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  • Teacher's Domain ~ Teachers’ Domain is an online library of more than 1,000 free media resources from the best in public television. These classroom resources, featuring media from NOVA, Frontline, Design Squad, American Experience, and other public broadcasting and content partners are easy to use and correlate to state and national standards. (from about)
  • Internet Archive
  • WGBH Sandbox
  • Open Video Project
  • TeacherTube
  • YouTube - You can download using the trick in this video clip

  • ITUNES-U ~iTunes U puts the power of the iTunes Store to work for colleges and universities, so users can easily search, download, and play course content just like they do music, movies, and TV shows.*
  • Hulu - Hulu's mission is to help you find and enjoy the world's premium content, when, where and how you want it. Our library includes thousands of videos, from full episodes of new and classic TV shows to full-length movies, web originals and clips. We are always working with our content partners to deliver the most compelling selection of programming online. Click here to browse our lineup of tv shows.
  • Vimeo


Science & Social Studies (recommended by Joyce Valenza)

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My list updated with list from Joyce Valenza's article in School Library Journal
Animate Learning with Digital Video, By Joyce Valenza -- 9/1/2006







  • Squared 5 ~ MPEG Streamclip is a powerful high-quality video converter, player, editor for MPEG, QuickTime, transport streams, iPod. And now it is a DivX editor and encoding machine, and even a movie downloader.  You can use MPEG Streamclip to: open and play most movie formats including MPEG files or transport streams; edit them with Cut, Copy, Paste, and Trim; set In/Out points and convert them into muxed or demuxed files, or export them to QuickTime, AVI, DV and MPEG-4 files with more than professional quality, so you can easily import them in a DVD authoring tool, and use them with many other applications or devices. Supported input formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD,VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, VDR, PVR, TP0, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3, ...
  • Vixy.Net ~ Enter the URL of an online FLV video and it will download and convert it to one of five file types (MOV, AVI, MP4, 3GP, or MP3) which can then be saved to your computer.
  • Format Factory - FormatFactory is a multifunctional media converter.
    Provides functions below:
    All to MP3//WMA/MMF/AMR/OGG/M4A/WAV.
    All to JPG/BMP/PNG/TIF/ICO/....
    Rip DVD to video file.
    MP4 files support iPod/iPhone/PSP/BlackBerry format.
    Source files support RMVB

Video Formats

  • Flash
  • AVI
  • MPEG2
  • MP3
  • MP4
  • 3GP
  • Quicktime (.mov) or
  • Windows Media (.wmv)
  • etc


CD / DVD Burning Sofware:

  • InfraRecorder - InfraRecorder is a free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration.
  • CD Burner XP - CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free. It does not include adware or similar malicious components.
  • StarBurn Free - StarBurn (100% based on StarBurn SDK ) is a FREE powerful tool for grabbing, burning and mastering CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD media. StarBurn supports all types of optical storage media (including CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, BD-R/RE, HD-DVD-R/RW and DVD-RAM) as well as a wide variety of burning hardware.


Embed Media Players:

  • JW FLV Player ~ The JW FLV Player is the Internet’s most popular and flexible media player. It supports playback of any format the Adobe Flash Player can handle (FLV, MP4, MP3, AAC, JPG, PNG and GIF). It also supports RTMP, HTTP, live streaming, various playlists formats, a wide range of settings and an extensive javascript API.
  • JW WMV Player ~ The JW WMV Player (built with Silverlight) is a simple, flexible player for displaying Windows Media video, audio and (live) streams on your website.



  • Webcam with Built in Microphone
  • Digital Video Camera
  • Mini Video Cameras - FlipVideo