Benjamin Levy
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Video resources to teach fractions?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dorothy Hastings Nov 24, 2013. 2 Replies

Video Resources to teach Fractions - What video resources are you all using to teach fractions this year? Mr Leatherwood makes his own screencasts and uses eduCanon to embed questions into the video…Continue

Tags: video, math, interactive, screencast, classroom

TED Talks in the classroom?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fatma Al Amir Nov 9, 2013. 1 Reply

Curious to hear how others are using TED Talks in their classroom. Just stumbled upon this gem that Rhonda Mitchell from Trinity delivered to her class. eduCanon was used to embed questions into the…Continue

Tags: TED, edtech, learning, flipped


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Hello Everyone! As a teacher, I've seen how impactful video can be in the classroom. But my biggest problem was maintaining strong pedagogy with engaging video. Like how do you use a NOVA clip that is super engaging to teach a learning objective like 'velocity has both magnitude and direction'? Over the past year, I've been fortunate enough to work with a group of amazing people, offering the teacher perspective, to develop eduCanon. eduCanon makes YouTube work for teachers--preventing students from skipping parts of my screencast/YouTube, adding questions INTO the video that pause it and create an active learning experience, and monitoring each students' progress and proficiency, while providing only the data that leads to actionable next steps. It's cool. It's free to teachers.

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