Here you will find a collection of the very best YouTube Educators the internet has to offer. But before you start showing your students these videos . . . a warning.

  • Make sure you preview EVERY VIDEO that you show your students.
  • The vast majority of these channels are appropriate for students.  
  • A couple of videos from these channels deals with more teenager/adult content.
  • Beware of inappropriate pop-ups and advertisements. 
  • Close down the video five seconds before finishing to prevent other potentially inappropriate recommendations populating the screen.

Click on the titles in bold to access the content. 

New YouTube Educators added on the 27th of January 2016.


ENGLISH YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

Finding a useful English YouTube channel can be difficult unlike science YouTube channels. The Bazillions are a great kids rock band that sings about grammatical concepts e.g. prefixes and suffixes. 

  • TheBazillions - grammar based songs (very catchy!).
  • Flocabulary - informative and educational English-based Hip-Hop videos. 

MATHS YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

Just like English, finding Maths based YouTube channels can be difficult. The following channels are very interesting however they are angled more towards adults. 

  • DrPaulSwan - primary school Maths teacher with hundreds to teaching ideas and lessons. 
  • Vi Hart - serious mathematical concepts explained creatively.
  • Khan Academy - videos on nearly every mathematical concept.
  • Numberphile - videos about numbers (the origins of 666 is my favourite).
  • Mathematics Online - great explanations of trick concepts e.g. Pi

SCIENCE YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

We've found 'Spangler Science TV' to be a great resource for new experiments and demonstrations to try out in the classroom. 'Vsauce' is an excellent channel with lots of interesting topics and questions. All of these channels are worth your viewing time. 


CHEMISTRY YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

  • NurdRage - chemistry based experiments and demonstrations.
  • Periodic Table of Videos - chemistry based experiments and demonstrations.
  • Crash Course - world history, biology, US history, chemistry, literature and psychology.
  • Bozeman Science - all the chemistry lessons from Bozeman Science. Highly recommended for students who want to learn chemistry. 
  • Smarter Every Day - interesting questions/demonstrations about physics and chemistry.

PHYSICS YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

  • Minute Physics physics based concepts explain in a creative manner. 
  • Bozeman Science - all the physics lessons from Bozeman Science. Highly recommended for students who want to learn physics. 
  • PhysicsHelp.Ca - great explanations of physics concepts aimed at high school students. Highly recommended for students who want to learn physics. 
  • Smarter Every Day - interesting questions/demonstrations about physics and chemistry.

SOCIETY & ENVIRONMENT YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

Just like science there are numerous society and environment based YouTube channels. Our favourite YouTube channel of all time is CGP Grey. Crash Course is a giant among the educational YouTube channels. Their videos are highly informative and entertaining. 

  • CGP Grey - complex and interesting things explained simply.
  • Neil Bromhall - time lapse videos of plants and flowers.
  • Crash Course - world history, biology, US history, chemistry, literature and psychology.
  • Minute Earth - geology based.

TEACHING YOUTUBE CHANNELS

Any teacher worth their own salt understands that teachers need to continually learn new skills and expand their knowledge. By viewing these YouTube channels you too can enhance your teaching. 

  • TEDEducation - big ideas in education.
  • TEDX - independently organised TED event.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE/S YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

There are a few excellent foreign language based YouTube channels. Our educator Matthew is learning German at the moment. Ja, das is gut! When learning another language its important to spend an equal amount of time on reading, writing, speaking and listening. 


HEALTH YOUTUBE EDUCATORS

More videos about health will be coming soon. For now, Well Cast is a brilliant channel that deals with important health topics.