An awesome idea is to follow-through on the prompt for the Jan 2017 #BlogaMonth:

Inspirational educational videos Pin

Suggest one to two of your favorite videos (Ted Talks, YouTube Clips, Vimeos, Movie Clips…etc) that you have used in your school setting, and share how you used it.
Explain how incorporating this visual into your presentation or lesson has helped you to achieve your goals.

This was an uplifting activity for me to revisit the “greats” and has me fired up!
Check out my top movies:

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Inspirational and Educational Video

For January 2017 #BlogaMonth: the learning power of inspirational and educational video

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 7
Apollo 13 (7/11) Movie CLIP - Square Peg in a Round Hole (1995) HD

Apollo 13 Movie Clip - watch all clips http://j.mp/y7pgvs click to subscribe http://j.mp/sNDUs5 Kranz (Ed Harris) charges his team with a task: to make a squ...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 2
Hoosiers (10/12) Movie CLIP - Measuring the Massive Gym (1986) HD

Hoosiers movie clips: http://j.mp/1Lk0Q2j BUY THE MOVIE: http://j.mp/1bFA1Uo Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/1u2y6pr CLIP DESCRIPTION: Whe...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 5
The difference between winning and succeeding | John Wooden

http://www.ted.com With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he ...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 4
Rudy slow clap
Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 3
The Natural - Roy Hobbs Final Home Run

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087781/ An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseb...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 2
The Rookie

High school coach Jim Morris (Dennis Quaid) thought his dream was over. He'd had his shot playing baseball, blew out his shoulder, and retired without ever r...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 1
Field of Dreams (6/9) Movie CLIP - Doc Saves Karin (1989) HD

Field of Dreams movie clips: http://j.mp/1Ja20Lz BUY THE MOVIE: http://amzn.to/rPcyVp Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/1u2y6pr CLIP DESCRIP...

Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 3
Kurt Russell as Herb Brooks - Miracle
Jan 16, 2017 - youtube.com - 1
Chariots of Fire Theme • Vangelis

This is one of my favorite music videos. However there weren't any good quality versions of it online, so I took shots from the actual film and reedited it w...

Sports are an easy translation for young people. Sports often offer a microcosm of life; sports is a space where young people see that precise effort can translate into progress. Especially our financially disadvantaged youth may never see effort pay off like this in their short lives outside of sports. For a portion of our Title I students, sports is a means to illuminating a path toward more.

Many of these clips center around a coach, someone who becomes a coach (Oh Moonlight Graham!), and therefore are very inspirational to teachers themselves. If you identify a group who is not turned off by the sports theme, these are all excellent clips.

I look forward to seeing what others are inspired by this month at #BlogaMonth!

 

Inspirational Educational BlogaMonth