay is here to take over our social media feeds and our classrooms. At Boclips for Teachers, we’re here to help you make the most of this month with lesson guides and video collections ready for your classroom.

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area
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8 Tips for Effective Remote Teaching

By Bree Fabig on Mar 31, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Thousands of teachers are making the shift to online digital learning virtually overnight. This is a tricky situation as not all school districts have the same academic expectations about what the remainder of the year should look like, and not all students have equal access to technology at home. 

Topics: Video and Digital Literacy Teaching Methodologies Video in Digital Learning
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6 Ideas for Integrating Video in Virtual Learning

By Bree Fabig on Mar 19, 2020 7:00:00 AM

No two virtual learning environments are the same, but whatever tools or systems teachers rely on to structure their course there is always a need for incorporating media in new ways. As more classrooms take on a digital space or go fully virtual, a variety of approaches in presenting media—especially video—can help keep the classroom feeling fresh, interactive, and dynamic.

Topics: Video and Digital Literacy Video and Teaching Tools Tips for Using Video Video in Digital Learning
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A Quick Guide to Differentiating the Learning Process with Video

By Bree Fabig on Mar 9, 2020 6:45:13 AM

Differentiation is at the forefront of every teacher’s mind. Each student is different and needs to be given the opportunity to learn in ways that work for them. Plus, many schools and districts require proof of differentiated instruction. This can seem like a huge task for teachers but it doesn’t have to be. 

If a teacher has a good idea of students’ personal interests, learning goals, and strengths, differentiating instruction can be straightforward. With the addition of digital resources, including video, adapting teaching to individual learners’ needs can often be achieved with no additional planning.

In this post, we will share some quick tips for differentiating the learning process with video. Earlier this month, we wrote about how to differentiate learning content: you can find that post here.

Topics: Video and Teaching Tools Teaching Methodologies Tips for Using Video
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3 Tips for Differentiating the Content of Your Lessons with Video

By Bree Fabig on Feb 20, 2020 8:17:00 AM

What is differentiation? Think of it as a class road trip: If each student were handed a map of the United States and told to plan a trip from Point A to Point B - say, Washington D.C. to San Diego - what routes would they come up with?

Topics: Teaching Methodologies
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Bring Black History to Your Classroom with Video

By Bree Fabig on Feb 7, 2020 10:51:06 AM

February is Black History Month and Boclips for Teachers has resources to incorporate Black history videos into any lesson. Bring living history into the classroom with engaging videos on everyone from Miles Davis to Missy Elliot, Toni Morrison to Angie Thomas, and Harriet Tubman to Maya Angelou.

Check out these classroom-ready videos in our growing Black History collections. Don't have an account? Sign up for a 10-day Trial Now.

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area
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SAMR and Video Meet in the 21st Century Classroom

By Bree Fabig on Jan 6, 2020 6:13:37 AM

This National Tech Day, a plethora of new apps, tools, and services are knocking on the classroom door. The 21st-century educator has a tech toolkit that is constantly expanding, but as teachers begin to rethink the learning experience they’re increasingly concerned about the process of integrating and maximizing the value of technology in the educational space.

Topics: Teaching Methodologies
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Introducing Video-Focussed Lesson Planning with Boclips for Teachers

By Bree Fabig on Dec 3, 2019 5:20:36 AM

 

Now more than ever, lesson planning prep takes time. With ever-changing standards and curriculums as well as the paradigm shift to new media and video in the classroom, teachers need trusted resources that can save them time. To help teachers bridge the gap between content mastery and digital literacy, we’ve introduced over 80 video focussed Lesson Guides.

Topics: Video and Teaching Tools Tips for Using Video