Spring Valley High School has Launched a Podcast

I recently began a new job at Spring Valley High School in Huntington, WV as the Technology Systems Operator. One of the duties associated with this job is maintaining the school’s website. As part of that, I have worked with one of the assistant principals to launch the first official podcast of a public school … Continue reading “Spring Valley High School has Launched a Podcast”

Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode

https://pinecast.com/listen/3fcb4167-42c3-4638-a94d-7e0ce16f27de.mp3With Flipgrid’s recent addition of Guest Mode, Kristin and Joe Merrill, Flipgrid Ambassadors from Florida, shared some fantastic ideas for using Guest Mode in their classrooms that I wanted to highlight on EdTech Shorts. Speak To An Expert Family Homework Schoolwide Challenges #GridPals Thank a Veteran You can check out the blog post where they … Continue reading “Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode”

Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode

https://pinecast.com/listen/3534bd69-733a-4743-8ebe-9ba10be9943a.mp3This past summer Flipgrid introduced the Grid Launchpad and it allowed users to tailor their grid security settings to be unique to their own learning community. Parents have wanted to see what their students were doing on Flipgrid, but could not do so in a way where the educator still had control. Now Flipgrid has … Continue reading “Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode”

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

https://pinecast.com/listen/38540812-e074-4084-a373-5785dbc3f866.mp3Microsoft has now integrated their Immersive Reader into Flipgrid. The Immersive Reader is a part of Microsoft’s Learning Tools accessibility tools for the classroom. It allows you to break down a text for students with learning difficulties. Students can begin using the Immersive Reader immediately on any topics. They simply click on the Immersive Reader … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid”

REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators

https://pinecast.com/listen/44567b31-f802-438d-b71e-edd9004caeaf.mp3If you are looking to enhance your classroom experience for your students through social media, here are some quick dos and don’ts in that practice: Dos Do use separate personal and professional social media accounts. Putting a boundary between school and personal life is good for your career and less stress on you. Do make sure you … Continue reading “REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators”

The 4 C’s Learning Menu w/Kasey Bell

https://pinecast.com/listen/fc44cc04-6887-44f4-a7a6-37062e64e51f.mp3Today’s EdTech Shorts features Kasey Bell (Twitter, Website) sharing her 4 C’s Learning Menu. This is a tremendous tool for helping your students share their learning while exploring the 4 C’s (Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking). You can quickly access the 4 C’s Learning Menu at http://shakeup.link/4cmenu. Give Kasey a follow on Twitter, check … Continue reading “The 4 C’s Learning Menu w/Kasey Bell”