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Discovery Streaming Basics


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Professional development basics on Discovery streaming.

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Discovery Streaming Basics

  1. 1. Discovery Streaming Presented by: Dave Cook Heather Fogell
  2. 2. Technology Taxonomy <ul><li>Observing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are passive observers of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interacting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are engaged with the technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Producing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students create product with a single technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students begin to combine and integrate technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are making sound choices about appropriate technology to use </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. National Educational Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research & Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, & Decision-Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations and Concepts </li></ul>
  4. 4. National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers <ul><li>Student Learning & Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Age Learning Experiences & Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Age Work & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship & Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Growth & Leadership </li></ul>
  5. 5. Session Goals <ul><li>Create/Set up accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Search of site </li></ul><ul><li>Play or view selected media </li></ul><ul><li>Save selected media </li></ul><ul><li>Exporting media to other applications </li></ul><ul><li>Devise appropriate practical applications </li></ul><ul><li>Practice/Processing </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Creating/Setting Up New Accounts <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>( </li></ul><ul><li>Existing Users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter your username and password in the Existing User Log In section. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1 - Enter your school’s eight-digit passcode in the New User Passcode section (See next slide). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2 - Create your own username and password. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3 - Log in with your username and password. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. New User Pass-Codes
  8. 8. 2. To complete a search <ul><li>Enter the desired topic in the “Search” window, choose the appropriate “Within” category, select “Go”. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the desired video by clicking on the title or image. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Stream Vs. Download? <ul><li>Streaming - Playing the clip directly from the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading - Saving the clip to a desired location. </li></ul><ul><li>3. To Play or View Selected Media (Stream) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the “play” button in the video information window or in the viewer. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>4. To Save Selected Media (Download) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “Media Settings” tab below the viewer. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “Quick-time”, “Stand Alone Application”, and select “Save”. </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on the disk icon and select “Save Link As”. Then select the location, assign a name for the file, and choose “Save”. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 5. Exporting Media to Other Applications <ul><ul><li>Inspiration - Concept Mapping Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth - Mapping Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint - Presentation Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie Maker - Movie Creator Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Windows XP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie - Movie Creator Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Mac OS X) </li></ul></ul>*(See paper instructions for each)
  12. 12. 6. Devise Practical Applications <ul><li>See handout on 50 ways in integrate Discovery Streaming. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an activity idea for use with your curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas with the group. </li></ul>7. Practice / Processing <ul><li>Practice searching, viewing, downloading, and embedding media files. </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify any problems or concerns. </li></ul>