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

By boclipsEDU on Mar 27, 2019 6:13:14 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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Women's History Month

By Suzanna Taylor on Feb 27, 2019 3:34:57 PM

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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Learn by Seeing

By Mike Jaber on Dec 11, 2018 8:57:44 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 4:30:32 PM

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

By Bethany Beaudrie on Oct 19, 2018 4:58:41 PM

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

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Introducing Reuters

By boclipsEDU on Jul 17, 2018 3:39:14 PM

 

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

By boclipsEDU on Mar 9, 2018 4:22:29 PM

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

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

By boclipsEDU on Sep 14, 2017 4:55:57 PM

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 2:45:20 PM

 

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Do We Miss Trust?

By boclipsEDU on Mar 23, 2017 2:44:28 PM

 

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