Posts tagged Video


12 German Cartoon Series For German Learners (Not just for Kids!)

One of the best ways to learn a language, after having acquired some basics, is to immerse oneself in authentic materials, such as short stories, comics, movies or cartoons. While many cartoons on German television are dubbed versions of American…

July 6, 2015, by

Hacks & Tutorials

Watch Hulu, Netflix From Anywhere in The World

Watching movies can be a great way to learn languages. One of the most convenient ways to watch English and foreign language movies are on-demand streaming services like Hulu or Netflix. Unfortunately though, Hulu and Netflix (and others) can only…

November 12, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

Free Media Center Solutions For Sofa Browsing

About seven years ago I painted my television’s screen with thick bright colors to turn the distracting time-sucking device into a permanent artwork. My friends resorted to even more drastic measures such as cutting the power cord with scissors (turn…

January 2, 2012, by


Carts Of Darkness [A Documentary]

Yesterday, I stumbled over a documentary called “Carts Of Darkness“. Superficially speaking it’s about men racing shopping carts down steep hills in Canada who also collect bottles and cans to make a living. While this may be reason enough to…

November 10, 2011, by

Online Teaching

Watching Youtube Videos Without The Distractions [TEACHER’S TOOLBOX]

Whether we love YouTube for its endless amount of funny cat videos or hate it for its often vile and hostile comment-sections, we all use it. If you are a teacher you know that a successful lesson is based on…

June 10, 2011, by


Are You Ready for the 21st Century ?

In my last article I wrote about the way the Internet changes our world and sketched out a few points. I also found a video for you which will give you some more ideas. I don’t necessarily agree with everything…

November 28, 2010, by


Media Literacy Awareness [VIDEO]

A big part of being a teacher today (whether online or offline) involves being “fluent” in contemporary media and adapting to its quick-paced development; Whereas a century ago teachers had to deal with mostly written media, nowadays this is not…

March 16, 2010, by


A Vision of Students Today [VIDEO]

video info text: a short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today – how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes…

January 4, 2010, by


Are kids different because of digital media?

video by The MacArthur Foundation

January 2, 2010, by


Education is rooted in the Future! [VIDEO]

Education is rooted in the future! from teelanovela on Vimeo.

January 2, 2010, by