TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY DAY 2014

Students as Teachers: Screencasting
for Learning Foundational Mathematics
Carol Carruth...
PROGRAM
 Providing a strong foundation in mathematics,
science, technology and communication
http://www.senecac.on.ca/ful...
PROBLEM/POTENTIAL SOLUTION
Problem:
Some students do not like to learn mathematics.
Solution:
Collaborative/interactive/le...
HOW TO WRITE ON A WINDOWS BASED TABLET
 Windows Journal http://windows.microsoft.com/enca/windows7/create-and-personalize...
HANDWRITTEN /SHARED/ SOCIAL POSTING:

 draw.to - Draw something and share it
http://draw.to/new

 Scribblar – Collaborat...
WHAT IS SCREENCASTING?
Two reviews:
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7012.pdf
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/ore...
WHY USE INSTRUCTOR SCREENCASTING?
In classroom mode:
 Student-directed learning
In flipped/mixed mode:
 Content is cover...
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPED SCREENCASTS:
PROS
 Students choose
when/where/how
often learning occurs
 Capitalize on ‘out of
clas...
CONNECTING COLLEGE TO CAREER (C^5):

Project Goal:
3

 To develop a categorized library of mathematics
and application vi...
C^5 FEATURES:
 All levels and disciplines of
mathematics
 Students, tutors, Learning
Centre staff, alumni, faculty,
indu...
SENECA MATHCAST SITE:
http://senecamathcasts.wordpress.com/
Learning mathematics from your
fellow students
CURRENT METHOD - SCREENCAST-O-MATIC
http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
Advantages:
 Free, multi-platform
 Extremely simp...
IOS AND ANDROID DEVICES:

iOS Apps

Android Apps?

• Screenchomp (free)

• None available the do not

• ShowMe (free)
• Do...
IOS AND ANDROID DEVICES CONTD.
A video describing other mirroring and screencapture options
with iOS, Mac, and Android dev...
INK APPS IN VIDEO
iOS
http://appadvice.com/appguides/show/handwriting-apps-for-ipad




Paper
Inkflow

http://ipadapps4s...
MOZILLA/SENECA POPCORN MAKER:
https://popcorn.webmaker.org/
Enables anyone to
enhance/remix a video by:
 adding text comm...
STUDENT VIDEO:
 A student using his technology
to develop a mathcast
 Samsung SGH-i717m with Snote app and Samsung phone...
THANK YOU AND MORE INFORMATION:

 Email: carol.carruthers@senecacollege.ca
@mathtech (twitter)

