Video is a great way to add a little POW! to a presentation or give more meaning to a topic. Below a just a few of the many sites that provide high quality videos for streaming through a computer or digital device.
Word to the wise: When showing a video during class, pre-load the video online so it is buffered and ready for viewing on cue.
National Geographic Channel Educational cable TV programming.
NCLive: Full series of American Experience, American Masters, Cyberchase, Empires, Frontline, Ken Burns, Liberty Kids, Masterpiece, Scientific American Frontiers
Vimeo Education self-described as "a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make".
You Tube: You can find almost anything here from sneezing pandas to Photoshop tutorials. It has it all.
One of my personal favorites!