Educational Video Sites

Educational Video Sites

  • Alison
    Standards-based education material covering a broad range of subjects.
    alison.com
  • Amazon Education
    Amazon Inspire is a free service for the discovery of digital educational material.
    amazon.com/education
  • Big Think
    Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields.
    bigthink.com
  • Brightstorm
    Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. Free math lessons.
    brightstorm.com
  • CosmoLearning
    Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries.
    cosmolearning.com
  • Coursera
    Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises.
    coursera.org
  • EdX
    Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
    edx.org
  • FutureLearn
    Offers a diverse selection of courses from leading European universities.
    futurelearn.com
  • GCFLearn
    Free online courses teaching basic life skills, technology, literacy, and math.
    gcflearnfree.org
  • Howcast
    Professional and user-generated how-to videos.
    howcast.com
  • Internet Archive
    Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic.
    archive.org
  • 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.
    khanacademy.org
  • Learner.org
    Professionally developed programming for K-12 classrooms by Annenberg Media.
    learner.org
  • Math TV
    Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus.
    mathtv.com
  • MIT Open CourseWare
    Lectures and course materials for students, teachers, and self-learners.
    ocw.mit.edu – Also see: MIT on YouTubeOpenCourseWare Finder
  • NeoK12
    Aggregator of high-quality educational videos from around the Web.
    neok12.com
  • PBS Video
    Free videos from your favorite PBS programs, including NOVA and Frontline.
    video.pbs.org
  • SchoolTube
    Video sharing platform for schools featuring original content created by students.
    schooltube.com
  • SchoolsWorld
    Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development.
    schoolsworld.tv
  • Snag Films
    Library of free, full-length documentary films.
    snagfilms.com
  • TeacherTube
    Online aggregator of educational videos.
    teachertube.com
  • TED
    Fascinating presentations by the world’s leading thinkers and doers.
    ted.org
  • Videojug
    Collection of videos from professors, professionals, coaches, teachers, and consultants.
    videojug.com
  • WatchKnowLearn
    Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web.
    watchknowlearn.org
  • WonderHowTo
    Search engine and directory of free how-to videos.
    wonderhowto.com
  • Open Yale Courses
    Free access to a selection of introductory Yale courses.
    oyc.yale.edu
  • YouTube #Education
    Free lectures from more than one hundred colleges and universities.
    youtube.com/edu – Also see: YouTube TeachersTalks@Google

Additional Sites

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

General Interest

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