NBC Learn will be participating in today’s Indiana DOE office of eLearning webinar, Tuesday January 20 at 4:00 p.m. (EST).
Participants will learn to explore NBC Learn K-12, an engaging resource that offers real-world examples of course material. Fellow Indiana educators, Shelley Coover, the Instructional Coach at Noblesville schools and Jeremy May, Secondary eLearning Coordinator from MSD Lawrence Township, will also be sharing best practices for integrating video into the classroom. NBC Learn K-12 offers over 17,000 multimedia resources aligned to Indiana state standards and is accessible to all teachers, students, and staff with 24/7 access from school and from home.
Please join us by clicking on the link below this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. (EST) for this informative session.
Be aware of what you are downloading.
Be sure that it is safe, free to use or royalty free educational content.
- Start at www.youtube.com and search for the specific video you want. Open the video and pause it.
- Click in the address bar once. This will highlight the address blue. Click again in the address bar right in front of the "y" in youtube.
- Add "ss" in front of youtube so it looks like this www.ssyoutube.com
- Hit Return/Enter on your keyboard. This will take you to a new website. You will see blue and gray dots moving on the screen.
- You will eventually see options under the Download button. Click only on the MP4 360p.
- In Chrome, the download will start immediately. In Safari and Firefox, you will be asked to download.
- I suggest that the video be deleted from your macbook after you use it in class. This will ensure that you are not abusing the video but also free up space on your macbook.
It is wise that you take the time to purchase an external hard drive for back up with time machine or move all of your documents to Google Drive. If something should happen to your macbook, there is no guarantee that Jenny or Rob can retrieve your information.
For peace of mind, I would seriously consider backing up your files somehow. It happens to the best of us and when we least expect it (or need it).
Staples offers some fabulous prices for external hard drives as I am sure other stores do as well. That is just my store of choice.
If you have questions concerning backing up your Macbook, please email me. We can set up a time after school to make this happen.
January 20th - Van Duyn (3:10-3:40) - Apple TV
January 27 - Central (3:15-3:45) - Apple TV
I have not been in classrooms over the past two weeks.
Therefore, classroom happenings will begin next week.
Feel free to email me with any exciting news!