EQ: How can video and audio be used as a tool for instruction, remediation and assessment?


Participants will be able to utilize a variety of tools to find, evaluate and utilize video and audio in the classroom using best practices for instruction.


Why use video and audio for integration in instruction?
Overview of best practices using video and audio
  • Tools
  • Activities - creating playlists - click on the movie icon
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Searching Youtube
Wide variety of videos but other content on the site is an HUGE issue!

YouTube Playlists
Do not do a YouTube search in front of students!

Use Safe Search!

Use Quietube to eliminate everything else on the page! Drag and drop the Quietube button to your web browser toolbar.

Use ViewPure. Use the button or enter the URL of the video into this website.

Finding Videos and Audio via Google - video:topic or audio:topic
Searching with Google

This search returns videos and audio that are embedded in websites in addition to those posted on video websites. You can also restrict your results using Search Tools after you do an initial search.
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Discovery Education Playlist

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Safari Montage Playlist

In DE streaming, you can also create classes (CLASSROOM MANAGER) and assign students videos , writing prompts and quizzes (BUILDER TOOLS). There is also links to additional content in the Teacher Center and training videos and webinars available through Professional Development.

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Discovery Education also has an app for the iPad.


Safari Montage provides high quality digital content from the providers listed on the attached pdf. In the past, you were not able to view Safari Montage content at home. This service is now available at home for all staff and students with their active directory logins. You can not download content from Safari Montage, you can only stream it, but it is high definition and may replace some of the YouTube video you are currently using.

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The Safari Montage "player" is available in self-service. It allows you to start and stop a video at designated points, speed up or slow down a video or change the language to Spanish and back to English on the fly. If you do not see it in self service you cannot install it with your laptop's operating system.
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Safari Montage App - safari.iu13.org

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