I created a video with Animoto to showcase the work of the Thom Technology Catalyst Team
TTCT Animoto video

Students in my guitar classes use their phones to tune guitars:

YouTube allows easy access to up-to-the-minute source material to make assignments that are current and relevant. When the video below went viral, I showed it in class, and had students playing the various parts of the song together within minutes. Engaging them in the exercise was easy because the song was still fresh and exciting. They were asking to learn the song even before we had finished watching it.