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Using YouTube Capture to Film and Share Videos

YouTube Capture is definitely a must have iPad app for teachers and students. This app is developed by Google and unlike the basic YouTube app, YouTube Capture allows users to record videos and upload them instantly and right from their iPad or iPhones and Instagram. Some of the fantastic features that distinguish YouTube Capture  is the […]

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Attention iPad users!

As an iPad user I am always looking for a good handwriting and note taking app and found one that I would recommend.  That app is Penultimate and here are just a few reasons why: As of last week, the app is now free! Syncs with my favorite productivity tool Evernote Ability to share a […]

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Try Jailbreaking This! Using Guided Access to Lock Down your iPad for Instruction

We’ve all heard that the iPad is a wonderful tool for teaching and learning in the classroom.  Technology keeps students engaged while the mobile access allows for students to participate in active learning experiences outside the confines of a four-walled classroom.  However, according to an article in eCampus News, only 7% of college students in […]

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Tips for a Successful Video Project

Last week Laura Plotts and I gave a FTI 2 Go session on using Student Created Mobile Video in your classes. In this session we gave tips for successful filming, editing, and sharing and provided many resources such as rubrics, release forms, and free audio and video resources that are copyright free. Since several people […]

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A new way to interact online — Google+ Hangout…with extras

Google+ offers two new ways to interact with your friend, colleagues, or anyone in your circles:  Google+ Hangout which is a video chat application and Google+ Hangout with Extras which allows for the video and text-based chat as well as document and screen sharing and a shared online whiteboard.  At it’s most basic the Hangout […]

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The VoiceThread iPad/iPhone App is Finally Here!

VoiceThread is one of my favorite free, online applications.  If you’re not familiar with VoiceThread it is a “collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides…

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Chrome Notebook Pilot Program and Chrome Web Store

There are dynamic events that occur in everyone’s lives that alters the way we think and act. Your first kiss, driving a car, seeing Star Wars: A New Hope and loving it, seeing Star Wars: Phantom Menace and hating it, proving that you can live off of Raman for months at a time. We all […]

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