How To Comment On A Blog

How To Comment On A Blog was inspired by a video we used in class to discus how to make an appropriate blog comment that gives valuable feedback the the writer. Working with the grade 5 teachers we put these tips into practice. 5KC, led by Karen Callahan, thought we could make an updated version […]

Hollywood In Your Pocket

Video Apps That Put You In The Director’s Chair

Hollywood In Your Pocket – 21CLHK 2018 from Steve Katz

Link to App Tutorials



Direct link to the chart

DIY iPad Stand

This is an easy to make iPad stand that costs less than $10 and is adjustable (sort of). The idea of the DIY iPad stand came to me from the incredible Fran Hegge, who shared a Pinterest pin with me (no longer available) that was simply a photo of an iPad stand made from PVC […]

Promoting Your Programs

 

Copy the Planning Document

Promoting Your Programs from Steve Katz
Links from Presentation (in order presented):

Crafting an Elevator Pitch

Michael Werner

Teach With Video

Start With Why

Innovation Adoption Curve

Lessons Learned – Kim Cofino

The FishBowl

Fiverr

Logos by Faisale

How to Create Brand Names That Stick

7 Tips to Create a Memorable Slogan

Slogan Maker

ISKL Tech PD

The FishBowl Promo Gallery

Reservoir EdTech

 

 

21CLHK Pre-Conference: A Professional Development Program for Your School

Cross posted at The FishBowl Blog

Thursday March 9, 2017 09:00 – 16:00
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Steve Katz & Ben Summerton

How can we make professional learning more contextual, more personalized, and more connected to student learning?

Session Resources

In order of use during session:

The FishBowl Narrative
Groups At Work
Form for Draft Plan
Professional Development Proposal Template (Blank)
autoCrat Google Sheets Add-On
Professional […]

EduTech Poster

I created this poster for our EduTech team, with Suji, Max & myself. The idea was inspired by Ben Summerton‘s legendary KIS EdTech Team posters, like the one I’ve included at the end of this post.

This particular idea was obviously inspired by the psychedelic rock posters from the ’60s. Included in the poster is a tip of […]

Google Photos Slideshow

Most elementary teachers post photos of their students regularly. Over the years there have been many services that help create slideshows. If a school is a GAFE school, and teachers are expected to not use any outside services to share photos, options for slideshows are very limited. Picasa has been a favorite at my school, […]

Embed Form Into Blog

How to embed a Google Form into a Blogger blog post.

Screencasting Resources

As a long time Mac user my go to screencasting app is Quicktime Pro. If you are a Windows user you might want to try Windows Media Player. (Disclaimer: I’ve never used it.) I realize there are fewer options available for online tools than there were a few years ago.  Below are a few of the […]

Google Docs Revision History Explained

Google Docs revision history explained.