Free Teacher Tech Tools and EDpuzzle

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EdPuzzle tutorial

What does Edpuzzle do for the busy teacher?

If you use videos in your classroom or assign videos for your flipped classroom this is the perfect FREE tool for you. This app allows you to search simultaneously in youtube, TED Talks, Khan Academy, LearnZillion, National Geographic, Veritasium, Numberphile, Crash Course and Vimeo.

EdPuzzle features?  Features range from cropping videos, recording your voice on top of your selection, adding quizzes, and assigning content to your classes. In addition, uploading and editing your own videos id very doable.  Your video assignments with embedded quizzes create a strong assessment tool.

I have no time!  Edpuzzle is easy to use, intuitive and user-friendly.  If I can do it, so can you.  Plus, they have a great support team.

Having control! Very useful is the teacher ability to restrict fast forward by the students.   For assessment, you will be able to get meaningful data and insight in how your students answer their quizzes.

Last, but not least, your Project Based Learning has just become interactive. Students can upload their videos and create their own EDpuzzles. Such student project creation is at the top level of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Author: drcowinj

Dr. Cowin is a visionary with executive and education experience who believes transformative leadership happens through cooperation plus collaboration resulting in personal and institutional transformation. Her values of integrity, ethics, innovation, empowerment of those less fortunate, diversity, and growth are encapsulated in her belief of “Service above Self.” She holds impeccable academic credentials as a Fulbright Scholar with two Masters Degrees and a Doctor of Education from Teachers College/Columbia University As the President of the Rotary Club of New York, Chief Marketing Officer of PeopleMovers® and former faculty, she brings over 25 five years of experience as an educator, tech innovator, entrepreneur and institutional leader in the areas of financial stewardship, governance, marketing, teaching and implementation of strategic partnerships. The principles of growth, differentiation, and adaptation guide her professional life. She believes in high ethical standards in her personal life and business, the recognition of the worthiness of all productive occupations, and the dignifying of each person's occupation as an opportunity to serve society. As a connector, she displays stamina, the ability to listen and reflect, diplomacy and a lifelong passion for education as the path to personal empowerment. Her extensive background in education, administration, not-for-profit leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to institutional success, technology innovation, and demonstrated ability to work with others provide her with unique skills and vertical networks locally and globally.

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