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21st Century Skills



A Vision of K-12 Students Today

We tend to teach children as we were taught. It is what we know and are comfortable with. Our students, however, learn different and need the delivery of instruction to be different ~ to meet their needs. This video reinforces that today’s students bring different learning needs to our classrooms.

Try project based learning strategies in your classroom.

There is a super simple method for downloading You Tube videos that can help you remove the ads and keep the raw video files. Simply type the word “keep” in front of “youtube” in the url/address bar, and the video you have selected will begin downloading with all of the advertisements removed.

Download Video

Let’s say you want to download the video of Jonathan (age 3) conducting the 4th movement of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. The url address for this video on You Tube is:
To download, I would insert the word keep into the url as shown below:


Voila! Works every time unless permissions to download are restricted.

VLC iconUse VLC Player (free) when using raw video files, as this player plays any file type! Go here to download now:http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html.



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