Use You Tube to Open Class

Steps for Using You Tube for an opener:

1) Cue up the clip

2) Show the clip

3) Process the clip with four levels of questions that lead students from knowledge/recall to interpretation, evaluation, and synthesis!

– What did you see? (fact)

– How did you feel? (emotion)

– What did you learn? (interpretation)

– How can we apply this to class today? (application/evaluation/synthesis depending on how it’s phrased)

All of this within the first five minutes of class!

Two clips that Tom Spain recommends:

– You Tube search for “dancingĀ  eyebrows” (

– You Tube search for “Fordham baseball” (

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