COVID 19 UPDATE: Quick way for teachers to film videos at home.
I've been making videos for my classes since 2009 and I continue to find new and exciting uses of video for teaching. It has greatly improved my teaching, student learning and the overall classroom experience for my students. The video below shows some of the ways that I've been using video to teach Earth Science and Applied Physics. For more, check out my Homework Videos on GazdaHW and the GazdonianProductions YouTube channel.
Using Self-Made Videos as a Teaching Tool
16 Uses of Videos for Teaching (rough edits) note: These clips are usually prefaced by a brief verbal introduction/explanation by me to explain the context, which is missing in how they are presented below.
Video Best Practices
"Best Practices" for using video in the classroom, making your own videos and using YouTube can be found here.
See What Other Teachers are Doing
Making videos can be time consuming. Before you start, check out the channels of some other teachers. You will get a sense of what you like and don't like about each. And you'll get an idea of what's already out there - there's no need to reinvent the wheel if there already are good videos out there. Some examples are listed half-way down over on this page.
Fall 2017 Conference Presentations:
Getting Started: The How-To Videos
Make Your Own Videos for Teachers: "The Desk Shot"
Make Your Own Videos for Teachers: Equipment and the Teacher at the Board Shot
Make Your Own Videos for Teachers: How to Trim a Video in YouTube
Make Your Own Videos for Teachers: Airdrop and Upload from iPad/iPhone
How to Create Your Own YouTube Channel [Teacher's Tech]