Advantages of Using Video Resources in Differentiation of Math Instruction : Teachers can use video to enhance the learning, provide another voice in the classroom and as a way to deliver new content, practice work or to reinforce learning. Students can use video to demonstrate their understanding, express ideas, and create authentic products.
Scientific Research Indicates that Using Video in the Classroom Improves Learning http://www.libraryvideo.com/articles/article18.asp
Using Video in the Classroom – There is substantial research promoting the use of video in the classroom as a dynamic resource for supporting curricula. http://www.libraryvideo.com/articles/article13.asp
Video Goes to School – a 3-part series at http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/showStory.cfm?ArticleID=5597
KQED – using video effectively – http://www.kqed.org/assets/pdf/arts/programs/spark/video.pdf
Examples & Online Resource
Khan Academy – The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere.The site has 700+ videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, and finance which have been recorded by Salman Khan. http://www.khanacademy.org/
TeacherTube – We know that pictures are worth a thousand words. What about videos? A million words? Since many school districts block YouTube, visit TeacherTube. It’s worth it. Since its creation this year, the site now houses hundreds of educational videos. http://www.teachertube.com/.
Algebasics – Algebasics is an online mathematics instructional resource that takes students through the basics of algebra and pre-algebra. The breadth of the material is divided into sixteen sections, which begin with, “the basics,” and proceed all the way to a section on applying algebra to real-world situations. Students can view dozens of flash tutorials of math problem variations for each topic, as they are explained and the step-by-step solutions are presented. http://www.algebasics.com/
Annenberg Video Index – Learning Math from Annenberg Media. Learn from the masters. Online videos that help advance excellent teaching of math concepts in the middle school classroom. Watch math topics played out with students. Learn from teacher reflections. There is a separate index of movies for each math strand. Although developed for course instruction, registration is not required to view use the materials. http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/learningmath/
Countdown Math Movies from Loyola University and the Chicago Educational channel. The video clips found on this site have been edited from hour-long COUNTDOWN shows originally broadcast on Channel 21, the interactive cable access television network in Chicago. Each week, the television program introduces a different math concept through direct instruction and reinforces each lesson with literature, manipulative, activities and related computer instruction. Over 30 middle school math topics are covered. http://countdown.luc.edu/index.html
Free Middle School Math Movies from Brainpop – offered by AOL@School http://www.aolatschoolsearch.com/middleschool/subjects/math/movies/index.adp
Hotmath Videos – Hotmath.com now offers nearly 1,000 video lessons that teach and explain homework topics related to Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, College Algebra, and Calculus. The lessons, from 5-15 minutes in length, provide step-by-step examples of a variety of mathematical situations. Although a subscription is required, you can find sample videos at the site.
Junior High Math Interactives – this multimedia resource includes 23 interactive math lessons with print activities, learning strategies, and videos that illustrate how math is used in everyday life. The resource addresses the following junior high mathematics topics: Fractions; Integers; Percentages; Rate/Ratio/Proportion; Square Roots; Exponents; Patterns; Algebra; Linear Equations; Polynomials; Angles; Circles; Surface Area and Volume; Area and Perimeter; Triangles; Pythagoras; Trigonometry; Similarity and Congruence; Transformations; Shape Classification; Data Display and Graphs; Central Tendency and Distribution; and Probability. http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?launch=true
Math Movies from the Tampa Educational Channel on the most frequently asked questions in middle school math. Covers 31 topic areas. Free but requires registration for usage. http://www.mathhomeworkhotline.com/
Math TV – an innovative learning project for middle school students where they watch and learn with a video and then practice skills on their own in a virtual hands-on setting. Choose Enter ,Tune-in, Roll ’em, the math topic, and then the episode. http://www.mathplayground.com/mathtv.html
Mathcasts are whiteboard movies – screencasts (screen movies of writing with voice) that focus on mathematics. http://www.mathtrain.tv/
Math tutorials for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Calculus.
MathVision – a website provided by the San Diego County Offfice of Education, where you can watch the MathVision tutors solve sample problems from the The California High School Exit Exam. Great CST and CAHSEE review for Algebra and Grade 7 math students.
McDougall Littell Interactive Instructor is a shockwave version of course materials with auditory and visual support. Course 1, Course 2, and Course 3 are offered with tutorials, exercises and extra help. (Note: State-adopted text versions are not interactive and only offer downloadble .pdf files for student support).
Modeling Middle School Mathematics Video Showcase – Modeling Middle School Mathematics is a professional development program using video lessons and Web-based Internet materials to examine each of five NSF- funded middle school math initiatives. You can view the entire collection of videos by math strand and subject. Each come with video clips of actual lessons being taught in the classroom, full transcripts and teacher pages. http://www.mmmproject.org/video_matrix.htm
NASA CONNECT MATH Project – In NASA CONNECT™: The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning, students learn about the human circadian clock and how it affects peoples’ daily lives. Students see how NASA scientists are studying the circadian timing system to improve astronaut’s physical and mental tasks while working in space. Conducting research to help astronauts sleep better in space also helps people on Earth with similar problems. The hands-on activity in this guide allows students to demonstrate how fractions, decimals, and percents are related and further develop their proportional reasoning skills. Includes a 28-minute video that can be paused at appropriate intervals.
Spy Guys Sixth Grade: 21 lessons on key math concepts in video/interactive format.
United Streaming – The largest and most current K-12 digital video/video clip library available today; it is for fee. The only standards-based video-on-demand application shown to increase student achievement
TUTORIALS ON MAKING MOVIES
iMovie Tutorial – http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/#imovie
iMovie Tutorial from the University of Vermont http://www.uvm.edu/cit/tutorials/video/imovie/
Atomic Learning – FREE tutorial series on Windows® Movie Maker 2.
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