Category Archives: playingwithmedia

Quick Edit Videography Tips (Nov 2016)

Duration: 0:45:22

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is a recording of a presentation by Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) at the Fall 2016 Kansas Google Summit in Maize, Kansas, on November 12. The title of the session was, “Quick Edit Videography Tips.” In the session participants watched 12 examples of classroom “quick edit” videos, discussed tips for student smartphone video projects, as well as workflows for publishing and sharing student video projects.  Check out the podcast shownotes for links to referenced resources. Subscribe to additional audio podcasts by Wesley Fryer on Fuel for Educational Change Agents (http://audio.speedofcreativity.org), Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts (http://www.speedofcreativity.org/resources/socpodcast/) and The EdTech Situation Room (http://edtechsr.com). Kansas Google Summits are hosted twice per year, in the fall in Maize, Kansas, and in the spring in Lawrence, Kansas. Follow Dr. Robert Moody on Twitter (@DrRobertMoody) to stay updated on dates, locations, registration links, etc.

Shownotes:

  1. Quick Edit Video Resources on ShowWithMedia.com
  2. Student Project/School Quick Edit Video Examples
  3. Southeast Kansas Google Summit (Maize, KS)
  4. Follow Dr. Wesley Fryer on Twitter: @wfryer
  5. Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts
  6. The EdTech Situation Room Podcast (@edtechSR)

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Creating GeoMaps with Google Forms, Sheets, and Maps (Nov 2016)

Duration: 0:51:15

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is a recording of a presentation by Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) at the Fall 2016 Kansas Google Summit in Maize, Kansas, on November 12. The title of the session was, “Geo-Maps for Geo-Literacy.” The session description was:

A Geo-Map media project can include text, hyperlinks, images, and videos connected to locations on virtual maps. Geo-Map projects can provide windows into events, concepts, places and stories which join disparate media elements into a cohesive digital narrative. Come learn how to use Google Map resources to start creating Geo-Maps and having your students create Geo-Maps to show what they know using multimedia combined with powerful, digital geographic tools!

All referenced resources from the session, including a 12 minute step-by-step video screencast tutorial, are available on http://showwithmedia.com/geo-map. Check out the podcast shownotes for more. Subscribe to additional audio podcasts by Wesley Fryer on Fuel for Educational Change Agents (http://audio.speedofcreativity.org), Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts (http://www.speedofcreativity.org/resources/socpodcast/) and The EdTech Situation Room (http://edtechsr.com). Kansas Google Summits are hosted twice per year, in the fall in Maize, Kansas, and in the spring in Lawrence, Kansas. Follow Dr. Robert Moody on Twitter (@DrRobertMoody) to stay updated on dates, locations, registration links, etc.

Shownotes:

  1. GeoMap Resources by Wesley Fryer on ShowWithMedia.com
  2. Screencast Video Tutorial: Connect an Interactive GeoMap with Google Form Results (June 2015 – 10 min, 44 sec)
  3. What is Geo Literacy? (4 min, 45 sec)
  4. Newspaper Map
  5. Moore Oklahoma Tornado Paths
  6. 8th Grade GeoMap Project For English: Road to Hiroshima
  7. Southeast Kansas Google Summit (Maize, KS)
  8. Follow Dr. Wesley Fryer on Twitter: @wfryer
  9. Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts
  10. The EdTech Situation Room Podcast (@edtechSR)
  11. Dr. Robert Moody (@DrRobertMoody)

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Managing WordPress Installations in CPANEL (Sep 2015)

Duration: 1:17:31

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is a recorded presentation by Wesley Fryer at the September 28, 2015, WordPress OKC User’s Group Meeting in Edmond, Oklahoma. The title of the presentation was, “Managing WordPress Installations in CPANEL.” In the presentation Wes addressed:

  1. What is CPANEL & Why Use It?
  2. Installing WordPress with CPANEL’s File Manager
  3. MySQL Wizard in CPANEL
  4. Security Considerations for New WordPress Installs (UserIDs, Table Prefixes & Wordfence!)
  5. Managing MySQL Databases and Users in CPANEL
  6. Creating Subdomain WordPress Websites (like eyesright.speedofcreativity.org)
  7. Using Add-On Slot Websites in CPANEL
  8. Recommended Starter Plug-ins

Narrated Art Projects with AudioBoo Using iPads (Sept 2014)

Duration: 00:00

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This is a recording of Wesley Fryer’s after-school workshop for teachers at Independence Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma, on September 4, 2014. The workshop title was “Narrated Art Projects with AudioBoo Using iPads.” The session description was: Draw a picture or take a picture, and then record your voice with a website or app which shares your recording with your image. Narrated Art Projects provide excellent opportunities to practice meta-cognition, use nonlinguistic representation to boost student achievement, and improve oral communication skills. In this workshop we’ll view and discuss examples of student-created narrated art, and also create examples together in the session. Websites like AudioBoo and SoundCloud offer cloud-based audio recording and sharing using free smartphone applications as well as browser-based interfaces. Apps like ShowMe and Draw & Tell for iPad can streamline the creation and sharing of narrated art. Learn how narrated art projects can become important elements in students’ digital portfolios.” More resources related to Narrated Art and Narrated Photo projects are available on Mapping Media t othe Curriculum. Student examples shared at the start of the workshop included:

