Project Roundtable: Using Video Creation and Sharing to Shift Instruction

Thank you to everyone who attended or watched the archive. It was a great conversation and we really were able to focus on shifting practice. Next Steps: 1. Keep on collaborating in the planning doc: http://bit.ly/videoroundtable 2. Reflect upon the session and then apply for the Project Roundtable Badge: http://badges.p2pu.org/en/badge/view/353/  3. …

What I'm Learning: MindMup is the Web 3.0 version of Bubbl.Us (Mindmapping)

Until today, I didn’t have a better/easier mind mapping platform than Bubbl.us, which has been around since 2007 (and has stayed mostly unchanged). Now I have MindMup, which is both better and just as easy. Really great integration with Google Drive too! Press Space or double-click to edit your MindMup MindMup …

What I'm Using: BuzzSumo for finding amazing links shared around your PLN.

I have found searching on BuzzSumo to be highly useful for finding the latest information being shared around your social networks. Since there is no such thing as “catching up” on your reading, the best I can do is learning with others. I am finding that this kind of research …

What I'm Learning: Creating Pivot Tables in Google Sheets

This is a really great presentation and video that finally got me to understand the ways in which you would create and use pivot tables. Thanks, Alice Keeler. How to Create a Pivot Table to Summarize Student Information | Teacher Tech Pivot tables are an incredibly powerful tool for summarizing …

What I'm Using: Oppia – Online Learning that is about Exploration

I’m really intrigued by the deeper learning that can happen when the learning process is iterative, as it is in these explorations. This open source project was initiated by Google, so there may be more development afoot. I’m particularly keen on the idea of adaptive questions and co-creating these explorations. …

What I'm Learning: Failed Sharing is a Thing.

I really love this post about how sharing comes with responsibility. The responsibility is to credit a creator or provide a context for what you have shared. My biggest connection to this work is the idea that “the people” are just as important as “the things” we share. Without the …