Technology in Transit
In the month of March, the learning technology is VideoScribe, an easy-to-use whiteboard style animation tool free for UBC students, faculty and staff! Our presenters are Nancy Zhang and Scarlet Kim, both teacher candidates at the TELL-3C Cohort. Click on the banner to learn more!
This month’s learning technology is LiveBinders, a digital binder that allows you to compile all your digital resources into one place! Our presenter is Shirley Soo, a teacher candidate at the TELL-3C Cohort in the Elementary/Middle School Option. Click on the banner to learn more!
In our first Technology in Transit of 2017, two generations of our TLEF project students, Kateryna Baranova and Wendy Zhang introduced the use of a stop motion animation app called Stop Motion Studio. The app allows you to create movies easily by taking photographs of whatever material you choose. Click on the banner to learn more!
Technology in Transit is a monthly event organized by Educational Technology Support (ETS) office for students in the Faculty of Education to showcase their learning technologies. The purpose of this one-hour session is to raise awareness of different technologies and to show how to incorporate them into classrooms. This month, Sagar Sandhu, a teacher candidate […]
Technology in Transit is a monthly event organized by Educational Technology Support (ETS) office for students in the Faculty of Education to showcase their learning technologies. The purpose of this one-hour session is to raise awareness of different technologies and to show how to incorporate them into classrooms. The technology of this month is Scratch, […]
Each month, the Educational Technology Support office holds a Technology in Transit session in the Scarfe Foyer where students from Faculty of Education showcase a technology (a phone app, web application, software or any kind of technology) related to teaching and learning activities. The main purpose of this event is to raise awareness of different […]
Edmodo was March’s technology of the month, an online networking application for teachers and students that can be used to collaborate, share digital content and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications from your computer or phone. Using the app and the browser version in his computer, Presenter David Gwilliam showcased how he uses the platform in his inquiry project with his grade 7 I.B. practicum clasroom to present information, materials and instructions and to build an online learning conversation with his class.
Explain Everything was February’s technology of the month, an easy-to -use interactive whiteboard and screen-casting app that allows students and teachers to create rich, dynamic multimedia content to support teaching and learning. On Wednesday February 10th, T.C. and presenter Amanda Schoepp showcased how the interactive video recording feature in the app can be used to visually and orally present information, materials, instructions and more! Click on the banner to learn more.
Wikispaces was January’s technology of the month for Technology in Transit. Presenter Jolene Loveday demonstrated how she uses Wikispaces in online classrooms to create a collaborative social environment for her students. Using Wikispaces, teachers can quickly and easily create assignments, share resources, make announcements, and foster discussion and community! Click on the banner to learn more.
In November 18th, ETS Tech Rover and Faculty of Arts student Andrea showcased Paper, a sketching and note-taking app that makes creating visually appealing annotated diagrams fun and easy for teachers! With an interactive and user-friendly interface, Paper can be used in multiple ways: from preparing lesson plans to sketching explanations for students on a whiteboard!