Category Archives: Media_Video

Using Art and Technology toTeach Descriptive Writing

Monster Match on the Teaching Channel Check out this video from a school in Covington, Louisiana.  These teachers have a very creative way of teaching their students how to write a descriptive paragraph.  There is even more directions and helpful … Continue reading

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Voice Threads

This past week I worked with a foreign language teacher and her students as they created Voice Threads. It was a great opportunity for students to hear themselves speak in another language. The picture above links to another wonderful project … Continue reading

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Brian Williams on NBC Learn

Brian Williams on NBC Learn. NBC Learn, the new video subscription service for middle and high school teachers and students, has been getting some great reviews. The short video clips can be easily downloaded for viewing offline. This means there … Continue reading

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Scary Mary

This trailer or re-cut from Mary Poppins was used to teach tone and voice in an ELA class. Read the posts below to see how you can embed videos like this in your flipcharts.

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Mixin it up with the Common Core!

  Mixin it up with the Common Core! A great new feature in BrainPop is the Quiz Mixer.  You can now easily create your own quizzes using BrainPop’s question bank or add your own questions.  You will have to set … Continue reading

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Create your own YouTube Channel Continue reading

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