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EDpuzzle - prepare a video for your lessons

EDpuzzle - prepare a video for your lessons | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Make any video your lesson. Edit a video by cropping it, adding your voice or embedding questions. Then, track your students with powerful hassle-free analytics.

 


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Yes, Barb's insights are right on target.  I have been using EdPuzzle and find it easy to use and providing a complete package for teachers who want to ascertain which students viewed the video, answered the embedded questions, which questions were answered correctly or what did they understand from the video!   Highly recommend.

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Karen Dunlap's curator insight, August 27, 4:10 AM

Amazing tool. Free!

tom jackson's curator insight, August 27, 5:45 AM

Yes, Barb's insights are right on target.  I have been using EdPuzzle and find it easy to use and providing a complete package for teachers who want to ascertain which students viewed the video, answered the embedded questions, which questions were answered correctly or what did they understand from the video!   Highly recommend.

Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, September 1, 3:04 AM

Edpuzzle -> Add voice or embed questions to ease your students understanding. 

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YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV

YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

From the playroom to the classroom or homework desk, YoouKids brings the benefits of YouTube's selection of educational videos safely into the hands of tots and K12 youngsters, and helps grown ups refresh and sync them remotely to kids’ mobile devices, tablets, iPods, TVs


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 12, 12:51 AM

This looks like a useful tool if you have or are working with younger learners. You can create a playlist for them to access through their iPad.

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Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation

Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Having a nice design slide for a presentation is one thing that so many presenters want to have. Adding the page with unique element such as moving image, transition, is a good idea.


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 12, 10:23 AM

Bewegend beeld wordt steeds belangrijker

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 12, 11:24 AM

Doesn't hurt to keep animated.

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 14, 5:10 AM

Something to put in your presentation tool box.  

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Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube

Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Peggo is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that records MP3s of your favorite online videos.
Peggo's packed with great features like integrated search, automatic silence removal, audio normalization, subtrack offsets, and artist and title tags.
Peggo automatically removes unwanted silence from the beginning and end of videos so you get a beautiful MP3 with just the good stuff. In addition, Peggo also normalizes the volume of every recording to the same, comfortable level so you never have to reach for the volume dial between MP3s again.


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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 14, 2:54 AM

Wil je het geluid van YouTube video opnemen dan is Peggo een mooie manier om een mp3 bestand te maken. Kopieer  en plak de link in de zoekmachine en de video wordt opgezocht. Met een paar handige instellingen (verwijder stiltes, audio normaliseren) maakt Peggo in een handomdraai een prima mp3.

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, July 22, 2:25 AM

Looks like a very interesting tool here.  Thanks for sharing Nik.

Joe Shimp's curator insight, July 25, 8:52 AM

A great way to get YouTube audio only.

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ThingLink for Video

Introducing an easy way to annotate videos with rich media

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adding Thinglink tags to video

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tom jackson's curator insight, July 2, 6:52 AM

adding Thinglink tags to video

Josette Williams's curator insight, July 4, 10:09 AM

An easy way to annotate videos with rich media.  Thanks Digital Delights 

KCenter SKEMA's curator insight, July 15, 8:24 AM

Voir pour les évolutions dans les supports de cours

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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Online Tools for Creating Mind Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Online Tools for Creating Mind Maps | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish

Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

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it can get confusing (for us, seasoned teachers) to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

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Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, June 17, 4:06 PM

If you want students to... have them use... Makes a great list!

tom jackson's curator insight, June 18, 6:26 AM

it is confusing to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

Libchelle's curator insight, June 18, 3:25 PM

Fantastic  table for students, teachers and parents. 

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SlideDog - Freedom to present

SlideDog - Freedom to present | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
SlideDog is a powerful presentation tool that seamlessly switches between multimedia presentation files and makes it easy to present like a professional.

