14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify
Ditch That Textbook
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Not too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. And video editing … well, that just wasn’t readily available to the average person. Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom screencasts video creation video projects webcamMy, how things have changed.
10 Inspirational Videos for Teachers
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
10 Inspirational Videos for Teachers. If you want to do anything on social media, this is a must-watch video. When I fall off my fitness train and get out of the habit, I watch this video and get back on. This video is an amazing compilation of quotes, many I had never heard before. came across it as I was embedding the videos above. Teachers are important!
Leading With Video
A Principal's Reflections
AUGUST 2, 2015
There is no denying the power of video in society. In a 2014 Forbes article , Richard Tiland makes some significant points when it comes to video and leadership. For example: The use of video is so ubiquitous in our everyday lives; it has become part of our subconscious. We don’t even realize how much we know and learn from video—news, commercials, documentaries, even YouTube.
Big Jump in Use of Games, Videos in K-12 Schools, Survey Finds
MAY 18, 2016
The use of online instructional videos in classrooms, meanwhile, has risen over that stretch from 47 percent to 68 percent. T he 2015 Speak Up survey findings are the latest in a series of reports released each year by the Irvine, Calif.-based “The explosion in teacher interest and usage of videos and game-based learning could be a harbinger of a new awakening for digital learning” said Julie Evans, the CEO of Project Tomorrow, in a statement. The full report offered a variety of reasons for why students grade 6-12 see value in online educational videos.
Free Classroom Brain Break Videos!
APRIL 27, 2014
All I have to do is select the brain break we need and then the brief video begins to play. The video is a guide that demonstrates exactly what the kids are expected to do. Both videos only took about 3 - 6 minutes (depending on which ones we selected). Classroom Brain Breaks from GoNoodle - click here to give it a try - I am SO excited to share my FAVORITE new site with you.
How to Teach With Videos
Ask a Tech Teacher
DECEMBER 14, 2016
A topic I get a lot of questions on lately is videos. reviewed mysimpleshow , a new tool that is getting a lot of buzz, and then asked them to share how their digital tool addresses this burgeoning interest in video. The pedagogical benefits of teaching with video are plentiful. Start off the day with a funny, uplifting, or inspirational video. Video apps.
50+ Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom [Video]
MAY 30, 2015
Well, recently I had to record a video just in case the weather wasn’t so great in Pittsburg, Kansas for my virtual keynote. If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. The post 50+ Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom [Video] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog. Trying to figure out what’s next? Please share!
My Simple Show: Create your own explainer videos for free!
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
What it is: My Simple Show Video Creator lets students easily create professional level “explainer” videos. The finished product looks just like a Common Craft video, so cool! Below is a video I made quickly today. This type of video can be made over a few weeks using classroom devices as a writing center. In the final step, students add audio.
How video games can help students in class, at home
Ditch That Textbook
OCTOBER 24, 2016
We play video games on our phones, our tablets, our computers, or TVs … almost everywhere. Teaching cognitive science edtech educational technology gamification video gamesGames are a daily part of our existence for most of us. We take part in games through rewards programs, accumulating points with our favorite restaurants, hotels and stores to redeem.
360 Video Education Spotlight: BBC on YouTube
Class Tech Tips
JANUARY 20, 2017
There are lots of ways to incorporate video into the classroom. From capturing students’ attention as you kick off a lesson, to providing context for a new learning experience, teachers use videos in lots of different ways. Assessment & LMS
Google Classroom: Video Playlists
AUGUST 29, 2016
Google Classroom Video Library I am so loving this new feature in Google Classroom to “Copy link” to an assignment. The post Google Classroom: Video Playlists appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom google videoOne use for the “Copy link” feature is to link to other Google Classroom classes. Let’s say you have a red Google Classroom class for your main announcements and you have a blue Google Classroom class […].
Add Questions to Videos and Monitor Student Progress, for Free, with EdPuzzle
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Easily Assess Student Engagement With Video Lessons With This Powerful Free Application Being able to take any video and add questions to it that students must answer before continuing to watch is an. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
30 Second Videos for Your Students
AUGUST 30, 2015
Personally, I cringe when I hear a teacher mention they are making videos for their students. absolutely advocate for teachers to create videos. Too often I see 10-20 minute videos for students to watch. Google Video YouTube video youtubeHowever, regardless of the medium, student engagement matters.
