This edition of the 2-Minute Tech Challenge is all about a great and often ignored tool that is on most teachers’ desktops: iTunes. Specifically, it’s about iTunesU, which is an amazing collection of lessons, lectures, demonstrations, and other resources on just about any and every topic imaginable. Elementary teachers can find math lessons on basic [...]
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December 17, 2012 · 5 Comments · 2-Minute Tech Challenge, podcasting, professional learning, Teaching and Learning
November 27, 2012 · 13 Comments · 2-Minute Tech Challenge, Flipped Classroom, images/video, professional learning, Teaching and Learning, Web Tools
I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving! Thank you to every teacher who gave the first 2-Minute Tech Challenge a shot. If you did not complete that one yet, have no fear–you are welcome to complete it at any time between now and the end of the challenge, March 31st. This challenge focuses on TED Ed. [...]
November 2, 2012 · 1 Comment · Educational technology, Flipped Classroom, images/video, implementation, iPad/iPod, podcasting, Teaching and Learning, Web Tools
Information, implementation guides, and early research on flipped classrooms: Flipped Classroom Pearltree Technology tools for flipping the classroom: YouTube Facebook TED Ed Khan Academy Screencast-o-matic screen capturing document camera Edmodo Schoology Spreaker Podomatic Audacity Podbean iMovie (iSight Camera) iPad Apps: ShowMe (Free) ScreenChomp (Free) Explain Everything ($2.99) Educreations (Free) Android Apps: ScreenCast Video Recorder ($3.99)
October 17, 2012 · No Comments · 21st Century Skills, collaboration, Twitter, Web Tools
VERY quick video follow-up to the previous blog post and podcast. Hopefully, this will answer some of the questions I’ve received from a few Twitter newcomers.
December 14, 2009 · 4 Comments · Digital Storytelling, Educational technology, images/video, Web Tools
There are growing numbers of Web-based tools for creating animated stories today. When combined with good writing instruction, these offer a motivating and engaging means for students to publish and share their work. One interesting tool I just discovered, thanks to a teacher at one of my campuses, is Xtranormal. Xtranormal allows users to create [...]
October 12, 2009 · 4 Comments · Educational technology, images/video, Web Tools
One concern I have heard expressed by teachers with regard to the use of video sites such as YouTube, TeacherTube, etc. in the classroom is that students tend to waste a lot of time searching for relevant (or irrelevant) content. One solution is to create a personalized channel that contains the videos which the teacher [...]