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Del Mar Union School District

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YouTube in the Classroom

Why YouTube?

Why YouTube?

YouTube is one of the most widely used search engines in the world today.  People use YouTube to teach themselves everything from how to learn guitar to how to french braid their daughter's hair to how to speak a foreign language or change a faucet in your sink.  This wide-spanning, highly engaging tool is used both by teachers and students to support learning in schools across the country. 
Below are some data findings from the national Speak Up Survey, as well as videos and articles that explain the rationale for using YouTube as an instrcutional learning tool in the classroom.
SpeakUP Data

SpeakUP Data

The Speak Up Survey is an annual survey of K-12 students, educators, and parents that looks at students use of technology, trends in learning, schools of the future, science, math, professional development, and career development.  For more information, please visit their website by clicking here.
National Speak Up Survey - "Ten Things Everyone Should Know about K-12 Students' Learning"
10 Things Student Learning Infographic
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Speak Up 2015 Results specific to Del Mar 
Student Results for What do you like about watching online videos or movies to help you with learning?
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