March 2020

#6 TL4Ed: Interview with First Grade Teacher Tiffany Roberts – Online Learning with Elementary Learners – Part 1

In this episode, I interviewed Tiffany Roberts, first grade teacher at the Lake Lucina Elementary School, Duval County Public Schools in Florida. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview where we learn about Tiffany’s experiences teaching young elementary-aged students online long before social distancing and long before schools around the country began switching to online learning. 

Tool Tip: Leveraging the MacOS Accessibility Zoom feature

Tool Tips: Screen Zoom for Media Creation

Another quick tool tip for you! I use this technique a lot during live workshops when I’m demonstrating how to use a piece of software, or if I need to bring attention to a certain place on the screen. Whether you are watching a screencast or a live demonstration projected on the wall, using the Screen Zoom feature is an easy way to make it easier to emphasize a part… Read More »Tool Tips: Screen Zoom for Media Creation

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#5 TL4Ed: Content Creation For the Quarantined Teacher

This post has a podcast episode that talks about the content below, but it isn’t a word-for-word reading of this post, so please give a listen! I’ll be sharing my thoughts about media creation for teachers now at home and working to teach their students online or remote as a result of the social distancing measures being employed by schools across the globe.  If you have questions or comments, please… Read More »#5 TL4Ed: Content Creation For the Quarantined Teacher

Tool Tips: Keynote Animations and more

This video was made to support a blog post about different approaches to creating video content to support learning and instruction — especially in light of the disruption caused by the Corona virus pandemic. If you have questions, please leave me a comment below! https://youtu.be/j5xvXvX5oAI If you’d like to see the Pi Day video that resulted from the explanations in this video, click here! See other Tool Tip Videos

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Tool Tips: Combining Live Video with Slides

This video was made to support a blog post about different approaches to creating video content to support learning and instruction — especially in light of the disruption caused by the Corona virus pandemic. If you have questions, please leave me a comment below! In it, I’ll show how you can easily combine live video of yourself with static images or slides.  See other Tool Tip Videos https://youtu.be/jnBW3CIyWvI

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Tool Tips: Video Instruction for the Quarantined Teacher

This video was made to support a blog post about different approaches to creating video content to support learning and instruction — especially in light of the disruption caused by the Corona virus pandemic. If you have questions, please leave me a comment below! See other Tool Tip Videos https://youtu.be/voFNHuUaQSU

A Visual Explanation of Pi, Circumference, and Area of a Circle

Happy Pi Day! Here’s a video I made to show a visual representation of where pi comes from, and how we use it to calculate circumference and area of circles. I also created more videos that examine how I made this for those of you looking for build similar style content! https://youtu.be/6tkmSNImrBI

Women's Call To Action

NYC CSForALL Women’s Call To Action

Women’s Call To Action – Learn & Lunch – NYC CSForALL – March 14, 2020 Resources Slides (PDF) Retelling HerStory Links Katherine Johnson Dorothy Vaughn Mary Jackson Vera Rubin Nettie Stevens Henrietta Swan Leavitt