I’ve modified my Video Chat Etiquette handout to include Zoom features for students.
Whether we communicate with a partner in a video chat or face-to-face, we rely on the same basic interpersonal communication skills. We use our verbal language, voice intonation, body language, and facial expression to convey our thoughts, meaning, and motive. The… Continue Reading
YouTube is an essential educational tool in today’s classroom. But not everything on a YouTube video page is vital for learning. Not anyone’s playlist, or on-deck videos, and definitely not the comments section. With this in mind, there are a… Continue Reading
Growing tired of the same old built-in Google Slides and Keynote templates? Visit the Slides Carnival website. It offers oodles of template options that match your presentation needs and mood. Feeling Inspirational, Playful or Creative? Slides Carnival has free downloadable templates that match… Continue Reading
With Stop Motion Studio for the iPad, creating stop-motion animation has never been easier. This app is appropriate for all K-5 students. You can animate any inanimate object. Perhaps it’s an illustrated paper cutout or maybe a pencil or lego… Continue Reading
Google Keep is an online note-saving tool from the G Suite (formerly Google Apps) that come with every Google account. Type your notes directly into Google Keep or voice record them! Add the extension to your Chrome browser and easily… Continue Reading
Teachers have access to network printers all across the district. The district IT department has set up network printers, so you don’t need special permission to add printers whether you’re in your own building or in another one somewhere in… Continue Reading
Fourth graders use storyboard squares to during their video production. I tried a new type of storyboard this year. Instead of the traditional paper comic strip storyboard template, I handed out individual panels, allowing students to focus on one scene… Continue Reading