Classroom Video: Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education Video Collection

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K-12 Schools & Districts

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A multipurpose tool for vocational and technical high schools, the Career & Technical Education Collection is a powerful resource for students learning a trade and preparing for the world of employment. The video lessons on technical trades and STEM disciplines are ideal supplements for teachers dealing with heavy class loads, and the wealth of titles on navigating the job search and application process will prepare students for ultimate success. Featuring exclusive producers such as Shopware, Cambridge Educational, and Meridian Education, this collection also meets Perkins guidelines.

  • Automotive Technology – instructional and overview videos on automotive theory, diagnosis and repair, safety, and career and industry content.
  • Building and Technical Trades – a range of titles spanning construction, woodworking, electrical wiring, HVAC/R, welding, plumbing, and more.
  • Engineering Technology – titles covering applied engineering in manufacturing, electronics, civil engineering, and more.
  • Information Technology – instructional and documentary titles on computing, networking, programming and web design, data management, and security.
  • Technical Communication – titles on creating graphics and design, photography, video, and other digital media.
  • Career Development – titles on job search and application skills, programs exploring professions across the career clusters, and videos on the skills necessary for success in any job.

All titles are segmented into short, pedagogical clips, ideal for intermittent use during classroom lectures. For off-site viewing, students can choose to watch an entire film without interruption. Titles within the collection are sorted across distinct, browsable subject categories, enabling refined searches for available titles in specific topic areas.

  • High-quality, specialized videos for career and tech ed departments and high schools, segmented into easy-to-use clips
  • Perkins-eligible source of authoritative STEM content
  • New content added regularly
  • Emphasis on safe practices
  • Instructor’s guides for many titles
  • Captioning and searchable, interactive transcripts
  • Google Translate for 100+ languages
  • Unlimited, simultaneous access, in class/library or off site
  • Tablet/mobile- and interactive whiteboard-friendly
  • Easily create and share playlists—use premade clips, full videos, or custom segments to engage students; custom segment tool
  • Authenticated search widget, content widget, and Top Ten Titles widget for your library’s home page
  • Authenticated HTML embed code that allows direct access to videos from within Blackboard, Moodle, or other CMS
  • Free MARC records for every video
  • Robust admin portal and new enhanced Support Center.

Classroom Video: Master Curriculum Collection

Master Curriculum Video Collection

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K-12 Schools & Districts

About This Product

Take a quick look at the overview video for Classroom Video On Demand:

Now with a fresh new look, enhanced functionality, and an improved user experience, Classroom Video On Demand provides users with the content, tools, speed, and performance that today’s online experience demands. Created for middle and high schools, this fully responsive and mobile-friendly curriculum-focused video subscription provides unlimited access to thousands of videos for ALL departments.

Classroom Video On Demand‘s Master Curriculum Video Collection serves the specific needs of students who are preparing for college by providing top-quality video across the entire secondary curriculum, including life skills and guidance. This specially curated collection is ideal for middle and high schools that want targeted content, tailored specifically to their level, rather than a collection that pools the entire range of K–12 content into one platform.

  • Quality – From Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries to A-list performances spanning the arts, we bring you the best of what’s out there.
  • Breadth and Depth – We individually select titles from more than 1,000 international producers to bring a wide variety of the most relevant videos to suit the unique instructional needs of every subject. Notable series include Globe Trekker, Live from Shakespeare’s Globe, Job & Skills Evaluation, America—The Story of Us, Filthy Cities, A Concise Biography, and many more!
  • Performance – Our platform features an advanced technical infrastructure, a fully responsive interface, and a powerful search engine and browse functions, making it fast and easy to use 24/7 on any Internet-enabled device.
  • Freshness – Our acquisition efforts are ongoing, and new content is added regularly at no additional cost.
  • Correlated – All video content is correlated to Common Core, national, state, provincial, IB Organization, C3 Framework for Social Studies, AASL, College Board AP, national STEM, and Next Generation Science Standards, as well as 21st Century Skills.
  • Exclusivity – More than half of our titles cannot be found with any other academic distributor, thanks to exclusive agreements with hundreds of producers from around the world.
  • Top Producers – We work with the very best producers, including CNN, HBO®, Guardian News & Media, ABC News, NBC News, National Geographic, PBS NewsHour, Open University, Annenberg Learner, TED, ClickView/VEA, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, American Public Television, ARTE France, Bill Moyers, Allegro Productions, and many more!
  • Curriculum Mapping – Working with an advisory board of education professionals, our content staff has created a subject-matter taxonomy of more than 700 distinct areas of study within core subject areas designed to mirror the academic curriculum. We take pride in vetting every title before including it in the collection, and we think hard about how many places to cross-list each title in the taxonomy.

