Week 5 (Due July 8th)

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick

Flipped Classeroom – https://goo.gl/ieOhsg

New Lens – Class Discussion – David White’s Digital Visitor v. Resident – Video #1 (7:07)

PLN – Diigo | Intro Video | MU_ED554

Flipped Lesson Samples –

Phases of Matter – Physics

Photosynthesis – Elem. Science

Angles – Elem. Math

Phases of Matter – Physics

Finding Area – Pre-Algebra

Podcast Samples – 

Poetry – 2nd grade

Weather Forecast – 4th grade

Weather Facts – 4th grade

TIGER Beat Sports  – 4th grade

Screencasting/Tutorial Programs:

Camstudio (Windows only) – free software to capture your computer screen

Screenr – free online software to capture your computer screen (5 min limit)

OBS – download

Jing – free online software to capture your computer screen (5 min limit)

Knovio – easily add narration and video to an existing PPT

Office-Mix – add on to Powerpoint

Moovly – add animation

MoveNote – easily add video and audio to anything

TED-ED – Lessons worth sharing

Pixlr –  free online software to edit photos/images

iPadio – podcast via your phone

Quicktime (MAC only) – Free screen capturing

Screencasting/Tutorial Apps:

ScreenChomp

Educreations – Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.

ExplainEverything

Adding Interactivity:

EdPuzzle – Upload and add questions to your video

PlayPosit – Add questions to your video

Video/Audio Tools

iPadio – podcast via your phone

FileWiggler – Download videos from YouTube

Dripy – Download video or audio from YouTube

SoundCloud – A great online service for sharing audio

TubeChop – Allows you to edit any part of a YouTube video to share

YouTube Editor – Allows you to edit your videos in YouTube

Adding Annotations – Are you a Brainiac?Photosynthesis

 

Required Reading/Exploring/Watching:

Read Chapter 4 of Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice (requires registering for a free account)

Read “Should all educators have a professional social media presence?” and be prepared to discuss.

 

Post 2 responses on your blog/class preparation:
  • Explore your classmates blogs and post a comment on at least two blogs.
  • Read “The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher” via the Atlantic and post your reaction/reflection.
  • Groups need to be preapared to share Digital Stories.
  • Watch at least 2 of the TED talks below and create a post (on your personal blog) with a reaction/reflection for 1 of them.

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education

TEDxNYC – Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Andrew Blum: What is the Internet, really?

David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes

TEDxWarwick – Doug Belshaw – The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

TEDxPhilly – Chris Lehmann – Education is broken

TEDxCERN – Linda Liukas – A delightful way to teach kids about computers

Not a TED – but still relevant – BRAIN POWER: From Neurons to Networks

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