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How to Draw an Animal Cell: Live lesson Recorded and Created with Doceri

How to draw an animal cell diagram. I recorded and created this lesson live with Doceri in my middle school STEAM SPED class. Can you imagine if all teachers recorded their lessons? 

Doceri Classroom Training: Using Drawing Mode and Importing a Picture

See inside Jason Gilmore’s SPED/ STEAM class while he shares how to use Doceri within his own pedagogy. Today he toggles between Drawing mode and the internet to screenshot pictures of human cheek cells. He supports his students by instructing them how to draw human cheek cells and shows them what to look for in the […]

Doceri as Foundation of Classroom Tech Tools: Part 1

Over the past four years Doceri has become the foundation to my edtech tool belt. When presenting or having a discussion I am free to walk around the room and access Class Dojo, Kahoot!, Google Classroom, etc through Doceri. OR I can use it as a digital whiteboard and make a screencast on the fly.  […]

Doceri user Contest Winner: Mark Willis

We have a WINNER!! of the Doceri user video contest to win an IPAD PRO AND APPLE PENCIL is…  Mark Willis!!!  Congratulations Mark!  Here’s a previous Doceri Teacher Feature About Mark. Now the winning entry…

Doceri Teacher Feature: Toni Weiss

Name:  Toni Weiss School: Tulane University State: New Orleans, Louisiana Job Title: Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Economics; Associate Director, Tulane’s Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching How do you use Doceri? Do you use Doceri Desktop as well as the iPad app? Let me start by saying that I have never used PowerPoint […]

Backflip into the New School Year

Coming back to school this year has caused me to rethink my entire pedagogy. Why? I have a unique opportunity and I know there is a better way (to teach). I teach at Lawrence Cook Middle School as a special educator in Santa Rosa, California. We are a developing community school. A community school is one […]

Doceri + Minecraft = Math Engagement: Benjamin Cogswell 1.2

“Minecraft in the classroom is AMAZING!” states Benjamin Cogswell,  Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) for Alisal Union School District. He goes on to say, “There are so many teachable moments within this flexible learning environment. Constructing the setting of a book, mixing chemicals to understand science, and manipulating blocks to understand fractions are just a few […]

The Flipped Classroom = The Freedom to Teach

SP Controls created Doceri for one reason: to help educators engage and connect with students. The flipped classroom was developed by Jon Bergmann so he could spend more face to face time with his students. The flipped classroom teaching methodology is best defined on the Flipped Learning Network as the Four Pillars of Flip. It is SP […]

Review of Doceri on iPad Pro: Is it worth it?

Why the iPad Pro? Recently I purchased the iPad Pro. One of the first apps I opened on the oversized iOS device was, of course Doceri. Previously, I purchased a wonderful (and expensive) stylus to help me make screencasts for my special education history/english/art classes. The stylus is the Adonit Jot Script 1. One selling point […]

Doceri Screencast Film Festival: Benjamin Cogswell 1.1

I remember in grad school one of my professors telling me, “You don’t really know a concept well until you teach it to others.” This is an idea that stuck with me throughout my teaching career. It is the whole notion of making the students the teachers – pushing kids into the creating phase of […]