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Can We Create a Curriculum around Video Conferencing?

Stacey Roshan - Podcast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Stacey Roshan on the program to talk about the power of Video in the classroom.  Stacey is a veteran teacher who for the last 7 years has been flipping her classroom through interactive and engaging videos.

One of Stacey’s favorite platforms for video is Zoom, a video conferencing application that allows for crystal clear video communication.  What I learned in this episode is that Zoom has a fantastic Education platform that can be widely used in K12 schools on every

 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Bringing Video lessons into the curriculum
    • Flipping the Classroom through video
      • Creating an environment where the teacher can be with the students and be apart of the learning process and having 1:1 time with students
      • How to offload your lesson to video
    • Recorded Video vs Live Video
      • Tips for Pre-recorded videos
        • Time: Some videos are better longer, some are better shorter depending on the type of class or assignment.
          • EdPuzzle is a great tool for creating assessments for the videos
        • Format: Screencasts are great, but it’s important for the videos to be setup so that students are active while watching the video.
        • Where to publish: YouTube / PowerSchool / EdPuzzle
  • Do classrooms today have a need for connecting with other classrooms?
  • Practical uses for video conferencing in the classroom
  • A Survey of Popular Video Applications
    • Recorded Video
      • Screencast
        • Camtasia
        • Screenflow
        • Screencastify
        • Screencast-o-matic
      • Video Editors
    • Live Video
      • Zoom
        • Why Zoom?
        • Advantages over other platforms
        • Price
  • Creating a Curriculum around Video Conferencing
    • AP Calculus
      • Creating Interactive Lessons
    • Creating Lesson Plans
      • Recording Video
        • Equipment
          • iPad
          • Snowball Microphone
          • USB Extension Cord
          • TeacherCast.net/equipment
      • Sharing Video / Saving Video
      • Publishing Video
    • Student Feedback about interactive curriculum
  • Recommendations for teachers interested in bringing video into the classroom


About our Guest

Stacey Roshan is Upper School Technology Coordinator and Math teacher at Bullis School. She has a keen interest in discovering and bringing innovative tools into the classroom to engage students and personalize instruction. She has spent a lot of time working to flip the mathematics classroom in an effort to shift the culture to a more participatory learning space, focused on relationships and individual student’s needs. Her work on the flipped classroom has been featured in major newspapers such as USA Today, CNN, and The Washington Post and television on PBS Newshour. Stacey aims to empower teachers with ideas and tech tools to enrich and enliven the classroom by engaging learners.

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