Hey readers, Preparing for the upcoming Teach Tech Play Conference I am wanting to develop a list of topics on what to present based around the idea of Design Thinking and how whether it allows students to be creative in... Continue Reading →
Hey readers, As I mentioned in my previous post, this year will see the beginning of a new journey that will have plenty of new experiences with needing to learn new subjects and curriculum, building rapport with new students but... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Steve Brophy for the inspiration in learning how to use TouchCast with my students. This post is all about how best to use this tool and to have the ability to work collaboratively to create your own professional looking video presentation.
Till next time,
Having a school run TV studio is a pipedream for many schools and for those that have one up and running, there is a tremendous amount of work required to get the final product polished. Planning and researching the content, rehearsing and taping the segments, setting up the designated space, editing, the list goes on… A list long enough to stop people before they begin.
But what if you could really simplify this process and allow the students to lead it?
This is where TouchCast Studio comes in.
TouchCast Studio is a free iPad application that allows students to create ‘smart videos’ which the viewer can interact with. By that I mean, a viewer does not simply just watch the video but they can interact with the displayed content. Our 1:1 iPad program is from Year 3-6 and TouchCast Studio is one of the most heavily used creation applications due to…
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Hey readers, It has been a while since my last post, however it hasn't gone without plenty of learning new things and teaching a range of different classes. The basis behind this post is around being Innovative, especially not being... Continue Reading →
Hey readers, As I am working towards starting work again next week after the summer break I have been doing a little reading and watching clips around collaboration and relationships. I have chosen to do this as a way at... Continue Reading →
Hey readers, To better understand my new role, I have been completing many courses in the Microsoft Educator Community focusing on ways in which to implement new technology into our curriculum. Recently I completed a short course on bringing other... Continue Reading →