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Peer Review

Teacher Tech Vids

by Steve Johnson


Overall Rating:

5 stars
Content Quality: 5 stars
Effectiveness: 5 stars
Ease of Use: 5 stars
Reviewed: Mar 04, 2013 by Teacher Education
Overview: Teacher Tech Vids is a video tutorial site and idea hub to help fellow teachers get started using digital tools with their students.
Learning Goals: Teacher professional development and lesson planning.
Target Student Population: Teachers at any level
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: None
Type of Material: Collection
Recommended Uses: Teacher training and professional development.
Technical Requirements: Browser and video clips.

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: Every tool page has easy-to-follow tutorial videos as well as a form that teachers can use to submit and publish their ideas for classroom use, which are then viewable by all who visit.
Concerns: None

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: These tutorials can be used with any content area. The site is organized so it is easy to determine where to go to get the information you want or need. The tutorials are differentiated into categories for ease of use.
Concerns: None

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: Every video on this site can be downloaded (mp4, wmv, or iPod versions), remixed, or shared.
Concerns: None

Other Issues and Comments: This a very useful, practical site that will help teachers quickly decide if an application is worth using with their students.