Description: Source: As the new school year begins a number of Canadian classrooms are increasingly implementing video as an educational tool to keep their digitally savvy students engaged and interested.
Date: Sept 8, 2011
“Everyone has different learning styles, they learn best in different ways,” she says. “Video provides the opportunity to almost deliver both (visuals and text) at the same time. You have visual, you could have written and you have audio at the same time and students can refer to them at their own pace.”
The days of classroom video consisting of a TV and VCR rolled in for a lengthy film students could zone out on are over. Ms. Bobiash, who teaches science and social studies, uses digital video to deliver information in short, interactive bursts and encourages students to make their own films for projects which can later be posted online through her YouTube channel. Read rest of story
Questions for discussion:
- What pedagogical applications do you see video playing in the classroom?
- What is the concept of “flip teaching” and so you feel it is effective? Why? or Why not?
- Is it more effective for teachers to produce the video or for students to produce the video?