Using Loom Pro (Free for Educators!) in the Classroom!

For years I recommended Screencastify as the best, if not only, screencasting tool for the classroom. Well, times have changed. It’s still one of the best, but it’s certainly not the only. When more educators than ever before turned to screencasting to deliver content to their students in the Spring of 2020, many flocked to … Continue reading Using Loom Pro (Free for Educators!) in the Classroom!

#EduDuctTape Season 2 Finale – Listener Success Stories & The Season 2 Giggle Mix

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15100628/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/ffab40/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/eduducttape/EduDuctTape_S02-E043_Season_Finale.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”ffab40″ libsyn_item_id=”15100628″ /] #EduDuctTape S02-E043 In the Season 2 Finale Episode, I share “success stories” from 8 educator listeners. The listeners share about uses of CommonSense Media, Code.org, Dash, Ozobot, Spheros, Shapegrams, Bitmoji, Quizizz, brain science, Google Forms, Choice Boards, WeVideo, Screencastify, Flipgrid, … Continue reading #EduDuctTape Season 2 Finale – Listener Success Stories & The Season 2 Giggle Mix

Make #EduGIFs in WeVideo!

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!

10 Tips for Supporting Students with Special Needs in #RemoteLearning

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

#EduDuctTape Live Mini 010: Dan Stitzel

Today’s mini-episode was actually recorded back in early January before most people were aware of the coronavirus and well before the possibility of extended school closures came to those of us in the states. Ironically, I think that the strategies that Dan shared back in January could be incredibly useful in #RemoteLearning. If you are … Continue reading #EduDuctTape Live Mini 010: Dan Stitzel

16+ Formative Assessment Tools for #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!

#EduDuctTape Episode 39, Part 2: Remote Learning!

In the 2nd part of episode 17 of Season 2, I continue my focus on the use of technology for #RemoteLearning, #HomeLearning or #DistanceLearning in the age of school closures for the coronavirus (covid-19).  Multiple guests share their advice for formatively assessing students in these scenarios. Tools discussed include Quizizz, Zoom, Google Forms, Google Classroom, … Continue reading #EduDuctTape Episode 39, Part 2: Remote Learning!

#EduDuctTape Episode 39, Part 1: Remote Learning!

The 17th episode of Season 2 is the 1st part of a special episode focusing on the use of technology for #RemoteLearning or #DistanceLearning in the age of school closures for the coronavirus (covid-19).  Multiple guests share their advice for using live, synchronous video in these circumstances. We discuss StreamYard, OBS, Zoom, Google Meet, Screencastify … Continue reading #EduDuctTape Episode 39, Part 1: Remote Learning!

Audio in the Classroom!

This is a sponsored post. All opinions and ideas (unless otherwise cited), however, are my own. It seems like we are in a renaissance period for audio. Despite the dominance of videos and pictures (hello, TikTok, SnapChat and Instagram…), people are increasingly turning to audio for communication, learning, sharing and entertainment. Podcast listenership continues to … Continue reading Audio in the Classroom!