  1. Horses Boo (5th grade – AudioBoo – integrated into a Radio Show also)
  2. Evan, Madison & Andrew on the String Phone (Yukon, Oklahoma)

Creating Multimedia eBooks (July 2014)

Duration: 1:01:03

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is an audio recording of Wesley Fryer’s presentation, “Creating Multimedia eBooks,” on July 29, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois at the EdTechTeacher Midwest Summit. The official description was: Enhanced eBooks on iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches can include audio, video, and interactive animations in addition to digital text, images and links. In this session we’ll view examples of different multimedia eBooks created by both professional authors as well as students. We’ll learn how to use the iPad apps “Book Creator” and “Creative Book Builder” to create and share enhanced/multimedia eBooks using DropBox for free cloud storage/distribution. We’ll also discuss how to create printed version of your books using the print-on-demand service Lulu.com. Other options for directly publishing your eBooks will also be discussed, including Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), the Apple iBookstore, and Google Play.  Presentation slides are available as a Google Presentation, additional resources and links are also available.

Coding Fun with Hopscotch for iPad (June 2014)

Duration: 1:22:22

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is an audio recording of Dr. Wesley Fryer’s presentation, “Coding Fun with Hopscotch for iPad” at iPadPalooza in Austin, Texas, on June 20, 2014. The session description was: Hopscotch is a free iPad app which can be used to introduce students to basic concepts of software coding and computational thinking, since it uses a “block based” programming language similar to “Scratch software from MIT. (scratch.mit.edu) In this session we’ll explore several techniques using the free 2013 eBook by Dr Wesley Fryer, “Hopscotch Challenges: Learn to Code on an iPad!” which enables students to create simple “collide games” on the iPad as well as mathematical art drawings. Learn how your students can begin developing their coding, computational thinking, and problem solving skills using Hopscotch for iPad!

Presentation slides for this session are available.

Minecraft in the Classroom and MinecraftEDU (May 2014)

Duration: 1:22:48

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This is an audio recording of Dr. Wesley Fryer’s final (7th) class for “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Part 2” with teachers in Montana on May 29, 2014. Wes taught this class via videoconference and online from Oklahoma City. This was part 2 of the “Simulations and Games” course module and focused primarily on Minecraft in the classroom and MinecraftEDU. This class is part of a seven part “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Vol 2” blended learning course offered through Montana CSPD and the University of Montana. Learn more about this course by reading the syllabus and checking out our class blog of student/teacher/participant work on KidBlog.org. Referenced resources in this presentation included:

  1. The Simulation or Game page on Mapping Media to the Common Core
  2. The MinecraftEDU page of Wes’ STEM curriculum website
  3. STEM Seeds PD Camp
  4. Scratch account for Amy’s student (shared in this tweet from May 24, 2014)

Simulations & Games: Part 1 of 2 (May 2014)

Duration: 0:51:49

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This is an audio recording of the last hour of Dr. Wesley Fryer’s class on “Simulations and Games: Part 1” on May 22, 2014. This class is part of a seven part “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Vol 2” blended learning course offered through Montana CSPD and the University of Montana. Learn more about this course by reading the syllabus and checking out our class blog of student/teacher/participant work on KidBlog.org. Referenced resources in this presentation included:

  1. The Simulation or Game page on Mapping Media to the Common Core
  2. The iPad Coding coding page of Wes’ STEM curriculum website

Quick Edit Video – Part 1 of 2 (27 March 2014)

Duration: 0:39:48

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This is an audio recording of the second of seven classes taught by Dr. Wesley Fryer on “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Vol 2.” This session focused on “Quick Edit Videos,” and is the first of two parts. The first half of this class 1.5 hour class focused on digital portfolios and is not included in this recording. Referenced links and resources are included in this Google Doc. Dr. Fryer is using ideas on quick edit videography shared in this class in the chapter on “Quick Edit Videos” for volume two (the next book and ebook) in his Mapping Media series. Additional related links, examples, and resources are available on the “Quick Edit Videos” page of Mapping Media to the Common Core.

Visual Notetaking and Narrated Slideshows/Screencasts (Jan 2014)

Duration: 1:35:55

Published by Wesley A. Fryer

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This is an audio recording of Dr. Wesley Fryer’s class presentation on January 30, 2014, for students in Montana taking the graduate course, “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Part 1” discussing visual notetaking as well as narrated slideshows and screencasts. Access our class blog (with links to the syllabus and other resources in the right sidebar) on kidblog.org/mmccmt14.