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2020 Roundup: Top Content of the Year

By Suzanna Taylor on Dec 23, 2020 7:03:44 AM

2020 has been a year of challenge and change: people all over the world have quickly adapted to new ways of living, working, and learning. In the education space, we’ve seen schools and organizations try new methods and overcome incredible challenges. Technology has played a huge role in allowing learning to continue and we’re proud to be working with schools, courseware providers and ministries of education to provide captivating learning experiences that reach students where they are. 

Topics: Video Content Partners
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Inspiring Videos for Arabic Language Day

By Suzanna Taylor on Dec 18, 2020 5:18:14 AM

Arabic is spoken by 422 million people, making it one of the most widely spoken languages in the world today. World Arabic Language Day, on December 18th each year, celebrates the incredible diversity and richness of its forms and the communities that speak it. To mark the occasion, we’re sharing some of our favorite Arabic language videos from the Boclips library. Covering language, literature, culture, STEM in Arabic, and early childhood education, they’re a great introduction to the collection. 

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Content Partner Spotlight: Wonderscape Education

By Kim Ramsey on Dec 4, 2020 8:22:06 AM

This month we’re featuring Wonderscape Education in our content partner spotlight. Wonderscape is one of the best-known producers of preK-12 videos that engage and challenge students for core curriculum subjects including math, science, ELA, and social studies. Take a look at some of their top videos to find out for yourself why Wonderscape is always popular with teachers, publishers, edtechs, and Ministries of Education.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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Increasing Courseware Interactivity with Video

By Boclips on Nov 27, 2020 7:29:34 AM

Instructional designers work hard to create learning environments and experiences that help learners to acquire knowledge and skills as efficiently as possible. But first, designers need to ensure that courseware engages students from the outset if they’re to have any hope for the high levels of course participation and skills retention they aim for.

Topics: Boclips for Publishers
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4 Engaging Videos for Your English Course

By Suzanna Taylor on Nov 19, 2020 3:57:07 AM

Studying English language arts opens the door to success in every other subject. Of course, ELA allows students to master their reading and writing skills which are essential for everything from this week’s history paper to their college application and beyond. But it’s also an opportunity to develop critical thinking: for example, was Nick Carraway really a reliable narrator? Plus, ELA gives students a medium for self-expression and can be the start of a life-long love of literature. 

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Content Partner Spotlight: Visual Learning Systems

By Suzanna Taylor on Nov 12, 2020 9:01:22 AM

For November’s content partner spotlight, we’ll be taking a closer look at some top videos from Visual Learning Systems. This high-quality, visual-based science content aims to help teachers teach and students learn, visually. Visual Learning Systems is always popular with teachers and courseware creators alike and provides broad coverage for the k12 science curriculum. Keep reading to discover some of our favourite videos!

Topics: Video Content Partners Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Celebrating World Philosophy Day with Video

By Kim Ramsey on Nov 3, 2020 7:34:19 AM

“To or not to be” is actually NOT the question! The question is how are YOU celebrating World Philosophy Day? Philosophy is defined as the basic ideas about knowledge, right and wrong, reasoning, and the value of things.

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area
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The Benefits of Video for Students with Dyslexia

By Kim Ramsey on Oct 28, 2020 7:33:02 AM

Video can be a powerful and engaging teaching tool. But did you know that it can also be used to help students who have dyslexia? According to researchers, people with dyslexia are often very motivated to learn and many have strong academic skills in areas other than reading (source). Dyslexia affects the way that learners process information, so they may have difficulty understanding and remembering things that they see and hear (source), which can impact attainment and wellbeing in the classroom. 

Topics: Issues in Education Video in Digital Learning
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Bring Economics to Life with Video

By Suzanna Taylor on Oct 22, 2020 6:48:59 AM

Studying economics allows learners to gain a better understanding of the world around them, on a personal, local and global level. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to cultivate analytical and critical thinking as well as develop skills that many employers look for. In short, studying economics prepares students for a bright future!

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Meet the Teachers of Boclips

By Suzanna Taylor on Oct 5, 2020 6:15:14 AM

This year has been challenging so we want to take a moment to recognize teachers who work tirelessly to educate the next generation. These unprecedented times go to show how essential teachers are in our society. At Boclips, we are proud to be working in the education space and we’re very lucky to have several educators on staff. Keep reading to find out more about them.

Topics: Events & Holidays