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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…

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Columbia University Technology Innovation Showcase Kicks off Featuring Doceri

On October 16, the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning is launching the first in a series Innovation Showcases featuring presentations on what’s new in teaching and technology as well as fostering conversation between ed tech peers at Columbia. The first session will feature Doceri by SP Controls. The CCNMTL helps integrate educational […]

Teacher Feature: East Bronx Academy Part 3, Kevin McCormack

In Part 3 of our three-part feature on the Doceri teachers at East Bronx Academy, music and computer science teacher Kevin McCormack explains he uses Doceri for how to videos for his students. Kevin McCormack – Music Tech and Wind Ensemble Kevin teaches music tech and wind ensemble. This is his seventh year at East […]

Teacher Feature: East Bronx Academy Part 1, Erick Odom

East Bronx Academy is a grade 6-12 public school in the poorest Congressional District in the United States. Over the years, various grants and gifts have equipped the school with technology including a wireless Internet infrastructure upgrade last year. In October of 2013, EBA teachers Erick Odom (social studies), Carrie McCormack (language arts) and Kevin […]

2014 Doceri Teacher Survey: iPad Whiteboards in the Classroom

Once again, at the end of the US school year, we asked for input about how teachers are using Doceri. What we’ve learned is not surprising – the more teachers use Doceri, the more integral it becomes to their classrooms.   K-12 Teacher Survey Highlights Though the survey itself was open to everyone, these results […]

Teacher-Centered vs. Student-Centered Education

Anthropologist Margaret Mead said “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” It’s messy. It’s frustrating. It takes longer but student-centered teaching model can turn passive learners into interactive partners in their own development. The traditional, Teacher-Centered Approach Picture a class learning how to  multiply mixed fractions. Traditionally a teacher stands at […]