For years, people have asked me how they can make #EduGIFs like mine. When I respond and say “I make them in Camtasia,” there’s normally a 2-3 minute delay while they look up the cost of Camtasia. Then, there’s another question: “Any less expensive options?” Camtasia is a fantastic piece of software and is 100% … Continue reading Make #EduGIFs in WeVideo!
This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. I am absolutely geeking out about Screencastify giving users of its FREE plan the ability to export their screencasts as GIFs! For years, people have asked me how they can make GIFs like the ones that I make, but for free. I’ve always had multiple tools … Continue reading Awesome Classroom Uses of #EduGIFs Created with Screencastify
What: The #EduGIFAcademy: Eye-Catching Screencasts & GIFs with Camtasia Online Course!! Who: Anyone looking to have their content noticed by an audience – students, adult learners or customers! When: July 13 – August 7 Time: Estimated 11.5 hours (will vary). All can be done asynchronously, but there will be 5 live webinars (about 30-60 minutes each). Each … Continue reading The #EduGIFAcademy!
When I started using Edpuzzle years ago it was, I’ll shamefully admit, to make sure my students were complying with my directions to watch a video. But I soon discovered that the questions that you can embed in those videos are really good for formative assessment and providing feedback (or feedforward as I often call … Continue reading Assessment + Feedback in EdPuzzle
This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. A while back, I shared about using EquatIO in Google Forms. I also mentioned how well it works in Google Slides, Docs, Sheets, and Drawings, as well as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Office 365 applications. But what about elsewhere? What about Jamboard? Whiteboard.Chat? … Continue reading The EquatIO® Web Toolbar
If you’re anything like me, you need more when you’re teaching, especially if it’s remote, hybrid, or concurrent teaching. More coffee. More time. More money in your paycheck. More aspirin. More screen space. Well, I can’t help with the first 4, but I can help you with the last one. Did you know that you can … Continue reading Present Google Slides in a Partial Screen
Google Jamboard is a good tool for collaborative activities in the classroom or virtual learning environment, but it’s missing some features that could make it an amazing tool. Among those absent features is the ability to design your frames (the “slides” in a “Jam”) in ways that you might design a Google Slide. Well, don’t … Continue reading Create Google Jamboard Backgrounds in Google Slides
This is NOT a sponsored post. However, when it was initially posted, mote did provide me with access to an Unlimited account to try it out + is gave away FREE 1-year Unlimited licenses to 5 of my readers! (those prizes have already been given out) All opinions in the post, however, are my own. … Continue reading Easily Add Audio in Google Slides with mote!
This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. For years, one of the most common questions that I heard as an educational technology trainer, speaker, and coach was “I’m a math teacher. How can I use edtech in my class?” I had lots of answers that I was excited about. I advocated … Continue reading Using EquatIO® to Support Digital Math Instruction
This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. Did you know that Book Creator books could contain more than just text? Like, way more? Back in the day, when I first saw Jon Smith present about Book Creator, I was so jealous that it wouldn’t work with my classroom-cart of Chromebooks. Nowadays, … Continue reading 16 types of Media you can add in Book Creator!