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'Films on Demand'

posted Oct 4, 2018, 8:47 AM by Jeffrey Jones

There are LOTS of Free Motion Pictures as part of 'ClassProject'

Check out the 'FILMS ON DEMAND' database (which is part of our district and Public Libraries's partnership  - 'ClassProject').

To get in...
Select 'New Hanover County Public Library' and 
Use your PowerSchool Number to get in. Students would use their ID number.)

There are options at the bottom where you can:
  • Share (facebook, twitter, etc.) - the viewer would need their password though (their student ID #)
  • Add to (add it to your playlist / favorites within the database)
  • Citation
  • Segment (you must create a free account to do that - set the start time and the end time)
  • Embed/Link (add to your Website)  the viewer would need their password though

Lib. of Congress - Nat'l Screening Room of Free Motion Pictures

posted Oct 4, 2018, 7:25 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Oct 4, 2018, 8:45 AM ]

Initially it is limited with only 281 titles out of 1.6 million but will grow each month.

About it - 
"...it has digitized hundreds of hours of motion pictures...Most of the content in the National Screening Room is in the public domain. Movies that the Library believes to be in the public domain are fully downloadable. Permissions were granted for the inclusion of copyrighted motion pictures, which are only available as streaming files.

This digital offering showcases the wealth and diversity of the Library’s vast moving image collections. The Library has the largest and most comprehensive archive of moving images in the world, totaling more than 1.6 million items. 

The first phase of the (ONLINE) project will feature 281 titles and new content will be added to the National Screening Room every month. (Source: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-125/ )

The Actual database - 

(See also, 'Films on Demand' - part of the public libraries' ClassProject) - see Mr. Jones for more info


posted Mar 1, 2018, 12:00 PM by Jeffrey Jones

Bonus: how to type the °:

"Typing the ° Degree Symbol. If you would like to make the ° symbol when typing, you can use these methods: On PCs - hold down the Alt key and on the numeric keypad on the right of the keyboard, type 0176, or Alt+ 248 When you release the Alt Key, a ° should be there." 

Check123.com - Video Encyclopedia in 1,2 & 3 minutes

posted Feb 22, 2018, 1:36 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Feb 22, 2018, 1:40 PM ]

Check123.com contains more than 20,000 Curated Videos from all over the World
in the Web's first SOCIAL Video Encyclopedia!!!

Quality comes first!

All of Check123’s videos are validated by professional experts in different fields, and prioritized by quality - helping you find the best possible answer to your search!

Next to each video, you will find its Quality Rating (1-10) alongside two metrics: Informative and Entertaining. That way you’ll always know the quality of the video you are about to watch!

ClassHook - Videoclips (K-12, All Subjects

posted Feb 22, 2018, 1:33 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Feb 23, 2018, 7:07 AM ]

You’ll find clips from such television shows as The OfficeThe Big Bang TheoryThe Magic School Bus, Seinfeld, The Ellen Show and The Simpsons and from such movies as Apollo 13The Social NetworkDespicable Me, Jerry Maguire and The Martian. 

​ASL 2017 Best Website ​

Source: Joann Absi, Ashley High School - Thanks, Joann!

Searching for Videos

posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:21 AM by Jeffrey Jones

FaganFinder.com/video offers MANY options in Websites to search for Videos.

They are arranged by categories such as...
  • Open Licences
  • News
  • Live video
  • Educational
  • Documentaries
  • Lectures
  • Talks
  • How-to
  • and many more!
Type in your keyword(s) and then choose a source. The Website will take you to that Website.

You could always just search that Website, but the page is a good reminder of other options that are out there besides YouTube, etc. 

EdPuzzle - easily engage students with Videos

posted Feb 21, 2017, 12:54 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Mar 28, 2017, 5:17 AM ]

EDpuzzle.com - "pick a video, add your magical touch and track your students' understanding"

Save time by choosing an existing video from YouTube, Khan Academy, etc. OR upload your own.

In a nutshell...
  • Edit the length of the video to maximize the engagement with the student.
  • Add your voice AND/OR questions to the video. 
  • Reinforce accountability - know which students watch the videos, how many times they watched it and see the answers they give.
  • Differentiate instruction - target every student differently AND save time. Students can learn at their own pace.
Apps & extensions are available...
  • iOS app
  • Android app
  • Chrome app
  • YouTube extension

Video - Edpuzzle - Teacher Evolution (How to introduce EDpuzzle into the classroom)...

How to introduce EDpuzzle into the classroom

Google Classroom Awesome Integration

Google Classroom Awesome Integration

Khan Academy adds questions to Apps

posted Sep 21, 2016, 5:22 PM by Jeffrey Jones

Their free mobile apps just got even better! They've added their 40,000+ interactive practice questions to the Android and iPhone / iPad apps so you can study anytime, anywhere.

Khan Academy

TurboNote - take notes while watching a video

posted Sep 3, 2016, 8:04 PM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Sep 3, 2016, 8:04 PM ]

Install TurboNote as a Chrome extension and you will be able to watch a video and take notes in the same browser window. 

TurboNote can be used with YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix and Facebook videos.  videos. In addition to 

To start notetaking tap the TurboNote extension icon in your browser and a menu will appear. 

Notes are automatically time-stamped. 

Notes are editable and you can share them.

Visit his page to find out more and to find ways to use TurboNote in your classroom.

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