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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 […]

Support and Access In the Doceri Classroom: Kim Laabs 1.1

High School Math teacher Kim Laabs is the first teacher to have the full Doceri Classroom installed in her classroom at San Marin High School in Novato. Kim’s students have been privy to high quality audio enveloping the room in crystal clear sound. When she’s playing one of her own videos for the whole class they […]

Mrs. Tishler’s Hard to Fail Approach

Here’s a screencast with a whole set of directions to produce a math foldable Perfect Square Chart for an interactive notebook by Mrs. Tishler. How long would this have taken to go through in class? How many kids would have to be redirected if these directions were spoken live? How many students would be lost […]

My 2nd Teacher’s Aid in the room: Doceri

Today I had two students come back from a few days of being sick. Of Course they were behind. I am a middle school special educator with an art credential. My classes are social studies integrated with art. Every day we begin class with about 10 minutes of drawing. My drawing lessons are the first drawing […]