NOVA's free digital resources for educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics includes videos, audio segments, lesson plans, and interactives designed to facilitate effective classroom integration. Coming from the PBS network, this collection includes lesson plans, collections, and webinars.
Edutopia video collection
This online resource includes a broad selection of videos demonstrating different teaching strategies and approaches and can be useful in showing different practices from pedagogical approaches like problem based learning to more practical aspects like how to encourage students to devise their own seating plan.
European Cinema and Mathematics
This resource available through the Scientix portal gives access to a selection of activities and teaching resources based on movies studied during the Cinemaths Paradise project. The basic purpose is to help teachers to teach maths through movies.
E-Media Education Lab
This website provides teacher training resources in media education and includes 10 different training scenarios along with evalutation strategies that have been used in different teacher training settings in Europeteacher training
A creative film interpretation of First World War records in The National Archives, UK. This film was researched, planned, created and filmed over 5 days by a group of young people and raises pertinent questions about the nature of war and human sacrifice.
The Mechanical Universe
A series of 52 30-minute videos covering the basic topics of a university physics course, viewable for free. Uses a lot of very nice animations and snippets of old film.
SWGfL resources on Digital Literacy and Citizenship
This SWGfL website provides free materials designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. A simple registration is required in order to access different lesson plans which address digital literacy and citizenship topics in an age-appropriate way.
SCIENCE EXPLAINED IN ONE MINUTE!
Universitat Rovira i Virgili’s (URV) Unit of Scientific Communication made a series of 12 educational videos to answer common questions, which can be very easily integrated in science lessons.
What is interesting about those one minute-long videos, is how they manage to answer diverse questions in the field of science in a simple, understandable way with the help of illustrations and animations. Those videos are an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in knowing more about science topics such as the function of pharmaceutical to the biological components of lichens and biodiesel.
Doc Academy is BRITDOC’s schools programme, providing free, easy-to-use resources for secondary school teachers. It includes 100s of short clips from critically-acclaimed films and provides: -
- Curriculum-linked lesson plans for (UK Level) KS 3, 4 & 5
- an inspiring social-action Activity Toolkit: all made by and tested with teachers
Doc Academy supports teachers to meet key literacy targets whilst engaging pupils in thinking about the world, about society and their place in it.
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