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The Challenges of Creating Curriculum With Educational Video

By boclipsEDU on Aug 24, 2019 8:02:00 AM

With 63% of teachers using technology with their students on a daily basis and video being the most common type of digital tool they use, it’s no wonder more curriculum developers are seeking out educational video to include in their courseware.

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Five Verified Benefits of Educational Video

By boclipsEDU on Apr 4, 2019 9:20:00 AM

Part of being a teacher is developing lessons to reach students where they are. With students spending  six to nine hours on average on media per day, it’s no surprise that educators would shift teaching methods to help adapt to the way students want to consume content. K-12, primary and secondary institutions are much more likely to report high levels of video usage by teachers; 56% report that the majority of teachers are incorporating video. Additionally, according to a recent study 89% of US higher ed faculty use online video platforms and services within the classroom. With these statistics in mind, consider some of the top benefits of using educational video in your classroom.

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Combat Fake News: 3 Ways to Use Video in Your Media Literacy Lesson Plans

By boclipsEDU on Mar 27, 2019 2:13:14 PM

Fewer than half of teenagers interviewed in a study by Common Sense Media felt that they were able to identify a fake news story from a real news story online. As digital platforms and social media sites continue to be a primary source for news and information across age groups, the need to be able to distinguish what news is true and what news is fake becomes all the more crucial.

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The Top 4 Ways Teachers Use Video to Engage Students and Improve Learning

By boclipsEDU on Mar 21, 2019 9:02:37 AM

Keeping students engaged in a lesson can be challenging. With shortening student attention spans and limited time for teachers to develop captivating lessons, more teachers are turning to educational videos to enhance and supplement learning than ever.

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Introduce a Topic

By Victoria Mendoza on Dec 20, 2018 9:59:00 AM

Often, when I’m preparing for the start of a new unit or important section, I turn to videos as a means of engaging my students. Videos are a wonderful visual for English Language Learners, they captivate reluctant learners, and they incite the curiosity of all. Many of my students come to school with different backgrounds and experiences and videos have the opportunity to reach all students.

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Learn by Seeing

By Mike Jaber on Dec 11, 2018 3:57:44 PM

There are many diverse learning styles that educators need to reach. It is agreed upon by numerous research studies that 65% of the population consists of visual learners. In a Huffpost article from 2014, it states that video may be the best way to improve learning styles, especially when it comes to remembering key facts and figures. Forrester Research estimates one minute of online video equates to approximately 1.8 million written words. In addition, 90 percent of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text. This indicates visual education aids like video can improve learning styles and increase the rate at which we retain information. 

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Canvas and boclips

By Bethany Beaudrie on Oct 26, 2018 11:30:32 AM

There are Learning Management Systems (LMS) of all shapes and sizes. As a Partner Booster Program participant, we have a special relationship with Canvas.

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boclips continues to fight Fake News, adding three new respected and trusted sources

By boclipsEDU on Sep 14, 2017 11:55:57 AM

boclips continues to fight Fake News, adding three new respected and trusted sources

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boclips partners with Nahdet Misr Publishing House and Iesha Learning

By boclipsEDU on May 22, 2017 9:45:20 AM

 

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boclips further expands its science collection

By boclipsEDU on Mar 14, 2017 12:27:24 PM

 

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