Clipbank (4 Learning and part of Espresso) www.channel4learning.com/clipbank
• Cross-curricular digital video learning service for secondary schools
• Subscription based and includes video clips to introduce concepts and reinforce learning, topical ‘News Bites’ to generate discussion, interactive activities to engage interest, teachers’ resources for planning and professional development. Includes activities and worksheets.
• Software installed in schools
• Welcome pack including Get Started guide
• INSET sessions to help teachers embed clips into lessons
• Weekly email newsletter and regular subject updates
• Blog and discussion forum to post and share ideas with others
• Technical and curriculum support
• Free home access for teachers and students
• Files (worksheets that can be tailored), teacher notes, transcripts and vocab text can be cut and pasted into Word for personalisation.
• Subject areas: Art & design, Business, D&T, English, French, Geography, German, History, ICT, Maths, Music, PE, PSHE & Citizenship, RE, Science, Spanish.
Source: BETT Show 2011