Begin at 9:00am
- To Wifi: access.cune.edu Conference Code: TEC21Workshop
- How to get to today’s agenda: If you can read this, you’re already there. https://tec21connect.com/agenda/october-2017-agenda-seward/
- To each other – Grab a snack…Thanks to Jackie! Add a prayer request to our Padlet board.
- Lunch – Put in your order for lunch from the Dog House Grill menu! Place lunch order on this form.
- Group Sharing of Technology Integration: What is one technology project you tried tried in the classroom? How did it go? Do you have a student sample to show?
The Passion of the Christ
Write a Diamante Poem about Jesus starting and ending with either synonyms or antonyms.
Announcements & Review
1. Upcoming events:
- The next workshop date is scheduled for Thursday, March 22.
- EdCampOmaha Saturday, Feb. 25, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Millard West High School, 5710 South 176th Avenue, Omaha, NE 68135
- Nebraska State Reading Conference, February 22-24, Kearney Tech EDGE Kearney, Saturday, February 24th, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM, UNK College of Education
- 2nd Annual Plum Creek Breakfast and Books, featuring Carmen Agra Deedy! 8:30-11:00 AM, March 17. Includes a breakfast buffet, keynote, book sales, autographing, and more! Register here $35
- NETA Spring Conference, Omaha. April 18-20. Register here
- #LuthEd Twitter chats take place on Monday evenings from 8:00-9:00CST throughout the school year.
2. Happy Digital Learning Day! How does using technology in the classroom impact the way you think and your students learn? Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off? Skim this article to see the increase in number of K-12 schools offering computer science, and rationale for computers so students understand the world around them.
3. Continue to move on this technology use continuum:
I’ve heard of it – I’ve seen it – I’ve used it – I’ve created with it – I’ve used it with my students – I’ve had my students create with it
4. Taking TEC21 for graduate credit confirmations: Jackie Zehendner, Natalie Evans, Jerrita Staehr, Brian Staehr, Rachel Cradick
5. New version of Write Reader is out now for free. Pricing will come later in 2018. Includes options to record student video and audio. Check it out!
6. Let’s take this time to reflect on last month’s TEC21 Challenges and share experiences. What happened? Were you successful? Did you come across any challenges? Chris, please update us on the Robotics Tech Challenge for mobile robots your students participated in on Feb. 10!
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.
Our goal is to determine where the other TEC21 teachers are located by asking yes and no questions. As long as one team keeps getting yes answers they continue asking questions. As soon as they get a no it’s the other team’s turn to ask a question. Let’s determine roles and questions here. Tools: Political Map of the countries of the World, Political Map of the United States, Geographical Map of the United States.
Once two schools have connected they can continue to do collaborative activities in any content area (Bible Characters, Numbers, Book discussions, Research, Math Problems, etc.). Collaborative sites to consider: TEC21 Mystery Skype connections (sign up in January agenda), Connected Classrooms, Google Hangouts, Google Meet.
Student Video Creations
Pray and Be Watchful. Student chapel video about Jesus in Gethsemane produced by Doni Douglass using iMovie Trailer. Published to YouTube on April 14, 2015.
Video Paper Slides
The Paperside Video. Rapid Video Creation for the Classroom by Dr. Lodge McCammon
Easy-to-Use Green Screen by Do Ink App Enables Creation of Green Screen Effects on iPhone and iPad Some great student projects. Film them in front of a green screen, then insert any picture that they can tell what they learned about it: historical location, weather map, diagram of human body, etc. Green Screen Tutorial for Do Ink. Sample Do Ink video on President's Day Make a simple green screen background by covering a door with green construction paper, felt, cloth, or plastic table cloth, or paint one wall green! Or try TouchCast Studio on iPad to create a newscast or other video with video apps you can bring in: websites, pictures, calendar, Twitter, maps, etc. Sample for President's Day
Adobe Spark Video allows you to combine videos, pictures, text, and provided icons with music and audio to create a video. Here is a tutorial video to explain how. Only one component per slide. Automatically includes a list of references for images selected. Students can create these quite quickly and add their voice to tell about what they learned.
