Educational Video Resources for Teachers & Students

Educational Video Resources for Teachers & Students
There is no doubt that YouTube is the best video resource. There are about 3 billion videos viewed every day and the advertising in YouTube have increased 10 times over the last year. It provides many advertising and business companies with a better
 platform to promote products and services, create awareness on them and get feedback from users. It plays a significant role in the educational field as many students, educators and institutions share excellent educational content here. However, there is a need of having video resources which are used to share only educational contents. We will let you have the information about educational video resources which helps teachers and students to explore, exchange and exhibit some excellent educational contents. Have a look at the list below.


TeacherTube is an online community for sharing instructional videos.  It allows teachers to upload videos or tutorials which help students as well as other teachers to learn a concept or a skill. It enables advanced search options where you can browse by subject, grade or channel. It includes not only videos, but also docs, audio, photos and community platforms like groups and classrooms.

TED Talks:

TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) is a non-profit organization dedicated to ideas worth sharing. It includes award winning TEDTalks video site which began just as an attempt to share the things going on in the TED Conferences around the world. TED Talks captured the attention of millions of audience globally and the number is likely to grow as the site has been re-engineered. It allows you to learn from thousands of TED talks by many experts. You can even flip the YouTube videos to make engaging lessons worth sharing on TED-Ed. It also enables subtitles of different languages to learn.


SchoolTube is an awesome video-sharing platform for K12 education, specially designed for students and educators and exclusively endorsed by over twenty national education associations. SchoolTube has become the biggest educational video platform with over 50,000 K-12 schools uploading over 1,000 videos a day (as of 2013).  It allows students as well as educators to create their own channels to share their work.

How Stuff Works:

HowStuffWorks provides users with high quality educational video content. Especially Science videos here are really useful for classroom lessons. It allows educators and students to learn all the science concepts visually.


SchoolsWorld.TV is multimedia platform, providing innovative and informative content for everyone involved with or wanting to be involved in schools. It includes videos, interactive games, work sheets, fact sheets, information and latest education news as well as an opportunity to get involved in great competitions and daily polls. It aims to help educational stakeholders with revision, professional development, parenting or even help businesses get involved with local schools.

CNN Student News:

CNN Student News is designed for use in middle and high school classrooms. You can preview each program before showing it to students and to learn more about how to use Student News in your classroom, click here.

Academic Earth:

Academic Earth provides students with a comprehensive collection of free online courses from the world's top universities namely, Yale, MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford. 

Untamed Science:

Untamed Science is an online resource dedicated to offering learning contents relevant to science and nature. This is the best platform for educators, students and science lovers to explore and exchange their knowledge of science.

Math A Tube:

Math A Tube offers videos collected from many other sites which helps you learn Math.  As it's difficult to find out and sort the best mathematical videos from many platforms, Math A Tube does it for you by collecting quality video resources from many video hosting sites namely YouTube, AOL, Yahoo, etc. It also enables teachers to upload their work to share with students and others.

The above mentioned are the best video resource platforms which are specially designed for education. We hope this information is useful for you. We’d like to know more resources like these. If you know a few, please feel free to share with us in the comment box.

About the Author
Author: Santosh Bhaskar KWebsite:
Devotee of Dr. Abdul Kalam. Following his path of Creating Creative Education in India. Contributing my works in "India Vision 2020". Former EdTech Blogger/Researcher at ETR India

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