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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: 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: Banned Books

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read all across the United States. VideoAmy has collected resources and videos to help you be part of the fight against censorship of books.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Remixing Civics

Now is the time to start talking to your students about civic engagement. VideoAmy offers a collection of fun and energetic videos to get kids excited about their voice and our democracy.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

VideoAmy explores the topic of digital citizenship with this playlist of videos on the importance of online safety, manners, privacy, and responsibility.

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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: A Day in the Life of a Public School District

A powerful documentary film project tells the story of a public school district through the lens of the people who work and learn there. VideoAmy offers a few favorites from the fifty short videos that have been published.

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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!

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

Get a better understanding of the definition and the promise of blended learning from this playlist of nine videos and additional resources gathered by VideoAmy.

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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: 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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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: 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: Poetry Month

There's no doubt that when taught well, poetry can get kids excited about reading, writing, performing, and finding their voice. Check out this selection of videos about education and poetry.

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