Educreations. Best screencasting tool I use because it’s so easy. Change background, write while you talk, capture images and voice. Students can use to explain their process in math, or expand upon a picture story they created. Simply take a picture of the child’s work or let them work it on the iPad or laptop, then record the student’s voice explaining process. Engage students with video to capture ideas, share instantly, replay anytime. Publish current Educreations video before beginning a new one (only one new project may be worked on at a time). Here is a sample I made using Educreations to demonstrate how to create a screencast. Keep it short, less than 4 minutes for teaching and 1 minute for students demonstrating learning, and it doesn’t have to be perfect. Or try Screencastify or Screencast-O-Matic!
Interactive, engaging Pear Deck presentations stimulate discussion with formative assessment in real time. Google Slides Add-On. Create slides where students input short answers or numbers, explore websites, or answer multiple choice questions. Displays student responses anonymously. When you close the session it saves student responses in a spreadsheet. Works like Nearpod. Let’s try it out! joinpd.com Now try making your own Pear Deck using this tutorial.
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
- Digital Footprint & Reputation
- Self-image & Identity
- Information Literacy
- Creative Credit & Copyright
Little or No Prep Tools & Resources
Educreations. Best screencasting tool I use because it’s so easy. Change background, write while you talk, capture images and voice. Students can use to explain their process in math, or expand upon a picture story they created. Simply take a picture of the child’s work or let them work it on the iPad or laptop, then record the student’s voice explaining process. Engage students with video to capture ideas, share instantly, replay anytime. Publish current Educreations video before beginning a new one (only one new project may be worked on at a time). Here is a sample I made using Educreations to demonstrate how to create a screencast. Keep it short, less than 4 minutes for teaching and 1 minute for students demonstrating learning, and it doesn’t have to be perfect.
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 videocamera of speaker in corner with screen. Publish to YouTube or save as a video file. Or try a similar tool Screencastify as a Chrome Add-On with 10 minute recordings.
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.” Cost $2.99 and worth it!
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. Watch my sample “Presidential Debate” for fun and see how you can bring in websites, Twitter feeds, images, Google documents and more to your screencast. Realistic backgrounds allow you to film a sports clip, news clip, and more. Note that I made this screencast in front of a green screen so this newsroom background shows up. I didn’t write out a script. You don’t want to spend too much time on these screencasts to make them doable.
Toontastic 3D is both an app and a Google Play app on Chromebooks. It lets you create animated stories by selecting setting and characters, then using your voice to tell the story as you move the characters. Select Historical Films, Mysteries, Social Studies, School Reports, Documentaries, and more! Look fabulous. Sample Toontastic Video. It would be great to have groups of students work together each moving and talking for one character to crete the beginning, middle, and end of the story. Saves to images the export to Drive to share.
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.
Download ClipChamp to allow recording from webcam including on Chromebooks. Limited number free.
Have Chromebooks? Check this list of best video tools for use on Chromebooks.We Video is the top recommended video app for Chromebook, paid premium version gives you Green Screen capabilities and templates. Check it out!
Know Lounge allows you to host live tutoring sessions where students join with a code you give them. You can also record videos as screencasts here for flipping the classroom or saving for students who were absent.
YouTube 360 channel to pan around Mars or other topics! How could your students make a 360 degree movie of your school? Perhaps put it on your website.
Using Video to learn history. Explore the battlegrounds of history at this digital location. Watch the map come alive following a timeline of events in this 360 video. With links to other battle interactive maps.ds.
Fabulous collection of video essays and lesson ideas for combining media, text, audio, and image to describe a phenomenon.. Ninety-one percent of teens use YouTube. That’s 30 percent more than use Snapchat (61 percent). When you add your own commentary you can use copyrighted materials responsibly under fair use policy (Copyright lesson).
Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more. Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, fancy book reports, or retellings of learning about anything. And best of all, it’s FREE!
Select images from these free-to-use pictures for your videos. I still right click on the image and put the URL below the picture or at the end of the project to teach students about copyright.
Simply sketch a character, then select the character and move it across the screen. It automatically records as an animation movie.
games, mind, strategic activities, competition mode organized by grade level
Try in your math center to teach fractions, money, geometric shapes, math vocabulary and much more! This site offers each of these free apps as web apps, Apple apps, and Chrome apps! Click on the site and start trying these tools out! Note that you need to provide problems and feedback to students to facilitate their learning.
Lunch Hour at 11:30am/Back to Work at 12:30pm
Collaboration! We are each other’s BEST resources 🙂
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