Website of the Week: Viddler – A friendly video platform is an online video hosting site where you can control who can watch your videos and leave comments and tags in response. Videos can be either uploaded from your local computer or, if your computer is equipped with a webcam, recorded directly to their website. While the initial service is free with a sign-up, the site may include ads around your video; ad-free video hosting is a paid service.

Free Technology for Teachers author Richard Byrne recommends using the site to record video sub plans. This way the sub can play your video for the class and eliminates the he said/she said confusion that sometimes arises.