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!
This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. Versatile. Practical. Powerful. Convenient. FREE. If you use any of those words in the description of an educational technology tool, my ears immediately perk up. And, when Wakelet came out a few years ago, my ears were up and alert. But when they announced … Continue reading 19 Ways to use Wakelet Spaces in Your School or Class!
The EduGIF below shows the 4 Most Important Keyboard Shortcuts. Below the GIF, I’ve got a list of the 4 shortcuts. Ctrl + c (or command + c) – Copy selected or highlighted text or objects Ctrl + v (or command + v) – Paste copied or cut text or objects Ctrl + z … Continue reading The 4 Most Important Keyboard Shortcuts
Sometimes when I’m working on a project in Google Sheets, I shade cells a certain color to visually organize them. I’ve always wished that there was a way to just see the green ones. Or the red ones. Or the yellow ones. Sure, I could add some kind of indicator in a separate cell that … Continue reading Filtering by Color in Google Sheets
Over the last month or so, educators across most countries have been scrambling to figure out how to deliver content and assignments to students at home, how to connect with them via live video, and how to make sure they were safe and sound. While we could certainly debate which of these are and are … Continue reading 10 Tips for Supporting Students with Special Needs in #RemoteLearning
Wow. March 2020 has been quite a month. And buckle up, folks, because it looks like April is going to be more of the same. For many educators, that means screencasts of lessons, assignments in learning management systems, and lots of time on Zoom or Google Meet. But what about Formative Assessment? If we’re going … Continue reading 16+ Formative Assessment Tools for #RemoteLearning!
If awesome features of Quizizz was a topic on Family Feud, I’m pretty confident that the memes would make it up onto the board. But I’m definitely confident that your students would love it if they were working on a Quizizz set as part of their #RemoteLearning (or whatever you prefer to call it) and were … Continue reading Spice Up Remote Learning Formative Assessments with Customized Quizizz Memes!
Two and a half years ago, I made an #EduGIF about adding timers to Google Slides using YouTube Videos and posted it on my site. Well, it’s time to introduce a new option. Clay Smith is an educator in New York City. He’s also a talented coder. And that coding talent extends to gSuite Add-Ons … Continue reading Slides Timer Extension