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Ed tech software and tools that go well with Doceri

Nearpod and Doceri CoModerated #TOSAChat 01/16/17

#TOSAchat Doceri and Nearpod  co-moderated #TOSAchat on “Facilitated Learning in a Student Centered Environment through edtech”on January 16th at 8pm PST, 10PM CST, 11PM EST. Teacher On Special Assignment (TOSA) is a chat on Twitter every Monday night at 8pm PST for TOSAs (teachers on special assignment), including all edtech and instructional coaches. Co-creators/moderators @cogswell_ben […]

Doceri + Apple Pencil+ iPad Pro: Like Butta!

Have you ever cut into butter with a warm knife? Slides right through, right? (like butta!) Using Doceri with the Apple Pencil on an iPad Pro feels just like that. Previous to the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro I was using Doceri on an iPad2 with a Jot Script stylus and I thought that was […]

Back to School: Mobility Matters Most!

by Doceri Education Community Advocate Jason Gilmore “The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.” – Leonard Nimoy It’s back to school time and I am in a good mood! I’m at a great rural middle school with a fantastic community spirit in Sonoma County, Calif. A good mood even […]

5 Ways to Untether The Classroom

We talk to a lot of teachers. On Twitter, Facebook, via our Doceri Community, phone support line and email, teachers tell us over and over again that what they love about Doceri is that they can move around among their students. That’s why this blog is called Freedom to Teach. The phrase we use, and […]

Top Three Reasons Educators Should Tag Their YouTube Videos

Are you a teacher, either K-12 or university faculty, who uploads lesson videos to YouTube for your students to view? Whether you’re flipping your classroom or providing screencast reviews, using YouTube is a great choice because you can easily manage your videos, your students can easily access it, and the general public can easily search […]

Doceri + Apple TV = Distraction-free Teaching

Since Apple introduced its Apple TV, educators have been discovering that the combination of an iPad, Airplay and Apple TV makes for a compelling untethered teaching tool. Sam Gliksman from iPads in Education called it the Hidden Gem for Education in IOS5 back in October 2011. Wired Educators’ Larry Reiff wrote about Using Apple TV […]

Like Doceri, new iBook Author puts teachers in control of creating content

Here’s our take on today’s Apple announcement:  It puts teachers in the driver’s seat to create and share content with their students and each other. The content creation trend is moving rapidly into the education realm, and it’s about time. Great teachers create great teaching resources for their classes, and have been doing so for years, from the […]

Doceri’s Presentation Magic

With our current focus on Doceri as a teaching tool, sometimes we overlook the obvious advantages that Doceri provides professional presenters in any situation. Enter Les Posen’s Presentation Magic blog, which focuses on the art, science and magic of presenting. In his August 31st post, Les takes a thorough look at Doceri from the perspective […]

Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom

Creativity is at an all time high in the classroom. Every day we’re talking to teachers who are using Doceri to create their own lessons on their iPads – and the sky’s the limit as to what they can do. But what about copyright, and what is fair use? Teaching the concept – and serving as a role model in the classroom – are both important given today’s explosion of new media opportunities.