Monday, December 17, 2018

Presenting At ISTE19

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I received notification today that I have been selected to present 3 sessions for the 2019 ISTE Conference in Philadelphia!

My sessions will be on Personalizing Your Professional Development with the iPad, Telling Your Story With the Amazing Free TouchCast Classroom Studio, and Creating Digitally Enhanced Book Clubs with Schoology.

I'm looking forward to connecting with other educators at ISTE next summer and sharing tips, tricks, resources, and information about these topics. I hope some of you can join me at this great edtech event.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

TIES18: Making Student Thinking More Visible

I am excited to share some awesome green screen apps for the iPad at the 2018 TIES Conference.  Come join me and explore four great apps for green screening.
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I will be talking about two of my favorite apps - TouchCast and Green Screen by DoInk! Come explore and learn more about how these powerful, yet simple-to-use iOS apps can enhance student creativity and make learning more visible.

Resources:


What Is TouchCast?






Some Helpful TouchCast Tutorial Videos:
Making Your First TouchCast



TouchCast Tutorial Green Screen



Examples Of Student TouchCasts:
Bdote Field Trip To Fort Snelling


Student Biography Videos 









Student Book Buzz Videos 













ISTE Student Standards 2016:
ISTE Student Standards









Helpful Equipment:
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Padcaster

The Padcaster allows you to turn your iPad into a mobile media powerhouse.








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iOgrapher
The iOgrapher is a film-making case for iPads and iPhones.








Tripod
A tripod or stand to keep your iPad steady and as motionless as possible is important for creating quality videos.



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Resources
Apps:
TouchCast Studio
TouchCast Studio is available for Windows and iOS.







Green Screen by DoInk
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Green Screen by Do Ink allows you to create green screen videos.








Veescope Live Green Screen
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Veescope Live Green Screen allows you to create green screen videos.










Stop Motion Studio
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Stop Motion Studio allows you to create stop motion animation videos.












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Reflector 3
Reflector 3 - Mirror your iPad screen to your computer.
Available for Mac and Windows.











Thursday, September 6, 2018

TIES18 Just Imagine: Join Me For A Workshop on Digitally Enhanced Literacy Classrooms


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I received notification today that I have been selected to present a preconference workshop for the 2018 TIES Conference!


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My preconference workshop will be about digitally enhanced literacy classrooms.

I'm hoping that some of you will join me for this professional development opportunity to explore a variety of iPad apps that can make your literacy instruction and students' experiences more engaging and impactful.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Schoology ConnectMN: Connecting With Other Ambassadors

One of the great things about Schoology events is the time that is built into the event to network and engage with others. During the ConnectMN event, I was able to catch up with some fellow Schoology Ambassadors and Bridget Heaton from Schoology.






Tuesday, July 24, 2018

2018 TIES Institute: Green Screen Playground

I am excited to share some awesome green screen apps for the iPad at the 2018 TIES Institute.  Come join me and explore four great apps for green screening.


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I will be talking about two of my favorite apps - TouchCast and Green Screen by DoInk! Come explore and learn more about how these powerful, yet simple-to-use iOS apps can enhance student creativity and make learning more visible. Green screen apps on the iPad can help make student thinking more visible by taking students to the depths of the ocean, into outer space, back in time, or anywhere they can imagine. Come play and explore four easy-to-use green screen apps and a variety of props that will have your students creating amazing videos in no time.

Resources:

What Is TouchCast?







Some Helpful TouchCast Tutorial Videos:
Making Your First TouchCast




TouchCast Tutorial Green Screen



Examples Of Student TouchCasts:
Bdote Field Trip To Fort Snelling


Student Biography Videos 









Student Book Buzz Videos 













ISTE Student Standards 2016:
ISTE Student Standards









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Helpful Equipment:
Padcaster

The Padcaster allows you to turn your iPad into a mobile media powerhouse.








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iOgrapher
The iOgrapher is a film-making case for iPads and iPhones.








Tripod
A tripod or stand to keep your iPad steady and as motionless as possible is important for creating quality videos.


Image Source

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Resources
Apps:
TouchCast Studio
TouchCast Studio is available for Windows and iOS.







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Green Screen by DoInk

Green Screen by Do Ink allows you to create green screen videos.








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Veescope Live Green Screen
Veescope Live Green Screen allows you to create green screen videos.










Stop Motion Studio
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Stop Motion Studio allows you to create stop motion animation videos.












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Reflector 3
Reflector 3 - Mirror your iPad screen to your computer.
Available for Mac and Windows.










Thursday, July 19, 2018

Schoology NEXT 2018: Connecting With Ambassadors

One of the great things about Schoology NEXT is the time that was built into the event to network and engage with other ambassadors. During NEXT, I was able to meet a whole crew of Schoology Ambassadors and Bridget Heaton from Schoology.






Friday, June 22, 2018

ISTE18: Apple #EveryoneCanCreate Collaborative Artwork At ISTE

Last year Apple magically created the #ForTheLoveOfLearning mural from photos of conference attendees taken throughout the conference and strategically piecing them together to create a work of art by the final day.

This year Apple has announced a new collaborative challenge for attendees that promises to produce another piece of art from inspirational sketches. I can't wait to see the results come together!