A. Instruction - 7.4
B. Design - 9.1
C. Engagement - 6
Watch Know Learn: A Resource for All Teachers
Summary : A Curated Collection of Videos
Watch Know Learn is a comprehensive collection of educational videos. Without having to sign in, users can browse videos by category with the directory on the left of the screen. If there is a particular topic of interest, users can locate it by inputting key terms into the search box at the top of the screen. When users do find a video of interest, they can click it to view it, and the website also offers a brief synopsis of the video.
To access additional options, users will need to register with Watch Know Learn. To do so, users must click the “Join” button on the top right of the screen, enter in the information, and then confirm their email address. By joining, users are able to create their own classroom, which is a subset of videos they selected from the website. To add a video to their “Classroom” page, users need only to click the “Heart” icon next to the video to favorite it, which automatically adds the video to their classroom.
Instructional Ideas for Watch Know Learn
- Teachers can locate a video of interest from this website and create an EdPuzzle using it.
- When introducing a topic, teachers can find videos that build students’ schema about that topic and add them to their classroom in this website. They can then have students pick one or more of the videos to view and have them complete a 3-2-1, which requires students to write down three facts they learned from the video, two connections they made to the video, and one question they have about the topic after watching the video. Students can post their 3-2-1 to a class website.
- When researching a topic, teachers can have students search and view different videos related to the topic found in this website. Teachers can have students write the name of the video and a brief summary of it in their notes, which they can reference when conducting their research.
- Teachers can give students a topic and have them find videos related to that topic. Students can then rank the video in terms of quality content. That way, teachers can have information about what types of videos students like for future use.
|A2. 21st Century Skills|
|A3. Conn. to Future Learning|
|A4. Value of Errors|
|A5. Feedback to Teacher|
|A6. Level of Material|
|A7. Cooperative Learning|
|A8. Accom. of Individual Diff.|
|B1. Ability to Save Progress|
|B2. Platform Integration|
|B3. Screen Design|
|B4. Ease of Use|
|B6. Goal Orientation|
|B7. Information Presentation|
|B8. Media Integration|
|B9. Cultural Sensitivity|
|C1. Learner Control|
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