February 2019 Agenda—Green Bay, Wisconsin
Begin at 9:00am
- To Wifi:
- Network: PLCS-INTERNET
- Password: pilgrim123
- How to get to today’s agenda: If you can read this, you’re already there.
- To each other – Meet your fellow TEC21 participants!
- Sign up for Snacks – Let’s make a list for anyone who’s willing to bring snacks for the rest of our dates.
- Go to bit.ly/GBFebSn10
Announcements & Review
1. Upcoming events:
- The next workshop date is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2019.
- Youth Bible Bowl – April 6, 2019 in Wausau, WI
- Find a local EdCamp
- Einstein STEAM Fair – April 27, 2019 at NWTC. Registration opens soon
2. 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?
1. Discover the educational value of student-created video activities.
2. Explore video creation tools and resources to use with your students.
3. Design a student-centered project or assessment involving student and the use of video.
4. Be a resource to another teacher by sharing with them a digital tool, a resource, a learning activity, or an assessment strategy you learned about at today’s workshop.
Stop Motion Video
Using Google Slides to make a Stop-Motion Animation
The Paperside Video. Rapid Video Creation for the Classroom by Dr. Lodge McCammon
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. Let’s try it out! joinpd.com Works like Nearpod. Now try making your own Pear Deck using this tutorial.
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.I am a text block. Click edit button to build out any additional topics.
The Flipped Classroom
Students (and Teachers) can use Educreations 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 in the free version).
This past year, I’ve flipped all of my classes (except for Physical Education) and am trying a fully flipped teaching experience. For all of my lessons, I post everything to YouTube and link the videos into the student homework. Like the introductory video about Flipping the Classroom, I’m spending some time recording my lectures, BUT I am also getting more 1-on-1 time with students as they work on their homework. It’s definitely been a learning experience for me and the students. Below is a link to my Anatomy/Physiology YouTube playlist.
Tools for Video Production
Here’s a list of the things we talked about regarding tools for recording.
Tripod Mount for Smartphone – You can search out your specific phone to get one that works.
Blue Snowball Microphone – This is the microphone brand (I couldn’t find the exact one) that Mike uses for recording on Screencastify
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
ChatterPix Kids. Make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more. Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice to make a video. 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!
Push Button Writer’s Prompts. Try it now! Take as much time with each prompt as you need, or set a 10-minute timer to get you motivated. Your first prompt appears above. To generate another, click the “get next prompt” button.
Free android video editor app in Google Play Store. With the Quik app, you can create awesome videos with just a few taps. Choose your favorite photos and video clips then let Quik work its magic. In seconds, it finds great moments, adds beautiful transitions and effects, and syncs everything to the beat of the music
Vizmato is an easy to use Movie maker, that let’s you add filters, themes, music, effects and text to make your videos super cool. Share these videos with your friends on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Whatsapp and other social media channels!
YouTube channel of Bible Story videos on many Bible stories. Check it out!
Games, mind, strategic activities, competition mode organized by grade level
Ready-to-run K-12 lessons delivered through an award-winning interactive learning platform. Create your own interactive presentations by importing a Powerpoint or Google Slide deck into Nearpod and adding polls, questions, etc.
Where would you like to take your students on a virtual field trip for Digital Learning Day? Search for a location you study, look at street view by clicking on the person in the lower right corner, look at satellite view. For example: go to Washington DC, find the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Capitol, White House, Martin Luther King Jr Monument. See pictures on left, go inside the White House.
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!
This is a dictionary that provides the accents and marking for terms. This is a little more inclusive than Dictionary.com
VocabularySpellingCity is an award-winning site with ongoing introduction of new features, many based on input from existing users. Our mission: efficient game-based study of literacy skills using any word list. The site was launched on the web asSpellingCity in 2008 and has grown primarily through word of mouth.
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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 designing a lesson, a student project or an assessment strategy which involves the use of video. Feel free to share your end product by adding it to this Padlet for others to see!
2. Be an inspiration to someone in the Google+ community by posting a comment, link, or something that your and your students have been working on.
3. Be a resource to another teacher on your faculty by sharing with them a digital tool, a resource, a learning activity, or an assessment strategy you learned about at today’s workshop.
Dismiss at 2:00pm