Helpful videos and video resources are listed below. You are sure to find the video you need.

10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About
If you find that you are finding many of the videos you use on YouTube, you might find these 10 tricks helpful.

100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers
Although YouTube has been blocked from many/most schools, for obvious reasons and not so obvious ones. YouTube does provide great resources and content for teachers and students. View the list of the Top 100 Videos for Teachers. This list is provided by, a leading online resource for current teachers, and aspiring education students and student teachers.

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You
Need encouragement? Watch this video. Find your dream and follow it!

Bad teacher. First day.
Good video to start a conversation on student (and teacher?) expectations and being prepared.

Before He Cheats: A Teacher Parody
This parody of Carrie Underwood's song is about a teacher who plans on teacher a student a lesson about plagiarism. [3:26]

Blockbuster Offers Glimpse Of Movie Renting Past
The Onion does a great job show how hard times were in the past when you had to drive to a store to rent a move. How are students' experiences today different than even just a few years ago?

ESL Video
Okay, this isn't actually a video but a site that allows you to create quizzes for videos. The video plays next to the quiz questions. Interesting idea.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Kickoff Videos
A list of 10 short videos that you might want to choose from next time you want to set the focus of a meeting with a video.

Grockit Answers
Pull any video from YouTube and create a quiz to go along with it. Nice set up and free.

How To Maintain Classroom Discipline - Good And Bad Methods Training Educational Video
Interesting 1947 video on classroom management. After a few minutes of watching the bad teacher, good teaching methods are shown. Though school is quite different there are some timeless truths demonstrated in the video.

How We Learn - Synapses and Neural Pathways
Shows good analogy of how our learning strengthens the brain's neural connections.

I Will Survive - Teacher Style
Play this karaoke during your next teacher faculty meeting to start the fun and motivation.

It's Not about the Nail
As much as you try to help people, some folks just don't want to talk about it.

Over 7,000 video lessons tailored for high school students.

Learners TV
Tons of video lectures and lots of live animations and Powerpoint presentations. Geared for secondary students. Good resource to share with your students if you are flipping your classroom.

Life = Risk
If you've never failed, you've never lived. Find out some other failures who didn't let it stop them.

Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles
Humorous look at helpdesk support except with a book (instead of a computer). New users still face the same frustration of learning a new device. Funny. [2:44]

Miss USA 2011 - Should Math be Taught in Schools
A humorous video that the math folks will enjoy!

Mr. D: Periodic Table of the Elements
This is an example of bad teaching. Mr. D is explaining the periodic table to his online class.

Mr. D: You are Almost a Teacher
Great video to start a conversation about assessment. Mr. D shares how he grades his students…it should make you cringe.

Ode to #Pencilchat: Technology Intergration in the Classroom
It's easy for teachers to complain about 'having to use' technology. Funny, when you change the tool to a pencil instead of a computer it sounds really rediculous…and helps make the point that excuses about why you can't use technology are mostly lame.

Rip it out! (Dead Poets Society)
The teacher, played by Robin Williams, enlightens his students that they will learn to think for themselves…not just follow a formula in a textbook.

Teacher Training Videos
Although the site may seem cluttered you can find some great video resources here to use with your class.

Videos, as well as other resources, for teachers to use in their classrooms.

Teaching Channel
Lots of videos - categorized by subject, grade, and/or topic.

TEDxUIUC - Daniel Simons - Seeing The World As It Isn't
Daniel Simons explores why we see the world as it ISN'T. He is head of the Visual Cognition Laboratory at the University of Illinois. His research explores the ways in which our beliefs and intuitions about the workings of our own minds are often mistaken and why that matters. He is best known for his experiments revealing striking failures of perception and the limits of visual awareness.

The Fuhrer on TCAP in the Bunker
Adolf Hitler is talking with his cabinet about some major problems - the English captions reveal he is stressed about state mandated testing. It's a scene that probably takes place in too many school districts.

The Monkey Business Illusion
Great video to use when talking to teachers about only seeing what they are paying attention to (and thus miss the gorilla walking through the scene here). When we see great teaching, though, we are more likely to be able to identify it again….and hopefully do it ourselves.

Free educational videos for ages 3-18.