Subject Biology
Title/topic Variety of amphibian
Age of students, grade 7th grade (13 years old)
Used method videotask
Used programme/site/app Youtube, google drive
Place (homework, lesson, outside etc)/necessary equipment homework
Duration in minutes depends on student  (5-25 minutes to search for 1-2 minutes video clip and adding it to google drive)
Objectives of the method
  • To teach students more responsibility of their learning (not the teacher is the one who gives certain videos, but students themselves)
  • To create the overview of amphibians together with students
  • To teach students how to use google drive for common work
Description of the method (how was it used in the learning process) Students searched for video clips about the amphibian species, advertised these in google drive (students themselves added the info there)
Links to the materials
Describe what was easy/useful for yourself as a teacher in preparing the material It saved time for the teacher to search for different videos and students found videos that were new and useful for later on
Describe what was difficult in preparing the material To give clear instructions to students.
Describe what was easy/useful for yourself in implementing the material The method created interest. Students were eager to see videos that others had found and waited for the praise.
Describe what was difficult in implementation of the material No difficulties with the materials.
What were the benefits for students? Think about students’ motivation, responsibility, interest etc based on student surveys, observations It was motivating for the students to search for their own videos and more interesting to see them
What were the drawbacks of using the method from the students’ perspective? Requires time from students at home
Author Ivi Rammul
School Viimsi Secondary School