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The 10 Most Important Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers

YouTube is packed full of educational stuff to share with students. It is usually our first choice when thinking about video resources online. It is true that YouTube interface is not student friendly particularly with the annoying ads and sometimes irrelevant and indecent content on the list of the featured videos but thanks to web technologies , we can now use these awesome tools to easily  control the content that is displayed on YouTube and make it educationally relevant platform for our students.




The other thing that YouTube offers for us in education and that is of high importance to teachers and educators is YouTube Channels. These are pages created around a certain topic providing different videos all related to the development of a certain cause. In this regard, I have went through some of these channels and compiled a list of some of the best ones that are useful for teachers.


Here is the list :


1- TED



This is my favourite channel for educational and inspiring videos. TED Channel shares ideas from the TED conference with the world.



2- Edutopia



This is also another of my favourite channels. It provides awesome and inspirational  videos on what works in education and ideal for classroom inclusion.



3- Kahn Academy



This is a library of thousands of videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.



4- Discovery Channel



This is another excellent educational channel for teachers and students. It offers stories and experiences from the world of science, natural history, anthropology, survival, geography, and engineering.



5- National Geographic



I think you already know the name. This channel provides great videos from people that really care about our planet.



6- Expert Village



This is one of the most popular channels on YouTube with more than a million subscribers. It provides day to day how to videos on almost any topic .



7- Nobel Prize



Nobel Prize YouTube Channel presents videos about the Nobel Prize awarded achievements and the Nobel Laureates, provided by Nobelprize.org.



8- Citizen Tube



This is  YouTube channel that keeps users updated about what is happening in YouTube news, politics and trends.






9- Biography



This YouTube channel offers clips from' Biography' featuring in-depth profiles of exceptional people, with insider insights and observations.




10- Smithsonian



This YouTube Channel provides great videos on topics such as art, design, history, culture, science and technology.


You can also check out this list of 100 YouTube Channels Useful for Teachers

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  1. Really good channel suggestions - just a thought - it would be useful to be able to click on the logo/banners to go the channels as well as the numbered text. I clicked on several of the logo/banner graphics expecting them to be a link as well.

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