Adding an Animation

On October 1, 2014 By

As I am back in a Mac lab environment I plan on using Hype with my classes. Adding an animation to an iBook is made a lot easier with Hype 2.0. I took screen shots of the different scratch components I wanted and animated them. Then I took a screencast of the output in scratch [...]

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Scratch Widget

On September 25, 2014 By

In the iBook I am making for my robotics&programming class I want to include examples of the different programs that students create. As my final destination is iBooks on the Mac I have used an iframe embed to add some sample Scratch games.

Using what I found here I modified a few lines, adding the Scratch embed information.

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PD This Year

On September 24, 2014 By

Eight years ago the school I worked at began using the work of Charlotte Danielson to guide our conversations about teaching and the creation of a professional growth plan. As I was interested in using an electronic portfolio I began using Mahara to create, collect and display what I learned. Fast forward to today and we have [...]

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On June 18, 2014 By

I remember listening to my colleagues talking about the variety of scripts they used when using Google Docs. My only comment was that I wondered how that would all change with Google Classroom. They asked if it was something I had seen. Well, at that point I had not, but I thought it would likely [...]

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IF Update

On June 5, 2014 By

Finished with the Interactive Fiction unit. I must admit I had a lot of fun with this one.

Using the interactive fiction software Quest, trying out EverWeb, testing using gDrive to host a web site (something kids will use next year) creating screencasts and editing them in iMovie I learnt a lot!

The last [...]

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Come Along Ways

On June 4, 2014 By

I remember when you used to have to order your movies from the central distributor. Get the wheels of film and put them on a projector. Then you could show the kids a video! I could never get my act together for that. Well for big units I was able to at the least get the Volcano

video. There [...]

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