Zaption vs EduPuzzle

There are some great video resources out there today that allow for students to get assistance in learning a new idea or concept as well as furthering their understanding of that idea or concept.  Zaption and EdPuzzle both allow the teacher, or anyone for that matter, to places questions and feedback into the videos to…

Recording Video from a Document Camera

The document camera has the potential to be more than just a digital overhead projector.  Not many people use the camera on the document camera for other than viewing something they are writing on.  Having the ability to record the video coming in from the camera can help in the explanation of any topic.  Ideas…

No Mulligans on Presentations at Conferences

Yesterday I had the pleasure of presenting at the Iowa 1:1 Conference in Des Moines, IA.  This was not my first time presenting there as I had presented in 2011 about the Flipped Classroom I was implementing.  This time I presented twice, first on Flipped Professional Development and then on using Doctopus in the classroom.…

Adding Questions to a YouTube Video

There is a sort of hidden feature in YouTube where you questions to a YouTube video that you created or uploaded.  It is a beta feature but if you go to www.youtube.com/testtube, you can add it to your account and insert questions into videos.  These questions will stop the video and either, depending on the option…

Creating Videos for Class

One thing that has been used a lot during 1:1 implementations and in general, is the production and use of videos by teachers for students.  You can record yourself working through problems for students to review or see if they were sick, you can record a discussion to have your students analyze and you can…