Edublogs TV, another resource from Edublogs, has an online video site for teachers and instructors. It has instructional videos, humorous videos, and audio tags. Although I haven’t had the chance to try the site out, it seems very worthwhile. Many thanks to Kelly’s post on Classroom 2.0!
During the ISTE Conference in Atlanta in June, I had seen workshops about Blogs, but paid no attention to them thinking I wouldn’t be interested. However, as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, I was requested by my supervisor to begin my own blog. Slowly I trudged through the process, and I must confess, I am overwhelmed by the collaboration that can take place between my colleagues from all over the world!
Case in point: integrating movie making into the elementary classroom.
I posted on Classroom 2.0 and requested assistance for resources for movie making. Thanks to Matthew, I was given a goldmine of blogs and websites to check. Some that look great:
Also, check Mr. Needleman.com, integrating technology in the classroom.
Are you a Promethean user? Schools have been provided with document cameras and the uses are endless! Need some ideas? I found this recently on Classroom 2.0:
~Make every book a big book…shared reading experience
~put a timer underneath the camera for various applications
~capture student work
~conduct science experiements with insects
~students share writing
~discussing and displaying homework
~any other piece of “stuff” everyone can use, but can’t gather ’round to see easily
~stick today’s paper underneath it and make annotations
~have student plot graphs using a grid you put on the screen
As for our own ideas, one of our art teachers at OB used a document camera to show light source on a still life so that all students had the same view.
If you have any other ideas, please share!