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A new post & video tutorial by Tom Driscoll In my work with teachers around distance learning, I have been advocating for the creation of instructional videos that are tailored to their particular students.  One of the simplest and most effective ways to get up and running with video creation is actually with Google Meet!  […]

A new post & video tutorial by Tom Driscoll Screencastify is one of the most popular screencasting tools for educators, and for good reason!  It is a free Chrome extension that enables you to record your screen, add voiceover audio, and embed a webcam video.  There are also some annotation and editing tools built-in.  This […]

Google Calendar Appointment Slots X Google Meet by Greg Kulowiec At a time when teachers and students are connecting remotely due to school closings, synchronous video check-ins are becoming an increasingly normal part of the school day. However, whole group meetings can be challenging for teachers to manage and might not allow for the individual […]

A post by Avra Robinson When I was a little girl, my parents constantly encouraged me to be creative during play.   My mom and dad were both educators, and as such, they suggested constructive activities that rescued me from the inevitable boredom of the endless days of summer break.  Now, as an educator looking back […]

A guest post by Maggie Brennan Below are helpful tips to teach effectively to maximize learning, keep the attention of all the students, and manage various problems. This article is especially useful for teachers with little experience in online learning environments. By now you have probably given a few live online classes and are settling […]

Webinar Archive: Audio & Video EdTechTeacher was proud to host a free roundtable discussion with educational leaders from across the country who provided perspectives on virtual teaching and learning in the face of extended school closings prompted by the coranavirus. The leaders discussed the challenges and opportunities posed by the swift transition to virtual learning environments […]

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by: Tom Daccord A screencast is typically a short video recording of something transpiring on a computer screen or a mobile-device screen. It frequently includes audio narration and may also include text, music, images, and graphics.  Screencasting can be helpful in nearly every curriculum and grade level as a useful means of providing opportunities for […]

Audio & Closings

by Greg Kulowiec In these increasingly challenging times for educators, students and families, there has been an understandable focus placed on distance learning.  While it is safe to say that this is not an ideal time to introduce new edtech tools to students, educators may want to consider the role that audio can play in […]

Coronavirus & Remote Learning

by Tom Daccord As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., schools and districts are looking for ways to administer remote learning in an effort to keep their community safe.  To that end, we at EdTechTeacher have compiled a brief list of resources below: General information: Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs from the Center for […]

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