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Hank Green

The community of learners on YouTube

July 11, 2019

So John Green is a YouTube educational powerhouse along with his brother Hank. And John did a TED X talk in 2015 titled “Paper Towns and why learning is awesome”. I’ll add the whole video at the bottom of the post, but he talks about learning communities online and specifically on YouTube near the end …

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What are the different types of YouTube Collabs?

May 24, 2019

AKA – Collab (collaboration) categorizations I’ve been interested in collabs for a while now. In fact I went to a panel on collabs at Vidcon last year. It turned out that out of the 4 people on the panel, one had only collab’ed 10 times and the only Australian on the panel had only collab’ed …

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Is youtube revolutionizing education?

May 24, 2019

This is not a full blog post, just a long quote from the Veritasium video I’ve embedded. I’ll be back later to chat more about it… . . probably. “if you think the fundamental job of a teacher is to transmit information from their head to their students, then… they are obsolete…. Luckily the fundamental …

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Vidcon and Edutube and Me

May 15, 2019

So mid 2017 I decided I’d properly start up an edutube youtube channel. I’d been making videos for a while and I had the MonsterThinks channel for an unrelated reason (ok, a job interview I went for didn’t *require* a video about yourself but they said it’d help. So I made one. And got the …

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