1 Second Everyday

I am always looking for fun ways to create movies, and when Ben Summerton shared the app 1 Second Everyday, I could not resist trying it out. I decided to film clips of my winter vacation in Cambodia & Malaysia.

The app is easy to use, and finds the videos you are taking and sorts them […]

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 […]

iPads in Education

Below is the iPads in Education slide show that I created as part of a five day EdTech Jumpstart workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia.

iPads in Education from Steve Katz

KIS EdTech Team 2014-2015

This year the KIS EdTech Team has two new members, and with that, new artwork. This year we outsourced this for the first time. We were fortunate enough to have my talented student, Melissa Rodriguez, create our “business cards” this year. Below is what I put together as our “team photo,” and then each individual […]

Presentations At KORCOS Conference 2014

This year at KORCOS I very much enjoyed presenting two new sessions. The first, Kahlo Meets Coppola: Art, Activism, & Film, was presented with Sara Arno. It is the explanation of the unit we worked on together called Protest Art, that teaches students to use art to provoke a reaction to important social issues. All […]

Using Blogger For Student Portfolios

This movie and infographic are designed to help our community understand how efficient we make our students lives when having them gather all portfolio artifacts in one location. We are a Google Apps school, so Blogger is a logical choice for our student portfolios.

Workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia

Come join us for a five day technology integration workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia May 1-5, 2014. There are a few spots left.

For registration & hotel information contact Jessica O’Kelly or Amanda Stoddard.

Ed Tech Jumpstart Workshop Agenda

Good Vibrations – Learning About Sound

Recently Jay Hopp, a middle school science teacher told me he was going to teach a unit on sound and asked me if GarageBand might be a good tool to use to help the students understand sound better. I had no idea what he was teaching about, so I borrowed a text book and read […]

Camera Share

Last Friday (March 2, 2012) the @pple Meetup group had a “Camera Share.” We each brought in a favorite camera that we use either at school or personally. Below is the list of the cameras we shared: