Posts Tagged: backchannel

50 Free Tech Tools for the 21st Century Classroom – SC EBS 2014

50 Free Tech Tools for the 21st Century Classroom – SC EBS 2014

Word Clouds Wordle Tagxedo  Fake Tweet Builder  Virtual Impersonation Fakebook Template Fake Tweet Builder Fake iPhone Text iFakeSiri TubeChop Video Tools TubeChop KeepVid SafeShareTV TedEd WeVideo Timelines Dipity Time Toast myHistro Social Bookmarking  Symabloo Pearltrees Jing Screencasting & Screen Capture Jing Screencast-O-Matic Skitch Review and Study Tools eQuizShow Study Blue Piktochart QR Code Generators SnippQR Visulead… Read more

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – SC EBS 2014

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – SC EBS 2014

Resources and links from my presentation at SC Education and Business Summit 2014   Aaron Sams on the Flipped Classroom Content  Visual Tutorials for Creating Instructional Videos PowerPoint Keynote Jing Screencast-O-Matic Explain Everything (iPad) *Learn more about Jing and Screencast-O-Matic.  Link to the document camera I used during my presentation: IPEVO iZiggi-HD Screencasting Software Jing… Read more

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Mentimeter Mentimeter.com Mentimeter allows you to use any internet enabled device as a student response system.  Take formative assessment to the next level with an engaging platform. You can use it for polling (and see results in real-time), or open-ended questions (responses limited to 140 characters).  More options are available with paid accounts, and Mentimeter offers deeply discounted rates… Read more

Poll Everywhere – a web-based student response system.

Poll Everywhere – a web-based student response system.

Poll Everywhere www.polleverywhere.com Poll Everywhere is an excellent alternative to expensive student / classroom response systems.  The site allows you to poll students or ask them questions that they respond to via web browser, text message, or Twitter.  Results are displayed in real time.  It’s a perfect tool for formative assessment, and a great must-have in BYOD classrooms…. Read more

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – Presentation Resources

Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom – Presentation Resources

 Resources from my Flipped Classroom session at NSTA Charlotte 2013 Here are most of the resources I shared during my presentation.  I did not include everything (Keynote, PowerPoint, paid LMS, etc.).  I love presenting with Prezi but find the visual nature of my presentations and Prezi’s method of linking to content still don’t mesh well for sharing resources.   Update… Read more

TodaysMeet – Gather class questions, comments, feedback in real-time.

TodaysMeet – Gather class questions, comments, feedback in real-time.

TodaysMeet www.todaysmeet.com TodaysMeet is a free, easy-to-use backchannel.  I first learned about TodaysMeet at a workshop where we were asked to post questions during the presentation; rather than disrupting speakers, those questions were addressed during breaks. No registration is required.  Students can participate with any device that connects to the internet (laptop, tablet, phone).  Just create a… Read more