Using video to learn vocab, now there’s a novel. Here’s the scenario:

As part of its new curriculum to help middle school students learn vocabulary, textbook publisher William H. Sadlier wanted to produce online videos to illustrate the vocabulary words. Students learning the word would click on a video that would reinforce it by illustrating that word in a unique and memorable way. The videos had to be short and they had to pop. They needed to be done quickly and within a limited budget. And, there were more than 900 of them.

Here is a sample of what they came up with:

Educational video demo reel from Kinetic Media on Vimeo.

Very impressive, don’t you think?

Via EdTech Digest: Cool Tools: Vocab Videos, Just Say the Word