Learning and Reflecting with Video

A Principal's Reflections

I remember like it was yesterday when I began blogging back in 2009. In my quest to practice what I preach and grow, I have begun to utilize video as a means to articulate ideas, share my learning, and openly reflect. Once the live video on Periscope ends it archives on my phone.

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The Essential Tools For The Connected Teacher-Part 4

The Web20Classroom

First, a video. And now you can upload video. The Digital Classroom-Animoto is a guide I created, walking users through the sign-up process and through the creation of the first video.

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The PLN Is Powerful.

The Web20Classroom

A while back I did a video about what my PLN Means To Me Several people have also made videos about their PLN, all of them worth a look.

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Edublog Award Thank You!

The Web20Classroom

There were so many awesome blogs, Tweeps, social networking services, audio and video sites that were nominated. I did a short video this morning expressing my gratitude. Last night was the Edublog Awards Ceremony.

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Winner of the Smart Software Contest Announced

The Web20Classroom

Pleasant Elementary in Ontario, Canada submitted a great video on how his students use Smart Products everyday. A while back I had the chance to give away over $1400 in Smartech Software. The competition was stiff and the decision was tough. Dustin Carson from Mt.

A Common Sense Approach To Internet Safety

The Web20Classroom

Google and Common Sense Media make that job a little easier with the video I have embedded below. The video also speaks directly to kids, telling them why it''s important to keep their information private and how to do it. you might could use this video.

Google Tools For The New Year

The Web20Classroom

Here is a short video on how it works: There is a huge amount of information stored on each Living Stories page like quotes, multimedia, important characters, and more, all, linked out so you can find more information. Everyone has got one. A Year in Review.

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It's Great And All, But What About My Privacy?

The Web20Classroom

Here is the Official Video with some pretty cool examples. One of Google''s core missions is to catalog and categorize the world''s knowledge. They are well on their way with their in-depth search products, real-time search , book search , product search and more.

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20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students

Nik Peachey

Here are some links to useful free video communication tools that you could use for these activities. EyeJot is another simple video email app which also has a mobile version. Chinese - video dictation - whispers - Use the video email feature to record a short text.

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Getting Video Tasks Online

Nik Peachey

I've been aware of 280Slides for some time now, but haven't really tried to use it much as I'm a very keen user of Keynote on my MAC, but this week I was looking around for ways to get video type lessons online and discovered what an incredibly easy and useful tool 280Slides is for this.

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New Posted Resources 12/04/2009

The Web20Classroom

'Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense | Video on TED.com tags : TED , SixthSense , favorite Google Tools for Teachers (NCTE 2009) tags : Google , resources , favorite 5 Google Wave Gadgets that You Will Most Likely Use tags : googlewave , favorite Open Thinking Wiki tags : digitalstorytelling , favorite Facebook privacy: a guide tags : facebook , favorite Educational Videos – The Best Educational Videos Online | Educational Videos Directory tags : video , favorite How to unblock Glogster EDU | Glogster tags : glogster , favorite Dodging Bullets in Presentations tags : powerpoint , presentation , presentations , favorite The 1900 House - Home tags : history , favorite Another Wordle tip tags : wordle , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

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New Posted Resources 12/10/2009

The Web20Classroom

Teachers say texting can be good for teens - CharlotteObserver.com tags : texting , favorite edchat / 12-8-2009 - 7 PM EST - Balancing need for learning vs security and safety tags : edchat , favorite NETS Implementation - Videos of NETS•S in Action tags : ISTE , Nets , standards , videos , favorite 4Kids.org TechKNOWLEDGEy! Digitally Speaking / Various Digital Tools and Tricks tags : web , 2.0 , resources , favorite OMG!

