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Five-Minute Film Festival

Edutopia's VideoAmy curates and presents powerful, amusing short videos and other resources from the intersection of digital media and education.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Encouraging Kids to Get Outdoors

With summer here, Edutopia's VideoAmy has collected some videos and resources to inspire you and your kids to get outside!

Videos on Kindness, Empathy, and Connection

A moving playlist of videos to explore the importance of human relationships and the power of being kind, generous, and compassionate.

Best Education Parody Videos

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

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Best Cat Videos for Educators

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Auto-Tune the Schools!

VideoAmy delves into remix culture with this video playlist about how Auto-Tune is being used to mash up content and make it into a whole new art form.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Celebrate World Water Day

How do you teach your students about water? Here's a list of videos to make learning about environmental issues, water conservation, and the biology of water fun.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Tips and Tools for PBL Planning

Teaching with project-based learning can be challenging. VideoAmy offers a playlist of videos to help plan and carry out great projects in any subject.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Film Literacy

As a nod to the Academy Awards, VideoAmy has created a playlist with videos and resources for teaching with movies and exploring media literacy.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching in a Winter Wonderland

For the coldest and shortest month, VideoAmy has pulled together a collection of great videos for winter-themed lessons across all disciplines.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Kickoff Videos

VideoAmy has collected a playlist of brief, compelling videos about education that can be used to start meetings with a bang and get everyone from parents to teachers engaged.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Education Parodies of 2012

Creating parodies and mashups of popular culture can be an engaging learning exercise. VideoAmy has rounded up the best educational parody videos of 2012 for some inspiration!

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Happy Halloween!

It's time to put on a costume and have some spooky fun with this playlist of Halloween-related videos compiled by VideoAmy.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Assistive Technology

Edutopia's VideoAmy provides a video playlist of compelling stories about the ways assistive technology can contribute to an inclusive classroom, and the students who are empowered by it.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 9 Ways to Raise Money for Your Class Online

VideoAmy has collected a wealth of resources for teachers looking into classroom fundraising campaigns.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Tips and Tools for PBL Planning

Teaching with project-based learning can be challenging. VideoAmy offers a playlist of videos to help plan and carry out great projects in any subject.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22nd, but you can teach your students about sustainability and environmental stewardship all year round. It doesn't take much for kids to feel like they can make a difference for our planet, inspiring them to be life-long environmentalists.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids to Code

For teachers interested in incorporating coding and computer programming into the curriculum, VideoAmy has collected a variety of inspiring videos and helpful resources in this Five-Minute Film Festival.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Digging Into the Common Core

VideoAmy has collected this playlist of videos and resources for educators everywhere who are facing the challenge of mapping their practice to the Common Core State Standards.

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