Videos: Why, How, Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, videos were used only for a few reasons: to teach historical events, as a prize for something students did well, or for the sub to fill the time while I was out. Why use videos. How to use videos. 3 Great Video Tools that Modify and Redefine Learning.

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10 live video streams for students

Ditch That Textbook

The post 10 live video streams for students appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. eLearning Video in the classroom video live streamsA school bus isn't required for a fun educational experience! Live streams can be a great way to connect students to people, places and events.

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Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. This year make a goal of motivating students to share their knowledge through a video project. In my books find lesson plans, handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Video Projects from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials. No need for you to create the videos.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Video directions are a game-changer. Instead of typing out step-by-step directions, record a quick 30-60 second video explaining the steps. Second, video directions put the students in control. Teachers can create two types of video directions using Screencastify.

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How to Teach With Videos

Ask a Tech Teacher

A topic I get a lot of questions on lately is videos. I 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.

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9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, videos were a rarity. But the excuse I used, as did most of my colleagues, was: It takes too much time to find the right videos to support so many different personal demands. Videos can be searched by topic or decade. C-Span video library.

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8 YouTube-inspired classroom video ideas

Ditch That Textbook

Students watch LOTS of YouTube videos. Certain types of YouTube videos are VERY popular. Here are some classroom video ideas based on them. The post 8 YouTube-inspired classroom video ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Student engagement Video in the classroomYou've probably heard that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world. You can also probably imagine how much of a behemoth YouTube has become.

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Game Jam: Creating a Video Game

User Generated Education

The game categories were: Board, Card, Action, and Video games. I encouraged my 5th and 6th grade gifted learners at one of my schools to enter the video game category. I scaffolded instruction (described below) but they created their story narratives, storyboards, and video games.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Classroom video calls. You can do this. Here’s how.

Ditch That Textbook

Chances are, you're already doing video calls in your personal life. Here's how.Chances are, you’re already using video calls in your personal life. The post Classroom video calls. Using them in the classroom is easier than you might think!

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Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

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Individual Student Video Meetings

EdTechTeacher

At a time when teachers and students are connecting remotely due to school closings, synchronous video check-ins are becoming an increasingly normal part of the school day. The post Individual Student Video Meetings appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. Suggested guide to video searching. Effectively using educational videos could become a large burden or blessing to teachers.

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Learning and Reflecting with Video

A Principal's Reflections

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. When you think about the potential video has to articulate a message, it makes sense to harness its power.

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Students Learning with Video Projects #EdtechMissions

Teacher Reboot Camp

In today’s #EdtechMissions chat we shared ideas for learning with video projects. In my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , students learn these skills by completing missions to produce a newscast and create a video tutorial.

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Cute Video on Keyboarding

Ask a Tech Teacher

From Kidztype , a 1.5-minute video on the essence of keyboarding. Enjoy! –Full disclosure: Kidztype is an Ask a Tech Teacher sponsor. More keyboarding: Keyboarding 101. Touch Typing Basics from KidzType. My Students Think Hunt-and-Peck is Good Enough. What do I do?

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6 Awesome (and free) Video-editing apps.

EdTech4Beginners

Science week is coming up at my school and the students have to make a video of an investigation / experiment. Magisto is such an amazing app; it intuitively knows what to do with your videos and photos. This app makes video-editing a breeze. This video-editor is made by GoPro.

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7 Tips for Making Great Student “Pitch” Videos

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As I’ve recently blogged about several contests where students create “pitch” videos for learning, some teachers probably want some advice on creating such a “pitch” video. Student video contests can be fun.

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10 Inspirational Videos for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

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. I came across it as I was embedding the videos above.

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The best way to learn – video textbooks!

EdTech4Beginners

At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Clutch videos are specific to each textbook’s chapters full of detailed explanations of its content. Following the videos, Clutch offers a variety of practice problems with their own in-depth videos of solutions.

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Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

Then turn a version of this list into a rubric for students to evaluate their peers’ video commercials and for you to evaluate their projects. Find more tips and resources for student video projects here. The Smartie Pen -Video commericial project from Esther Seo on Vimeo.

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8 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Animated Character Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Plotagon (web/iOS/Android)- create animated videos by choosing a scene, creating and adding actors, and writing the dialogue. Powtoon – Create fun animated videos with a library of music, text, and characters to choose from or upload images.

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10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom. There are plenty of reasons why videos are great educational tools, and there are many tools on the web to help provide you with video content. Learn Storytelling: Videos are stories in motion.

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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

Ditch That Textbook

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.

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Increase Engagement in Video Conferencing Sessions with Mentimeter

Catlin Tucker

As much as I like the chat and basic polling features in video conferencing platforms, like Zoom and Google Meet, I wanted something more dynamic. I also share my screen, so their responses are projected via the video conferencing platform we are using.

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Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… [and] video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” – Dan Patterson. make it easy for anyone to quickly produce, publish, and share their videos. Chances are your students have already produced their own videos and shared them with the world. So why not have your students share their knowledge through video projects? Teaching with Videos from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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50 ideas for using video in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Video is an incredibly effective medium for showcasing something that we want to share with others. We send videos we create or find to our friends and family through various social media platforms. Videos help us tell our story. Adding video to a lesson can increase the engagement […]. They allow us to share our voice.

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3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely. #1 If teachers are planning to use video conference to simply transfer information (e.g., lectures or mini-lessons), I would suggest recording a video and allowing students to self-pace through that video.

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“Not Normal” [Video]

The CoolCatTeacher

The post “Not Normal” [Video] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We spend way too much time trying to be normal.

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Video Game Design with Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

Create a Video. The following video and articles were reviewed with the learners: How To Write A Good Game Story – [link]. Learners used Storyboard That to create the storyboards for their video games. Create a Video Game.

Zoom Video Tutorials for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Zooms seems to be leading the current video conferencing revolution with more and more users drawing on its services to connect, work, and socialize. 2020 Distance learning Video conferencing tools

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