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Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

By Suzanna Taylor on Feb 11, 2021 5:43:43 AM

For the past five years, February 11th has been set aside to celebrate the accomplishments of women and girls in the fields of science and technology.

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International Day of Education 2021

By Suzanna Taylor on Jan 22, 2021 7:38:56 AM

For many students, teachers, and educational professionals around the world, learning looks very different to how it did 12 months ago. That’s why the focus of this year’s International Day of Education is recovering and revitalizing education for the COVID-19 generation. 

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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. 

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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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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.

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Using Video to Engage Students in Literacy

By Suzanna Taylor on Sep 8, 2020 4:33:38 AM

Today is International Literacy Day and this year the theme is literacy learning through the Coronavirus crisis and beyond. In particular, there is a focus on innovative and effective teaching methodologies that have not only helped learning to continue during the pandemic, but can also improve teaching in the future. 

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Celebrating International Youth Day with Inspirational Videos

By Suzanna Taylor on Aug 11, 2020 1:09:38 PM

The theme of International Youth Day 2020 is youth engagement for global action. This year, we’re celebrating the work that young people have done to enrich and improve political institutions and processes on a local, national, and global level. Youth engagement is vital because it helps to “increase the fairness of political processes by reducing democratic deficits, contributes to better and more sustainable policies, and also has symbolic importance that can further contribute to restoring trust in public institutions, especially among youth” (source).

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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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Women's History with Boclips

By Suzanna Taylor on Mar 5, 2020 12:41:34 PM

March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate, we’re helping you to bring women’s history to life across the curriculum. From women in art to female mathematicians and beyond, we’ve collected the best videos to inspire your learners, many with original interviews and footage. This is an empowering way to present women’s history because it challenges traditional third-person, masculine perspectives. While this is especially important for social studies teachers, no subject can be taught without considering its history and how it will develop in the future. Find out how women are key protagonists in the history of art, science, literature, and business, and how the fight for equality is still ongoing.

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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 now!

Topics: Events & Holidays Educational Videos by Subject Area