Malaysia Infographics

I have been fortunate enough to work with superstar teacher Karen Leese on some great projects over the past year and a half. Her essential question for this project was, “Why do people move?” Her 4th graders surveyed the school community about why they moved to Malaysia. They analyzed the survey results and then created […]

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 […]

YouTube Editor - Force & Motion Project

This week I started a science project with my 4th grade team. We are studying force & motion, and also simple machines. Students are creating a movie using Creative Commons videos in YouTube Editor to demonstrate understanding of the principals they are learning. Below is the presentation I shared with the students after teaching them […]

The 2nd iPad Conference @ ISKL

I am fortunate enough to be a part of a great team at ISKL, and happy to be presenting on my new “home turf.”

 

Session resources:

Effective 1:1 Programs
With Art Schultz & Ben Summerton

Digital Citizenship Learning Walk (iTunes U course)
Stop Motion Animation

 iTunes U Course

 

Student Stop Motion Movies

 

iStopMotion

Lego Movie Maker 

 Stop Motion Studio

 

A Variety of Stop Motion Animation Styles

Professional […]

YouTube Editor for Classroom Movies

Presentation resources for the AppsEvents South Korea Summit featuring Google for Education, May 9, 2015.

Resources

YouTube Editor

YouTube Editor Tutorials

YouTube Capture (for iOS)

Creative Commons Licenses

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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Take a look at what was created at the 2014 Beyond Laptops (below) by remixing […]

More Student Stop Motion

I have been doing stop motion animation with students since 2011, and it has been a lot of fun. I have worked with students in several curricular areas, and also was the advisor of a stop motion club for two years. I have started a playlist (below) of a few of my favorites.

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

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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Keynote Hyperlinks Only Presentation

In Keynote 6.2, when you are making an interactive presentation and you do not want the user to be able to advance to the next slide, you can create a “Links Only” presentation. You would use this when the viewer of your presentation is clicking on objects that link to other slides. A vocabulary review, […]

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 […]