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Classroom 2.0 LIVE! - Saturday Shows

Saturday, April 29, 2017
“Not Your Grandmother’s Video"
Presenter: Desiree Alexander

Come learn how to use videos in your classroom in new, unique ways! You will learn how to download YouTube Videos, how to teach content through Hip Hop, how to quiz using videos and places to find fun content videos that aren't the same ones you saw when you were a student. The face-paced, fun webinar is just what you need to add life to your lessons! She will add screencasting and making videos yourself in that one by mentioning their options and not going too deep into HOW to use each one.


Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field for fourteen years. She is currently the Instructional Technology Supervisor for Caddo Parish Public Schools. She is the founder of Educator Alexander, an educational consulting business. She consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences nationwide. She holds various certifications, as well as multiple technology certifications, including being a Google Certified Trainer and a Microsoft Certified Educator. She is the 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators, and a campus 2015 Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District. She also sits on the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educator’s Board of Directors.

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On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site ( you'll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “Parenting in the Digital Age” session with Steve Garton, Common Sense Education. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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I have been using Moodle, and it seems like a very comprehensive LMS.  I would like to know what other people think MOODLE.  I would also like to hear about other LMS's.Continue

Social Media in the Classroonm

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I have an upcoming project on MOOCS.  I was wanting to get some feedback from anyone who has used them or done any research about them.  Also, could you recommend some good articles about MOOCS?Continue

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Started by William Hopper in Introductions. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer yesterday. 1 Reply

I would like to ask any online teachers if they prefer asynchronous or synchronous learning in their online courses. Continue

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I made a google Doc Survey with forms. You first pick the style which is the background before you start typing the questions. There are multiple types of questions. I used multiple choice, text box response, and check boxes. You can make the survey…Continue

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Pop Quizzes...Good? Or Bad?

Started by Victoria Lawson in First Time Posting. Last reply by William Hopper yesterday. 8 Replies

As a student, I have never enjoyed pop quizzes.  However, as a future teacher, I think in many ways they can benefit the students.  Since the students do not know when to expect the quizzes, they will always feel like they need to be prepared, which…Continue

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