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The resources on this page is an index of all Video resources mentioned in the Online Tools for Educators group. Come back often as it will continue to be updated. If you have questions about one of the tools, visit the discussion listed or start a new discussion.
This is a free education-related alternative to the popular YouTube service. It is generally "safer" and the advertising can be less intrusive.
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This online service can turn an ordinary computer with a web cam and Internet connection into a live broadcast studio. You can also capture the broadcast and store it for anytime playback. They feature a free (ad-supported) tier of service.
This site allows you to remove distracting and offensive content from around YouTube videos. However, it may not allow you to view YouTube videos if YouTube is blocked by your school.
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Animoto.com is a great time saver for those who like to create digital stories with their students. Plan and create a storyboard; locate images and video to go into your story; quickly put together a video with text, fun transitions, your own music or preselected music; and share with others. Education Account available for free.
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Sample Animoto Presentation: Colorado Gold Rush
Flixtime allows you to make 60 second videos using your own video, digital stills, and music. This could be used to create a quick digital story that includes text, transitions, and music and can be shared with others. Free sign up required, no education account.
Jaycut is a web based video editor that can be used in place of Moviemaker or iMovie. Students can plan, create and edit their own movies directly in their browser without any downloads. Free sign up required, no education account.
Domo Animate is an easy to use animation tool. Students can plan, create, and publish their own cartoons. Note: Animations are reviewed for inappropriate content; however, use caution when playing publicly uploaded animations. Free sign up required, no education account.
Sample Domo Animate: Planet Mnemonic
Kerpoof Studio is a great places for students K-8 to create their own stories, movies, pictures and more. To create animated movies, select "create a movie," select a scene, add characters, actions and more. Lesson ideas and education accounts are available.
Screen Capture / ScreenCasting
This is an online service for screen capture and screencasting. The free version is quite robust and allows teachers (or students) to make videos of computer screen activity. The activity can even be narrated to create a tutorial or lesson (also called a screencast).
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Free web based site for creating screen captures.
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This interdisciplinary curriculum introduces students to classic cinema and the cultural, historical and artistic significance of film. The site has lessons, professional development and more to assist teacher in teaching about film and filmmaking.