September 7, 2012
It’s been a relatively quiet week at EdTechTeacher, so that can only mean one thing: everyone is back in school! We hope that everyone is off to a good start, and look forward to seeing you in the coming months – either in person or online. In addition to our weekly resources, we have a few other news items and reminders.
iPad Summit Update – just the numbers
- There are exactly 60 DAYS until the start of the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit.
- Early Bird discounts are available for another 23 DAYS. Register soon to get your discount.
- After receiving over 80 responses to the Call for Proposals, we sent out acceptances on September 1st. The growing list of confirmed sessions is posed on the iPad Summit web site.
- We have 2 CONTESTS running until October 1st. Submit a blog post, project, photo, idea, video, audio, screencast… to win a 30% OFF Coupon to the iPad Summit. Visit the iPad Summit contest page for more details.
Teachers Explaining the Flipped Classroom with YouTube from Silvia
At the start of this school year, many teachers are switching from the traditional classroom set up, to a flipped classroom. As part of this change, many teachers are creating great videos to explain to students and parents what this involves. Take a look at some of these videos teachers have created. We think they are a great resource for teachers looking to explain this classroom teaching method in a simple and clear way…
Fall Webinar Series
The rest of the schedule for our FREE, live, Fall Webinar Series has been posted! Come join us in the coming weeks! Registration is now open.
If you missed either The Flipped Classroom or The App Backpack, all of our recordings are archived on our webinar page at EdTechTeacher.
Weekly Resources & Suggestions
Chris Lehman’s blog post on how he uses Google Forms & an iPad to conduct classroom walkthroughs.
Web based observation form that could be used on an iPad.
eCove app for teacher and student observations and walkthroughs.
This free app turns your iPad into a data logger.
This is the Pro version of DoodleCast for kids. It has some great features for students, and is free for a limited time.
Apps specifically outlined for Administrators
Evernote as an iPad Walkthrough platform. Also mentions Omni-focus to organize who has been observed.
Free lesson planning and screencasting tool for the iPad.
This app has some potential for physics curriculum. It’s free for now, but normally is a paid-for app.
Using Evernote for classroom walkthroughs.