Blurring Tools in YouTube

There are times where you want to blur or block out part of a video that you want to upload.  I create a lot of videos for students and other teachers, and sometimes find that there is something on my screen that I want to blur so I do not share an email address or…

Creating a YouTube Playlist for Students

There is a tremendous amount of useful information on YouTube, along with a large amount of not useful information.  One thing we can easily do to help students, is to create a Playlist of videos related to the topic in our classroom.  This could become a great resource for them to extend or enrich their…

Beyond Basics with YouTube Videos

In the early days of YouTube, it was filled with mostly useless videos of cats and music videos.  YouTube now is a great resource for finding video clips related to almost anything you want.  You can fix your sink using an instructional video found on YouTube, something I have done, or you can just find…

Google Form with Video to Increase Class Time

Time seems to be a big thing that almost all teachers wish they had more of.  The thing is though is that there are things that we can do to make it so we have more time with our students in class.  When I flipped my classroom it wasn’t so I could spend less time…

YouTube Sharing and Viewing Tools

As much as I love YouTube as a resource, it is easy to see that sometimes there are unfavorable parts of YouTube or that the specific clip you want is part of a much longer video.  Using the following tools you can make the sharing of a YouTube clip much more efficient, effective and even…