Create a Search Story with Google

April 27, 2010

BY KEVIN HODGSON If you watched the Super Bowl on television this year, you no doubt caught the Google commercial that told of a love story entirely through search queries. The ad, known as Parisian Love, was effective and I … Continued

Tackle file conversions with Any Video Converter Freeware

April 23, 2010

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE We’ve touched on several video-capture tools and web-based file-conversion tools. Sometimes, though, you just can’t wait for Zamzar to get around to converting your file. Or maybe the video you need to work with is a … Continued

Find quality science multimedia content at

April 7, 2010

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Sometimes I struggle to find quality educational multimedia elements. They either aren’t well made or don’t have much tangible educational value. This, however, is not the case over at in their multimedia section. You’ll find … Continued

Savevid downloads online videos

February 17, 2010

BY BILL FERRIS Here’s another easy way to download online videos so you can sneak them past the school firewall show your students valuable educational content. Similar to KickYouTube, Savevid lets you download videos simply by entering the URL of … Continued

NASA eClips shows videos of science in action

January 21, 2010

BY BILL FERRIS NASA eClips presents lots of great videos that STEM teachers in any grade level will find useful. Through several examples of applied science and math, kids will get a sense of the cool stuff they can do … Continued

Educational videos, organized, at WatchKnow

January 5, 2010

BY MELISSA THIBAULT Teachers rely on video for reaching different learners, as a resource to help those couple kids who didn’t “get it” the first time around, and as an instructional resource for conveying concepts that are visual and complex.  … Continued

Instructify's top 10 posts of 2009

December 22, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS It’s that time of year again when lazy bloggers rehash old material under the guise of “Best of” lists rather than come up with new stuff. Instructify is no exception. Below are the top 10 Instructify posts … Continued

60 Second Recap summarizes classic literature

November 5, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Everyone needs help wrapping their heads around a book from time to time. If you teach literature, that time occurs every day. You can outsource some of the necessary explanation by sending your students to 60 Second … Continued

Get WinX DVD Author and Ripper for free before this Sunday

October 26, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS In our never-ending quest to help teachers get valuable video content in front of their students’ eyeballs, we’ve found this offer: you can download WinX DVD Author and WinX DVD Ripper for free during October. Normally selling … Continued