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Five Minute Film Festival

5-Minute Film Festival

Enjoy these thoughtfully-curated playlists of informative, compelling short videos about all things related to teaching and learning.

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5-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos for ELL Classrooms

Videos can be a highly effective tool for teaching and learning English when used strategically. Check out these 8 videos to use with ELLs in the classroom.

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5-Minute Film Festival: Best Education Parodies of 2015

Learning through pop culture satires can be fun and engaging. We've searched through the spoofs of the biggest viral hits of the year to find this playlist of educator favorites.

5-Minute Film Festival: We The Economy

We interact with the economy every day, but how well do we really understand it? This new video series aims to change that, with 20 short films explaining concepts like debt, money, and supply and demand.


5-Minute Film Festival: Student Voice and Choice

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms

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5-Minute Film Festival: Videos on Kindness, Empathy, and Connection

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5-Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Leadership

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Travel for Teachers

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms

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Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers

Resources for teaching and learning with TED Talks.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Women Who Are Rocking the Education World

In celebration of Women's History Month here are some amazing female educators!

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Literacy Videos for Read Across America

A collection of great literacy videos, in honor of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss's birthday.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Why Open Education Matters

Curious about open educational resources (OER)? This playlist from VideoAmy features some of the fantastic submissions for the "Why Open Education Matters" video content. Learn more and get started on finding great free materials.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Death and Taxes

With April 15th right around the corner, here's a collection of fun short videos -- a few to learn about income tax, but mostly to indulge in some tax-time humor.

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5-Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Leadership

Is your school or district "Future Ready"? Whether you're new to the Future Ready Schools initiative, or your district or school is in the process of Future Ready changes, this video playlist offers ideas, tips and strategies for facilitating district- or...