Instructional videos for your students and Classrooms

Posted on January 19, 2012 by

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I just wanted to highlight a few websites that you may or may not have already heard of. All of these websites provide direct instruction via video to students on a variety of topics, they can be used to supplement classroom instruction, provide a basis for a flipped classroom, or used as part of in class activities.

Khan Academy – The Khan Academy has very straight forward blackboard videos (think UPS commercial) on a huge selection of topics and lessons(2700 videos and counting). Major categories include Algebra, American Civics, Arithmetic, Art History, Banking and Money, Biology, Brain Teasers, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cosmology and Astronomy, Credit Crisis, Currency, Current Economics, Developmental Math, Differential Equations, Finance, Geometry, Healthcare and Medicine, History, Linear Algebra, Microeconomics, New and Noteworthy, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Pre-algebra, Precalculus, Probability, Singapore math, Statistics, Trigonometry, Valuation and Investing, and Venture Capital and Capital Markets. See sample below.


You Tube Education – You Tube has decided to separate out and index videos from trusted sources that would be useful to educators and students. Major content providers include BBCEarth, Biography Channel, NatGeoWild, PBS, The History Channel, Smithsonian Channel and many others.

Cosmo Learning – Some of these are videotaped college professors lectures but it also contains a large number of documentaries. The education tab also has links to images, books and related websites.

Academic Earth – These videos are videotaped lectures by college professors. These are college professors and the videos are not suitable for younger students. The cross several different academic disciplines.

Learners TV – These videos are videotaped lectures by college professors. These are college professors and the videos are not suitable for younger students. The cross several different academic disciplines.

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