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Instructional Videos

Discovery Education has Teacher Tools, Webinars, Professional Development, and of course great standards-based videos with accompanying documentation for your lessons.  From their website: “You can now bring the Mythbusters to your middle-school students to excite them about science, take your primary students on an educational ride with the Magic School Bus, have your high school students debate on Stephen Hawking’s latest theories with Into the Universe, and much more without ever leaving the classroom!”

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (‘FREE’) History, space, science, art, poetry

HippoCampus Psychology, government, US history, and environmental science

Math and Science Videos

MIT OpenCourseWare Video lectures

National Geographic Video Animals, environment, habitat, natural disasters, ocean, world music, photography, news, science and space, travel and cultures

NBC Learn Video Library  IDOE has purchased a subscription to the NBC Learn Video Library.  Click the link at left, then choose Register Now at the top right hand corner of the screen.

NOVA Watch entire NOVA programs, divided into chapters

Open Thinking Wiki Videos on technology and media literacy topics including 21st Century Learning, Copyright, The Influence of Media on Society, Social Networks, Cyberbullying, and Documentaries

Planet Nutshell  Short cartoon videos about a topic “in a nutshell.”

Teachers’ Domain Free digital media from public TV. Thousands of free resources and tools. Search by state or Common Core standards.

TED Talks Inspiring speakers from the TED conference – devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading – Technology, Entertainment, Design

WatchKnowLearn   Over 20,000 free educational videos for K-12