How to easily record video of your classes online (step-by-step)
Ditch That Textbook
JANUARY 15, 2015
Now, with video options like Google Hangouts and Skype, teachers and students can meet with each other — or [.]. Ed Tech broadcasting google hangouts hangouts on air video youtube The walls that kept classes from learning together are slowly starting to topple. In the past, students were often confined to the classes they could take on campus.
5 tips for using live video in the classroom
AUGUST 9, 2016
Videos are attention-getters. One of the major benefits, in fact, is that everybody is familiar with video chat, thanks to smart phones and online media. New video technology is making the video chat option much more flexible and practical, too. good mix of graphics, video chat, and interactions can deliver excellent educational values.
NEW FEATURE: Add Google Drive Videos into Google Slides Presentations!
My Paperless Classroom
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Starting Today, Teachers can create student safe video content and right from inside of Google Drive, present these videos inside of Google Slides Presentations. The post NEW FEATURE: Add Google Drive Videos into Google Slides Presentations! appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Google Education Product Updates Google Slides
ICYMI: Game-Changing Coaching [video]
MARCH 9, 2016
We recently hosted a webinar with Josh Cage, EVP of Greenwood Hall, to talk about jumpstarting a game-changing coaching program, all the way from acquisition of coaches, to best practices in coaching. Check out what he has to say: Uncategorized edtech edtechupdate
Be awesome, 7th graders [VIDEO]
MARCH 26, 2015
The 7th graders at the International School of Brussels had an entire day of technology- and Internet-suffused awesomeness yesterday. I was asked to send them a short kickoff video for their day since they had previously watched my TEDxDesMoines talk. Newell-Fonda students decide to ‘be the change’ [VIDEO]. Here’s what I sent them… Related Posts.
3 minutes: Redesigning lessons with trudacot [VIDEO]
MARCH 25, 2016
I’m finally posting the video from my Redesigning lessons with trudacot presentation at ISTE last year. minutes. Happy viewing! Want to learn more about the trudacot discussion protocol? No related posts. Tech Integration
Developing “The Innovator’s Mindset” (Video)
The Principal of Change
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
I had the honour to be able to keynote the “ Arts Integration Conference “, an online conference focusing on the importance of arts in education (hint…it’s very important). I was asked to prepare an online keynote discussing “ The Innovator’s Mindset “, and wanted to share it below. March 29, 2016 Checklist or Art Form?
Teaching through the camera lens: 10 activities with photos and video
Ditch That Textbook
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Once, it was so handy to carry one of those disposable film cameras around in our pockets. Once, we were so thankful for our point-and-shoot digital cameras because they made instant photography so much easier. Today, so many of us carry cameras around in our pockets. We pull them out at a moment’s notice. Many [.]. Ed Tech cameras cell phones edtech educational technology mobile learning photos
The backwards bicycle [VIDEO]
APRIL 29, 2015
What a backwards bicycle can teach us about learning… Fascinating. Hat tip: Will Richardson. No related posts. Learning and Teaching learning
Free Evernote Training Videos on YouTube
Educational Technology Guy
OCTOBER 28, 2013
just found out about some great training videos on YouTube that show you how to do different tasks in Evenrote. Evernote evernote schools free resources tech training videos Evernote is one of my favorite and most used apps. I use it for project management, task lists, meeting notes, reference notes, web clippings, personal tasks and more. Check them out here: [link] If you don''t use Evernote , check it out. It''s free, easy to use, and cross platform. used it for lesson planning, lesson notes, class notes, student notes and logs, and more as a teacher.
7 Excellent Tools for Creating Interactive Video Quizzes
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
quiz tools Video quizzes toolsFebruary 12, 2017 A few days ago we featured a collection of some of the best web tools teachers can use to create non-traditional quizzes and today we are sharing another collection but this time.read more.
