February 2018 Agenda—La Mesa, California

La Mesa, California

Facilitating Technology Enriched Classrooms for 21st Century Learners.

Begin at 9:00am

Getting Connected

Network: CLS Staff
Password: !CLS!-1Timothy1:11-$cls$
How to get to today’s agenda: If you can read this, you’re already there.


Announcements & Review

1. Upcoming events:

  • The next workshop date is scheduled for Thursday, April 12
  • National CUE Conference
  • #LuthEd Twitter chats take place on Monday evenings from 8:00-9:00CST throughout the school year.

2. Let’s take this time to reflect on last month’s TEC21 Challenges and share experiences.

1. Plan to virtually connect your students with another classroom. Share your experience!

2. Post a comment, link, or student work to the TEC21’s online Google+ community.

3.  Be a resource to at least one new person on your faculty before we meet again.

4.  Encourage a fellow teacher to be a TEC21 participant next year! Express the value of being connected with other Lutheran school educators and the impact it’s had on you, your classroom and your students.

What happened? Were you successful? Did you come across any challenges?


1. Discover the value of video creation.

2. Explore video creation tools and resources to use with your students.

3. Identify a tool or resource to share with another teacher at your school.

Video Creation

Student Video Creations

1. Blabberize for quick monologues.

Election of 1860 (student examples)



 2. Below is a student example of a project using iMovie.

8. Screencast-O-Matic is a web-based tool that let’s you record on-screen activity for short tutorials, visual presentations, and communicate while you demonstrate! Free 15 minute recordings of screen only or video camera of speaker in corner with screen. Publish to YouTube or save as a video file.



9. VideoFX Live   VideoFX Live is an IOS video app for all types of videos, including vlogs, stop motion video. Incredibly easy to use: • No setup, just press Record and go   Tutorial


10. My Simple Show      Use mysimpleshow in the classroom with your students or contribute to open educational resources. Introduce, summarize, and explain topics worth sharing.
Video Paper Slides

Paper Slide Videos – Help students learn by making them the teacher.

How to Make a Paper Slide Video by Dr. Lodge McCammon
Student Examples: Kati Searcy’s Class, Mountain Park Elementary School

Green Screen
Do Ink makes it easy to create incredible green screen videos and images right on your iPad or iPhone. The app lets you combine photos and videos from the camera roll with live images from your iPad or iPhone’s camera. Featured in “Best New Apps in Education.”

Veescope Live Green Screen   ($2.99) is a popular green screen app for education, business and professional video. Take green screen photos at up to 12 megapixel and video at UHD 4K resolution.

Superimpose   (requires IOS 8.0 or later  $2.99)  Just with a few taps, create professional grade superimposed or juxtaposed photos on your iPhone! You don’t need a computers and expensive software to superimpose or blend/mix/combine/cut/copy/paste one photo on top of another any more.

TouchCast Studio app is now free! Annotate, explain and present anything easily and quickly with TouchCast Studio. Add webpages, files, images, videos… nearly anything! Then record or live stream* and share across the web.  requires IOS 10.1                   Tutorial 

10. My Simple Show      https://www.mysimpleshow.com/




Filmora  with  Tutorial

Virtual Field Trips
# 1 Google Cardboard App designed to interact with the Google Cardboard technology:
Apps/Web-based   Description    Device
The Cardboard app puts virtual reality on iPhone or Android smartphones. The Google Cardboard app helps you set up a Cardboard viewer and includes a few experiences to get you started:Explorer: Explore exciting environments.
Exhibit: View 3D objects from a museum collection.
Urban Hike: Take a hike through iconic cities around the world.
Kaleidoscope: Enjoy a fun stereoscopic take on the old classic.
Related Event:

Other VFT Opportunities:

#2   15 Virtual Field Trips for Kids of All Ages

# 3  Virtual Field Trips – Dacia Jones
Join them on Facebook where you can ask questions, share photos of your experiences and chat with others

#15  Drive around the World
# 16 Learn Around the World




#17  124 best Virtual Field Trips images on Pinterest | Virtual field trips …

Digital Citizenship Integration

What aspects of digital citizenship need to be addressed when integrating video creation in the classroom?

