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Using music videos to teach a class?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erica Cranden Nov 26, 2013. 3 Replies

Do any of you use music videos to teach your students a subject? I know that Domingo in Spain took the music video of Avicii's "Wake me up" and used eduCanon to embed questions and test his student's…Continue

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Benjamin Levy replied to Holly Fairbrother's discussion Reading and Kindles
"Great question. How about the potential of audiobooks in the classroom? There are some services out there that are converting classical textbooks and textbooks to audio. My personal favorite right now is librivox because it has a wealth of free…"
Dec 16, 2013
Erica Cranden replied to Benjamin Levy's discussion Using music videos to teach a class?
"Not that I've ever used a music video, but I have used a song.  Specifically, I've used Brand New's "Playcrack the Sky" to teach extended metaphor to my middle school English students.  They have to identify what…"
Nov 26, 2013
Dorothy Hastings replied to Benjamin Levy's discussion Using music videos to teach a class?
"Motivating to study foreign language to new learners is a constant concern of teachers worldwide. One aspect is for sure that any language learner, of any age or profile, likes music. Music is most often freely available in many genres…"
Nov 15, 2013
Oscar Marin replied to Benjamin Levy's discussion Using music videos to teach a class?
"We preferred traditional method earlier but now with the advent of new technology, I personally feel that media is the best way to propagate education and learning. They are quiet eye catching and makes everyone very inquisitive and attentive during…"
Nov 13, 2013
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Using music videos to teach a class?

Do any of you use music videos to teach your students a subject? I know that Domingo in Spain took the music video of Avicii's "Wake me up" and used eduCanon to embed questions and test his student's listening comprehension and spelling. He teaches English as a foreign language. http://educanon.com/public/2347/4217?PLNCurious to hear about other use cases!See More
Nov 12, 2013
Laura Conley liked Benjamin Levy's discussion TED Talks with your students?
Nov 8, 2013
Benjamin Levy replied to Thomas Whitby's discussion Please leave comments and suggest APPS
"Just posted this to another discussion, but thought I would mention eduCanon here as well. One example: Rhonda Mitchell took a TED talk and used eduCanon to embed questions into the video and engage her students. Check it…"
Nov 8, 2013
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TED Talks with your students?

Curious to hear how others are using TED Talks in their classroom. Just stumbled upon this gem that Rhonda Mitchell from Trinity delivered to her class. eduCanon was used to embed questions into the video and engage her students. http://educanon.com/public/185/2563?PLN See More
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