Stop Motion Animation on iTunes U

I’m very excited to announce that my Stop Motion Animation iTunes U course has been published in the Apple Distinguished Educators Lessons for the Classroom series. I think it is a good resource for learning and teaching stop motion animation in very few steps. The course has some guidelines for how to set up projects, […]

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.

Back To School Night

Whether you are starting 1:1 program or it is well-established at your school, Back-To-School-Night is the perfect time to make your technology related expectations clear to parents. In a 1:1 environment the learning looks very different from the environment they were taught in. It is highly likely that your students’ parents never took anything more […]

Math Apps For English Language Learners

A close friend of mine, Jim Wenk, is going to pilot a math class for ELL students using iPads, and he asked me for some recommendations for apps. I didn’t have too many recommendations, so I asked my PLN. Below is what was suggested & who suggested the app. All are free unless otherwise noted.

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Online Safety

The presentation I gave to middle school students today about online safety.

Internet Safety for Middle Schoolers

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Teach With Video Podcast 014

Filming tips for your students.

Filming tips handout from my book.

Teach With Video Podcast 012

A review of the new Supercamera AF.

Watch the video I created with it below.


History Comes Alive

Every year around this time my eighth grade United States history students make historical movies. Their movies are dramas that are based on the students’ research topics. After finishing the research project the students turn their information into a 1-2 minute movie script. They must plan, storyboard, write a script, submit it to peer review, […]