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A Message from a YouTube Edu Flipper

Confession. I am a YouTuber. ( www.youtube.com/hiphughes)Now before you stop reading, I should tell you I also am a teacher with 19 years of experience, although I prefer being called a FOLE. (Facilitator Of Learning Experiences -which of course I have a video on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmJ-_G5VR-A) The story of how I became a YouTuber is a […]

Please Share This Post with Administrators Who Block YouTube

In 2009, I attended the wedding of a good friend who wanted to wear a bow tie to the ceremony. He was opposed to wearing a clip-on but could not tie a bow tie. He told me he learned to tie it by watching YouTube. That resourceful friend is the first example in my memory […]

Seven Wishes for Education This Holiday Season

One of the very best Saturday Night Live holiday season skits is “A Holiday Wish.” In it, Steve Martin expresses his wish that”All the children of the world join hands and sing together in a spirit of harmony and peace.” Fretting the logistics of such an undertaking, Martin quickly loses interest in that wish in […]

Are You a YouTube Star? Why Not?

“Do you make lesson recap videos? You should.” Those words, spoken years ago by Chris Aviles at EdCamp New Jersey, punctured my belief I was rocking technology integration in my classroom. As Chris correctly argued, lesson recap videos would give students what all humans need: multiple opportunities to learn. I had the technology but I […]