Educational Video Sites
RefSeek’s guide to the 25 best online resources for finding free educational videos. With the exception of BrainPOP and Cosmeo, all listed sites offer their extensive video libraries for free and without registration.
Thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars.
Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields.
Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. Free math lessons.
Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries.
Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises.
Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom.
Professional and user-generated how-to videos.
Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic.
Free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more accessible via Apple iTunes.
Apple iTunes – Apple iTunes Software
Self-pased learning with extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments.
Professionally developed programming for K-12 classrooms.
Professional video lessons in mathematics. Covers basic math through calculus.
Lectures and course materials for students, teachers, and self-learners.
ocw.mit.edu | Also see: OpenCourseWare Finder
Guide to more than 11,000 interesting MIT videos and lectures.
Aggregator of high-quality educational videos from around the Web.
3,500 videos from distinguished researchers and scholars.
Free videos from your favorite PBS programs, including NOVA and Frontline.
Video sharing platform for schools featuring original content created by students.
Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development.
Library of free, full-length documentary films.
Online aggregator of educational videos.
Fascinating presentations by the world’s leading thinkers and doers.
Collection of videos from professors, professionals, coaches, teachers, and consultants.
Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web.
Search engine and directory of free how-to videos.
Free access to a selection of introductory Yale courses.
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:
Provider of original, animated educational videos. Subscription required.
30,000 video segments from Discovery Education. Subscription required.
www.cosmeo.com | Also see: Discovery Education Streaming
Joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp. Features TV shows and movies.
Specializes in short-form original video content.
Upload, share, and explore user-generated videos.
Hosts millions of user-generated and professional videos.