Thousands of teachers are making the shift to online digital learning virtually overnight. This is a tricky situation as not all school districts have the same academic expectations about what the remainder of the year should look like, and not all students have equal access to technology at home.
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No two virtual learning environments are the same, but whatever tools or systems teachers rely on to structure their course there is always a need for incorporating media in new ways. As more classrooms take on a digital space or go fully virtual, a variety of approaches in presenting media—especially video—can help keep the classroom feeling fresh, interactive, and dynamic.
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The ability to save and revisit your favorite content is an integral part of any good content platform. Internet browsers call this a ‘bookmark,’ music streaming services call this a ‘playlist,’ and here at Boclips, we call it a collection.
Topics: Video and Digital Literacy
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We're happy to share that the feedback generated from teachers in the beta version of boclips for Teachers has been fantastic. Much of this feedback has helped to drive our product roadmap. As a result, we're excited to share new releases you'll see when logged in, items that we're currently working on, and what is coming in the future.
Now Available in boclips for Teachers:
🙋 Support Chat Added: We’ve added customer support chat which appears as an orange chat icon in the lower right of your window. If you’re having trouble finding the right content or want a little help getting to grips with the site, click on the chat icon and a member of our support chat will be ready to help.
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We have been busy adding the most trusted content producers in the world to our platform. We are excited to announce our new content partnership with Reuters. With an archive of over 600,000 videos as well as breaking news daily, Reuters covers business, finance, politics, technology, sports and much more. Bring learning to life in your classroom with trusted stories from the world's largest multimedia news provider.
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Boclips continues to fight Fake News, adding three new respected and trusted sources: Boclips secures PBS NewsHour, Storyful and Singapore Press Holdings as the latest news providers to join the ranks of trusted sources on the platform.
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Boclips, the world’s largest video library for education, is happy to announce partnerships with two new content providers.
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Media awareness is at its highest. At any point in the day you can find a deluge of news reports and clips across any platform. While we can condemn the restricted closed-network of the North Korean media, constrained to one official outlet, we must be willing to look critically at our own western media. Thanks to our portable devices, everywhere we go we have access to, or are unwillingly exposed to, media stories, images and videos. We are flooded by news content on every online platform. We may celebrate this open-access gateway to worldly up-to-date headlines, but what does this exposure really do for us?