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Guest Blog: The One Minute Bio Activity

1-Minute Biography Activity by Matt Vargyas This blog post is a guest entry by Matt Vargyas, a technology educator at ER Middle School. Matt is a Google Level 2 Educator and holds a BA in English from UCSB and MAT… Continue Reading →

Summer Fun: A List for All Ages

As a network switch hindered my blog posting, I now would love to share these three summer activities with you. ¬†Each activity requires a form of payment, and I have personally ordered all of these for my kids, each falls… Continue Reading →

Discussion Question: Idle Time? Osmo Summer Fun.

As young learners enter the dog days of summer, the risk of complacency becomes more and more of a challenge to parents. Trying to find a balance between physical activity, technology use, and academic enrichment often counters even the most… Continue Reading →

EdTech 537 – Introductory Post

Greetings all! Well, I’m almost finished with the EdTech MET program here at Boise State (taking portfolio too) and decided on taking Blogging in the Classroom because I am continuously looking for ways to integrate new technologies into my classroom…. Continue Reading →

e-Learning Strategies for F2F Classrooms

This is the last post, so here we go. For this assignment, I constructed a response on how multimedia principles can be used with various projects in a classroom.¬†Here’s my complete response on the topic: “One of the biggest things… Continue Reading →

Faded Worked Example: Google Doc

For this assignment, I created a screencast for a faded worked example that shows users how to create, name, and share a Google Doc. The Camtasia software was used for creating this screencast with little difficulties in producing the final… Continue Reading →

Google Slides: Chapter 11

For this Google Slides presentation, I was tasked with creating an outline of “Chapter 11” that follows the multimedia principles learned thus far in EdTech 513. To begin, this was only my third presentation I have created with Google Slides…. Continue Reading →

Project 7: Digital Storytelling

For this project, we were tasked with a digital storytelling video. For this project, I used an iPhone to film it and made the edits and produced the video with iMovie on my iPad Air 2. Though not as complete… Continue Reading →

Project 6: Coherence Analysis

For this assignment, I was tasked with writing a brief analysis of “Chapter 8” on the topic of Coherence Principles 1 & 2. The following link discusses my analysis of this chapter: Coherence Principle Analysis One thing I took from… Continue Reading →

Prezi: Redundancy Principles

For this multimedia project, I was tasked with creating a narrated Prezi on one chapter from my course textbook. This Prezi can be found here. What started out as something I perceived to be easy, turned into a challenge. For… Continue Reading →

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