Have you heard of Screencast-o-matic yet? It is a free screen recorder for instant screen capture and sharing. You can use it right in your browser without installing anything. Or you could download the program and run anytime you want to on your mac or pc. Watch this video created by YouTube user MsMagic Submitter … Continue reading Have You Heard of Screencast-o-matic Yet?
It's the age-old problem. You need to tell a story line or create a time line and you're limited to the old standard of drawing a line on a piece of paper as neatly as possible, only to go back and redo it several times because you kept having to make more room for another … Continue reading Tiki-Toki – What Could You Do With an Awesome Timeline Tool?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what happens when we make that picture interactive and clickable? Now it's gotta be worth at least 2,000, right? Well, that's exactly what ThinkLink does. According to the ThinkLink website, "ThinkLink is the leading platform for creating interactive images for web, social and advertising channels." It says … Continue reading Thinglink.com – A Dynamic Tool for Your Classroom, Facebook, Presentation, Ad or Anything Else
I went to an amazing session at the Washington Canvas User's Group conference (WACUG) right before spring quarter and I heard the MOST AMAZING statement from a faculty. They said, "I found that the more of me I put into my classroom, the more my students engage." The context was that this was a session … Continue reading “The More of Me I Put in My Classroom, the More My Students Engage”
Jeff McQuarrie is a communications instructor here at Centralia College and he had a wonderful idea I thought should be shared with all of you. Hi all, Here's something I wanted to share, because it has really helped me raise the bar in all my F2F classes. When I sense that students are about to … Continue reading Jeff McQuarrie Raises the Bar With Video Exemplars of Students
I've learned some lessons over the years about having back up plans. When choosing a career as an adolescent, have a back up plan. When acting on stage where someone forgets their lines, have a back up plan. When planning a wedding outside in Washington state, have a back up plan. Don't rely on just … Continue reading You Can Never Have Enough Back Ups: Lessons Learned