video tutorials

simpleshow Video Maker & MS Teams App

This post is in partnership with simpleshow. All opinions are my own.   Are you looking for a simple video maker for your students? If you are using Microsoft Teams, you’ll definitely want to explore simpleshow and their new integration for the MS Teams app! Regular readers of the blog might remember that I’ve featured simpleshow […]

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How to Make YouTube Video Covers with Adobe Spark

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.   YouTube has always been a popular place to share videos with colleagues, students, and families.  Are you making videos and posting them to YouTube this school year? In just a few quick steps you can make customized covers for all of […]

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Spark Post + Flipgrid Shorts = An Epic Combo

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own. As I’m writing this blog post, I can almost hear Julie Andrews singing “These are a few of my favorite things…” Although I could blame this on watching a bunch of old movies like The Sound of Music on Disney+ this summer, I’m […]

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How to Create Instructional Videos with Flipgrid Shorts – Easy EdTech Podcast 073

In this episode, we’ll explore best practices for how to create instructional videos, including planning, filming, and sharing. You’ll hear about the free and fantastic Flipgrid Shorts tool for creating explainer videos for students. It’s perfect for blended, hybrid, and remote learning. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google […]

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How To Create Mini-Courses for Students

How do your students like to learn? In both face-to-face classrooms, and remote learning environments, videos are a powerful medium — especially when they are short and sweet. In this blog post, I want to tell you about a free tool that lets you create mini-courses for your students featuring video content. Regular readers of […]

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Khan Academy and the Features You Might Have Missed

I’m not sure when I really came across Khan Academy for the first time. In many ways it seems like it has been around forever, at least where conversations on EdTech integration, video tutorials, and flipped learning is concerned. Today I’ll share what Khan Academy is, and six things you might not know about it, […]

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How to Use Adobe Spark to Make TikTok Videos

Have you thought about creating TikTok videos? I’ve had a lot of conversations this spring about TikTok. It’s a platform full of short videos and the past few months I’ve posted EdTech tips on TikTok. So today I wanted to share a strategy with you to make TikTok videos… one that doesn’t include your killer […]

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Video Editor and Storyboarding Tool for Online Teaching

Are you creating videos for online learning? Video editing and storyboarding might be part of your process, and there is a video editor tool designed to make this easier for you. Write-on Video from Kdan Mobile has planning outlines, so anyone making videos can plan and create efficiently. In this blog post, I’ll share an […]

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Free Educational Videos for Kids with Expert Discussions

Are you looking for free educational videos for kids? The folks at Nepris have just given students and families free access to their library of thousands of educational videos for kids. You’ll find live discussions with experts from a variety of fields and lots of content to explore. If you haven’t heard of Nepris before, […]

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How to Make Instructional Videos with Adobe Spark

Do you head to YouTube when you have a problem you need to fix? This happens to me all the time. Sometimes I need help figuring out how to follow a recipe. Other times I’m trying to figure out how to fix something — like how to get my iPad out of an Otterbox case. […]

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