  • Stimulate and reinforce in-class lectures, introduce new topics, and encourage open discussion on key subjects
  • Content correlated to Common Core, state, national, provincial, Australian, College Board AP, IB, C3 Framework for Social Studies, AASL, NGSS, and national STEM standards, as well as 21st Century Skills
  • Seamless LTI integrations with course management systems such as Schoology, itslearning, Canvas, Moodle, and others, allowing resources to be directly embedded inside courses without having to leave the LMS
  • Create interactive video quizzes using full videos, segments, custom content, and Web Channels—an excellent tool for remote education and assessments
  • Create personalized playlists using premade clips, full videos, or custom segments; save favorites; share playlists for off-hours viewing and distance learning
  • Add a personalized video introduction to any playlist you create to provide an overview or give context to the videos in the playlist—perfect for distance learning and flipped classrooms!
  • Share to Google Classroom, plus Class Sync and Assignment creation tools
  • Add a link to department websites for immediate access to any top-level subject
  • Instructor’s guides for many titles
  • Monthly calendar for meaningful research suggestions and ideas

  • Find inspiration and material for research papers, projects, and presentations
  • Fully responsive and mobile friendly—will work on all tablets and smartphones
  • Captioning and interactive, searchable transcripts on all titles
  • Follow up on a clip used by a teacher in class and watch the rest of the video
  • Dynamic citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Harvard formats, with EasyBib, NoodleTools, and RefWorks functionality
  • Share, save, and organize videos/playlists
  • Google Translate on all descriptions, transcripts, and navigation
  • View the tablet/mobile-friendly videos from the library, school, or off-site, 24/7
  • Full keyboard navigation, screen reader support, and Read Aloud tool for text content

  • A comprehensive, curriculum-focused subscription providing unlimited access to thousands of videos
  • Videos can be easily added to leading discovery tools, social media platforms, and learning management systems
  • Single sign-on (Clever, ClassLink, Microsoft, or Google), LDAP, and IP authentication
  • Add your institution’s custom video content, YouTube content, or videos from educational Web Channels to the platform
  • Free MARC records for every video
  • Searchable Support Center with valuable help materials, how-to tips, tutorials, and live help chat
  • Public performance rights
  • Comprehensive admin portal with COUNTER 5 reporting and SUSHI exporting.

All titles are segmented into short, pedagogical clips, ideal for intermittent use during classroom lectures. For off-site viewing, students can choose to watch an entire film without interruption. Titles within the collection are sorted across distinct, browsable subject categories, enabling refined searches for available titles in specific topic areas.

ISTE Best of Show Award

Tech & Learning

Education Software Review Award (EDDIES), “Multi-Level Online Video Database” category

The ComputED Gazette

“We use Classroom Video On Demand…Good coverage, many favorable reviews from students and teachers.”

Stephanie Patterson, Teacher Librarian, Southington High School

“Our students and faculty have found Classroom Video On Demand a superb educational tool for research projects big and small. The moment I introduce it to new students, they are excited to see their topic come alive and with such ease!”

Marta Fuchs, Director of Library Services, Drew School

“Our teachers and students find it easy to use and an invaluable reference. We have had other streaming video sites, but none that are as easy to use and contain the quality [of] video…”

Lillian Serafine, Assistant Director, The Taft School Library

“…extremely easy to navigate…Recommended.”

