Posts Tagged "professional development"

The Best Tools for Video in the Classroom

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Connect2Tech | 0 comments

The Best Tools for Video in the Classroom

Video has become the single most powerful tool for educators in the classroom in my opinion. Gone are the days when students would tell their parents, “All we do is watch videos,” and soon the parent was reporting the teacher to the administration. Now students are creating videos themselves and teachers are using them in ways they never dreamed of. I began my career in video. Video edit bays rented for $3-4,000 a day back then and everyone was editing on (gasp!) tape. There are still teachers who are mourning the loss of their VHS machines in the classroom as their dozens of...

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ISTE Recap

Posted on Jul 8, 2016 in Connect2Tech | 0 comments

ISTE Recap

The best thing about ISTE (or any conference in my opinion) is connecting with other educators. So far I have seen Doug Robertson, my hero Alice Keeler, Matt Miller, Sylvia Duckworth, and Adam Bellow. All awesome, all passionate about changing education. Adam Bellow did his Gizmos and Gadgets session and I can’t believe I came out and did not buy anything (the day is young). I love the way teachers are connecting and sharing. I need to reflect on the changes I am going to make in my classroom next year. Definitely no lecturing. No textbook-just collected resources in iBooks Author. More...

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