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Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
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In an investigation of how best to utilize technology in the classroom, I have been left with this question: When is it necessary to use video as a method of instruction? To better frame this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by rahim sadiq Jan 21, 2012.

 

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Johnathan Chase replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"Two writing activities for the movie Norma Rae;   Change Agent Case Study    Norma Rae Soundtrack Activity "
May 7, 2011
Meira Levinson replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"No offense taken, but I will say I profoundly disagree. (1) Stations don't have to be boring at all; it's nice in class to be able to move while learning (most adults get antsy sitting for 50-80 min stretches with no trip to the bathroom…"
Dec 9, 2009
Johnathan Chase replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"I do not believe that analysis is "done for the students" when they watch a video in class, especially if you extend the lesson with a post-viewing writing activity. Ken Burn's films in particular are excellent resources to…"
Oct 24, 2009
Sam Stupak replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"I don't like showing movies for the sake of showing movies, but with the right lesson, I think it can really add something. I also think that you don't need to limit yourself to showing strictly documentaries or primary sources. With their…"
Oct 20, 2009
Michael Hutchison replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"Bill, I will echo Tom's reply here. What I do is to integrate video clips into my Power Point lecture notes. We (my school) subscribe to Discovery Streaming "Plus", so we can access a large number of multimedia materials, including…"
Oct 7, 2009
Thomas Daccord replied to Bill Biondolino's discussion Is Video Necessary in the Classroom?
"Absolutely. It's estimated that by the end of this century 90% of primary source material will be multimedia -- and the vast majority of it video. Students should be watching and analyzing video on a regular basis. If we fail to incorporate…"
Oct 5, 2009
Thomas Daccord left a comment for Bill Biondolino
"Glad you could join us, Bill! Don't hesitate to ask a question, join/start a group, or share a resource!"
Oct 2, 2009
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Teacher
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High School 9-12
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At 4:38pm on October 2, 2009, Thomas Daccord said…
Glad you could join us, Bill! Don't hesitate to ask a question, join/start a group, or share a resource!
 
 
 

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