New and easy interface
Customized Homepage
Animations and audio files
New and enhanced tools
unitedstreaming
Daily video content New Features
Professional Development
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Access the Notes Page by clicking on the
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Search by keyword for quick results or select
“Advanced Search” or “Media Type” options to
filter search results
A new and customizable interface that puts
more information, search tools, and navigation
links on the first screen
Use the Subject / Grade Search to locate digital
resources that match your teaching areas and
grade levels
The Curriculum Standards Search helps you to
locate materials that have been correlated your
state teaching standards
Create a custom Homepage to display links to
curriculum tools, “My Content”, new videos,
calendar events, and Teaching Tips.
The enhanced Search Results page includes a number of new
features that allow you to:
Preview media content with thumbnail images
Navigate through site with path or “breadcrumb” links
Modify the number of resources displayed on the page
Refine search results by selecting media type, subject, or grade
New Features: Refined Content Page
Greater detail and functionality on the media content
pages:
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Content tabs for easy access to specific information
Full program descriptions
Tabs to navigate to video segments
Accessible link to media player settings
Printer-friendly versions of content pages
E-mail links to share information with colleagues
New features give
users the ability to
generate new pages
that are “printer
friendly” and send
page links by e-mail to
other unitedstreaming
users.
The new Content
tabs make it easy to
access the full video
file, video segments,
citations, and related
materials.
With the “Add to”
feature, you can add
the selected resource
to your “My Content”
folders, assignments,
and quizzes.
The “Video Segments” tab reveals the contents of each video and gives you the ability
to stream or download specific segments of the video as needed.
Full dynamic citations in three different formats accompany all unitedstreaming digital
media—just copy and paste the data into your project files and presentations
Related Materials include:
Blackline Masters
Teacher’s Guides
Quizzes
Click on the “Related Materials” tab to reveal links to a wide variety of guides and premade curriculum materials that accompany the video resources
New Features: Teacher Tools
New “Teacher Center” replaces the “Learning Tools”
section and features new and enhanced resources:
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Redesigned tools for easier integration of media content
Updated Assignment Builder
New Writing Prompt Builder to use with digital images
Enhanced Quiz Builder design and functionality
Thematic Focus lessons and materials for the classroom
Lesson plan library with new search tools
The Quiz Builder features
more than 2,000 pre-made
quizzes or you can build
your own.
The Assignment
Builder has a new
look and makes it
easy for you to
access and save
materials.
The new Writing
Prompt Builder
lets you create
customized
writing activities
using
unitedstreaming
digital images
Help students
connect the past and
present with videos
that relate to past
events and
commemorative
issues.
The Discovery
Educator Network is
a community of
unitedstreaming
users from around
the world who share
teaching resources,
strategies, and
experiences.
The Lesson Plan Library
has a new search interface
and contains more than 200
lessons designed for use
with unitedstreaming
videos.
The “Curriculum
Resources” have
been enhanced
and the new
Thematic Focus
replaces the
“Teacher
Feature.”
New Features: Professional Development
The new “Professional Development” section provides a
rich variety of resources and online opportunities:
– Teaching Tips and Best Practice Video Segments that
focus on technology strategies and teaching styles
– “Trainer’s Toolkit” filled with support documents and
guides
– Tech Talk filled with support documents
– Self-paced Interactive Training modules
– Details about online Webinars and college courses for
credit
– Project Demonstrations and exemplary lesson plans
View short, 30-second
segments that profile
practicing teachers
Register for a live, online
Webinar. Sessions are
offered on a variety of topics
and times each week.
Teaching Tips
provide quick, “howto” explanations for
your technology
questions, such as
“how to create a
hyperlink to a video”
Download digital
versions of the User’s
Guide, the QuickStart
Card and other
helpful resources.
Download resources to
help you successfully
introduce and maintain
unitedstreaming in your
school.
Self-paced, easy-to-use online
sessions are available
anywhere, anytime and
provide certificate and staff
development credit options.
Download exemplary lessons
and project demonstrations
that show you how to
integrate unitedstreaming
content with software in your
classroom.
Learn about college-level
courses for credit that you
can apply to a certificate or
masters degree program.
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