The New York Times Learning Network has just announced a great contest for students to create fifteen second videos defining vocabulary words.

And, whether you participate or not, it also offers very useful advice for teachers who want to try something like this in the classroom, including student examples.

In fact, the contest announcement includes an example from one of my students. It’s embedded below, and you can see others here.

You can also get a lot of other ideas at The Best Resources For Learning To Use The Video Apps “Vine” & Instagram