Friday, December 11, 2015

Getting started with 3d Printing

In this video, learn how to download files from Thingiverse and then learn how to make your own original creations with TinkerCad.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

GoFormative - Make boring worksheets interactive!

Whether you are flipping your classroom, have a substitute teacher, or just want to save paper, GoFormative has a solution! You will see student work real-time, questions are automatically graded, and you can provide immediate feedback.  The best part?  It's completely free!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Adding Handwritten Solutions to Google Docs

Whether you are having student maintain an electronic portfolio, or just want to give richer feedback, having students add their handwritten solutions, can be very helpful.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Quizizz: Make fun, self-paced quizzes with this tool.

Use this tool to quickly create fun, interactive quizzes that provide real-time feedback to you and your students.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Tips and Tricks for using Infographics in the Classroom

This screencast includes tips and tricks such as; finding lesson plans, assigning via the Google Classroom, searching for copyright friendly images, accepting work via the Google classroom, and assessing work with Doctopus and Goobric.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Alice Keeler's Template Tab--Like Padlet on Steriods!

In this screencast, you'll learn how your students can create an amazing database of information on whatever topic you are studying.  I like to think of it as Padlet on steroids!

10 steps for using Windows Movie Maker in the Classroom.

Movie Maker--worth another look!  Normally, I recommend cloud-based tools but, in this case, MovieMaker offers some functionality that you would have to pay for otherwise.  In this screencast, you'll learn how to rotate video that was shot on a smartphone, speed up and slow down clips, and much more!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Using Tech4Learning Rubrics with Goobric, Doctopus, and the Google Classroom

Tired of Rubistar rubrics?  Want to use Goobric but don't want to create your own rubric from scratch?  In this episode, learn how to use Tech4Learning's rubric maker to create excellent rubrics that can be used with Goobric, Doctopus, and Google classroom.  Tech4Learning rubrics offer some great topics for working collaboratively, such as teamwork and cooperation.  The best part is that these rubrics can easily be pasted into a Google spreadsheet for use with Andrew Stillman's awesome Goobric extension.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Did you get carried away with Chrome extensions?

Have you gotten a little too carried away with all of the awesome Chrome extensions? If so, your Chrome search field may become too small, especially if you work in split screen. To fix this, place your cursor on the right-hand side of the search field. It will turn into a 2 headed arrow. Drag the arrow to the right and your extensions will collapse. You can access them by clicking on the >> arrows on the right-hand side of the browser.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Five Google Chrome Extensions that Will Get Your Teachers Hooked!

This screencast will introduce you to five amazing Google Chrome extensions.  Extensions make Chrome even better!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Create a multiplication game with Scratch

Students will enjoy creating their own multiplication game where they try to outrace the "bad guy" to the finish line!  Some of the concepts taught include; creating variables, random numbers, storing values, looping, if/then/else statements, parallel programming, coordinates, and more.  This can be completed with advanced third graders, fourth, and fifth grade.