Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

October 31, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Rotating Objects – Google SketchUp

Last week I was in Ms. Curfman’s STEM class working with students on making 3D models of buildings they designed on paper. We built houses together to learn the basic tools. Now they have a question for me, so I’ve … Continue reading

March 18, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Photo Booth Green Screen

Ms. Johnson’s students will be creating videos to share their findings about artists and art. This is a tutorial I made a long time ago for elementary teachers, but I think it will work great for what this group of … Continue reading

January 14, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Technology, Old and New

I walked past the Ceramics Studio this afternoon and caught Mrs. Long making a sample for her students. The process took several minutes. I’ve sped up the video in iMovie. Watching Mrs. Long reminded me that teachers have used technology … Continue reading

February 14, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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From YouTube to Your Blog

At yesterday’s eBooks class, teachers asked about using YouTube to share videos created in their classrooms. Here’s a video to guide them though the process from start to finish.

September 2, 2010
by Bea Leiderman
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Accessing Shared Folders

Due to a few technical changes, we have modified the procedure for students to access their shared folders when they are using LAPTOPS. There is no change to the procedure when using desktop computers in labs or the LMC. Please … Continue reading

February 24, 2010
by Bea Leiderman
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Whoosh-free Classroom

iChat is an important communication tool here in Goochland County. Still, it can be a distraction sometimes. Even when we set our status as “away” we can hear alerts. With so many teachers carrying their laptops, we constantly hear the … Continue reading

November 6, 2009
by Bea Leiderman
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Posting Video to Your blog

This is a video guiding teachers through the process of publishing audio or video files to their blogs. It is a very brief, no-frills tutorial that will be part of a blogging flowchart project that should be ready to share … Continue reading

February 12, 2009
by Bea Leiderman
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Fixing Your Pen

This short video was produced using an AVerMedia document camera and a combination of iMovie HD and iMovie 08. Take a look and learn how to fix the barrel button on a Promethean ActivPen.