The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord’s blog, Leading Innovations in Schools: From Someday to Monday.
This fall, as part of our #ETTchat series, Communications Editor James Daley will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this post, he interviews Avra Robinson, about screencasting in the classroom. Screencasting is the use of a specialized tool to record a computer screen while performing […]
This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Screencasts are typically short video recordings of what is taking place on the screen of a computer or mobile device. They provide students with a dynamic way to make thinking visible, as they can demonstrate what they know through a variety of modalities such as drawing, typing, voice […]
This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Recently, I published 10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers. Suzy Brooks (@SimplySuzy) first introduced me to the concept of using technology to create learning centers through her creative use of her SMARTBoard. She designed opportunities for her students to work independently or in small groups at the board to […]
This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. I have long been a fan of Jing, TechSmith’s free screen capture software. It’s a fast and easy way to grab a quick screenshot or record a video on the fly. Recently, TechSmith upgraded Jing to include a FREE membership to Screencast.com; you now get 2GB of […]
At EdTechTeacher, when we talk about creating student-centric learning environments, we like to encourage educators to find creative ways to allow students to communicate and collaborate both in person as well as online. This week, Co-Founder Justin Reich presented Are Great Wikis Born or Made? via Skype as a guest presenter in Steven McGee’s Teaching with […]