Using technology in the classroom IV

Recording a lesson can be done by several ways: iPhone records pretty well but video size is limited to 4GB or around 50 min at maximum resolution. You will make better videos with a iPhone mount and a microphone. CNet UK has a good review on movie making with iPhones. Olympus LS20 (£280) is a superb HD video and audio recording device. With a microphone such … Continue reading Using technology in the classroom IV

Using technology in the classroom Part III

Dr. Joel Feinstein’s blog is all about the use of technology in mathematical education. He is from the mathematics department in Nottingham. *** David Read is a School Teacher Fellow in Chemistry at the University of Southampton. Simon Lancaster is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of East Anglia. They recently published an article in the magazine ‘Education in chemistry’ published by the … Continue reading Using technology in the classroom Part III

Using technology in the classroom Part II

The current issue of Journal of Chemical Education (published by American Chemical Society) has many articles on technology enabled learning. I have listed the hyperlinked titles of articles below. If you want to get the full text, you can either pay for the article you need or contact the authors directly. I would strongly recommend all high school chemistry teachers to subscribe to this journal (costs … Continue reading Using technology in the classroom Part II

Using technology in the classroom Part I

Much emphasis was given to technology enhanced learning at the ‘Festival of Education’ held at Wellington College in June 2012. I got interested in screencasting and bought myself a Bamboo medium fun tablet (and it comes with 3 softwares Art Rage, Photoshop elements and Corel, purchased from amazon for £160), an Yeti microphone (£95) and camtasia studio 8 (~£100) to record screen movements. Fantastic help … Continue reading Using technology in the classroom Part I