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...]

iDig Video #23: Ali Grasson & Media Literacy in the Classroom


Collaborating, Creating and Publishing are part of the keys to 21st Century learning skills in education. Ali Grasson joins the podcast to share some of the amazing things going on in her classroom. Ali discusses how she uses multimedia-based assignments to inspire her students to analyze and discover the essence of source materials and from that create original video projects.   Show … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips to Shooting Great Video


Let’s get right down to business. You need to shoot a video, but you either don’t know where to start, how to begin, or the BASICS to pull it off. I get it. The ease and accessibility to create videos is now being required of all of us. So here’s what you need to know.   Top 5 tips to shooting great video 1. Camera Of course you’ll need a camera. To make a good video, the TYPE of … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable #19: Photo Apps

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This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about Photo Apps. There is a thin line between art and music, the crossover is apparent in the apps we use for art and music. Photography apps have transformed how we take pictures and create new photos. Show Host: Carol Broos Show contributors:   Tricia Fuglestad and Brenda Muench Show wiki:   Leave us some feedback! … [Read more...]

Top 10 Video Apps for your iPhone or other mobile device

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I had a life changing experience this past January. No, not one that will live in infamy. And no, not one that is really a big deal anymore for many people. But for me, it’s been a game changer. I bought my first iPhone. Now while I love all the ways I can use it to call, text, email, tweet, research, play "Words with Friends", etc. some of the most fun I’ve had with it is as a video creation … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable #17: Apps We Use Daily

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  This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk to about the apps we use to simplify our teaching on our own mobile devices and computer. These apps have transformed how we teach the arts and organize our lives in the educational setting. Show Host: Carol Broos Show contributors:   Trisha Fuglestad and Jennifer Kolze Show wiki: … [Read more...]