Awesome YouTube Channel For Teachers To Teach Better From Home

Awesome YouTube Channel For Teachers To Teach Better From Home

After Google, YouTube is the second biggest search engine. 

So having videos of teachers or referencing YouTube channels for ideas makes sense, especially with the transition to online teaching and find useful teaching supports and resources. 

Countless Educational YouTube channels offer modern resources and ideas for spicing up teaching. The following are 10 the most relevant YouTube channels to help teachers teach better from home. 

Big Think 

Big Think is a leading source of expert-driven and actionable educational content. It has thousands of videos featuring experts discussing topics to make us think differently about the big ideas and core skills that define knowledge in the 21st century. This channel has 2.92 million subscribers. 

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Physics Wallah 

Run by Alakh Pandey, Physics Wallah is amongst the best educational YouTube channels. The channel is best suited for students in grade 9 or above and those preparing for IIT/JEE or NEET. His videos comprise of interactive full-length video lessons that provide in-depth knowledge of Physics and Chemistry. As of now, the channel has 3.959 million subscribers on YouTube. He has his website and application where he provides original and hand-written study material useful for both students and teachers.  

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Professor Dave Explains 

This Educational YouTube Channel is owned and managed by Dave Farina, an educator, tutor, and graduate from Carleton College, Los Angeles. This channel is for science students from high school and undergraduate courses. It is also for teachers to get additional knowledge and ideas to teach to their students remotely. He aims at increasing science literacy in our society and provides tutorials for fast and easy help with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, and more! The channel has 1.06 million subscribers.  

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Tyler DeWitt 

Tyler DeWitt is a research scientist, high school teacher, and a digital content author. He is well known for his popular educational YouTube channel Tyler DeWitt and as a frequent speaker on science topics, and STEM education. He has tons of videos discussing nearly every topic in Chemistry. A great resource for teachers. 

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TED-Ed is a hard to beat educational channel on YouTube. With 12.7 million subscribers, it has everything from lesson ideas to professional development opportunities. Within TED-Ed's growing library of TED-Ed animations, you can find carefully curated educational videos, many of which have collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website. 

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CrashCourse has a huge collection of courses; a truly all-in-one channel! As the name suggests, the YouTube channel aims to provide viewers with a crash course on the subject they are watching. It started with ‘The Fault in our Stars’ writer John Green teaching history. Now the channel has other names teaching numerous subjects including sociology, mythology, astronomy, anatomy, physics; you name it!. The channel is known for its extensively researched content presented in an exceedingly neat fashion. CrashCourse has a deserved 11.6 million subscribers.  Great tool for exploring new subjects and diving deeper into the ones teachers already know. 

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Discovery Education 

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning. It has award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. The channel is rich with curriculum-centred primary teaching resources made by teachers for teachers. The videos provided are suitable for ages up to 6 years. It has 59k subscribers. 

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Pradeep Kshetrapal 

With an experience of 35years in teaching, Pradeep Kshetrapal shares his extensively explained classroom lecture videos on his YouTube channel.  He tackles Physics for class 11th and 12th and his explanations of difficult concepts are so subtle and clear that even newcomers to the subject can understand. He uses both English and Hindi language to narrate which makes his content more accessible. His channel has 803k subscribers. 

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Richard Byrne 

Run by a teacher, speaker and writer,  Richard Byrne’s YouTube channel is full of practical EdTech tips. He provides an endless stream of ideas for using free technology resources in innovative ways in classrooms; the perfect resource for teachers. 

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patrickJMT | Math Youtuber 

Run by a former Math Instructor at Vanderbilt University (a top 20 ranked university), Patrick’s eponymous YouTube channel 1.19 million subscribers; an apt number for his 25years of experience. 

Patrick JMT (Just Math Tutorials) is full of math learning videos that  

illuminate the beauty of mathematics and let viewers grapple with its technical aspects. His videos provide clear and thorough explanations. It’s a great supplement to regular classroom teaching. 

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Did we miss any great channels that ought to be on the list?? Let us know in the comments section. 

About the Author
Author: Saniya Khan
Saniya Khan I am Saniya Khan, Copy-Editor at EdTechReview - India’s leading edtech media. As a part of the group, my aim is to spread awareness on the growing edtech market by guiding all educational stakeholders on latest and quality news, information and resources. A voraciously curious writer with a dedication to excellence creates interesting yet informational pieces, playing with words since 2016.

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