Video can be a powerful tool for classroom learning, and it's safe to say that teachers have never had more videos at their fingertips than they do today.

But with so many videos on YouTube, how do you find the good stuff? You know, those perfect, one-of-a-kind, just-right-for-your-lesson videos--the ones that make you think, "Oh, my students have to see this!"

The best YouTube videos for the classroom are the ones that teach or, better yet, show something you can't otherwise do in your classroom. Videos that are more than flashy attempts to spice up a chapter from a textbook. Videos that...

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About the Author:

Jeff Knutson is the senior manager of education content for Common Sense Education. Common Sense Education helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Go to Common Sense Education for free resources including full reviews of digital tools, ready-made lesson plans, videos, webinars, and more.