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really a great way to prepare and present.  This does require download to your computer

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flea palmer's curator insight, May 21, 4:25 AM

This looks really good. Definitely one to try!

tom jackson's curator insight, May 21, 6:57 AM

really a great way to prepare and present.  This does require download to your computer

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 6, 12:46 AM

A good presentation tool for NGOs

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Cleaner YouTube | Practical Ed Tech

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Cleaner YouTube | Practical Ed Tech | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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no more adds on YouTube

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tom jackson's curator insight, May 19, 7:34 AM

no more side adds on YouTube

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Providing Feedback on Student Writing and Video - Edudemic

Providing Feedback on Student Writing and Video - Edudemic | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Providing timely and effective feedback on student work is a critical component to any classroom. As students increasingly operate and create in a digital environment, emerging tools provide unique new opportunities for teachers to provide feedback on both written work and video projects.   Feedback on Written Work With the increased adoption of Google Apps …
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Comment Bubble - React to Video (Desktop v1.0)

Comment Bubble - React to Video (Desktop v1.0) | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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do you use video in the classroom?  here's a way to engage students in the review process.

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ParticiPoll free audience polling for PowerPoint

ParticiPoll free audience polling for PowerPoint | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Free audience polling add-in for PowerPoint that uses audience members' mobile devices for voting and displays results live in your slides.
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If you are using PowerPoint this may be an interesting way to capture student beliefs about content or process.  Post the slide, insert the poll, and students vote using mobile technology or computers.  something to note, have them all vote, watch for the counter to increment (bottom right), wait, and then advance one slide and your results will display

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tom jackson's curator insight, May 17, 6:11 AM

If you are using PowerPoint this may be an interesting way to capture student beliefs about content or process.  Post the slide, insert the poll, and students vote using mobile technology or computers.  something to note, have them all vote, watch for the counter to increment (bottom right), wait, and then advance one slide and your results will display

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Free Technology for Teachers: ShareDrop Offers Any Easy Way to Transfer Files Between Devices

Free Technology for Teachers: ShareDrop Offers Any Easy Way to Transfer Files Between Devices | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations

PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

PresentationTube Recorder is a simple tool designed to help instructors, students and business professionals record their presentations from the comfort of home or office, and without the need to have Internet connection while recording. The Recorder synchronizes a variety of visual aids including PowerPoint slides, Webcam streaming, whiteboard, drawing board, Web browser content, Desktop recording .


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Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:28 PM

Recursos ...

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:34 PM

Resources!

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Thank you Jan for the recent rescoops. I really like what I see on your site. Good luck!
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Presentain - Activate your audience with interactive presentations

Presentain - Activate your audience with interactive presentations | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Presentain helps speakers engage and grow their audiences. You use smartphone as a clicker and audience can connect to your presentation using their devices. They can ask you questions, participate in polls, send you follow-up requests, share your slides and more. While you present Presentain records your voice so when the presentation is over you can publish the slidecast (presentation slides with voice-over) and start growing your online audience.

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David McQueen's curator insight, July 14, 3:58 AM

Hmmmm

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 23, 11:06 AM

New version of Presentain. This service helps for audience engagement. If students use their tablets or smartphones at lectures, is a really good choice. Initial free pack (5 presentations, 7 slidecasts, 3 polls).

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, July 28, 2:11 AM

Could be useful

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Adobe Voice — Show your story.

Adobe Voice — Show your story. | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Voice is a free iPad app that turns your story into a stunning animated video in minutes.


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Peter Sampson's curator insight, June 22, 1:51 PM

This is amazing quick and easy to use.

cioccas's curator insight, July 8, 2:19 PM

a few people have recommended this as a lovely app for digital storytelling

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 11:52 AM

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This looks like a really useful and powerful free app to get students creating digital narrative.

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50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students

50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Improve Digital Writing Skills with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Improve Digital Writing Skills with Google Docs | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Would you like to improve your students' writing skills and help them bridge the gap between writing in school and writing in the real world? 

