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Wideo

Wideo is an online platform providing the users with a way to create, edit and share their videos for free. The service is web-based so the only requirement is a browser. Users can choose (or upload) the images, fonts, animations, videos and audios. By uploading one’s own audio it is possible to make videos with voiceover explanations.
The system is currently in Beta version.

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KidsTube - free educative video resources for your students

KidsTube is a free educative video resource for educators featuring thousands of approved and filtered videos, images and blogs: all of them are kids safe and/or specifically meant just for kids.
The website also allows to upload one’s own videos and create groups or join others’ groups and engage in educative discussions in such an awesome community of people.
It is possible to browse and watch videos without being registered. The registration is needed, though, to upload and share videos. The user-friendly interface makes the website simple to use.

Embedplus – editing Youtube videos for education

This free application facilitates the embedding, editing and customization of Youtube videos.
Among the most important features of Embedplus:
• Start your video at a certain time
• Ignore boring parts of the video
• Add annotations to videos
• Movable zoom service that allows you to dynamically magnify the area you point over
• Crop interesting parts of a video
• Instant replay service
• Instantly watch videos at a slower rate to clearly see what happens
• Real-time reactions, an option for seeing people’s reactions to the same video you are modifying
The website contains also a special page about how the application can be used in the context of teaching / training. Using EmbedPlus teachers will be able to :
• Highlight turning points in videos they want to share with their students using the jump buttons on the player
• Skip irrelevant parts in a video
• Offer additional information beyond what is presented in a video using annotations.
Students on their part can use it to:
• Get a closer and clearer understanding of video contents covering complicated events using the slow motion and zoom effects that EmbedPus offers
• Easily access their videos and view text and other objects within a video

SnagLearning - educational video

SnagLearning features high-quality documentary films presenting them for free to an international online audience as educational tools to ignite meaningful discussion within the learning community. The library currently contains over 2,000 documentaries that are appropriate for students from middle school and up covering nearly every classroom subject.
Many of these videos are produced by well-known educational sources, including PBS and National Geographic.
Teachers can submit and share their own lesson plans, quizzes and homework ideas with fellow educators. On each film page there is a section containing learning questions related to the video and a commenting area that functions as public forum to share and discuss.

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FILM SUBJECTS
Arts & Music
Children’s Programming
Foreign Language
History
Math & Science
Political Science & Civics
World Culture & Geography

FILM GRADE LEVELS
Children’s Programming
6-8
9-12
College

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PBS
National Geographic
Explorer
ITBS

Khan Academy on YouTube - Español

A repository of videos in Spanish language made by Khan Academy. In their YouTube channel, lots of videos on different school subjects are available for teachers. Some topics are: Probabilidad, Biologia, Khan Academy, Estándares California Álgebra, Estándares California Geometría, Algebra ejemplos desarrollados, Desarrollo de Matemáticas, Trigonometría, Geometría, Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Física, Aritmética, Química.

Utubersidad

Utubersidad is a Spanish project which collect on the website the links to more than 10.000 educational videos published on YouTube, divided into several school and university subjects (see the table of Contents below).
They also have recordings of lectures, documentaries and conferences.
the website is also available in English.

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Administración
Arquitectura
Artes
Biología
Comunicaciones
Contabilidad
Deportes
Derecho
Economía
Educación
Filosofía
Física
Gastronomía
Geografía
Geología
Historia
Idiomas
Informática
Ingeniería
Literatura
Matemáticas
Medicina
Mercadotecnia
Meteorología
Oceanografía
Odontología
Oficios
Psicología
Química
Sociología
Veterinaria

Educatube

Educatube is a website where everyone can publish educational videos that can be used in class, mainly aimed to teachers, parents and students from Primary, Secondary and VET education in Spain.
Videos are divided in the following main subjects: Languages, Science, Social Science, Education, Art.

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Languages
Science
Social Science
Education
Art

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A group of students from Barcelona University

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HyppoCampus

HippoCampus was designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER), a worldwide effort to improve access to quality education for everyone. HippoCampus content has been developed by some of the finest colleges and universities in the world and contributed to the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC), another MITE project. NROC makes editorial and engineering investment in the content to prepare it for distribution by HippoCampus.

Lots of resources, presentations and videos, can be browsed by topic: Arithmetic, Algebra & Geometry, Calculus & Advanced Math, Statistics & Probability, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Economics, History & Government, Psychology, Religion.

EdMediaShare

edmediashare.org has been launched by JISC Digital Media and provides a location for learners and educators to share the online video they use combined with information on the context in which they use these resources. Video on the site can be embedded into VLE’s, blogs – anywhere on the web.

Folk DC - Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language Learning

The Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language and Cultural Learning (Folk DC) project is a European Union project designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through using Folk songs, and activities around the songs. The project aims to introduce an understanding of the number, richness and culture of other languages when children start to learn a foreign language and begin to understand the meaning of additional languages.

Songs are in 10 European languages (Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish) and they are available both on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/FolkDC2011) and on the FolkDC wiki (http://folkdc.wikispaces.com/Home), where you can also add your own song.

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