Integration of digital technology is key for teachers who already face a tightly packed curriculum. The good news is that there are countless ways that you can use technology in meaningful, engaging ways to enhance your curriculum and excite your students!
How useful is YouTube when you are wanting to learn a new skill? You can find tutorials on almost anything! One thing students can often struggle with though, is flicking back and forward between tabs to try something out, then going back to view the next step. Well no more! Read on to find out about a super easy way to enable the Picture in Picture mode.
In this short video I’ll show you a workaround to add audio to your Google Slides. You will learn how to add a hidden video from YouTube into your slides, meaning that anything (voice recording, student created music or already available music) can become soundtracks for your presentations.
Recent media debate about racism in NZ has got me thinking about ways we can help our students connect with each other, other cultures, other places and try to help them learn that diversity is awesome and empathy is powerful and important. This blog post will outline a few ways we can harness digital tools to do this.
YouTube has an in-built editing tool which lets you quickly and easily blur faces in your videos. This is really useful if you have a video which includes students or colleagues who have not given permission for their image to be put online. Or for those times when a stranger is behaving oddly in the background of your video! You can choose to automatically blur all faces, or just blur selected faces/sections of the video.
This is such an easy way to structure a short movie, a great way to tell a story, and it’s a good exercise to take the students through. You can easily see these forms of shots in other movies when you know to look for them.
In this blog post, we’ll show you the quickest and easiest way to move your YouTube channel to another Google account. Even better, we’ll show you how to do so without changing the channel URL or losing any of your subscribers.
Edpuzzle is great free tool for creating videos with embedded questions. You can also trim videos, add voice comments and more.
All data including student answers and how many times a student has watched a section of video is added to the teacher Dashboard.
Learn how to use Edpuzzle with these simple, downloadable instructions.