Technology Tidbits for BMS Educators
Featured In This Flier:
- All About How to Create & Search For Videos to Use in Your Classroom
- YouTube in the classroom
- Checkpoint Charlie: Logging in With Apple ID's next week!
Check out the ED puzzle blog for more information! EDpuzzle also created a Google Slide with teacher instructions. Katie Leitschuh uses this tool in her classroom and presented information about this at our last staff development meeting. The EDPuzzle app will be coming soon on self-service this month! It was just accepted- Yay!
If you are looking to create your own videos using your computer or iPad screen, here is the way to go: Screencast-o-matic! From your computer, follow these Screencast-o-matic instructions for BMS Teachers.
Screencast-o-matic allows you to create a video tutorial using your computer screen. You can also display your iPad screen and create a tutorial using Air Server. If you don't have Air Server downloaded on your computer, send the barcode number off the side of your computer to the media center and we will install it for you. Air Server is great because you can show your iPad screen on the smartboard/monitor! I use Air Server and Screencast-o-matic to show and walk students and staff through different apps on the iPad. See me if you want help getting started.
Creating your own video lessons takes a lot of work! YouTube is one of the best platforms for searching and accessing educational resource videos!
Ways to use YouTube in the classroom:
1). Show a video to get students excited about the lesson
2). Create a YouTube playlist for student assignments or extra resources for students
3). Record class lessons
4). Edit videos using TubeChop Great for only showing parts of a video in class!
5) View Pure allows you to watch YouTube videos without comments, ads, or other distractions. I always hate when inappropriate video advertisements show up after the video has been played in class! All you do is simply put in the YouTube URL.