ewan.gibson@senecacollege...
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  1. 1. TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY DAY 2014 Students as Teachers: Screencasting for Learning Foundational Mathematics Carol Carruthers Ewan Gibson February 24, 2014
  2. 2. PROGRAM  Providing a strong foundation in mathematics, science, technology and communication http://www.senecac.on.ca/fulltime/AST.html
  3. 3. PROBLEM/POTENTIAL SOLUTION Problem: Some students do not like to learn mathematics. Solution: Collaborative/interactive/learner-directed use of technology can re-engage students.
  4. 4. HOW TO WRITE ON A WINDOWS BASED TABLET  Windows Journal http://windows.microsoft.com/enca/windows7/create-and-personalize-handwritten-notes-using-windowsjournal  Microsoft Word>Review>Start inking https://www.eng.vt.edu/sites/default/files/pageattachments/Inking+in+Office. pdf  OneNote http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/onenote/  Tablet PC Input Panel http://windows.microsoft.com/enus/windows7/using-the-writing-pad-and-touch-keyboard-in-tablet-pc-inputpanel  Math Input Panel http://windows.microsoft.com/enus/windows7/use-math-input-panel-to-write-and-correct-math-equations
  5. 5. HANDWRITTEN /SHARED/ SOCIAL POSTING:  draw.to - Draw something and share it http://draw.to/new  Scribblar – Collaborate instantly http://www.scribblar.com/  DyKnow Vision – Interactive learning software http://www.dyknow.com/educational-software-products/interactivelearning-software/
  6. 6. WHAT IS SCREENCASTING? Two reviews: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7012.pdf http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/digitalmedia/2005/ 11/16/what-is-screencasting.html?page=1
  7. 7. WHY USE INSTRUCTOR SCREENCASTING? In classroom mode:  Student-directed learning In flipped/mixed mode:  Content is covered outside of class time  Connection to instructor The solution is to screencast!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvKu2T9Kovo
  8. 8. INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPED SCREENCASTS: PROS  Students choose when/where/how often learning occurs  Capitalize on ‘out of class time’ learning  Provides review for exams/tests/quizzes CONS  Time required to produce  Teaching style the same (videos are copies of lessons)  Passive (not active) learning BIG IDEA - STUDENT DEVELOPED MATHCASTS!!
  9. 9. CONNECTING COLLEGE TO CAREER (C^5): Project Goal: 3  To develop a categorized library of mathematics and application videos (AODA compliant) produced by and for students “This initiative has received funding through the Seneca Pillar Sponsorship program”
  10. 10. C^5 FEATURES:  All levels and disciplines of mathematics  Students, tutors, Learning Centre staff, alumni, faculty, industry professionals and administration  Application of fundamental mathematics concepts used in daily work situations  Initiate connections and stimulate discussion
  11. 11. SENECA MATHCAST SITE: http://senecamathcasts.wordpress.com/ Learning mathematics from your fellow students
  12. 12. CURRENT METHOD - SCREENCAST-O-MATIC http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ Advantages:  Free, multi-platform  Extremely simple interface  Save as a variety of file types, edited in free software  Browser-based version requires no installation Disadvantages:  Adds a small watermark, yellow circle to cursor (removable with paid version $15)
  13. 13. IOS AND ANDROID DEVICES: iOS Apps Android Apps? • Screenchomp (free) • None available the do not • ShowMe (free) • Doodlecast Pro (free) • Educreations ($4.99) require “rooting” the device • Non-rooting apps to come: https://plus.google.com/u/0/ 110558071969009568835/p • Teach (free) osts/jRJrbr5d4P7
  14. 14. IOS AND ANDROID DEVICES CONTD. A video describing other mirroring and screencapture options with iOS, Mac, and Android devices: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtnFnIbQG9g&feature=youtu.be Software in Video: AirServer http://www.airserver.com/  Allows iOS devices (iPads, etc.) to share their screen wirelessly to a PC or Mac Droid@Screen http://droid-at-screen.ribomation.com/  Allows Android devices to share their screen with a PC or Mac via USB QuickTime Player  Preinstalled on all Macs since 2008
  15. 15. INK APPS IN VIDEO iOS http://appadvice.com/appguides/show/handwriting-apps-for-ipad   Paper Inkflow http://ipadapps4school.com/2013/01/17/inkflow-a-great-ipad-appfor-visual-thinkers/ Android https://play.google.com/store/search?q=pen+input+apps&c=apps  SketchbookX https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adsk.sketchbookhdexpress&hl=en  Big Fat Canvas https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.justinholmgren.sketchpad&hl=en
  16. 16. MOZILLA/SENECA POPCORN MAKER: https://popcorn.webmaker.org/ Enables anyone to enhance/remix a video by:  adding text comments, pop-ups, hyperlinks, images  pausing, looping, skipping sections  linking to Twitter feeds, Google maps, Wikipedia, etc.
  17. 17. STUDENT VIDEO:  A student using his technology to develop a mathcast  Samsung SGH-i717m with Snote app and Samsung phone stylus  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= p56FGmJdCyQ&feature=youtu.be
  18. 18. THANK YOU AND MORE INFORMATION:  Email: carol.carruthers@senecacollege.ca @mathtech (twitter) ewan.gibson@senecacollege.ca @ewan_gibson (twitter)  Seneca Mathcasts http://senecamathcasts.wordpress.com/
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