Tag Archives: video

Google Classroom: Video Playlists in a Video Library

Google Classroom video playlists

Google Classroom Video Library I am so loving this new feature in Google Classroom to “Copy link” to an assignment. One use for the “Copy link” feature is to link to other Google Classroom classes. Let’s say you have a red Google Classroom class for your main announcements and you have a blue Google Classroom class […]

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Webinar Archive – Creating Short Instructional Videos

October 13th at 530 PST Myself, Lisa Ceja, and Elise Legaspi are going to talk about making short instructional videos. Link to events page Video With blended learning and flipped classrooms teachers are creating videos for their students to watch. I am a perpetual student, I received my masters degree online and am working on […]

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30 Second Videos for Your Students

Personally, I cringe when I hear a teacher mention they are making videos for their students. I absolutely advocate for teachers to create videos. However, regardless of the medium, student engagement matters. Too often I see 10-20 minute videos for students to watch. Ugh. Ten Seconds Research shows that people decide in the first 10 […]

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Video Directions – Provide Text Also

I am going to be honest; it drives me crazy when I want to look up how to do something and I have to watch a video in order to find the information I need. Videos talk slower than I can read. I can not skim a video. Too many times I watch a video […]

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Embed A Video on Your Website from Google Drive

Now that Google Apps for Education has unlimited storage you should fill it up with video! I use the Snagit Chrome extension to create screencasts that are automatically saved in Google Drive. (Click Here for Extension. Click Here for Snagit App. You need both!) I suggest you set your sharing settings on the TechSmith folder […]

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Instructional Video Tips with Dave Mulder: Start with a Story

Dave Mulder has a wonderful style to creating online instructional videos. Previously I had shared some of his instructional video techniques in a blog. Here are some additional things we can learn from Dave Mulder Start with a Story I really appreciate that he did not start his video with “hi.” He starts right in […]

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Instructional Video Tips with Dave Mulder

Thank you to Dave Mulder for allowing me to share his playlist of videos. Dave is sharing some great tips on discussion boards in an online class.  In addition to interesting content, Dave did a great job creating the video. Here are some tips for making videos like Dave: Playlist Notice Dave opted to create a playlist […]

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Google Plus: Insert a Video for Students

One of my favorite things I do with my students is have them participate in a private Google Plus Community. The capturing of the informal learning is invaluable. This is where students “lean over” and ask their neighbor “Did you understand what the directions were?” or “I found this great resource that reminded me of […]

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Scrolling Text in Your Presentation

Today at the OC CUE TechFest event the keynote speaker Catlin Tucker included video screencasts in her slide deck. This was particularly clever as it allows her to demonstrate navigating a website without being held hostage to the internet availability or speed. It also allows her to demonstrate a skill without her being stuck behind the […]

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Trimming the Video Length of a Video in Keynote

Thank you to the inspirational Roni Habib for showing me this trick. Let’s be honest, being a teacher is hard work, really hard work. We do not have a lot of minutes to spare preparing our lessons, nor do we have instructional minutes to waste. Oftentimes we have a video we want to share with our […]

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Adding a Video to Keynote in 3 Easy Steps

I learned this trick from the amazing Ramsey Musallam (http://www.cyclesoflearning.com/). Video can be a powerful way to spark student curiosity. Here is how you add a video file into keynote. Step 1 You need a video file. Step 2 Drag the video file directly onto the slide. You can do this from the finder or desktop, […]

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