Library Media Connection

“What’s great about Classroom Video on Demand is that such a large variety of topics on the online database. Kids can search anything from photosynthesis to chemical reactions to an American author to a health related topic. Guidance counselors can find a video clip that will help students dealing with depression, you name it…The quality of the videos overall is fantastic.”

Kathleen Moser, Mount Saint Joseph Academy

“…could easily fit into the instructional plan of higher level or AP high school programs…ease of use is a big plus…high-quality…”

School Library Journal

“…useful in the classroom to enhance any lesson…extremely easy to navigate. The videos are high interest for students…Recommended.”

Library Media Connection

“…perfect for high school kids.”

SLJ Teen

Films On Demand: Archival Films & Newsreels Collection

Archival Films & Newsreels Video Collection

K-12 Schools & Districts

Public Libraries

3 Universities & Colleges

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A rare view of what rush hour in London looked like in 1897. The dramatic and suspenseful newsreel announcing the crash of the Hindenburg zeppelin. President Ronald Reagan’s challenging speech at the Brandenburg Gate. Throughout modern history, cameras have recorded public events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs. This collection is a treasure trove of archival and historical films from multiple sources.

  • The Prelinger Archives – a collection of films relating to U.S. cultural and social history and the evolution of everyday life in America.
  • The WPA Film Library – more than 2,800 clips and newsreels from the late 1800s onward.
  • The United Newsreel collection – the series of newsreels produced by the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II.
  • The Universal Newsreel collection – a series of seven- to 10-minute newsreels produced by Universal Studios that were released twice per week between 1929 and 1967.
  • Recordings from the National Archives and Records Administration of historic speeches and events.

  • Conveniently segmented for lecture and in-class use
  • Unlimited access from any location—on campus or off
  • High-interest videos of historical and cultural importance, dating from before World War I to today
  • Custom Content Upload Option
  • Captions, interactive transcripts, citations, Google Translate, and more
  • New videos added at no additional cost
  • Easily embed videos into Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, or other CMS
  • Tablet, mobile, PC & Mac friendly
  • Create and share personalized playlists using segments from multiple videos
  • Add a personalized video introduction to any playlist you create
  • Keyword tags for all content, linking to related material

British Pathe
Fedflix
Looks International
Nat’l Archives and Records Administration
NBC News
Prelinger Archives
The WPA Film Library
United News
Universal Newsreel

World Cinema Collection

World Cinema Collection

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K-12 Schools & Districts

Public Libraries

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product

This unique collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. Perfect even beyond film studies classes, these titles bring value to programs in multicultural studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.

Some World Cinema titles contain mature themes or content; viewer discretion is advised.

