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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.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Parent-Teacher Partnerships

Strong relationships between families and teachers are critical for successful students, but where do you begin to build them? VideoAmy offers up resources and a playlist of videos about parent engagement.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

How can a classroom be set up to maximize learning? Get inspired by this video playlist with tips and ideas for teachers to make over their classrooms.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning

Intrigued by the idea of using mobile devices for instructional purposes in the classroom? This playlist from VideoAmy will give you some tips and insights into the challenges and the promise of mobile learning.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Schools

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Gratitude

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Future of Education

VideoAmy seeds the conversation about what's next for education with this playlist of videos on the future of teaching and learning.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education

Twitter has become a powerful tool for teaching and learning. VideoAmy offers up a playlist of videos that will help you learn to use the social platform for networking, sharing resources, and more.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Gratitude

What are you thankful for? VideoAmy shares a YouTube video playlist reflecting on a few of the many things she appreciates.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Color Theory

Whether you're looking through the lens of science, art, or philosophy, lessons around color can be engaging and fun. VideoAmy has gathered a playlist of videos about color to get your creative juices flowing.

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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: National Day on Writing

To celebrate the National Day on Writing, VideoAmy shares a playlist of videos to inspire students to write and inform teachers about great organizations that promote writing skills.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Preventing Bullying

VideoAmy offers up a playlist of YouTube videos for parents and educators to use as tools to combat bullying and cultivate empathy.

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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: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.

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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Back-to-School Survival Guide

The first few weeks of school can be challenging. VideoAmy has gathered a collection of video tips, tools, and diversions for busy teachers to help ease the transition back.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens

This video playlist goes outdoors to check out school gardens around the country. School gardens provide great green lessons about cooperation, sustainability, and stewardship of the earth.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Science of Sports

Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Game-Based Learning

You can't throw an angry bird these days without hitting someone talking about video games in education. The interwebs are buzzing about the possibilities and potential downsides. VideoAmy has put together a playlist of videos about games for learning.

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