Posts Categorized: Technology

Using YouTube in Blackboard

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As of April 30th, 2013, we now have a new tool in BlackBoard called Video Everywhere. This new tool allows teachers and students alike to use their web cameras and YouTube accounts to easily make and embed Youtube videos.  Just so you know, the Circles team is working on designing some video on demand content […]

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

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Last fall (Oct. 2012) Edudemic posted the top 100 Video Sites for Educators. Here is a link to that post. http://edudemic.com/2012/08/best-video-sites-for-teachers/ There are some really great resources there. Some of our favorites include: TedEd, Youtube EDU, Flixxy, Teacher Tube, Khan Academy and more.

Google+ for Online Chats and Digital Office Hours

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Special thanks to Todd Conaway, an Instructional Designer from Yavapai College in Arizona, who shared with us his faculty development blog. As I was surfing his blog, I was inspired by this video and it’s relationship with things we will be showcasing at our next Circles of Innovation session. We look forward to the opportunity to work […]

I Want to Learn Prezi!

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Today’s students have grown up in a world of interactive motion graphics, yet classroom visuals often still take the form of static images in text or projected images in PowerPoint or Keynote slide show presentations (what some see as modern updates on 17th century information sharing – see the Magic Lantern – or click the […]

SmartMeasure for Online Learning

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this from his trip to the Innovations conference. The SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator is a web-based tool which assesses a learner’s likelihood for succeeding in an online and/or technology rich learning program. SmarterMeasure indicates the degree to which an individual student possesses attributes, skills and knowledge that contribute […]

Detailed List of Educational iPad Apps

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Special Thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with us from his trip to the innovations conference. Click on this link or the image below to see the full list http://citt.hccfl.edu/Files/AppsFromFaculty.pdf

Cellphones in the classroom by James May

Posted by & filed under Sparks, Strategy, Technology.

Thank you James for your presentation at Valencia’s Learning Day and for being willing to share it here with Circles of Innovation. In the short time I had to speak, I very briefly dropped the idea of how to use QR code and Backchanneling. The video below gives a very quick (down and dirty) example […]