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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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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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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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5 Videos to Spark Curiosity for Psychology

By Suzanna Taylor on Oct 2, 2020 8:14:00 AM

Psychology is a fascinating subject. By developing an awareness of human beings, our behavior, language, and motivations, students build a strong base for understanding the world around them. So how can you bring psychology to life for these curious minds?

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area
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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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6 Videos for Engaging Science Courses

By Suzanna Taylor on Aug 19, 2020 7:36:53 AM

A good science course explains complex concepts in simple terms, allows learners to explore real world examples, and sparks curiosity so that students are motivated to discover more. Many of us can pinpoint our love for the subject to one or two discoveries: watching Neil Armstrong land on the moon, seeing a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis, or witnessing an explosive chemical reaction. It’s these ‘aha’ moments that can really have an impact in the classroom and on students’ academic careers. 

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area
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Make Math Magnificent with Boclips for Teachers

By Jen Cleary on May 21, 2020 12:12:32 PM

Engagement with your students isn’t always easy if you teach some of the core K12 subjects like reading, writing, and math. You don’t generally get to run around, get the paints out, or start banging a drum in those lessons. Plus, the pressure for exam and homework results is often intense.

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area
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5 Videos for Your Global Public Health Lesson Plans

By Suzanna Taylor on May 6, 2020 9:45:16 AM

When we think about the ways in which our world is connected, systems of global trade, international travel, or economics come to mind. But as pandemics like COVID-19 or the Spanish Flu have taught us, public health is one of the most critical aspects of our reliance on each other.

Topics: Educational Videos by Subject Area