Show 53: Tricia and Dave Fuglestad


This week on the aRTs Roundtable we are dedicating the entire podcast to Tricia and Dave Fuglestad. Tricia usually podcasts with us. Dave, her husband, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident on August 2, 2014 that currently has left him paralyzed. He also is an educator in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Both are on leave of absence. There are a variety of things you can do to help out … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable 44: Troubleshooting in the Arts, when Tech Doesn’t Cooperate


This week on the aRTs Roundtable discusses how to manage technology in the arts classroom (when you only have them for 30-40 minutes) and trouble shooting with yourself and your students. Tricia talks about the new app from doink green screen. Great tips! Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any … [Read more...]

iDig Video #35: iOgrapher – Total Mobile Filmmaking for $600!

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Apple Tech Update Conf: - an amazing new device for your video classroom - iOgrapher. For $600 you can have the most amazing rig: an iPad fitted with a shotgun mike, light source, tripod, and an app for digital video editing and uploading! Also James on the film "Gravity." Show Hosts: Jonathan Furst, Jim Crawford    Here's our Show Notes Give us some feedback! Email … [Read more...]

iDig Video #31: Teaching Video in Your Classroom

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A new season of iDig Video - join us to hear What's New on the Horizon at Apple. Also James discusses an exciting 1:1 deployment in his Media Center and how it applies to video production.  And  video students seem to pick up the tech stuff pretty quickly, but struggle with story structure. We outline an intro to teaching story structure to video students. Show Hosts: Jonathan Furst, Jim … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable 40: My Singing Monsters, Gaming in the Music Classroom


This week on the aRTs Roundtable gaming in the music classroom. All three of us are HOOKED on My Singing Monsters app for the iPad and iPhone. A music game that we all have been obsessed with. There is a My Singing Monsters wiki where you can find how to "breed" different sound monsters and we are using mindmeister to map out our monsters. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Jennifer … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable 39: Playtime with the Ghosts of Summer Past, Present, and Future


This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about the all the ghosts of our summer play and creating with our iPads, and how we will use this play in our classrooms and conferences. Tricia has been playing a lot with doink app. Here's her blogpost for creating spooky landscapes. Tricia has been experimenting with a variety of photo apps, like Superimpose. Brenda, Carol, and Jen are obsessed with My … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable 35: Plan B


This week on the aRTs Roundtable is about Plan B. What do you do when you hit a wall in technology in the arts. Tricia reached out for resources at Jen creatively rescheduled. Brenda using Sonic Pics is still trying a work around with her first graders and the book Fortunately by Remy Charlip. Carol was someone else's Plan B, since another teacher found it difficult to … [Read more...]