Google Forms Basics in 7 Steps [infographic] - Teacher Tech Here is how to quickly make a basic Google Form in 7 steps. Link to Infographic forms.google.com Start by going to forms.google.com and choose to “Start a new form.” The Form is created in Google Drive.
8 Tools to Create How-To Videos for Students Are you empowering your students as creators? One of my favorite ways to set a purpose for learning is to have students show off what they’ve mastered. You can use technology tools to create how-to videos! Here Is A Very Good Tool for Adding Annotations and Comments to Videos June 7, 2016 VideoAnt is a good tool for adding annotations and comments to web-hosted videos. It supports annotation of different video files as well as YouTube videos. VideoAnt has its own specific terminology: for example, Ants refer to VideoAnt annotated videos and Ant Farm is your account dashboard. To be able to save and access your collection of Ants, you will need to have your own free account. VideoAnts is also ideal for blended and flipped classrooms. The way VideoAnt works is very simple.
iKlip A/V - Video smartphone holder with built-in mic preamp Take your best shots! iKlip A/V is a complete mobile solution for professional audio and video recording with your smartphone. An industry first, it's a system that now gives you the ability to capture and monitor pro-quality audio on the go thanks to an integrated high-quality mic preamp and built-in wireless receiver support. With iKlip A/V you can take your best shot, capture your best take and get professional broadcast-ready results with just your smartphone and your favorite microphone. Want to increase your production quality while decreasing your budget? Getting Started with EdPuzzle – Teachers Vs Zombies When I first began using station-rotation blended learning in my classroom, I worked in a district that had purchased licenses for Compass Learning Odyssey. Compass was mainly used as a credit recovery curriculum, but I was able to pull out specific lessons relevant to the content standards I was teaching in my traditional English 9 & 10 classes. Initially, I used these lessons during the Headphones station in my classroom. (You can learn more about the Headphones Station’s role in blended learning on this blog post.) As I began integrating more project-based learning into my classes, I discovered that sometimes I needed shorter videos or videos on topics that were not covered in Compass, such as growth mindset and 20Time project ideas.
Record Your Desktop with These 12 Great Screencasting Apps Need to record your desktop? Perhaps you’re demonstrating how to use an app so you can upload the clip to YouTube, or you just need to show a friend or colleague how to do something relatively simple, but can only do that by recording and sharing the clip. Everything You Need To Know About Uploading Videos To YouTube Everything You Need To Know About Uploading Videos To YouTube One of the best websites that we have available to us is YouTube. You can find a vast amount of content from useful information to cute and funny videos, like kittens.
5 Great Web Tools for Creating Video Lessons December 2 , 2015 We have curated for you today a list of some very helpful tools to use to create interactive video lessons. These tools are particularly ideal for blended and flipped classrooms. You can use them to transform passive video content into interactive and engaging learning experiences by adding features such as questions, comments, hotspots, links, text and many more. You can also use them to create video quizzes to share with students in class.
My Five Favorite Classtools.net Tools There are dozens of great game builders, writing templates, and handy classroom tools on Classtools.net. I've tried nearly all of them over the years. My five favorite Classtools tools are featured below. Mission MapQuest is a great tool for map-based quizzes and games. The concept behind it is simple, you create a series of clues that your students need to follow to identify places around the world. How to Use Padlet in the Classroom: A Fantastic Teaching Tool Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. Let’s dive into Padlet and Learn the Basics. At the bottom of this post, I have a Padlet that is temporarily open for you to post and share your favorite edtech tools. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, spent some time teaching the teachers at my school about Padlet. I’ve got some notes in this article that he mentioned in the workshop to give him due credit. Richard has a fantastic blog, and I highly recommend it.