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DE Streaming


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Summer of 2009 Updates

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DE Streaming

  1. 1. Setting the Stage with Discovery Streaming Erik Wittmer
  2. 2. What are your experiences with using video and other digital media in the classroom? • Creating Handouts and • Building WebQuests Worksheets • Using Clip Art and Images • Designing Learning Centers • Embedding Video in PowerPoint • Producing and Editing Videos • Creating Hyperlinks to Video Segments
  3. 3. Objectives & Agenda Today’s Objectives Agenda By the end of today’s training, participants will be able to: 1. Welcome & Introductions  Describe the tools and features 2. Discovery Education available through Discovery streaming Tools & Features Education streaming  Identify opportunities for 3. “Play” classroom integration 4. Integration Ideas 5. Professional Development Opportunities 6. Closure
  4. 4. Technology Information Where will we store our downloaded video segments? Device Storage # of Video # of Full-length Capacity Segments Videos CD-ROM 650 MB 50 2-5 Computer Hard 1 GB 75 3-7 Drive Computer Hard 20 GB 1,500 75-100 Drive Dedicated Server 600 GB 40,000 4,000
  5. 5. Getting Started
  6. 6. Interface of Discovery Streaming
  7. 7. The Toolbar My Services Other The Meat and Potatoes
  8. 8. Conducting a Search
  9. 9. Standards Search
  10. 10. DE Streaming has Access to Songs close to 466 elementary school DE Streaming has songsto 466 site. close on the To find them click elementary school inside the the site. songs on search box, choose click To find them songs the search inside within the Media box, and box, choose click on the the songs within “Search” button Media box, and click on the “Search” button
  11. 11. Search Results!
  12. 12. Thank You, Amazon!
  13. 13. Because we have DE streaming Plus… We have a multitude of games to choose from – a You have including one multitude of on Nouns 3 games to choose from – including one on Homophones We also have access to 3000 math explorations.
  14. 14. The Meat and Potatoes Section Create classes My Content Used to be in the Teacher Center
  15. 15. My Content
  16. 16. Take 10 • Take 10 minutes to explore the newest features of Discovery Streaming • When we come back, be prepared to share what you will try this year that you never tried before in your classroom
  17. 17. Reviewing Basics • Downloading • Streaming • Planet Earth • Discovery Education Atlas • Calendar Teacher • Thematic Focus Center • Lesson Plan
  18. 18. Now for Something Cool! Embedding with all the bells and whistles! PC ONLY 1. Go to your tool bar and click on the word “View” 6 2. Click on Toolbars and then Control Tool Box This will bring up a box that looks like this:
  19. 19. Really Embedding Continued 3. Click on the Hammer And Wrench Icon 6 Scroll down and choose Windows Media Player This will change your cursor to a + symbol – Giving you the ability to draw a box
  20. 20. Really Embedding Continued 5 Draw a box and then right-click on the box and choose Properties 6
  21. 21. Almost there… 6 Click inside the blank box next to the box titled (Custom) and then click on the three little dots 6
  22. 22. Finding the video 7. Click on the Browse button to find the video that you want to embed, then check the Stretch to fit button and then click on the OK button 6
  23. 23. Voila! You have now embedded a video with controls like fast forward, rewind, pause, etc 6 – play your PPT to see the video
  24. 24. Summarizer 3 things I learned… 2 connections I made… 1 idea I will try right away…