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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: 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: The Basics of Blended Learning

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Education Parodies of 2013

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Best Kickoff Videos

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Learn to Use Web 2.0 Tools

Ready to start exploring some new technology tools to help your students be better creators and collaborators? VideoAmy hunted down the best video tutorials for many of the most popular free Web 2.0 tools.

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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...

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Travel for Teachers

Whether you have the resources to travel internationally or just take a short trip, traveling can be enriching both personally and professionally for educators. Watch the videos in VideoAmy's playlist for some ideas!

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Five-Minute Film Festival: DIY Education at the Maker Faire

Teachers who love hands-on learning and the DIY movement are a match made in heaven -- and nowhere is this better represented than the Maker Faire. VideoAmy has curated this collection of videos to help you explore the event and the culture that has...

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Beat Standardized Test Stress!

Any educator will tell you that accountability is critical to a good system of teaching and learning, but most teachers I know dread state test time. To give you a break from the stress of the tests, I've pulled together a few videos on the lighter...

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teacher Appreciation

Taking a moment to express our gratitude to teachers everywhere as we head into Teacher Appreciation Month in May.

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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Travel for Teachers

Whether you have the resources to travel internationally or just take a short trip, traveling can be enriching both personally and professionally for educators. Watch the videos in VideoAmy's playlist for some ideas!

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Nine Boosts for Summer Learning

VideoAmy shares a playlist of videos with fun ideas to re-engage kids in their learning process during the long weeks of summer.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: DIY Education at the Maker Faire

Teachers who love hands-on learning and the DIY movement are a match made in heaven -- and nowhere is this better represented than the Maker Faire. VideoAmy has curated this collection of videos to help you explore the event and the culture that has grown...

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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: 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: 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: 8 Videos to Encourage Girls in STEM

Looking for ways to engage girls in science, technology, engineering and math? Edutopia's VideoAmy has collected resources and videos that offer inspiration for supporting girls in STEM.

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