November 2, 2013

Weekly Resources to Kick Off November
What a week! We wrapped up our Connected Educator Month webinar series, continued to do workshops with schools, and SOLD OUT the Boston iPad Summit! Limited space is still available in some of the Pre-Conference workshops, but register soon! iPad Summit San Diego is also kicking into full gear. The Call for Proposals closes on December 2nd and Early Bird Registration runs through January 3rd.

From the EdTechTeacher Team

We had a great webinar this week. Tom Daccord hosted Patrick Larkin, Carl Hooker, and guest -Eric Scheninger to discuss Connected Administrators. It was also a busy week of writing. Check out some of the latest articles from the team.
iMovie + iOS7 + AirDrop + App Smashing
Once again, Greg Kulowiec offers up excellent tutorials and examples for App Smashing - this time with the updated iMovie.
Defining Paperless 2.0
"We have to break the 8.5x11 mindset," writes Shawn McCusker as he explores the evolution of "going paperless."
The Flipped Mobile Classroom: Learning "Upside Down"
"If we take the time to make our content available outside of class, what does learning look in school?" Beth Holland tackles this question in this Edutopia post.
How To Use Crowdsourcing In The Classroom
Holly Clark discusses how find outside experts and use the wisdom of a network to find  answers and ask better questions in this Edudemic post.
5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPad
Samantha Morra offers up five excellent recommendations for digital storytelling with iPads.
Being Digitally Naked – Are We Too Connected?
Carl Hooker describes his experience being "unplugged" during the recent Mobile 2013 Experience conference.
Pediatricians Release New Media Policy Statement
Justin Reich raises excellent questions about the new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Resources from the Web

Common Core & Ed Tech: Doctopus to Manage Students' Google Docs Another great article about using Doctopus to manage students' google docs. ▶ Bar model museum addition - YouTube Example from Suzy Brooks of a screencast created during whole-group instruction. Viewer - Android Apps on Google Play It is possible to use to display a computer screen on an Android device. Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital Differentiation Not only a good resources, but also a great example of using ThingLink effectively. Doctopus for EDUs: Getting Started | Google Gooru Tutorials and directions for using Doctopus ▶ Prepping the Puppet Pals 1st Grade Coral Reef Project - YouTube This is a very cool project where students created their own coral reefs and creatures, combined them via Box, and then animated them in PuppetPals (though it could have been Explain Everything). Little Bird Tales - Digital Detectives with Doogie Dog Fantastic Little Bird Tales example created by Diane Horvath. She leveraged resources from CommonSense to recreate the story and give the students an assignment. iMovie Trailer Storyboards (UPDATED) | Another Way Great set of PDF storyboard templates from Ben Schersten to accompany iMovie trailer projects. Collaborative, web-based, data analysis and graphing tool that even connects to drive. SpeEdChange: Making Learning Spaces: The Secondary Library Good post about designing learning spaces to meet diverse learning populations & leverage mobile devices. Evernote | Miss Spink On Tech Fabulous page of Evernote ideas for the classroom including a great infographic on Evernote Organization for Teachers. Quick Key Quick Key scans paper to collect digital assessment data. Common Core & Ed Tech Blog full of CCCS resources A Great Tool To Add Audio Feedback to Google Docs Great post and tutorial on using Kaizena with Google Docs. Animoto - Science Pumpkin Observation Animoto created by Arlington Elementary teacher about pumpkin observations and then tweeted out to class account. EverEPUB for Evernote Create custom ePubs from Evernote notes - including custom covers. Online Audio Converter (MP3, WAV, Ogg, WMA, M4A, AAC) – Upload files, or include URLs, and get audio files that can be downloaded.