10 Very Important Video Content Tips


  The great thing about video and my Professional Learning Network (PLN), is that as much as we may want to reinvent the wheel, there is simply no need to do so. Powerful and useful information is at our fingertips. So as I perused my latest Twitter followers this past week, I found a new site, that upon reflection, has some incredibly great video information for teachers wanting to … [Read more...]

EdGamer 50: The First to 50!

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Last week was Zack’s birthday and this week it's our birthday...our 50th! That’s right, it's the 50th episode of EdGamer. We take a look back at all the great shows we have had and highlight a few of our favorite memories. If you are new to EdGamer check this out for some recommendations on can’t-miss past episodes. We are proud of our first 50 and we can’t wait to bring you 50 more...thanks to … [Read more...]

Alternatives to Copyright Music and Materials


Copyright is an issue I discuss with my students on a daily basis. Recent news of SOPA, PIPA and ACTA have been debated topics in government and in the court of public opinion. And inevitably, copyright becomes a hot topic when I travel and present to educators who allow students to create videos for their classes. I recently received an email from one of my colleagues who is facing many of the … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #40: Behind the Scenes of a Successful 1:1 Program

  This week on the MacReach Show: Eric Callis joins in to offer a behind the scenes look at a successful 1:1 laptop program. Listen in to learn about everything from financing to data collection, and some excellent resources! Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) CoHost: Eric Callis (@edttw)   Leave us some … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #38: Apple News & Resources

This week on MacReach: We discuss lots of Apple new, Apple resources, and an awesome app of the week!  We invite you to join in on the conversation about Apple's impact in education as we look to the future. Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us … [Read more...]

#EduWin Isn’t Just for Educators!

Everyday, educators are sharing their positive teaching and learning experiences with each other via the WhatIsYourEduWin.com website and the #EduWin hashtag on Twitter. You may be wondering... what is an #EduWin? An #EduWin can happen any time someone takes education forward. It is a way to celebrate all the fabulous things that are taking place in the world of education every day! So far, … [Read more...]

My Quest for 1:1 Success


I have been asked by my school district to be a part of a 1:1 task force. We are moving forward and laying a plan of implementation. EdReach has been a big help for gathering information and there are many articles on EdReach that have been quite helpful. My goal for this post is to gather that knowledge and also gather knowledge from other sources and angles. I have one question that I would … [Read more...]

iPad EdResources

As 2011 winds down, I have spent a good deal of time thinking about all of the online resources and tools that have helped make this past year a successful 'Year of the iPad' in my school district. And with an upcoming winter vacation ahead for many educators next week, I thought it might be nice to share out some of my favorite resources for using iPads, iPods, and iPhones in the classroom. … [Read more...]