How Do I Find Video Clips for Education?



  • Annenberg Learner: Teacher Resources and Professional Development
    Educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. Helps teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Free sign-up is required for first-time users.
  • Edutopia
    Site focuses on classroom teacher professional development. Videos are about pedagogical uses of technology in the classroom. Teachers can browse resources by grade level, core strategies, videos, classroom guides and more.
  • PBS LearningMedia
    Register for free access to innovative classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted resources aligned to National and Common Core State Standards. Drawing from PBS programs such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and PBS KIDS programs like SID THE SCIENCE KID, as well as NASA, the service offers teachers more than 20,000 videos, images and articles to enrich classroom instruction.
  • PBS POV Documentaries and Lesson Plans
    Point of View (POV) offers free full-length films and film clips and supporting lesson plans, discussion guides and reading lists. Films and materials are targeted at grades 6-12.
  • WatchKnowLearn
    WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom, as well as parents and students at home 24/7.
  • YouTube Teachers
    Free YouTube videos to educate, engage and inspire students, organizes featured playlists by topics. Browse by subject and level of education.


    HippoCampus is a great video homework site for students from middle school through college levels. Teaching videos on concepts tied to algebra, geometry, calculus, advanced math, statistics, economics, etc.
  • Khan Academy
    Library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long. Many provide interactive and self paced instruction with tests.
  • NCTM Reflections
    NCTM's integrating lesson videos video-based help teachers algebra in grades 3-8 observe, analyze, critique, and improve classroom practices. Videos of instruction are accompanied by Reflection Topics and Critical Teaching Questions, Guiding Beliefs and alignment with Algebra Standards.


  • Reading Links Lessons
    16 videos of elementary school teachers demonstrating reading components and strategies for comprehension, fluency, vocabulary acquisition, writing and ELL learners.


  • National Geographic Video
    Select from featured Video Series (Time-Lapsed Glacier, Deadly Predators), WildCam Videos, and videos by category, such as: animals, daily news, environment, people and places, space, and National Geographic specials.
  • Newton’s Apple Science (produced by Twin Cities Public Television)
    300 streamed science video clips. Browse categories, or enter keyword. Topics include animals & plants, earth & space, health & medicine, physics and sports, etc.

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