Boclips Blog

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How do we select our content for Boclips?

By Jen Cleary on Sep 11, 2019 3:33:43 PM

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 going to use them. Learning time is precious, and it’s often hard to work out what does and doesn’t help a student to engage with a topic and make progress. Videos can be a great source of inspiration and a good way to visually convey difficult and dense information. That’s why at Boclips we apply some rigorous editorial standards to our video selection.

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Women's History Month

By Suzanna Taylor on Feb 27, 2019 10:34:57 AM

March is Women’s History Month and we are excited to be able recognise and celebrate women’s contributions to all aspects of society throughout history up to the present day. Before its introduction by Sonoma School District in 1978, women’s history was rarely taught in schools but now a wide range of resources make teaching about such an important topic easier than ever before.

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Black History Month

By Suzanna Taylor on Feb 5, 2019 11:10:00 PM

We're excited to introduce you to a new content partner! Red Rock Films specializes in developing expertly researched educational videos that span the subjects of science, nature and history. These high quality educational short films are perfect as standalone learning pieces or used to spark discussion in the classroom. 

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After Skool, Looking Glass Universe and Blockchain Central now on boclips

By Bethany Beaudrie on Oct 19, 2018 11:58:41 AM

We're excited to bring you three new YouTube partners: Blockchain CentralLooking Glass Universe and After Skool. 

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National Bullying Prevention Month

By Bethany Beaudrie on Oct 5, 2018 10:20:37 AM

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. A visit to stopbullying.gov reminds us that bullying can happen in a variety of ways. By definition, bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; and repetition of behaviors or high likelihood of repetition.

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New on boclips: Thousands of standards aligned videos with Learnzillion

By boclipsEDU on Sep 20, 2018 3:44:30 AM

boclips is always growing and we are very excited to announce our newest content partner, Learnzillion, the curriculum resource trusted by 1 in 3 teachers in the US. Learnzillion brings over three thousand standards aligned videos to boclips, covering the Common Core curriculum for Math and ELA. These mini video lessons created by experts provide crystal clear explanations for simple and more complex concepts, allowing students to progress in their learning both in and outside of the classroom. Visit boclips now to explore teacher friendly top-tier curricula.

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Go Beyond the Classroom With New Documentary Shorts

By boclipsEDU on Sep 17, 2018 4:51:48 PM

Documentary material is perfect for presenting new perspectives and introducing students to people and places that they may never have the opportunity to see otherwise. We are excited to announce two new content partners with beautifully produced factual programs, which we have broken down into bite-sized videos for easy use in the classroom. Limomero Films is a straight-talking, international producer providing documentaries on some of the most fascinating figures in business and science. TVF International is the world's leading independent factual provider of premier documentary programmes on the wonders of planet earth and the cosmos. 

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Introducing Reuters

By boclipsEDU on Jul 17, 2018 10:39:14 AM

 

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June YouTube Partner Updates

By boclipsEDU on Jul 3, 2018 1:01:29 PM

We are excited to announce four new YouTube partners for Science, Math and Humanities for K-12 students. Engage learners with bite-sized STEM and Humanities lessons that make tough-to-grasp topics simple through song, storytelling and snappy explanations. 
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Jill Bearup brings us three fantastic new channels: Stuff You Like, BrightSci and Plus Points. She presents engaging and educational videos on stuff you’ll like, including positive media analysis, critical thinking, science, and theology.

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Videos on natural history and technology with a focus on enthusing young people in STEM subjects, from a BAFTA award-winning producer.

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Mr. Beat is a social studies teacher who specializes in making history and geography more engaging through entertaining and easy to understand videos.

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Fortify your math knowledge with Math Fortress. Videos cover high school algebra, calculus and geometry with clear, bite-sized explanations.

Learn about more of our content partners and sign up for the fall BETA launch of boclips for Teachers!

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boclips adds TED content to bring ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ into the classroom

By boclipsEDU on Mar 9, 2018 11:22:29 AM

The world’s largest video library for education now includes TED Talks and TED-Ed video content

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