 

Join me and Simple K-12 for a free webinar on June 24th at 3:00 PM EDT to learn how to use Google Docs to thoughtfully incorporate digital writing into the curriculum.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 22, 1:28 AM

Webinar for K-12: Google Tools and writing skills. A match made in Palo Alto. 

Gary Harwell's curator insight, June 24, 10:10 PM

The problem in a pre-programmed system of teaching is that you don't have the time or classroom availability to use Google Docs effectively.

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, June 29, 3:09 AM

English resources - digital literacy

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How to Use the Free YouTube Video Editor

How to Use the Free YouTube Video Editor | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
If you share video online, you should learn how to use the free YouTube editor. This free, online video editor is easy to use, and has more features than you might expect!

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Stefano Principato's curator insight, June 17, 12:23 AM

It might not always be your first choice, but if you take the time to learn how to use the YouTube video editor, you will soon appreciate the power and convenience that a tool like this offers. It's easy enough for both kids and adults to use, and it's freely available on the web as part of the world's largest video sharing website.

Shreya's curator insight, June 17, 3:38 AM

Poonam Pandey dances to football fever

http://www.eni.network24.co/photo-gallery/poonam-pandey-dances-to-football-fever-10914_10

Dean Mantz's curator insight, June 24, 3:40 PM

In setting out to explore new Scoop.it resources, I came across Timo IImoki's page http://www.scoop.it/t/education-technology-theory-practice/ ; Timo has shared a wealth of resources and it was an easy decision to follow.

 

This article is one that has a personal flare for me. In using my YouTube channel to share screencasts and student projects, there are times I need to make adjustments to uploads. In addition, I like to  share video editing tools with my students.  Thus, this tool feature is one deserving of being integrated into projects. 

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 by Monica Burns - Edutopia

Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 by Monica Burns - Edutopia | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it

Edutopia is one of my favourite web sites. It has recently run a series written by Monica Burns aka @ClassTechTips featuring Resources for Using iPads across multiple grade levels. Though I've featured them each individually here on iPads in Education I thought it might be useful to post all of the series in one collection.


Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2 http://bit.ly/Tag2sg

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5 http://bit.ly/1owxjbR

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 6-8 http://bit.ly/1qHU1j3

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12 http://bit.ly/QPzKrp


Awesome! Thanks Edutopia!


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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 4, 8:12 PM

Thx John Evans

Thomas Brennan's curator insight, June 8, 8:27 PM

This is a broad and great resource for introducing ipads into the classroom! This Scooped resource gives resources for all grades and the website Edutopia is a great resource in itself! Good stuff!

Terri Bill Hartley's curator insight, August 9, 4:54 PM

Trying something new.....technology helpers....

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Cleaner YouTube | Practical Ed Tech

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Cleaner YouTube | Practical Ed Tech | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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no more side adds on YouTube

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tom jackson's curator insight, May 19, 7:34 AM

no more adds on YouTube

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Flipped Classroom | Sophia

Flipped Classroom | Sophia | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instructions moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed.
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Hollywood in the Classroom with an iPad and Green Screen

Hollywood in the Classroom with an iPad and Green Screen | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
Green screen activities have taken off in schools as it has gone from something only George Lucas could afford, to something anyone with an iPad can do.
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Introducing TouchCast

Introducing TouchCast | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
A walkthrough of our iPad App.
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Assessment and Rubrics

Assessment and Rubrics | classroom tech for students and teachers | Scoop.it
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now that you're interested in infusing technology in the students daily routine, you'll need ways to assess their work.  Expect to modify for your classroom, but the rubrics found here will provide you with many ideas, and ways to begin the assessment of technology presentations and products

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tom jackson's curator insight, May 7, 4:48 AM

now that you're interested in infusing technology in the students daily routine, you'll need ways to assess their work.  Expect to modify for your classroom, but the rubrics found here will provide you with many ideas, and ways to begin the assessment of technology presentations and products