Educational Video Sites

Educational Video Sites

  • Alison
    Standards-based education material covering a broad range of subjects.
  • Amazon Education
    Amazon Inspire is a free service for the discovery of digital educational material.
  • Big Think
    Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields.
  • Brightstorm
    Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. Free math lessons.
  • CosmoLearning
    Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries.
  • Coursera
    Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises.
  • EdX
    Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
  • FutureLearn
    Offers a diverse selection of courses from leading European universities.
  • GCFLearn
    Free online courses teaching basic life skills, technology, literacy, and math.
  • Howcast
    Professional and user-generated how-to videos.
  • Internet Archive
    Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic.
  • iTunes U
    Free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more accessible via Apple iTunes.
    Apple iTunes
  • Khan Academy
    Self-pased learning with extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments.
    Professionally developed programming for K-12 classrooms by Annenberg Media.
  • Math TV
    Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus.
  • MIT Open CourseWare
    Lectures and course materials for students, teachers, and self-learners. – Also see: MIT on YouTubeOpenCourseWare Finder
  • NeoK12
    Aggregator of high-quality educational videos from around the Web.
  • PBS Video
    Free videos from your favorite PBS programs, including NOVA and Frontline.
  • SchoolTube
    Video sharing platform for schools featuring original content created by students.
  • SchoolsWorld
    Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development.
  • Snag Films
    Library of free, full-length documentary films.
  • TeacherTube
    Online aggregator of educational videos.
  • TED
    Fascinating presentations by the world’s leading thinkers and doers.
  • Videojug
    Collection of videos from professors, professionals, coaches, teachers, and consultants.
  • WatchKnowLearn
    Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web.
  • WonderHowTo
    Search engine and directory of free how-to videos.
  • Open Yale Courses
    Free access to a selection of introductory Yale courses.
  • YouTube #Education
    Free lectures from more than one hundred colleges and universities. – Also see: YouTube TeachersTalks@Google

Additional Sites

  • BrainPop
    Provider of original, animated educational videos. Subscription required.
  • The Great Courses Plus
    Fascinating lectures by some of the world’s greatest professors. Subscription required.
  • Cosmeo
    30,000 video segments from Discovery Education. Subscription required. – Also see: Discovery Education Streaming
  • Futures Channel
    High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom. Subscription required.
  • Udemy
    Extensive library of over 42,000 courses. Some lessons available for free.

General Interest

  • Metacafe
    Specializes in short-form original video content.
  • Vimeo
    Upload, share, and explore user-generated videos.
  • YouTube
    Hosts millions of user-generated and professional videos.