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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

Screencast of making video with slides

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

Jeff Presenting in front of a white board

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

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!

NYC Men of Color Lunch & Learn

NYC CSForALL Men of Color Lunch and Learn

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Men of Color – Learn & Lunch – NYC CSForALL – February 29, 2020 Resources Slides from session Homework Activity Homework – Related Lesson Plan Example PB&J Flowcharts Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Example 4

The New Edtech Literacies

#IDEACon – Redefining EdTech Literacy

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February 27, 2020 • Surviving and Thriving In A Dynamic Education Landscape • #IDEACon February 27, 1:00 PM • #IDEACon • Schaumburg, IL Session Description: 60 apps in 60 minutes! While you are reading this, your Chrome Browser needs an update! YouTube just changed their terms of service, again! Educators and schools are challenged with keeping up with an ever-changing landscape. It can be exhausting! Join Jeff Mao for a… Read More »#IDEACon – Redefining EdTech Literacy

Follow The Leader Sculpture

#IDEACon – Leadership In A Digital Age

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#IDEACon: Leadership In A Digital Age Thursday, February 27, 8:00 am • #IDEACon •Schaumburg, IL Session Description: Leadership manifests itself in many ways. Relationships and how we support the people around us as well as building consensus around a vision are critical. This is frequently discussed and examined. The policies we set and the way that we budget are equally as important manifestations of leadership. Technology-rich learning environments bring new challenges… Read More »#IDEACon – Leadership In A Digital Age

#IDEACon – SAMR: More Than a Model

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SAMR: More Than A Model Workshop Materials Wednesday, February 26, 11:15 am • #IDEACon •Schaumburg, IL Session Description: The SAMR model, developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, has been around for close to 20 years. Can anything that’s been around education that long really be useful anymore? The answer is, YES! Your veteran teachers are the foundation of your faculty, and SAMR is more relevant today for most educators than it… Read More »#IDEACon – SAMR: More Than a Model