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Renderforest, cloud based online video and animation maker

Renderforest is cloud based video maker for creating intro videos for YouTube, explainer animations, kinetic typography, product or service promotional videos, music visualizations, wedding or travel slideshows, mobile app promotions, event invitations, corporate presentations, infographics etc.
Videos are created by selecting one of the templates from one of the five categories available: Promotional, Intros and Logos, Slideshow, Typography and Music Visualizations. The template is then edited, previewed and rendered on the Videos page on the Renderforest platform. Pricing is per video rendered in high quality. Tutorials available on the site.

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Video in the classroom

Suggestions and resources on how integrate Video Production in the Classroom and students!

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Video in the Classroom was founded in 2003 by Mathew Needleman to focus on video production in the elementary grades and beyond.

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2014

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ZoomSci: Science and Engineering Projects for Kids

News and technology for Kids.
PBS Parents is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on child development and early learning. It also serves as a parent's window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.

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Every new technology is an opportunity for learning
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Games
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Public Broadcasting Service in the USA.

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2014

Kids.gov: video and resources for education

Kids.gov is organized into three audiences: Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, and Educators. Each audience tab is divided into educational subjects like Arts, Math, and History. Within each subject, the websites are grouped as either government sites (Federal, state, military) or other resources (commercial, non-profit, educational). The sites listed under the other resources category are maintained by other public and private organizations. When users click on these links, they are leaving Kids.gov and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside websites.

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Learn Stuff
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U.S. government

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2014

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School Lab: Giving life to your ideas

School Lab is an innovative online platform for the creation and exchange of scientific ideas by students, their professors, and researchers!
School Lab aims at helping students to:

Comprehend science’s fascinating challenges
Develop a critical and thought-provoking mindset through innovative and creative activities
Enhance their confidence and skills so they can present their ideas to a wide audience
Value upcoming scientists as role models

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British Council, Educational Radiotelevision - Ministry of Education in collaboration with Sci-Co

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2011

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CLEMI: Ressources pour la classe, Enseigner avec l’audiovisuel : le kit pédagogique

Le CLEMI est chargé de l’éducation aux médias dans l’ensemble du système éducatif français depuis 1983. Il a pour mission d’apprendre aux élèves une pratique citoyenne des médias. Cet objectif s’appuie sur des partenariats dynamiques entre enseignants et professionnels de l’information. Tous les enseignants, quels que soient leur niveau et leur discipline peuvent avoir recours au CLEMI, tant au plan national que régional, pour se former, obtenir des conseils ou des ressources.
Pour développer des activités d’éducation aux médias dans les classes, le CLEMi vous propose de multiples outils : fiches pédagogiques, sitographie des médias, lexique, dossiers thématiques, modules vidéo, etc., et même la possibilité de rencontrer un(e) journaliste dans le cadre de l’opération Renvoyé Spécial.
RFI, TV5Monde, le ministère français des Affaires étrangères et européennes et le CLEMI ont conçu un kit pédagogique pour faciliter l’utilisation de documents et de médias audiovisuels en classe de français.
Composé d’une grille d’analyse, d’un guide pour la conception pédagogique, de 10 fiches outil, de 5 cartes mémo et d’un DVD, le kit pédagogique, conçu comme une véritable boîte à outils, apporte une série de conseils pratiques pour analyser les contenus médiatiques, créer des scénarios pédagogiques et mettre en place des activités de production audiovisuelle.

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CLEMI is responsible for media education across the French educational system since 1983. Its mission is to teach citizen media practice to students. This objective is based on strong partnerships between teachers and information professionals. All teachers, both nationally and regionally, regardless of their level and discipline can CLEMI resources, for training, advice and resources.
To develop media literacy activities in the classroom, Clemi offers a multitude of teaching materials and tools, a media referatory, lexicon, thematic modules, video, etc., even the opportunity to meet a reporter under the activity "Special Reporter".
RFI, TV5 Monde, the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and CLEMI have designed an educational kit to facilitate the use of documents and audiovisual media in French class. Composed of a grid of analysis, a guide for instructional design, 10 sheets, 5 tool cards, a memo and DVDs, the teaching kit was designed as a real toolbox providing a series of hints and practices to analyze media content, create lesson plans and implement audiovisual production activities.

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Fiches pédagogiques
Site des médias
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Dossiers thématiques
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Songs for Teaching

Songsforteaching.com is a very rich resource for educational music: teachers can find here the music that they would like to use to teach content across the curriculum – to students of all ages. This site contains thousands of children's songs, lyrics, sound clips and teaching suggestions within the different curriculary domains.
The editors of SongsForTeaching.com curate all of the music they recommend and they activley select music that they consider enjoyable and educationally useful, and where possible, they will provide printable lyrics and teaching tips that go with the music.

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All subjects
Action & Participation
Art Appreciation
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English: ESL/EFL/ESOL
Folk Songs
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Holidays & Seasons
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Mathematics
Music Appreciation
Nursery Rhymes
Preschool/Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Science
Social Studies
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Special Education

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Songs for Teaching®, Using Music to Promote Learning, USA

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Toporopa - train your brain with geography

This fun website includes educational quizzes about Europe and geography. You can test your geographical, political, historical and economical knowledge about Europe in animated quizzes that are focussed on the European map, for instance: pin the correct name to rivers on the map, find the European countries, ...

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Sonja Snoek

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2009

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History for Music Lovers on Youtube

History for Music Lovers is a Youtube channel with a collection of music videos made for history and literature teaching and performed on the backing track of very famous songs, like this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4pGFGkHOd8&feature=BFa&list=UUB3GNS3IPzv... about King Arthur (on the music of "Nature boy" by Eden Ahbez) or this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz3d5x-MUT4&feature=BFa&list=UUB3GNS3IPzv... about the Ancient Minoan Civilization on the tones of "Creep" by Radiohead.
See also their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/historyteacherz) and follow them on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/#!/historyteacherz).

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53 videos (2012/02):
William the Conqueror ("Sexyback"...
Viva Roma No. V ("Mambo #5" by Lo...
The Vikings ("Personal Jesus" by ...
The Trojan War ("Tainted Love" by...
The Spanish Inquisition ("(Keep F...
The Mahabharata ("Abracadabra" by...
The French Revolution ("Bad Roman...
The Crusades ("Eyes Without a Fac...
The Canterbury Tales ("California...
Renaissance Man ("Blister in the ...
Prehistoric ("Toxic" by Britney S...
Pompeii ("Bang Bang (My Lover Sho...
Napoleon ("Gone Daddy Gone" by th...
Mummification ("Good Riddance (Ti...
Mary, Queen of Scots ("Jenny from...
Martin Luther ("Manic Monday" by ...
Makers en partners
Macedonia ("My Sharona" by the Kn...
Leonardo da Vinci ("Dear Prudence...
Joan of Arc ("Seven Nation Army" ...
I'm a Knight ("Friday Night" by L...
History for Music Lovers
Henry VIII ("Money, Money, Money"...
Elizabeth I ("She's Not There" by...
Constantine ("Come On, Eileen" by...
Cleopatra ("Fergilicious" by Fergie)
Chinese Dynasties ("Vogue" by Mad...
Charlemagne ("Call Me" by Blondie)
Black Death ("Hollaback Girl" by ...
Beowulf ("99 Luftballons" by Nena)
Anne Boleyn ("Girl" by the Beatles)
Ancient Minoan Civilization ("Cre...

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