TTwT 13 Virtual Learning Teams & VLC
Virtual learning is back again in Shanghai, and who knows for how long. Today I talk about Teams captions and breakout rooms, as well as using VLC for downloading videos from YouTube.
April 02, 2022
TTwT 12 Pondering Social Media
This is a recording of a grade 10 digital citizenship lesson that our school is launching.
November 12, 2021
TTwT 11 - Online Collaborative Tools
André, Joel and David speculate on what the new school norms might be and take a closer look at online collaborative tools. Episode includes: https://nearpod.com/ https://www.minecraft.net/en-us https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software Recorded at Dave's apartment!
August 09, 2020
TTwT 10 - Giving Effective Feedback Using Technology
Andre, Joel and David discuss giving feedback using technology, and we also take a deep dive into what is effective feedback. Episode includes: ManageBac - https://www.managebac.com/ Flipgrid - https://flipgrid.com/ Padlet - https://padlet.com/ Matthew Johnson - https://matthewmjohnson.com/ CrossFit - https://www.crossfit.com/ Cult of Pedagogy - https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/ Recorded @ Bread Etc. 500 Xiangyang Nan Lu, Xuhui Shanghai China
May 24, 2020
TTwT 9 - Helpful Apps for Students and Teachers, part 1
Andre and Joel discuss some great utilities and other resources to help manage your fun and engaging classes. Episode 9 topics include: NearPod - https://nearpod.com Smart Countdown Timer & Folder Designer- https://fiplab.com Madlibs - http://www.madlibs.com Desktop Curtain - https://manytricks.com/desktopcurtain/ QuickTime - https://support.apple.com/quicktime Random Student Picker - https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/03/ipad-name-selector-apps-for-teachers.html Other useful resources, not covered in this episode are: Affinity Suite for Graphic Editing and Desktop Layout - https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/ myHomework Student Planner - free / $5— #5 in Education - https://myhomeworkapp.com Duolingo - Excellent language accession app - https://www.duolingo.com Kahoot - Online collaborative and interactive class wide quizzes - http://kahoot.it
May 19, 2020
TTwT 8 - Getting Comfortable Creating Content
Andre, Joel and David discuss how to create video content for your students during the the virtual learning phase of teaching. Links Blue Yeti - https://www.bluedesigns.com/products/yeti/ OBS - https://obsproject.com/ iMovie - https://www.apple.com/imovie/ Location - Bread Etc, Shanghai https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g308272-d12030081-Reviews-BREAD_etc-Shanghai.html
May 10, 2020
TTwT 7 - The Tool that Get's the Job Done, is the Right Tool.
Hosted by Joel, Dave and Andre with a special guest - Chris Jacobs. Adobe Creative Cloud - https://www.adobe.com Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Gravit Designer - https://www.designer.io Affinity Photo - https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/photo/ Designer - https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/designer/ Publisher - https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/publisher/ Sketch - https://www.sketch.com Scratch - https://scratch.mit.edu Autodesk Fusion 360 -https://www.autodesk.com/campaigns/fusion-360-for-hobbyists Figma - https://www.figma.com Blender - https://www.blender.org MOI 3D - http://moi3d.com Rhino 3D - https://www.rhino3d.com
May 03, 2020
TTwT 6 - Virtual Learning 11 Weeks In
Three international school teachers talk about how virtual learning is going, the importance of troubleshooting, adaptability and maintaining connections.
April 24, 2020
TTwT 5 - Virtual Learning Survival Guide
In this week's episode I discuss how our school is handling virtual learning during our school closings due to the Covid-19 out break.
February 16, 2020
TTwT 4 - Cloud Storage Cleanup
Find out why it is important to delete those old emails, images, videos etc from the cloud.
November 28, 2019
TTwT 3 - Anchor.fm and Data
Joel and David discuss how to get your podcast out there using Anchor.fm AND why data is beautiful!
November 11, 2019
TTwT 2 - What has robotics done for you?
Hear what a student at SCIS has to say about robotics, what it has done for him and what he plans to do with it in the future.
October 25, 2019
TTwT 1 - Pilot Episode
Find out all the amazing technology used in schools. Today we discuss the new media lab located in B301 at SCIS - Shanghai Community International School.
October 25, 2019