Did you know that you can actually upload a PDF scan directly from your iPhone to Google Classroom?
If you’ve ever had to directly send a photo of your workbook to your teacher as a Google Classroom task, you would have experienced the struggles of getting the correct lighting and avoiding your own shadow so that your teacher can properly view your work. It’s downright infuriating at times.
Green screen is often associated with big blockbuster Hollywood films including Marvel's Avengers and Harry Potter. However, many teachers have been using this engaging and innovative technology in their classrooms, because it adds a new and exciting dimension to their lessons.
Green screen (or blue screen which works in the same way as blue and green are regarded as the best colours to use as they are the furthest co...
Both teachers and students can use iMovie to document and record events that has relevance to the units being taught in the classroom e.g., excursions. These iMovies can then be brought to the classroom and shared with the whole class. Students could employ iMovie in a Physical Education classroom to illustrate proper technique in shooting free throws. Or to perhaps demonstrate the relationship between good nutrition and bette...
Book trailers are creative short videos that tell potential readers something about the book without giving away the ending, and in turn should convince them to read the book. After reading a book; students can also develop their own Book Trailers as a way of recalling facts and information from a given text. Instead of getting students to summarise facts on a Google Doc, why not try Book trailers!
Storytelling is an important part of learning, and today’s technology allows students and staff to tell their stories in powerful ways.
Students can use iMovie to tell stories using digital media including pictures, images, and music. This can improve their verbal fluency and their communicative skills. The teacher could provide a section of the text for the student(s) to act out; of which is then compiled in iMovie.