Providing visuals to introduce, support, or review instruction activates more cognitive processes to support learning. Videos also allow students to experience problems and scenes outside the classroom, capturing their Attention by bringing in different cultures and experiences (one strategy for culturally responsive teaching) and engaging them in authentic learning opportunities.
Starting at 5:20, watch how this teacher has his students to create their own math music videos. Being in charge of this creative process enhances students' retention of math content.
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See how EDpuzzle allows teachers to edit, customize, and enhance existing videos to meet their classroom needs. Teachers can isolate the parts of videos they want, record their own voice, and embed questions to check for student understanding.