New Posted Resources 12/05/2009

The Web20Classroom

Learn how to utilize it in your classroom with free videos, activities and more from CDW-G and Discovery Education. Prestwick Cafe: Building Something New: There’s Always Demolition Required tags : change , favorite Web 2.0 is highly interactive, accessible and collaborative. tags : web2.0 , resources , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

New Posted Resources 12/17/2009

The Web20Classroom

'A Subjective History of Tech In Schools tags : technology , sarcasm , favorite Internet Safety: Information for educators and librarians tags : cybersafety , favorite Classroom Performance System/CPS Clickers tags : CPS , favorite Teacher Training Videos tags : tutorials , videos , favorite Portfolios (Authentic Assessment Toolbox) tags : portfolis , assessment , favorite Google Docs (Google Workshops For Educators) tags : googledocs , favorite Conduct Virtual Field Trips tags : virtualfieldtrips , favorite Classroom Assessment | Basic Concepts Summative assessments are typically used to evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs and services at the end of an academic year or at a pre-determined time. The goal of summative assessments is to make a judgment of student competency after an instructional phase is complete tags : assessment , favorite The Math Forum Internet Mathematics Library tags : mathematics , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

New Posted Resources 11/24/2009

The Web20Classroom

'Images of PLC/PLN''s tags : PLC , gallery , favorite The Ultimate Guide to Google Earth for Educators tags : Google , Googleearth , favorite Digital History Reader tags : history , socialstudies , primarysources , favorite Tech-Ease: Video Tutorials tags : tutorials , resources , web2.0 , favorite The Core Rules of Netiquette "THE CORE RULES OF NETIQUETTE" tags : netiquette , rules , etiquette , safety , favorite Algebra Math Games tags : algebra , games , favorite Bloom Taxonomy Book Review Questions "Bloom''s Taxonomy Book Review Questions" tags : bloom , taxonomy , favorite Creating+Tours+in+Google+Earth+Alma+Row.pdf (application/pdf Object) tags : web2.0 , google , Googleearth , favorite About Google Earth Tutorials - Google Earth Tutorials tags : tutorials , googleearth , google , resources , favorite Chartle.net - interactive charts online! tags : charts , graphs , web2.0 , visualization , graphing , tools , Math , favorite GetNetWise | You''re one click away tags : internetsafety , privacy , favorite Research on Twitter and Microblogging tags : twitter , research , microblogging , socialnetworking , socialmedia , favorite Let''s Go! Google Earth and GIS Resources tags : google , Googleearth , gis , favorite Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects "Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects" tags : tools , web2.0 , technology , favorite Web 2.0 & ePortfolios tags : web2.0 , portfolio , e-portfolio , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.'

What Do You Mean I Can't Twitter?

The Web20Classroom

Persons caught taking photos, video, or audio recordings with any device or transmitting such information with any device will be escorted out of the hall or rooms and not be allowed room re-entry. This morning I read a great post from Steve Wheeler over at his blog, Learning With ''e''s. The post deals with a ban of social media during the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society Cell Biology.

The Edublog Awards

The Web20Classroom

These awards celebrate "the achievements of edubloggers, twitterers, podcasters, video makers, online communities, wiki hosts and other web based users of educational technology." Its that time of year again for the Annual Edublog Awards. Here are my nominations: Best Teacher Blog- Philly Teacher - Mary Beth Hertz is a Computer Science Teacher in an elementary school in West Philadelphia. She writes about technology, teaching, and the blending of the two in her classroom and school.

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Google Teacher Academy Video Application

The Electric Educator

I spent most of today working on a one minute video as part of my application for the 2009 Google Teacher Academy in Boulder, Colorado. Creating a 1 minute video may be one of the most difficult video projects I have ever done!

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Jing Video Tutorials

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Jing is a free tool from TechSmith that allows you to capture the screen on your computer to create a video tutorial. You do have to record your voice to narrate your video tutorial, but after a little practice this becomes more comfortable. Here is a Jing tutorial created to demonstrate how to upload a PowerPoint slide to a shared GoogleDoc Presentation. To learn more about Jing, go to Jing, by TechSmith

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Can Music Aid Memory of Text?

Nik Peachey

Related links: Karaoke with a Social Network Transcribed Videos for EFL ESL Great New Karaoke Site Another Great New Karaoke Site Music related activities for students Best Nik Peachey. This is a really interesting site that I spotted a little while back.

