How to search Google Educational Videos

As I was uploading a video I made today about how to use skype in the classroom, I came across an amazing trick for finding educational videos on google Video.

1 – Go to Google Video –
2- In the search box, type: genre:educational
3 – Follow it with anything you want to find video for.

eg. I typed genre:educational computer science

You can type genre:educational chemistry ( just follow my hyperlink) and there are some AMAZING chemistry videos from college professors. Talk about showing students what college will be like, how about letting them hear a lecture from a college prof, maybe they'll appreciate you for a change!

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Cheryl Lykowski October 7, 2006 - 1:02 pm

The information that you gave on using Skype in the classroom was great! I have been wanting to do Skype calls in my classroom. The videos were clear and informative. After watching those videos I watched a video from Westwood schools called Virus MOnkey. Good student work. This is a fantastic time to be a teacher!

Andrew Pass Educational Services, LLC October 9, 2006 - 11:06 am


I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to post something as simple as how to find educational videos on Google. As a new person to Web 2.0 I always appreciate these pointers.

Andrew Pass

Anonymous June 2, 2008 - 10:30 am

Google is definitely improving its search videos for finding educational video.

A new site which is worth looking at is which allows you to find the best educational videos from various sites, such as Google Video, YouTube, etc. Aside from searching videos from different sites, EduTube has a better search for finding educational videos, e.g. you can search by category (Chemistry, Biology), type of video (lecture, demonstration), etc.

anonymus May 17, 2011 - 8:42 pm

This website had some educational videos: its being worked on though its being worked on though

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