5 YouTube Features Every Teacher Should Know How to Use – Education Article

Are you making some this summer or helping others make and publish videos this summer? If so, here are some YouTube settings that you should know and or pass along to your colleagues. Privacy and Comments Settings You can publish your videos and not allow comments to be posted under them. I use that setting all the time. You can also make your videos completely unlisted so that they don’t appear in search results. You’ll find both of those settings…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed school leaders, teachers, students and parents in the United States to respond in different ways to “shelter in place / shelter at home” mandates. It has pushed many K-12 teachers into the role of “emergency remote learning” instructors, even if the courses they teach were never intended to be “online” or “distance learning” courses, and irrespective of whether or not those instructors had past experiences as either students or teachers in distance learning courses. Some…

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The Educator’s Guide To Using Video In Teaching And Learning – The Edublogger – Education Article

In an era of remote teaching and learning due to the global pandemic, teachers and students are relying on video more than ever before. Video in education can mean a lot of things: Teachers finding and sharing videos someone else has made Educators creating their own videos, often as a screencast or piece to camera Teachers hosting video conferences Students creating their own videos — tutorials, reflections, stop motion, animation or more Video is an everyday part of most students’…

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How to Quickly Turn Your Slides Into Narrated Videos – Education Article

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2 Tools for Recording Video Lessons – Education Article

Creating videos used to be quite a chore (remember the days of bulky recording equipment, editing, uploading, etc) and it required a special skill set. Thankfully, advances in technology have made video recording accessible to all with just a few clicks. As more and more instruction moves online, educators are looking to screencasting as an easy option for creating videos for and with students. There are many tools to choose from, but in the video that follows, I’ll introduce two…

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What’s On My Desktop – Tools I Use for Teaching Online – Education Article

For the last ten years I’ve taught online professional development courses, spoken at countless virtual events, and now due to the COVID-19 pandemic I’m teaching high school computer science classes online. The transition wasn’t too hard for me to make partly because I had experience teaching online and partly because I already had the equipment in place. Here’s a run-down of the equipment that use for teaching online. A few tips on using the equipment are also included below. Microphone…

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The Answer to the Question I Was Asked the Most Last Week – Education Article

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Three Ways to Quickly Create Video Lessons – Education Article

This afternoon I was informed that my school is closing for two weeks. This has left a lot of people wondering how to quickly put together some online lessons. I plan to use a lot of video over the next couple of weeks. If you’d like to do the same, here are three quick methods for creating video lessons. Make Video Lessons Without Recording Your Own Video EDpuzzle is a great tool for creating video lessons without having to record videos…

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Resources For Teaching Online Due To School Closures – The Edublogger – Education Article

How would you feel if someone said you need to change your whole approach to teaching immediately? Imagine if, instead of interacting face to face with students in your classroom, you had to create and deliver a virtual program.  Perhaps you’d feel nervous? Overwhelmed? Excited? Unqualified? Inspired? Or perhaps plain lost. Online learning is fast becoming a reality for hundreds of millions of students worldwide. Teachers, students, families, administrators, departments, and whole communities are being forced to respond and adapt…

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How to Increase Engagement With School Newsletters and Social Media Posts – Education Article

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Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar! Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. Each year I meet younger and younger learners who have their own YouTube Channels. Not surprisingly, Forbes reported that the highest paid YouTube star of 2018 was 7 year-old Ryan of the Ryan Toyreviews Channel. 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…

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How to Create Interactive Videos, Three Options – Education Article

This year I’ve become a big fan of the PowerCert Animated Videos YouTube channel as the videos on it have helped me explain some important concepts in my Intro to Computer Science courses. Sometimes getting an explanation from someone other than me helps my students understand a concept a little better. Throughout the year I have either shown one of the videos in class or used one in a lesson that distribute through EDpuzzle. EDpuzzle is a free service for creating video-based lessons.…

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Three Good Ways to Make Stop Motion Videos – Education Article

Creating a stop-motion video or a time-lapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story in the style of Gumby. Making stop-motion and time-lapse videos can also be a good way for students to demonstrate how a lengthy process works without making people watch a long video. Here are three good and easy-to-use tools for making stop motion videos. Cloud Stop Motion At the recommendation of Danny Nicholson I recently tried a new stop motion tool called Cloud Stop Motion.…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

“Fair Use” provisions of U.S. copyright law as they pertain the creation and sharing of multimedia by students and teachers in schools present important topics which are sometimes still misunderstood by educators at different levels. In this post, I’m going to share an excellent “fair use” example of a student and teacher created remix song and video, based on the Disney song “In the Jungle” from The Lion King, at an Oklahoma school. I’ll also share a recent news headline…

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Ten Things You Can Do With Canva in Your Classroom – Education Article

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