How does a hole in the bottom of a Pringles® can make a picture of the world? This activity provides instructions for recycling a potato chip can into a simple camera.
I've recently been working on an instructional video program for teachers called "Teaching Through Technology." I've observed many tech-ed programs throughout the state of Wisconsin, and have been struck by the realization that the best of these programs aren't just about videography, or editing, or writing-they are
Question: Do you have any creative ways for how we can use the document camera in our classroom? The IT Guy says: Document cameras can be wonderful for sharing books in color with a large class, via a projector. They also can be used to showcase other types of student work, including art. With the software
For the past several years, the Upper Saddle River School District (K-8) has been using digital cameras, both still and video, to enhance learning, provide motivation, and as a convenient tool to empower both students and teachers. Such cameras are becoming easier to use, smaller, cheaper and yet more powerful. Thus
Listen to the podcast Question: We're getting ready to purchase a video camera to use in our school. Are there particular features we should be sure to look for? The IT Guy says: With the availability of great video editing software and inexpensive video cameras, creating videos as part of school
One educator's tale of discovering the many classroom uses of a document camera.
from Technology & Learning Document cameras are becoming a staple for schools. Here's a rundown on the latest and what to consider before purchasing. Document cameras have come a long way from the big, hot overhead projectors of the 1960s. Today document cameras (also called visualizers or document imagers)