Get Curating

Get Curating


Currate your own Playlists and choose the order they appear.

(YouTube playlists are groups of videos (or lists) that can be arranged in any order and are set to play one after the other)

How to Create a Playlist (YouTube Support Instructions)

  1. Log in to your YouTube channel
  2. Find a video
  3. Click "Add To"
  4. From there, create a new playlist or add to an existing one

If you really, really, want to know all the ins and outs of playlists, here is an extensive post.

Check out some of the playlsts that are featured on the YouTube Teachers channel.

On the right, you can see a playlist embedded on this page. See how you can scroll through all the videos along the bottom of the window?

Creation Hub Playlist in list view.

Creation Hub Playlist in watch view

"Hooks" Playlist from participants in the room

Here is a link to a playlist where you can view the list in the order it is set to play along with any annotations that the playlist creator included.

Options for Editing Playlists

  • Reorganize
  • Start video at specific time
  • Add note
  • Record introduction

Play: Make a Playlist

Option 1: Surely you’ve got a list of links to videos that you like to use in your classes. Take a few minutes to dig out the list and start putting them together in a playlist. Try all of the editing features as well.

Option 2: Take the 3 "hook" videos from our previous task and create a playlist called "hooks." Try out all of the editing features.

Bonus: Highlight your playlist on your channel using a "section".

Discuss: Curating with Playlists

Is there a place for student curation in your class? How do we get student curation into your class?