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Edutopia Special! Five Video Blockbusters for Educators

 
 
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Edutopia Special! Five Video Blockbusters for Educators
by Stan Freeda - Thursday, May 31, 2012, 9:20 AM
 

Edutopia Special! Five Video Blockbusters for Educators

Get the popcorn and kick back with five of our all-time most popular videos and playlists:

David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist

http://www.edutopia.org/stw-career-technical-education-student-success-david-garibaldi-video

Garibaldi and his crew are heading to Vegas on America's Got Talent. See his Edutopia interview on how a teacher helped him turn his life around.

Five-Minute Film Fest: TED for Teachers

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/film-festival-ted-for-teachers

This collection of videos is great brain food for inquisitive minds -- and inspiration for classroom lessons.

Quiet Transformation at an Embattled School

http://www.edutopia.org/stw-student-stress-meditation-overview-video

For a change of pace (and a good cry), see how a San Francisco middle school, surrounded by poverty and escalating violence, embraced a program of meditation that changed lives.

How Canada Is Closing the Achievement Gap

http://www.edutopia.org/education-everywhere-international-canada-video

Call us nosy neighbors, but we love snooping in classrooms up north. Go inside one of the world's most successful school systems to see what we can learn.

Five-Minute Film Fest: DIY Education

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/film-festival-diy-education-maker-faire

This video playlist shares some great summer projects: How to make a mock Viper, set up a DJ station, or create inspiring robots and rockets.

BONUS VIDEO: Classroom Exercises Make Learning Lively

http://www.edutopia.org/classroom-exercise-video

This oldie but goodie is one of our audience favorites. Watch fitness expert Joel Kirsch demonstrate techniques for maintaining mental clarity.