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Final BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge (#13) for the Year!

May 15, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 19 Comments · BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, Online Office Tools

Lucky 13! The final installment of this semester’s 12 Second Tech Challenges focuses on a very useful tool, the Google Forms tool. BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #13 on 12seconds.tv You will need to create a Google account, if you don’t already have one (and you really should). The video below shows you how it […]

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #11!

April 17, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 19 Comments · 21st Century Skills, BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, Blogging, Educational technology

We’re getting down to crunch time. The big prizes will be announced next week, but for now, intrinsic motivation will have to do! For today’s challenge, you’ll need to create your own blog, using the site Posterous.com. Now, before you click back to the Cartoon Network site just yet, hear me out for a second. […]

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #10!

March 25, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 17 Comments · Digital Storytelling, Educational technology, images/video, podcasting, Web Tools

Continuing with the theme of creativity, today’s challenge is to try out a very cool alternative to PowerPoint, Animoto. BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #10 on 12seconds.tv (Click here if you can’t see the video.) Animoto lets users create videos that incorporate images, music, and text into a very slick, professional-looking product. This would be […]

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #9!

March 13, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 13 Comments · BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, images/video

This one is a little different. The next few challenges will revolve around creativity tools. For starters, the challenge is to try out the site Storyblender and create a narrated/animated scene or video. This site is a blast to use, and the creative possibilities are many! It is so fun, you might just want to […]

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #8!

February 18, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 19 Comments · BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, images/video, Web Tools

The challenge continues with the easiest challenge to date, Challenge #8. Simply check out the wonderful video resource, TeacherTube, find a video you could use in your class, and share the link to it in a comment. That’s it! BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #8 on 12seconds.tv

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #7

February 12, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 14 Comments · Social Networks, Web Tools

12 Second Tech Challenge #7 involves one of my favorite tools. Twitter has allowed me to connect with other educators like no other site I have used. I have learned of new and valuable tools, engaged in thought-provoking discussions, had questions answered, shared my own knowledge, and gotten to know folks around the world via […]

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BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge #6

February 9, 2009 by Randy Rodgers · 10 Comments · BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, images/video, Web Tools

Today’s challenge is to create a quiz using the fun and powerful site, MyStudiyo.com. This site allows users with free accounts to create interactive, multimedia quizzes. Embed images and video, set time limits, and choose from a good selection of quiz templates. Quizzes are in just two forms, multiple choice and survey-type, but it is […]

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