  • Internet Safety
  • Privacy & Security
  • Relationships & Communication
  • Cyberbullying
  • Digital Footprint & Reputation
  • Self-image & Identity
  • Information Literacy
  • Creative Credit & Copyright

Little or No Prep Tools & Resources

Animoto turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes. Fast, free and shockingly simple – we make awesome easy.
MSQRD (Masquerade) is automatic selfie video recording app where your students can put on a mask and tell a story as a character. When they are finished it will save to photos where you can export it to Seesaw, Google Drive, any place you can share photos! And it’s so fun! Try it out.

Magisto is an online video editor with a web application as well as a mobile app for automated video editing and production aimed at consumers and businesses. Wikipedia


IOS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magisto-video-editor-maker/id486781045?mt=8

Android   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.magisto&hl=en

WeVideo is the online video editor that makes it easy to capture, create, view and share your movies at up to 4K resolution for stunning playback anywhere. Their is a free version which is limited.
Put articles, videos or pretty much anything into PocketSave directly from your browser or from apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse and Zite. If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet or computer. You don’t even need an Internet connection.getpocket.com
Spiral is a multiuse platform from the U.K. that allows teachers to create interactive learning experiences. Itl is an easy-to-use tool that supports both formative and summative assessment.
Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software (aka. screencast recorder) for Chrome. It is able to record all screen activity inside a tab, including audio. Just press record and the content of your tab is recorded. So you can easily create a screencast for video tutorials, record presentations etc. It also supports desktop capturing, allowing you to record anything on your screen
12 Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks – A PDF Handout
A real-time group brainstorming and decision making app. Dotstorming takes the process of dot voting online to allow groups of people to collaborate on a topic. This app is a lot like padlet or today’s meet. It allows students to be ia a collaborative discussion setting and vote.Dotstorming could be used for brainstorming sessions with your students
With Adobe Spark (Adobe Slate in the IOS version), you can create intuitive video presentations with your voice, pictures, icons, (the app provides access to a database of more than 25,000 icons and several million images) music, and text.
Blendspace makes it easy for teachers to organize and share educational materials in a visually pleasing format. On Blendspace you arrange videos, links, images, and files around any topic of your choosing. Blendspace has built-in search tools so that you do not have to leave your Blendspace account in order to locate resources. When you share a set of Blendspace materials with your students they can give you feedback to show that they understand the materials or they can ask questions about the materials. You can also see if your students actually looked at all of the materials that you have shared with them. Using Blendspace can be a good way to create and deliver flipped lessons.
Teachem uses the TED Ed model of creating lessons based on video. You can build courses based on videos hosted on YouTube. Teachem allows you to write questions  tied to each video.
Teachers can select videos and create customized comment buttons for students to select from and click while the video is playing.
Grades: 7–12 Price: Free
Toontastic 3D is a storytelling app for iOS, Android, and select Chromebooks I shared this link at an earlier session, but teachers of younger grades may find this worth investigating for making 3D stories.
Grades: K–5 Price: Free
AndroVid – Video Editor is a tool that enables  Android users to create movies or slideshows. The free version has annoying ads pop up.
Grades: 5–12 Price: Free   The paid version is currently $1.99.
TeleStory is a video-creation tool that starts students with a scene, face-detecting costumes, cue cards, and special effects, and lets them create their own themed TV shows.
Grades: 1–5 Price: Free
Stop Motion Studio introduces students to basic photo and video production and editing. It is a simple, straightforward approach to quickly creating basic animation.
Grades: 3–12 Price: Free
MetKids is a kid-friendly gateway to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The site features three major sections: “Map” lets users explore an interactive cartoon map of the Met, clicking red dots to learn more about the artwork and yellow dots to learn about visitor spaces in the museum.

Lunch Hour at 11:30am/Back to Work at 12:30pm

Project Development

Collaboration! We are each other’s BEST resources :-)

TEC21 Challenges

1. Apply what you learned today by creating a student-created video activity or a teacher-created screencast to teach a lesson to your students.  Share your experience by adding it to the Padlet above!

2. Post a comment, link, or student work to the TEC21’s online Google+ community.

3. Be a resource to at least one new person on your faculty before we meet again.


Dismiss at 2:00pm

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