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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!

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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?

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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. 

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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.

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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
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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.

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Using Video to Teach Mental Health and Wellbeing

By Suzanna Taylor on Feb 25, 2020 10:16:22 AM

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year. This means that in the average classroom 5 students will have a mental health disorder, and many more will have friends or family who are affected. For this reason. educational institutions around the world have begun adding a focus on mental health to their student health and wellbeing curriculum, which has included physical education and healthy eating for some time.

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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!

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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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