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How to Create Engaging Videos with a Favorite Combo

Do you like to combine the very best of your favorite apps? I know I do! The year has been off to a great start, including lots of time in classrooms working with students and teachers. I love seeing creation tools in action, and in the past few months, I’ve sat side-by-side with elementary and […]

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Easy Steps to Create Video Playlists with Spark Page

Do you use videos in your classroom? You don’t have to have a flipped classroom to leverage the power of video with your students. Whether you share tutorials, explainer videos, or clips from a documentary, you can create video playlists. Last year, I shared a strategy for creating video playlists using YouTube. You might have […]

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Movie Making Activities for Reading Classrooms – Easy EdTech Podcast 051

In this episode, you’ll learn about movie-making projects you can use to showcase learning and cultivate creativity for your student readers. You’ll also hear about favorite EdTech resources and I’ll talk about my free planning pages to help make your video activities a success! I can’t wait for you to check out these activities for […]

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How to Use Video in Science Projects (feat. Adobe Spark)

Video is a powerful medium. Students can talk about their learning, capture moments, and share their ideas with the world! Ready to take a new spin on your typical science projects? I can’t wait to share some science project ideas with you that are customizable for any age group! In addition to speaking at conferences […]

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How to Keep Track of Your Professional Goals

Do you have set professional goals you’re focused on this month, year, or decade? I’m a big believer in setting goals. One thing about I’ve learned about goal setting is that thinking it or say it is nice — but not super useful — at least not for me. So if you’re looking for a […]

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5 Video Projects for Student Readers (feat. Adobe Spark)

How do your students share their reading experiences with the world? Movie-making activities help students talk about favorite books. They can use this format to share what they’ve learned from reading. Whether you’re focused on literature or informational text, students of all ages can share their reading experiences in video projects. Video Projects for Student […]

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Quick Ways to Share Student Videos with an Audience – Easy EdTech Podcast 043

In this episode I’ll share some of my favorite quick ways to share student videos with an audience.  You’ll also hear some tips and resources to make sharing student videos a success this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Share Student Videos So […]

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How To Share Spark Videos on YouTube

Do you have a YouTube channel for your school or classroom? This past year, I’ve led several presentations on how schools can share their stories. From making a slideshow with pictures from a field trip to spotlighting student work, there are lots of things schools can share with the world. You can share Spark Videos […]

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One-Day Poetry Activity for Seasonal Poems

I love wintertime, but any time of year is great for seasonal poems! Whether it’s snowing in December or raining in April, a poem connected to the seasons is a wonderful way for students to apply creative writing skills. In this blog post, I’ll share an activity you can do with students in just one […]

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How to Add Video to School Announcements

If you have a school event on the calendar, how do you stand out on social media? In the past few weeks, school storytelling has been front of mind. Sharing special moments and getting the word out about upcoming events are two ways schools can use social media to connect with their community. In October […]

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