Archive For: Videos

The Power of a Video Assembly

Grab attention, and capture the imagination! Your students live in a world of rich video. Bring that experience to your assembly. Try a video assembly.

Assembly Music Ideas

Assembly Music Sets the Tone. You can use Assembly Music as the students enter or leave, or of course during the Assembly.   It’s great if you have some talented students who can play an instrument or sing. Lovely to be able to showcase youngsters and inspire others.    Live music ... Read More

What Teachers Make – Taylor Mali

Taylor Mali (, one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement and one of the few people in the world to have no job other than that of poet., gives his mind on what teachers make. Mali is a vocal advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having ... Read More

Educate the Heart

What is teaching all about? How should we educate our young people? What is a balanced curriculum? Facts or creativity? So many voices. So many directions. Here is one view

What Motivates People?

This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

Killing Creativity? Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. Present a Creative Assembly If you think Sir Ken is correct, you can do something in your assembly to encourage creativity. Start by having a creative assembly to ... Read More

Add Video to a PowerPoint Presentation

You have downloaded a video from AssemblyTube or Youtube so that you can use it in your assembly. You can play this video on your laptop and project it to the students. Wouldn’t it be good if you could have the video run from inside the Powerpoint Presentation. Well you ... Read More

Using Music in Assemblies

AssemblyTube Music Section is where you can find music relevant to assemblies. Each piece of music also has a video component. Many schools use music in school assemblies, but having the video component adds an extra dimension. It gives the students something to focus on whilst they are listening to the ... Read More