CTE Sessions on Remote Teaching

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CTE Sessions on Remote Teaching

  • Increasing Student Engagement through Technology

    Presenter: Nicole Nicholson & Katie Christoffersen

     

  • Engage Students in Active Online Learning

    Presenter: Elena Venegas

     

  • The Use of Flipgrid in Online and Remote Learning

    Presenter: Omar Elizondo

  • Teaching in a Time of Crisis at a Hispanic Serving Institute

    Presenter: Alyssa Cavazos

     

  • Conducting Peer Observation During a Time of Crisis

    Presenter: Alyssa Cavazos, Judith Guetzow, and Silvia Gutierrez-Leal

  • From No-Tech to Low-Tech

    Presenter: Colin Charlton

  • Structuring Your Remote/Online Summer Class to Make Learning STICK

    Presenter: Alyssa Cavazos

  • Accessibility in Online and Remote Courses - A Quick Start

    Presenter: Tonya Paulette

    Part I

    Part II

Other Sessions

  • How to Alleviate Overwhelm & Stay Focused

    Presenter: Marco Garza & Nicole Englitsch

  • Technology Tools that Facilitate Formative Assessment

    Presenter: Elena Venegas

  • Technology Tools that Facilitate Summative Assessment

    Presenter: Elena Venegas

  • Alternative Forms of Assessment Using Technology Tools

    Presenter: Elena Venegas

Tutorials For Remote Teaching

Tips & Tricks for iPads

  • Tip #1: Use Your iPad as a Document/Demo Camera

    Learn how to use your phone as an external document or demo camera. This works great in Zoom for demonstrating skills or working out problems.

  • Tip #2: Use Screenshot to Save an Entire Article

    Learn an easy way to save a full article to your files, which you can then annotate (see Tip #3).

  • Tip #3: Use the Mark-Up Feature in iPad

    Annotate any PDF file with multiple tools. You can use this feature to mark-up articles, photos, or your students' papers. 

  • Tip #4: Use Screen Recording & Mark-up for Student Feedback

    Take Tip #3 one step further. Use the screen recording feature to create feedback videos for your students. 

  • Tip #5: Use Clips to Make Short Instructional Videos

    Learn the basics of the Clips app. This is one of the easiest video creation apps available. You'll be making short videos, or microlectures, in minutes. To learn the captioning feature in Clips, see Accessibility video #7. 

    • For a deeper dive into microlectures and Clips, follow this link to an Adobe Spark Page that will show you how to create 

  • Tip #6: Get Organized: Home Screen!

    Arrange your Home Screen the way you want it. LEarn how to move, delete and search for apps, and create folders. 

  • Tip #7: Get Organized: Control Center & the Dock

    Learn how to use and to move apps in and out of the Dock and Control Center.

  • Tip #8: Multitasking

    Work with two apps simultaneously with Slide over and Split View. Learn how to drag and drop images, text and video from one document to another.

  • Tip #9: Create Demo Videos with Notes & Apple Pencil

    Turn your iPad into a whiteboard and video record your own illustrations and lessons. With narration!

  • Tip #10: Use iMovie to Produce Creative Narrations: Picture-in-Picture

    Shake up your video narrations! The usual methods are background and "talking head", but iMovie offers three creative options that can provide you with more variety: Picture-in-Picture, Split Screen and Green Screen. Learn how to use PIP in this tip. 

  • Tip #11: Use iMovie & Split Screen for Video Narrations

    Shake up your video narrations! The usual methods are background and "talking head", but iMovie offers three creative options that can provide you with more variety: Picture-in-Picture, Split Screen and Green Screen. Learn how to use Split Screen in this tip. 

  • Tip #12: Use iMovie & Green Screen for Video Narrations

    Shake up your video narrations! The usual methods are background and "talking head", but iMovie offers three creative options that can provide you with more variety: Pciture-in-Picture, Split Screen, and Green Screen. Learn how to use Green Screen in this tip. 

     

  • Tip #13: Use iPad as a Teleprompter

    When recording "talking head" instructional videos, read your scripts from a teleprompter - your iPad. It's easy!

     

Features for Accessibility on iPads

  • Tip #1: Accessing Accessibility!

    Set up your accessibility features in Settings. Then learn how to access them from the Control Center and a Home Screen shortcut. 

  • Tip #2: Vision: Display Accommodations

    Discover iPad display modifications that can be made to accommodate different vision challenges, including adjustments to fonts, colors, contrast and brightness.

  • Tip #3: Vision: Using Zoom

    The Zoom feature allows screen magnification from 100 to 1500 percent, in a separate window or in full-screen mode. Learn how to use Zoom, and its multiple filter options, so that you better see what is happening on your screen.

  • Tip #4: Vision: Using Magnifier

    Magnifier uses the camera on your iPad to increase the size of whatever you point it at. Then you can use any of the camera features to enhance the vision experience.

  • Tip #5: Vision: Using Spoken Content

    The iPad will read email, messages, web pages, articles and textbooks. Speak Content is helpful to those with visual impairments, reading disorders, or second language learners. Discover how to use Speak Screen for reading a full screen, and Speak Selection for reading selected passages. 

  • Tip #6: Vision: Using Voice Over

    Voice Over allows you to hear everything that happens on your iPad screen, even if you can't see it. Use this feature to open apps, type documents, and even hear descriptions of images in photos. 

  • Tip #7: Hearing: Create Captions with Clips

    Why go to the trouble of retrofitting your videos with captions? Create captions at the same time you record your videos, with Clips. For Clips basics, watch video #5 in the Tips & Tricks series.