Media Resource Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love
Are you looking for media resource resources, apps, and tools that you can use with your students? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
Class Hook– This app helps teachers find pop-culture references from movies and popular TV shows that are relevant to the educational process. Class Hook makes it easy to find media references to create teachable moments that help you grab and hold students’ attention.
Kannu – Kannu is a cloud-based learning management system, which uses tools such as media libraries, direct messaging, and user portfolios to achieve digital learning. With the use of active learning tools and management tools, Kannu allows users to have customized courses, which are essential for a creation and reiteration system. The platform makes use of responsive media on desktop and mobile devices to enhance the user’s experience. The platform also includes Kannu’s analytics, which gives actionable insight into how users interact with the platform and reports that help the user measure success.
SnagFilms – Watch over 5,000 free, full-length documentaries, TV shows, and independent movies with SnagFilms. Available titles cover subjects such as kid’s films, nature documentaries, biographies from notable people including historical figures, and international films from all over the world. SnagFilms allows teachers to stream lesson relevant content directly to their students’ iPads or iPhones and even assign content for viewing at home. New content is added all the time, so you’ll never run out of content and videos for classroom use.