Interactive Videos with EdPuzzle

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“EdPuzzle logo” by EdPuzzle, 2019. Retrieved from edpuzzle.com March 26th, 2020.

Have you ever looked for an easy way to ramp up engagement with videos you share with learners? Using any openly hosted video, take a look at what EdPuzzle can do in this example video.

This guide aims to get you started using EdPuzzle. With a free EdPuzzle account you can:

  • efficiently search across videos on openly shared platforms like YouTube, National Geographic, TEDtalks and more;
  • trim, cut and add narration to a video;
  • add multiple choice or short answer questions or notes;
  • share directly to students via a link;
  • create up to 20 interactive videos.

Get Started

Sign up for a free EdPuzzle account.

  1. Visit EdPuzzle.com.
  2. Choose Sign Up.
  3. Choose I’m a Teacher.
  4. Choose Sign up with EdPuzzle.
  5. Enter in the required information, including your school email. Do not use your current college password as a password for this account.
  6. Choose to agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
  7. Create a new account.
  8. Enter the name of our school and choose it from the list.
  9. Select the appropriate category that represents your program.
  10. Verify your account by checking your email, and clicking the link there. If needed, you can resend the email.
Sign up for EdPuzzle as described.

Creating EdPuzzles

This video will get you started with creating interactive videos in EdPuzzle.

“Building EdPuzzle Interactive Videos.” by J. Wilkinson, March 26, 2020.

Stay tuned as more resources become available.

Jess Wilkinson

Jesslyn is the Educational Technology Officer at Conestoga. An Ontario Certified Teacher, and holding a B.A. and B.Ed., Jesslyn researches and promotes new technologies for faculty to enhance pedagogical practices. She brings to the role her experience as a Google and Microsoft certified technology trainer and as a classroom teacher in South Korea, Mongolia, and Ontario, focusing on special education and assistive learning technologies. She is available for workshops, consultations, and support with using technology in higher education contexts.

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