10 Teacher Development Task for Web 2.0 Tools

Nik Peachey

I will also be hosting a teacher development week using and discussing these tasks and the related tools from 7th to 15th December 2009 on the SEETA Moodle site: [link] so by all means come along for that if you want to share ideas and learn a bit more together.

Using Wise Quotes with EFL ESL Students

Nik Peachey

Here's a video showing how you can use it. I've always found wise (and sometimes not so wise) quotes really useful, both within the classroom with students and as a way of introducing a topic when writing materials.

Handheld Digital Magazines - An Intriguing Concept

EdTechSandyK

Being that it''s almost 2010, it''s somehow appropriate to blog about this really cool concept video that came across my Twitter stream via @levarburton (Yep, of Roots , Reading Rainbow , and Star Trek fame!). I was fascinated by this video and the digital magazine concept.

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SixthSense: The Next Evolutionary Leap in Personal Computing & (Hopefully) Edtech?

EdTechSandyK

When looking at my #edtech search, I came across a tweet that actually sent me to the second of the two videos below, which then sent me on a rabbit trail I''m excited to have gone down. I should be studying, but I made the "miskate" of checking my Twitter streams first this morning.

Reflecting Upon Teaching With Technology

EdTechSandyK

This Vision for 21st Century Learning video was intriguing to me, as it shows a possibility for authentic learning and assessment through simulations which would connect students to the ancient world.

Daniel Pink on Importance of Intrinsic Motivation in 21st Century

EdTechSandyK

This video is almost 19 minutes long.and worth every second of the watch. I just watched the video for the first time and want to take some time to digest. I came across this video on Doug Johnson''s Blue Skunk Blog, where he also shares some thoughts.

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Did You Know? 4.0 - Shift Happens

EdTechSandyK

This video, also known in some incarnations as Shift Happens , started out as a PowerPoint presentation by Karl Fisch at a high school faculty meeting in 2006 and was later remixed by Scott McLeod. Since then, these men have continued to collaborate on updates to the video.

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Creating an Online Journal for CPD

Nik Peachey

Related links: A Complete EFL Teacher Training Course Online Using wikis for teacher development Create your own social network 7 steps Three Views of the Future of English Language Teaching Teachers' Stories ELT classroom videos Social Networks and the Web 2.0

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Revising Short Texts and Syntax on IWB

Nik Peachey

Here's a short video showing you how to use it. You can download a copy of the video here and copy suitable for iPod here. WordMagnets is a really useful tool that students can either use alone on a computer, or that you can use in class with a projector or IWB.

Using Online Sticky Noticeboards

Nik Peachey

The sticky notes are quite simple, you just add some text and you can either link to an image, a video or a web page. We can create video tasks and get students to post responses to the wall by leaving it open for everyone to contribute.

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9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

To see it in action, view the video below: The possibilities for exchange programs, 21st century pen pals, and language classes are endless. It has been great watching the stream of potential uses for Google Wave roll in. I wish that I had more than nine invitations to give out!

Networked Student

EdTechSandyK

This video does a nice job of showing how a student with 21st century learning tools at his fingertips can construct and become a participant in an authentic learning experience. Thanks to this post at mguhlin.org where I found the video. Oh, Wow!

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The Three R's Are So 20th Century.

EdTechSandyK

Warlick does a great job of explaining why and what the new definitions need to be in the video below. Great overview of the educational challenge before us.

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Brainstorm and Debate Collaboratively

Nik Peachey

This morning I spotted Solvr on MakeUseOf and decided to give it a try. Solvr is a free easy and interesting way to collaboratively brainstorm and attempt to solve problems online. It's very simple set up. You just got to [link] type your problem into the field and then click 'Start'.

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Safely Blogging with Students

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Blogging and Video Teachers often ask for my assistance in posting videos for students to watch on their blogs. I think there is most likely a better tool to create a collection of videos for students to watch at home, and that will be explored next on this blog, so stay tuned.