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8 little-known video resources popular with teachers

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
August 20th, 2015

OpenEd compiled this list of resources after reviewing teacher video use

video-resourcesThe use of video in education is growing by leaps and bounds. Videos are used in classrooms to support student learning, they play a critical role in flipped learning, and they also figure prominently in teacher professional development.

One of the best parts about educational videos? Educators can usually find a free high-quality video to suit any number of needs.

OpenEd, creator of an online library of free and open K-12 resources, recently analyzed the use of videos in its resource library. Eight video publishers appeared as lesser-known — that is to say, you’re probably not on a first-name basis with them — but still popular among teachers.

The eight video publishers emerged as resources that teachers frequently assign. Those publishers include:

1. Have Fun Teaching: Need a video on the alphabet, characters, counting, grammar, math, science, and more? The Have Fun Teaching site offers videos in a variety of learning categories.

Next page: Seven more video resources, along with an infographic illustrating the resources