Academic Earth Free online courses and video lectures from UNC, Yale, Harvard, Columbia, USC and more in all subject areas.
Common Craft Produces videos that explain potentially confusing subjects “in plain English”. Videos on topics in technology, money, society, and the environment, including blogs, wikis, social media, personal finance, and political science.
Curriki Free open-source, peer-reviewed K-12 videos and podcasts
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!”
English Central Engaging and current video clips from news shows and movies that show the text as words are spoken. Users are then prompted to repeat the words shown, and the online software scores how well the student pronounced the text. Teachers can create an online classroom to monitor student work; videos are labeled with a difficulty level. The free software, sponsored by Google, takes into account the native accent of the speaker.
Snag Learning Watch over 1600 documentaries for students at the secondary level, each with guided questions. Give out the URL to absent students to watch at home. Submit and share lessons and quizzes. “The goal of this site is to highlight documentaries from sources like PBS and National Geographic that make for engaging educational tools.”
Sophia 28,000 tutorials which use a mixture of video, text, audio, and slideshows to teach bite-sized concepts.
Teachers’ Domain Free digital media from public TV. Thousands of free resources and tools. Search by state or Common Core standards.
Teaching Videos Great collection of educational videos, searchable by subject.
TED Talks Inspiring speakers from the TED conference – devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading – Technology, Entertainment, Design