It’s no secret… I love using YouTube videos in class! Many of my past posts talk about this love.  I recently read an article about a teacher who decided it was time to retire because it was getting too hard to compete with technology and social media. My thought was “Don’t retreat, don’t compete – get tech on your side!” 

Now, I don’t show YouTube videos just because they’re fun. I show them because they make my life easier.  Here’s how:

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Whenever I rave about videos I tend to hear the same response…

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So if you don’t have time to find great videos to match your lessons or struggle planning follow up activities… you’re not alone!

This week’s posts are for you! We’re going to show different ideas and ways to follow up a YouTube video using the target language. We’ll also include some of our favorite videos and how we use them strategically to reinforce the daily “can do” objective.

Need some videos/authres to get inspired? Check out our Chispas collection. Just click the topic you are teaching and it will sort out videos and readings that you can use tomorrow!

“YouTube Task” Posts:

#1 Identify Aspects of Culture

#2 Focus on the Facts

#3 Open It Up

#4 Predict the Future

#5 The Search