• Free Online Video Resources

    With the exception of BrainPOP and Cosmeo, all listed sites offer their extensive video libraries for free and without registration.
     
    Academic Earth

    Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars.

    academicearth.org

    Big Think

    Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields.

    bigthink.com

    Brightstorm

    Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. Free math lessons.

    brightstorm.com

    CosmoLearning

    Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries.

    cosmolearning.com

    Coursera

    Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises.

    coursera.org

    EdX

    Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web.

    edx.org

    Futures Channel

    High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom.

    thefutureschannel.com

    Howcast

    Professional and user-generated how-to videos.

    www.howcast.com

    Internet Archive

    Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic.

    archive.org

    iTunes U

    Free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more accessible via Apple iTunes.

    Apple iTunes - Apple iTunes Software

    Khan Academy

    Self-pased learning with extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments.

    khanacademy.org

                 Khan Academy Creator speaks at Ted Talks:  http://youtu.be/gM95HHI4gLk
     
    Learner.org

    Professionally developed programming for K-12 classrooms.

    learner.org

    Math TV

    Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus.

    mathtv.com

    MIT Open CourseWare

    Lectures and course materials for students, teachers, and self-learners.

    ocw.mit.edu  |  Also see: OpenCourseWare Finder

    MIT Video

    Guide to more than 11,000 interesting MIT videos and lectures.

    video.mit.edu/

    NeoK12

    Aggregator of high-quality educational videos from around the Web.

    www.neok12.com

    ResearchChannel

    3,500 videos from distinguished researchers and scholars.

    youtube.com/user/ResearchChannel

    PBS

    Free videos from your favorite PBS programs, including NOVA and Frontline.

    video.pbs.org

    SchoolTube

    Video sharing platform for schools featuring original content created by students.

    www.schooltube.com

    SchoolsWorld

    Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development.

    www.schoolsworld.tv

    SnagFilms

    Library of free, full-length documentary films.

    www.snagfilms.com

    TeacherTube

    Online aggregator of educational videos.

    www.teachertube.com

    TED

    Fascinating presentations by the world's leading thinkers and doers.

    www.ted.org

    Videojug

    Collection of videos from professors, professionals, coaches, teachers, and consultants.

    www.videojug.com

    WatchKnowLearn

    Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web.

    www.watchknowlearn.org

    WonderHowTo

    Search engine and directory of free how-to videos.

    www.wonderhowto.com

    Open Yale Courses

    Free access to a selection of introductory Yale courses.

    oyc.yale.edu

    YouTube EDU

    Free lectures from more than one hundred colleges and universities.

    www.youtube.com/edu  |  Also see: Talks@Google

    Additional sites that are not free but offer outstanding content:

    BrainPOP

    Provider of original, animated educational videos. Subscription required.

    www.brainpop.com

    Cosmeo

    30,000 video segments from Discovery Education. Subscription required.

    www.cosmeo.com  |  Also see: Discovery Education Streaming

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    Hulu

    Joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp. Features TV shows and movies.

    www.hulu.com  |  Also see: PBSNational Geographic

    Metacafe

    Specializes in short-form original video content.

    www.metacafe.com

    Vimeo

    Upload, share, and explore user-generated videos.

    www.vimeo.com

    YouTube

    Hosts millions of user-generated and professional videos.

    www.youtube.com