…a 1-minute iPad how-to from Harwood Union Middle School science educator Brian Wagner, showing you how to save augmented reality “auras” from the popular mobile app Aurasma, to Evernote. Wagner used Aurasma with his students this past spring in creating an augmented reality periodic table, mounted in the community gallery space at […]
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First up: Mr. Betts, who in addition to sporting a terrible British accent and pretending to fling tea all over Boston and recording a history of Halloween traditions (You Don’t Know Jack (o’Lanterns)) made this terrifying earworm of a video about 17th century economists. Yes, set to the tune of “What Does the Fox Say?” […]
Julia Melloni, the Middle School Religion teacher at Mater Christi School in Burlington, worked with her students on “blending ancient Scripture with modern technology”. She used the iOS app PuppetPals2 to promote student learning, collaboration, and creativity. From Ms. Melloni: The lesson addressed reading comprehension of Jesus’ teachings in the Bible as well as the […]
The unstoppable Susan Hennessey shows you and your students can create a quick collage using the online photo tool, Pixlr.
Peoples Academy Middle Level (PAML) educator Joe Speers returns with an explanation of how PAML uses Google Drive on iPads to arrange and organize student folders of work. It’s a fascinating video for anyone working in or considering implementing 1:1 with iPads.
Our partners at Peoples Academy Middle Level are going 1:1 with iPads, and the educators have put together a Google site with helpful artifacts and information for students and parents. For instance, did you know you can store webpages in iBooks with dotepub? 6th grade humanities educator Alex Bacheller explains, with the following screencast:
“I noticed something recently when I was at a workshop or a meeting or something. I was with a colleague who had to leave early and he said, ‘Keep me posted on what happens.’ So I kept tweeting all day, and what I found was I was remembering a lot more of the presentation.”
Susan Hennessey takes you through some tools educators can use to curate — rather than simply collect — compelling content for the classroom. (Dynamic Landscapes, 2012).
As a follow-up to our post on how teachers are using Touchcast, here’s an example of how students are using Touchcast from Westville High School in Oklahoma: to create interactive welcome videos! Touchcast is a free iOS app where users can create interactive videos including linked websites, live polls, images and other videos. You can […]
We’re sharing the screencasting love over here at the Institute, thanks in no small part to #btv librarian-rockstar Shannon Walters (@shannonwa), who introduced us to Touchcast. This free iOS app enables users to create videos for tablet and web that let you embed linked webpage images, polls, other videos (oh the meta!) and use a […]