  • German film – Fritz Lang’s Metropolis and M, Josef Von Sternberg’s The Blue Angel, Walter Ruttmann’s Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis, multiple films by F. W. Murnau and G. W. Pabst (including Pandora’s Box and Diary of a Lost Girl), as well as films by Paul Leni, Robert Siodmak, and Robert Wiene.
  • French film – Georges Méliès’s seminal work A Trip to the Moon, as well as films by Jean Renoir (Rules of the Game and Diary of a Chambermaid), Luis Buñuel’s France-based work (including An Andalusian DogTristana, and The Golden Age), and René Clair (The Million).
  • Japanese film – 16 films by Akira Kurosawa (including RashomonDrunken Angel, and Stray Dog), 21 films by Kenji Mizoguchi (including The Story of the Last ChrysanthemumsSansho the Bailiff, and Ugetsu), 16 films by Yasujirō Ozu (including Tokyo Story; I Was BornBut…; and Late Spring), and films by contemporary directors such as Juzo Itami and Kazuyoshi Okuyama.
  • Soviet, Eastern European and Central Asian film – 10 films by Sergei Eisenstein (including Battleship PotemkinOctoberStrike, and Ivan the Terrible), and award-winning contemporary films from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Croatia, Albania, Serbia, Macedonia, and Georgia (including When Father Was Away on Business, Fine Dead Girls, and A Wonderful Night in Split).
  • American film – multiple titles from Buster Keaton (including The General and Steamboat Bill Jr.), D.W. Griffith (including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance), Charlie Chaplin, and others representing the best of early American cinema, plus films by Douglas Sirk, Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, Ida Lupino, Orson Welles, Busby Berkeley, and others covering the golden age of Hollywood.
  • African film – Cairo Station by Youssef Chahine, six films by Ousmane Sembène (including Black Girl aka La Noire de…, and The Curse aka Xala), two films by Flora Gomes (Those Whom Death Refused and Tree of Blood) and acclaimed contemporary films such as The Night of Truth, Daughter of Keltoum, and Max and Mona.
  • Italian film – classics from Vittorio De Sica (including The Bicycle Thief and Two Women), Federico Fellini (including La Dolce Vita and Variety Lights), and Roberto Rossellini (including PaisanRome, Open City; and Journey to Italy), as well as films by Luchino Visconti, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Giuseppe De Santis.
  • Chinese-language film – the 1993 Cannes Palme d’Or winner Farewell My Concubine (Chen Kaige), Spring in a Small Town (Fei Mu), four films by King Hu (Dragon Gate Inn, Touch of Zen, The Fate of Lee Khan, and Raining in the Mountain), four of Zhang Yimou’s most famous films (The Story of Qiu Ju, Red Sorghum, and Ju Dou), as well as two films by Tsai Ming-Liang (The River and Vive L’Amour).
  • Latin American film – classics from Glauber Rocha (including Black God, White Devil; Antonio Das Mortes; and Entranced Earth), 12 of Luis Buñuel’s Mexico-based productions (including Cannes Palme d’Or winner ViridianaThe Exterminating Angel, and Simon of the Desert), and award-winning contemporary films by directors from Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Cuba, Chile, and Ecuador.
  • Turkish and Middle Eastern film – seven films by Turkish director Yılmaz Güney (including Cannes Palme d’Or winner The Way aka Yol, and Hope aka Umut) as well as award-winning contemporary films from Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Israel, and Palestine (including The Kite, The White Meadows, and Toll Booth).
  • British film – the pre-Hollywood work of major British directors like Alfred Hitchcock (including The 39 Steps, The Lady Vanishes, and The Man Who Knew Too Much) and Michael Anderson (1984 and The Naked Edge).
  • Indian film – 14 films by Satyajit Ray (including Pather Panchali, The World of Apu, Aparajito, and The Big City), as well as films by contemporary directors such as Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Partho Sen-Gupta, and Rajesh Shera.
  • Caribbean film – contemporary films from Curaçao, Cuba, Haiti, and Trinidad and Tobago distributed by ArtMattan Productions, a leading distributor of films from the African diaspora.

All foreign language films are accompanied by English subtitles. Using the Custom Segment tool, faculty and students may create customized segments of specific scenes from a film, which can be embedded, shared, and saved. Some World Cinema titles contain mature themes or content; viewer discretion is advised.

  • Unlimited access from any location—on-site or off
  • Public performance rights
  • Citations in MLA, Chicago, and APA formats
  • Easily embed videos into Blackboard, Moodle, or other CMS
  • Includes masterpieces and award winners directed by:
    • Fritz Lang
    • Georges Méliès
    • Jean Renoir
    • Luis Buñuel
    • Akira Kurosawa
    • Yasujirō Ozu
    • Sergei Eisenstein
    • Alfred Hitchcock
    • Ida Lupino
    • Ousmane Sembène
    • Federico Fellini
    • Roberto Rossellini
    • Zhang Yimou
    • King Hu
    • Glauber Rocha
    • Yılmaz Güney
    • Satyajit Ray
    • …and many more!

California Newsreel
Films Sans Frontières
Global Lens
ArtMattan Productions