Posts Tagged: Professional Development

The Top 5 Podcasts for Teachers

The Top 5 Podcasts for Teachers

The Top 5 Podcasts for Teachers Podcasts for Teachers I always say it’s a great time to be a teacher. New technologies are constantly changing what is possible in the classroom, the skills our students need to be successful are changing at an increasing rate, and we no longer need to teach in isolation. The… Read more

Pineapple Charts: Peer Observation That Actually Works

Pineapple Charts: Peer Observation That Actually Works

Pineapple Charts: Peer Observation That Actually Works Pineapple Professional Learning Opportunities Perhaps the greatest professional learning resource I have is my global PLN. Thanks to Twitter and a variety of other digital networks, I’m able to get innovative ideas from teachers all over the globe. With so many great ways to connect with teachers everywhere,… Read more

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

Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom – SC EBS 2014 Presentation

Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom – SC EBS 2014 Presentation

Six Ways To Make Instructional Videos Tutorials from my presentation at SC Education and Business Summit 2014     Visual Tutorials for Creating Instructional Videos PowerPoint Keynote Jing Screencast-O-Matic Explain Everything (iPad) Don’t forget about using document cameras and paper!  Learn more about Jing and Screencast-O-Matic. Looking for even more bells and whistles? Check out… Read more

SC EBS Technology Sessions & ISTE – Summer 2014

SC EBS Technology Sessions & ISTE – Summer 2014

Please check out my professional development sessions this summer.  I’ll be presenting 5 sessions at SC Education and Business Summit and a poster session at ISTE.  Attendees of my sessions will be entered to win some great technology tools from IPEVO! South Carolina Education and Business Summit   Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom Sunday, June… Read more

Connected Classroom Instructional TechFest

Connected Classroom Instructional TechFest

 Resources from my presentations at the Clover Connected Classroom Instructional TechFest 2014 Don’t Flip Out About Flipping Your Classroom (AM Sessions) Click here for resources from my flipped classroom presentation. Creating Videos For the Flipped Classroom (PM Sessions) Resources from my video creation session. Visual Tutorials for Creating Instructional Videos with… Keynote Visual Tutorial Explain… Read more

Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers

“Twitter is one of my best professional development tools!”  That statement generated the most questions as I spoke with several educators and administrators at a recent conference about the best ways to stay current in the ever-changing world of Ed Tech.  It really is my Personal Learning Network (PLN).  The USC Rossier School of Education… Read more