All Blog Posts Tagged 'videos' (10)

The FUNdamentals of teacher webpages

Teacher webpages: Everyone's getting one, so you want to join the fun, right? 

Fantastic! But -- just like all best practice -- you have to have a plan when you start building your page.

Webpages are a great tool for communicating with students and their parents, but must be treated with careful thought, not just as a last-minute add-on accessory if…


Added by Michelle Vroom on September 21, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

PaperSlide Videos get kids Communicating, Collaborating and Creating!

As a fun activity in the short time we had between the end of PSSA's and the beginning of Marking Period 4, I challenged my 7th grade Mechanicsburg Middle School Pre-Algebra kids to research and create paperslide videos relating to a topic they had ALREADY learned during the year.  Prior to beginning, I showed the students what a paperslide video was, how it was made and what it should look like by USING paperslide examples. 

I allowed the students to create their own groups of 2 or 3…


Added by Michael Morret on March 31, 2012 at 5:35am — No Comments

Extensive Watching (move over books!)

The last few years, I've been very focused on the role and possibility of video in the classroom. Thus, my recent work developing EnglishCentral and my focus on the potential of a "Flipped Classroom".


I had an interesting skype…


Added by ddeubel on September 17, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments

Parent Night Activities: Getting Parents and Students Actively Involved

It's never too early in the year to begin thinking about Parent Night.


The thought of talking for an hour to a group of adults seems daunting. Even with children, I try to speak no more than five minutes before directing them to an activity that synthesizes what was shared.


I have parents and students do the talking. Here are some suggestions if you want to get parents and students more active in the process:


1. Have parents active from the…


Added by Janet Abercrombie on September 16, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Esl video and listening websites!!!

Hey!Today was one of the busiest and tiring days in my life.But you

know, the most important thing is that you shouldn't make your students

realize your situation.I did the same.Actually, when I start teaching ,I

forget all about my problems as I focus on my job.Anyway,I will

introduce you a few listening and esl video websites.I am so impatient

to share them with you:) Whatever.Let's start.Here is the first one… Continue

Added by Azize Besik on November 9, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Seven FREE Online Resources for Teachers

Yesterday I gave you my top seven cloud-based applications. Today, I decided to make that the first in a top seven series and offer you my top seven online resources for teachers. All of these are sites I've used in the past to find lesson ideas, videos, or interactive elements that I could use in my classroom, and all…


Added by Derrick Waddell on July 26, 2010 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Students Must Own Their Learning | e-Learning Today TV

Click here to view show notes, including the best part - the links.

Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 23, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Technology as a Learning Tool

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 15, 2010 at 7:47am — No Comments

Using Music in 2.0 without Copyright Infringement Worries

Hi, my name is Grace Oh, and I head the education program for a company called Musicshake. Musicshake is a super-easy, user-friendly music making program that students can use to create their own music. We have over 550,000 different music blocks, and each block is an individual instrument sound, or sound effect, that is then mixed, matched, and layered to create your own original music.

We own all the copyrights to our music so we can grant our users the peace of mind of using… Continue

Added by Grace Oh on January 22, 2009 at 10:19am — No Comments

Free Web 2.0 Video Service for Educators

Animoto provides a free Web 2.0 video service for educators.

Videos can be made from images and music can be added as a sound track.

Student videos can be as short as 30 seconds or longer.

Students can make videos of their class projects and embed them in a class Wiki, blog, or in a multimedia presentation.

The flexibility and ease of this service adds a new dimension for teachers and their… Continue

Added by David Wetzel on September 25, 2008 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

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