Monday, January 07, 2019

Website: BBC

The BBC YouTube channels contain endless informational and educational video programming.
BBC supports dozens of YouTube channels. Best known is the BBC News channel, however there are many other channels useful for educational activities.
BBC Ideas is a channel contains short videos to “feed your curiosity.” CBBC is popular with youth. Check out their videos dealing with the issue of bullying. Students will find their “Horrible Histories” hilarious. CBeebie is a channel designed for young children. Finally Children in Need is focused on changing the lives of disadvantaged youth.
Librarians will want to mine the many BBC channels for short videos that can be woven into the curriculum. Use the news channel to provide a more global perspective on social issues.
To visit the channels, go to