The TED-Ed website allows you to engage in or create dynamic lessons around the hundreds of thousands of educational videos on YouTube. In this video, the familiar illustration assembled at the beginning of each TED-Ed video finds his [computer generated] voice and gives viewers a tour of ed.ted.com. There are now over 250,000 subscribers of the website which is an excellent tool for easily flipping the classroom.
The features explored include the ability to add multiple choice questions, open answer questions, “dig deeper” materials, and custom discussion topics to any video on YouTube.
Silvia Gallagher is the Head of Content for AvatarGeneration. Her background is in online learning, virtual worlds, and educational games. In her spare time she likes riding bikes over mountains and playing around with new technology.