5 Empowering and Inspiring Videos for Students, Teachers from Soul Pancake
APRIL 30, 2015
Inspire, Amaze, Learn, Change, Grow, Laugh … Need a little lift to get you through the day, the week, and propel you through to the end of the school year? I’ve so enjoyed the videos from. Best Education and Technology Videos _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics empowering videos for students fun inspirational videos for students teachers inspiring videos for classroom education
If, When and How to Use Video in the Classroom
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Curtis Chandler can’t help but worry a bit about the ‘video-fication’ of our students. Is academic progress being hindered by excessive and ineffective video use? He identifies best practices and several tech tools that can help make sure videos augment learning. Class Apps Video Clips Curtis Chandler EDuzzle learning goals Vialogues video videos in education ViewPure Vizia
These Google Forms turn video from passive to active learning
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
For as long as I have been a teacher, I have been showing videos in class. While not a revolutionary idea, back when I first started I would show a video related to the lesson and hand out an accompanying question sheet to make sure the students were focusing on the main ideas. The Google Form had three embedded videos and six questions prompting students to interpret them.
8 Tools to Create How-To Videos for Students
Class Tech Tips
DECEMBER 29, 2016
You can use technology tools to create how-to videos! Students can demonstrate what they’ve learned and share their knowledge with others by creating how-to video clips. This list… The post 8 Tools to Create How-To Videos for Students appeared first on Class Tech Tips. Are you empowering your students as creators?
10 TED-Ed videos your students can use today
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
More often than not, students pick up a mobile device or use a computer to access videos and digital media online. Educators can build lessons around any TED-Ed Original , TED Talk or YouTube video through Ted-Ed. Once they locate the video they wish to use, they next use the TED-Ed Lesson editor to add questions, discussion prompts and additional resources.
Video for assessment
Learning with 'e's
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
One recent assessment method I have used is to get students to make videos. They are then asked to create a video (or other form of presentation) and show it to their classmates. In parallel to this, the student presenter is challenged to defend their perspective, to think critically about their own views, and to discuss the process they went through to create the video.
10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools
Ask a Tech Teacher
JANUARY 24, 2017
I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom. Guest author, Emily Clearly over at mysimpleshow has ten more reasons why videos are a great educational tool for your teaching: Videos are in line with the technological times and can be accessed on the Internet at any point, from wherever you are in the world. News Videos
10 Two-Minute Videos That Pave the Way to PBL in Your Classroom
Brilliant or Insane
DECEMBER 30, 2016
The post 10 Two-Minute Videos That Pave the Way to PBL in Your Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. Years ago, I decided to convert my boring traditional middle school classroom into a vibrant, student-centered, project-based learning environment. This was a monstrous undertaking that added a lot of stress to an already stress-filled job. Featured edchat PB
Cool new Google Slides video functionality!
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Google Slides recently added some new functionality for working with video. If, like me, you regularly use Slides as a platform for presenting, teaching or for sharing student projects, these new video features will come in mighty handy.Check out my little video tutorial. Here’s a review of what’s new: Thing #1 : You can bring videos in from your Google Drive.
Without Mentioning It, Google Silently Released a Pretty Awesome Video Editor
My Paperless Classroom
FEBRUARY 18, 2017
Are you looking for a simple video editing tool to use with your students for that once and done classroom project? The post Without Mentioning It, Google Silently Released a Pretty Awesome Video Editor appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Google Slides just might be the perfect fit. EdTech Innovations Google Education Google Slides
Best Education-Related Videos of 2014
User Generated Education
DECEMBER 18, 2014
I love end of year “best of” lists. My own list is what I found to be the most powerful education related videos of 2014. They all, in some way, address the mind, heart, and spirit of education. Each touched me in some way to help illuminate the purpose and core of education. Let me know of any others that you found of value during 2014! Malala Yousuf Nobel Prize Speech. Inspire Her Mind.
Visions, values and video streaming
Learning with 'e's
APRIL 15, 2016
Photo by Jimmy Rehak on Wikimedia Commons Visions, values and video streaming by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 EEES613 education learning live streaming philosophy politics practice school society theories Twitter values video visionsThere are two ways you can join in. Unported License.
YouTube Offers Free Music for your Classroom Videos
Class Tech Integrate
JUNE 2, 2015
One of the things that teachers and students often want to add to a video presentation is background music. Of course, this can become difficult when you want to post these videos to YouTube or any social media site. Do to copyright issues, you are not allowed to post videos with just any music added to them. YouTube actually gives you a solution to this problem!