Force & Motion Movies

This is a follow up to my post about using YouTube Editor as a formative assessment and research tool in the force and motion science unit.

I was really impressed with the fourth graders’ deep thinking and understanding about concepts such as push, pull, gravity, and others. In class they discussed what these look like in […]

Cluttered Desktop

I was working with an 8th grade class today and came across a student with a very cluttered desktop. Actually, that is a huge understatement. I have never seen a desktop with this much on it in my life. I explained how this slows down her computer, and offered to help her to organize and […]

Creating Classroom Movies With YouTube Editor

Presentation resources for the EdTech Team South Korea Summit featuring Google Apps for Education, September 28, 2014.

Resources

YouTube Editor

YouTube Editor Tutorials

YouTube Capture (for iOS)

Creative Commons Licenses

Movie Rubric Creator

How to:

Set up your YouTube channel

Upload videos

Use YouTube Editor

Promo from a Fish Bowl professional development session with similar objectives.

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Social Action Research

This is my third entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

The students have researched social issues and have each chosen one. The issues are teenage pregnancy, school violence, multicultural society, drug […]

Art + Film = Art

This is my second entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

We have spent some time in class discussion about art and social activism, and one of the conversations I found most […]

Art, Society, & Movie Making

Last week I began working with Sara Arno, one of our high school art teachers on a project we developed together, which is to say, Sara developed the content requirements, and I helped brainstorm how we could integrate the technology to provoke deeper thinking. The students are studying art’s place in society, and are going […]

Intro to the Flipped Classroom Part 2

This presentation was created as an introduction to the flipped classroom. It was presented to teachers who were in the first month of their school’s 1:1 program to help them to begin flipping some lessons. Part 1 includes many links to help familiarize with the basics of the flipped classroom.

Intro to the Flipped Classroom

From the start I was not a big fan of the flipped classroom. My greatest hesitation toward the flipped classroom is that it becomes way too easy for teachers to use this as an excuse to dump more (disengaging) homework on students, by reinventing the lecture using technology. After reading more about it I believe […]

iPad App Share

I collected a list of favorite iPad apps that were shared by attendees at the 5th @pple Meetup on Friday, September 23 at Apple Korea Headquarters. If you are a progressive educator who is integrating technology in your classroom in Korea & would like to be invited to future Meetups, please leave a comment on […]