If you've tried to use some of the commercial or song videos that I've recommended in previous articles, you may realize that some of them a a bit longer than they need to be or include too much preface before the meat of the video. Thanks to Free Technology for Teachers, we now have a solution for that problem. Check it out here:
Free Technology for Teachers: How to Clip and Share a Portion of a YouTube Video
Online videos can be quite useful for reiterating a lesson to your students, for inspiring thought and conversation, and for introducing a new concept to your students. The struggle we have sometimes is finding a video that gets to the point quickly.