Swivl Commenting and Bookmarking Features

One thing that I really enjoy about using the Swivl is the fact that they keep coming out with useful features for their Swivl Cloud platform.  The Swivl Cloud is a great place to store and share your videos but you can do so much more by using some of the features that are built-in. …

Adding Padlet to My Chrome Extension

I have recently discovered that I can embed a working Padlet into the Chrome Extension that I made for our teachers at my school (you can see how to make that Extension yourself in my post about it) .  I love using Padlet as it is such a versatile tool and being able to give…

Swivl Multi-Camera Setup

Over the summer, Swivl announced they were going to release the ability to record from 2 cameras at once for free in their Swivl app.  Earlier in the year they updated their app to allow you to record from up to 5 devices at once to get a single video that allows you to see…

Using Participate for Twitter Chats

Tonight I was asked to participate in the first #SwivlChat since I have been a Swivl Video Pioneer for the last 2 years.  I received an email from Swivl with a link to Participate (www.participate.com) which was set up for the chat.  I had heard about Participate being used for Twitter chats before but had…

Hosting Your Own District Twitter Chat

One of the things I am happiest with that we tried last year, was the start of our own district Twitter chat.  We have been sharing Twitter as a powerful professional learning tool for the last couple of years but I wanted to help our teachers experience the effectiveness of a chat by giving them…

Google Classroom Parent/Guardian Weekly Summaries

Earlier this month, Google released a great update to Classroom to help keep Parents/Guardians informed of class assignments and announcements for their students in Classroom. Teachers can enter the Parents/Guardians email address in the Student section of classroom where it says to “Invite Guardians”.  You should easily see if their email address is already in…