I love this. Todd has quietly collated 26 video files and mapped them to a list of 30 literary terms.
Elsewhere, Johan earns a dy/dan merit badge for polishing off the complete archives in under a fortnight (skipping and skimming frequently, I hope) and for finding classroom application in an old show and tell video:
This is what I call epiphany: I just realised the chocolate bunny video [“How to kill a chocolate bunny” will be a perfect way to introduce the types of heat transfer in my physics class
Certain videos are more substantial than others but the fact is this: someone somewhere is using your content area to create the culture your students consume daily. This has always been the case but only recently could you download it, play it, and talk about it.
So love what you teach and sharpen your eyes to find what you love embroidered within the fabric of popular culture. Don’t present these videos to your students as gimmicks or, worse, as winking concessions to their allegedly lowbrow tastes. These videos are important to them, which makes them important to you.