Technology Teaching Resources

Classroom Resources--Hardware

Mobi (Math teachers have them and 15 available for checkout to other teachers)

  • Mobile tool for creating whiteboard presentations and/or annotating screen capture content

Document Camera--Elmo--Every Teacher has one

  • Used in conjunction with the ImageMate software, this tool can be used for capturing images, worksheets, books, and print materials.
  • Interwrite Workspace can be used to annotate images displayed in ImageMate
  • Videos can be edited

Classroom Performance System (CPS) Response Pads - aka "Clickers" (six sets available for checkout)

  • Primary tool for student feedback
  • Utilizing Verbal Mode, teachers can receive instant feedback as a part of ongoing classroom discussion - no content creation necessary
  • All session responses are recorded for analysis 

Flip Video Cameras--(Nine cameras available for checkout)

  • Use the flip camera or a camera of your choice to record your lesson
  • High-quality video that can be edited with MovieMaker
  • Best to use any video converter and convert to .wav before editing in MovieMaker

iTouches for Student Use

  • Clark has 4 carts of iTouches with 40 iTouches in each cart
  • One cart is specifically for ESL
  • Science is using one cart for oral test administration, but it can be used for other purposes.
  • Two carts are available to be checked out and used
  • We have a generic Clark Apple account for use in getting free apps
  • ESL newcomers has 20 iTouches and a charging case

Netbooks for Student Use

  • 10 Jar Carts with 15 in each cart

Headphones with mics for PC's and iTouches

Microphones for PC's

Video Creation Tools

ImageMate Software for the Elmo

  • Image Mate is installed on every teacher laptop
  • Record audio and video as you teach from materials shown on the elmo
  • Record audio and video as you teach from your laptop screen
  • Elmo makes it very easy to switch from one device to the other
  • Videos can be edited with MovieMaker

Interwrite Workspace - Record and Playback Tool

  • Workspace is installed on every teacher laptop - it is what you use with a Mobi or Whiteboard
  • In the Toolbox area, select the Record and Playback Tool and click to record

Educreations

  • Easily record a whiteboard presentation from the Educations Website or an iPad App (works best with an iPad)
  • Many recording limitations, biggest of which is the inability to edit the videos
  • When sharing, be sure to make the video public if you wish to share with other teachers

Video Editing Tools

Microsoft Movie Maker

  • Easily import Interwrite Workspace recordings, edit out "glitches", combine video clips, insert media, and even create intro and ending credits for your lessons.
  • Different version between the Windows XP and Windows 7 versions, but functionality is the same

Need help? Online MovieMaker Live (Windows 7) directions http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/movie-maker#t1=overview

Audacity

  • Create and edit audio for your videos.

Any Video Converter

  • Easily convert your videos to different formats
  • Teachers concerned about students being unable to view *.wmv files on an Apple computer or iDevice can utilize this tool to convert videos into MPEG4 format

Sharing Your Lessons

Outreach Teacher Webpage

Edmodo 

  • Edmodo is a free site that allows educators to create a private and secure environment for students. With Edmodo, students can post videos and information without the worry of the public seeing it. Students do not need an email address to join your class. Accept assignment uploads, administer quizzes, and create polls...all in Edmodo! For more information, go to http://goo.gl/zureu.

TCEA Flipped Classroom https://sites.google.com/a/tcea.org/tcea-s-web-tools/flipped-classrooms

TechSmith--What is a "Flipped Classroom"  http://www.techsmith.com/flipped-classroom.html

TechSmith--Exlploring the Flipped Classroom