January 25, 2015
YouTube is definitely one of the best platforms for searching and accessing educational video resources. We have already covered several ways teachers can leverage the power of this platform in instruction. In fact, the strength of YouTube is not only in it being a resource of educational videos but is also a powerful tool for creating and editing videos. Several teachers still overlook some excellent editing features and creative possibilities that YouTube provides. For instance, you can use YouTube editor to create beautiful slideshows and presentations to share in class, or create use it to create a Hangout and invite students to take part. These and several other hacks are all available right in your YouTube account and if you need help discovering YouTube’s hidden gems, this section is a good place to start with.
I am also sharing with you this wonderful list created by Teachthought featuring a number of useful YouTube tips, guides, apps , and tools that you can use to tap into the full educational potential of this video platform. I invite you to check them out and share with us what you think of them.