February 2020 Agenda—Las Vegas, Nevada

Facilitating Technology Enriched Classrooms for 21st Century Learners.

Begin at 9:00am

Getting Connected

Digitally…Socially…Spiritually
  • To WiFi-
    Wireless Name: Guest_WiFi
    Password: 21314151
  • How to get to today’s agenda: This IS today’s agenda!
  • To each other – Grab a breakfast item! Meet your fellow TEC21 participants!
  • Catching Up!  What’s been going on?

Made with Padlet

Devotion

The Passion Story
Create a Diamante Poem about Jesus….

Diamante Poem

Kelli’s Example

Announcements

1. The next workshop date is scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2020

Review

Let’s take some time to reflect on last month’s TEC21 Challenges and share experiences. Share a success, a challenge you experienced or a lesson learned.

  • Collaborative Activity or Mystery Skype
  • Any new technology your using in the classroom that has worked out well
  • Post to Educators Group on Facebook
  • Were you a resource to another teachers?

Goals

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 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.

Video Creation

Screencasting

Skip ahead to 1:04 for the start of the tutorials.

Here’s a link to the full playlist of Kevin’s channel for the 10 tutorials.

Screencastify – Free screen recorder extension for Chrome. Capture, edit and share screencasts. No software download required. Works on Mac, Windows and Chromebooks.

Screencastify has their own classroom resource link which is a collection of everything you’ll need to get the most out of Screencastify.  Check out the various pieces at this link.

Screencastify Education Resources

See some examples of how to use in the classroom.

SMART Notebook also has a record feature for those using SMART boards.  Check out this tutorial for more information.

Green Screen

Stop Motion Video

iMovie

Pray and Be WatchfulStudent chapel video about Jesus in Gethsemane produced by TEC21 teacher Doni Douglass using iMovie Trailer. Published to YouTube on April 14, 2015.  Created using iMovie on an iPad or Mac.

Paperslide Video

The Paperslide Video. Rapid Video Creation for the Classroom by Dr. Lodge McCammon

PowToon

Powtoon lets you drag and drop or fill in ready made templates to create animated videos. Here are 11 PowToon uses for the classroom.

Pear Deck

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.

An example from my health class

Adobe Spark

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.

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

Genius Hour

TEC21 provides the opportunity for educators to explore technology tools and implement those into a meaningful project that enhances their current pedagogy and content. This gives educators the opportunity to make choices based on their interests and adapt those to benefit students. This concept is a natural pairing with Genius Hour. 

Genius Hour Unit 4: Learn and Explore

Follow your plan for your project. Answer any questions you may have through personal research or by asking a colleague. Investigate and explore your options. Begin with those first few steps as a guide for development. Be sure to record your roadblocks and resolutions as well as your golden moments in the process.

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

Digital Tools & Resources

Answer Garden creates word clouds on the fly for brainstorming.  Answer Garden is a simple Web 2.0 tool used for getting feedback from a group. It can be used in grades K-12 to determine the knowledge level of students on a given topic. No registration is required. … Students simply key in their answers to your question or click on existing answers to create a word cloud of answers.

More than just a standalone app, the GooseChase platform lets you create and facilitate a customized scavenger hunt in minutes. … Gather the participants together and have at least one person per team download the GooseChase app.

Vocaroo allows students to make and share simple recordings.

BigHugeLabs uses pictures for a variety of classroom projects.

Classhook can be used to teach your students using their favorite TV shows and movies.

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.

Web Apps for Our Younger Ones – A ton of different web resources for the younger kids (PreK – 1st).

My Simpleshow is a free tool for creating Common Craft style explanatory videos. The best aspect of My Simpleshow is the emphasis that the developers have placed on storyline planing and development.

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 as SpellingCity in 2008 and has grown primarily through word of mouth.

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.

Project Development

TEC21 Challenges

1. Apply what you learned today by designing a lesson, a student project or an assessment strategy involving the use of video.

2. Post to the TEC21 Educators Group on Facebook. It can be a comment, an answer to someone’s question, a resource, a picture of you and your students or a link to a completed project your students created.

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.

4. Registration for the TEC21 Workshop Program for the 2020/2021 school year opened on January 2, 2020. Please encourage a fellow teacher to join us next year! Share with them the value of connecting with other teachers serving in Lutheran schools and the impact it’s having on you and your students. Thank you in advance for being an ambassador for TEC21 and supporting our vision and mission for the sake of the Gospel! #TEC21lcms #LutheranSchoolsThrive #LuthEd

Reflection

Dismiss at 2:00pm

My Contact Info

Add a picture that shows you in your element and provide your contact information so your teachers can get ahold of you for support and encouragement (e.g. email address, cell phone number, and username/handle communication tools such as Twitter, Glide, Skype, etc.)

Connected teachers inspiring students in Technology Enriched Classrooms.

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